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Arugambay Surf Resort

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Overview
Main Street, Arugam Bay 32506 Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

We booked an AC room but found it was only blowing hot air. 'Asked to swap rooms but none were available. Took a few days before someone came to fix it, however still hot air. Worth checking room first, as its quite hot there. No...More

Thank Clea32
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Had a amazing water sports surfing experience.and a great service nice restaurant.the weather also nice even off season.best beach for the sandy beach experience.this is my first time and it was a wonder.

Thank Thilini C
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Arugambay, Sri Lanka is most popular destination for surfing beginners and expect to chillout with the board. Also more party and lots to see .. safari , ancient buddhist temples and manymore .. Also more surfing points to catch the waves

Thank asankai83
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We went to the Water Edge Restaurant twice and had a good experience both times. There are lots of items on the menu, but we stayed with Sri Lankan rice & curry/seafood dishes and they were excellent. Pros: -Fresh and tasty fruit juices -Vegetarian choices**...More

Thank vadtravels2018
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

No value for money, in the middle of everything with visible at night windows to the inside, no wifi signal, but the resort has excellent espresso and view to the sea from the main lounge. Would recomand taking it but not the big rooms

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Description
Arugambay Surf Resort is located in the small fishing village of Arugam Bay, south of Pottuvil in the Ampara District. Set right at the beachfront, we're only a few minutes walk away from Arugam Bay Point, which is ...More among the top 10 surf points in the world. But, this is not all. At Arugambay Surf Resort, we ensure you don't miss out on the fun. Make sure you get up early to catch the sunrise over the sea. The sky is ablaze with shades of bright orange, yellow and red, making the area ever more picturesque... Stroll along the beach, or take a dip in the waters when the sun goes down. Or, if you dare, get on your surfboard and pick the right wave... Better still, the area is rich in wildlife. Drive into the wilderness of Kumana to see for yourself. If you are looking for more adventure, get on your jeep, fasten your seatbelt and make your way towards the sand dunes of Panama... Alternatively, if you are looking for some peace and quiet, unwind at our beachside cabanas or sway in the breeze on the outdoor hammocks. Enjoy some music while you sip a cool drink in the afternoon sun. Arugambay Surf Resort invites you to unwind, while you let yourself feel the nature of this quaint village.Charming and colorful guest house with very friendly staff. Located directly on the beautiful Arugambay Beach. Wonderful restaurant on-site with a variety of international and local cuisines! Caters to surfers, backpackers, families, and world travelers of all nations! Extremely comfortable, you will feel right at home! Arugambay Surf Resort is managed and run by five brothers. The business traces its roots back to the 1970s and was started by their father. Once a small fishing village, the young man had come to Arugam Bay where he made a living by selling rotti to the weary fishermen, who would usually stop for a bite either on their way to sea, or upon returning. As time went on, with this rotti gaining popularity among the tourists who came to visit the area, he put up a few cabanas for his fatigued travellers to rest. Initially, the Surf Resort was called Arugambay Hilton. The name was coined by an Australian who had visited the place at one time and even helped its owner prepare dishes to suit the tastes and styles of its international visitors. The name was later changed to Arugambay Hillton and then to its current name Arugambay Surf Resort. Later, the sons joined with their father helping him develop and improve the guesthouse. Since then, the guesthouse has evolved with time, introducing new services and facilities to guests and attracting more and more people. Currently Arugambay Surf Resort provides 15 A/C & Non A/C guestrooms with Private Bathroom, which offer a range of facilities to suit all budgets. This includes traditional beachside cabanas with thatched roofs and balconies, clean and comfortable budget rooms, as well as more spacious rooms on the upper floor with balconies and double fans.All guestrooms are equipped with fans, mosquito nets and private bathrooms. Sheets, pillowcases, soap and towels are provided for guests to ensure they have a comfortable and enjoyable stay at the Surf Resort. A front desk opened and staffed 24/7. Daily Housekeeping included in the room rate. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$ 26 - US$ 92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$ 26 - US$ 92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay
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Traveller (92)
Room & Suite (65)
Pool & Beach (18)
Dining (10)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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todsurfer
how much for ten days one person air-con room in mid may
24 January 2017
  • Response from Ashar BReviewed this property
    10#70=700$
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"Family room is located directly at the water edge"
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"close to waves, good rooms, great staff, great food"
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"The family room upstairs is ideal for a group of 4. spacious!"
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"views good nice rooms"
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