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.
Located in the South passing Weligama, Tangalle and many seaside resorts is the luxury hotel Elephant Reach Yala. The distance from the commercial capital of Colombo to Elephant Reach is approximately 265km. This unique nature resort is spread across 4 acres of land while the property is built under the shades of tropical trees.
Elephant Reach consists of 21 chalets and 14 standard rooms most of which are interconnecting rooms. All accommodation units are well appointed to blend with nature as well as providing guests privacy and security. All chalets are equipped with air-conditioning, an electronic safe, a well stocked minibar, a 20" television with satellite channels, a DVD player, hair dryer, a spacious bath with hot and cold water as well as complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.
Facilities at Elephant Reach include an air-conditioned restaurant where you can enjoy Sri Lankan culinary delights as well as selected Western specialties. The Mahout's Bar offers you the chance to enjoy drinks with your friends after a day of exploring. For recreational purposes the hotel houses a beautiful outdoor swimming pool as well as sun loungers for you to laze around under the sun or under the shade of the magnificent trees.
The pool bar offers you delightful drinks to scorch your thirst after a swim. There is also a pool table for the adults and a kiddies playing area for the little ones. Other facilities at Elephant Reach include laundry facilities, a beautiful landscaped garden, IDD facilities and also safari jeeps with guides.
Located close to many national parks and sanctuaries, guests can hire vehicles to explore these wonders that Sri Lanka has to offer. "Yala" which is one of the well preserved wildlife sanctuaries in Sri Lanka is only a 30 minute drive away from Elephant Reach. Elephants, Sloth, Bears, Leopards, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, Sambhur, Deer, Hare, Crocodiles, Snakes, Iguana and birds in thousands could be witnessed from the vehicles that you choose to travel.
Other excursions include trips to "Bundala" which is famed for birds and wild animals, "Uda Walawe" which is a park that is home for about 250 elephants as well as deer, leopards and numerous species of birds, "Kumana" - a bird sanctuary with a natural swamp lake, "Lahugala" - a small elephant park and many more. Guests can also travel to Kataragama which is a religiously important location for most of the Sri Lankans.