Arugam bay, Arugam bay town, surfing, lagoon

Arugam Bay village itself is not much talkative among locals because it just a single main road running parallel to the beach dotted with guest houses, cafes and shops, including Arugam Bay’s trademark. But actually Arugam Bay is a hidden gem located on the east coast of Sri Lanka. Because it’s located 6 hours 45 minutes (387.5 km) away from the capital of Sri Lanka and other tourist attractions. Present it has been popular due to its own enjoyably eccentric charm. However, it has managed to retain its small-town charm while gaining popularity among travelers looking to explore some offbeat destinations in Sri Lanka. Especially Arugam Bay is known to be the surfers paradise, due to it is the best beach in Sri Lanka for surfing. As Sri Lanka is a Tropical country, the weather throughout the year is almost alike. The most pleasant season to visit Arugam Bay is during the months of May to September, when the monsoons have descended.

The closest mini airport to Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka is Batticalo airport. Some of tourists travels through the sea plans to such offbeat destinations in Sri Lanka.

Places to visit and things to do in Arugam Bay:

·         Visit Elephant Rock
·         Go surfing
·         Take a Lagoon safari
·         Unwind at the Pottuvil beach

Go surfing: The most popular tourist activity in Arugam Bay is surfing. You should not leave without trying even if you haven’t surfed before. There are trainers who will guide you, and the waves are pleasant enough for all types of surfers. The tourists who loves surfing are visit Sri Lanka for this purpose only. They are coming to Sri Lanka with their own surfing boards and participating for the surfing tournaments in Sri Lanka. 

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