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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Nice chilled place to have a meal ! Great surroundings ..creative setting! You can sit up in the 'tree' or choose to sit on nice pillows. Great vibes nice food ! Owners were chilling with their little puppies! Wr also had a little walk through the beautiful gardens full of nice trees and flowers

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A few locals brought us here for lunch, and the fish curry was amazing! We also tasted some chicken that tasted amazing as well. Ice cream with passion fruit for dessert tasted great! Absolutely recommended!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, lighting and furniture in the cool outdoor garden. Brilliant for cocktails and a 2-4-1 happy hour. Sri Lankan curry was good too! Definitely recommended for evening drinks, central in Arugam Bay

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is absolutely worth a visit. Bit expenceive, however you get quality food and great service in an outstanding outdoor setting. The Snapper was gorgeous and perfect prepared, with nice and fresh vegetables. In addition the fried noodles was very good. You should eat here. :-)

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

It is a nice suny day and we are walking along the shore thinking about eating somthing. We dont want to go to the local restaurants where there is mostly only cary. Ao we walk in the little city by the shore when we see this hotel and restaurant. I thinked: ooooo, that looks good! So i go we go...

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Ferrol, Spain
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The huts are very cool and the ambient is cool. Rooms are extremely expensive in comparison what other hostels offer. At night it gets extremely noisy, our room was besides a new sushi bar with loud music until late, something you dont want if you want to get up at 430 for an early surf. The huts are not isolated,...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The garden of the hotel was a perfect place to relax in the shade and the staff was kind and helpful. We originally booked 4 nights in the 'budget cabana', but we ended up staying only 2 nights because of some problems. The bed leaned backwards (head lower than feet), it had no sheets and our cabana missed a curtain....

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Ok so this place is very nice, the team very kind and helpful , the owner is kind and Very nice person . The food is clean and it was nice to stay there. The price is too expensive for the value , but the garden amazing . We hope to come again. The front desk help us with good...

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New York
Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you’re looking for an expensive place to have cocktails and dinner while in Arugam Bay this is a great choice. Dark, romantic, tables and lounging areas set around a shaded garden with palms and plants. The food was very good, but some items on the menu were not available. Cocktails were good but twice as expensive as neighboring places....

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Such a calm and relaxing place to chill and drink cocktails, this place has all the easy vibes! Chill out in one of the privet palm shacks with floor cushion seating and try there sheesha. For those on a budget happy hour is between 6pm and 8pm for buy one get one free.

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Additional Information about Surf 'n Sun Guesthouse & Restaurant

Address: Mainstreet, Arugam Bay, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay > Pottuvil
Price Range: £10 - £38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“There is a spare block next door where stray dogs congretate and the noise they make through the night is nothing you would have heard before. It sounds alien!!”
 of 5 bubbles DianneC93, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
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