Vacation rentals in Arugam Bay

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Popular amenities for Arugam Bay vacation rentals

Stay near Arugam Bay's top sights

Hideaway Resort6 locals recommend
Mambo's Hotel4 locals recommend
Main Surf Point Arugam Bay4 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Arugam Bay

  • Total rentals

    270 properties

  • Total number of reviews

    1.3K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    60 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    60 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    20 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    100 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Arugam Bay?

    Arugam Bay has a tropical climate with average temperatures ranging from 24°C to 30°C (75°F to 86°F). It has two main seasons: the dry season from May to September, which is ideal for surfing, and the rainy season from October to January.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Arugam Bay?

    Arugam Bay is well known for surfing and yoga retreats. Visitors also enjoy birdwatching at Kumana National Park, exploring the historic Muhudu Maha Viharaya, and taking leisurely boat rides on the Pottuvil Lagoon.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Arugam Bay?

    The most popular time to visit Arugam Bay is from May to September, during the dry season, which coincides with the surf season. The Arugam Bay Surfing Competition typically takes place in July or August, attracting many surfers and spectators.

  • What are the best places to stay in Arugam Bay?

    Main Street is a popular area to stay as it's close to cafes, shops, and the beach. Pottuvil Point, near the lagoon, is also frequently suggested for its tranquil environment. For those preferring a more secluded stay, Panama is an excellent choice.

  • What are the best places to visit in Arugam Bay?

    Arugam Bay is renowned for its surf points, including Main Point, Baby Point, and Elephant Rock. Many visitors also explore the Muhudu Maha Viharaya, a historic Buddhist temple, and the Kumana National Park, which is famous for birdwatching.

  • What are some hiking trails in Arugam Bay?

    While Arugam Bay is not renowned for hiking, visitors can have an easy stroll around the Pottuvil Lagoon. For a more challenging hike, head to the Lahugala Kitulana National Park, located approximately 16 km (10 miles) away, for a jungle trail.

  • What are some family activities to do in Arugam Bay?

    Families can enjoy a fun beach day, take a surfing lesson together, or embark on a wildlife safari at Kumana National Park. Visit the local markets in Pottuvil or indulge in a family boat ride exploring the Pottuvil Lagoon.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Arugam Bay?

    Popular day trips from Arugam Bay include exploring the Lahugala Kitulana National Park, visiting the ancient ruins in Okanda, or taking a safari through Kumana National Park. A boat ride around Pottuvil Lagoon is also a unique way to spend a day.

  • Are there family-friendly vacation rentals in Arugam Bay?

    Arugam Bay has more than 60 family-friendly stays. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

  • Do guesthouse rentals in Arugam Bay have air conditioning?

    Absolutely! We offer over 20 guesthouse rentals with air conditioning in Arugam Bay. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

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