Everything you need to know about surfing at Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a surfer's paradise with its warm waters, consistent waves, and surf spots that cater to all levels. Beginners can start at Weligama or Hikkaduwa, while experienced surfers can enjoy the world-class point breaks at Arugam Bay. Apart from surfing, Sri Lanka offers a rich cultural heritage, wildlife, and delicious cuisine to explore.

Frequently asked questions

Beginners can start at Weligama or Hikkaduwa, while experienced surfers may prefer Arugam Bay.

Arugam Bay is renowned for its excellent point breaks.

Yes, Sri Lanka is generally safe for tourists, but like anywhere, it's important to stay alert and follow local advice.

The best time for beginners is November to April on the West Coast and May to October on the East Coast. Experienced surfers will find the best conditions from April to October.

Costs can vary, but expect to budget around 100,000-200,000 LKR (€430-€860 EUR, $500-$1000 USD) for a week including accommodation, lessons, and meals.

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