Arugam Bay Surf Resort is located in a tropical fishing village on Sri Lanka’s remote East Coast. The beach-side cabanas are walking distance to a gorgeous long right-hand point break, with reef barrels at the top. The budget rooms are clean and comfortable . The upper floor features more spacious rooms with balconies and double fans. Deluxe rooms are available with A/C and hot water. Family bungalows with ocean views are available, and can be rented to groups or families. Maximum occupancy is four to five people. Facing East, the terraces are perfect for coffee and breakfast while greeting the stunning sunrise over the blue sea. All rooms have mosquito nets, soap and linens provided.
Arugam Bay is a fascinating destination for much more than surfing. It is on the edges of the Lahugala, Gal Oya, and Kumana National Parks. Jump in a jeep for safari style guided tours to see the local wildlife of elephants, monkeys, rhinos, and much more. For history enthusiasts, there are the awesome ancient ruins, of Muhudu Maha Vihare, Magul Maha Vihare, and Kudumbigala monasteries situated nearby. The resort can organize various tours in the area.
If you are after peace and quiet, unwind and sway in the breeze on the outdoor hammocks. The nightlife is also an attraction for travelers to Arugam Bay. The destination is notorious for discos, full moon parties. and fire dancing.
The Arugam Bay Resort has a wonderful open-air restaurant overlooking the big sandy beach and expansive views across the ocean. Sit on the shaded patio with your drink of choice, or work on your tan. But the sun is strong here, so be careful and don’t be shy with the sunblock. The restaurant serves Western basics, like burgers, sandwiches, and pasta. The Eastern and Sri Lankan curries and other local specialties are spicy and delightful. Of course there is a focus on locally caught fresh seafood dishes of prawns and fish. Finally, rounding out the menu, are some Mexican style items such as Burritos and Tacos.
Breakfast is served from 5 a.m and is complimentary fruit juices, tea, coffee and light meals. The Restaurant is open all day.
To stay connected to the rest of the world, there is an internet cafe, as well as complimentary Wifi offered throughout.