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.
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