Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Hot Tuna Surfers Rest offers accommodation in Midigama East, in front of Lazy Left surfing point. Certain rooms include a seating area where you can relax. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom fitted with a bath or shower. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Bike hire and car hire are available at this guest house and the area is popular for diving and fishing. Galle is 21 km from Hot Tuna Surfers Rest, while Unawatuna is 17 km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Hot Tuna Surfers Rest Midigama has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 29 Jan 2016.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Free parking available at the hotel


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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Midigama
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  • Guy
    perfect location right in front lazy left and lazy right, about 700 meters from main restaurants. super friendly staff will help you with anything, we stayed there for about three weeks and had a very good time🤙
  • Camille
    The location is perfect, espacially if you're here to surf, you can check the swell from the guesthouse.
  • Nathalie
    I loved everything about my stay at Hot Tuna. I already extended it 2 times and now traveling from the inlands back I will also return. The rooms are clean and bright. The surrounding is lovely and clean. The staff is amazing and very helpful. For...
  • Sarah
    My initial 1 week stay at Hot Tuna turned into nearly 3 weeks! The family were so helpful and accommodating. Location is directly across from Lazy left and right surf spot with so much only walking distance or a short tuktuk ride away. They also...
  • Dmitrii
    amazing place for surfers. near lazy right and lazy left and other spots 10 minutes walk. friendly staff. you should know that there is a railway nearby, noise comes from it. if this is a problem for you, then take ear plugs or surf more to sleep...
  • Marco
    The room is nice and has everything you need. The location is perfect if you are looking for a place near the beaches and the surf spots. The family running the place is amazing and there are several common areas to chill.
  • Chloé
    Midigama and this place have been our favorite part of Sri Lanka so far. This place is beachfront which is amazing and near really good restaurants. The rooms are good and they have breakfast that you can eat on your patio. Our neighbours were...
  • Hannah
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Amazing location opposite lazy lefts, close to all the beaches, rooms are big, comfy and the balcony is amazing! staff are so helpful and friendly and the breakfasts are great!
  • Tanja
    Perfect location if you want to surf the Lazy Left or the other surf spots around. Can’t get much closer! Surf spot is on the other side of the street. Board rentals are in walking distance. Very friendly and helpful staff - thanks for the nice...
  • Manuel
    Awesome welcoming family with nice rooms. Outdoor shower and a surf rack which gets locked during the night.

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Hi, do you have two rooms available today and tomorrow ? Thank know

    Hi,yes we have
    Answered on 21 December 2022
  • Hey, we (around 10 people - not 100% sure yet how many exactly) would love to stay at your place for 2-4 weeks. Beginning of the booking is the 18th December. Do you have availability for us? thanks, Uta

    Hi,Text my WhatsApp NM +94712679957. Thank you.
    Answered on 5 December 2021

Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

Facilities of Hot Tuna Surfers Rest Midigama
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Room service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Diving
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Wake-up service
  • Tour desk
  • Car hire
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
    Additional charge
  • Mosquito net
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Hot Tuna Surfers Rest Midigama takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 13:00 to 23:00


From 01:00 to 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

The fine print

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Hot Tuna Surfers Rest Midigama

  • The prices at Hot Tuna Surfers Rest Midigama may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Hot Tuna Surfers Rest Midigama is 800 yards from the centre of Midigama. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Hot Tuna Surfers Rest Midigama include:

    • Double

  • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Hot Tuna Surfers Rest Midigama. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Hot Tuna Surfers Rest Midigama offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Massage
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Beachfront
    • Bike tours
    • Open-air bath
    • Bicycle rental
    • Public Bath
    • Beach

  • Check-in at Hot Tuna Surfers Rest Midigama is from 13:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Hot Tuna Surfers Rest Midigama has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant