Welcome to our lovely location in Dambulla. We are not only focused on the city. This pearl of a location is just outside Dambulla city and close to all beautiful attractions in the area.
Around the corner you can find wildlife, cultural attractions such as the Lion Rock, Golden Temple as well as Cave temple. Which are internationally renowned for their magnificent architecture and unique situation.
Our hostel aims to facilitate of a affordable stay, that offers a good social experience with a high quality. To make this happen we with much pleasure work with volunteers who contribute in making the spaces more lively and creative.
For this season we are hoping to find still a few like-minded volunteers who would like to assist with the upkeep off and creation of the spaces. A few of the projects we are now developing are city walks, hikes into the hills with a local guide, guide of tours and creative upgrade of the Hostel.
Are you that enthusiastic volunteer who loves to play a mean game of cards, organize bbq's or chop up coconuts for some lovely smoothies/lasies? Don't be a strange and send us a message, you might be just what we are looking for!
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
We have a lot of connections in all Sri Lanka, so you can travel wherever during your days off. Sri Lanka is not so big, and Dambulla city is in the middle, so you can easy join all the most important spots from here. During your stay you will also have the opportunity to partecipate in the tours we use to organize.
Eikenaika will be more than happy to show you around, to bring you in his home visit his family, you will live a true experience in the local community.
So, you are thinking of coming to enjoy and discover our amazing country Sri Lanka?! We are looking for young, dynamic and creative volunteers who want to spend some time helping out in the upkeep of running our hostel and upgrade the place creatively speaking a bit.
Workaway is an amazing way to travel, while also being able to use your skills in art, gardening, building or helping run in house activities. Whatever your skill is, this is the place where you can share it with others and help make other travelers experiences great at the same time.
The Hostel is a magic location immersed in the nature, with a big garden, swimming pool, hammocks, chill-outs, volleyball net and many projects in progress (chicken house, cob pizza oven, perma-culture garden,..).
The hostel is little, 18 beds, and we have two staff, Eikenaika (hostel friend, the caretaker, a local guy who's very funny and nice) and me, the hostel manager.
Projects work in progress:
- finishing the building of a chicken coop
- art walls painting / murals / colourful upgrade of the hostel
- organizing all sorts of game and events
- helping with social media
- start a Perma-culture garden
We also need help with the daily tasks, which are helping a little bit with cleaning, helping in the reception, entertain the guests, helping setting out breakfast and the daily upkeep of the hostel common spaces.
Let us know if you would like to join us!
If you would like volunteer with us you get free accommodation at our wonderful locations, a full breakfast, free wifi, use of the washing machine, fun times and amazing memories.
Minimum stay 1 week
Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent
Free bed, free huge breakfast, washing machine, filtered drinkable water, free tours, safari, a lot of fun and experiences.
The volunteer will have a bed in a dorm, which you will share with guests.
I volunteer for many years at all sorts of projects and locations throughout Europe and beyond. For a while I am hosting volunteers and enjoy sharing all the experiences.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week