Geethika's Home (2)
Hosted by Neverbeen
Neverbeen is the host.
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
Shared half-bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
Shared half-bath
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Explore ancient Anuradhapura by bike, using this farmer’s home stay as your base camp.

Price is per double room and there are two rooms available. For reviews, please checkout the primary listing page.

The space

Located amidst the paddy fields and just a few minutes from old Anuradhapura town lies Geethika’s, a simple family farmhouse with two double rooms, a common living room and simple but functional sanitation with squat toilet. No luxury in that sense, but where else can you sit in the shade of a mango tree and hear the monks chanting in nearby Sandahiruseve temple?

Interaction with guests

A real farmer’s homestay this is, hosted by Ms. Geethika and Mr. Jayathilaka (and their little daughter), who work the 10 acres of paddy fields that surround the house while running a little spice business on the side. Geethika prepares fresh made meals upon request and Jayathilaka can arrange tours around Aruradhapura, as well as show you around the farm. They have a tuktuk and two bikes for rent, so transportation should be easy.


Amenities
Kitchen
Essentials
Free parking on premises

Prices
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 3PM
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Availability
1 night minimum stay

2 Reviews

Kula User Profile
February 2017
It's a great place if you want to see stars. It's near Thissa Wewa lake (relatively) and Ismuruniya temple (relatively). The price seems a bit high in comparison to guesthouses in the area. The shower is outdoors with walls of corrugated zinc - this might be too exposed for some, though the family themselves always give you your space. Our host was very helpful and nice.

Paul User Profile
December 2016
Really lovely little place, a little way from it all but still close enough to get to everything easily, especially using the bikes available for hire (highly recommended). Very nice home cooked Sri Lankan food. Funny, curious children and very friendly & helpful host. Highly recommended for a more interesting stay, loved the shower at night.

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Amsterdam, NetherlandsJoined in March 2014
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