Welcome to Arugam Bay

If you’re not a surfer, there are plenty of other draws: beachfront guesthouses, oceanside restaurants and a mellow, swing-another-day-in-a-hammock kind of vibe that’s totally removed from the brash west-coast beach resorts. Arugam Bay also makes a great base for several adventures in the surrounding hinterland. During the low season (November to April) things get extremely quiet and many places close altogether, but it can also be a serene time to visit, with few tourists and verdant landscapes.

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$38.30 Transfers & Ground Transport

Colombo, Sri Lanka Airport (BIA-CMB) to The Blue Wave Hotel, Arugam Bay

Once you land at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA / CMB), your friendly driver will meet you and drive you directly to your hotel, The Blue Wave Hotel, Arugam Bay. Whether you’re traveling individually, with a partner or in a group, your ground transport needs will be covered by this private airport transfer service. Avoid the confusion of taxis or public transport and enjoy a hassle-free start to your vacation. Airport transfers have never been this easy. Travel in style and comfort with unparalleled safety in our luxurious cars and get to your destination in good time and great order. Your English-speaking chauffeur is always at your service.

$950 Private & Custom Tours

Arugam Bay Holiday Package,Sri Lanka

Day 1 : Arrive in ColomboArrive at Bandaranaike International Airport Colombo our representative will meet you and Transfer to Arugam bay,located 314 km from Colombo. Overnight accommodation at Arugam Bay, Night life and relax.Day 2 : Spend full day in arugam bay beach,Known locally as "Arugam Kudah", is a bay situated in the dry zone of  southeast coast. Arugam Bay area is home surf breaks. Surfing is the number one activity here the beaches at Arugam Bay attract surfers from all over the world and have been venues for several international competitions since 2004. The waves are perfect and challenging for professional surfing . If you do not fancy surfing. Arugam Bay is an excellent location for swimming all year round with its sheltered bays, and is renowned for its diving and snorkeling opportunities too. Day 3 : Pottuvil Lagoon Boat TourAn absolute must-do whilst in Arugam Bay. Beautiful Pottuvil Lagoon is teeming with nature A lot of birds are cruising the sky and perching on the mangroves to look for food. The lagoon is the home for a lot of animals. You will have the opportunity to see big crocodiles bathing in the morning sun, elephants foraging with their young calves and also the rare Monitor Lizard, monitor lizards, kingfishers, egrets, golden eagles and other birds Day 4 : Udawalawe National Park jeep Safari,Udawalawe National Park is an important habitat for Sri Lankan elephants also known as a good bird watching site in Sri Lanka. Bird lovers would get a wonderful opportunity to observe many different varieties of birds,national park provides home for many other species of mammals such as the rusty-spotted cat and fishing cat Colombo Airport  Departure

$23.33 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer - Arugam Bay or Pottuvil to Kandy drop off and pick u

What to expect?We will pick you up from your hotel in Arugam Bay or Pottuvil at any time you want. Please provide the hotel details / pickup location details at the time of booking so we arrive on time to pick you up.According to the needs of the customer, we can have some tea, or have a small snack before you get to the hotel.Going directly to Kandy without any stops will take maximum up to about 5 hours time. If you want to stop for some snacks and for some sight-seeing, it will take a maximum of 6 - 7 hours time to get to your hotel in Kandy.The same durations and itinerary for Kandy hotel to Arugam Bay or Potuvil hotel drop off as well.