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 […]
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” […]
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)
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.
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 […]