Surfing definitely tops the list of things to do in Arugam Bay. In fact surfing in Arugam Bay is not merely an activity, it is an experience. There are many point breaks including the Ullah point, Pottuvil point and crocodile point which are ideal for beginners and experienced surfers alike. During the surfing season in July and August each year, Arugam Bay simply comes alive and the entire place is a hub of activity as the UK Pro-Surfing Association’s Sri Lanka Surf Championships are conducted, with over 45 of the best surfers the world over, participate in a thrilling event.
Things to do in Arugam Bay however are by no means restricted to surfing alone. It is a great place to simply chill out and perhaps read a book on a hammock or lie on the beach and enjoy the warm waters softly patting your skin as you are mesmerized by the glorious ocean. The delicious spicy rottis with exotic fillings which can be found in plenty of places along the coast are a treat not to be missed. If you want to give yourself a sugar rush, the mouth-watering home-made goodies including ice cream, warm breads and crumbly cookies just out of the oven at Café del Mar or Geckos are the best.
Another one of the popular things to do in Arugam Bay is to enjoy a few drinks at Mambos which is packed with lively entertainment including upbeat music and dancing on Saturday nights.Submit Inquiry