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Pottuvil Sri Lanka

Pottuvil ?or Pothuvil or Poththuvil is a town in the Ampara District of Sri Lanka, located along the Eastern coast of the Island, it is 4 km due North of the popular tourist destination Arugam Bay. It was affected by 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Not much to see here, mostly another semi-urban sprawl, but this small east-coast town is the main transport hub for the ever-popular beaches and surfing resorts of Arugam Bay, 3km further south. The town has several ATMs, a market, and a lovely lagoon, which is worth a visit.

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Beaches are not just for sunbathing on, as any surfer will tell you. Especially in Sri Lanka, one of the most reliable surf destinations in the Indian Ocean. Since the early 60’s Sri Lanka attracts surfers from all over the world. The best surf points in Sri Lanka are located on the South

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