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nice beach

arugamby its is the place to relax. nice beach view and some people get more money from revelers... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Rock J
Sri Lanka
Best place

We came at the end of the busy season and a lot of places had closed but we absolutely loved it. It... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
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Beach Road, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

arugamby its is the place to relax. nice beach view and some people get more money from revelers and lot of thinks to. exsample arugamby to kumana forest travel arugamby to ukatha beach view lot things more info what's up +94779992177 mainly arugamby is popular...More

Thank Rock J
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We came at the end of the busy season and a lot of places had closed but we absolutely loved it. It was peaceful and relaxed and the owners of business seemed to have more time to chat and hangout.

Thank Jaswilak
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I was in Arugam -bay last week. Commencing from Kandy, taking the A4 motorway, -through 18hair pin bends up to Mahiyangana and from there, to Bibile-Monaragala-Siyambalanduwa- and through the Lahugala national park border, reached Pothuwil town. The entire journey from Kandy to Pothuwil took about...More

Thank SarathSal
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The beaches are great, plenty of awesome fresh seafood (green room seafood platter is unreal), found an awesome little shop called the Arugam outlet - cool party shirts that are all made by the shop owner - we had a little bit of rain but...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This destination is one of the most popular surfing locations and will be home for many travelers during the peak surfing season May - October. The beach and hotels seems deserted during surfing off-season but it will be the perfect time for a relaxing holiday...More

Thank Amila Dananjaya D
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We wasn't going to come due to the travel and our timing but we managed and was so glad we did. After lots of trekking and city bussle it's a lush place to enjoy the beach and sea! Good waves managed to surf; lots of...More

Thank jessshaw1221
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I read the negative reviews first prior to visiting Arugam Bay and felt I shouls address these points first. If you rent a board do it via your hotel....I would recommend the Spice Trail. This way you avoid any shady damage coning! If you are...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Arugam Bay is very relaxed and a little paradies on this earth. But please for everybody that will come: show respect to the culture and be polite to the friendly people that gives you holiday. It depends on the saison but when I was there...More

1  Thank maikevytopil
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Alot of shops and restaurants, surfing vibes everywhere and amazing fresh seafood everywhere, whats not to like ?

Thank Adiel G
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Arugam Bay is absolutely beautiful! We loved surfing Peanut Farm every day, the water and waves were clean and reasonable size. All of our Tuk tuk drivers were happy and friendly . Our favourite was Raseed. A great place for couples, family and single travellers....More

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27 October 2017|
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Response from Seevali D | Reviewed this property |
I think it is comparatively expensive. I have not gone on a boat ride but have watched others using this service. I do not think it is worth the money. Moreover, those engines pollute the sea destroying the coral beds as... More
Becca G
15 May 2017|
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Response from Pasalaka T | Reviewed this property |
U can visit lagoonroughly 2000slk rupes for boat ride in lagoon, also safari can be aranged around 4500 per person. Or just explore the town by hiring a bicycle or scooty(need international licience). 1 temple nearby.