Siam View Hotel
Sam has about 100 boards and runs all-inclusive trips to Elephant Rock (Rs 7000) Peanut Farm (Rs 8000) and Okanda (Rs 10,000).
A-Bay Surf Shop
A good selection of old boards suitable for learners, plus expert ding-repair service, wax and sunscreen.
Surf N Sun
The savvy owners here organise excursions to surf spots around A-Bay. However, the hire boards aren’t ideal for learners.
Simple roadside joint that works well for a decent rice and curry and genuine Sri Lankan meals at affordable prices. Also serves some...
Siam View Hotel information
After the government demolished their wildly popular (but illegally built) beachside bar in 2011, the action shifted inland to this ungainly-looking roadside party HQ. Hosts a slew of party nights, with everything from tech-house DJs to local reggae bands rocking the dancefloor. As there's a microbrewery on the premises you'll find a selection of interesting beers to sample.
Look for the classic British phone box outside.