Arugam Bay · Pottuvil · Sri Lanka
Arugam Bay is a bay situated on the Indian Ocean in the dry zone of Sri Lanka’s southeast coast. The bay is located 320 km due south-east of Colombo. “Ulla” as Arugam Bay (the name best known) is locally known, is a popular surfing and tourist destination.
Arugam Bay is also the gateway and the only road access to the Yala East National Park. This area is known as Kumana (44 km), to be reached via the Sinhalese settlement of Panama (17 km) and Okanda (32 km), a Hindu temple and pilgrim’s centre.
Arugam Bay and nearby beaches are pleasing
and also have excellent waves.
Arugam Surf Point has a very long, consistent,
section right hand break.
There are now almost daily flights (during the
season) to and from Colombo with Sri Lankan
Airlines sea planes.
The Pacific Hotel, in the centre of Arugam Bay,
will try to make your stay here a true
In every way possible.
It starts with the luxury rooms with
air-conditioning and hot-water and a
restaurant with a service around the clock.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner are a must.
You feel for a snack at mid-night? No
problem. We are here for you. You need a
coffee at 5 in the morning . . . .
All your trips around this area can be arranged by us.
Transport from and to the airport can also be arranged.