Arugam Bay has a lot to offer during the summer months. The best time of year for sun, surf and when most shops and restaurants are open is April to October. Summer time is PARTY time and July & August are the busiest months for us.
We offer different activities for different taste buds: from Jungle BBQ to SURF lessons, LAGOON tours in Panama, and CURRY COOKING CLASSES to name a few.
Click below for more information on what we offer:
Have you tried surfing yet? Meet our favourite surf teachers and check out the various surf spots in and around Arugam Bay area: Peanut Farm, Okanda, Whiskey Point to name a few. We work with professional and experienced surf teachers, ideal for one to one, couples, and kids classes. For best surf results come between May to October.
Surfing Safari are a popular day out:
Leaving at sunrise and back by sunset. Including surfing in Okanda, breakfast, lunch, Kudimbigala Monastery, and a jungle safari.
The best day out.
Lagoon Tour and sunset nibbles
Enjoy sunset over Panama lagoon, surrounded by peacocks and wildlife. We also arrange crab fishing with the experts. Followed by a delicious BBQ. Great family adventure. An absolute must.
visit ancient temples
around Arugam Bay are some of the most beautiful temples, monasteries and shrines definitely worth a visit. Okanda; Kudimbigala; Panama temples. There are also a couple historical sites around Pottuvil and Lahaugala. Ask us to find out more and how to reach them.
off the beaten track
there are many curious spots for wildlife, people, markets, street photography,as well as various religious events during the summer months unwritten in the guide books. Raffaella, a photographer aficionado, can take you to secret local events in the area for an amazing photographic experience.
TUK TUK SAFARI
We arrange 3 hour safari by tuk tuk visiting hidden secret spots where elephants, crocodiles, monkeys, peacocks, exotic birds roam free in the wild. These mini safaris are best during the month of July and August, when elephants come out to play in the rice fields.
curry cooking class
let the experts show you how its done!
Cooking class with Sudu and Raffaella; demonstrating 3 curry; coconut sambol; pappadam and rice. Max 4 people.
(In July and August we have limited classes, due to a super busy restaurant).
Kumana Safari - Yala East
We put you in touch with expert drivers to visit Yala East for a safari; these are best done in groups of 4 or 6, and there is always someone to share a safari with if its just 2 of you.
If you fancy spotting a leopard, elephants amazing birds, bears, deers and more, this half day tour is a must.