Sri Lanka is an island where waves of varying sizes “sing” and “boom” their way to the shore! It is surely be a surfer’s paradise with the South and the East of the island being the most famous among surfers from around the world. Surfing, is not hugely popular among the locals, however there are those who can handle tremendous waves with great skill. If you plan to surf around the island, it would be best to familiarize yourself with Citrus Leisure. These Sri Lanka resorts by the beach are both affordable and situated in close proximity to popular surfing spots such as Hikkaduwa and Bentota. It is then time to travel around the island armed with a surfboard.
It would be ideal if you plan to spend at least six months in the island as its East and South coasts become surfer-friendly at different times of the year. Generally the best times to surf in the South would be between November and April. Arugam Bay on the East Coast on the other hand is surfer-ready between May and October. You will definitely have a swell time among the waves.
A standard sized surf board would be adequate enough to tackle and enjoy the waves that hit the Lankan shores. Also, keep yourself hydrated throughout your surfing expeditions. Fresh king coconut juice is found in all major cities. It is the most refreshing drink to accompany a friendly battle among the waves.
If you plan to travel around the island, the most cost effective way would be to travel by train. The landscape will excite you and you will also be acquainted with life in the paradise isle.
Keep your eyes towards the horizon and paddle out to sea; the waves that will greet you generate the right amounts of fun!
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.