Kithala Resort was formerly known as Priyankara Hotel.
Even though the drive from Colombo will take you about 5 - 6 hours, the Kithala Resort in Tissamaharama is the ideal venue if you are keen on wild life and nature. Located in the district of Hambantota, the hotel offers charming and contemporary guestrooms which are well appointed with modern day conveniences. With a beautiful restaurant serving delicious Sri Lankan cuisine, you can relax by the pool or head towards one of the nearest National parks and enjoy a safari.
The Kithala Resort is located in the beautiful and pleasant town of Tissamaharama which is approximately 264 km South of Colombo in the newly developing district of Hambantota. The easiest route to reach Tissamaharama is the Colombo - Galle - Hambantota motorway while the Southern Expressway that ends in Galle has shortened the drive time conveniently. There are taxi services available from the airport.
The atmosphere the guestrooms at Kithala Resort emanate is indeed ideal for a peaceful holiday. Each guestroom consists of a balcony while views include lush green paddy fields and a stream that runs across the property. Charming yet modern, all guestrooms are well maintained and are equipped with air-conditioning, hot water, a television with satellite channels, fans, a mini bar, complimentary tea/coffee making facilities and a hair dryer. A variety of single, double and triple rooms are available for guests to choose from.
The team at Kithala Resort is always geared to provide its guests the best service when ever required. Guests can enjoy traditional Southern Sri Lankan cuisine at the restaurant while the bar offers a wide selection of wines and cocktails. You can also enjoy some indoor games while other hotel services include an outdoor swimming pool, a TV lounge, an exciting play area for the kids, laundry services, kiddie's pool area, Wi-Fi facilities, a pool table, doctor on call, 24 hour room service, 24 hour front desk and security as well as daily housekeeping.
Tissamaharama is the ideal location for the nature lover and that is exactly what you will come to cherish when you holiday at the Kithala Resort. There are number of tourist attractions in the area while there are a few world renowned Wild Life Sanctuaries such as Yala, Bundala and Uda Walawe. There are hoards of elephants and leopard sightings while Bundala is famed for its exotic bird species. There are many religious sites within the proximity of the hotel and includes Kataragama, the Kirinda Temple and Sithulpawwa.