Featuring garden views, Leopard Safaris Yala features accommodation with pool with a view, a garden and a bar, around 13 km from Situlpawwa. Private parking is available on site at this recently renovated property. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with an outdoor fireplace. Some units in the luxury tent have private entrance and are fitted with desk and wardrobe. Some units have a seating area and/or a terrace with outdoor furniture. At the luxury tent, every unit comes with a private bathroom. Guests are welcome to eat in the on-site family-friendly restaurant, which is open for dinner, brunch, cocktails and high tea. For guests with children, the luxury tent offers an indoor play area and outdoor play equipment. Leopard Safaris Yala has a picnic area and a barbecue. Tissa Wewa is 22 km from the accommodation, while Bundala Bird Sanctuary is 47 km from the property. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International, 38 km from Leopard Safaris Yala, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Free private parking available on-site


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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Low score for Yala
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Alun
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    We had a wonderful 2 night stay in this lovely camp and were extremely well looked after by Manu and his capable team. The camp itself was very peaceful and the tented accommodation luxurious. The food was excellent and they catered for my vegan...
  • Debbie
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The ‘tent’ had all the facilities we needed including a free mini bar, air con and bathroom with view of the stars. Staff contacted our drive so pick up and drop off were hassle free. The whole stay was well organised, and staff were...
  • Gary
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Superb staff who couldn't do enough for us. Atmospheric outside, candle-lit dining with a very tasty food selection. Well equipped and comfortable 'tents'.

Managed by Leopard Safaris (Pvt) Ltd

Company review score: 9.3Based on 167 reviews from 8 properties
8 managed properties

Company information

Owner Noel Rodrigo and his team of naturalists are all experts in their field and are eager to share their knowledge about Sri Lanka’s flora and fauna with you. All Game drives are done in their own customised Toyota Land Cruiser safari jeeps with wildlife books, binoculars, and snacks and refreshments on board.

Property information

Green. Authentic. Wild. Leopard Safaris Yala is a family-run Luxury Safari camp, located in a 10-acre jungle land off Kataragama and bordering Yala National Park in the West. Eco-friendliness and Sustainability are at the heart of the operation and can be seen in every detail. The campsite was built with semi-permanent structures, using natural and recycled materials such clay and off-cut timber, and is run mainly on solar power. Meals are freshly prepared using local produce and the chef is always happy to cater to any special dietary needs. Leopard Safaris' campsite features al fresco dinging in changing locations, a chill-out lounge/wildlife library/jungle bar, a salt water eco pool, a children play area, hammocks and swing chairs, a vegetable garden, bonfires in the night. All rates based on All-inclusive packages that include accommodation, all meals and drinks, 1 safaris per day, park entrance fees, various activities at the camp (e.g. cooking classes, guided nature walks, amateur photography classes, children games and projects) and the participation in their tree planting project in order to off-set the CO2 produced by their guests travels to Sri Lanka.

Neighbourhood information

Its convenient location (10 minutes drive to Yala Block I . back entrance and 25 minutes drive to Yala Block III, IV and V entrance) makes it the perfect base for your safaris, while enabling to avoid tourist crowds from the Block I main entrance. Leopards, elephants, sloth bears, crocodiles, spotted deer, wild boar, monkeys, a vast array of birdlife including many endemic, and many more are among the diverse wildlife that can be spotted on safari. All Game drives are done in their own customised Toyota Land Cruiser safari jeeps with wildlife books, binoculars, and snacks and refreshments on board.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Local • Asian
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Kosher • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Leopard Safaris Yala
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Private bathroom
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Walking tours
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
    Additional charge
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
No internet access available.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Salt-water pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Pool cover
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Tamil

House rules
Leopard Safaris Yala takes special requests - add in the next step!

From 12:00
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
From 10:00 to 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 3 years are welcome.

Children 12 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
VisaMastercard Cash is not accepted
Smoking is not allowed.
Quiet hours
Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 05:00.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Leopard Safaris Yala in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 05:00:00.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

FAQs about Leopard Safaris Yala

  • Yes, Leopard Safaris Yala is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Leopard Safaris Yala may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Leopard Safaris Yala has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Leopard Safaris Yala offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Games room
    • Kids' club
    • Evening entertainment
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours
    • Cooking class
    • Swimming Pool
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area

  • Check-in at Leopard Safaris Yala is from 12:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Leopard Safaris Yala is 9.9 miles from the centre of Yala. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.