Swimming Pool
BBQ facilities
Free WiFi
Free parking
Air conditioning
24-hour front desk

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Only a 5-minute drive from the famous Yala National Park is Cinnamon Wild Yala. It boasts chalets with private balconies and free Wi-Fi. It features an outdoor pool and a restaurant.

Nestled in the south of Sri Lanka, the property is a 6-hour drive from Bandaranaike International Airport. It is located in Kirinda, a village well-known for its wildlife.

Chalets offer spectacular views of the beach or jungle. They are decorated with local artcrafts and feature air-conditioning, cable TV and a minibar. All chalets come with private bathroom facilities.

Enjoying a prime location, Cinnamon Wild Yala's restaurant provides beautiful landscapes and serves Asian and Western dishes. Meals can also be enjoyed in the privacy of guests’ rooms.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Cinnamon Wild Yala has been welcoming guests since 25 Mar 2011.
Hotel chain/brand: Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Asian, American, Buffet

Free parking available on-site



Walking tours

Happy hour


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room type
1 double bed
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Travel Sustainable property
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have a safari you recommended, maybe least touristy. Not one with a lot of people
    We arrange safaris
    Answered on 2 August 2022
  • Hi, do you provide safari services? If yes, how to book? What are the rates and timings?
    We can organize safaris at the hotel
    Answered on 2 August 2022
  • I want to book a few nights in December. R u able to arrange transportation from our guesthouse in Ella to Cinnamon Wild Yala. what would the cost be?
    Dear Guest, Greetings from Cinnamon Resorts! Kindly note that we are able to provide transportation.
    Answered on 24 August 2022
  • Hi do you have any rooms with a private pool and a beach view ? Also is it buffet or a la cart ?
    No private pool. But partial beach view rooms are available.
    Answered on 2 August 2022
  • Can you arrange me a baby cot for my room
    We can. Please send reservation details to accommodate the request.
    Answered on 4 December 2022
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Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Local, Grill/BBQ

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Resort facilities of Cinnamon Wild Yala Great facilities! Review score, 9.0
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Tumble dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
Living Area
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Kids' pool
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Cinnamon Wild Yala takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:30 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 12:00 hours


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 - 2 years
Cot upon request
6 - 13 years
Extra bed upon request
US$20 per child, per night

Prices for cots and 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 and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cinnamon Wild Yala accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that arrivals after 09:00 p.m are not advisable due to animals roaming around and low visibility.

Please present the same credit card used to guarantee your booking when checking in / making payment at the resort.

If you are making payment using another card holder's credit card, kindly provide the following to the resort prior to your arrival:

1) Authorization letter with card holder's signature
2) Copy of the card holder's card (front and back of card with card holder's signature)
3) Copy of the card holder’s passport or driver’s license

Please note that the resort may contact the cardholder for verification purposes.

Please note all cancellations will be charged inclusive of taxes.

Guests are requested to note:

Block 01 of the Yala National Park will be closed for two months starting from 1st of September to the 31st of October 2018, however, Block 5 of the National Park will still be made open for safaris.

During this period, guests can also visit the following National Parks with a similar biodiversity:

1. Lunugamwehera ( Located 39.1 miles away 100 minutes drive from the hotel)
2. Bundala (Located 12.4 miles away 30 minutes drive from the hotel.)
3. Udawalawe (Located 54.7 miles away 120 minutes drive from the hotel)

In addition, the property will continue Night Safaris, Night walks, Nature walks, Visits to the Fishing Village, Visits to Chenas and Kirinda. This can be arranged by the hotel at an additional cost.

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.

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

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Cinnamon Wild 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.

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.

FAQs about Cinnamon Wild Yala

  • Cinnamon Wild Yala has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Cinnamon Wild Yala include:

    • Double
    • Chalet

  • Guests staying at Cinnamon Wild Yala can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet

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

  • Cinnamon Wild Yala is 10.6 miles from the centre of Yala.

  • Check-in at Cinnamon Wild Yala is from 14:30, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Cinnamon Wild Yala offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Diving
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour
    • Swimming Pool

  • Yes, Cinnamon Wild Yala is popular with guests booking family stays.

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