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THINGS TO DO IN WATER EDGE RESORT ARUGAM BAY.......

SURFING

Arugam Bay Is Considered One Of The Top Five Surfing Locations In The World. Season & offers some exceptionally fine point breaks. The season starts early April through to late October, the wave size is commonly 2ft-3ft with the occasional set wave at 4ft-5ft with the point having a modest reef bottom. There can be long lulls between consistent swells, generally the Arugam Bay experience is suited to a longer stay.

i.e. one -six months. During this period solid swell and some exceptional days will be encountered.

Arugam Bay is home to over 10 surf points. Its fantastic waves attract surfers from all over the world.

Surfing points include:

  • Sangamankanda Point
  • Pottuvil Point
  • Arugam Bay Point
  • Whiskey Point
  • Arugam Bay Point Break
  • Crocodile Rock
  • Peanut Farm
  • Panama
  • Okanda
  • Yala

Although, it’s possible to surf all year around, the waves are best between April to October. The average height of the waves is between 1.5 and 2.5 meters.

We are just minutes away from the Arugam Bay Point, which is regarded as Sri Lanka’s best surfing point, and is also among the top 10 surf points in the world

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DIVING

Arugam Bay is also ideal for snorkelling.
The Basses Reefs is a ‘must-see’ dive site in Sri Lanka.

WILD LIFE

KUMANA NATIONAL PARK


Home to over 200 species of birds, including rare and migratory birds, the Kumana National Park is just over 10 km away from the Water Edge Resort. It can be reached via the Panama – Kudumbigala Sanctuary. Kumana is best visited during May, June and July. The mangroves of the Kumana Villu, a 200-hectare natural swamp lake, which is fed by the Kumbukkan Oya, is filled with birds at this time. Popular birds spotted in the park includes pelicans, painter’s stork, spoonbills, white ibis and herons. Hoards of wildlife also inhabit the park, among them, leopards, elephants, deer, fox, wild boar and sloth bear.

LAHUGALA


Catch a glimpse of the elephants as they freely stroll through the Lahugala elephant corridor. They are best seen before day breaks or at sunset, during the dry season in July and August.

POTTUVIL

Experience the beauty of Pottuvil and catch a glimpse of its rich wildlife with the Pottuvil Lagoon Eco Tour

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ADVENTURE AT PANAMA

About 10 miles south of Arugam Bay, the sand dunes of Panama stretch along the coast towards Pottuvil. Miles of unexplored sand invites you to try out your very own jeep safari. You can drift on the sand, drive over the humps or simply climb a dune to watch the waves below you.

YALA SAFARI

Yala National Park, Sri Lanka’s second largest national park is around 40 minutes away from Arugam Bay. Leopards, elephants, sloth bear, spotted deer and a large variety of birds, some of which are endemic to Sri Lanka, are found at the Park. Water Edge Resort conducts Yala Safari Tours, inviting you to explore the abundant wildlife. More details on the Yala Safari Tour can be found here.

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