The living area overlookng the swimming pool is equipped with cable TV, DVD player, selection of movies, and board games. The dining area is furnished with a 10 seater dining table. Snacks are also served on the pool deck. Traditional Sri Lankan cuisine, snacks and BBQs are on offer here. Meals can be ordered from the in-house menu. Since Yala is in a remote area, it is best to discuss your meal preferences at the time of booking so that the staff can be better prepared. Guests are welcome to bring their own alcoholic beverages. The swimming pool is ideal for cooling off at any time of day. Yala Villa is staffed with a caretaker who also does the cooking and a housekeeper.

A specially modified Land Rover defender 4×4 jeep fitted with a cool box and camera lens supports which can accommodate 10 people has been handed over to a driver who has been working in the park for over 10 years. With the wealth of knowledge he has accumulated over the years, he has turned out to be a very good tracker of the elusive leopard as well. This jeep could be booked directly by contacting the driver (Janaka) on (+94)779684906.