Elephant Rock is a very popular beginner surf spot located approximately 4km south of Arugam Bay. In addition to surfing, the location offers the chance to explore isolated and untouched beaches, climb the rock to view an amazing sunset and, […]
After receiving a large number of emails on the subject of dengue fever in Arugam Bay we decided to release this update. Arugam Bay lies on the East Coast and is located in the Ampara district. This is one of […]
The second Arugam Bay Half Marathon will take place in less than two weeks. If you are interested in supporting this event here is what you need to know… Who are the Organisers? The event is being organised by the […]
Overview There are now three hostels in Arugam Bay offering a mix of dorm beds and private rooms. Little Lagoon hostel is located at the quieter northern end of the bay near the lagoon. The Long Hostel and Arugam Hostel […]
For those searching for a more personalised yoga experience away from the larger hotels the Yoga Love Shala (follow the link for more info) may interest you. Rooms are also available in this traditional Sri Lankan home run by a French […]
Latest Developments There have been many developments in the taxi situation between Colombo and Arugam Bay already this year. As there are now several luxury bus options available to travellers, the taxi price has fallen as a result. Taxi Sharing Also […]
Arugam Bay has not been previously known for its luxury accommodation options although that is starting to change in 2017. There are now a handful of higher-quality places to stay that range between 3 and 4 star hotels. Kottukal Beach […]
The schedule is 8.30am and 4.30pm Mon to Fri and 8.30am Sun, cost 1000LKR. Follow the Facebook link to view more details.