Recently, my boyfriend and I were throwing around beach vacation ideas. We wanted somewhere neither of us had been, and definitely somewhere exotic, preferably in Asia. After Palawan in the Philippines was knocked off our list because of sketchy activity there, we gave Sri Lanka some thought.

I didn’t know anything about Sri Lanka going into our trip research. I mean, our top requirement was that we wanted to stay in a beach bungalow. So, once we ran across Dreamtime Cabanas on Airbnb and saw the photos, we knew we HAD to stay there. Actually, we booked the place before booking any travel pieces for our trip!

And let me tell you: best decision EVER! Our stay at Dreamtime was seriously dreamy. Not in a resorty, 5 star way, but an authentic, welcoming, Sri Lankan way.

Our hosts, Supun and Mel, stayed on property and were the most wonderful and accommodating people. Aged 30 and 27, respectively, I HAD to know how they built this place from scratch in the last 2 years. Not to mention the fact that Mel is originally from Australia.

On this episode, I dive into these questions with them to see how they both left their jobs and built this jungle oasis from scratch!

If you find yourself in Sri Lanka, definitely stay at Dreamtime…or plan a trip just so you can!


Dreamtime Cabanas

Instagram: @dreamtime_srilanka

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