The River House

No. 70 Uthamanyana Mawatha, Balapitiya, 80550, Sri Lanka | Hotel
Prices starting from $284.00

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Unawatuna - Piples, not Pipels!

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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... we couldn't believe our was the most beautiful Sri Lankan style house with a huge garden full of palm trees and exotic plants. The lady who owns the house is from Denmark but she wasn't there, she has gone back home for the summer. A really sweet local lady looks after the house for her, checks people in and cleans it etc. Our room was really nice and we had full use of the house, including the kitchen, living room and garden. The first night we were the ...


A travel blog entry by roosafee


... sadly believe that when volunteers are not their she is still blocked in and not interacted with. Surprising that her behaviour is much better when she I stimulated with activities, fancy that! It started off well as we had prepared a cardboard cut out of a big butterfly and cut out lots of paper circles to stick on, I handed them one at a time to make the activity last as long as possible. It captured their attention for a whole hour!! ...

Went to the beach!

A travel blog entry by amanda.moore11


... beach so hot - had some lunch as well. Wnt to supermarket and got Dom a cake for his birthday which is today turned 23 and also got some beers to have. Had a great night talking banter with all the guys they are all so lovely! Went out to Italian for dinner and got pizza which tasted really nice ...

Last weeks projects and weekend!

A travel blog entry by gos201

... special needs home etc anywhere in the world). I just wanted to say that because I know it may seem that I'm holidaying it up all the time but I'm not - and I look forward to showing you the photos of projects and the hospitals etc when I'm home, to illustrate what I've been blabbering on about in these blogs! :)

Anyway... Following my entry last monday I headed off to my teaching placement at Sangamitta Girls Home. I still stand by what I said - they're so cheeky, ...

Amongst palm trees and stray dogs

A travel blog entry by sean.johanna


... into their territory or bark at the crab-fishers picking crabs straight from the beach.
Needless to say, our effort to go to bed early and thereby reset the jetlag was in vain. So today, after some lovely coconut bread and curry we have been wandering Panadura with Jambo. Pictures will come at a later point.
Tomorrow we will jump the train to Bentota to continue or trip along the south west coast of Sri Lanka.


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This hotel, located on No. 70 Uthamanyana Mawatha, Balapitiya, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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