The Secret, Yala
About The Secret Yala, Yala
With the jungle surrounding you and the sounds of the ocean right beside you, The Secret Yala offers guests an unforgettable experience in harmony with nature and wildlife. Waking up to the sounds of birds you can witness a beautiful sunrise while relaxing in your beach hut. The luxurious tents are ideally furnished while they consist of a number of amenities for your convenience. From dining under the stars surrounded by jungle canopies to having breakfast on the beach while the soft waves are lapping on your feet, the Secret Yala spells out the perfect wilderness retreat.
Location of The Secret Yala, Yala
Nestled within the buffer zone of the Yala National Park, the Secret Yala is located approximately 270km away from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. With the ocean on one side and the park on the other, guests are always in for a treat watching nature unfold in front of them. The property boasts of the beach, forest canopies as well as the sounds and sights of wild life and the vast ocean that surrounds the island. Transportation options can be arranged from the International Airport while a drive along the coastal belt is always a breathtaking experience.
Accommodation at The Secret Yala, Yala
Offering a green concept, the Secret Yala consists of 5 eco friendly tents allowing guests the opportunity to get closer to nature. The tents are spread across the property hidden between the beach and the thick forests of Yala while they are set accordingly so that the surroundings are not harmed. All tents are luxurious in their own way while it is the perfect antidote after a day in the wild. Amenities include a bathroom with running water, shower facilities, 2 single beds or 1 double bed, in-room fan, double camping chairs, biodegradable products, binocular and a private beach hut for sunbathing. Room service can be requested.
Facilities at The Secret Yala, Yala
The Secret Yala offers guests one of the most finest and memorable dining experiences. You are able to savour a variety of International favourites as well as exotic local dishes within the privacy of your tent, along the sandy shores or even amidst the jungle. The choice is completely yours. From romantic dinners stretched on the beach or under the stars to a comfortable and laid back family barbecue, the food experience is something to remember. A personalized butler service is available for guests to request for assistance at any given time.
Every tent at The Secret Yala owns a private beach hut which are scattered along the beach. Open from six in the morning to half past seven in the night and offering great views of the surroundings, wines and other beverages as well as shisha can be arranged upon request. A naturalist is also available who is a phone call away for guests who would love to learn more about the local wildlife.
Being located along the boundaries of the Yala National Park, The Secret Yala is the perfect venue to start off exploring the wilderness that the Southern Province of Sri Lanka has to offer. Excursions that you will truly cherish include Yala Safari Jeep Excursions, along with exploring the Weerawila Rainwater and Bird Sanctuary and also a bird watching trip to Bundala. The Kirinda fishing village is a fine locality where you can mingle with the village folk and witness their day to day lifestyle. Trips can also be made to the sacred city of Kataragama and Tissa. Other attractions within the area include the Sithulpawwa Rock Temple, the Great Basses Reef Lighthouse and the Yaswanth Golden Temple.