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, of course, the chance to see wild elephants roaming nearby. […]
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For a party town it can be surprisingly difficult at times to buy alcohol in Arugam Bay. This is because there are actually very few places that sell it legally with a licence. During the off-season from November to March it can be even harder as for most places it […]
Costs It is possible to rent a motorbike, scooter or tuk tuk in Arugam Bay but you should be aware that it is not 100% legal. As of now there are no official registered hire providers in the local area. There are however, many locals who will be happy to […]
We have launched a new independent website aimed at people searching for a surf lesson in Sri Lanka; please share and support this resource aimed at enabling all instructors to advertise for free; srilankasurflessons.com. If you know of anyone who should be included please let us know.
Take extra care when using ATMs as card skimming seems to be on the rise, especially in the Kandy area. Read the Sri Lankan Sunday Times article here.