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Yala Peace Cottages is located in Tissamaharama, 3 km from Tissa Wewa, 3.5 km from Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara and 3.3 km from Ranminitenna Tele Cinema Village. The accommodation is 40 minutes from Yala National Park. A jeep safari can be arranged by our tour desk. The Yala Peace cottages provide a garden and terrace, all units are fitted with a seating area. The rooms have a private bathroom and some have a lake view. Free WiFi is available. Free car park is available. The visitors are recieved by the owner with an original welcome drink. The restaurant serves a variety of dishes and also typical Sri Lankan food. The daily breakfast is included and offers continental, a la carte or Asian options. The area is popular for cycling, bike and car hire are available. Speaking German and English at the 24-hour front desk, staff are always on hand to help.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Yala Peace Cottages has been welcoming guests since 24 Jul 2016.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast info

Vegetarian, Vegan, Asian

Free private parking available at the hotel

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Room type
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 single bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
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  • Arina
    Nice, quiet location, away from hustle and bustle of the city center. Owner Manju knows a lot about Sri Lanka, from his extensive experience as a tour guide. He can give great advice and helped us out at the moment our tuktuk broke down. Very good...
  • Ramon
    Very special place just 5 min from centre. The personal are kind and helpful. They arranged a very good tour for our family with a driver with eyes of an eagle. He saw every animal in the woods. The food in the hotel restaurant was very special...
  • Esther
    The place, the staff and the food are really nice. We did a Safari and the fixed all the food and transport for us. The cottages are very clean big and have there one koffie and thee possibilty!
  • Harold
    Food was great, location was super peaceful, staff were as accommodating as imaginable and the Munjy owner a great source of knowledge on the country and its attractions
  • Paul
    Beautiful country setting, close to nature. Excellent food, a feeling of space and able to relax.
  • Myrthe
    A private cottage on a small scaled accomodation, very friendly staff, beautiful scenery with lots of Peacocks, tasty food and great safari at Yala with the accommodation’s driver.
  • Paula
    Very nice place,in the middle of the wildness.Cottages are comfortable, with big beds and nice bathroom.Kids loved the pool,in the morning we saw peacock around our cottage.You could just relax around pool and listen the birds singing. The...
  • Lukas
    -Super nice host and personal -Booked a safari at the place. It was super nice, good guid and even saw a leopard! -Good food and nice pool -Host dropped us off at the bus stop for free as we left the place and even waited 20 min with us to make...
  • Abigail
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The private cottage was roomy, clean and comfortable - and very peaceful. Manju was very very helpful and arranged a safari for us with a 10/10 guide, and our onward taxi to Ella - both for a great price. And we LOVED having the pool to chill out...
  • Marta
    Everything! Magical place sourrounded by nature. Stunning pool. Great food. Thank you

Property questions and answers
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  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    The closest beach is Kirinda Beach whch is 11 Kilometers away. You can get there easily by Tuk Tuk or Taxi.
    Answered on 10 January 2020
  • Is there an air conditioner

    yes there is air conditioning
    Answered on 5 November 2021
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?

    We have no shuttle but we can organize a Tuk Tuk or Taxi to take you and bring you back from the beach.
    Answered on 10 January 2020

Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Yala Peace Cottage Restaurant
    • Cuisine

Facilities of Yala Peace Cottages
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/beach towels
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

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From 12:30 to 22:00


From 05:00 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 of any age are welcome.

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

0 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
US$8 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

The fine print

FAQs about Yala Peace Cottages

  • Yala Peace Cottages has 1 restaurant:

    • Yala Peace Cottage Restaurant

  • Check-in at Yala Peace Cottages is from 12:30, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yala Peace Cottages is 2.7 miles from the centre of Tissamaharama. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Yala Peace Cottages offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Beach
    • Bicycle rental
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Swimming Pool
    • Bike tours
    • Cooking class

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

  • Room options at Yala Peace Cottages include:

    • Family
    • Bungalow
    • Triple