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Coworking & Coliving in our Jungle Playground by the Surf in Ahangama, Sri Lanka at Cafe Ceylon Kabalana

Coworking & Coliving in our Jungle Playground by the Surf in Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Restaurant | B&B | Cafe | Co-working | Shop | Events • Zen jungle coworking space • 200mbps Fiber Optic Cable &Wifi • Large desk space • Full kitchen facilities • Jungle views • Chilled comfortable sofa area

4.6 from 34 reviews
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Digital nomads have become an integral part of the modern business landscape, and we understand your unique requirements. Our coliving and coworking space is the ideal choice for you. The Wolf Wallawwa House features a fantastic communal desk, a cozy couch area, and a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare your own meals if desired. We also provide high-speed internet to ensure a seamless working experience. Our weekly activity calendar is designed to provide a diverse range of entertainment options. From surf and Hollywood movies to live music, there's something for everyone. Additionally, our monthly markets give local vendors the opportunity to showcase their exceptional products. You'll find a wide array of items, including clothing, jewelry, paintings, creams, soaps, and much more, all crafted with local expertise and creativity. It's an atmosphere filled with positive vibes and endless possibilities. Come and experience the vibrant energy of our co-working space, tailor-made for digital nomads like you.
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Coliving with us in Ahangama

Established in 2013, Café Ceylon has become a renowned destination situated across from the famous Kabalana surf break known as "The Rock." While it initially gained popularity as a restaurant, it has evolved into much more. It has become a gathering place where the local community, expatriates, and tourists from around the world come together, making it one of the most vibrant social hubs along the coast.

In 2018 we upgraded our coworking space, conveniently located within the Café Ceylon premises, just 100 meters away from the stunning Kabalana beach. Whether you're into surfing, swimming, or simply enjoying the sun, this beautiful beach is right at your fingertips.

In addition to our coworking facilities, we also offer long-term accommodations, ensuring a seamless work-life balance. Our on-site restaurant and café serve freshly ground local coffee, which can be delivered straight to your workstation, providing you with a delightful culinary experience while you work.

Join us at Café Ceylon, where work meets relaxation and connections are made. Experience the perfect blend of productivity, community, and the serenity of the coastal atmosphere.
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Our remote working community

At Café Ceylon, we believe in the power of community and the joy of bringing people together. Our welcoming ambiance and lively atmosphere make us a beloved gathering place where friendships are forged, stories are shared, and memories are made. Whether you're seeking a relaxing meal, a vibrant evening of entertainment, or simply a place to connect with like-minded individuals, Café Ceylon is the ideal destination.

Join us on this coastal journey and discover why Café Ceylon has become an integral part of the local and expat community. Let us be your gateway to an unforgettable experience where good food, vibrant entertainment, and warm hospitality converge to create moments that will linger in your heart long after you leave.
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Our Coworking Space

Whether you're an artist or a digital nomad, our space is designed to inspire and support your work. Our high-speed wifi, boasting 73mbps download and 46mbps upload, is powered by a reliable fiber-optic connection. With an outdoor working area and a middle room offering ample space for collaboration, we cater to all your creative needs.

Additionally, we provide a small kitchen equipped with a fridge, gas cooker, and tea/coffee facilities, allowing you to bring your own food and enjoy a meal while you work. It's the perfect setup to stay productive and focused.

And when you need a refreshing break, our Chillinguito Coffee Shop, located right next door, awaits you. From 9:00am to 5:00pm, indulge in delicious sweet & savory pancakes and savor locally grown coffee for the perfect coffee break experience.

Even if you're burning the midnight oil, our restaurant opens up from 5:00pm to 10:00pm for dinner. Please note that both the restaurant and cafe are closed on Tuesdays. However, the best part is that our coworking space is open 24/7, giving you the flexibility to work whenever inspiration strikes.

(Note: Opening times may vary from May to October.)
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The Surf near Ahangama, Sri Lanka

The surf season in Ahangama is a much-anticipated time for wave enthusiasts and surf aficionados from all around the world, and it typically runs from November to April when the southwest monsoon brings consistent swells and favorable wind conditions. During this time, the ocean comes alive with a variety of waves, making it an ideal destination for both beginners and experienced surfers. Known for its diverse surf breaks, Ahangama offers an array of experiences that cater to surfers of all skill levels.

For learners and those seeking mellow waves, the sand-bottomed swells provide a gentle introduction to the world of surfing. The beach at Kabalana, right in the heart of Ahangama, is a popular spot for beginners, offering a friendly and safe environment to catch your first waves.

Intermediates and advanced surfers will find excitement in exploring the rocky points and jagged reefs that dot the coastline. These challenging breaks produce glassy lefts and rights, perfect for those seeking a thrill and a chance to showcase their skills.

One of the standout surf spots during this season is the legendary Ratith reef. Known for its peeling waves that can reach almost 400 meters in length, Ratith reef attracts surfers from far and wide seeking an adrenaline-pumping ride and the chance to conquer the waves.

Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting, Ahangama's surf season offers something special for everyone. The picturesque coastal setting, the warm tropical waters, and the friendly surf community create an inviting atmosphere that makes Ahangama an unforgettable surf destination.

Yes, it is possible to surf on the South Coast of Sri Lanka during May to October. While this period is considered the low season for surfing in the region, there are still opportunities to catch waves and enjoy the ocean.

During these months, the South Coast experiences the southwest monsoon, which brings more wind and rain. The swell conditions might not be as consistent as during the high season (November to April), but there are still waves to be found.

Surfers who visit the South Coast during May to October might encounter smaller and less predictable swells. However, certain surf breaks can still offer fun and suitable conditions, especially for beginners and those looking for less crowded surf spots.

For more experienced surfers, reef breaks and certain point breaks might still produce decent waves during this time. It's always a good idea to check local surf forecasts and consult with experienced surfers or local surf schools for the best spots and conditions during the low season.

Keep in mind that weather patterns and swell conditions can vary, so it's essential to stay informed and exercise caution when surfing during the low season. Safety should always be a priority, and it's advisable to be mindful of any potential hazards that might arise due to the changing weather and ocean conditions.

Overall, while the high season offers more consistent and favorable surf conditions, adventurous surfers can still find enjoyable waves and rewarding surf experiences on the South Coast of Sri Lanka during May to October.

So, if you're looking for the perfect wave and an exhilarating surf adventure, come and experience the magic of the surf season in Ahangama. The waves are waiting for you!
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What a vibe this place has! Community and co-working space with a fabulous kitchen and stylish designs! You must not miss this place when around Kabalana beach, tasty food, the best espresso in sri lanka (coffee lovers would understand the struggle of having a good coffee here) and a nice design shop in the garden too! Simply love!

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We enjoyed our stay in Cafe Cylon, very quite and relaxing. The internet connection was superb as we are both working remotely. There’s just a feel of exclusivity of the entire place (we stayed during low season).

Our Coliving Accommodation

If you are in search of a long-term accommodation option where you can live alongside fellow remote workers, look no further. The Wallauwa, a historic house with over 100 years of heritage, offers four simple yet well-equipped rooms for your convenience.

Each room is tastefully furnished and features a luxurious queen-sized bed (one room has two single beds) and a wardrobe, providing ample storage space for your belongings. Additionally, the rooms are equipped with air conditioning to ensure your comfort. The en suite bathrooms are well-appointed, offering a shower, toilet, towels, and toilet paper, providing a convenient and refreshing experience.

To cater to your long-term stay, a small kitchen is available for your use. This allows you to prepare your own meals, helping you save money during your extended stay.

In addition to your private sanctuary, you will have access to our vibrant coworking and living area. This shared space is thoughtfully designed to promote both productivity and relaxation. With a high-speed fiber internet connection, you can stay connected and work seamlessly throughout your stay.

Whether you're looking for a long-term stay or a temporary home away from home, the Wallauwa offers the perfect blend of comfort, convenience, and community.

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How to get here

Two steps to the ocean ✨

Frequently asked questions

Where is the coworking space located?

The coworking space is located within the premise of the villa.

Is there a kitchen we can use?

Yes there is a small kitchen that is for our inhouse guests

Restaurants close by?

Yes, on the premise we have a coffee shop and a restaurant.

Can you surf close by?

Yes, right opposite us is a surf break called The Rock. Perfect for intermediate and advance surfers. Further down the beach you can sometimes catch some beginner waves as well.

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