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Jetwing Yala
5 out of 5
Yala, Tissamaharama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$303 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.
13.65 km 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
Eco Island Sri Lanka
3 out of 5
1005 Yala National Park, Tissamaharama
The price is AU$199 per night from 6 Nov. to 7 Nov.
11.61 km 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
Wild Coast Tented Lodge
5 out of 5
Palatupana, Tissamaharama
The price is AU$1,479 per night from 27 Nov. to 28 Nov.
13.78 km 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

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Laya Safari
4 out of 5
Palatupana, Yala, Tissamaharama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$135 per night from 2 Nov. to 3 Nov.
15.67 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (131 reviews)
Visiting Yala

"We stayed here for four nights to visit Yala. The hotel is less than 10 minutes drive to the park. The service, and friendliness of the staff is superb. The view from the rooms, pool, and restaurant was beautiful. We could hear the waves crashing from our room. The wooden decks are definitely in ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Laya Safari
Cinnamon Wild Yala
4.5 out of 5
Town Kirinda, Tissamaharama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$143 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
13.93 km 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
Chena Huts By Uga Escapes - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Palatupana, Yala, Tissamaharama
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13.58 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)

"- Our ranger Vidu"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan. 2020

Chena Huts By Uga Escapes - All Inclusive
Chaarya Resort & Spa by Chandrika
5 out of 5
Kataragama Road, Tissamaharama
The price is AU$83 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.
18.68 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (25 reviews)
Not recommended for SPA enthusiasts.

"Good small hotel but the food range was limiting. Thr Spa was real let down."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan. 2020

Chaarya Resort & Spa by Chandrika
DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila, Sri Lanka
yala caravan village
2 out of 5
No. 84 Gurugoda, Palatupana, Hambantota District, Tissamaharama
Free cancellation
The price is AU$73 per night from 8 Nov. to 9 Nov.
17.53 km from city centre
yala caravan village
EKHO Safari Tissa
4 out of 5
Kataragama Road, Tissamaharama
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19.99 km 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
Kithala Resort
3.5 out of 5
Kataragama Road, Tissamaharama
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19.15 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (28 reviews)
Lovely stay

"Wonderful friendly service and comfortable rooms. A la carte menu was good but the buffet was not quite so. Loved having a beautiful flower given to us each evening and asking if everything was ok."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb. 2020

Kithala Resort
Leopard Nest Luxury Campsite
2.5 out of 5
Palatupana, Yala National Park, Tissamaharama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$400 per night from 2 Nov. to 3 Nov.
7.78 km 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
Lake View Bungalow Yala
3.5 out of 5
No.59,Mahadeira, Yodakandiya, Tissamaharama, Southern
The price is AU$19,176 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.
19.16 km from city centre
Lake View Bungalow Yala
Magampura Eco Village Resort
4 out of 5
123, Kataragama Road, Kawantissapura, Tissamaharama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$94 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
13.96 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (7 reviews)

"Woke up and saw 2 dead cockroaches. Wifi only works in lobby."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2016

Magampura Eco Village Resort
Taru Villas - Yala
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18.66 km from city centre
Taru Villas - Yala
Tree Tops Yala
3 out of 5
B499 Yala Road, Tissamaharama
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The price is AU$113 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
20.54 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Fantastic!

"Our stay at Tree Tops was superb! We cannot fault it. Wonderful architecture, fantastic hospitality from Appu and his family and a great safari tour organised by the guest house. We even got to see a leopard! Our thanks to Navin for all the hard work he put into the communications and making sure ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Apr. 2019

Tree Tops Yala
Thaulle Resort
3 out of 5
35, Mahadeira, Yodakandiya, Tissamaharama, Hambantota
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$149 per night from 9 Nov. to 10 Nov.
19.65 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (81 reviews)

"We received an immediate upgrade on arrival and found the room amazing with beautiful views of the lake. We had excellent room service as well as a superb breakfast buffet. The indoor/outdoor pool was extremely convenient and the staff extremely helpful and welcoming,"…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb. 2020

Thaulle Resort
Saraii Village
3 out of 5
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27.12 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (6 reviews)
Novelty would recommend for one night only

"This is a camping experience. It has good novelty factor. If it rains tree houses leak, mud huts are damp. Packs of dogs roam the site. There was dog poop by pool. Soft furnishings are torn worn and faded."…"

Reviewed on 9 Apr. 2018

Saraii Village
Back of Beyond - Safari Lodge Yala
3 out of 5
Gurugoda, Palatupana, Tissamaharama
The price is AU$101 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.
14.07 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Perfect Place to Explore Yala National Park

"Amazing experience. The lodges were very comfortable, Wifi was great, aircon was strong, and the outdoor shower was very refreshing. The service was great, and everyone was extremely helpful. Meals are delivered to the table to allow you to sit in silence and solitude. I also booked a safari through ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb. 2019

Back of Beyond - Safari Lodge Yala
Jetwing Safari Camp ( All Inclusive)
5 out of 5
Yala, Tissamaharama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$855 per night from 29 Nov. to 30 Nov.
15.29 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (3 reviews)
Disappointing

"The tent was dated and needed some repairs. The food was reasonable but very crowded at meal times."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb. 2017

Jetwing Safari Camp ( All Inclusive)
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Visiting Tissamaharama

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Tissamaharama, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the safari tours, lakeside, and parks. Tourists can also enjoy all the city has to offer including its ecotours. In Tissamaharama, there are 67 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Tissamaharama

The city's lakeside, parks, and gardens provide a picturesque setting, and places to visit include Tissa Lake. Additionally, you might want to add Yatala Dagoba to your agenda.

In Tissamaharama, you'll be able to select from 67 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Thaulle Resort - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and helpful staff.
  • Blue Turtle Hotel - Our customers like the pool and helpful staff at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Ekho Safari Tissa - This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff.

Dressing for Tissamaharama

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 89°F during the day and 72°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 89°F, while the average at night is 74°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 88°F with nighttime averages of 75°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 87°F and nighttime averages of 72°F
  • About 2.48 inches of rain falls on Tissamaharama each year
  • Usually April and March are the hottest months with an average of 89°F, whereas December and January are often coldest, averaging 72°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Tissamaharama?
Wild Coast Tented Lodge is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 5-star tentalow offers a full-service spa and a restaurant. Traveller reviews also recommend Jetwing Yala and Chena Huts By Uga Escapes - All Inclusive 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. Another good option for your romantic getaway is 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 offering an outdoor pool and a beach bar, located within a short 1-minute walk of Palatupana Beach . Other good options to stay near the beach include Jetwing Yala and Cinnamon Wild Yala.
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 accommodation options 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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