Arugam Bay Beach


Arugam Bay Surf Beach


Description

Arugam Bay Beach is located in the Ampara District of the Eastern Province in Sri Lanka. The curved part of the beach near the sea takes on a dry sandy nature, while the blue to green seawater adds to the beauty of the area. Arugam Bay, one of the top ten surfing destinations in the world, is a testament to the country's value to the tourism industry. There is a large bay called Elephant Point in the Arugam area which is great to see the whole area once you reach the top of the rock.

Arugam Bay Surf Beach is located about 2 km south of Pottuvil, Arugam Bay is one of the best beaches in Sri Lanka and one of the world's most famous surfers' paradise . The sunrise is a most spectacular sight.
Things to Do in Arugam Bay
How to reach:
  • Trincomalee to Arugam Bay Surf Beach : 5 hr 13 min (247.6 km)
  • Ella to Arugam Bay Surf Beach : 3 hr 4 min (133.5 km)
  • Colombo to Arugam Bay Surf Beach : 6 hr 17 min (408.6 km)
Best time to visit in year:
  • Best time to surf Arugam Bay is : May to September
  • The best waves arrive in : July, August, and September
Best time to visit in day : The sunrise is an amazing sight

Special Remark:
  • Beware of annoying tuk tuk drivers
  • Great place to spend at least 3 days
  • The busiest time is from June to August
  • Restaurants and shops are open from February to October
Famous for:
  • One of the best surfing spots in the world
  • Walk along the scenic beach
  • Enjoy nature
  • During your vacation
  • Sightseeing
  • Photography
  • Best for camping


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