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East Surf Cabanas

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Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
East Surf is out of the way from all hustle and bustle; we are 10 min walk to the centre of the village, and 8 min walk to the beach.We have 5 double bed cabanas, scattered inside the garden, with: bathroom, mosquito net, fan, hooks and shelves. Perfect for 1 or 2 people. And 3 large family rooms, for 3 or 4 people, with views. The restaurant offers fresh organic local and seasonal produce; we offer full breakfast; rice and curry, grilled fish and salads, some western food, and plenty of juices and coconut water. We also cater for vegetarians, with separate cooking pots/utensils. East Surf offers Holistic Massage, BBQ nights over Panama lagoon, fishing trips (wind permitting); we also have a machine wash laundry service. What makes us unique is the tranquility of the area, making it the most relaxed and noise free guest house in Arugam Bay, to ensure guests get a proper night sleep. We can arrange airport transfers from Colombo and/or Mattala airport.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Full view
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Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport62 mi
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All reviews muesli treehouse room stayed longer jungle safari sri lanka short walk into town big table other guests great hosts the main strip spent one night relaxing stay outdoor shower amazing food great spot a great place to stay raffaella
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed with Rafaelle and Sudu in June 18’ for 4 days and would have loves to have stayed longer. Highlight of the stay was the jungle BBQ with Sudu. He’s knowledgeable and the food is anazing, an absolute must if you’re in Arugam Bay!...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a cabana for two and it was amazing. Very clean and plenty of space. The outside shower was brilliant. Rafaella and Sudu were the best hosts only too willing to help with advice and just a friendly chat. The breakfast choice is...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Pam L
Response from EastSurfCabanas, Manager at East Surf CabanasResponded 13 June 2018

thank you for your feedback; we were happy to host you. Take care.Raffaella and Sudu

Reviewed 25 April 2018

We only booked this place for a couple of days and wish we would have stayed longer. Our room was spacious, clean and confortable. Rafaella arranged a lot of activities for us and was helpful in guiding us in Arugam Bay. We also had amazing...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Naomi B
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I stayed here with friends at the beginning of April for 9 nights, I had the tree-house room which is spacious, airy and clean (be aware that the rooms windows are slatted without glass, this might not be to everyone’s taste but I loved it)...the...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank DevonDantay
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This was without a doubt the best accommodation of out trip around Sri Lanka. We had a family room for two of us which was very spacious , clean and beautifully planned out so that we were actually able to unpack for our 5 day...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Response from happyogi, Owner at East Surf CabanasResponded 31 March 2018

thank you very much, we are happy you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again if you come back to sri lanka. Raffaella and Sudu

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Sarah d
16 February 2015|
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Room Tips
"All rooms were really nice-family rooms a bit more spacious"
26 Mar 2018
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"Speak to Rafella on how to get the best in Arugambay. Speak to Sudu if you want all things non touristy"
18 Sep 2017
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"All rooms are fab!"
21 Aug 2017
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"We stayed in the family room at the back of the property. It had a lovely breeze and beautifully decorated."
9 Sep 2016
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US$23 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaEastern ProvinceArugam Bay
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