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.
Cafe Ceylon is a lovely small boutique accommodation set 10 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 nights and surf films on occasion so you could find some in-house entertainment on your doorstep!
SUMMER OF SURF
Situated right next to Café Ceylon is Summer of Surf and a short 10 minute walk to our Centre.
This is the perfect accommodation for individuals, couples, group of friends or family. You can relax in the small private garden, taking in the tropical atmosphere of palm trees and the sound of waves in the background.
The rooms are all spacious, clean, with A/C and hot water. You can either book one room (1-2 people) or the entire floor (1-6 people).
You have a fully functioning kitchenette, so on days where you want to stay in you can enjoy cooking for yourself. But of course being next to Café Ceylon’s excellent restaurant you have a hard choice.
Just across the road Kabalana Beach offers a fun beach break for afternoon sessions and a great place for a sunset stroll.
Most important is that you enjoy the space as if it is your own home.
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 they 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.