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Tissamaharama hotels and places to stay

Taru Villas - Yala (All Inclusive)
4 out of 5
166/6, Mahadeira, Uddakandara, Tissamaharama, Hambantota District
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11.59 mi from city centre
Taru Villas - Yala (All Inclusive)
 Wild Coast Tented Lodge - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Palatupana, Tissamaharama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £751 per night
8.56 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)

"Everythiing, from start to finish, were so well thought through and executed on at this hotel. The facility was gorgeous and so well designed. - from the tent lodging with fully working air-conditioning, running water, and luxury amenities to the main lodge with the structure being built by local ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Wild Coast Tented Lodge - All Inclusive
Eco Island Sri Lanka
3 out of 5
1005 Yala National Park, Tissamaharama
The price is £107 per night
7.21 mi from city centre
3/5 (4 reviews)
Disappointed and stuck in the middle of no where

"The tents were more basic than described, without wifi, tea/coffee making facilities and without even a mosquito net around the bed, so all doors had to be zipped shut at all times. While we expected an Eco lodge, there was nothing 'Eco' about the set up, it was just very basic. The lunch we were ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2017

Eco Island Sri Lanka
Cinnamon Wild Yala
4.5 out of 5
Town Kirinda, Tissamaharama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £82 per night
8.65 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (163 reviews)

"Property was wonderful. Food well priced but not great"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Cinnamon Wild Yala
Jetwing Yala
5 out of 5
Yala, Tissamaharama
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The price is £228 per night
8.48 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (92 reviews)

"It is set in a wildlife park but still with beautiful resort facilities. One of the closest properties for the safari."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2020

Jetwing Yala
Chena Huts By Uga Escapes - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Palatupana, Yala, Tissamaharama
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8.43 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)

"- Our ranger Vidu"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2020

Chena Huts By Uga Escapes - All Inclusive
EKHO Safari Tissa
5 out of 5
Kataragama Road, Tissamaharama
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The price is £49 per night
12.41 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (72 reviews)

"Location for walking around lake and to restaurants. Large very clean pool. Good wifi and breakfast. Very friendly staff. Room very clean with house keeping daily."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

EKHO Safari Tissa
Chaarya Resort & Spa by Chandrika
5 out of 5
Kataragama Road, Tissamaharama
The price is £54 per night
11.6 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (25 reviews)

"Good hotel and good location for safari. Helpful staff. Pool bar could do with offering a wider menu selection."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2019

Chaarya Resort & Spa by Chandrika
DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila, Sri Lanka
3.5 out of 5
Weerawila Wattha, Tissamaharama, Southern
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16.2 mi from city centre
DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila, Sri Lanka
Leopard Nest Luxury Campsite
2.5 out of 5
Palatupana, Yala National Park, Tissamaharama
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The price is £122 per night
4.83 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (13 reviews)

"Leopards nest provided the most incredible experience, with a reservation on valentines day I took this opportunity to propose to my girlfriend. The staff were all extremely helpful in setting up the perfect scene and very congratulatory after. We enjoyed a fantastic safari the following morning, ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

Leopard Nest Luxury Campsite
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Pocket Guide: Tissamaharama

Visiting Tissamaharama

Luxury-minded travellers will find upscale places to stay in Tissamaharama, though all guests will undoubtedly appreciate the safaris, restaurants and tours. This welcoming, lakefront city also attracts visitors with its parks, ecotours and gardens.

  • There are 24 Tissamaharama hotels
  • July is the most expensive month to travel here, whereas September is the most economical
  • Closest major airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), 114.8 mi (184.7 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Tissamaharama

  • The lakes, parks and gardens provide a picturesque setting, and Patanangala Tsunami Memorial is one place worth a visit
  • Going on safari, taking a tour and fishing are also popular activities

Staying in Tissamaharama

With 45 hotels and other accommodations in Tissamaharama, you'll find a holiday retreat at an affordable rate. There are 16 hotels ranging from GBP 27 to GBP 141 per night.

Looking for a romantic getaway or boutique stay? You may appreciate these highly rated, one-of-a-kind properties and small hotels:
  • Thaulle Resort
  • The Yala Adventure

The Yala Adventure, a favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 5 out of 5 user rating. Also Thaulle Resort has a 5 rating by guests.

Dressing for Tissamaharama

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 32°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 22°C
  • From April to June, the average is 32°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 31°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 31°C as the daytime average and 22°C as the night-time average
  • Tissamaharama gets about 63 millimetres of rain per year

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Tissamaharama?
Thaulle Resort is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Traveller reviews also recommend Kithala Resort and Laya Safari as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Tissamaharama, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Tissamaharama.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children to Tissamaharama?
Jetwing Yala is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a restaurant. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include Laya Safari and Cinnamon Wild Yala.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday in Tissamaharama?
Vallee69 Eco Leisure-Yala is a favourite 3-star lodge for couples, and features premium bedding and a restaurant. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Yoho Kodigahawewa Forest Resort and Hotel River Front.
What's the best all-inclusive hotel in Tissamaharama?
Elephant Lake Yala is a 3-star tentalow featuring a restaurant and an outdoor pool, and a favourite with Expedia travellers.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Tissamaharama?
The Forest is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet’s trip include The Coconut Garden Hotel & Restaurant and Wapi Bungalowi Yala.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Tissamaharama?
Laya Safari is a top 4-star beachfront hotel with an outdoor pool and a beach bar. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Jetwing Yala and Cinnamon Wild Yala. Head to Palatupana Beach or Kirinda Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end hotel in Tissamaharama?
Elephant Lake Yala is a luxury tentalow with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Chena Huts By Uga Escapes - All Inclusive and Jetwing Yala are two other upscale options for your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Tissamaharama?
Blue Turtle Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool and a full-service spa. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Jetwing Yala and Laya Safari.

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