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Samaru Beach House

544 New Bypass Road | Pelena, Weligama, Matara, Sri Lanka
Samaru Beach House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

after a rough start at hotels in Sri Lanka, with staff being creepy and making us feel uncomfortable with being 2 female solo travellers. We came across this place. And what a find. Honestly it was dream. Beach was right there, great surf with surfboards to rent. Food was amazing and well priced. A great base to do day trips... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

We live in Colombo and come down here at least twice a month during the surfing season with a big group of friends. The staff and service have been superb throughout everytime we come here. Surfing here is a real pleasure, after learning for the first time with one of the instructors at Samaru. The food is equally excellent, many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We have just returned from our trip to SRi Lanka, we stayed at samaru beach house . We had a fantastic time, room was very clean, breakfasts where lovely and staff couldn't do enough. The currys where the best and so many varieties I would recommended this accomadation the sea is safe to swim and there is plenty of surf.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I didn't stay at the hotel but I used their restaurant which is reasonable but the best thing is the cheap surf board rent it can be as low as 200 Rs and the beach is nice! Their mixed fruit lassie are also good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Our Main reason to stay in weligama was to surf and this is the best place to do so. It is right in Front of the waves. After arriving we got a free upgrade but even the standard rooms looked spacious and have nice balkonies. Everything is very clean and well maintained. We had half board and the Food was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This place is decent. The location by the beach is great which enables a lot of surfing and swimming which is fab. The room was fine and breakfast was OK. So in general it is a decent place. The main upside as said is the beach and also that you can easily go travelling in the region from here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Stayed here for 4 night and had a pleasant stay, don't come here if your in a rush (this place is slow paced) or looking for 5 star luxury but my room was spacious and neat with a good bathroom and hot water (though it's cold showers most of the time to cool down) it's situated directly on the beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Always coming to this guesthouse. Friendly stuff, quality Cook (dont miss wasantes fish and chips with homemade tartar Sauce, its a dream). Direct at the surfpoint.good location to have breakfast or barbecue at the beach

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Right at the picture-perfect beach with a nice elevated terrace looking out at the ocean, where you can have breakfast or dinner, Samaru Beach House definitely is a great place to chill out. A vast choice of surfing equipment for rent and even a few fitness and balance training tools make it a great place for surfers - the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Samaru has a relaxed, laid-back atmosphere in a nice location, which seems less crowded than Mirissa. It's quite a unique spot worth staying at. The staff are flexible with an open, welcoming attitude towards visitors. It's a great place to learn surfing. As a female, you might wish to establish a no-touch policy to help everyone remain focused during the... More 

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