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Surrounded by vast paddy fields and a plethora of natural beauty, the Kithala Resort is a true piece of haven as one explores the magnificence of Southern Sri Lanka. Inspired by the scores of exotic birds one encounters at the hotel and the area is home to, the resort was named Kithala or the Purple Coot (also knownas the Purple Swamp Hen).
Ideally located in close proximity to many cultural sites and wildlife attractions, the Resort is among the best Yala Hotels to discover and indulge in the mysteries of the South as one unwinds and reconnects with nature and loved ones.
Situated between Kataragama and Yala, surrounded by picturesque paddy fields, Kithala Resort is ideally located in Tissamaharama to best experience the entirety of diversity the Deep South of Sri Lanka has to offer.
It is also minutes away from popular cultural and environmental landmarks such as Bundala, Debarawewa, Kirinda and the historical sites such as the Tissamaharama temple making Kithala Resort one of the best located hotels in Tissamaharama.
Overlooking the beautifully green vast acres of paddy fields, streams of water flowing through them and the breathtaking gardens of the hotel, the rooms at Kithala Resort perfectly combines natural serenity with modern comfort for a relaxing stay. Being a centrally located Tissamaharama hotel, minutes away from Yala, the resort ideally accommodates visitors to the south with the best of comfort.
The balconies found in each room of the resort, affords guests an unobstructed view of the beautiful surroundings and the chance to witness rare and exotic birds making appearances in its beautiful gardens, flying in from the nearby sanctuary.
Each room is perfectly placed and elegantly decorated so as to best immerse guests in the tranquility of the surroundings. Guests may choose between the spacious deluxe rooms or the luxury suites both well suited for individuals looking to unwind or as a family resort as you explore the mysteries of the Southern Sri Lanka.
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 authentic Sri Lankan experiences ranging from spiritual and adventurous pursuits.
The hotel is situated in the ancient city of Tissamaharama where you find sites such as the Tissamaharama Temple and is also minutes away from the religious city of Kataragama which attracts thousands of faithful annually to obtain the blessing from deities of the Kataragama Kovil. The hotel’s location also makes convenient, visits to other popular religious and historical sites such as the Kirinda Temple, Sithulpawwa and the Debarwewa village.
Nature and wildlife enthusiasts are spoilt for choice with various options such as exciting safaris to the Yala and Udawalawa 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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