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Ranga's Beach Hut

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to visit Arugam Bay, try surfing and you travel on budget, GO STRAIGHT TO THIS PLACE! While traveling whole island, this place made us stop there for 1 week, which was the best decision we could make. Kuna is the best manager, very friendly, speaking English perfectly, he can arrange everything you can imagine. Also the stuff...

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Nantes, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in a bungalow clean, quiet and cheap. The main area is very chilled out with a lot of shadows, wood tables and hammocks, But the best of it is the veggie rice and curry at lunch, nice and tasty for 250 roupies! We had the grilled fish withcurry nd veggies one night and it was also...

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Wie found this accomodation through our travel guide. Of course you can find cheaper rooms but staying in a tree house was one thing we wanted to tick off from our bucket list. The room is really nice and big with a mosquito net and a bath (only cold water though). You have an amazing view to the ocean from...

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Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We had their special of the day, which was pumpkin soup with roti, sambal, etc. Really tasty at a great price. Although we were there in the off-season, the atmosphere was cool and I can imagine is would be great when it's busy.

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Suva
Reviewed 4 March 2017

we two families were at Arugam bay for about two and half days we were advised by some visitors who had been there to go to this place, they are absolutely correctt, the food was excellent and reasonably priced, they really prepared all meals for us, all of us enjoyed a lot, Even though it was off season this place...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at Ranga's. We were lucky enough to get our own little cabana without pre booking for a very good price. It was small but very cosy with a mosquito net and a ceiling fan. We also ate and hung out at the restaurant area a lot. The food and service are good and fellow travellers...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 20 January 2017

My girlfriend and I spent 4 nights at the beach huts during the off-season: 2 nights at the restaurant area (nice atmosphere) and 2 at the beach area (more quiet). We enjoyed both areas very much. Generally the whole stuff is very friendly and provide good service and food. Particularly we enjoyed chatting with Kuna (stuff manager). He knows the...

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gold coast
Reviewed 21 December 2016

So many varying reviews about Beach Hut! The simple fact is that the place has been the same lovely hangout for years but sadly the quality of the visitors has deteriated since the Eastern Province opened up after the war ended. If you want slimy smiling low paid staff who crawl to you there are dozens of places all over...

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Kerobokan, Indonesia
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed there with four friends and we have had a great time! The food was good and cheap-ish, the rooms are really nice and offer a great view but you have to walk for 2minutes to the beach. The beach huts are more basic but right on the beach. We stayed a night in the comfortable rooms and two in...

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I visited here for lunch with a small group and they served fast. Food was tasty and authentic. The atmosphere is calm and more close to nature. There are few tree huts to be rented but couldn't check the interior there. Staff was very friendly.

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
Region: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Ranga`s Beach Hut Hotel Sri Lanka
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