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Colombo to Arugam Bay by Taxi 2021

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 due to an increase in taxi sharing on sites such as srilankataxishare.com travellers are now organising …

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The Ultimate Guide to Arugam Bay Accommodation 2020

This guide is for travellers who know what they want but are not sure where to start! All links go to Booking.com where you can check availability and read reviews. If you have any other recommendations please make a comment below. Hotels with a Pool Babar Point – Perfect for Couples $$ (Whiskey Point) Jetwing …

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Top Luxury Accommodations in Arugam Bay 2020

Arugam Bay has not been previously known for its luxury accommodation options but there are now a handful of higher-quality places to stay that range between 3 and 4 star hotels. Kottukal Beach House by Jetwing This is probably the only true “luxury” option and is located directly on the beach in Pottuvil 4km north of …

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Updated Colombo to Arugam Bay Bus Times February 2020

There are now 5-6 buses running between Pottuvil and Colombo, all travelling through the night and taking about 7 hours. Two of these are luxury ac buses and the rest are regular non-ac buses. It appears that one of the non-ac private buses can be prebooked at busbooking.lk (see the comment below). Approximate departure times (usually to within …

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Arugam Bay Half Marathon 2019 – Rise Up Sri Lanka!

The fourth Arugam Bay Half Marathon will take place in August. 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) ADF Facebook Page an organisation that actively supports local education needs. The event slogan …

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How to Book a Train Ticket in Advance in Sri Lanka

Reserve in Person Go to any of these stations and buy the ticket up to 30 days before the date of travel: Aluthgama, Anuradhapura, Badulla, Bandarawela, Batticaloa, China Bay, Colombo Fort, Diyathalawa, Ella, Galle, Gal Oya, Gampaha, Haputale, Hatton, Hikkaduwa, Hingurakgoda, Jaffna, Kalutara South, Kandy, Kantale, Kilinochchi, Kurunegala, Matara, Nanu Oya, Nawalapitiya, Pallai, Peradeniya, Polgahawela, Polonnaruwa, …

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