Cinnamon Wild Yala
Cinnamon Wild Yala is a Safari Lodge with 68 luxurious chalets bordering the Yala National Park in Sri Lanka. Set in a 10 acre scrub-jungle environment with access to the beach, the Cinnamon Wild Yala is a game lodge that is truly world-class.
Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area from the observation deck. Wildlife can be observed across the lake whilst relaxing at the pool. Due to its proximity to the Yala National Park, you may encounter wild buffalo, crocodiles, wild boar and an occasional elephant near the hotel.
Cinnamon Wild Yala 315 km’s away from the Bandaranaike International airport and 288 Km’s away from Colombo.
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Cinnamon Wild Yala consists of 60 Jungle Chalets and 8 Beach Chalets. The Chalets are designed and furnished to provide the best comfort and all the modern facilities. Every chalet has its own distinctive identity linked with the animals living in the jungles of Yala. These are mainly peacocks, monkeys and deer, creating quaint designs with vivid colors that blend with the surroundings.
Beach Chalets, located closer to the calming waves of the Indian Ocean. The Beach Chalets are ideal for those who love the ocean and need to catch up on some R&R.
The Jungle Chalets are located further inland – just where the elephants walk by on a daily basis,
- All chalets consist of a balcony or terrace with Ocean or Jungle views
- Air-condition with temperature control
- Flat screen TV with cable.
- telephone with IDD facilities
- Bottled drinking water, tea/ coffee maker & mini bar
- Personal in-room safe
- In-room wi-fi
- Washroom with luxury amenities and hairdryer
Restaurant & Dining
A variety of both eastern and western cuisine is served and guests can enjoy a sundown at the village bar facing the villa which offers local and international beverages. Snacks and fresh fruit juices are also available to quench your thirst and hunger pains.
The observation deck bar on the upper floor offers a 360 degree view of forest and ocean making it the ideal place to relax and enjoy a drink.
Bush dinners in the wild are a specialty that can be organized for small groups.
Facilities and Activities
The large swimming pool at Cinnamon Wild is most pleasant in the mid-afternoon and also has a pool bar.
Doctor on call, laundry service, baby-sitting on request, safety deposit box, left luggage service and foreign exchange are the other facilities offered at Cinnamon Wild.
Spy on the secret lives of the peacocks as they strut their stuff or a bathing buffalo from the amazing observation deck at Cinnamon Wild Yala which gives you a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire park.
The park is best known for its variety of wild animals and plays an important role in the conservation of Sri Lankan Elephants and aquatic birds. It is also known for its amazing flora and fauna.
Keep an eye out for spots, leopard spots in this case, the national park is know for leopard sightings, as one of the world’s densest leopard populations, this is a definite must see for the more adventurous traveler.
Bundala is well known for being an outstanding bird sanctuary to birds such as cormorants, sea gulls, and species of duck, herons, grebes, storks and different varieties of waders, in Sri Lanka.
If you want to seek out the unique Sri Lankan history and its cultures, make a tour of Kataragama, which is known as the abode of the Warrior lord Skandha. The breathtakingly vivid Perehara in Kataragama is the main event which is held for two weeks. This is expected in the months from July to August each year.
The famous Nimalawa and Situlpauwa are ancient Buddhist temples which are some of the nearby religious attractions to Cinnamon Wild Yala.
Cinnamon Wild is the perfect get away if you’re in the mood for adventure and want to get in touch with Mother Nature.