Drifters Hotel and Beach Restaurant
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Hikkaduwa
We came back! The weather wasn't even great but it instantly felt like home. We got to a place that Sam had chosen which had no bathroom. I wasn't impressed and wasn't having any of it until I met our cool neighbours: Tom (from Cambridge), Hannes (from Sweden) and Jackie (from Canada). He got away with that one but he is ...
... coastline and the Galle Rd runs straight through it, parallel to the coast. The guesthouses and hotels scramble to be the closest to the water, and this development has led to the scouring of the beaches. Some areas are gorgeous but others are being retained by sandbags. It is all very similar to Mui ne in Vietnam although Mui ne did not suffer a tsunami.
I stayed local for rides today and finally found a proper coffee ...
So we headed for mairissa at 9.30 after a good breakfast and checked straight into our hotel which was over a road and there's the best beach in the world it's bloody gorgeous so we got straight in the sea which was amazing and splashed around for a fair while then baked in the sun and received some dodgy ...
... music , its a Friday night thing , its the night with the loud disco's going on, we walked past to another bar, music on but on low until we sat down then they ramped up the volume- we all glared at the DJ and the volume came down again.
I think we left about 1 am and walked back to the guesthouse, my clothes were still on the line!
26th Jan Martin and I went into Galle to find an ATM, there are none here and we needed to pay for our room. It was so hot , ...
... own en-suite room. Not the best way to meet other travellers but unfortunately I have to stick to hotels whilst I am with Francis. It's right by the beach so I spent the afternoon walking up and down the beach soaking up the rays. I also saw a lovely sunset which is hopefully the first of many. A pretty chilled day today which suited me perfectly. More of the same tomorrow hopefully.