Arugam Bay Beach Overview

Welcome surfers! 320 km away from Colombo Arugam Bay is waiting for you to unveil your adventurous side. An ideal place to be when you want to break free from being just mundane. The bay will definitely fill in some adrenaline rush making you feel all charged up for the biggest challenges of life. The most popular surfing break is ‘Main Point’ which is towards the south of the bay. This adventure spot is well complemented with a relaxing atmosphere. Although one might not find many inhabitants in and around the place as it was once victimised by Tsunami which caused a lot of damage to the bay.

Nestled on Sri Lanka's eastern coast, Arugam Bay Beach stands as a tropical paradise for surf enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Renowned for its world-class waves, the bay attracts surfers from around the globe, especially during the surf season from April to October. Beyond the exhilarating waves, the pristine sandy shores offer a serene escape.

The laid-back atmosphere, dotted with beachside cafes and coconut groves, adds to the charm. Arugam Bay is not just a haven for surfers; it boasts diverse marine life, making it an ideal spot for snorkeling and wildlife enthusiasts. For a complete coastal retreat, consider incorporating Arugam Bay Beach into your Sri Lanka holiday packages, ensuring a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation in this idyllic slice of Sri Lankan coastal beauty.

Highlights: Although, it’s quite ironic to its name but a visit to the Tsunami hotel is a must which serves some of the best rice and curries. If you are a nature lover you can also check out the nearby Kumana National Park which will be equally exciting.

Getting There: The easiest way to reach the Arugam Bay is to take a can from the airport.

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