Situated between Kataragama and Yala, approximately a 6 hour drive away from the city of Colombo is the town of Tissamaharama which is home to the Kithala Resort. Surrounded by picturesque paddy fields with brightly decorated rooms which are comfortably spacious, a range of facilities are offered at the hotel to keep you relaxed all day. A perfect location to start your nature excursions, the hotel is a perfect getaway for nature lovers.
The atmosphere the guestrooms at Kithala Resort emanate is indeed ideal for a peaceful holiday. Each guestroom consists of a balcony while views include lush green paddy fields and a stream that runs across the property. Charming yet modern, all guestrooms are well maintained and are equipped with air-conditioning, hot water, a television with satellite channels, fans, mini bar and complimentary tea/coffee making facilities and a hair dryer. A variety of single, double and triple rooms are available for guests to choose from.
It is also minutes away from popular cultural and environmental landmarks such as Bundala, Debarwewa, Kirinda and the historical sites such as the Tissamaharama temple making Kithala Resort one of the best located hotels in Tissamaharama.
Dining at the Kithala is a celebration of its own and the Resort prides itself on being home to one of the best Tissamaharama restaurants. The restaurant serves both world class international cuisine as well as authentic Sri Lankan fare guaranteeing a one of a kind dining experience to tantalize your taste buds.
A wide array of wines and specialty cocktails are available at the hotel’s bar served by its hospitable and attentive staff.
Kithala Resort is an ideally located hotel in Tissamaharama affording guests an assortment of authentically Sri Lankan experiences ranging from spiritual and adventurous pursuits.
Nature and wildlife enthusiasts are spoilt for choice with various options such as exciting safaris to the Yala and Udawalawe Parks, famous for its elephants, bird watching tours at the Bundala Bird Sanctuary or the Kumana Estuary Bird sanctuary. They may also catch a glimpse of the Kalamatiyawa wetland birds or catch fish at the Kirinda beach.
"We had a fantastic holiday in Sri Lanka, thanks Cyril Tours, Our driver, Amiila, was brilliant and nothing was too much trouble for him. The places we visited were really interesting and we saw some lovely scenery.I would definitely recommend your company to other people. Emma - UK 2010 December " Emma Patterson
"Cyril was our driver and guide for the last nine days. We had the comfortable white Toyota van shown in the pic - it was just as clean and shiny, and not a scratch on it. He is clearly a very skilled driver. He is particularly knowledgeable about the history of the many places we visited. We were pleased we had Cyril as our driver. He had been recommended to us by an acquaintance. Andrew Speirs Melbourne, Australia Travel period 04 Jan - 12 Jan 2018" Mr. Andrew an Mrs. Suzy Speirs from Australia
"Dear Cyril, Here are some photos for you as we promised, and also little gift to you. Here is some photos of elephant boy which we were took on elephant ride. Please give to them when you go to Habarana again. We are very grateful to you for your services that you have done to make our holiday in this beautiful country. Still we are thinking over our nice trip with you. It was fantastic, really! Here in Holland, life is normal again. Greeting for your wife and daughter too. George and Cala ..." George and Cala
"Dear Cyril, We want to thank you so much for making our trip so unforgetable and delightful. We received your name from our friends lives in Geneva who travelled with you in January 2009 and they gave you such a high recommendation that we decided to conbtact you for our two weeks trip this year. Although we have been to Sri Lanka a few times already. We have never found such an excellent driver and guide. It has been a great pleasure to visit Colombo with you and then to Koggala for two day tr..." Mr.Gabor Kato & Mrs.Ann Kato
"Hello, We had 2 weeks exploring Sri Lanka and for most of that time Cyril drove for usto various towns, sites of interest. Cyril wsa a very pleasant chauffeur. Always prompt and greeted us with a smile. He was well informed about the sites we visited and pointed out many interesting historical buildings en-route. We had a great 2 weeks in Sri Lanka and Cyril's plesant and helpful nature contributed to this briliant holiday. Thank Cyril Sara and Steve from Birmingham, England" Sara and Steve
"We are an older couple celebrating a lot of years of marriage (and hiking) in Sri Lanka in February this year, for two weeks, and three days in the Maldives. Although we love to drive, we chose to go with a driver-guide, after planning the trip completely independently. (It turned out he might help us in the planning and selection of hotels, we own). The main advantage is reaching the sites, some of which are tired, refreshed after someone else used to bad roads, with bad signage - If you are i..." Sam
"Dear Cyril, We would like to thank youthat you have arrange ourholiday which we have enjoyed so much, that we can call them the best holiday we have ever had. You are avery helpful guide- because you know about your beautiful country very much. We also appriciate your advices that you gave us during our two weeks long journey and your perfect trip arrangement we have enjoyed every single day. All the best to you and your family. Hope to see you again. Martha & Jarda 08 No..." Martha & Jaroslav Jirout
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"Dear Cyril, Thank you very much for wonderful holiday. Your attention to detail and care of your clients is extraordinary. We certainly hope to cross paths again and we will recommonding you to all of our friends and to family too. Many thanks again. Paul nad Machelle Brisbane, Australia. Visited during 10/10/2012 - 26/10/2012" Mr. Paul and Mrs. Machelle from Australia
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