When ever there is no wind, the best thing to do is get a book and find a nice and comfy place within our village and read. Shutdown, disconnect from the whole world. But in case you have done this already and now you don't know what to do, we can still help you. Below you can find a list of things which can be done, irrespective where you are staying in Kalpitiya and season. There are a list of day trips that we recommend as well. This list is apart from the day trips, what a person can do in Kalpitiya itself.

  • Elephant tree visit - one of the oldest trees in the close vicinity of Kalpitiya : Bio-Bab tree. This tree is supposed to be 700 years of age. And seems to have been brought by the Arab dwellers who came to Sri lanka. These dwellers had goats with them and goats are in love with the leaves of this tree. there is also a baby tree right behind this one. The ride to the "Elephant tree takes around 30mins by boat and it is an area where there is no civilization. It is bordering Willpattu national park
  • Collect Mussels for Dinner - Just grab a clay pot or a bucket and ask one of the locals to show you how this is done. This brings back childhood memories. Just don't think about anything and just collect those delicious mussels. The kitchen team of Ruuk Village would prepare it for you for either Lunch or dinner
  • Yoga in the morning and in the evening - Most of the time we have a yogi who spends few weeks with us during the season. Most of the time these are individuals discovering the world and who has opted to offer their knowledge and passion to others for free. We are so happy to have the chance to host these travelers. Individuals who sacrifice their time to make the world a better place. Enjoy a yoga session with these amazing yogis from all around the globe.
  • learn how to make your own virgin coconut oil - The fact that we are living within a coconut plantation allows us to take advantage. You can experience the complete process of making coconut-oil. Take part in the process actively. This is how our grand mothers won oil for cooking and frying of food. Enjoy the healthy coconut water during the process. 
  • Learn to prepare curry powder / cook your own curry - We never purchase ready made curry powders from the shops. Most of the available products areof low quality. We purchase our the ingredients for spice mixes. Wash them to clean them of dust and other unwanted stuff. Dry it in the natural sun light. Then we mix them the way we want. The kitchen ladies have been mixing curry powders since they were young girls. You can inform the team when you would like to take part in a cooking session. Learn how to cook and prepare a meal with 3 dishes. Then you can also purchase a mix of roasted curry powder and a non-roasted curry powder.
  • Visit the Buddhist temple in Anamaduwa - During a sunday the best no wind activity that you can do is to get the local team to organize a vehicle for you to visit the temple. Experience how the locals spend their Sunday in a temple. Enjoy the sceneric view from the top of the Temple rock.
  • Do you like to experience the fishermen coming back from their days catch - around 16:00hrs, except on Sundays you can experience how the fishermen come back to the small fishing harbor next to Ruuk Village. Just take stroll to the jetty with your camera.
  • Visit the main fishing harbor in kalpitiya - take your camera and avoid the mid day sun ( during 12hrs - 15hrs) take a TukTuk or a walk to Kalpitiya town center.  Have the TukTuk driver to also take you around the small fishermen houses around the harbor. Make sure you have appropriate clothind. Kalpitiya is a laid back village and consists of Muslims , Christians , Hindu and budhists.
  • Play volleyball with the local team - Voleyball is a national sport and played all over the country. Most of the school kids choose volleyball as the sport during thier scool days. the local team loves to play a game of volleyball with you. And you can learn one or the other trick from them, or maybe its the other way around. what every it is, you will enjoy playing a game with the local team.
  • Learn how to make Kottu-Rotti - Most famous stree food in sri lanka. this can be compared how the birth of pizza. the birth place ( geographically ) is not that clear. But Sri Lankans beleive it was a Sri Lankan discovery. the fact is, that no one else in asis has this art of street food. Within Ruuk vilalge, you can learn how it is made.
Practice yoga with our volunteer yougis.

Practice yoga with our volunteer yougis.

How to make your own virgin coconut oil

How to make your own virgin coconut oil

Learn to cook rice and curry from the authentic experts.

Learn to cook rice and curry from the authentic experts.

Visit the Buddhist temple close to kalpitiya

Visit the Buddhist temple close to kalpitiya

Collect a bag full of sea shells

Collect a bag full of sea shells

Learn to cook Rice and Curry

Learn to cook Rice and Curry

Play a game of volleyball with our local team

Play a game of volleyball with our local team

guests collecting mussels in the lagoon

guests collecting mussels in the lagoon

our team will show how we cook the mussels in Kalpitiya - Sri Lanka

our team will show how we cook the mussels in Kalpitiya - Sri Lanka

Learn how to make a kottu-rotti

Learn how to make a kottu-rotti

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