Stay Golden Family Cabana with Sea View

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Room in boutique hotel hosted by Rihan

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 3 beds
  4. 1 private bathroom
Dedicated workspace
A private room with wifi that’s well suited for working.
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorperson.
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Stay Golden is a family-run boutique-hotel with pool at the beach of Arugam Bay. Your stone cabana is cosy, clean and cool. It’s designed with love to make you feel comfortable. The cabana suits 3 persons (2 beds) with mosquito nets, shelves, a cupboard, a table, a ceiling fan and air-condition. The terrace as well as the balcony with sea view offer seating space and a hammock. Your private, en-suite bathroom has hot water. When you step out of your cabana, you will feel sand between your toes.

The space
Our hotel is located at an empty and wide beach, only some walking minutes away from Arugam Bay center. We offer 5 cabanas and 2 double rooms. For families, we recommend this cabana or the premium cabana. Families are warmly welcomed at Stay Golden!

In our garden, we run a modern restaurant with café. It’s the perfect place for you to relax, and enjoy good food. We serve healthy, fresh and delicious local food from morning to evening. There is a variety of options for vegetarians and vegans, as well.

All day long, the pool with children area invites you to cool off. Sun beds and shade are provided free of charge for you. You have access to free and fast Wifi all over the property. We regularly offer yoga classes at our rooftop yoga shala overlooking the ocean. Furthermore, you can book surfing lessons or rent a surf board with us. A special highlight are the safaris to the Kumana National park and to the Pottuvil lagoon. We are happy to organize them for you.

We strive for sustainable eco-tourism. The hot water is produced by solar panels; we consciously reduce our plastic consumption, separate our bio waste and offer bicycles free of charge. Additionally, mineral water is available for you to refill.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 king bed, 1 bunk bed

What this place offers

Bay view
Garden view
Public or shared beach access – Beachfront
Wifi
Dedicated workspace
Free carport on premises
Shared outdoor pool
Security cameras on property
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
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Where you’ll be

Arugam Bay, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

Arugam Bay is famous for its surf (main season is from April to October). You walk ten minutes at the beach until you reach the main Surf spot (Main Point). Turning South, standing at Stay Golden’s beach, you can spot Crocodile’s Rock and Elephant Rock at the horizon. The beach seems endless on that side of the bay. It’s beautiful.

The hotel is located in the still more undiscovered area of Arugam Bay, perfect for everyone seeking peace. Nature mixed with simple, local residential houses surround us. Though, it’s just a ten minutes walk to the city center of Arugam Bay or a couple of minutes bike ride (bikes are free of charge for guests). There, you find many shops and restaurants.
We also rent scooters.

Hosted by Rihan

  1. Joined in June 2014
  2. Professional Host
  • 327 Reviews
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Hi, I'm Rihan.
Together with my wife Angie and our little son, we run Stay Golden in Arugam Bay. I'm a kind, good and funny person. We love hosting and welcome you all from all over the world.
Stay Golden!

Co-hosts

  • Angie

During your stay

We are Rihan and Angie, your hosts. We are normally around at the hotel all day long. When you have any questions about what to do around, your travel plans, or just want to chat, we are here for you. Rihan was born in Pottuvil as the son of a local fisherman. In 2014, he started with Stay Golden, hosting people in simple beach cabanas. In 2017, Angie joined. She is Rihan’s wife, originally from Germany and fell in love with him and the country. In 2019, we moved Stay Golden to our own land off the beaten track from busy Arugam Bay town.
We are Rihan and Angie, your hosts. We are normally around at the hotel all day long. When you have any questions about what to do around, your travel plans, or just want to chat,…

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 14:00 - 22:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with building staff
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm
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Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock

Cancellation policy