Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
Categories: Bodies of Water, Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Head for some waves, sun, and swimming at Arugam Bay, one of Sri Lanka's top surf beaches. Ride the tide of the Indian Ocean, which meets with the beach's soft golden sand. If swimming and surfing aren't your thing, retreat to one of the restaurants or beachside guesthouses and enjoy views out over the sea. Natural shade at the beach is minimal, so bring sunscreen and an umbrella if you can. A visit to Arugam Bay represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Arugam Bay itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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More expensive than a lot of other places in Asia.Local beer in bottles or cans and not much else available. Large can of tiger $6 + if you can find it. Food was great in a few places expect to pay $8... read more »
The wave at main point on its day is truly world class and so easy to surf! If you can get one ...the wave is incredibly busy due to its ease of paddling out and take off. Meaning you will be dodging ... read more »
I had mixed feelings about Arugam Bay: it was peak season and the place was busy and hot. A nice long beach, surfing and surf lessons, but swimming was also possible as long as you're OK getting throu... read more »
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