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Samantha's Folly

C/O 5 Police Park Avenue | Colombo, Arugam Bay 050000, Sri Lanka
+94 76 738 7808
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“juice” (3 reviews)
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C/O 5 Police Park Avenue | Colombo, Arugam Bay 050000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

A beach front cool lodging, you will forget all problems and feel that you are in a different planet, sound of the waves, wind, smell of the pure white sand and the sound of birds/insects singing will make you that you were born to live...More

Thank Roy D
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We turned up and the Cabana smelt, there was a hole in the wall and felt dirty. The price of the room was $44 dollars so we decided to sack it in and go elsewhere.

Thank lolarose86
Reviewed 1 December 2016

First of all, this place feels like home and has very cozy vibe. Staff is friendly and helpful. It's easy to find and well positioned in Arugam bay if you want to move around or visit nearby attractions. It's beach is few steps away and...More

Thank Margus K
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Thanks guys for the breakfast this morning, was a great recommendation the shashuka!! Juices very nice also! Really taste an plenty of fruit on it! Thanks!

1  Thank Troi M
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Suuper friendly staff, awesome folly's and view. The food is great and cheap. The main street is 20 seconds by walk and the beach is literally where you sleep. Too beautiful. I totally recommend it!

Thank inesd353
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This hostel is as perfect as it is going to get. Comfy huts on the beach, extremely nice hostel owner, good food, and an excellent location. If you are going to Arugambay, your trip has been less of a success if you haven't spent a...More

Thank Maarten S
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The original plan was to stay at Samantha's Folly for one night, but even though our schedule was busy, we just had to stay for three. It was the best experience of our trip so far. The owner is a very down to earth, relaxed...More

Thank Lucas H
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Muba provides incredible service and attention to you as a guest, and made us feel really welcome from the moment we arrived. If you're looking for a relaxed beachside stay with great service this is definitely the place. With your own hut which you can...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Stayed here earlier this week and it seems that the management have changed, it's now called the Folly (not Samantha Folly) and from looking at all the previous good reviews, it definitely has gone downhill We were ate alive by mosquitos, can't blame the staff...More

Thank Garry17
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Can't recommend this family run place too much. Loved the ambiance, the people and their attitude. Dinner is served with your feet in the sand along a long wooden table where everyone sit and chat with each other.

Thank MrManOnTheMoon
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Sri Lankan
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: C/O 5 Police Park Avenue | Colombo, Arugam Bay 050000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Eastern Province  >  Arugam Bay
  • Phone Number: +94 76 738 7808
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