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Kanagar Village Urani, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500 Sri Lanka
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#12 of 41 Specialty lodging in Pottuvil
Featuring a garden, Riva del Sole is located in Arugam Bay and is 8 km from Muhudu Maha Viharaya. Providing a restaurant, the property also features a terrace. Magul Maha Viharaya is 19.3 km from the resort. All guest rooms at the resort come with a seating area. Every room is equipped with a private bathroom and a bath, and certain units at Riva del Sole have a balcony.
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Free parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
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Business Center with Internet Access
Secured parking
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Ter T wrote a review Oct 2020
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Friendly and warm staff; flexible to my vegetarian requests, will go out of their way to help you. 🙏 Great local cuisine; Sri Lankan curries, great for veggies. 🥳 Next to great surf break; whiskey point, good for both beginner and intermediates. Calm and nice 🙌
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Sandra T wrote a review Sep 2020
Weligama, Sri Lanka3 contributions
Breathtaking ocean sunsets & lagoon sunrises! Immaculate hosting and a peaceful location away from the noise made in Arugam Bay. An absolute dream for us. The food prepares for breakfast as well as the nightly dinners (which you request and come at a very nominal charge) were the best food we had during our entire stay in Sri Lanka. The nature around is stunning and place is cleaned every morning. The rooms are large and very comfortable. We're enamoured with the location couldn't recommend it enough. Perfect place just 2 minutes walking from the surfing spot & beautiful garden with a space to relax after it (do some yoga, massage & just chill). We'll certainly be back !
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Date of stay: August 2020
Room Tip: Both AC or non AC cabanas are good here. Non AC cabanas are
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MandySRey wrote a review Aug 2019
Dawlish, United Kingdom40 contributions1 helpful vote
It’s the people and experiences that make a magical holiday and thanks to the owners we had a family holiday we will always remember. This is a family owned hotel and the owners really go out of their way to ensure you are having a wonderful time - nothing is too much trouble. They organised tours, gave us lots of tips and information about Sri Lanka and Arugam Bay. The food was great and they varied breakfast to make it more interesting. We ate there a lot in the evenings too. It’s a great location for surfers and families as the beach is less than a five minute walk away. It’s also nice and quiet so you avoid the more partying hotspots in Arugam. The villas are very clean and larger than usual too. If you are looking for a special holiday than I can highly recommend it. Top tip - ask to try ‘aunties bread pudding, it’s amazing!
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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pwhermens wrote a review Sep 2018
Utrecht, The Netherlands7 contributions1 helpful vote
There are a lot of reasons to not like this place, but it is just not possible. The bed is not great, the breakfast is very simple, the staff barely speaks English and it is all just a little clumsy. But here is the thing: it all comes from a big heart. The owner and his staff want to make your live a great as it can be. The beach is only a 3 minute walk away. Riva has a lot of potential and I am sure Riva will be a 5 star place to stay if it all improves just a little bit.
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Date of stay: September 2018
Jim B wrote a review Sep 2018
63 contributions5 helpful votes
We stayed 6 days in this wonderful accomodation. The staff was very friendly and made our stay very pleasant. ROOMS: Everything is quite new. One big room with plenty of space. Also the bathroom offers space and much facilities for towels and wet surfstuff. Big terrasse in front with chairs and a little table and even an overview of the hotel-area. Everything is clean. We felt very comfortable. FOOD: The food is really good, everything is cooked fresh. Also the juices are yummy. Not to much choice at the moment ('cause the hotel is pretty new), but sure there will be more in the future. But if you have any wishes they are very motivated to bring your wishes come true 😉. Showers after surfing are also outside - so no need to go inside your room with sandy feet. The beach is just a 2minutes walk away 🏄 So if you enjoy a familiar and calm atmosphere, I am sure you will love it.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$22 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaEastern ProvinceArugam BayPottuvil
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Frequently Asked Questions about Riva Del Sole
Which popular attractions are close to Riva Del Sole?
Nearby attractions include Arugam Bay (4.7 miles), Pottuvil Lagoon (4.1 miles), and Rice & Carry Bags Shop (4.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Riva Del Sole?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a spa.
What food & drink options are available at Riva Del Sole?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Riva Del Sole?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Riva Del Sole?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pizza Hub, East Beach Surf Resort Restaurant, and Arugambays Hello Burger Place.
Does Riva Del Sole have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Riva Del Sole offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.