Drone shot of woman paddling out in the surf in Sri Lanka

Secret Surf Spots in Sri Lanka

December 7, 2020 | Surf

Sri Lanka’s southern coastline naturally offers all different kind of waves. The vast majority of people head to the usual suspects and “brand name” waves like Ram’s, The Rock at Kabalana, Lazy Left, Lazy Right, Weligama Beach, Plantations and Coconuts.

Surf board in the sand in Sri Lanka

But what many people don’t realize is that the entire south coast stretching from Tangalle all the way to Hikkaduwa is teeming with no-name surf breaks with empty lineups! Our surf coaches know all the best secret surf breaks in Sri Lanka – get ready for the dreamiest warm-water waves on the island and adventurous daily surf checks off the beaten track.

Sometimes we have to wake up at the crack of dawn, sometimes the conditions have to be JUST RIGHT and we have to hit the perfect trifecta with wind direction, wave size and swell direction, but at other times we just roll down craggy dirt paths in our custom-built surf truck to find these hidden delights.

Just check out this incredible secret Sri Lanka surf spot that Garrett, one of our head coaches, had all to himself!

Unlike many other surf destinations around the world, there are amazing surf breaks in Sri Lanka that work all year round. Whether you are a complete beginner or looking to take your surfing skills to the next level, our experienced coaches at Talalla Surf can select the best waves for you to learn, improve on your surf skills and have fun!

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