Surfing in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka's deep sea always offers you a good takeoff for a challenging long tube run. So you can do your fun packed maneuvering as for your wish while you enjoy it the viewers will watch you with excitement.
What is the best thing in Sri Lanka's surfing beaches is, it's sea always seems to be warm. So the surfers don't need any protection clothing from the cold weather such as, wetsuits, boots, hoods, or gloves. Just yours swimming trunks or surf trunks is enough to go on High wave riding.
In Sri Lanka you can choose east coast or south-east coast according to the monsoon season. Most favorite surfing spots are Arugam Bay and Hikkaduwa. Here day time you can go on non stop surfing, while there are many entertainments available to do in the Night to keep your surf trip a memorable one. There are nearly 14 hotels, some are star class hotels, available in the Hikkaduwa area for you to select. In the Arugam Bay area too a good hotel and Good lodging facility are available. Also, there are many stores available, if you want to buy surfboard and other surfing gear. To mention for the dedicated surfers, there is an International and a Local Surfing Championship to compete and win prizes.
Top Surfing Events:
- Annual international surfing competition Arugam Bay. Last held one was "SriLankan Airlines Pro 2010". This year's Arugam Bay international surfing competition will be held from 30th August to 04th September 2011.
- Hikkaduwa National Championship of the Japanese Pro Surfers Association.
Most Popular Surfing Spots In Sri Lanka are
- Arugam Bay
- Crocodile Rock
- Hikkaduwa (North Jetty)
- Panama Rights
- Peanut Farm
- Unawatuna Bay
- Arugam Bay Surf Report