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Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka

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00200 Matara Road Kabalana Beach, Ahangama 80650 Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka is a tropical island with world-class surf, located east of the southern tip of India. Here you have fantastic surroundings with lots of wildlife and beautiful nature, in addition to great surf and a mellow atmosphere at the surf school. ‘Lanka is the home of endless beaches, heavenly cuisine, tropical climate, and a great variety of places to visit. The camp is situated near Kabalana Beach in Ahangama, a little surfing village located 3 hours south of the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo. It is a charming place with a few restaurants and a relaxed vibe. Because of this fantastic villas, the beautiful beach, and the world-class surf, we have chosen to place our surf camp here.
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Øystein D wrote a review Mar 2020
Oslo, Norway55 contributions7 helpful votes
We stayed at lapoint for one week and had a great week of surfing. Great instructors and Nice accomodation. They have different dorm rooms 4 and 6 beds. single rooms as well but they are hard to Get so order early. Food was pretty decent. Lacks a little variation.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from Lapointsurfcamps, Kundansvarig at Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka
Responded 18 Mar 2020
Oh, how fun you had it so good! Was surfing good? :) Yes, the single rooms are popular, hope you get a grip next time! :) We'll see each other next time!
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Simone K wrote a review Oct 2019
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This one week with lapoint exceeded all my expectations. I had no surf experience at all and surfed green waves at my last surf lesson. That feeling was overwhelming. The Instructors are amazing.The accomodation is luxury, clean, has comfy beds, plenty space to relax either at the pool or read a book/ watch a movie inside at the enormous living room on the comfy sofa. The staff is outgoing, helpful and chatty. The week is organized well. You’ll come around a lot. You can always join an activity with the group or do your one thing. I liked that opportunity. Twice we went out with the whole group, that was super funny. All in all I highly recommend lapoint. Go there learn to surf and have an awesome week. Thanks to the staff Simone and Charly
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Lapointsurfcamps, Kundansvarig at Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka
Responded 24 Oct 2019
Thank you for your review! What fun that we exceeded your expectations, it's always fun to hear! Wow, green waves already? Good job! Know that feeling, it's amazing! What fun you had so much fun! As long as you have good company everything will be good :) See you next time!
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Jenny Sporrer wrote a review Sep 2019
Germany1 contribution
everthing works perfectly. The transfer from the airport, check in and surfing. The highlight are defenetly the meals. That starts with breakfast with fresh juices over lunch wih the best fish burger ever till dinner with a great buffet. Local food, most vegetarian and not that spicy. So about the surfing is just one thing to say. Oh my god, so amazing instructors! I learned so much in short time. The waves are better in high season which is from november till april! Thats the best time to travel to sri lanka. But in low season its also good. Little bit rainy but still warm and not so busy. What else....yeah the local people are really nice and kind. The rooms are clean and pretty. And the pool is the most popluar place in the camp. There are many things to do after surfing around here e.g. rainforest, safari, teaplantage and visit many nice cities. Thank you lapoint for the great time!! See you!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from Lapointsurfcamps, Kundansvarig at Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka
Responded 20 Sep 2019
Thank you for your review! How nice that you thought everything worked flawlessly, it makes your vacation much easier! Yes, I agree, the food here is the best! What fun that you were so happy with the surfing, it is one of the most important things with the stay here :) Sounds like you had a perfect vacation and we look forward to seeing you again!
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Magnus Ramm wrote a review Aug 2019
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The first thing that will meet you at Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka is one of the nice social hosts who works there. We were met by Alissa, who was smiling and being kind all week. She introduced us to how the camp works, and also how they do their part to save the environment. Lapoint is very concerned with the environment, they even arrange a weekly beach cleanup at all their camps. During the week, the social hosts arrange trips to the coolest and best restaurants in the area, where the prices are already negotiated for a group discount. They also arrange trips to the rain forest and safari in the nearest national reserve. The food and hygiene at the camp are great. There are local people working to make food and clean in the area. They are very skilled, so you can expect top quality food and clean rooms. In August, it's off-season in Sri Lanka, this means that there are some rainy hours, but mostly sunny. This also means that the surf is not as good (but also not as crowded), so the nearest surfing beach is a small tuk-tuk-ride away. The instructors are good English-speakers, and they are really passionate about teaching. The surf was definitely the highlight of our stay. Keep in mind that the average guest in these camps is around 25 years old.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Response from Lapointsurfcamps, Kundansvarig at Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka
Responded 29 Aug 2019
Thanks for your feedback! Yes, that's right, we love nature and take good care of the environment! We have to give back to the ocean. How fun that you really enjoyed everything so much, we are glad to hear that! Hope you enjoyed the weather and surfing even though the weather wasn't perfect. See you next time!
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Marcus S wrote a review Jun 2019
Doha, Qatar17 contributions5 helpful votes
I would highly recommend Lapoint Surf Camp in Sri Lanka for anyone who want to either learn to surf or to further develop their surfing. I had a great week and all the staff are super friendly and helpful. The food is also really nice! I hope to come back soon.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 10 Jun 2019
Thanks for that! Hope you learned a lot about surfing :) We look forward to having you here again so we can catch some waves together! :)
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Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictAhangama
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka
Which popular attractions are close to Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka?
Nearby attractions include Kabalana Beach (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka?
Conveniently located restaurants include A'la carte restaurant, Citra, and Cafe Ceylon.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Lapoint Surf Camp Sri Lanka?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kushta Raja Gala (7.4 km).