Your Host Family
They have been at Welikande Villas from the beginning 4 years ago and have had a huge impact on the developement from an old orphanage to a modern Guest house.
Shamarla takes care of the housekeeping and cooking with help from a village lady when necessary.
She is a fantastic cook, whereas Jeyakumar is the general manager and Mr fix it.
His father looks after the gardens and buildings.
Their local knowledge and engagement in Sri Lankan life is second to none’
Family being the central heart of Sri Lanka.
Both speak English, Tamil and Singalese. Their family have worked in the hotel branch for many years.
The 2 young children Jonathon and Jowena are a joy to be around allways happy. Jowena is going to an English speaking school in Kandy and is very cheeky.
Jeyakumar is a great wildlife expert and very willing to share his knowledge. His night safaries are great fun if not a bit scary.
It is part of Welikande Villas Ltd ethos to help develope Sri Lanka by giving local people the managment skills to help themselves.