Sri Lanka: the waves are pumping here since it was historically known as Ceylon

Have you ever imagined how it would be to surf in Sri Lanka?

Well, you probably don't know, but Sri Lanka is considered one of the most reliable surf destinations on the planet, thanks to the consistent Indian Ocean swells.

There are waves all year round, but the very best months are from October to April, as the monsoon in the island's northeast generates steady offshore winds to the south for waves of perfection.

It’s a fun experience both for regular and goofy footers. Weligama and Polhena are the best regions to find waves.

With a great variety of boats available, you may go in for - fishing, whale and dolphin watching, wakeboarding, snorkeling, or sunset trips around the bay.

Prepare for an amazingly fanciful trip, visit all the secret and secluded spots, and enjoy empty surfing waves.

You may also go on a boat trip to experience the empty outer reef breaks that are inaccessible by road and foot.

Also, look for Hikkaduwa, a small town on the south coast of Sri Lanka, located 98 km south of the capital Colombo.

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