The Thumbelina Apartments and the Pier 88 restaurant and also the Nebula supermarket are in Aluthgama on the road to Dharga Town, on the river site. If you drive from Bentota you pass the Bentota River bridge to Aluthgama, at the first junction turn right, across the tracks over it, and at the first corner, you watch the Nebula supermarket. At Nebula you almost feel like in a supermarket in Europe, they have many products that you can get at home, the price is, of course, partly a lot higher, but you can buy local products also (they are also a little bit price compare with outer supermarkets). Next to the supermarket is the staircase to the apartments and the entrance to the restaurant. The restaurant is really nice overlooking the Bentota Ganga and prices also fit (Tourist prices). There are six standard, very spacious room, with A / C, a sitting area, a bathroom and a balcony overlooking the Bentota River. In the common area is a washing machine and there is a kitchenette and can all people use.
The seventh apartment is slightly larger and there is a small but fully equipped kitchen in the room. There is also a wonderful roof terrace with views of the river, with sun loungers and seating and a shower is also available. The street noise can be heard very strong in the apartments on the first floor, in the apartments on the second floor no longer hear the street noise. How far the music from the restaurant could disturb in the late evening, we do not know. We were drawn here by all means, but it was, unfortunately, nothing more free. Price performance is in order here. The location of the apartments is excellent. One is fast at the station or at the bus stop. The next Food City supermarket is also not far away and there are plenty of small shops. Actually, one is almost in the center of Aluthgama. The beach is walking too far. (You need about 15 Minutes to walk to the Bentota Beach)