This homestay is close to Sigiriya Rock. It is ran by the mother of the family called Shayama. She does not speak English but her son, Prabath, who lives there is at hand to help you. His English is perfect. You’ll love this place because of the friendly family. Restaurants are also literally 1 min. walk away, and Sigiriya Rock about 800 metres away. All people are welcome. Bicycles available for rental too, to help you explore the area. A wonderful choice for exploring Sigiriya.
This homestay is down a small lane next to the Croissant Hut in the centre of Sigiriya. It is lush with greenery and you can detect that gardening is one of their passions.
As it is located just off Sigiriya Road, it is literally only 1 mins walk to restaurants and tourist shops.
The family bedroom comprises of two double beds for a maximum of four people.
There is no AC but there are two stand-up fans to help you keep the room cool. There is a mosquito net too.
The private attached bathroom comes with toilet, douche, wash basin and hot water shower.
There is free wifi so you can keep in touch with families and friends.
As this is a jungle area, you may hear monkeys on the roof.
The hosts offer bicycle rental hire for their guests and other services such as meals and car rental. They are all chargeable expenses at very reasonable prices.
Check-in time is 12 noon. If the room is available you can enter a couple of hours earlier at no extra charge. Check out time is 11 am.
Interaction with guests
Your host is Shayama. She is the mother of the family. Her son Prabath also lives there and his English is very good. Prabath will be able to help you if you have any communication problems. They are both very friendly, and your homestay experience should be most rewarding.
Other things to note
A wholesome breakfast is available at the price of 400 rupees (less than US3) per person.
This is what one of our guests, Thomas from Russia said:
"Great location great host there restaurant food is lovely cooked fresh while you wait. Wonderful people i felt at home and the best location they will also help you with anything you need and they recommend some really good spots came From Australia to see the Lion Rock it was amazing felt at home the whole time remember to eat at there restaurant and also ask for a Sri lankan breakfast will love to come back ."
Please kindly do not smoke in the bedroom. You are welcome to smoke in the outside areas.