This sleepy fishermen’s village comes to life between May and October. praised for having the best surf points and best waves during this time. Arugam Bay promises to be a haven for surfers, the bay fills up with surfers and party-goers from around the world. Peak season is between July and August, during this time Arugam bay hosts an annual world surf league attracting the best surfers from around the world to compete. There still remains a rawness to this part of Sri Lanka that every backpacker falls in love with. The coast is dotted with tiny hostels and BnBs, there aren’t many fancy hotels in this part as it’s only just begun to develop and grow in potential.