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Ranga's Beach Hut

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There are hundreds of places to stay in Arugam Bay... So do not stay here! Firstly we explicitly booked the beach tree houses, but got shafted to another room far from the beach and no one was interested in our plea. most rooms are actually not beach front rooms (but further up the road), so you will be lucky if... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I experienced the vibe not that positive as others did. When we arrived the staff wasn't welcoming us, we had to search for someone who could help us finding our room. The three houses looks very cool though, but the bed is very hard because the mattress is like a thin camping mattress. There is no power plug in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in a double room with own bathroom for 6 nights in high season. Which was great, not super clean, but good enough. They have a cute garden, but as what many people said about a nice atmosphere and great backpack location, we did not experience that. Around 9pm everybody left and when nobody was there anymore the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

It's difficult to review a place that's perfect. This is the best place to stay in Arugam Bay - but it's no big secret so it's busy. Incredible architecture with treehouses and quirky cabanas, prices to suit every budget and , wonderful staff and an atmosphere that immediately unites people. I first visited this place in March 2015 and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

An amazing place we unexpectedly stumbled upon during our travel... Every day, inside a peaceful garden, backpackers, locals, surfers would talk, chill or have dinner together. The team was really friendly and Kuna, always smiling, remained one of the nicest person we met during our travel, providing us numerous helpful advices. The restaurant also provides tasty and affordable food every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Beach hut is very calm and affordable place where you can chill out. We only ate there so we can review only the services of the restaurant. Stuff is slow but it is worthy to wait for the meal. Every day they offer special dinners which are really tasty. This is the way how you can try many different flavoures.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff, ok clean rooms, atmosphere is amazing, food is good and the prices are backpacker friendly. Only minus was the bugs that visit us the first Night and the fact that our room was not cleaned properly at check In. But the place still deserves 5 Stars. I Would differently come back again. !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is so incredible! My friends and I stayed for 4 nights as a walk in. They accommodated us however they could. The location couldn't be beat and it's so darn cute. I'd say the dinners here are he best ever though! Pay the price, sit down, meet friends, you won't regret it. They'll help you with anything.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Very close to the beach (you can hear the sound of breaking waves breaking out of the bedroom). We stayed in two different huts, last one was just 800 (discount!), no windows and very small but for two beds for this price we don't complain. One day my wife saw a beautiful chameleon here, good for a nice picture! There's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

A fantastic little find. Very cheap food from a clean restaurant. The staff are initially a bit stand offish but if you give them the chance and chat to them they are hugely friendly and helpful. Great relaxed vibe with beautiful people dropping in and out all the time. The toilets are an adventure but that is to be expected... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Beach Hut Arugam Bay! Arugam Bay, located on Sri Lanka's east coast, is one of the highlighted places to visit in Sri Lanka. Famous for its beaches which have proven to be a haven for surfers, it is close to several other areas of interest, including National Parks, sites of cultural heritage and many other picturesque locations. Beach Hut's relaxed environment, homely cabanas and friendly staff never fail to leave our guests with fond memories of their stay in Arugam Bay. In fact, Beach Hut was recognized by The Guardian, UK, as one of the best places for budget travel in Sri Lanka. Situated just in front of the beach and close to many of Arugam Bay's main tourist attractions, Beach Hut is your best choice of accommodation in Arugam Bay, whether you're a backpacker yearning to see the sights, or a surfer looking to ride the tide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ranga's Beach Hut

Address: Beach Hut Road | Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Ranga`s Beach Hut Hotel Sri Lanka
Ranga's Beach Hut Sri Lanka/Arugam Bay
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