“Arugam Bay Beach has been identified as the best surfing beach in Sri Lanka and 4th best in south east Asia. It also comes with the ten best surfing beaches in the world.” Arugam beach of Sri Lanka also features as one of the most fascinating beaches of Sri Lanka. Arugam Bay is located about 314 km from Colombo, a most beautiful bay with good surfing opportunities.
The East coast offers infinite possibilities for all kinds of water sports and underwater photography. Underneath the Bay lie the many ship-wrecks of the coast which pose a tempting challenge to the diver. If you are interested in water sport activity and surfing then Arugam Bay is definitely the place for all those wind surfers. Arugam Bay is on the list of the top ten surf points in the world. Situated on the South East side of Sri Lanka , Arugam Bay receives the same Antarctic winter swell's that hit Indonesia in the middle of the year. The best time of the year to visit this exquisite beach is between May and November when the predominant wind is offshore for at least the first half of the day. At this time favorable conditions are found for surfing.