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Arugam Bay Tourism

Tourism in Arugam Bay

Best Months to Visit: June / July / August / September

Recommended Duration: 1 Day

Popular for: Beach and Surfing

Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)

If you planning travel to Arugam Bay? Here's a detailed about Arugam Bay tourism and travel guide to help you plan your holiday in Arugam Bay.

Arugam Bay is a bay located on the Indian Sea in the dry area of Sri Lanka's southeast coastline. The bay is positioned (320 kilometers) due east of Colombo in Sri Lanka. It is a preferred surfing as well as most visited travel place in Sri Lanaka.

A Travel Guide to Arugam Bay

While generally angling has actually overwhelmed the community economic situation, tourist has developed swiftly in the zone since late. Tourism in Arugam Bay is overwhelmed by browse tourist, on account of a few high quality breaks in the area; however site visitors are also drawn in by the community coastlines, tidal fish ponds, remarkable sanctuaries and the surrounding Kumana National Park.

Things to Do in Arugam Bay

  1. Arugam Bay Surfing
  2. Yoga
  3. Nature Watching
  4. Ayurveda
  5. Rent a Moto & Explore!
  6. Explore Panama Tank
  7. Kumana National Park
  8. Fishing with the Locals
  9. Whiskey Point Friday Nights
  10. Mambo’s Saturday Nights
  11. Dinners at Beach Hut
Festivals in Arugam Bay

Arugam Bay hosts the Sri Lankan Airlines Pro every year in the month of (Aug or Sep). It's a vital ASP surfing event for both males and females. Holiday accommodation is difficult to locate, so make sure to book in advance.

Evolution of Tourism in Arugam Bay

At the starting it was an angling town which time tourist browse through Arugam Bay as hippie tourist. These people liked the nature and all of a sudden they saw the big waves in Arugam Bay and the prepared a searching board utilizing the coconut stud. After that the message saved mouth to mouth by them as well as detailed the traveler determined that it was an excellent place to browse and also begin to get here to Arugam Bay.

Afterwards the angler saw the incoming tourist as well as thought just how to offer lodging for them, and also began to lease their kajan huts for them. Afterward the quantity of the tourist starts to raise and also the angler's started to develop little guest houses.

Best time to Visit Arugam Bay?

September is the actual end of the period with the closing get-togethers taking place on the second last to last week yet there be still stuff going on. We saw in September, simply the end of the season and also there were still a lot of individuals yet no browse left.

Do not worry however, the south coastline is rupturing with browse in Mirissa as well as Unawatuna.

Don't check out after October as whatever will be shut down. Lodgings will close, as well as food places will shut so as you can visualize, there won't be much of an atmosphere.

Distance from Major Tourist Places
  • Anuradhapura to Arugam Bay – 306 kilometers
  • Bentota to Arugam Bay – 340 kilometers
  • Colombo to Arugam Bay – 365 kilometers
  • Dambulla to Arugam Bay – 246 kilometers
  • Ella to Arugam Bay – 139 kilometers
  • Galle to Arugam Bay – 291 kilometers
  • Hikkaduwa to Arugam Bay – 311 kilometers
  • Kandy to Arugam Bay – 212 kilometers
  • Nuwara Eliya to Arugam Bay – 179 kilometers
  • Yala National Park to Arugam Bay – 164 kilometers

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