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Surf 'n Sun Guesthouse & Restaurant

Mainstreet, Arugam Bay, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
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1 room 1 adult
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Morieres-les-Avignon, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We really enjoy to stay at this place ... good location. Very quiet place to stay. with good music... We had very good diner. Nice room clean and confortable, nice people, thank you ! We stayed 3 nights.

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Byron Bay, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Surf n Sun is provably one of the fanciest places in Arugam Bay. The problem is the attitude of the brothers that own the place. One of them was extremely aggressive with foreigner surfers in the line up, I saw him insulting and attacking some other surfers. This people don't deserve your money.

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warrington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Please note when arugam bay is off season (November time) as all restaurants bars etc closed this resort would of been beautiful when it's high season as no people everything packed away no chef no bar man no nothing.due to the excess rain daily throughout Sri Lanka this place was extremely damp over closed with trees it's beautiful setting but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

The restaurant in the Surf'n Sun guesthouse is really good, we came several times during our vacation in Arugam Bay. Jossef, really nice local guy, will make you the best cocktails in town. This restaurant is must for every visitor.

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Firstly I will say that the setting is great, it is like its own little island, complete with bar, lounge “pits” and restaurant. We were originally booked on for one night. Luckily one night was enough for us. The staff we were met with were, unfortunately not too friendly. The shack we were given had seen better days as well.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

This cruisey place has a lot going for it; location, staff, ambiance, rooms, food, cocktails, etc etc. Basic cabanas are clean and afforable), just as long as you don't mind the odd visitation rights of local wildlife (squirrels, insects, birds) and architectural structures are somewhat organic and abstract. Staff are so sweet and welcoming, food a little expensive but delicious,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

In this hôtel you have the best Cocktail maker ! Realy nice Man Go to there and ask Jo for a special drink.... All the staff are very cool and help you for all, so much as possible. A beatiful garden and a cool atmospher with nice sound... Room's are clean ! The food is fresh and they make Good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

This place is a very beautiful place to be in, there's one guy named Joseph he make the best cocktails ever! He is very kind and it's a very nice to make a conversation with him! You can learn so much from him, he also can recommend places in Sri Lanka that you can visit. also they make a good... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Seriously one of the best cocktails we have ever had. Turns out their bartender has been working internationally for many years so we thought it was a good fine. The Passionfruit Mojito was the best!!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

This place is superb. Very well designed and contemporary, a great place to hang out. We ate dinner here one evening - the pizza really is very good indeed, but the service was slow, hence 4 stars instead of 5. Also a little pricey.

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