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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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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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London, United Kingdom
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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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Glamorgan, Wales, UK
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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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Germnay
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

In fact we did not stay here. We ate dinner. Looks like group of muslims running the restaurant. Since we are local , staff were ignorant us. It took them 35 minutes to deliver the food. meal Portion is very less. But the price is too much for a local. Surrounding place is very dark & no enough lights.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This place seems to be a bit of a legend online. We found it through an article in The Guardian. When we arrived, we were made to wait for our room to be cleaned. We sat around for a good hour (wanting to order food, but being effectively ignored in the restaurant). Finally we went up and asked if our... More 

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