Surrounded by nature and providing and eco friendly ambience, the Yala Heights Hotel in Tissamaharama is the perfect base for the adventurous traveller with safaris and camping on your mind. There are various accommodation options that you can choose from while delicious meals are available at all times. From trekking to Bird Watching and even deep sea fishing, a myriad of activities can be planned when holidaying at Yala Heights.
Yala Heights Location
Within proximity to the Tissamaharama town area, Yala Heights is located a mere 2 minute drive from the tar road that offers easy access to Yala. The boutique hotel is structured within its large 3 acre garden while its location provides guests a beautiful 360° panoramic view of the Indian Ocean as well as the wild life reserves in the area. The town is approximately 264km away from Colombo while it can be reached via the Colombo - Galle - Hambantota main road.
Yala Heights Accommodation
Yala Heights in Tissamaharama consist of chalets, suites and camping units as accommodation while you can choose what type of holiday you would require.
Chalets - These stand alone structures are eco friendly and located top of a lotus and lily pond. With total privacy, the chalets include a Dutch bed covered with a mosquito net, mango and palm floor boards, woven bamboo mesh ceiling, wall mounted fan, two bedside stands, a folding table fastened to the wall, two private balconies (front / rear), bathroom with running hot water, a wooden sink and a sea shell water fountain.
Suites - Yala Heights consists of 2 luxury suites while it can be used as 1 family room if you wish. Each suite has the capacity to accommodate 4 guests. Facilities include two double king size beds, table and chair, wall mounted air-conditioners, cushions and a set of fine toiletry.
Camping - Various kinds of safari camping are offered at Yala Heights while you can choose from participatory and luxury camping. The team that is in charge of camping has over 10 years of experience while they will offer you a variety of locations and programmes which can be based on locations within the vicinity of the hotel or anywhere in the island.
Yala Heights Facilities
The Restaurant at Yala Heights in Tissamaharama offers guests a taste of both International and Sri Lankan cuisine upon request. Guests are provided with the opportunity of bringing their own supplies and produce so that the chef can prepare what you require.There are plenty of activities that are organized by Yala Heights which includes wild life safaris, deep sea fishing, boat rides, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and trekking, camping, bird watching and custom made tours according to the guests' preferences.
Yala Heights Excursions
The best part of holidaying at Yala Heights is its proximity to Tissamaharama, the well renowned Yala National Park, Kirinda, Situlpawwa and many unique and natural attractions. If you are looking for a base to explore the wild life and local folklore then Yala Heights would be ideal. Safaris are organized to Yala and Bundala National Parks while the bird lovers would love Kumana. Yala boasts of a large number of wild animals and birds with wild elephants and leopards being the most interesting to look at.