A transit home with a difference

Experience the traditional Sri Lankan hospitality at a smaller resort while staying close the World Famous Shrine of Our Lady


Warmest welcome to Madawachchiya

Medawachchiya Resthouse is located on the A9 highway 233 km’s from the city of Colombo and 57 km’s away from the world famous Shrine of Our Lady of Madu. Medawachchiya derived from ‘meda’ (meaning centre) and ‘wachchiya’ (meaning villa) – the Rest House sits comfortably in the middle of four popular tourists spots; Anuradhapura, Mihintale, Vavuniya and Madhu. The colonial styled Rest House is a popular stop for local and foreign tourists. With its scenic location, en route to the famous Madhu Church in the North, the Rest House offers you the simple pleasures of life at an affordable price.
We were visiting friends & decided to stay one night.This place is situated at a trade junction which connects Mannar, Jaffna, Colombo & Trincomalee.
A peaceful place to stay during day...
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Our Signature Facility

We offer safe and comfortable accommodation enroute to Jaffna on the A9 highway with convenient access to the World Famous Shrine of Our Lady.


The resort offers 03rooms with attached bathroom overlooking our landscaped garden with hot and cold water and TV with satellite channels.


The sea view restaurant offers a variety of Sri Lankan and Western Cuisine during the main meals while offering a variety of all-day dining, snacks, Wines, Spirits and a choice of non-alcoholic beverages.
Our recipes are some of the most unique traditional recipes in Sri Lanka treasured for generations and scrumptiously enjoyed by travelers from around the world.


The Resort is a very convenient connection for devotees visiting the Shrine of Our Lady in Madu. Wilpattu National Park is another one such location/activity which is close in reach.

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