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Dengue Fever in Arugam Bay

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 least affected areas in Sri Lanka. Follow this link to the Government dengue information …

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Arugam Bay Half Marathon 2017 – Run for Education!

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 Arugambay Development Forum (ADF) an organisation that actively supports local education needs. The event …

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New Donation Based Yoga Classes

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 yogi. Yoga classes are run for smaller groups and are donation based. Namaste!

Hideaway Yoga 2017

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.

New Spa at the Blue Wave Hotel

It is now possible to get a massage at the new spa in the Blue Wave hotel. Follow the link to their Facebook page for more info. For other spa options in Arugam Bay see the page Ayurveda and Massage or Luxury Accommodation in Arugam Bay.

New Safari Share Forum

There is a new safari sharing forum at This is the ideal place to find people to share the cost of a Kumana safari. Follow this link to the new Safari Shares forum (opens in a new window). Also see our Business Directory for a list of safari tour providers.

Yoga Retreats in Arugam Bay 2017

There are no dedicated yoga retreats in Arugam Bay, although there are a couple of bespoke options available in 2017 if you are looking for the full yoga, surf and accommodation package. Elephant Road Resort The Elephant Road Resort offers group packages which can be arranged specially to meet your dates and requirements. However, they only operate during …

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