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 Taru Villas - Yala Lodge 

This luxury boutique hotel in Yala is nestled amongst a garden of flowering shrubs and towering trees, creating a haven for those below its blanket of shade. Set amidst a community of “Chena” farmers and home to curious monkeys, posing peacocks and other exotic flora and fauna, we welcome you to sample the rugged wilderness of Yala National Park at our doorstep. 
The experienced Villa Guardian will anticipate and fulfil your personal preferences, be it, dietary requirements or experiential excursions, to ensure all your needs are met. The luxurious and comforting spaces of the villa create the perfect nooks for you to rest, relax and recuperate after a thrilling wildlife safari or a long journey. Lounge in the plush spaces where luxury and nature converge; by the pool or in the open-air living room. Retreat to the cooler confines of your private villa to recharge after a guided bush walk or an exciting game run, in search of the park’s most prestigious inhabitants, the leopard, the elephant and the sloth bear. 
Taru Villas - The Yala Lodge offers exemplary service with a nod to Sri Lankan heritage and culture. Your journey in the tropics begins here. 
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Taru Villas – Yala Lodge is located in proximity to Yala National Park, Sri Lanka. While the nearest major city is Kataragama, travelling to the villa is convenient and easily accessible, as it’s only 10 minutes away from the city centre. Kataragama is most famed as the sacred town that’s home to the Katagarama temple, a holy place of worship you should definitely visit during your stay. The villa in Yala is approximately a four hour drive from Colombo via the Southern Expressway. Should you wish to arrange transfers to and from Colombo or the Bandaranaike International Airport, our team will be happy to assist you in this. 


The perfect respite after a wild excursion through the rugged terrain of Yala National Park; unwind in the spacious two bedroomed villa at Taru Villas - The Yala Lodge. The accommodation is the perfect option for family and friends, to relax and rekindle while being surrounded by the exotic sights and sounds of the wilderness. Elegantly decorated rooms adorned with artistic sketches and paintings depict the park’s most stunning beasts, to ensure that even in the comforts of your room, the treasures of nature are still around you. 


Taru Villas - The Yala Lodge is as exotic as the wildlife that thrives around it. An open-air dining room fitted transforms the restaurant to a unique, familiar ‘at-home’ experience. With curated dining menus and in-house staff, your needs and wants are always catered to, giving you the freedom to dine when and where you want. Praised for their scrumptious local and international favourites; curated to suit your preferences, be it String Hoppers or an Eggs Benny, dining at Taru Villas Yala allows you to enjoy your meals with the jungle for company. A curated picnic basket packed with the essentials to reenergize; from coffee and beer to sandwiches and fresh fruit, whether mid-safari or during a bush walk, will accompany you while you explore the ruggedly wild terrain with the Villa Guardian. 

Facilities and Activities 

Swathed within a flourishing jungle, Taru Villas – Yala Lodge offers all the modern facilities that you would need to enjoy a luxurious holiday in the wild. The resident staff are available to serve you throughout the day, should you wish to have a refreshing thambili in the afternoon or have your room freshened up and attended to. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the swimming pool or enjoy a stroll around the gardens. You can opt to explore the rugged terrains on a guided bush walk or simply enjoy a sunset picnic overlooking the water, while keeping an eye out for Sri Lanka’s most exotic beasts. If you’re feeling more adventurous, explore the surrounding areas of Kataragama too. 

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