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A short walk from the Wijaya beach, in Sri Lanka, Why House is nestled within three acres of landscaped gardens of neon bougainvillea and tropical plants and bordered by rice fields where peacocks, kingfishers, long-tailed monkeys and monitor lizards like to roam.
Why House is a fabulous boutique villa, catering for large parties in its spacious ensuite guestrooms which are split between the main building, cabanas, and garden villa. The rooms fuse sophisticated European tastes with the tropics of Sri Lanka creating a luxurious and comforting home for you and your family.
The ornate dining pavilion showcases 360-degree views of the garden and will undoubtedly become your key social space during the holiday. With it comes a second open-plan kitchen where the staff will concoct a drink of your choice and whip up aromatic snacks from the open-top grill or BBQ.
The older kids can go off snorkeling, boogie boarding, or surfing, or perhaps you’d all fancy a day trip out on the seas hoping to be followed by whales or dolphins!
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Location & Getting There
Why House is nestled within 3 acres of stunningly landscaped gardens of tropical plants, fruit and spice trees, a short walk from Wijaya Beach, and a 3-4 hours drive from Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport.
The fabulous boutique villa has spacious ensuite guestrooms split between the main building, 2 cabanas, and the garden villa. Main house suites are perfect for families, with the option of a triple room that hosts a double and single bed. The 2 cabanas comprise of split king beds, totally private with covered walkways to the bathrooms. Lastly, the garden villa has 3 rooms. One large room accommodates two adults and two children, a slightly smaller room accommodates two adults and one child, and the garden room has a double bed with a mezzanine floor.
A wealth of activities await both at and outside of Why House. These include shopping excursions, visits to nearby temples, bicycle rides, fort tours, elephant rides, and Sri Lankan traditional dancing. Sports available are volleyball, badminton, snorkeling, surfing, boogie boarding, fishing, seasonal whale, and dolphin watching.
Children are welcome. Babysitting services and a DVD library are available for their entertainment.
Why House in Sri Lanka is a charming property with an easy, breezy atmosphere that draws couples and families alike. If you’re traveling en masse the villa is perfect, and if you wish to be private, go for the cabanas. Away from the rooms, the swimming pool is perfect for lengths (or just bobbing about on a giant inflatable!), and the home-cooked Sri Lankan curry is one of the best we’ve ever tasted.
We won't take you to the usual tourist traps, instead we'll introduce you to people that show you the true side of a country. With our contacts in each destination, we can arrange for you to meet locals away from the crowds and ensure an authentic experience.
You can rely on our extensive first-hand knowledge and years of experience in the country you’re visiting. We use only the best expert guides, and provide insider tips on the local customs, and everything from vibrant festivals to hidden Himalayan monasteries
Your holiday will be as unique as you are. By getting to know you and what makes you tick, we fuse our wealth of expertise and a deep understanding of our destinations to create unique day by day itineraries that are built around you.