Members Fee Structure

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wanakaset Sri Lanka Membership Fee Structure

Membership Fees per person per annum (Members can bring one guest only)

  • Apple Membership: Zero Nights= USD 50
  • Mango Membership: One to two Nights= USD 150
  • Palm Membership: Three to five Nights= USD 300
  • Nut Membership: Six to ten Nights= USD 500

All members and guests have access to the wanakaset facilities, are served breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, coffee and fruit juices and will also be able to access the facilities to cook, make tea, fruit juices, vegetable juices, etc. themselves.

Facilities at Wanakset:

Being that the primary objective of the facilities is agroforestry, we are unfortunately not able to easily welcome kids younger than 7 as they need a constant supervision we cannot provide at this time.

Accommodation available

  • Apple - King size bed suitable for a couple with a child (older than 7)
  • Rose Apple - King size bed suitable for a couple with a child (older than 7)
  • Green Apple - Queen size bed suitable for a couple
  • Custard apple - Queen size bed suitable for a couple
  • Wood Apple - One Queen Size bed and one single bed suitable for a couple and a third person
  • Elephant Apple – Two single beds suitable for two people
  • Velvet Apple - Two single beds suitable for two people
  • Two washrooms with European WC in the main Cottage
  • Lounge
  • 16 cane chairs with four coffee tables.
  • Dining hall
  • 16 wooden chairs with four tables
  • Kitchen and Kitchen Hall
  • A large fully equipped firewood kitchen with a dining hall
  • Main hall
  • A large empty hall of around 70 square meters with teak floor and a view on the Kitulgala valley. (Verandah chairs are available)
  • Bathroom Area
  • The bathroom area has a male urinary, two Sri Lanka WC, two European WC, three Shower rooms and a washing area.
  • Two Bamboo, Wattle and Daub cottages
  • We experimented with natural building material and built two bamboo houses.

Members Suggested Activities/Services:

Note: While we offer this full range of activities, a number of them require some advance preparation and thus members need to book in advance.

Being that the primary objective of the facilities is agroforestry, please bear in mind there might be priorities, urgent activities that need to be carried out or simply adverse weather conditions and we cannot always meet everyones requirements.

# Type Purpose Costs If Any
1 Transport Airport Transfers, City tours, Tourism, Three-wheelers Quotes will be made available upon request
2 Laundry Laundry Quotes will be made available upon request
3 Tree planting For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
4 Tree Nursing For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
5 Terrace Preparation For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
6 Paths maintenance and preparation For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
7 Composting For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
8 Natural Soap making For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
9 Kaffir Lime Shampoo making For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
10 Natural Building (Wattle and Daub with bamboo) For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free but needs planning and prior notice
11 Edible leaf trees recognition For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
12 Tea/Coffee/Spices harvesting For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
13 Bird watching Fun and experience/learning Free if you have your own equipment and Quotes will be made available upon specific request
14 Butterfly watching Fun and experience/learning Free if you have your own equipment and Quotes will be made available upon specific request
15 Hiking/Trekking Fun and experience/learning Free
16 Biking Fun and experience/learning Free if you have your own equipment and Quotes will be made available upon specific request
17 Adam’s Peak visit Beautiful experience, amazing scenery Quotes will be made available upon request
18 Jungle day trip Beautiful experience, amazing scenery Free
19 Fruit Tree Tour For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
20 Harvesting For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
21 Sugar Making from Palm For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
22 Agroforestry basic principles and design lecture For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
23 Cooking with local ingredients For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
24 Medicinal plants/herbs recognition For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
25 Natural Handicraft, Kitchen utensils making For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free
26 River bathing For fun and relaxation Free
27 Team Building Activities Treasure Hunting, Natural House Building challenge, utensil making, etc.. Needs planning and prior notice and could incur raw material, safety equipment costs.
28 Yoga For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free assuming no professional master is needed
29 Ayurveda Teaching For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Quotes will be made available upon request
30 White water rafting For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Quotes as per Rafter’s retreat website. http://www.raftersretreat.com/
31 Writers retreat A room and a desk with breathtaking view of the forest Free
32 Meditation Meditation Free
33 Coconut leaves and Bamboo leaves roofing For pleasure, experience and/or skills development and learning Free