Hostels In Arugam Bay

12 Hostels in Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
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Hangten SurfSkate Hostel
Hostel- 1.01km from city centre
Set in Arugam Bay, Hangten SurfSkate Hostel is located 1.5 km from Arugam Bay Beach.
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The Long Hostel
Hostel- 0.82km from city centre
No more Power outages in ?THE LONG HOSTEL' The Long Hostel is the most modern, most popular and larges
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Hangover Hostels Arugam Bay
Hostel- 1.23km from city centre
Hangover Hostels Arugam Bay offer cozy accommodation in Arugam Bay.
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Sunrise Cabanas
Hostel- 0.85km from city centre
Sunrise Cabanas in Arugam Bay is 4km from Muhudu Maha Viharaya.
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The Lost Hostels, Arugam Bay Beach - Sri Lanka
Hostel- 0.98km from city centre
Set on the famous surfing beach of Sri Lanka, The Lost Hostels, Arugam Bay Beach - Sri Lanka offers a laid-back homely vibe.
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Waypoint Arugam Bay
Hostel- 0.84km from city centre
Waypoint Arugam Bay is providing good vibes to the guests.
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Little Lagoon
Hostel- 1.45km from city centre
Little Lagoon Hostel is a small boutique hostel with a passion for the environment. It has a beautiful garden to chill in the quiet area of Abay. The air conditioned rooms are provided with breakfast and free usage of our bicycles.
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Arne's Place The Friendliest Hotel
Bed and Breakfast- 1.12km from city centre
Arna's Place, the Friendliest Hotel consists of two full guesthouses, three single bedrooms in a row house and a stand alone cabana.
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The Breezy Beach Villa
Bed and Breakfast- 1.07km from city centre
Ideally located in Arugambay, Sand Dune Beach Villa N Surf Camp provides accommodations with cozy rooms.
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Surf N Sun
Hotel- 0.84km from city centre
Surf N Sun in Arugam Bay puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options.
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Surf Gangs Hotel Arugambay
Bed and Breakfast- 0.89km from city centre
Surf Gangs Hotel Arugambay offers a sun terrace. The accommodation offers a continental or à la carte breakfast.
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Star Rest Beach Hotel Arugambay
Bed and Breakfast- 1.46km from city centre
Set in Arugam Bay, Star Rest Beach Hotel Arugambay provides free Wifi.
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About Arugam Bay

It's the beaches that bring travellers to Arugam Bay, either for sunbathing on the sandy shore or surfing the crashing waves. This eastern Sri Lankan destination has a point break so perfect that it inspires pros all over the world to fly in and take it on. The golden sands and laid-back vibes of the town also make A-Bay (as the surfers call it) more than worth adding to your travel agenda. 

You can stay in an Arugam Bay hostel with its own coffee shop and a garden dotted with hammocks. There's also a peaceful place hidden in the trees, only a couple of minutes' walk from the beach. If you want to wake up to a sea view, there's a hostel right on the water with cabanas to relax in on the sand. Look out for Arugam Bay hostels with tuk-tuk services to help you get around, or a comfy common room where you can meet other travellers over a drink or a board game.

Arugam Bay is compact. It has a small population in the lower hundreds and most of its international restaurants and guesthouses sit on Panama Road, which runs along the coast. Up in the town of Pottuvil, about a 10-minute drive north past the Arugam Lagoon, you can organise canoe trips through the mangroves to seek out crocodiles and monkeys. A tiny beach village curves around Whisky Point, another surf break, slightly north of Pottuvil.

If you'd like to learn how to surf, you can hire a board from the rental shops in Arugam Bay and take a tuk-tuk out to beginner-friendly beaches like Peanut Farm and Elephant Rock, both a 20-minute drive south. You could also rent a motorbike and head for Crocodile Lake (the name gives its main inhabitants away) and Kudumbigala Monastery for an adventurous ride through wildlife-rich scenery. There's even a high chance of spotting wild elephants along the way!

Arugam Bay is about 5 hours south of Trincomalee and 3 hours east of Ella. Bandaranaike International Airport is a 7-hour drive away. If you want to take public transport from the airport, you'll need to catch the bus to Colombo and then another to Arugam Bay. You could also rent a car if you're exploring other places in Sri Lanka. When in town, the best way to get around is on foot. For the surf breaks further out, just flag down a tuk-tuk. 


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