Arugam Bay, a moon-shaped curl of soft sand, is home to a famed point break that many regard as the best surf spot in the country, situated on the Indian Ocean in the dry zone of Sri Lanka’s southeast coast. This wide sweeping sandy beach is a heaven of coral reefs which gives home to abundance of tropical fish where Arugam Bay is also renowned as a delightful snorkeling paradise.
While it’s alluring bird watching sites gives pleasure to anyone’s eyes, the Muhudu Maha Viharaya, Magul Maha Viharaya, Pottuvil Point, Crocodile Rock, Okanada and the Kumana National Park make explorers a fine destination. Not merely being a beach, the village of Arugam Bay brings about the loveliest sceneries that span over mangrove, jungle, lagoon, river, rice fields and sand dunes. Arugam Bay is an enchanting place to view on, because it’s a place where the mind fulfills with joy.