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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 center
Taru Villas - Yala (All Inclusive)
 Wild Coast Tented Lodge - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Palatupana, Tissamaharama
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The price is $809 per night
8.56 mi from city center
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 Mar 23, 2020

Wild Coast Tented Lodge - All Inclusive
Eco Island Sri Lanka
3 out of 5
1005 Yala National Park, Tissamaharama
The price is $127 per night
7.21 mi from city center
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 Aug 9, 2017

Eco Island Sri Lanka
Cinnamon Wild Yala
4.5 out of 5
Town Kirinda, Tissamaharama
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The price is $107 per night
8.65 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (163 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Cinnamon Wild Yala
Jetwing Yala
5 out of 5
Yala, Tissamaharama
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The price is $130 per night
8.48 mi from city center
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 Jan 17, 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 center
4.8/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)

"- Our ranger Vidu"…"

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2020

Chena Huts By Uga Escapes - All Inclusive
EKHO Safari Tissa
5 out of 5
Kataragama Road, Tissamaharama
The price is $58 per night
12.41 mi from city center
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 Feb 15, 2020

EKHO Safari Tissa
Chaarya Resort & Spa by Chandrika
5 out of 5
Kataragama Road, Tissamaharama
The price is $48 per night
11.6 mi from city center
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 Aug 16, 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 center
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Leopard Nest Luxury Campsite
2.5 out of 5
Palatupana, Yala National Park, Tissamaharama
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The price is $134 per night
4.83 mi from city center
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 Feb 20, 2020

Leopard Nest Luxury Campsite
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Visiting Tissamaharama

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Tissamaharama, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the safari tours, lakeside setting, and parks. In Tissamaharama, there are 75 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 find 75 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday retreat. Below are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Thaulle Resort - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 2 restaurants, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its room size and walkable location.
  • Blue Turtle Hotel - Our customers like the breakfast and pool at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-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 overall value and helpful staff.

Dressing for Tissamaharama

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 89°F and the nighttime average to be 72°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 89°F during the day and 74°F at night
  • July through September averages 88°F during the day and 75°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 87°F during the day and 72°F at night
  • Tissamaharama gets about 2.48 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually April and March with an average temperature of 89°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 72°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Tissamaharama?
Thaulle Resort is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Traveler 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, most hotel room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Tissamaharama.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Tissamaharama?
To access more information about updating your trip to Tissamaharama or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a family trip to Tissamaharama?
Jetwing Yala is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a restaurant. Other choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Laya Safari and Cinnamon Wild Yala.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation to Tissamaharama?
Vallee69 Eco Leisure-Yala is a favorite 3-star lodge for couples, and features premium bedding and a restaurant. Other good choices for a romantic stay 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 favorite with Expedia travelers.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Tissamaharama?
The Forest is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include The Coconut Garden Hotel & Restaurant and Wapi Bungalowi Yala.
Where is the best place to stay near Yala National Park?
Yala Crocodile Park is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star lodge offers free breakfast and a restaurant. You’ll find it 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from Yala National Park. Other good options in the area include Wild Trails by Amaya and Funky Leopard Safari Hostel.
What about the best place to stay close to Sithulpawwa Buddhist Monastery?
One of the top choices for your stay is Yala Crocodile Park, located 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Sithulpawwa Buddhist Monastery, and this 3.5-star lodge offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Wild Trails by Amaya, located 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away, is another good choice for your stay.
What's the best hotel 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 beach trip 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 luxury place to stay in Tissamaharama?
Elephant Lake Yala is a luxury tentalow with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Chena Huts By Uga Escapes - All Inclusive and Jetwing Yala are two other upscale options for your stay.
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 with an onsite pool include Jetwing Yala and Laya Safari.

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