Equestrian Getaway/Horse Ranch

Our ranch is the perfect destination for a traveler looking to experience the beauty of nature and horses while still accessing modern amenities and attractions. It is located in a picturesque setting, surrounded by wide open spaces and the jungle outback, tranquil creeks, and serene lakes. The area offers outdoor activities, including horseback riding, fishing, and hiking. Visitors can also take advantage of the local culture and cuisine. With a variety of both natural attractions, the ranch has something for everyone, making it the perfect choice for an unforgettable vacation!

We offer delectable and nutritious dishes prepared with love using organic ingredients.

We are passion driven and love what we do. Volunteer accommodations are clean and tastefully designed for comfort. Work here is not hard but rewarding and enjoyable!

We have WIFI for reasonable top up rates. Kalkuda and Pasikuda are some of the best beaches in Sri Lanka and are within approximately a 20 minute tuktuk ride from the ranch. We have an arrangement with a hotel property near the beach for our volunteers to use their pool for a reasonable rate and use the beach while there.

Our horses are Sri Lanka's tallest and well kept and we are committed to ethical riding.

My name is Alfie and am committed to natural way farming, ranch style horse keeping in the tropics and syntropic agroforestry. I lived and worked in Florida after my engineering studies there. Am an alumnus of Saint Petersburg College, FL and worked as a senior manager/engineer in a Fortune 100 company in the US . I went on to becoming a Chief Technology Officer and retired from corporate career thereafter to become the first Sri Lankan to have owned and trained camels in the UAE. I now run Sri Lanka's only dude ranch positioning ourselves to become a premium and preferred option for equestrian getaways! We are a team of dedicated professionals who strive to provide a positive, supportive, and enjoyable experience for our volunteers. Our goal is to ensure that our volunteers feel respected, appreciated, and supported throughout their service. We strive to recognize each individual’s unique talents and strengths and to create an environment where volunteers feel valued, heard, and respected. We strive to provide a safe and welcoming environment for everyone. We recognize that volunteers come from all walks of life and strive to ensure that everyone is treated with respect, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, or any other factor. Be assured you will depart with fond memories, invigorating experience and motivation, minus the stress you came in with!


Reseñas

5.0
7 reseñas7

Anfitrión y equipo

5.0

Horas y tareas

5.0

Hostal

5.0

Aprendizaje y diversión

5.0

Alemania

5

Alfie is a really lovely,helpful and warmhearted, person! The range is a quite place in the middle of nowhere and perfect to get in real touch with the nature and the locals. I love it to sit at the terrace in the evening with Alfie, with a warm herbal tea and talk about the world, or just listen to the sounds of nature.
I really would recommend this host to everyone who loves the nature.
Thanks to you Alfie🌞

hace 3 meses


Alfie respondido

It was our pleasure hosting Lea!
Lea has an attitude that is poised to make her successful in any endeavor she undertakes and it certainly benefited us for her positive attitude and grateful trait is energizing!
Lea, you are a life member here and are welcome to call it your second home. We wish you wellness and best wishes in your endeavors!

Estados Unidos

5

I stayed at Vonfidel ranch for 2 months, and the experience was truly life changing. His property is absolutely gorgeous! Alfie is so kind and helpful. The food that we ate was not only delicious, but healthy and extremely medicinal. Alfie has a vast knowledge base on the plants and their health benefits! I learned so much about permaculture and sustainable living. This truly is my home away from home. I had the ability to travel around, meet locals, learn the languages and make friendships that will last a life time. He truly knows how to show you an incredible time. I will be coming back 💜

hace 7 meses


Alfie respondido

Having you was an honor and I enjoyed my role as a host in your case and I wish every host gets to have a volunteer of your caliber at least once in their tenure! Wish you the best and you are always welcome here at the ranch 🙏⭐

Japón

5

He was very kind from the beginning to the end.
This place has a lot of nature and animals. We lived a very fulfilling life every day. They also sometimes guide you to local tourist spots. They also serve delicious local food every day, and you can also experience Sri Lankan culture.

hace 8 meses


Alfie respondido

Thank you for the kind words, Mizuki 🙏
Welcome!

Eslovaquia

5

The ranch is full of positive vibes, very calm place to reconnect with true nature, the project is very interesting. Alfie is a very knowledgeable man and can teach you a lot about sustainability and permaculture. We had a lot of fun talks at dinners. At the time I was there there was only 1 horse to ride, and he was very well trained. I was riding either early morning or late afternoon because of the heat. Food is healthy and delicious. Wifi isn’t free, I paid 8$ for 20GB and it was still not working well. Overall I would recommend this place!

hace 8 meses


Alfie respondido

Thank you for the kind words Monika. The wifi works well if you open your window or sit in the patio. As a signature riding outfit our clients complain when wifi is inside the room so we have it just outside the door. Since our walks are double-brick and roofing zinc aluminum with ceiling added wifi does not penetrate well and I hope you understand this. In the patio you get 70MB speed.

Reino Unido

5

Alfie has a wonderful ranch! It’s very relaxing in a beautiful area. He is an excellent host with a lot of knowledge and wisdom to learn from. His horses are well kept and lovely to ride and interact with. The staff are really friendly and kind which made the experience really wholesome. The food was delicious and really healthy. It is a wonderful place and I learnt a lot, I would love to come and visit again in the future, thankyou Alfie :)

hace 9 meses


Alfie respondido

Thank you for the kind words Rosanna. It was a pleasure hosting you and we will be excited to have you. Am glad you improved your balance, seat and confidence on the ride. Be in touch and see you many times! Best wishes!


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