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Surf 'n Sun Guesthouse & Restaurant

Mainstreet, Arugam Bay, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Kalutara, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not stay at this place. we just headed for the lunch. It seems like a nice attractive mind relaxing place. Place was designed very well with attractive decorative items and even considered the minor details. We had nice lunch with "Lobsters" Food is good. staff is very friendly and polite. price is reasonable.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

So- our first impression was that this place has the most amazing gardens and such a gorgeous chill out area. Then we met the owner who was standoffish and a bit difficult to relate to however we took the room anyway because we love the vibe so much and we are really glad we did. Nothing in town compares to... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It is the best hotel to accommodate in Arugam Bay.Saman ,the owner of the Hotel is a very kind & helpful person..thank you for his hospitality.Do not hesitate to book! By the way , if you cant find any available rooms, you can try all the cocktails in the bar ,as the bartender is very talented and prepares delicious cocktails.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The owner has built the place from the he was born in, loves his garden and his place. Every single item is picked up carefully and shows the touch of someone who has the passion the create things. The chef and bartender is also chosen very carefully, with great skills. Try: seafood pizza, bloody mary and all kinds of daiquiri... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were a group of 6 on a surfing trip over in Arugam Bay. We stayed 6 nights at Surf N Sun & loved the atmosphere here....the plants were amazing around the place & you could tell were very looked after being a plant lover myself :) Has the best place to chill sitting out on the large decking listening... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Dropped there several times for a dinner. Designed cozy and comfortable, good place to hangout for a drink or a dinner. A bit expensive but still worth visiting. Cocktails are pretty strong and food portions are medium sized.

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