Top 9 Wildlife Hotels in Sri Lanka

Ceylon Wild Safaris

Contemporary glamping escape on the border of Yala National Park run by expert wildlife guides who are also handy with a camera. Their special photography studio sets this place apart.

Chena Huts by Uga Escapes

For luxury in a more traditional setting. This mid-sized boutique hotel has spectacular rooms, beach views and a pool in addition to private high-end jeeps and special dining options.

Flameback Eco Lodge

Those looking for something special but more simple will love Flameback Eco Lodge. Set by a lake on the edge of Weerawila Bird Sanctuary, it’s a great spot for twitchers and total peace and quiet.

Jetwing Vil Uyana

Forest, waterways, marshland and paddy fields compose the backdrop of this high-end hotel in Sigiriya. With wildlife trails and rooms open to nature, it is a unique choice for animal lovers.

Leopard Trails

The two Leopard Trails campsites are on the border of Yala and on the fringes of Wilpattu on the northwest coast. Comfortable A/C tents, twice daily jeep drives and nights dining under the stars.

The Ibis Wilpattu

A two-bedroom bungalow surrounded by nothing but nature a short drive from Wilpattu National Park. This is a simple and wonderfully peaceful wildlife retreat for a family or small group.

The Mudhouse

Live with no electricity in open-sided wattle-and-daub huts in the middle of the forest in the remote northwest of the island. Spot birds and butterflies by the lake while lazing in a hammock.

Uga Ulagalla

Bordered by a reservoir and surrounded by paddy fields, this coveted eco hotel offers an opulent experience for a Sri Lanka wildlife holiday. Absorb nature, spot vibrant birds and go horse riding.

Wild Coast Tented Lodge

This architectural wonder is magnificent in design, setting, food, and luxurious facilities, and they have fantastic guides to take guests on private jeep drives through Yala National Park.