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Surf 'n Sun Guesthouse & Restaurant

Mainstreet, Arugam Bay, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
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Surf 'n Sun Guesthouse & Restaurant
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place so much. A perfect retreat away from the craziness of A-Bay. Saman (the owner) is incredibly relaxed but still manages to keep the place in amazing condition. Brilliant music all the time and endless areas to lie down and sip a cocktail. Cabanas are great - nice bathrooms and comfortable beds! Can organise safaris from here... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Probably the most beautiful place in the area !! Nice cocktails at the bar. The place is clean and calm. Saman the owner is a real artist who designed the best place ever to chill . Do not hesitate to ask saman's brother to rent a board or to organize à surf trip.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The setup is absolutely breathtaking, beautiful trees and greenery, lovely lighting and really nicely done common areas for people to chill. The room was also very nicely done and extremely comfortable. Perfect to get away from the Arugambay heat. The only thing i could say is that the bathroom didnt have a door (there is a curtain instead) in the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Surf n Sun is a fine accommodation BUT the owners are charmless, unfriendly and not helpful at all. They do not care about providing a nice experience to their customers. As we decided to leave one day earlier as originally planed we were criticized in a very rude way because we did not inform them earlier. Even if the place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Great place - the setting is beautiful and the bar is such a cool and chilled place to hang out. Some of the cabanas are really lovely - if recommend upgrading to a pricier one as they aren't much more expensive but much more comfortable. Owners are great. Would recommend for friends, couples, backpackers, surfers

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

An attractive setting for the cabanas, we stayed in the villa which whilst a spacious attractive space was set at the far rear of the property up an unlit path. The villa and its furnishings reflected the price paid however the management and care taken was really lacking- of the two brothers the one who welcomed us was completely disinterested,... More 

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Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The owner is a great guy,with a big hart and full of understanding!!! Safe place,clean rooms,amazing gardens and fontaines with many Bhudist art and sculpetures... They ofer also nice drinks,good food and Music!!!!

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We stayed for three nights and it turned out to be a nice place to stay. The first night we stayed in the cheap cabana which is perfect if you are young, have a budget and a cute partner who only wants to suck on your cocktails and blow your candle out. If this is the case stay for as... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Beautiful cabanas set in an exquisite garden. Stay here if you can! Chill areas supported by great chill-out music. Board hire available if you wanna surf. Very close to the Kamana National Park which is a must, along with the forest hermitage and amazing views over endless forests... Thanks Saman...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The love put into this place is more then explained not only in the deco but also the dedication and effort put into it. Rooms are spacious, super clean and vary from showers baths and hammocks. You have local shops and restaurants all around the street and surf boards to rent. Close to the sea and the jungle, perfect spot.... More 

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