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Wild Coast Tented Lodge, YALA

about WILD COAST TENTED LODGE, YALA NATIONAL PARK

Located on the fringes of Yala National Park, where untamed jungle meets pristine beach, Wild Coast Tented Lodge is a luxury tented camp which is ideally situated for tracking the park’s resident leopards. Opened in November 2017, this uniquely constructed lodge blends seamlessly into its surroundings, with the 28 ‘cocoon suites’ designed to resemble the areas distinctive rock formations.

Overlooking the Indian Ocean and the forests of Yala, Wild Coast Tented lodge offers a contemporary update to the traditional wilderness camp.

WILD COAST TENTED LODGE details

Style

A luxurious and uniquely designed tented camp, constructed from carefully selected natural materials.

Setting

Situated on a secluded beach on Sri Lanka's southeastern coastline, adjacent to Yala National Park and overlooking the Indian Ocean.

Accommodation & Facilities

The 28 tents, known as Cocoons and Urchins for their distinctive shapes, are designed to resemble the rocks and boulders that are scattered nearby. Each of the 16 cocoon suites offers a four-poster, king-sized bed, spacious bathroom with large copper bathtub, and a viewing deck overlooking a watering hole, designed to attract a variety of local wildlife. The interior décor combines traditional safari camp and contemporary styles in natural colours, with teak floors and dark leather furnishings. The four pool suites also feature their own plunge pool and beach views, while the family suites have an adjoined twin suite to allow for maximum privacy.

The lodge also features a large swimming pool, bar and dining area, library and onsite spa offering exclusive treatments and massages.

Dining

The lodge offers traditional Sri Lankan and Malay cuisine, served in the open air bamboo dining pavilion or al fresco in the natural beach garden.

Activities

The lodge is ideally situated for exploring Yala National Park, famed for it’s biodiversity and large leopard population. The lodge’s resident naturalist guides will be on hand for guided excursions into the park, and will be hosting a range of lectures and workshops on the local flora and fauna. There are also a number of ancient Buddhist sites in the region.

Child Policy

Children welcome.

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