Experience authentic sri lankan lifestlye at lake Malayadi while helping in our Resort- sri lanka


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    We are happy to invite you to stay with us and enjoy the beautiful nature of Sri Lanka at lake Malayadi. Here you can still experience the authentic Sri Lankan lifestyle. We opened our Resort a year ago for local travelers and Backpackers.
    We did finish most of the renovations now and would need to support with making it well known in all parts of the world and let travelers know, that we are here. We also always need some support for our local team with all different kind of works. We are a team of locals and Europeans happy to share our cultures while having a BBQ or bonfire or play some drums together. One of our favorite things is to go out with our boat on the lake Malayadi and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will experience the authentic Sri Lankan life away from the stressful big city life. You can join the fisherman early morning to learn how to catch some fish, learn how to cook typical Sri Lankan meals. Our team is happy to practice their English in exchange for some Singhalese words. You can do loads of activities like hiking, Yoga, Swimming, SUP, going out on our boat, bike tours and so on. Let us also introduce our team, there is Priya a Sri Lankan local, which comes from theneighborhood and has a lot of tips what to do and where to go. He is a cofounder , the Operations Manager and loves to practice his English with International travelers. Sudu is also from that area and is also a part of our team, helping with cleaning, in the kitchen and loves to make people smile. Nilanthi is the soul of our kitchen and makes your stomach happy. Then we have Madu, who has a lot of experience in constructions and accounting and supports Priya with the Management part. Tra is from Colombo and helps to promote this project and is also a founder Carol comes from Germany and helps with the coordination and promoting this in Europe. the whole team is looking forward to meet new volunteers and share cultures and languages and learn from each other.

  • Help


    - do it yourself projects
    - general Maintenance and help
    - Carpenters, Electricians
    - gardening
    - Online Marketing
    - Social Media, Content writing
    - always thankful and open for new ideas and help

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Singalese, English, German and Spanish

  • Accommodation


    double rooms with a shared bathroom, if not booked by our guests.
    we also have outside beds in our open air chill hut. And a common bathroom. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be freshly cooked for you every day.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    To everyone, who is interested to come from November till January:
    From November the rainy season starts on the East coast of Sri Lanka, where we are located.
    So please be prepared that it will be raining. It is not raining all day but there will be some days with rain for sure.
    If you are looking for sun please travel to the south of Sri Lanka during November - January.

    Please note, that we are in a remote location, which means we are directly in nature and you will be even able to see wild Elephants around in their natural surroundings but this means at the same time, that we are away from Restaurants, bars and nightlife. Arugambay is a famous Surftown with loads of things happening just a bit more than an hour away.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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