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Ranga's Beach Hut

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Arugam Bay | near Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
Ranga's Beach Hut
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great spot, good rooms, reasonable prices and a great atmosphere! Although locals have a hard time acting normal to European blond girls, the overall feeling of this area is good. In my opinion the Beach Hut is the best place to stay

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A place with marvelous atmosphere everything made by wood very impressive for nature lovers. We went to this place for a couple of dinner we weren't happy at all. First of all you have to wait for an hour to get attention of a waiter and to get a table and then you may have to wait another hour if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a distant place in Komari which belongs to Ranga's Beach Hut. Wonderful place for those seeking for solitude. Here you can enjoy absolute freedom from civilization and experience real union with nature. Really best place in Sri Lanka!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I decided to book into The Beach Hut on the basis of their website, not any reviews. I cannot fault it, it really is the best place to be especially out of season, when most of the other hotels and restaurants are almost empty. the staff are beyond helpful, they are friendly, funny, and make you feel at home. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

All the food we tried was delicious and the location is stunning, they have treehouses and cabanas right on the beach and the restaurant is set back about 50m, with more treehouses and the perfect ambience to eat, chill and chat a while before getting back in the sea. One of the only places that served porridge which when you're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My stay at the beach hut was so far the best within two weeks of travelling. The location is either right at the beach or 30 metres further where there is also the common area. There are possibilities to sleep in a tree house or in your own wooden hut with your own spacious bathroom. The staff is very friendly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

2 weeks into a month trip in Sri Lanka and this has been our favourite place. We stayed in a tree house cabana for 3 nights and loved it. Fantastic location, unique rooms. Don't expect 5 star accommodation as the facilities are a bit rough and ready (intermittent showers, no blanket on bed) but the food is excellent (different Sri... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Ranga's Beach Hut was a great choice for our stay in Arugam Bay. We didn't have a reservation but the staff was really helpful and offered to move us to the beach house in the front directly at the beach after staying one night in a more basic room in the back of the area. The hut right at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed here 2 nights in sep 2014. Good place to meet people, nice athmosphere. Friday night bbq is cool! Cheap rooms, but bath/ washroom facilities are below basic and not really clean. No linen nor towels were provided to us. Wifi worked well, and the place has its own generator (nice as power cuts are common)

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

In off season there are not many places to go in Arugam and Ranga's is by far and away the busiest. Not everyone stays here but they all come for the food and for the atmosphere. The savoury pancake comes highly recommended! The staff were really friendly and let us into our room before official check-in which was really appreciated... More 

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