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Arugam Bay Beach

Attraction

Arugam Bay Beach

           Arugam Bay is regarded as the number 1 surfing beach in Sri Lanka. This bay lies 320 km to the east of Colombo. Originally Fishing culminated at Arugam Bay but now Tourism overwhelms the area. Arugam bay attracts Surf crowd from all over the world. It is not uncommon to meet many travelers from all over the world who came to Arugam Bay to have a weekend off but fell in love with the golden beach and decided to extend there vacation.

           Arugam Bay was an area which was heavily affected by the 2004 Tsunami which hit Sri Lanka, due to many organizations donating boats and money for the rebuild of this amazing beach city, Arugam Bay has developed into a Surfers paradise.Ther are many Surf spots in Arugam Bay the most popular ones being Pottuvil point and Crocodile Rock.

 

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Things to do:

  1. Go Scuba Diving
  2. Visit Kumana Nationa Park
  3. Relax on the beach
  4. Explore the city and surroundings with a rented scooter
  5. Enjoy a Yoga session
  6. Birdwatching

           Arugam Bay is also one of the major party locations in Sri Lanka, Parties can rage on till sunrise and the locals are extremely inviting to Travellers. All in all, if you want to relax and party a bit on your vacation Arugam Bay is the place to be.