Hikkaduwa on Sri Lanka’s south west coast is the popular spot for surfing. Arugam Bay on the east coast is the island’s top surfing location. For it’s well worth the long journey the south coast has many secluded spots sited fairly close together allowing you to base yourself in one place and be able to try them all. Other top sports for surfing along the coast include Mirissa , Matara and weligama . the best waves are generally around October to May.