Arugam Bay For information on buses to and from Arugam Bay please see Getting Here. Reserve in Person You can only reserve tickets in advance on some private buses (not the government red buses). Go to the private bus stand […]
Cinnamon Air Cinnamon Air fly 8-seater air taxis which in some cases also land on water. Destinations include: Ampara, Arugam Bay, Bandaranaike International Airport (Domestic Terminal), Bentota, Castlereagh, Colombo City – Waters Edge, Dickwella, Hambantota – Mattala, Jaffna, Kalpitiya, Kandy, Koggala, […]
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 […]
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. www.facebook.com/groups/srilankasafarishare/ (opens […]
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 […]
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 […]
Northeast Monsoon (Dec to Feb) The northeast monsoon is also known as the Maha Monsoon and affects the north and east of the island. Heavy rainfall and strong winds are common and it is generally worse as you travel further north. The […]