Arugam Bay

World famous among surfers and host of an annual surfing competition, Arugam Bay is situated in the Southeast region and has near pristine beaches. It has a loyal following all over the world, who regularly visit the beach seeking its simple resorts which help you enjoy the beach without intruding on local life. It makes the perfect ‘off the beaten tracks’ kind of destination because, when you’re done swimming, you can visit ancient monasteries in the vicinity or head to the Yala National Park on a safari