Pack a picnic for you and your family to enjoy, collect some salty keepsakes for your seashell collection, or maybe enjoy a tranquil stroll with the powdery sand caressing your toes. Whatever you wish to do, the Arugam Bay beach can make it very exciting. This sliver of coastal nirvana is blessed with coconut trees that signal the relaxing wind and also supply one of the most favorite, the King coconut – a drink that will soothe your mind and your taste buds. It is time to get your beach towel and sunscreen ready to take in breathtaking seascapes, the warm, frothy water and the golden soft sand. To eat, you can choose from one of the many beach huts cum restaurants that line the perimeter of the beach. Serving anything from Sri Lankan traditional food to international delicacies like fried rice and pasta. What you should try are the seafood dishes made from freshly caught ingredients that kick the taste up a notch. You will be dreaming your nights away with prawn vades.