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Elephant Reach Yala


Elephant Reach Yala is a luxury Hotel that is located in Yala with many national parks within easy reach. A unique nature resort with many tropical trees such as Kohomba, Mango & Kadju (cashew), guests can experience a picturesque drive from the airport to the hotel. Offering an exclusive hospitality experience, you can relax and enjoy a nature filled holiday. Chalets are well maintained and come with modern facilities while hotel facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a lovely restaurant and bar as well as safari jeeps with guides for you to explore the wonders of natural habitat that our mother Lanka has in store.

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The Elephant Reach Hotel is situated with close proximity to some of the best places in the world to watch birds.Bundala National Park is only a 30 minute drive from the hotel and one could enjoy the unique opportunity of seeing some hundreds of rare species. It is reported that there are over 197 species of bird both migratory and endogenous; over 383 plant species and over 324 species of vertebrates living in this 6216 hectare park.Kumana is a well-known bird sanctuary situated in the Yala East and spreads over 35,664 hectares. It is a place where the birds breed and roost and this had made the place famous among bird watchers. During the months of April- July one could see many species of birds that flew over 9000-11,000 kilometres every year to reach the Kumana Park.
Kirinda known for its historical importance has recently been recognized as one of the best sites for diving. World renowned science fiction icon Arthur C Clarke pioneered in putting Kirinda on the map when he used it as his base for his diving exploration to write his book The Treasure of the Reef. It’s only five-minute walk from the hotel to dive into an experience of combination of sandstone reefs carved by strong tides, watching many species of fish including, angel-fishes, rays, giant maori wrasses, porpoises, gray sharks and tuna. Diving in sea waters off Kirinda is a rare experience indeed.
Yala jungles are famous among the ‘off-the-road’ adventurers owing to its natural inheritance. The Kumbukkan Oya which dries away during the dry season making way for dusty red dirt trails converts its surrounding into a swamp ideal for 4WD jeep safaris during the rainy season. It's naturally made for the off the road adventure lovers.