to nap, the act of sleeping.
A place to slow down and feel inspired
Surrounded by lush jungle and the sound of surf breaks, The Kip is our humble hideaway in the middle of the South Coast, home to all things slow, sustainable and creative.
Jungle life, beach life,
and everything in between.
Considered objects, placed with purpose
The Kip Shop, open Tue-Sun
Handpicked and chosen with love.
A small, carefully curated lifestyle store offering an assortment of slow, sustainable and artisanal goods from this little island and beyond.
We’re Earth Beings
No plastic water bottles - free water refills and ceramic water.
Paper bags in bin liners
No single plastic in bathrooms. Bamboo straws and string bags in room
Repurposed and DIY designs. Recycled wood - Wooden key chains. Sri Lanka challenges you to get creative and inventive.
Health-oriented kitchen, sustainable for both the community and the planet. Organic market shopping in hill country, veggies patch, outdoor compost
We’re doing our best to conserve energy, using solar hot water panels. Our rooms have no AC but effective overhead fans.
Championing local craftsmen and artisans through locally sourced, handmade objects. Inclusive community.
Rescue dogs Rubie, Delilah and Foxy. Soon-to-come chickens Shirley and Alfie.
“Sri Lanka’s best-kept secret”
A home, a haven, a special place.
Whether you’re seeking amazing waves, a taste of the slow life or timeout to be inspired, The Kip gives you access to the perfect combination of location, lifestyle and culture.