Whiskey Point

In a surfer’s paradise at Arugam Bay, Whiskey point is one of the main break points to catch some thrilling waves that are ideal for beginner and intermediate surfers.


  • Whiskey point is a recognized point break for all types of surfing
  • Considered as the second popular break point, it has attracted many a surfer, local or foreign
  • This break point has intermediate waves that range from 2 feet to 6 feet
  • A beautiful stretch of beach great for sunbathing, relaxing and enjoying breathtaking views of the sea after a slow hike up the rocks


One of the many surfing points found in the destination of Arugam Bay, Whiskey Point is considered to be the second favourite surfing spot in the locality. It is one of the areas for beginners/intermediate surfing lessons, and even professionals come to test their skills. Surfers do not have to swim out very far to catch some waves, as they break somewhat close to the beach. The waves are not harsh but it may take a while to get a good wave coming along.For those who are getting back into the water after some time to regain their confidence, this is exactly the place to go.

The best time for surfing at the Arugam Bay surfing points is from May to October as the waves are more approachable and easier to handle compared to the other months of the year. However, waves are pretty easy to catch as they are available all season long at whiskey point. The waves on the right aren’t that technical, and are slow and fat. The size of the waves range from 2 ft to 6 ft.

Whiskey Point isn’t strictly limited to surfing as there are many rocks that one can climb and enjoy the view. There’s the option of long walks along the beach, where you will feel the tropical breeze, or you can leisurely sunbathe and soak up the sun.

In the evening the whole area transforms into a party atmosphere where people come to unwind and relax. It is a place where friends hang out while having a drink and indulging in a variety of fresh seafood.