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Weligama, Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Host: Kate H.
Published April 25, 2020

General description

  • Main home
Rise is a guest house and restaurant located in Weligama 100m from the beach in the Pelena area

-ROOMS - We have 5 bedrooms, 4 with A/C, 2 with balconies and all with hot water on the first floor
-RESTAURANT - Large restaurant on the ground floor with a laundry room with washer/dryer and toilet/shower
-KITCHEN - Fully equipped kitchen with oven, hob, fridges and freezer
-GARDEN - We have a small garden out the front and a pizza oven out the back yard where we also have an outdoor toilet and rubbish storage area
-DOGS - Coco and Molly the dogs lives here and is one of the main reasons we want a house sitter

Needs and Animals

  • My pets
  • Animals with specific needs
  • Many plants
  • 2 dogs

DOG S- Both are rescued Sri Lankan street dog. Walk Coco daily and feed twice a day. We are going to train Molly on the lead soon, but we are now in lockdownWe will provide food and money for food for them
PLANTS - Water the plants inside every 2 days if needed and keep in contact with the landscaping company who provide the indoor plants to refresh them and change them if necessary
HOUSE - Keep clean and tidy and air the rooms regularly. Treat it like your own place

Practical life

  • Village
  • 150 - 500 m² (1590 - 5290 sq. ft.)
  • 20 - 200 m² (210 - 2110 sq. ft.)
  • Bus stop
  • Railway station
  • Market
  • Small shop / Minimarket
  • Supermarket
  • Doctor
  • Pharmacy
  • Veterinarian
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Deep freeze
  • Enclosed garden
  • No elevator
  • -2e floor
  • No disabled access
We live next to the road which can be busy in the mornings. You don't really hear it if you sleep in one off the back rooms or have the fan on in one of the front rooms.
A really short walk to the beach of Weligama, which is lovely.
It will be off season here, so some restaurants etc will be shut like ours, but here are still a lot of places open and its nice to be a bit quiter in Weligama.
Traditional food is always available as Weligama is a thriving local town that isn't just here for tourists

Comfort and Luxury

  • 2 floors
  • 7 rooms of which 5 bedrooms
  • Contemporary
  • Terrace / Balcony
  • Car parking available
  • Landscaped garden
  • Air conditioning
  • Fitted kitchen
We don't have a huge amount of 'stuff' here as it's a guest house. We have some sofas downstairs and a lot of tables and chairs. The beds are really comfy. we have clothes airers, dressers, tables and chairs in the bedrooms and that's about it upstairs. No TV, but we can arrange one to be brought here, no problem,

Tourism and Leisure

  • Sea
  • City
  • Beach
Weligama is famous for its surfing beach, but it also boasts a vibrant restaurant scene catering to all tastes. From local curries, to Western-style restaurants and finally to our Italian kitchen, you won't be disappointed with what's on offer.?

Rise is 100m from the beach and surfing waves of Weligama Bay, a 10min Tuk Tuk ride to Mirissa for the beaches/nightlife and 40 mins to the famous UNESCO Heritage Galle Fort. A short walk into Weligama town for all of your essentials. You're in the middle of everything here!

There is a bus stop 100m away to take you to Galle or Matara. The train station is 1.5km away.

Weligama, Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Weligama, Sri Lanka


From Thursday 2020

To Thursday 2020

firm dates

These dates are pretty accurate. We plan to leave at the end of May and will come back mid July for a week before heading to the East coast. If we come back earlier than Aug 14th you're welcome to stay here with us here as well.

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Kate H.

Registered since 23/01/2020

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