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Heina Nature Resort & Yala Safari 2

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Kitchen


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Sacred Bo Tree
    6 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Kataragama Archaeological Museum
    10 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Kataragama Temple Complex
    10 min drive
  • Airport
    Hambantota (HRI-Mattala Rajapaksa Intl.)
    52 min drive

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    About this area


    Located in Kataragama, this resort is in a rural location and on a lake. Kataragama Archaeological Museum and Kataragama Temple Complex are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Yala National Park and Lunugamvehera National Park.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Sacred Bo Tree - 6 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Kataragama Archaeological Museum - 10 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Kataragama Temple Complex - 10 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Lunugamvehera National Park - 18 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Weheragala Lake - 32 min drive

    About this property

    Heina Nature Resort & Yala Safari 2

    For centuries, the incredible destination that is Yala has been revered as an unparalleled testament to the beauty of the wild, in its purest and rawest form. Arguably the best place in the world to spot leopards, sloth bears, elephants, and a whole host of birdlife, Yala promises unforgettable discoveries and exciting adventures. Akin to a phoenix rising from the ashes, Heina brings a truly one-with-nature concept to a more refined and elegant form with Heina Nature Resort. Set within the immediate outskirts of the Yala National Park, this beacon of the south boasts a tremendous commitment to sustainability and the environment. Heina Nature Resort offers a wildlife experience complemented with the finest in luxury and comfort in a rustic style. Heina Nature Resort which is located just outside the Yala National Park, is an eco home surrounded by beautiful lakes, rivers, the jungle and archeological sites, nested in two acre land at Yala Kataragama which is a small village located in the finest edge of the lower southern corner of the island, is one of the most visited, sacred pilgrimage sites for Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and Veddah communities of Sri Lanka, and also the closest point of entry to the main entrance of Yala National Park. The resort is about 240 km from Colombo, 38 km from the Mattala Rajapakshe International Airport, 10 minutes walk to historic Kataragama temple and only 15 minutes drive from Yala National Park main entrance (Yala Block 1, Yala Block 3 and Yala Block 5) Heina, which has two exclusively designed chalets with all modern luxury amenities in a rustic style adjoining Goyagala lake, gives the illusion of being cut off from the civilization due to its unique location. Each Chalet, which can accommodate 8 persons is given only to one group and therefore, can enjoy your stay, utilizing all amenities, without any disturbance from another. Natural beauty of the surrounds will help you to sooth your tiered mind and relax in a typical village environment, away from the hustle bustle of the city.Here the dawn is greeted by chirping melody of birds and nights lit by garden lanterns, all adding to the delightful experience amidst a perfect village setting. Our resort and Safari Jeeps are registered in the Yala Safari Association and responsible Safari game drives in all Sri Lankan National Parks including Yala, Bundala and Udawalawe , Nature tracking , Archeological site seen, Transport, Airport & other pickups and drops, can be arranged according to your convenience

    Property manager

    property manager

    Anura de Silva

    Speaks English

    Sleeping arrangements

    Bedroom 1

    4 queen beds

    Property amenities


    • Available in some public areas: Internet access

    Parking and transportation

    • Parking available
    • Limo/town car service

    Things to do

    • Bicycle rentals

    Family friendly

    • Cribs/infant beds available
    • DVD player
    • Kitchen
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Separate dining area
    • Separate living room

    Languages spoken

    • English


    • Garden


    • In-room accessibility


    • Books
    • Games
    • Smoke-free property
    • Stereo

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning
    • Cribs/infant beds available
    • Linens


    • 2 bathrooms
    • Hair dryer
    • Shower
    • Towels


    • Cable/satellite channels
    • DVD player
    • TV

    Food and drink

    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Dining room
    • Kitchen
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Refrigerator
    • Stovetop
    • Toaster

    Outdoor space

    • Patio


    • Iron/ironing board
    • Phone
    • Separate living room
    • Washing machine

    Nearby things to do


    • Ecotours
    • Hiking/biking trails
    • Mountain biking

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