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Really good surf school!

We loved our two surf lessons we had here. The teachers were really helpful and encouraging. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ELawson96
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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Best people ever!

We went to take one lesson with dulip and ended up staying our whole three days with him! Amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Camille V
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Our well known surfschool is located in Arugam Bay on the beautiful southeast coast of Sri Lanka. You are an absolute beginner or intermediate surfer? Our professional teachers guide you on your individual level and show you the different surfpoints...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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227 Main Road, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 550 1260
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our two surf lessons we had here. The teachers were really helpful and encouraging. It was cheap at 2500 rupees for over an hour lesson and they didn’t include the teaching on the beach time for beginners in that time either! You rent...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to take one lesson with dulip and ended up staying our whole three days with him! Amazing guy who wants to show you the wonders of his country and is amazing surf teacher! He took us to all the best places to surf...More

Thank Camille V
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Dulip was outstanding from start to finish!! He made surfing so easy and most importantly so enjoyable. Me & my wife arrived haven never surfed before, his quick & easy instructions before was so good we both stood and rode the first wave all the...More

Thank Stefan D
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Lesitha organized great safari for us! We saw lots of animals very close to our Jeep: elephants, deers, crocodiles etc. Lesitha knows which time is better to see this or that kind of animals. Even when it got dark he tried to show as much...More

Thank Елена Т
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience with these guys from beginning to end. We had dinner, we watched a movie and we talked with people in the street and everyone recommended these guys! We wanted a safe surfing experience for our kids and that’s exactly what...More

Thank hughlotte
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We both had our first surf lesson at excellent surf school and we were very happy about way we were introduced into surfing. Good explanation of the basics and safety before we went into the water. In the water the fun started and after every...More

Thank Marco v
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Dulip was an excellent surf instructor. He is very professional, nice and funny and also very patient. We had a great time with him. Because of that, we spent one more night, extra to have a second lesson with him. Thank you!

Thank Christian K
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

During my trip in Arugam Bay I did both surf lessons and an amazing safari with Lesitha. Lesitha and other surf coaches were fantastic giving lots of guidance/tips. The teachers stay one on one with you In the water making sure you are safe and...More

Thank Cindaa_o
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Never having surfed before, I was a bit nervous, but Lesitha has such a relaxed manner it made learning easy. The first time he took us out to a more remote area with less surfers, so that made it even easier. The second time the...More

2  Thank Shalini N
Reviewed 26 May 2018

As probably most people here, we looked on Tripadvisor and did our due diligence and price comparison in Arugambay, seeing how small the city it, it was easy to do. All the prices are comparable, plus or minus a few dollars per hour, nothing substantial....More

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You can reach them via Facebook. Just search for "Excellent Surf School. Arugam Bay. Sri Lanka."
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We paid 2500 rupees each lesson + the transport to different beaches by TukTuk. To Panama beach we paid 1500 rupees extra to peanut farm 1000 I think and elephant rock 500 maybe but I'm not completely sure. One lesson is... More
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