Beautiful Arugam Bay is one of the most enchanting travel destinations in Sri Lanka. The spectacular beauty of these glorious shores can indeed take your very breath away! The dazzling splendor of the great Indian Ocean that ceaselessly ripples and crashes upon the pristine shores of the town adds to the charm of this mesmerizing region for sure.
Arugam Bay is a synonymous with surfing. Indeed, it has been ranked among the top 10 surf destinations in the world! There are plenty of great water sport centers here. You can access to learn more about the delightful indulgence of surfing. Many local and international surf competitions have been held in the town throughout the years too.
The best time to surf in Arugam Bay is considered to be between the months of May and September. However a number of people visit Arugam Bay throughout the year to enjoy surfing as well as swimming.
The Basses Reef which is located in close proximity to Arugam Bay is one of the most beautiful dive sites in the country. Between the months of November and December the little town becomes a perfect spot to enjoy bird watching too. Places like Magul Maha Viharaya, Pottuvil Point and Okanda are prominent attractions in the region. You can get in touch with Green Holiday Centre to have a comprehensive tour of the town arranged.