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Bandula Surfing School

Open today: 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Bandula is the one!

We have taken surf lessons in Arugam Bay and I must say, Bandula (in Tangalle) is a class above... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
Chicken wings and lizard leg!

What a fantastic surfing experience! Bandula and his team are extremely professional. My 15 year... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cambridge UK
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Bandula Surfing School is the first surf school based in Tangalle with ISA certified instructors. Our founder Bandula was the second surfer in Tangalle and started surfing in 1990, exploring and finding four new breaks in the area of Tangalle. With...more
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No 130 Beach Road, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
+94 77 635 7734
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have taken surf lessons in Arugam Bay and I must say, Bandula (in Tangalle) is a class above from start to finish. A true professional who picks you up from your hotel and takes care of everything with fresh towels, shower and drinks after...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic surfing experience! Bandula and his team are extremely professional. My 15 year old son and I felt really well looked after. Bandula is one of the few qualified surfing instructors in Sri Lanka and the instruction he gave was much better than...More

Thank Jolyon01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very unsure whether to try surfing or not – we'd heard that a good level of fitness and a high frustration tolerance would be required and we have neither. Now, we're extremely glad we did give it a try and can't wait to...More

Thank la_alina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An unforgettable overall experience... I had never surfed before and after a lesson with my 7 yr old son we’re now “hooked”... Bandula and his team where amazing with us beginners - every detail was looked after and we literally got up after the first...More

Thank Daisy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our recent visit to Sri Lanka, I booked a surf lesson for 3 teenagers who had never surfed before. I contacted Bandula by email the day before and he came back to me promptly. We arranged pick up from our hotel in Tangalle and...More

Thank LindaOB
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great day with bandula surfing school! In the morning we were collected at our hotel by 2 surfing teachers and two drivers. The instructions where very clear for our two children (9 and 10 y/o) and in no time they managed to...More

Thank emmi r
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent overall experience. My husband and I went on our honeymoon as it was one of our highlights. We have both surfed a little before but still needed lessons. Was great to have a one-on-one instructor. Bandula gave me specific feedback after each wave I...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Very professional and passionate instructors, good equipments, good spot, punctual transfer, and very nice complimentary passion fruit juice.

Thank Thanadej P
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent professors. Good equipment and very nice spot. They really try hard to help you and make the try a real fun experience

Thank Renaud S
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Having come from Greece with my family, my biggest hope for our visit to Sri Lanka was to surf. For that reason, I had to rate 5 stars for bandula surf school as not only did they guide me with my surfing but also provided...More

Thank StephRK74
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Emily M
14 June 2017|
Response from Bandula G | Property representative |
we are based in Tanglle.
Christopher T
29 December 2016|
Response from Bandula G | Property representative |
Dear. Good evening to you and many thanks for the Mes. you can rent the surf boards in Nilwalla beach. Many thanks. Bandula.
Eric B
23 December 2016|
Response from bandula2014 | Property representative |
Good morning. From ananthaya to tangalle 35 minit. Many thanks. Bandulasurfingschool.