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Adventurous Surf Camp in Sri Lanka

All difficulty levels
Instruction in English
Maximum 15 participants
Breakfast included

Come and enjoy the best surf holiday ever! If surfing is your dream and passion, if you are ready to fight with your fears and learn, if you love nature, especially elephants and crocodiles, if you are positive and open to adventures, and if you want to become a part of a big surf family, then Star Rest Hotel surf camp is for you. Make you surf dreams true!

Meet the instructors

Mohamed, Salman, & Ismail
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Highlights

  • 5 surf lessons (2 hours each)
  • Sunset picnic at Crocodile Rock
  • Professional team of instructors with ISA certificates
  • Transport to and from the surf spots for surfing lessons
  • 1 complimentary massage
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Delicious breakfast

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 15
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
07:00
Check-out Time:
11:30

Facilities

  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Restaurant
  • Special menu request
  • Terrace
  • ATM / banking
  • Baby sitting
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board rental
  • Car rental
  • Cell phone rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ironing / ironing board
  • Laptop rental
  • Laundry
  • Newspapers
  • Parking lot
  • Tour assistance
  • Valet

Accommodation will be in Star Rest Beach Hotel in Arugam Bay. It is is a cozy place with hammock lounge area and small restaurant where you can chill and enjoy. The beautiful beach is just one minute from the hotel.

Program

Star Rest Beach Hotel 's experienced surf instructors will be there to guide you through two hours of surf lessons per day. Do not worry if you do not have a surfboard as you can rent all the surf equipment provided at the camp. You can also enjoy daily drives to local surf spots; the locations vary depending on the day's wave conditions. Lastly, enjoy a complimentary massage for your sore muscles after a long day of surf lessons and catching waves.

Instructors

Mohamed Jeleel
Mohamed will be your instructor during the surf camp.
Salman Faris
Salman will be your instructor during the surf camp. He is also the founder of Star Rest Beach Hotel.
Ismail Ansa
Ismail will be your instructor during the surf camp. He is also the manager and booking manager of Star Rest Beach Hotel.

Location

This surf camp will be held in Arugam Bay in Sri Lanka. Arugam Bay is a famous surf village on the east coast of exotic Ceylon. There are more than seven different surf spots, which makes this place so attractive for waves-catchers from all over the world. The landscape and nature are incredible, be ready to meet wild elephants on your way to the spot. Cultural and historic places of interests, safari, and all-night parties by the beach are waiting for you in Arugam Bay!

Surf spots to check out

  • Arugam Bay point, which is the best for beginners
  • Crocodile Rock, dependent on the swell's mood
  • Elephant Rock, which is an amazing location with good waves
  • Light house, a remote and romantic spot with a small sand break
  • Main point, the best for advanced surfers with right, reef breaks, and long and fast waves
  • Okanda, where there are only the highest waves and big swells
  • Peanut Farm, a must for all levels as it offers high-quality waves
  • Pottuvil point, the longest one and opens late into the season
  • Whiskey point, which is great for beginners with fun waves and sunrise sessions

Features

Activities

  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Shopping
  • Surfing

General

  • Balcony
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Café
  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Hammock
  • Kitchen
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Meditation garden
  • Night club
  • Restaurant
  • River
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace

Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Board rental
  • Car rental
  • Cell phone rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning
  • Free bottled water
  • Free parking
  • Free toiletries

Food

There is an on-site restaurant with a great choice of Sri Lankan and western cuisine. Everyday breakfast is included. Just let Star Rest Beach Hotel know your preferences, and a big and yummy breakfast will wait for you each morning!

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Coffee
  • Tea

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Fruitarian
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Cooking class
  • Day trip to Ella
  • Night barbecue in the jungles
  • Night fishing with barbecue
  • Safari to Kumana National Park
  • Sunset watching at Crocodile Rock
  • Trip to Okanda and Kudimbigala
  • Visiting cultural and historical places

Spa treatments

One complimentary massage is included in the price.

What's included

  • 1 Free Yoga
  • 1 complimentary massage
  • 5 surf lessons (2 hours each)
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Delicious breakfast
  • Free WiFi Free
  • Free laundry service
  • Professional team of instructors with ISA certificates
  • Surfing equipment
  • Sunset picnic at Crocodile Rock
  • Transport to and from the surf spots

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Airport transfer
  • Insurance
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Nature tours
  • Personal expenses

How to get there

Arrival by shuttle

Star Rest Beach Hotel can arrange a pick-up in Colombo for:

  • Six-seater van from Colombo City, 142 USD
  • Six-seater van from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), 158 USD
  • Fifteen-seater van from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), 189 USD

This surf camp can also arrange transport (pick-up / drop off) to and from other destinations. Contact Star Rest Beach Hotel for more details and costs.

Arrival by train

Train from Colombo Central Railway Station to Ella is for nine hours, and Badulla for ten to eleven hours.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 25 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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