Surfing in Sri Lanka.

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Surfing in Sri Lanka is good for the visiting tourists while on tours. Professional Surfers, Experienced and beginners can go on Windsurfing and Kitesurfing and can benefit that Srilanka. Sri Lanka offers lot of professional surf school in the surfing spot area. They offer high quality surf lessons and surf courses for the beginners. All the surf schools offer experienced, English speaking instructors. Also there are many surf camps available in these surfing beach areas at affordable price. Also there is no need to bring your own boards as large range of surf boards with different widths and lengths are available for rent in Sri Lanka. You can hire them on hourly basis or on daily rental basis. In the near b y shops you can by branded ladies swimsuits and Gents beach wear too. Waterproof Gopro cameras with good straps too are available for rent in these surfing areas.

Following Boards are available fotr sale and on Daily rental basis in Sri Lanka..

Body-board (Great for Beginners)

Red Bull Ride My Wave 2023.

Ride My Wave 2023 the 7th edition of the international open surfing championship was sponsored by Red Bull in Sri Lanka. The event is to take place at Hikkaduwa seas in Sri Lanka. Lot of foreign and local surfers took part in this competion in Hikkaduwa Beach. It was opened for amateur and pro surfers in a two-day competition. Foreign surfers took partin this international event from 40 countries.

Arugam Bay.

Arugam Bay in Sri Lanka, a fishing village with a deserted beach, is good for surfing from the month of April till October as this is the season you can get good tides and rolls. Arugam Bay is located nearly 314 km from the Colombo City. People used to go over there with private vehicles and public transport services. Young tourists used to make there with 3 wheels (TUK TUK) in three numbers with their surf boards. Boards are available for rental over there while lot of hotels and rooms are available in this area. If you are a beginner then you can find good trainer for to teach you how to surf on the waves and tube rides. Nearest large town is Pottuvil.

When you are not in the sea then you can go around with guides on wild life watching, bird watching and there are plenty of activities wait for you. People here are friendly and helpful.

Surf Points in the Arugam Bay Area.

  • Arugam Bay Main Point
  • Arugam Bay Baby Point
  • Pottuvil Point
  • Whiskey Point
  • Peanut Farm
  • Okanda Point
  • Light House
  • Green Room

Video: Surfing 'Whiskye Point' (Surf spot Arugam Bay, East Coast, Sri Lanka) (
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International Surfing Day.

International Surfing Museum.

Best surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing spots in Sri Lanka.

  • Weligama,
  • Mirissa,
  • Ahangama,
  • Tangalle,
  • Kalpitiya,
  • Okanda,
  • Unawatuna,
  • Galle,
  • Hikkaduwa,
  • Midigama.

There are lot of Apps available for experienced Surfers and Beginners in the mobile App stores. Some of these Apps are really necessary as they will guide you for safe and secure surfing. Some of these Apps are free while others are paid Apps.

Surfing in Sri Lanka

Best Apps For Surfing in Sri Lanka.

  • iSurfer Apps
  • NOAA Buoy and Tide Data app.
  • Surfr
  • Surfboard Guide Apps
  • Beachsafe app
  • App for Surflog
  • Surf Stoked
  • Surfboard Repair Apps
  • Foam Rolling Apps
  • Bodyboard Apps
  • Pyzel Surfboards
  • Stacey Surfboards
  • Coasting App
  • TideGraph Apps
  • goFlow app
  • Sri Lanka Beaches

  • MSW Surf Forecast

Red Bull Ride My Wave. Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka 2022 Video.

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