DRIFTERS Hotel and Beach Restaurant
Location: Hikkaduwa, Galle
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Drifters Hotel & Beach Restaurant is situated on the palm-fringed beachfront at Narigama, the widest and most popular stretch of beach at Hikkaduwa, with the best surf break and miles of golden beach at our doorstep.

Drifters Hotel offers 20 well-appointed rooms, all new or newly refurbished – with either sea views or overlooking the garden and swimming pool. Each room has an en suite bathroom, plus a balcony or outdoor sitting area.

Choose between a Air-Condition room with air-conditioning, or Non -Air-Condition room with fan. Our rooms can be configured to meet your needs: single, double, twin or family. All rooms are sparklingly clean and serviced daily.

We also offer guests on a bed and breakfast package a choice of 5 breakfast menus, including western and Sri Lankan options. Breakfast we serve at beachside restaurant. Our beachfront restaurant offers the best food and best views in town. 

Or join the crowd to enjoy a movie or the latest sporting events shown in the restaurant on our satellite TV.
Step into the restaurant ­straight off the sand – or let us serve you as you relax on the beach on our sun beds.
Drifters’ beachfront bar is the ideal place to cool off with an ice-cold beer or enjoy the sunset sipping a tropical fruit cocktail. Meet a friend or make one, or just sit back and watch all the action – in the surf and on the beach.

No credit card payment available.

Hotel have surcharge of $25 per pax on Dec 24, that will include traditional sri lankan curry buffet dinner, and we have surcharge of $50 per pax on Dec 31, which will include new year party and BBQ buffet dinner

From November 20 to February 28, rooms must be booked with breakfast, an extra $7 per person, payable directly to Drifters

Distance to the beach, m
Distaince to the airport, km
Minimal stay, days
Hot water
Ocean view
Water sport


Seafront Deluxe (Bed & Breakfast)
21.01.16 - 29.02.1699 $106 $
Room (non A/C)  (Fan, Hot water, Shower)
01.03.16 - 30.04.1635 $45 $
Room (A/C) (Bed & Breakfast)
21.01.16 - 29.02.1684 $101 $
Room (non A/C) (Bed & Breakfast)
21.01.16 - 29.02.1654 $71 $
Room (A/C)
01.03.16 - 30.04.1660 $65 $
Seafront Deluxe
01.03.16 - 30.04.1670 $70 $

Prices from May 1, 2016 are available on request

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Meal Supliment
  Period Price
Breakfast (per person) 01.05.14 - 30.04.16 7 $
Dinner (per person) 01.05.14 - 30.04.16 12 $
Lunch (per person) 01.05.14 - 30.04.16 12 $
4.4/5   Based on 104 reviews

David S [TA], , Stockton-on-Tees, England, United Kingdom

Clean. Sri Lankan. Honest.
Great food. Great service. And basically if you want to be treat like royalty for very little money then this is the place. We stayed for 2 nights. The staff are amazing. They helped us organising our next hotel with no fuss. Would I come back? Absolutely!! Thanks Laliath!

off season but still great place !!!
Medicmart... [TA], , London, United Kingdom

I have stayed here before but wanted to say we stayed last week and even tho its off season the staff and facility's are all open . the pool . the restaurant etc
staff always happy to help you with any requests

was great to come back off season , nice and quite the weather was kind to us also

defiantly be back again!!!

Room Tip: rooms all face the pool are great there are some delux rooms overlooking the sea also, owner mr lall...
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o_Rab_o [TA], , Hinstock, United Kingdom

We spent the last 3 days of our Sri Lankan holiday here at Drifters and after a hectic week, the tranquillity was fabulous.

Lalith was a fabulous host and his hotel staff could not have been more friendly and more helpful. We had a great 1st storey room with a balcony overlooking the beach. A fabulous place to sit when the evening thunder and lightning storms passed through.

The restaurant food was a limited choice, but great non the less. My daughter would have omelette for breakfast, while my wife had fruit and I could have curry- what could be better ?!?

There is a small shady pool in the heart of the hotel, but with the beach on your doorstep, we didn't get a chance to use it. There was even WiFi available in the public areas of the hotel.

Sri Lanka is such a beautiful country and when we next visit, we will definitely return to Drifters.

Awesome place!
Minosha S [TA], ,

Loved the place!

Stayed at Drifters for 2 nights and payed only 2600/- (meals excluded) which was a really good deal!
Having tea in the morning facing the beach is the best feeling.

All you need is the beach and the swimming pool to relax and have fun at the same time!

I want to come back
KamilChar... [TA], , Bratislava, Slovakia

Really enjoyed our vacation there. Actually we wanted to travel around the island but after three days we decided to make just a three days trip and came back. The swimming pool was incredible, very clean and refreshing. The beach is close to the surfing spot, waves were great, it was always fun to go to the water. Sometimes I find myself day dreaming about the beach just like girl in Groove Armada video - My Friend. Do I need to say more?

Loved it
Steve P [TA], , Bristol, United Kingdom

We stayed in the hotel drifters across the road as it was cheaper, but still got to use the pool in the main hotel. The reception team were really friendly, the outside beach area was very clean and tidy. Was on,y going to spend 3 nights here but stayed for 6 as really enjoyed the atmosphere

Lovely for relaxing!
edrummer2... [TA], ,

I had a lovely stay at Drifters. The owner is really accommodating to flexible vacation schedules and can give great suggestions about where to go for services and sightseeing when asked. Having a seaside balcony room was great to spend a rainy hour or two reading and relaxing.

Room Tip: Seaside balcony is the way to go!
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Unbeatable service
Napoleon... [TA], ,

Spent an initial 2 nights here then extended it due to excellent service and facilities of the venue.
Beach is right in front and the pool enables you to get a couple of laps in when you are not crashing into the surf. Staff were always on hand with the owner paying special attention and sorting out any of our needs. Cannot recommend high enough

Кристина... [TA], ,

You can find anything you need here. The room with a balcony for 2 was the best on the seaside. The staff is funny and helpful, same as the owner Lalith. If you love surfing, it is just on the surfing beach. If you don't like the waves, they have a pool. The food was also nice, the place is quiet at night and nothing will disturb you. I hope we will come back one day, highly recommended!

Room Tip: The best rooms are those 2 with comfortable balconies just for you
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Perfect Getaway
david r [TA], , Braintree, United Kingdom

This hotel was recommended by our daughter who used to live in Sri Lanka working for an NGO.We are both in our 60's and were a little concerned at what we might find. We should not have been What we got was the best beach holiday we have had. The rooms were simple but very clean and quiet. The food was very good especially the curries which consist of 4/5 dishes,which the owner cooked for us. When we explained that we did not like sambol ( a coconut dish) he produced alternatives the next time.
One literally steps out of the back of the restaurant onto the beach and the sea is only a few feet away.Go out the front door and there is an abundance of shops and alternative restaurants and bars.
Most of the rooms are in a courtyard round the very clean pool but there are a couple with balconies that face the sea. Get one if you can.
The owner and all the staff were really helpful. Can recommend a trip round the walls of Galle Fort at dusk which was organised for us.

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