Colombo to Arugam Bay Bus Route Map

Colombo to Arugam Bay by Taxi 2017

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 the increase in Facebook of groups such as […]

Top Luxury Accommodations in Arugam Bay 2017

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 House by Jetwing This is probably the only true “luxury” […]

New Facebook Group to Share Safaris

This is a new group to help travellers share safaris in Sri Lanka. The benefits are huge; not only will you save money but also reduce traffic, noise and pollution, helping to preserve the national parks of Sri Lanka. https://www.facebook.com/groups/srilankasafarishare/ (opens in a new window)

Updated Colombo to Arugam Bay Bus Times May 2017

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 […]