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Ecowave Travels

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Main Street | Arugam Bay, Pottuvil, Sri Lanka, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
+94 63 2 248534
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Managing expectations

We booked for the lagoon tour and temple visit. We were promptly picked up at 05.15am and taken... read more

Reviewed yesterday
scott k
via mobile
Delicious currys and a funny time!

It was an amzing experience. Here we had the best currys from our hole journey. The stuff is always... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Theresa S
via mobile
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Main Street | Arugam Bay, Pottuvil, Sri Lanka, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked for the lagoon tour and temple visit. We were promptly picked up at 05.15am and taken out to the lagoon, we were given life jackets and Nikon binoculars :) before heading out. We spotted elephants and lots of birds most of which we...More

Thank scott k
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

It was an amzing experience. Here we had the best currys from our hole journey. The stuff is always helpful and friendly :). We will come back for another coconut, spices and of course a curry. It's good to know this place which makes the...More

1  Thank Theresa S
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

I have been joining the Safari to Kumana National Park together with Eco Wave and the tour guide Ibrahim. I rarely book tours through a tour operator or agency, but as it is the easiest way to geht to the NP (considering the time available),...More

2  Thank nicoleheidenreich
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

The staff were soooo lovely, the food was delicious, we learnt loads and all a very cheap price. We had a really fun and memorable evening.

1  Thank lcrushforth
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Do you want to do a safari but you don't want to disturb the animals? If you are a curious and openminded ecotraveler, you have to trust the ecowave staff. Our local guide, Miles, is a naturelover, he has an amazing power to see hidden...More

3  Thank maaarion26911989
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

What an amazing day yesterday with Ecowave Sri Lanka a community based group who provide excellent tours and produce, supporting local communities in ethical, sustainable ways. We enjoyed a full day safari in the nearby Kumana national park where our jeep driver and guide worked...More

2  Thank Holly K
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Ibrahim was a fantastic teacher and talked us through all the ingredients and techniques in classic Sri Lankan cooking. One of the local ladies also assisted and did a lot of the work whilst we were preparing vegetables and talking so we are very grateful...More

2  Thank joeandcharlie
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Take a look at ecowave just at the beginning of your stay: beautiful products hand-made from locals which serve perfectly as souvenirs (bags, sarongs, spices/herbs etc) as well as tours and cooking classes. I jumped spontaenously on a tour at 6am to see the farmers...More

Thank Anja M
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I did the cooking class with Ibrahim. He is a fantastic cook. We made 8 dishes and ate them all for dinner after the class. So delicious and very enjoyable. My husband made the pumpkin curry at home. Yum! We also did...More

2  Thank catherinef365
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 11am @ECOWAVE not knowing how things work...in less than 90mins (including time to eat lunch) we were sitting in a Safari Jeep with a guide an da chartered driver...Ecowave organized us everything so fast...we were able to negotiate the price but we...More

Thank miketobin01
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dorowagner93
15 June 2018|
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Response from SumedhaDevapriya | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for contacting Ecowave for Safari. We do safari excursions to Kumana National park (Yala East) but unfortunately we can't access Yala National park (South entrance) through Kumana. They are two separate... More
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