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Address: Beach Road, 32500, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 773200201
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Activities: Surfing

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surfing kingdom

This city is very good place for surfers ,and the beach lover most of young visitors are there for have good time

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This city is very good place for surfers ,and the beach lover most of young visitors are there for have good time

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The place is real fun in Sri Lanka. There's so much to do here, you can party at night, enjoy really nice food. It is the best place to surf in the country. You can also get trainers here for surf. There are some nice pubs near YMCA, which would make your night.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We stayed in Kudakalliya for three nights - bedroom doors opening straight onto the lagoon; monkeys feeding in the trees just outside; brahminy kites etc etc Do not come here if you want or expect all creature comforts but if you want total peace and quiet, wonderful (and seriously good value) food, and such a friendly welcome then this is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Arugam bay is a really nice place to go surfing, as the beaches all are nearby and the waves are really good. We also had no trouble finding a nice place to stay for little money. We rented a cabana at SANTE HOUSE and the hosts are just perfect! You can even order breakfast for little money and buy water... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Arugam Bay is a bay situated on the Indian Ocean in the dry zone of Sri Lanka's southeast coast. The bay is located 320 kilo meters due east of Colombo, and approximately 4 kilo meters south of the market town of Pottuvil. The Arugam Bay area is home to a number of quality surf breaks, the most popular of which... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Arugam bay is really at the end of the small Shri Lankas world. East side )) Before getting here from Colombo you can visit the mountains aria ( middle of the island ). You can get there by train , which takes you through the beautiful view all there way! And in Arugam bay about 10 deferent surfing point around... More 

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Galle, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A huge bay with no waves entering in. All big waves are broken at the "Surfers Point" making them level out as the move further into the bay. So surfers of every competency level can choose where to join in to the waves. There was no sea breeze what so ever. Kind of surprising.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I've been there in September 2012. It's totally different Sri Lankan experience, comparing to the West of the country. Not massive tourist destination back then and local workers were not so used of tourists - e.g. sometimes they brought cutlery after the food was on the table in the restaurants.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We rented two surfboards for three days and I realised at the second day that the leash is broken. I don't know if it was broken when i rented it or how it happened. I didn't have an accident, I just used the surfboard. And I Wwas happy to notice it at the beach and not in the water. They... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

When i arrived in Arugam bay yesterday, i was hoping to find a nice mix of people, locals and activities. But i'm a bit disappointed and will probably leave sooner than expected. Arugam might not be developed, but it is a super 100% tourist place without excuse. Arugam bay only exists of surf shops, tshirt-shops and over priced restaurants. Oh,... More 

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