The top activity on the list of things to do in Arugam Bay is surfing.
There are plenty of places to hire boards from in town. Approximately you must pay 500 rupees for a half day which gives 4 hours of Arugam Bay surfing.
So whether you’re a beginner or an international veteran, this is the place to get out on a board and ride with the big boys.
With pros flocking from Australia and Bali to hit the waves on the East coast of Sri Lanka, Arugam Bay is the most popular place to surf in the country.
It’s not only a spot for professionals, there’s places for beginners to learn too so don’t worry! There are many places where you can discuss having some lessons.