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Perfect for Wind Surfers, Lot of Wind Surfing Lessons Going On

Though the entry is of a fishing village and looks pretty dirty, when you walk along the shore and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sasidar R
Great walk away from the bay itself

We visited during the low season. Nonetheless, we enjoyed some excellent beach walks along the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reigate, United Kingdom
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Beach Road, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
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All reviews off season sri lanka nice beach tuk tuk the east coast laid back fishing boats other places main point place to stay peanut farm friendly locals surf resort great place to chill enjoyed my stay wild elephants prawns
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Laid back surfer town I was here in off season , not many people but still a lot of waves and you can connect to the local surfers which makes life a bit easier ;) I wouldn't want to come in high season I prefer...More

Thank Manu R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Though the entry is of a fishing village and looks pretty dirty, when you walk along the shore and reach a point were surfers are enjoying their moment. My kids learned to windsurf and were enjoying the evening.

1  Thank Sasidar R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited during the low season. Nonetheless, we enjoyed some excellent beach walks along the right side of the bay.

Thank hdias
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arugambay surfer’s paradise-Beach resort in the southern most part of the Eastern coast. Rated as the 11th best surfing destination in the world and 3rd in Asia. Lahugala national park famous for its elephants the Pottuvil lagoon and the Kumana Bird Sanctuary are in close...More

Thank VisionLanka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is nice beach and it is safe for families too. But could be crowded during holidays. When you are there, notice the life guards. It is always safe to swim between the flags. The nearby hotel uses part of the public beach to put...More

Thank Kandytraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful stretch of sand with restaurants, bars and resorts. There is a surfer feeling to this location however the waves aren’t that incredible to draw that crowd exclusively. 1/3 of all stores/accommodations are closed during off season period and the other 2/3 are understaffed and...More

Thank Aljiex Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is mostly for the surfing community , we enjoyed our stay on the beach and the sea . It was a refreshing experience

Thank Suresh J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love sun,sea and also sand.Very beautiful indian ocean waves help to me happy in whole day.i always recommend to the world,if you like to sun,sea and also sexy beaches....that is your suitable place.

Thank sherry_dissa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach is long but quite narrow. There are many small hotels/shacks and restaurants along the beach, some restaurants are really good, such as Gecko. The wood-fire thin crust sea-food pizza was yummy. About surfing at Arugam Bay, there are also nicer places near to...More

1  Thank KIM C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You get surfers from all over the world during the season from June to September. The main point is not for beginners as there is a reef so be careful if you're still learning you may have to go a bit further to the left...More

Thank andresgks
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Linh M
October 1, 2018|
Response from iflas |
Hey linh Right now A Bay still have people and working some surf spots main point,whisky point and peanut point also you can surf there. If you are intermediate the waves so good .cheers IBU.
Shri M
September 26, 2018|
Response from Anto S | Reviewed this property |
Yes amazing for everything
June 1, 2018|
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Response from kellypatrick123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I would wear something more modest in the street, but it’s fine on the beach.