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Ranga's Beach Hut

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Beach Hut Road, Arugam Bay | Pottuvil, Eastern Province, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
Ranga's Beach Hut
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was planning on staying in Arugam Bay for 3 days, I stayed for 8. Ranga's Beach Hut was awesome. Very affordable accommodation on a beautiful beach. I was there during the off season, but it was hard to tell staying at Ranga's. It is a great place to meet fellow travelers and to fall asleep with the sound of... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beach Hut has great atmosphere and you can actually meet other travellers sitting around in the restaurant area at a series of large tables. We stayed in a cabana which was good and not dirty (just a little dust on the shelves). We had a private bathroom which was definitely nice as we needed to shower off the sweat and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 6 days at the Beach Hut, found some super people and had the pleasure of meeting Kuna the Beach Hut manager. I loved the food, the atmosphere and hearing the waves every morning. Got used to hearing the call to prayer and bread van that plays a christmas tune- I actually miss it now. Was gutted to leave, but... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome budget place for the backpackers! Location is great, common area is big, the food delicious, and Kuna the place's manager is very kind and helpful! Definitely recommend to go there, I am sure to be back whenever I go again to Arugam Bay!

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Moscow
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Those who are surfers could understand me-this place is only for sleep. Budget is all around-no aircon,very simple bath with only cool water,no blankets,thin pillows. But it's only 15 m from the arugam beach though quite far from crocodile break-point. During evening there are smth like parties where people drink,eat and talk,getting know each other better. We stayed at bungalow... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

One of our greatest experience in Sri Lanka. This place is THE PLACE to get new friends! You will meet so many people, and the place is very popular in Arugam Bay. The place is cheap and had a nice food service. E.g., we could eat breakfast-meal in the evening and dinner-meals in the morning! Isn't that nice or what?... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This place has everything! The food is amazing, the vibe is so relaxed and it is almost impossible to not get new friends. The owner/manager is really really friendly, he learned us the game backgammon, and helped us with everything. They have cheap and good dinners with most guest and we also had this awesome BBQ. Would really recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

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 April 13, 2015

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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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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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