Welcome to Why House

and the beautiful island of Sri Lanka


This stunning, family orientated boutique hotel sits within a beautifully landscaped three acre walled garden of tropical plants, fruit and spice trees. Here you can experience luxury with informality – a home away from home where no request is too small.

Our team of friendly staff have been trained to give you the best service possible. Our food is delicious and can cater for all, whether you’re looking for Sri Lankan, Western or Asian food. The management is overseen by Henrietta, and welcomes guests as long lost friends, followed in tow by Nigella and Tigga the hotel pets, who are more than obliging to keep children entertained.

The picturesque property can sleep up to 24 guests in 10 double en-suite rooms, all with private terraces. Each individually designed room has satellite TV and DVD player (with film library), free Wi-Fi, mini fridge and a luxuriously built en-suite bathroom. An entertainment and outside dining pavilion sits next to the large swimming pool and allows you to enjoy the views of the extensive landscaped gardens. However, if you would prefer some privacy, we can also provide different areas for dining on the back and front terraces.

A short walk or tuk tuk ride will take you to the spectacular Dalawella Beach, a beautiful lagoon created by a protective reef means safe swimming throughout the year. And we are 15 minutes from the extraordinary UNESCO world heritage site of Galle Fort.

We are easily reached in 2 hours 20 minutes from Colombo airport on the highway.

Sri Lanka is a year round destination. Dry season tends to fall December through to April. And the southwest monsoon bringing cloudy spells in June/July and October/November. Overall you can guarantee sunshine and warm weather.


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