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Tilburg, Nederland
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The cabanas are well designed with a combination of raw concrete with natural materials. Also a nice chair and hammock outside our cabana. Owners are welcoming and the food is good. Place was really affordable as well when we stayed there, absolutely value for money. Location is just away from the main street but still really close to the different...

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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed for just over a week while on a 3 week trip on holiday around Sri Lanka. We have 3 children aged 11, 10 and 2 and stayed in the Earth House. I Expected it to be a bit more rough and ready than it actually was, the photos don't do it justice and it is so cheap I...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at East Surf Cabanas and even extended it for a night. Our cabana was beautiful, light and spacious and has a palm tree in the outside shower. The bed is comfortable with a good mosquito net and a fan. Rafaella and Sudu are great hosts. They gave us really good tips to explore the area...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Had a lovely stay, the host's we're very helpful, organised an early morning surf trip for us with a driver and teacher. Food was lovely, and the price was good for Argugam bay. Small walk to centre but not a problem. Stayed in family room which was clean and airy, can get very warm at night but there is a...

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

A great place to stay - stayed for four nights, the jungle BBQ was a definite highlight and must do! Hosts were very friendly. Cabanas were clean and spacious - as long as you don't mind the odd creature appearing in the bathroom area as it is an outside shower! Breakfast was delicious - the muesli was great! Weather was...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We loved staying at East Surf Cabanas. Raffaela and Sudu are very friendly and helpful, they've really created a wonderful place with a great vibe and high-quality excursions (excellent surf lessons, a visit by tuktuk to Kudimbigala in the late afternoon,...). The communal area is lovely, breakfast really good. Our room was big, the bed comfortable, the bathroom great.The location...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stayed in East Surf Cabanas for 4 nights. I really wished we stayed longer, the place is magical. It is located just off the main centre, a 5 min walk to the beach and main street. They have a few bikes available - which makes the journey to town even quicker! The hosts are wonderful people. After a few...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This place is amazing!! The cabanas are so beautiful, it is a very peaceful place. Rafaella and Sudu are the best host!! They are the most friendly people and will help you out when you want to do something or need something. We really loved the open air shower and also the food - breakfast dinner and lunch were really...

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Thank lisalinskens
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The beautiful place can be completely recommend for everybody who's visiting Arugam Bay. Close to the Main Road and to the Beach but also a little bit away from the noise of the parties at the beach. Perfectly for morning sunset surfing sessions at the Main Point because its in a walking distance. The hosts are welcoming and extremely friendly....

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely awesome place. The owners are incredibly friendly and helpful, they are happy to give you recommendations for local and other activities/shops/restaurants across the country. The other workers are also very friendly and helpful, Sonny (tuk tuk driver) is always smiling and available. Location wise it is a 10min slow walk from the Main Street and the beach. At 0500...

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EastSurfCabanas, Manager at East Surf Cabanas, responded to this review

wow, thank you Ed and Emma! Just for reference the room you stayed in is the Cabana with a view. We hope to see you again. Take care

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about East Surf Cabanas

Address: Deewara Niwasa, Arugam Bay Pottuvil, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Arugam Bay
Price Range: $29 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“We stayed in the family room at the back of the property. It had a lovely breeze and beautifully decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles VickiMcGrath, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Just e-mail if you have special requests for your room.”
 of 5 bubbles lisalinskens, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Tree House worked really well for a family of 4. We used one double and 2 singles. cute cabin room above it too.”
 of 5 bubbles Marcymomo, 22 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Go to their website to find out which room suits you best”
 of 5 bubbles Mister_Michael_2015, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you are a family - get one of the new higher level rooms, they looked fab. Or for a bit of privacy a couple of cabanas next to each other. Travelling solo - any of the options, a cabana or for a bit of luxury go for the family rooms - it's still incredibly good value.”
 of 5 bubbles marinam275, 27 Nov 2014 | Read review
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