Arugam Bay is a beach paradise and the place for a beach bum to hang out. Seriously this laidback Sri Lanka beach location delivers on everything you would expect of an idyllic seaside holiday. Arugam Bay has been named among some of the best places for surfing, which is why you will find both experts and novices alike riding the waves. You can try your hand at it as well if you are a first timer. There are impromptu lessons available as well while it is quite easy to hire surfing equipment in the area.
If surfing is not your thing there is absolutely nothing to worry about as this lovely moon-shaped bay is within itself perfect capable of keeping your satisfied. The powdery soft sand is warm to the touch and invites you to leave your cares behind and simply soak up the sun. Arugam Bay is the sort of place where you can spend the day on the beach or in a shady hammock, just sipping chilled beer and eating mouth watering seafood as the sound of the waves serenade you. Conveniently everything lies along a single road that runs parallel to the coastline. The simple infrastructure ensures that your creature comforts are taken care off with minimum fuss. The simple beachfront guesthouses and restaurants offer great services for those looking for simplicity rather than luxury. You will not find throbbing beach parties filled with masses of people, but you will find serenity.
Arugam Bay has a host of other attractions besides its amazing beach. It about 45 minutes away from the popular Yala National Park where nature lovers can binge on the amazing wildlife that calls the park home. Wild elephants, to sloth bears, sambar, crocodile and the leopards to mention just a few. Other interesting places not too far away include the Lahugala National Park which is also home to wild elephants and the Kumana Bird Sanctuary. It is well known as a natural habitat for thousands of migratory birds. If you would like to take in some history then while in Lahugala visit the Magul Maha Viharaya which is a historic temple that dates as far back as the 2nd Century BC.
You will definitely enjoy some of the best beach holidays while in Arugambay. So make a point to come on over to Arugam Bay and see why people rave about this east coast beach area that maybe still developing infrastructure wise but delivers more than expected. Inspire Voyages can help you organize your Arugam Bay holiday so that all you have to do is select your best beachwear!!