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Surf in Sri in August

Surf in Sri Lanka in August is the highest peak season month for Arugam bay. If you're planning to visit arugam bay by this time, it's advisable to have a prior arrangement for a room, at least two months in advance. Staying at Peanut farm, or Whiskey point is recommended since the main point can be hectic. You can also make a day trip to Okanda point break. 

Many also prefer to stay in the South coast (Mirissa area) during this time, since the rainfall has stopped and to avoid the crowd in Arugam bay or Pasikuda. South coast also offer upper standard accommodation and great discounted rates. Beginner surfing is possible all through out the year in Weligama beach break.

Overall August is a busy month for tourism in Sri Lanka, therefore it's advisable to have prior arrangements for your holiday

Check out our Arugam bay packages here
Check out our Learn to Surf packages for the South coast here

Check the Weather forecast for Arugam bay here  
Check the average Weather forecast for Mirisa here

August is full of festivities, the most important being the

  • Nikini Full Moon Poya day – The historic Kandy Esala Perahara ends in this month while Seruwila Raja Maha viharaya and Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya annual parades are held during this month.
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