There are lots of shops around arambol where you can shop for some unique tshirts,ladies tops, bikinis, antique items, locally painted wall hangings etc.
Once you are just at the beach , well you can hear Nigerians, Kenyans waving at you" Hi Maaan hi Maaan" . Their sole motto being to peddle drugs. We could also see a few russian speaking guys doing the same.
We could manage getting a guest house with good beach view.