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Lovable place to visit all the times, beautiful beaches, beautiful lagoon, good for safari and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fayaz A
via mobile
Read below for a great cheap experience!!!

If you are in Arugam Bay, make sure you rent a scooter around 4 in the afternoon for 1000 lkr or... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Niels L
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“nice beach” (15 reviews)
“off season” (19 reviews)
“sri lanka” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Beach Road, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
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"wild elephants"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovable place to visit all the times, beautiful beaches, beautiful lagoon, good for safari and more... everything’s in one place.

Thank Fayaz A
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are in Arugam Bay, make sure you rent a scooter around 4 in the afternoon for 1000 lkr or so. Drive through arugam bay and to the town panama. As soon as you reach it turn the first street right. Then head on...More

Thank Niels L
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Overall good experience. Being offered drugs doesn't really bother me but it might to some people. Good beach and good surf. The alcohol laws in Sri Lanka are weird so nightlife isn't very great.

Thank LordFairmont
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arugambay bay is on the way to become a big tourist destination. The nay is great if u want to learn how to surf.one of the 10 best sirf G destinations in the world. The are instructors to teach u how. And at a really...More

Thank aratidesai
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time here. Waves can get crowded but that’s life. Plenty of good food and things to do here. When busy it can be mayhem but it’s easy to avoid that if you find the right place to stay. Overall a vibrant...More

Thank Dominic J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arugambay Beach Very Nice and best Surf Point. A famous surfing spot offers quality surf breaks. Arugam Bay is one of the most famous site in Sri Lanka for tourist as you find peaceful beaches, surfing, partying, and do-nothing opportunities at the same place.

Thank Banuka K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach itself it really nice, and the surfing at the point is a fun wave. Anyone trying to tell you this is in the top 10 waves or point breaks in the world has 0/10 idea what they are talking about. There are literally...More

Thank Grace F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great people and not super busy. But expect to pay more for food, drinks and accomodation. Unless you book at The Beach wave Hotel....definately recommend it. Fair price for a great viby spot on the beach close to everything!

Thank Emile21
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arugamby one of the beautiful place in srilanka East. This place is mainly good for surfing. And all so for the sunrise travel as a local contact me for more info... Insta name - jaanush_001 FB name - jaan rock

Thank Rock J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arugambay Beach Very Nice and best Surf Point. Kumana National Park Lagoon Tours Arugambay Everything Good

Thank Arugambay A
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124trish3
June 1, 2018|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
I know when I was there last year I saw what I took to be local in bathing gear so I presume so.
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aaazzzzzz
May 26, 2018|
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Response from Ayman M |
Its not an answer am just asking you if you are there .. because am planning to go two days from after tomorrow ? What is the weather and what if i want to see whales in mirrisa is it possible these days?
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Ahmed B
May 21, 2018|
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Response from donarugambay |
Salam Ahamed No boxing /MMA in arugambay You can find the gyms center in bule wave hotel
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