Where surfing comes alive – Arugam Bay is Sri Lanka’s stepping stone on the Indian Ocean trail for a long time. It is the most escapist and renowned surfing locations in the world even though Arugam is just a small fishing village on the east coast of Sri Lanka. The glittering waters surround sweeping soft golden sands with thrilling wave swells and long consistent breaks along with epic sunsets; making it every surfer’s paradise. The spectacular scenery, amazing coral reefs, loads of tropical fish, bird and wildlife, mangroves and jungles, give an ambience of exotica.
The surfers will come across many points on the stretch of beach that is frequented by surfers from around the world from April to October. The Main Point is one of the main surfing areas of the bay. Different breaks in the area incorporate Pottuvil Point and Whiskey Point towards the north, and Elephant Rock, Peanut Farm and Okanda towards the south of Arugam Bay.