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About The Safari Tissamaharama

Located by the ancient ‘Tissa Wewa’ lake, the Safari Hotel is found in the town of Tissamaharama which is a short drive away from the sacred city of Kataragama. The hotel offers 50 deluxe rooms and suites of all which are well equipped with a host of modern amenities. The rooms are spacious and consist of attached bathrooms. The hotel comprises of a pool which is ideal for relaxation while the hotel is a perfect destination for nature and wild life lovers since there are many National Parks within proximity to the hotel.


About 10 minutes away from the sacred city of Kataragama, the Safari Hotel is located in Tissamaharama which is approximately 264km south of the commercial hub of Colombo. The hotel is located within the district of Hambantota while the airport and port is about 30 minutes away. Tissamaharama can be reached via the Colombo – Galle – Hambantota main motor way while it can also be reached via Colombo – Ratnapura – Wellawaya road.


The Safari in Tissamaharama comprises of 50 guestrooms while guests are given the opportunity to choose between deluxe rooms and suites. There are 47 air-conditioned deluxe rooms which are spread across three blocks of the hotel while there are 3 suites in one block, with one on each floor. The suites have additional living spaces and en-suite dining facilities. All accommodation units are well equipped with modern amenities and en-suite bathrooms.


There is a main dining restaurant at the Safari in Tissamaharama where you can enjoy a range of local and western cuisines. You can enjoy meals indoors as well as outdoors while enjoying the views. The hotel contains of a spacious pool area where you can relax under the sun and maybe enjoy a dip while enjoying the views of the adjoining lake and natural surroundings. The hotel offers and abundance of services while the staff is always available for your requirements. Recreation activities include a volleyball court and tennis courts.


A number of excursions can be organized while holidaying at the Safari Hotel in Tissamaharama. The location is the perfect choice for wildlife and nature enthusiasts since there are a number of wild life parks that can be explored. About 30 minutes away from the Hotel is the Yala National Park where you can spot various wild life species while the Bundala National Park is also less than an hour drive away. Here, there are many migratory birds while many kinds of water birds are said to visit the Park regularly. You can also enjoy a safari to the Uda Walawe National Park which is a sanctuary for herds of elephants. The sacred city of Kataragama is also of walking distance.


Deluxe Room

Offering 47 air-conditioned room, these deluxe units are spread across a number of blocks. Some offer lake views while some provide lake and pool views. There are also a number of rooms with direct access to the garden area. Deluxe room facilities include king or twin sized beds, in-room safe, mini fridge, mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities, drinking water bottles replaced daily, flat screen television with satellite connection, Wi-Fi connectivity, dimming lights and en-suite bathrooms with bathroom amenities.

Suite Room

The Safari Hotel comprises of 3 spacious suites while all offers Lake, Garden and Pool views. The suites include extra living space while they also consist of en-suite dining facilities. The units are located in three separate floors while the ground floor suite offers direct garden access to its guests. Facilities include king sized beds, mini bar, in-room safe, mini fridge, flat screen television with satellite connection, Wi-Fi connectivity, tea/coffee making facilities, drinking water bottles replaced daily, dimming lighting system, en-suite bathroom with rain shower and bathroom amenities and an additional toilet.

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