Team

Dilsiri Welikala – Joint Owner

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Sri Lanka’s first kitesurfing qualified instructor, Dilsiri is well known in Sri Lanka for his passion for all watersports and nature! Interestingly enough before deciding to live by the beach he worked in a company that made Victoria’s Secret! He has a passion for the arts and loves to play Scrabble.

 

Léo Moret – Joint Owner

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Fanatic for any sliding sports (Kitesurf, Kitesnow, Surf, Paragliding). Great cook, his origins makes him the expert of french specialities. He will love to share his passion for sliding sports with you.

 

Lasanthi, Tikiri & Ruwanthi – Our Office Team

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They do the bookings, liaison, guest relations and billing. Lasanthi’s role also involves working with us to see how we can better equipped to serve the community and environment. Tikiri and Ruwantha share the work load and can be either seen in the office, restaurant or in the ocean kiting (at break times – we hope).

 

Mr. T or Tilak

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He has been a major member of our team since the creation. He is an expert Kayak and River Guide, now his passions have switched – loves fishing and motorbikes! Always there to lend you a hand at Kalpitiya Dolphin. He makes amazing driftwood lanterns and probably can make one for you too.

 

Clara

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She is part of the team since its beginnings. She is our interior design and architect. She is the one who see the detail that make us improve the setup; she brings  the aesthetic detail that makes the difference.

 

Sebastian, Rajitha – Our Barman

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Sebastian has worked in hospitality before joining the team. He’s always jovial and smiling, and he would be happy to serve you one of his special cocktail. Raj is one of the most colourful barman’s you will meet. He is also an artist and has even displayed his paintings in Czech Republic!

 

Chef Samson

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The person who can single handedly make the whole camp happy! He is the main man behind the kitchen. Make sure to say hi to him on your trips. His team also comprises of Ashen, Lucky, Shirantha, Dinesh, Maurington, Joseph Uncle, Akila and Sanju. What we love about this team is that they – apart from Chef Samson, Lucky – are all newcomers to the hotel trade. They learnt to cook at the hotel and they are awesome at it now!

 

Marlon, Udara

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They work on the service team. Udara’s dad runs the local salon if you care for a Sri Lankan Hair Cut and Head Massage. Asanka, Arravinda and Dinesh are in the Housekeeping Team.  They are a trustworthy unit and have been with us for over 2 years.

 

Garden Team

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Nissanga, Nelson Uncle and Aunty – We love our garden and greenery. Our garden team lovingly attends it each day. Nelson and Aunty can be seen faithfully arranging the garden each morning. They used to live on the land but now built their own house just in front of our gate.

 

 

Roy, Mervyn, Krishantha 1, Krishantha 2 (two of them) and Lal!

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Our transport team. These guys will ensure you arrive to our resort safety and hassle free! They would most probably be the first people you meet from the airport. Lal runs all our tuk tuk hires in the village. He can also take you to the kite spots, on tuk tuk!

 

Mischi

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Kite School Manager and Sri Lanka’s first and most experienced Kitesurfing Instructor. There is no doubt that Mischi is the best teacher of the sport in the island. A colorful character who can teach you in 5 languages! After a days’ teaching, Mischi can be found on the right side corner of the bar enjoying a conversation and a Lion Beer!

Our kite school team also includes Scot, Casey, Zac, Ola, Chris and Will.

 

Wendy

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Your future best friend, wendy was a gift to Dil. Wendy is pretty chilled and loves human contact. She will follow you to the ocean and back. There are also Blanka (the white dog of Mischi, Pani – Lasanthi’s love in the camp as well).