Arugam Bay is in the dry zone of Sri Lanka’s southeast coast, on the Indian Ocean. The bay lies 117 kilometers south of Batticaloa and 320 kilometers east-west of Colombo. Arugambay is the most famous surf place in Sri Lanka and one of the top 10 surf destinations. If you’re not a surfer, there are lots of other attractions. Arugambay is surrounded by beautiful countryside with diverse attractions, including the elephant-rich Lahugala National Park, Kumana National Park, and the Rottaikulam Reservoir.