Overview of The Beach Camp Yala

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Private beach, sun-loungers
Private beach, sun-loungers
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3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • All-inclusive
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationKirinda Temple9 min walk
    Popular LocationKirinda Beach13 min walk
    Popular LocationPalatupana Beach14 min drive
    AirportHambantota (HRI-Mattala Rajapaksa Intl.)48 min drive

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  • Comfort Tent, 1 Bedroom, Sea View, Beachfront

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsComfort Tent, 1 Bedroom, Sea View, Beachfront

About this area


Located in Tissamaharama, The Beach Camp Yala is in a national park and on a private beach. Kataragama Temple Complex and Sithulpawwa Buddhist Monastery are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Yala National Park and Bundala Bird Sanctuary. Scuba diving offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking, ecotours and rock climbing nearby.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kirinda Temple - 9 min walk
  • Kirinda Beach - 13 min walk
  • Palatupana Beach - 14 min drive
  • Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara - 20 min drive
  • Yatala Dagoba - 24 min drive


  • Hathmaluwa Restaurant - 11 min drive
  • No name - 12 min drive
  • Lak Chand Restaurant - 12 min drive
  • Red Chilli - 12 min drive
  • New Cabanas - 12 min drive

About this property

The Beach Camp Yala

Beachfront tentalow for sun and fun
Guests at this beach tentalow will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a playground and barbecue grills. All 7 rooms offer patios, free bottled water and portable fans. Other amenities available to guests include showers, desks and free toiletries. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
The Beach Camp Yala offers 7 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and portable fans. Rooms open to patios. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.
Recreational amenities at the tentalow include a private beach.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

All-inclusive details

All-inclusive room rates at The Beach Camp Yala are available. These rates are higher because they include on-site food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Property amenities

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM: USD 12 for adults and USD 6 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Playground
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool


  • Newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach loungers
  • Picnic area
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Portable fan
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

Outdoor space

  • Patio


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in from 2 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 12


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 12 for adults and USD 6 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 150 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Beach Camp Yala Safari/Tentalow Kirinda
Beach Camp Yala Safari/Tentalow
Beach Camp Yala Kirinda
Beach Camp Yala Safari/Tentalow Tissamaharama
Beach Camp Yala Tissamaharama
Safari/Tentalow The Beach Camp Yala Tissamaharama
Tissamaharama The Beach Camp Yala Safari/Tentalow
Safari/Tentalow The Beach Camp Yala
The Beach Camp Yala Tissamaharama
Beach Camp Yala Safari/Tentalow
Beach Camp Yala
The Camp Yala Safari Tentalow
The Beach Camp Yala Tissamaharama
The Beach Camp Yala Safari/Tentalow
The Beach Camp Yala Safari/Tentalow Tissamaharama

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Beach Camp Yala and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Beach Camp Yala offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Beach Camp Yala cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does The Beach Camp Yala have a pool?
Yes, this property has outdoor pool access.
Is The Beach Camp Yala pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Beach Camp Yala?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Beach Camp Yala?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 6:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Beach Camp Yala?
Checkout is at noon.
Does The Beach Camp Yala provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 150 per vehicle, one-way, applies.
Are there all-inclusive benefits at The Beach Camp Yala?
Some rate plans available at this property are all-inclusive.
Where is The Beach Camp Yala located?
Located in Tissamaharama, this beachfront tentalow is in a national park and within a 15-minute walk of Kirinda Temple and Kirinda Beach. Palatupana Beach and Tissa Lake are also within 9 miles (15 km).
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
1 - Terrible




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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, room comfort
Great stay, beach is fabulous and service is great
What a wonderful little place to stay. Beach views and so much potential. Staff and the new manager were so attentive, friendly and helpful. We understand the Beach camp will be undergoing a refresh and some refurbishment. This is commendable as there is so much potential in this lovely little place. Bed was very clean as was bathroom, suggest team clean the fans which were a little dusty. Adding a restaurant would have doubled the money we spent but there is a great little cafe next door as well.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2018

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Not what we expected.
We arrived there and there was only a housekeeper who had little grasp of English, no security, no check in desk. The check in was via the housekeepers mobile to the main desk at the elephant reach hotel. The camp has 7 huts but we were the only ones on site. As the only people on site it didn't feel particularly safe. Despite the pictures they didn't serve food on site and there are no restaurants near by. However we could get free transport to the elephant reach hotel where we could get breakfast and dinner. One of the huts was wonky and was tied to the hut next to it to keep it upright. Our hut had very strong smell of chemicals from the cleaning and we had a lizard running around our bathroom that we couldn't get out. In the end we requested a move to the elephant reach hotel and the hotel duly obliged. The concept was there, it was just very poorly executed
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2018

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Such a fun glamping experience!
We loved The Beach Camp! It was right on a beautiful beach, the tents were very spacious and comfortable and it was a great glamping experience. We wished we could have stayed longer! The attendant was very helpful and kind and it made our stay that much more special.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2018

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Nice staff. Good Location. Tents were not 100% secure because someone had open our tent.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2018

1/5 Terrible

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
What is posted is not accurate. The beach is fenced off and not usable. The resturant is a 5 minute drive away.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2018

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