What else to do in Arugam Bay?

In case your muscels need a rest from all the paddling or if it's a 'Bad-Wave-Day', there is a lot more you can do in Arugam Bay Area. We can help you find some unforgettable non-surfing activities. 


Tuk Tuk Safari


watch wild elephants crossing the road, crocodiles in rivers and lagoons, monkeys playing in the trees, the biodiversity of birds and the unique and untouched nature of Sri Lanka’s east coast. 

Temples Of...


Sri Murugan Kovil: close to the surf spot in Okanda, you can find this small temple with its impressive colorful main temple and a nice view over the beach and Jungle Side. 

Pottuvil Lagoon

 Take part on an excursion through mangroves, islands and water roads which are very important for the ecosystem of Sri Lanka. You can find huge lizards, crocodiles, monkeys, kingfisher, eagles, peacocks and many more different kinds of birds.




Kumana National Park

leopards, elephants, buffalos, crocodiles, 100 different kinds of birds and an unique surrounding; all this you can find in the national park of Kumana .


Kudumbigala Forest Hermitage: middle in the jungle you can find this little boulder monastery surrounded by little lagoons and sandbanks. The atmosphere and the view are impressive.  

 Getting Around

 For getting around we can help you organizing your ride. 

You need...

...a Scooter?

...a Tuk Tuk?

...a ride from another destination?

...A ride to your next destination?


We can recommend you 3 nice sunset spots close to Arugam Bay: Elephant Rock, Crocodile Rock and Panama. The views in these places are breathtaking and perfect to finish a day in little paradise. 



Magul Maha Viharaya: is a ruin from 5th century BC middle in the forest. At the entrance a little moonstone decorated with elephants welcomes you and up a little hill you can see a stupa which is protected by two impressive lions. 

If you are interested in any of these activities just talk with us after your surf lesson, visit us at our surf school or hotel, give us a call or write us a short message.