Elephant Lake Yala Campsite is situated in the vicinity of Yala National Park, the 2nd largest national park in Sri Lanka. Elephants Lake offers remarkable and exciting stay close to nature and situates facing natural lake call “Rotawewa”. Elephant Lake helps you to relax peacefully in a typical wilderness setting. Elephants Lake offers accommodation in 2 luxury tents and 4 semi luxury tents. The luxuries accommodation is simple an open plan design, has a large veranda with wooden floors. Twice-daily, guided wildlife viewing excursions take guest in to the Yala National Park to spot indigenous game including leopards, elephants, bears, crocodiles and deer. Elephants Lake is just 10 minutes drive from the city of Tissamaharama and 240kms away from Colombo City (4 hours drive if you take the southern Highway to Matara).
Softly lit by lamps, the Dining Tent is furnished with wooden smaller tables, all surrounded by chairs. Srilankan cuisine and a range of Western dishes are served, and the freshness of produce is ensured as most of the vegetables and herbs are grown in the camp’s organic vegetable garden. Dinner is most often concluded around a roaring outdoor fire that serves as a focal point in the evenings.
Situated in the central area of the camp, this outdoor spot with its nightly log fires serves as an informal lounge and dining area. It is the ideal location for BBQ, as well as providing a relaxed pre- and post-excursion meeting point.
Wireless broadband connections are available in the poolside, Tent and some public areas.
Elephant Lake features 2 luxury tents identical in style, each set on a raised wood plinth. They echo the rich Mogul tents of bygone days with ‘rooms’ separated by cotton drapes. Constructed of canvas and supported by a steel frame, with interior walls and ceilings draped in fine cotton, each tent measures 108m². Entry is through a screened area that contains an armchair, dining table and chairs. There is also room to sit outside on the wooden deck. The centre of the tent, with its soaring six-metre canopy, features an oversized daybed ideal for lounging. Opening out from the central area are three sections for sleeping, bathing and dressing. The bedroom area is fitted with a king-size bed flanked by writing desks. The bathing area includes a shower and separate toilet, There is also a ceiling fan and a cooler chest for drinks.
Semi Luxury Tents
4 Semi luxury tents are equipped with triple beds. The bathing area includes a shower and separate toilet. led light