You can start your course on any day except Saturday, when we are closed, leaving you free to book the flights that suit you best. Should you arrive on a Friday its fine to just have a chill day and join us on the Sunday to start your course.
To make surf tourism more sustainable one of the proven and best methods is to collaborate with existing local owned businesses. If these are of good quality we know they will grow and be able to employ more local people.
If you’re opting to take a course and book accommodation with us you’ll have the option to stay at Café Ceylon, Emanuel Villa or Insight Ahangama are just down the road from our Centre and all of these accommodation options are metres from the surf.
Also right near our centre and at the side of Koggala Lake is the lovely Villa Alexandra which is ideal for groups or families.
As you may have differing accommodation needs you can choose from these places to stay that we book for you. We will always have staff to meet you on your arrival and all our accommodation is a short walk to our centre or and even shorter tuk tuk ride.
Cafe Ceylon is a lovely small boutique accommodation set 8 minutes walk from our centre. An old colonial property with spacious gardens it also features the wonderful food of the Cafe Ceylon restaurant with a menu that suits all and is very popular. It has double and single rooms all with en suite bathrooms Friendly staff and decorated in a unique colonial style it’s a charming place to stay for singles and couples.
Just across the road is Kabalana Beach, an ideal place for a relaxing afternoon or sunset stroll. Breakfast is available also for all your days off. Free WIFI is available too and of course A/C. Cafe Ceylon also hosts jazz night and surf films on occasion so you could find some in house entertainment on your doorstep!
INSIGHT AHANGAMA RESORT
A short tuk tuk ride from our centre Hotel Insight Ahangama offers those who wish to have a more formal holiday accommodation while on the course. Set right on the sea front we offer two levels of accommodation with full sea views or partial sea views. A lovely swimming pool, great food and helpful staff it’s also set right next to the unchanged town of Ahangama which bustles with Sri Lankan energy.
The hotel restaurant and bar offers a range of eastern and western food with seafood specialties. All rooms come with A/C and WIFI is available too. All prices quoted have excellent discounts on different lengths of stay and do see these in our price structure.
Located just again and a short 8 minute walk from the centre. This accommodation will suits groups or families wishing to share a twin double room with outstanding sea views. The views from the rooms balconies is stunning looking out over the surf spot known as the Rock, One of Sri Lanka’s most famous waves.
WIFI and A/C is available and this accommodation is run by a live in Sri Lankan family who are always happy to help.
Set in amazing scenery at the side of Koggala Lake this villa provides a sanctuary away from the coast, but is only a 5 minute drive to the waves or our centre.
Excellently equipped and with 3 roomy double bedrooms, swimming pool and spacious living room, balconies and gardens with of course a chef to whip up the best of Sri Lankan food after a rewarding day of surf.
This villa will really suit families and groups (maximum of eight) with couples and makes the ideal setting for your holiday accommodation.