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Arugam Bay
Panama Road, Arugam Bay 063 Sri Lanka
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Welcome at our two guesthouses Nice Place 1 and Nice Place 2 ! Whether you are here in Arugam Bay for surfing, safari adventures in the National Parks or just for swinging-another-day-in-a-hammock at this beautiful spot, Nice Place will be the perfect base for all your activities and offers best opportunities to experience the Sri Lankan way of life. Enjoy charming hospitality in the cozy, relaxed atmosphere of our two guesthouses. Taste the variety of original Sri Lankan food in our restaurant. Both guesthouses are located at the Northern part of the town, 300m away from the bus station, 20m to the beach and 8-10 min walk along the beach to the main surf spot. To make your stay as pleasant as possible we offer: - Free WiFi - Sri Lankan food in our restaurant - Surfboards to rent, organised lessons and trips to the different spots - Scooter/Bike rent - Safari tours to Kumana National Park - Laundry service - Transport to/from the airport Nice Place 1 and Nice Place 2 (also perfect for families) offer a good range of rooms for everybody's budget: Nice Place 1: Double rooms with AC/non AC Nice Place 2: Double rooms, three-bed and family rooms up to five beds with AC/non AC For all rooms, there is the possibility to add further beds. Enjoy an unforgettable experience at Nice Place in Arugam Bay! We look forward to welcome you!
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We stayed in nice place hotel the second time. Every year the host called riffai makes this lovely place place even better. You can do there sunset yoga lessons on the rooftop. Riffai also organizes you everthing you want. Safari trips, surfing lessons with experienced good teachers, airporttransfers with good drivers and comfortable cars/vans for a fair price. It is like a full service accomodation in a 5 star hotel. His housekeeper called Manel is serving delicous food if you want. The fish and prawns are allways fresh from the local fishmarket. We will definitly come again. And for sure you arrive there as a customer and you're leaving as a friend. Thanks for all and all the best for you guys. See you soon. Kind regards Steffi and Basti
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We stayed at nice place for 2 weeks and we always felt like we were at home. Our room was comfortable, peaceful and quiet, perfect for relax. The hotel offers every service, from restaurant, tuk tuk, taxi from and to the airport. Rifai, the host, became a good friend to us, he always care about our needs, he is passionate and does his job very professionally. Manel cooked for us some incredible and tasty dishes, rice &curry and fresh fish always with a smile. Nice Place is the best hotel in Arugambay!
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Excelent place to stay long and short time. They have very nice private rooms vith ac, and we took the room with no a/c are super good and clean and also good ventilated ans fresh. Rifai, the owner can manage anithing you need as tuc tuc or boards or transfers and very nice safaris. Food is homemade and excelent flavours!!
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We arrived here after a long, hot journey and immediately felt the calm and relaxing atmosphere of this place. Although just a few metres from the beach and the main road the hotel is quiet and peaceful. Each levels balcony is comfortable and the roof terrace is incredible - panoramic views for miles! Our host Mana was amazing; her smile and chats making us feel at home and her English is excellent. We had heard great things about her cooking and they were right! Having previously lived in Sri Lanka I can say that Mana’s rice and curry and roti are one of the best I’ve ever had. We didn’t eat dinner out at all because each nights curry was different and so delicious! The room was spacious and comfortable - cool thanks to the 2 doors, windows and ceiling fan. The manager Rifai is a lovely man who is clearly passionate about making sure his guests have a peaceful stay and his staff are cared for. We hope to return to Arugam Bay soon and we will definitely stay here!
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Very nice guest house and hotel. Great breakfast and juices. The staff is extremely friendly and "Mirin" is a great cook ! Rooms spacious and clean. The place is well located as well, next to good restaurants and surf spots.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Nice Place
Which popular attractions are close to Nice Place?
Nearby attractions include Pottuvil Lagoon (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Nice Place?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, airport transportation, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Nice Place?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and barbeque facilities during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Nice Place?
Conveniently located restaurants include Better Taste, East Beach Surf Resort Restaurant, and Arugambays Hello Burger Place.
Does Nice Place have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Nice Place offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Nice Place located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Arugam Bay.