Situated in the Southeast region Arugambay is located 320 km due east of Colombo. Arugam Bay is a popular surfing and tourist destination, world famously known among surfers for hosting competitions. It has many attractions and things to enjoy such as bird watching, elephant watching, lagoon tour and many more. You can also visit the Kumana National Park, Kudumpigala monarchy and many ancient ruins & archaeological sites.
Arugam Bay is also the gateway and the only road access to the Yala East National Park. This unspoilt town offers an abundance of opportunities for those with a passion for water sports and underwater photography, it is also known as one of the best surfing hot spots in the world.