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Ranga's Beach Hut

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Kerobokan, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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...

Thank oelchen
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.

Thank Amila Dananjaya D
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We came to The Beach Hut just for the food as we were staying somewhere else. The food was really bland - the fish was dry but the salad and fries were decent. We ordered some curd with honey and got expired tasting curd with a bottle of honey filled with dead ants. It was very off-putting. The drinks were...

Thank Niki K
Silvolde, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The best place to stay in Arugam bay. Many travelers and surfers meet here. We stayed directly on the beach for reasonable price. The most delicious food in the whole Sri Lanka, even the locals come here for takeaway. Very friendly and helpful staff. We give it 10/10.

Thank Barbora H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stumbled upon beach Hut and decided to stay here. The huts are really simple, charming and cheap and you get to fall asleep to the sound of the ocean every night. The staff is really friendly and always as helpful as they can. The food they serve is amazing and cheap. Everything on the menu, the...

Thank Ida B
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a sterile, soulless place dont stay here. If you want great vibes, great food and amazing views this is the place! Can't rate it highly enough. Perfection. Simple rustic cabins with a helpful and fiendly host add up to one of the best experiences in Sri Lanka

Thank defnik73
Reviewed 1 October 2016

wonderful place to chill out or to surf amazing bungalows just in front of the beach great food and nice staff the place you want to be if you are traveling backpacker style and you want to meet kool people

Thank swamiarun
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here because a guy I met recommended it. What a great place and good atmosphere. Met so many great people. Very good price for the location. The manager was really helpful and approachable! If you stay in Arugam bay you have to stay here!

Thank josh30745
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Really this is the best place to stay in Arugam bay. It's very good value or money, kuna and the family are very helpful and lovely, and they have a very delicious communal dinner every night. Book ahead because they are usually, rightfully packed.

Thank Isabel S
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Super nice people and comfy cabanas! We would come back for shure! We spend more nights there than acctually planed! Also pretty good valued food! You should not be afraid of geckos, frogs etc in your cabana! ;-)

Thank Julian S

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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 

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Address: Beach Hut Road | Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay
Number of rooms: 30
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“the bungalows beachfront are the best”
 of 5 bubbles swamiarun, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beachside - although if short notice expect to wait in line”
 of 5 bubbles Alexfromthepub, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Only a few huts close to the bar have wifi, others don't.”
 of 5 bubbles 2LostPenguins, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a tree house room on the beach front (ask for the one with the toilet and shower)”
 of 5 bubbles 307meganh, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the front huts on the beach - breeze is much nicer!”
 of 5 bubbles AshleeD587, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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