MedawachchiyaResthouse 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.


GPS coordinates: 8.547453, 80.488689
Distance from Bandaranaike International Airport: 215 km’s via A12
Distance from Mattala Rajapaksha International Airport: 350 km’s via A6
Colombo:233 km
Kandy: 165 km
Trincomalee: 95 km