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3 out of 5
Udawalawe National Park, Thanamalvila
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$43/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
4.4/5Excellent! (16 reviews)

"Amazing experience to enjoy! Great facilities and helpful knowledgeable staff"…"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2019

Big Game Camp Udawalawe
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3 out of 5
Thanamalvila Road, udawaloawa, Embilipitiya
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4.8/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Excellent

"Fantastic Villa in a great location run by lovely owners. Delicious food and beautiful surroundings."…"

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2019

Green View Safari Resort
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5 out of 5
912, Thanamalwila Road, Embilipitiya
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$78/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
4/5Very Good! (39 reviews)

"We arrived in Grand Uda Walawe for 1 night only and it was beautiful. We got upgraded to a nicer room which is always a nice surprise and the staff was incredible. We used the spa to get a massage and that was also amazing. The hotel organised our safari to Uda Walawe and we got a guide from the ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort
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3 out of 5
Udawalawa Junction, Embilipitiya
$36/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
4.1/5Very Good! (47 reviews)

"The staff made me feel welcome and safe from the moment I arrived. They organised for me to share a morning safari with another couple who were staying there - this way we all saved money and it’s better for the environment. I really appreciated this! Our guide for the Safari “Parera” was fantastic! ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Kottawatta Village
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2.5 out of 5
Mudunmangada Road, Embilipitiya
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$64/night
Sep 19 - Sep 20
4.5/5Wonderful! (8 reviews)
Good choice for Udawalawe

"This was " glamping " with part canvas , part solid construction to create the impression of a safari tent . It worked quite well and they were comfortable and peaceful. Try and book a river view one if you are going to stay here. The food was very good and the place is liquor licensed. Food and ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019

Athgira River Camp
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3 out of 5
Udawalawe National Park, Angunakolapelessa, Thanamalvila
$283/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Fantastic stay at Mahoora!

"Our stay at Mahoora was fantastic. We booked the full day all inclusive safari package, which gave us one afternoon and one morning safari at Udalawawe. Special thanks to Avinka, who looked after us and made our stay special. Avinka was also our guide during both safaris - his passion for the wildlife ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019

Mahoora Tented Safari Camp All-Inclusive - Udawalawe
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2.5 out of 5
2066 1/2 Usweliaragama, Walawegama, Embilipitiya, Sabaragamuwa Province
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$35/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)

"Situation geographique geniale à côté du parc. L hotel organise votre safari. Belle chambre tres propre avec eau chaude. La piscine et salle de restaurant sont des endroits agréables. On mange tres bien mention spéciale pour les crepes à la noix de coco"…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2019

Ele Camp Udawalawa
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3.5 out of 5
Walawegama, Udawalawa, Ratnapura, Sevanagala, South
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$27/night
Sep 19 - Sep 20
4.6/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)

"Beautiful property - fantastic location & great fresh food (chicken kottu was amazing). Thank you to the fantastic staff who were very kind & helpful."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2019

Hantara Udawalawa
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3 out of 5
Thimbolketiya,colombageare, Embilipitiya, SG
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$40/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)
A Good Stay

"A very lovely family runs this establishment. The food was amazing and a good location for Udawalawe safari trip. We would recommend this cost-effective place. The outside shower was a bit getting used to, but the spaciousness helped. Glad we found this place! OsborneAdventures"…"

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2019

Mansala Safari House
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3 out of 5
431 Ananda Gama, Hulankapolla, Sevanagala
$25/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
4.6/5Wonderful! (31 reviews)
Nice guesthouse close to the safari park

"My wife and I stayed at Elephant Rest Udawalawa for one night. The room was clean and comfortable and well put together. We had dinner and breakfast at the guesthouse and both were very tasty and generous portions. We were able to book our safari at the guesthouse and also our onward taxi to Mirissa. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019

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Visiting Udawalawa

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Udawalawa, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the safari tours, parks, and restaurants. The welcoming and relaxing setting also entices those visiting the city. Top sights in the city include Udawalawe National Park and Uda Walawe National Park. In Udawalawa, there are 61 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Udawalawa

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the parks and these places to visit: Udawalawe National Park, Uda Walawe National Park, and Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Udawalawe Reservoir and Mau Ara Lake.

In Udawalawa, you'll be able to select from 61 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Big Game Camp Udawalawe - Amenities at this 3-star tentalow include free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff.
  • Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort - Our customers like the breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 5-star hotel features a winery, a full-service spa, and a restaurant.
  • Kottawatta Village - This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and breakfast.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Horton Plains National Park, located 26.8 mi (43.1 km) from the city center, and Sinharaja Forest Reserve, which is 27.8 mi (44.7 km) away.

Dressing for Udawalawa

  • 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
  • Udawalawa 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 February and December with an average of 72°F

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