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"A place not to miss in Sri Lanka-Arugambay"

Last August my sister and I wanted to go for a surf trip to Sri Lanka. Best choice we could have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Noemie_xxx
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Luxembourg
Awesome surf teachers and really good vibes!

My friend and I booked the surfing package for one week and ended up staying a whole month surfing... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
Traveler04915447489
via mobile
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Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Fawas and his crew are a fantastic, easy-going and extremely friendly bunch. Me and my girlfriend were hanging tens in no time with fawas' sage-like guidance and patience. Do it!

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Reviewed 28 June 2014

I can't recommend SAFA Surf School highly enough. Fawas is patient, kind and fun and not to mention a wonderful teacher! He speaks perfect English and goes to a lot of effort to make sure your stay in Arugam bay is a memorable one. My friends and I booked a safari trip to Yala East through him and he also arranged a share taxi for us to get back to Colombo. Great guy, great school. Thank you! I'll be back.

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed 19 June 2014

I'm so happy because I decided to book my surf lessons with Safa Surf School. Fawas is a great instructor and very nice and funny person. In just two days I learnt many things. Also he helped me to find a great transport from Arugam to Colombo. Definitely, if you go to Arugam Bay, go to Safa Surf Lessons and you won´t regret!!!!

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Carmen T
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

I had the pleasure to learn and surf with Fawas, the owner of Safa Surf School. I really had a great time learning for the first time surf with him. He's a really patient and funny instructor.
I do recommend Safa Surf School, for good "price-quality" and excellent provision of their services.

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

Don´t walk out of this place even if the guy working there doesn´t have the best english to explain the different options. Fawas, the surf instructor, speaks fluent english and he´s a great teacher and a great guy as well. My girlfriend and I had three lessons with him, and in between we rented boards from them, either for a half day or a full day. We learnt a lot in the lessons, and he corrected us all the time in the water on what we were doing wrong and what we should think about. We had boards for beginners which was perfect for us - we saw many other surf schools with regular boards that make it harder to learn. The tuktuk drivers working for Fawas are also very friendly and helpful. We ended up with having Jameel, Fawas cousin, as our personal driver for the five days in Arugam Bay. He took us to a crocodile safari in Panama where he impressed us with a perfect eye for spotting animals, he booked us a lagoon safari in Pottuvil and he even drove us with his tuk-tuk to our next destination Ella. We definetely recommend using these guys - people you can trust!

Date of experience: May 2014
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