About Us


Located in the Southern province of Sri Lanka, Hotel Chandrika in Tissamaharama is ideal for those who seek peace and relaxation with a touch of adventure. With many Wildlife and nature reserves in the vicinity of the hotel, guests can always enjoy a safari or a trek with a guide enjoying nature at its best. The hotel provides simple and charming accommodation options while the restaurant offers a variety of cuisines. You can also experience Ayurvedic treatment therapies while enjoy lazy swims in the outdoor pool.


Location

Located en-route to the sacred city of Kataragama that attracts many pilgrims annually, Hotel Chandrika is found in the quaint town of Tissamaharama. The distance from Colombo is approximately 235 km while travellers can leisurely take up the Southern motorway or enter the region via the central province. The hotel is a mere 3o minutes away from Kataragama and the Yala National Park.


ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Chandrika is a charming yet comfortable hotel that is nestled amidst well manicured gardens. The hotel consists of a number of 20 deluxe rooms with en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, LCD televisions with satellite access, tea/coffee making facilities, hot and cold water and direct dialling facilities. 24 hour room service is also available for your convenience while all rooms include a veranda that opens up to the vast expanse of the hotel gardens.


Facilities

The restaurant is spacious while the chefs at Hotel Chandrika serve you a range of delectable cuisine including traditional Sri Lankan, Western and Oriental dishes. The highest quality produce is used in the restaurant while the bar is well stocked with a variety of beverages. You can also enjoy a relaxing swim and sip cocktails from the pool bar. Hotel Chandrika also boasts of an Ayurveda Therapy Centre where highly trained and experienced therapists offer you various wellness therapies. The centre is located amidst the lush gardens of the hotel. The staff is always very attentive to your requirements while other hotel facilities include a conference room that can accommodate up to 50 guests, internet facilities and a doctor on call.


Excursions

There are many excursions that you can enjoy while you spend time at Hotel Chandrika in Tissamaharama. The sacred city of Kataragama, the Kirivehera as well as the trek to the Vedasitikanda are quite important to the religious minded traveller. If you are the adventurous type, then safaris to the Yala National Park, the Udawalawe Nature Reserve and the Bundala Nature Reserve would be ideal. There are altogether 6 National parks and 3 wildlife reserves within the proximity of Yala.

Ayurveda

Sri Lanka is synonymous with Ayurveda, the traditional medical healing method that has been practiced for centuries in this island of serendipity. And while on holiday, experiencing Ayurveda will help you relax in both mind and body. These ancient wellness therapies can now be experienced at the Chandrika Hotel's Ayurveda therapy centre, where experienced therapists are available. Located in the garden amidst lush greenery, the Ayurveda therapy centre offers total holistic healing for your body: it is where rejuvenation and relaxation can be experienced together.

Restaurant

The restaurant does do justice to its large space, serving a delectable range of traditional Sri Lankan, Oriental and Western dishes that would leave you wanting more.& The hotel sources fresh vegetables and fruits (including organically grown produce), as well as fish and red meats for its dishes, from close by villages to ensure you of their high quality and freshness. Its well stocked bar served by friendly barmen is a place to relax, and sip your choice of beverage. Why not make friends and set your spirit free at the pool bar or on the lawn? Offering you a choice of location for your thirst-quencher, the hotel caters to providing you with a memorable holiday.<br>

Bird Watching

Yala is one of the 70 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Sri Lanka. Yala harbours 215 bird species including six endemic species of Sri Lanka.