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Topic: Sri Lanka need suggestion
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Topic: Sri Lanka need suggestion
Views: 4720 Replies: 5



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Sri Lanka need suggestion

HI eveybody!

i'm a beginner surfer and i would like to know how it is to surf in sri lanka in january,
what spots are better, cheap hotels, night life also)      

it would be great if anyone goin' there too


Coast Road

RE: Sri Lanka need suggestion

Can't really go wrong with Hikkaduwa at that time of year. Good place to stay, waves right on your door step, cheap accommodation, surf rentals and schools etc. Crowds might be a factor though as its hardly a secret, and the waves are reefs. Anywhere along the southwest coast will be on in Jan as the  trade winds from the Northern Monsoon blow offshore then. Good luck, Sri Lanka is awesome. See the photos, watch a short clip, and read about my latest surf trip to Sri Lanka at www.coastroadproject.com



RE: Sri Lanka need suggestion

hey! heading out there for a couple of wks in early Jan...... gonna make my way down the SW coast from Columbo and see what happens!... U had any feedback on where where to surf?......



RE: Sri Lanka need suggestion

Jan you definitely have to hit the South-west coast as the season is dictated by Indian Ocean trade winds from November to April, and sees grooming offshores from the North East smoothing the beaches and reefs of Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna, Midigama et al to silky perfection, whereas surfing Mecca of Arugam Bay on the East Coast will be blighted by constant onshores from the Northern Monsoon.
Unfort for you south west is predominately reef breaks that might be a bit too full on (not too mention crowded in Jan) for a beginner.
Checkout www.coastroadproject.com for more information, tons of photos and vids from my surf adventures in Sri Lanka and beyond.



RE: Sri Lanka need suggestion


i am no surfer - but I need a huge favor from you avid surfers out there.  My daughter is doing a project for a surfing centre as her final presendation for her degree.  She needs some photos of surfers in action and if possible conduct an interview via MSN.  Just needs to know why Sri Lanka surf.
So pls do help by emailing some photograps of yourselves surfing and it would be great if an e-mail is availbale so that she can write to you

thank you all in advance for your help and I have no doubt that there are enough of you out there that will heed to my reqeust.

thanks in advance for all the help

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