5 of the Best Surf Camps in Sri Lanka

by Roisin McAuley  |  Published January 27, 2020

Sri Lanka is known to many for its exotic wildlife, breathtaking nature and tropical climate. Within the surfing community, it’s also known for its great waves that offer something for both novice and pro surfers.

Endless beaches and waves welcome tourists to Sri Lanka (Photo: Happy Go Island Surf School)

A tropical island, Sri Lanka is not short of coast to surf from. To the south, you’ll find surfers’ favourite spot Weligama; in the west, Kalpitiya has excellent conditions for kitesurfing and, heading east, popular surf spot Arugam Bay remains relatively small and undeveloped to ensure an authentic local experience for visitors. Year-round you’ll find a spot on this island to brush up on your surf skills. Below we’ve selected the top five based on guest reviews, location and value for money.