Sri Lanka Accommodation,

Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort


Prized for its excellent location – only 500m from the Ath Athuru Sevana (elephant orphanage) and a five minute drive from Udawalawe National Park, the Grand Udawalawe is the perfect comfortable accommodation for those wishing to observe the spectacular wildlife present in the area.

Also conveniently located for places such as the Mattala Mahinda Rajapaksa International Airport and the Mahinda Rajapaksa Cricket Stadium, this property is the perfect choice for guests wishing to take full advantage of everything on offer in the Udawalawe area.


The hotel offers four-star facilities, including a large open air swimming pool, banquet hall, restaurant, pool bar, mini theatre and fitness centre. There are several different room categories, but all rooms are comfortably furnished and have AC, wifi access and fully equipped en-suite bathrooms.

Local Wildlife

Located upon the boundary between Sri Lanka’s wet and dry zones, Udawalawe has great diversity of flora and fauna. Indian elephants can be seen both within the national park and at the local elephant orphanage. Udawalawe is renowned as a great bird watching site, as well as being home to leopards, fishing cats, sloth bear, sambar deer, water buffalo and wild boar.

Optional Activities

Excursions are available to the elephant orphanage and Udawalawe national park, both of which allow guts to experience Sri Lanka’s fascinating and varied wildlife. Cultural excursions are also on offer, including trips to Udawalawe village and Maduwanwela Walawwa – a local nobleman’s historic residence.

Alan Godwin

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding our Sri Lanka tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

Exactly what we hoped for in a country which we already liked. UK agents always quick to respond to queries and flexible in designing our trip. Exactly what we hoped for in a country which we already liked. Highlights – six Leopards! Nearly 100 species of birds. Many elephants including family groups, as well as plenty of monkeys, deer, Crocs etc.

Mrs HA- Amersham