Arugam Bay is among the the top 10 list of best surfing tourist destinations of the world. The best time for surfing is May and November when the wind is offshore and the area is well dominated by right hand point breaks. The popular breaks among tourists especially surfers are “The Point”, “Pottuvil Point”, “Peanut Farm” and “Crocodile Rock”. There are several other breaks that about an hour ride from the main Aurgam Bay beach. For the rookie surfer, there is a break called ‘Baby Point’ that is located right in front of the main beach.