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Cost vs Service — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Cost vs Service — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka A family or a local person who turns his living room / garden into a room makes a much smaller investment than a person who creates an area where basic needs ( Electricity and running water to name a few) are available and also employs a small team to provide those services to makes the guests’ stay as comfortable as possible. A family renting out their backyard room would not directly consider  things…

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Volkswagen Surfer Van Transport — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Volkswagen Surfer Van Transport — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka We at Ruuk Village believe that when you are traveling, it’s the road you take rather than the final destination that really matters. For this very reason, we offer a beautiful fully restored Volkswagen combi (T2) and a driver, so that on arrival, you can relax and enjoy your first Sri Lankan journey without a fuss.The distance from Sri Lanka’s International airport (Colombo) to Kalpitiya is only 144km. But in Sri Lanka…

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Kalpitiya Dolphins — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Kalpitiya Dolphins — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka We started offering Dolphin and Snorkeling tours. In case you are lucky the chances of seeing whales is also high. All our tours are organized with skilled boatmen from the local fishing communities. Most of these persons are from the surrounding fishing communities and are perfect guides on the water, with their long years of experience but most of these persons are not trained tour guides. Which means they are authentic. We choose these…

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Empowering the locals — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Empowering the locals — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka Tourism cannot ever be completely green or fully socially responsible, since each of us would negatively affect the environment in some way or the other. This is one reason why sustainable and responsible start-ups are necessary more than ever before. We wish to keep our natural, cultural and social environment in balance. And below we have highlight our mission in a nut-shell.We are a team of locals focused on the development and inclusion…

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A deadly blow to tourism — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

A deadly blow to tourism — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka I am sure that every one of you had read the news about Sr-Lankan suicide attacks during the Easter Sunday Church sessions.Three Churches were targeted and three 5-star Hotels.Two of the Churches are in the Capital of Colombo (in the west), the third church is in the east of Sri-Lanka. All three 5-star hotels are in the Capital of Colombo.There are many theories about who and why. But the most important…

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Kalpitiya Dolphins — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Kalpitiya Dolphins — Kitesurfing in Sri-Lanka We started offering Dolphin and Snorkeling tours. In case you are lucky the chances of seeing whales is also high. All our tours are organized with skilled boatmen from the local fishing communities. Most of these persons are from the surrounding fishing communities and are perfect guides on the water, with their long years of experience but most of these persons are not trained tour guides. Which means they are authentic. We choose these…

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Concept of Ruuk Village — Ruuk Village – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Concept of Ruuk Village — Ruuk Village What is the main difference between Ruuk Village and the rest ?What is the concept of RuukVillage ?What makes RuukVillage unique in Kalpitiya ?Ruuk Village was born out of passion to #Kalpitiya #KiteSurfing & love for #SriLanka.We want to make #RuukVillage a place where you can find yourself surrounded by nature and find serenity during your stay.We want to improve the “Ruuk Village” project and to provide a stable product to our growing…

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Ruuk Village goes Solar — Ruuk Village – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Ruuk Village goes Solar — Ruuk Village Kalpitiya is still developing and still has a long way to go in the following areas.Public electricity coverage is still limitedRoads are still being constructedPublic water supply is still to be fully implementedRuuk Village had to find solutions to the above three obstacles, and we at Ruuk Village think that we have done pretty well finding solutions to cover the above. let me give a brief explanation as to, how we managed to…

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