Arugam Bay is a lovely seaside town located on the southeast coast of Sri Lanka. The ‘bay’ is on the Indian Ocean that surrounds the country. The town of Arugam Bay is located 320km east of Colombo. With a population of a few hundred it is famed to have the best surf spot in the country.
Locally Arugam Bay is referred to as Ullai and it is one of the best places for a calm beach side holiday, a place you would want to swing on a hammock all day long. The town is not only about the beach and surfing but there are plenty of things for non-surfers and holidaymakers to enjoy here. If you plan to visit Arugam Bay on your arrival to the country you can easily find Airport Transfers Sri Lanka through transportation providers such as Malkey Rent a Car. They offer self-drive as well as chauffer driven vehicles to all parts of the country. You can choose from luxury, premium, general cars or 4WD vehicles for your journey. Special tours are also offered by them and they would help you to organize your tours around Sri Lanka hassle free without a cost.
For those who enjoy water activities Arugum Bay unveils a range of fun things to do. You can snorkel, swim or dive on the famous Basses reef and enjoy oceanic activities available. For those who want to explore the neighboring area, you can take a ride to the Kumana National Park which is just over 10km away from Arugam Bay. With a 200 hectare swamp lake fed by Kumbukkan Oya, the park is filled with myriad of birds, and hoards of other wild animals such as leopards, elephants, deer, wild boar and sloth bear.
You can also travel to the sand dunes of Panama, stretched along the coast towards Pottuvil. This is about 10km away from Arugam Bay.
Shehera Fioni is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Catalina Forbes. Her content is based on many thrilling escapades offered to travellers across the world.