Arugam bay is regarded as a top ten surfing Destination in the world. Many say there is a unique vibe in Arugam bay, which is hard to find anywhere else in the world.
Arugam bay Surf Camp offers a range of surfing programmes for all levels of surfers, cost effective accommodation, nourishing menu, and a cool atmosphere in a small corner of Arugam bay. We offer a range of surfing programmes, including surf coaching for level 1 & 2, and surf guiding for more advanced surfers with our in-house ISA certified surf coaches. We have a tv with range of surfing movies to watch in your free time, and some surf coaching videos available on request. A Slack line is stretched between the trees to improve your balance, and a hand made Indo-board for your free time.
Plenty of flowers and trees are grown in the garden, giving you the much needed lushness in the burning sun in south east of Sri Lanka. Hammocks are there for your book-readings and power naps, and a small bean bag chill-out area in house with smooth music going on throughout the day. Wifi is a norm, and a dongle is available foc on request which you can top-up if you need some extra fast internet. 12 (and counting) surf boards, 2 boogie boards, and 2 SUP boards are available for rent for in-house guests for good rates.
We have 3 room categories in our camp, aptly named after few surfing moves for easy identification. 1) Standard room – Comes with Double or twin bed, mosquito net, towel rack, writing desk, fan, and attached bathroom. There are 2 standard rooms in the house, named 'Tombstone' and 'Mind surfer'. These can be booked on Single or Double occupancy. 2) Budget room – Comes with twin beds, mosquito net, towel rack, fan, and shared bathroom. There are 3 budget rooms in the house, 2 doubles, and 1 single, named 'Hack', 'Bottom turn' and 'Floater'. 'Hack' & 'Bottom turn' can be booked on Single or Double occupancy. 3) Cabana – Comes with three single beds, fan, mosquito nets, towel rack, and attached bathroom. There is only one cabana, located outside the main house, named 'Ariel'.
In-house chef Gallage will dish out your nourishing food orders, including continental / Sri Lankan breakfast. He does his marketing daily, to get the freshest of ingredients, especially vegetables and fish. Simple things such as chili, spinach, curry leaves etc are grown in the garden, without any chemicals being used.