Boasting pool with a view and views of garden, Leopard Safaris Yala is a recently renovated luxury tent situated in Yala, 13 km from Situlpawwa. This property offers access to a terrace and free private parking. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with an outdoor fireplace. At the luxury tent, all units are fitted with a desk. There is a private bathroom with walk-in shower and a hair dryer in each unit, along with free toiletries. At the luxury tent, every unit comes with bed linen and towels. 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 features both an indoor and outdoor play area. Barbecue facilities are provided at the luxury tent, and guests can also relax in the garden or go on a picnic in the picnic area. Tissa Wewa is 22 km from Leopard Safaris Yala, while Bundala Bird Sanctuary is 47 km from the property. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International, 38 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Free private parking available on-site


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Travel Sustainable Level 3

This property has told us they’re making large investments and efforts towards sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Low score for Yala
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  • Gary
    United KingdomUnited 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'.
  • Fleure
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff, the accommodation, the food!! They even made a special cake for my daughter’s birthday. We were looked after so well, the safaris were beautiful, thank you to our wonderful guide Kitty, who was new but incredible…
  • Julia
    We were there for our honeymoon and it was just amazing! Especially dinner was set up so nicely and romantic. The food in general was super tasty! It’s a 10/10 - thank you very much

Managed by Leopard Safaris (Pvt) Ltd

Company review score: 9.2Based on 137 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, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Walking tours
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
    Additional charge
  • Games room
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
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
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
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


From 10:00 to 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

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.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 3 and older are allowed)

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Leopard Safaris Yala accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 05:00.


Pets are not allowed.

FAQs about Leopard Safaris Yala

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

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

  • Leopard Safaris Yala has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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