• Chaaya Wild Yala, Sri Lanka

about cinnamon wild yala, yala national park

about cinnamon wild yala, yala national park

Cinnamon Wild Yala borders Yala Wildlife Sanctuary and the Indian Ocean, giving a combination of both jungle and beach experiences; to fully appreciate this stunning setting, the village’s top floor bar have 360° views of the forest and ocean.

Accommodation is in luxurious air-conditioned chalets, located in beach or jungle settings and furnished with TVs, mini-bars and en-suite bathrooms. 

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A luxury nature resort.


Bordering Yala National Park, spanning ten acres of jungle and miles of pristine beaches, Cinnamon Wild Yala is a nature resort of untamed beauty located at the southernmost tip of Sri Lanka.

Accommodation & Facilities

Cinnamon Wild Yala houses six beach chalets and 50 jungle chalets. The rooms are designed and furnished to provide the best comfort and all modern facilities despite being lost in the jungle.

From the inland jungle chalets, guests can step out into the jungle to watch the elephants walking by, or the illusive leopard sunning itself on the rocky outcrop close by. The beach chalets are equipped with a private veranda that opens out to a view of the Indian Ocean. 

Each room is furnished with a large queen sized bed, Cable TV, telephone with IDD, well-stocked mini bar, electric kettle and tea/ coffee making facilities. Spacious en-suite bathrooms are complete with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries.

The swimming pool, which overlooks a nearby lake, provides much needed relaxation after a dusty safari in the jungle. Other facilities include a fine dining restaurant and bar. In addition, Yala village has Wi-Fi internet access, an on-call doctor, laundry service, safety deposit boxes, left luggage service, foreign exchange services and room service. Parents may also choose to benefit from the baby sitting service.


The main restaurant at Cinnamon Wild Yala offers a variety of both eastern and western delicacies. There is a village bar and observation deck situated on the top floor of the hotel with serving drinks with a 360° view of the forest and the Indian Ocean.


Wildlife excursions, bird watching and heritage tours are some of the activities on offer at Cinnamon Wild Yala. Safari Jeeps and tours are available on request.

Child Policy

Children Welcome.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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