Cinnamon Wild Yala, Sri Lanka
Sitting adjacent to the Yala National Park, home to one of the highest density of leopards in Asia, Cinnamon Wild Yala is an eco-friendly resort, perfect for wildlife lovers.
Bringing the outside in, 68 chalets situated both in the jungle and by the beach, offer guests rustic luxury with 21st century amenities and private balconies and terraces.
Spot leopards from your chalet's balcony or terrace as they relax on the rocks bordering the hotel or get a little closer on a jeep safari. Take a nature walk to discover a wide variety of bird life, including waders such as terns, sandpipers and the rare Black-necked Stork and forest birds like the Spoonbill and Redshank. For a taste of history journey to the Situlpawwa rock temple, which houses an intricate temple complex within its caves.
Relax in the evenings at Tuskers, serving a variety of eastern and western cuisine or enjoy a drink at the top floor observation deck bar, boasting 360-degree views over the forests and across the Indian Ocean.