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SAFA Surf Camp is a locally owned and run surf business, Arugam Bay. Here, at SAFA (Surfing Access For All), we want you to truly experience the real and traditional Sri Lanka with all its simple beauty. We also want you to learn how to surf in a...more
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Al-Absan school Road | SAFA SURF CAMP, Arugam Bay,Sri Lanka., Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
+94 77 955 2268
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All reviews sri lanka his team my friend arugam bay great instructor tuk tuk the owner great atmosphere big family take care cant wait say goodbye wellness package loved every minute amazing experience in town coming back
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last August my sister and I wanted to go for a surf trip to Sri Lanka. Best choice we could have ever made. We booked the wellness surf package for 7 days at the SAFA camp and didn't want to leave afterwards. Good thing about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Noemie_xxx
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

My friend and I booked the surfing package for one week and ended up staying a whole month surfing and catching our own waves! First of all I got to say that I was really impressed about the way how Fawas the owner of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Traveler04915447489
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Had a great time, spent 7 days having the best surf I ever had in life. Teachers are skilled, owner of the place is very nice and food was great too. I’ll definitely come again if I want to improve my surfing skills. I’m glad...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank flo75275
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We booked the wellness package for one week. Our transfers were easily arranged for us by Fawas which was very convenient. The room was nice, but we spent most of our time in the communal areas or out surfing. The room was a basic but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 340maisiem
surfingsafa, General Manager at Safa Surf Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thanks for your kind review, we like to keep our camp relax and peaceful because in town busy and too much party they cant sleep well because we use to wake up every day 4.30am.

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Went to stay in SAFA in aug 2018. I had the best time with them! I have never done surfing before and i saw my progress. The instructors are very helpful. Rasheed, one of the instructors can dance really well! Haha! Food is also amazing!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CJ V
Reviewed 30 August 2018

They leave 15 students alone and only a few instructors in the Impact Zone, that means a lot of accidents, drop in the waves, impossible to surf... horrible experience! Do not get classes from them!

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank worldwidetravelog
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

amazing food, super friendly and professional staff, good spirit. can totally recommend the place for learning to surf and advanced steps. the guys are top surfers and good and honest people.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Niuel K
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

My 2 teenagers (16 and 18) had 2 lessons with Rasheed and Hubaith and went from total beginners to surfing the waves and loved every minute! Safety was a priority and they took great care to set them off in waves they could manage without...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lucies712
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I really like the location. A lot of nature directly at the beach.Everybody was superfriendly. You can really see that Fawas and the other instructors like their job. Cheers Oliver

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank L3568WWoliverh
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Stayed in Safa Surf Camp with two friends for one week and after that travelled around the island for another week. I can honestly say that staying in Safa Surf Camp in Arugam Bay was the highlight of our trip! None of us had ever...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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17 March 2018|
Response from safasurfcamp | Property representative |
For sure you could. But the kids we can't put in the group we have to take separate sessions. For a week I charge 1500U$ for you 3 with accommodation. Kind regards Fawas
12 May 2015|
Response from thesafa |
you are couple or single?we are charge for couple for one week 900 US dollar