Wild Coast Tented Lodge

The Relais & Chateaux Wild Coast Tented Lodge offers complete luxury amid total wilderness, nestled beside Yala National Park on Sri Lanka’s remote south coast.

Wild Coast is a superb Relais & Chateaux luxury tented lodge situated in Sri Lanka’s south, where tropical jungle meets the Indian Ocean. Its 28 cocoon-shaped guest tents feature soaring ceilings, sumptuous four-poster beds and state-of-the-art amenities including Wi-Fi and air-conditioning. Four offer private plunge pools, whilst the rest look over various waterholes which attract a wide variety of birdlife and small animals. There is also a family cocoon, which has two separate bedrooms so both parents and children can enjoy privacy and space.

Activities at Wild Coast Tented Lodge focus on exploring neighbouring Yala National Park or other reserves around it, with the region renowned for its healthy leopard population. Safari-style vehicles whisk guests to the quietest corners of this sensational wilderness, in the hope of uncovering these beautiful big cats, along with Asian elephants, sloth bears and much more. The property also offers excursions to ancient Buddhist sites in the area and decadent treatments in its peaceful spa.

Dining at Wild Coast Tented Lodge is a memorable experience, with a wide range of Sri Lankan and international favourites served at breakfast. Lunch is often enjoyed in the lodge’s exquisite bamboo dining pavilion, whilst post-game drive cocktails and canapes are served outdoors in the stunning gardens. Dinner is usually inspired by nature, and weather permitting, plated up under the stars.

Location

How to get to Wild Coast Tented Lodge

Wild Coast Tented Lodge is located around 5.5 hours (310km) from Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport.

Wild Coast Tented Lodge Activities

  • Morning and evening game drives in Yala National Park or surrounding areas
  • Bird-watching
  • Bush walks
  • Picnics
  • Spa treatments

*Some activities are at extra cost

Wild Coast Tented Lodge Highlights

  • A superb Relais & Chateaux tented lodge beside Yala National Park
  • Set where tropical jungle meets the beautiful Indian Ocean
  • Far from city life yet will access to every modern luxury
  • Sumptuous accommodation in canvas “cocoons”
  • A wide range of dining options, spa treatments and safari experiences

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Itineraries

The following tours are private, independent and can be easily customised to suit your personal travelling requirements. Please contact us to begin designing your personalised Sri Lanka experience.

Sri Lanka Overview

Why Sri Lanka: This remarkable island off the south eastern coast of India might be small but it is jam packed with spectacular landscapes, a rich cultural heritage and ancient historical sites including 7 World Heritage Sites! Sri Lanka is also still relatively unspoilt by tourism, although there are many unique and wonderful hotels throughout the country.

When to Go: Dec – Mar is considered the best time to visit, being the driest season on the west and south coasts, in the ‘Cultural Triangle’ and up in hill country. The east coast is best from May – Sep when many of the beaches along the west and south coasts are experiencing the monsoon. During the monsoon, it is possible to travel as the rain is not constant – you’ll also enjoy lower prices and less crowds. The temperatures are high throughout the year, averaging around 27°C.

Combine With: Neighbouring India, Bhutan or Nepal.

Getting There: Fly into the international airport north of Colombo, the capital.

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