The Elephant Reach Hotel is known by many to be one of the best in Sri Lanka due to its one of a kind features that you are bound to never forget. The hotel has natural surroundings and borders the Ruhuna Yala National Park, ensuring that much needed peace, serenity and paradisiacal atmosphere during a stay here. The true Sri Lankan hospitality of Elephant Reach and the simplified luxury of the hotel interior complement each other significantly. One thing is for sure this unique hotel in Yala is a fantastic option for all kinds of visitors.
Elephant Reach is renowned for its impeccable restaurant, Tusks. Situated along the swimming pool, this fine dining restaurant gives its own modern take on traditional Sri Lankan dishes, and provides something different for every taste bud. The theme nights at Tusks combine Sri Lankan, Chinese and Italian cuisine, or alternatively offer an A la carte menu with a selection of delicious plates to choose from. The tranquil ambience, exceptional service and good quality food makes every experience at Tusks one to remember. Above the restaurant, Mahouts Lounge & Bar serves as the ideal place to relax after a meal. With its selection of fabulous cocktails and good-quality wines, plus a romantic atmosphere and natural surroundings, if you do not feel like leaving the hotel for one night, no problem! Other amenities of the hotel include a welcome desk with helpful staff, a swimming pool, lounge chairs and hammocks, business centre, indoor & outdoor games and tailor made tour packages.
The 21 eco-friendly ground floor chalets of Elephant Reach are ideal for those who like to stay in luxurious accommodation, surrounded by the most natural scenery you could ask for. Each of them have large bathrooms with all sorts of amenities and Satellite TV with many international channels. For extra comfort, guests can choose to stay in one of the 14 Superior rooms which provide spacious bathrooms, a veranda and a balcony that overlooks the pool. Both of which include a mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, room service, movie rentals, laundry service and daily housekeeping.
Places to visit
The unique advantage of Elephant Reach is that it takes into account it’s amazing location, and conveniently offers guests many excursions to nearby interesting places. Choose from Spiritual, Yoga, Fishing, Country Life, Dolphin Watching, Bird Watching, Boat Rides and more - you will be thankful if you do, because nothing beats getting a personal insight into local cultures wherever in the world you go. For animal lovers, head to nearby Yala National Park, the most visited in Sri Lanka and a must-see for tourists. Here you are able to get a first-hand glimpse of utterly beautiful species of wildlife: wild buffaloes, wild boars, spotted deer, Sri Lankan elephants, Sri Lankan leopards, and plenty of intriguing reptiles and birds.
Lots of useful information about Yala National Park is listed above, but one activity that guests at Elephant Reach do not want to miss is the safari excursions. This is a great opportunity to see all that the naturally beautiful park has to offer, at a relatively low price. For bird lovers, go on a bird watching excursion to Bundala National Park. Other interesting activities to do are to head to the city of Tissamaharama to explore ancient archaeological monuments, temples and irrigation systems that go all the way back to the 2nd Century B.C., or alternatively you can visit the infamous Kataragama and Kirinda Temples.
Elephant Reach is surrounded by a permanent evergreen paradise, and brings you as close to Sri Lanka's stunning wildlife as you could ever wish to get. Its spiritual and romantic atmosphere, life-changing excursions and the friendliest staff around are sure to bring you plenty of joy during your stay.