Basic accommodation facilities are offered within the park premises by the Department of Wildlife Conservation. The Department offers these facilities at its four circuit bungalows.
These bungalows need to be booked well ahead (sometimes months ahead) of the actual visit date and you need to take your own provisions.
- Proper rest and relaxation is essential to fully enjoy and absorb all that is on offer at the Wilpattu National Park.
Dolphin Beach Resort
For a truly magnificent and totally relaxed stay in Wilpattu, Dolphin Beach offers unbeatable full board accommodation right by the relaxing beach in kalpitiya.
If it’s rest and relaxation that you are looking for after a long and eventful safari outing at the Wilpattu National Park, your search ends at Dolphin Beach. The soothing throb of the mighty Indian Ocean and the gentle rustling of palm fronds, combine with unspoilt golden beaches to make Dolphin Beach an oasis of paradise.
Spacious, air-conditioned tents offer a decadent space of relaxation after a hard day of sun and fun, providing a perfect balance between romance and adventure. Dotted amidst a grove of coconut palms, and set well apart, the custom-made tents take their names from the different species of dolphins – Spinner, Bottlenose, Humpback, Risso’s, Fraser, Spotted and Striped etc.
Each tent is 40 square meters (650 sq. ft approx.) and has one double bedroom with one king-sized double bed, one single sofa bed and verandah and can comfortably sleep 3 and has its own ensuite toilet with hot water shower.
Each tent is 60 square meters (850 sq. ft approx.) and has two double bedrooms with two king-sized double beds, two single sofa beds and verandah and can comfortably sleep six and has its own ensuite toilet with hot water shower.