Elephant Road Resort
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The Elephant Road resort is located in the quiet part of the jungle. Facing the wild lagoon, surrounded only by nature, 10 minutes walking to the beach and the village center. Private and secure.
Our neighbors are elephant's, peacock's, monkey's, buffalo's and sea eagle's.
The resort has 4 new luxury suites, private yoga balconies and a cafe.
Each room has 2 big double beds
AC, hot water and laundry services available.
Free WIFI and private sim cards available.
to Includes good breakfast.lunch and dinner by demand.
to Surf lessons,experienced guides & equipment is on site.
Arugam bay is a small fishermans village in wild south east of Sri Lanka on the border with the famous Yala national park.
The main intermediate/advanced surf point, a world class reef break, is 5 minutes tuktuk away.
The other surf spots, all sand bar breaks, are a 15 drive away.
The town is a mile long with nice local & foreign restaurants, shops, cool people and at the weekend the beach turns into a big party spot.
Elephants are a regular part of our nature, as well as buffalos, monkeys, peacocks, and leopards (at the park).
- Getting there
- Surf Lessons
Room Type: Private
400 sqf bedroom with 2 double beds.
Ceiling fans and AC.
En to suite bathroom.
Hammock ,couch and special hanging bed hammock's for total relaxation.
Room Type: Private
High tiled ceilings ,400 sqf bedroom.
2 Double beds, ceiling fans and AC.
En to suite shower room and toilet.
350 sqf open balcony.
Hammock and couch.
Private yoga balcony.
You can never get lost
When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.
We provide Airport Transfers from and to colombo (cmb) and they can be booked in the booking steps.
- Price for 1-4 people: €140
- - Nearest Airport: colombo (cmb)
- - Distance from Airport in kms: 350
- - Time from Airport in a car: 6-7
- - There is no train from the airport
- - There is no bus from the airport
Come Surf With Us
Surf Lessons can be added in the booking steps if they are not already included in a package.
Main Surf Beach: Arugam bay , Whiskey point , Peanut farm
Surf Lessons we offer:
Kids Surf Lessons
Kids from 6-12 with basic swimming knowledge, parent close by.
Includes experienced instructors, boards.
Recommended to bring your size personal lycra shirt (rash guard).
1.5 hour each , max 2 kids per instructor.
Beginner Surf Lessons
We choose the best surf spot from all the options that fit your level.
Includes experienced instructors, boards, transportation to spots.
Very recommended to bring your size personal lycra shirt (rash guard).
1.5 hour each , max 3 people per instructor .
We can plan 2 lessons per day.
Intermediate Surf Lessons
We introduce you to the best surf spots depending on the sea condition that day. You will learn the right way to paddle in and out, duck diving, getting to know the wave and avoid dangerous situation.
Some spots can be an hour drive towards the wild jungle and we can take you to these best spots.
We can plan 2 lessons per day.
Private Surf Lessons
one on one
one on two
We introduce you to the best surf spots depending on the sea condition that day.
One guide per group/solo. Time flexible, some spots are an hour drive towards the wild jungle and recommended to have a guide cause of the wild elephants.
All our surf guides are born in the area and know the surf beaches inside out.
Available in a group or privately. In the resort or the nearby studios.
Surf conditions in Arugam Bay :
Air Temp (°C)
May to October is the best time to Surf
Arugam bay is known to have perfect fun right handers that rarely get above head high, so it's perfect for intermediates and beginners. It is one of Sri Lankas best reef breaks.
Waves are super fun so you will use a mix of a fish or a small wave board along or a shortboard for the bigger swells that might come in.
Slightly southwards around the point of the town is Arugam Bay reef break. This reef is a consistent, small wave that creates both rights and lefts over deep reef and is quite a mixed bag in that it can produce mushy waves close to shore that are excellent for gaining balance and practicing your pop up, while also forming faster, clean waves out back that are ideal fun waves for intermediates to advanced surfers.
In contrast to the South West, where a multitude of spots are dispersed along the coast, the best surfing in the South East is all centralized in the vicinity of Arugam Bay. This means you can set yourself up in the town without having to think about packing any time soon.
Even uncrowded breaks are within a short tuk-tuk trip of the bay. Ten minutes from Arugam Bay are Crocodile and Elephant Rock, each wave caters for a different style of surfer.
Elephant Rock is a beautiful, serene spot for beginners while Crocodile Rock can be powerful and challenging.
The additional beauty of these spots is their remoteness, being situated on a stretch of beach largely populated by wildlife rather than people. There is also a Buddhist temple a short 5KM journey away that is well worth the visit, and just a snapshot of the islands ancient Buddhist culture.
- A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
- Your balance is due at check in.
CANCELLING YOUR BOOKING
- To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
- Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
- You can cancel anytime up to 30 days before travelling you will not be charged the balance.
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