Attractions visits and Tours we arrange


Tissa lakeTissamaharama is one of the most pleasant towns in the southern coast. The beautiful man-made tank (reservoir) in Tissa, Tissa Wewa with its remarkable bird life provides the scenic backdrop to the town. More...

Yala National Park

yalaYala National Park (divided into Yala East and Yala West) is situated in the southeast corner of Sri Lanka, approximately 300 kilometres from the capital, Colombo. More...

Bundala bird watching

bundalaBundala is an important wetland sanctuary that has been recognised under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, but it has always been less visited than Yala. It shelters some 150 species of birds. More...

Lake tour

lake tourLake tour arrange with bird watching in following lakes. Tissa lake, Wirawila lake, Deberawewa lake, Yoda lake

Village tour

village tourTour to the village and see how people living. More...

Tissamaharama temple

Tissamaharama temple Most impressive is the restored Maha Stupa, built by King Kavantissa in the 3rd century BC located between Tissa town centre and the tank. It was the largest dagoba in the island at the time. Today, for Buddhist pilgrims, it is one of the sixteen most sacred sites in the country. More...

Sandagiri Dagoba

Sandagiri Dagoba Nearby stands the Sandagiri Dagoba, together with the remains of a monastery complex. A walk around the dagoba provides us with an insight into the construction of the great dagobas. Santagiri dagoba, too was built by Kavantissa in the second century BC. More...

Yatala Dagoba

Yatala DagobaBy the Tissa-Deberawewa road is Yatala Wehera, built 2300 years ago by King Yatalatissa with its surrounding wall of sculpted elephant heads & moat and large moonstone. More...

Menik dagoba

Menik dagobaWe continue down the road for a couple of hundred meters to reach the Menik dagoba. More...

Ruins of Galkanumandiya

Ruins of GalkanumandiyaThe small cluster of pillars you pass en route is all that remains of the Galkanumandiya, thought to be some kind of monastic building. More...


KirindaKirinda is a small but beautiful village on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, 10 km south of Tissa & close to Kataragama. It has a beautiful beach and a Buddhist shrine built on a huge round rock. More...

Kataragama holy city

Kataragama holy cityKataragama is one of the oldest and certainly the most venerated variety of religious sites of pilgrimage devoted to various deities of Buddhist, Hindu and Muslim worship in Sri Lanka. More...

'Wadihity Kanda' holy hill

Wadihity KandaAccording to legends God Kataragama is believed to have lived on the mountain called and known as Wedihiti Kanda, scared to both Buddhists and Hindus. A walk of 2 hours will make you reach the summit of this holy mountain. More...

Tissa lake

Tissa lakeNorth of the modern town lies the beautiful Tissa Wewa, an expansive artificial lake built by King Kavantissa in the 2nd century BC of the ancient southern kingdom of Ruhuna. More...

Wirawila lake

Wirawila lakeBetween the northern & southern turn-offs to Tissa, the Hambantota Wellawaya road runs on a causeway across the large Wirawila Wewa (Reservoir). The best time for bird watching is early morning. More...

Deberawewa lake

Deberawewa lakeAt the far end, a track leads to the smaller adjacent man-made lake of Deberawewa, another haven for birdlife, its surface prettily covered in water lilies. More...

Yoda lake

Yoda lakeTissamaharama is one of the most pleasant towns in the southern coast. The beautiful man-made tank (reservoir) in Tissa, Tissa Wewa with its remarkable bird life provides the scenic backdrop to the town. More...


Sella-KataragamaSella-Kataragama is 5km away from the Kataragama town. When Valli, a daughter of a Vedda chieftain refused to marry God Skanda, suddenly an elephant appeared out of the jungle frightening her. More...

Kiri Vehera

Kiri Vehera Kiri Vehera is 95 ft. in height and has a circumference of 280 feet. It is believed that King Mahasena, who ruled over Kataragama area, became a follower of Buddhism during Lord Buddha's third and final visit to Sri Lanka, who in return, built the Kiri Vehera Dageba. More...


SithulpawwaSithulpawwa rock temple is located within the Yala National Park where over 12,000 Arhats or monks were supposed to have meditated during the 1st century BC. More...

About Our Hotel

Surrounded by river but close enough to walk to the village. Situated in beautiful region with stunning views of the Kirindi Oya river, perfect for walkers and nature lovers. We offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers.

Bedrooms are big enough for boisterous families, with attractive solid wood furniture. Four large double bedrooms with smart and clean home stay with lovely garden with river view, balconies and roof.

We provide breakfast and meals on request, hot shower, laundry service, fast internet access and we are 2km from central Thissa city.

Facilities like airport transfer, tours, car park, room service, 24hr room service are readily available for you to enjoy. The well-appointed guestrooms feature balcony/terrace, shower, desk, air conditioning, non smoking rooms.

Recuperate from a full day of sightseeing in the comfort of your room or take advantage of the hotel's recreational facilities, including water sports, garden. River Face Inn combines warm hospitality with a lovely ambiance to make your stay in Yala unforgettable.

Our Services

"Number one place to stay in Tissa" Kirill S on tripadvisor

Hotel Policies

Cancellation Policy
Notice of cancellation should be received 14 days prior to arrival date.
In the event of no-show or late cancellation within 14 days, entire stay penalty would be applied.

Notice of cancellation should be received 21 days prior to arrival date.
In the event of no-show or late cancellation within 21 days, entire stay penalty would be applied.

Child Policies
Children 10 years of age and below stay free of charge.
Children 10 to 15 years of age will be charged 25% of the room rate for each child and the maximum number of children will be 02.
Children above 15 years of age are considered as adults.

Rooms & Rates

ROOM TARIFF (US $) + 10% Service Charge for foods
* Standard room comes with ceiling fan, mosquito net, Hot water.
* All charges will be invoiced in Sri Lankan Rupees at the hotel's daily exchange rate.
* Peak season - December to April, July & August
* Off peak seson - May, June, September, November

River View Tree House Double Room [AC/Hot water/Attached bathroom/Balcony]
   Peak USD 78.00 / Off Peak USD 68.00
River View Tree House Triple Room [AC/Hot water/Attached bathroom/Balcony]
   Peak USD 90.00 / Off Peak USD 80.00
River View Bricks Chalet [AC/Hot water/Attached bathroom/Balcony]
   Peak USD 60.00 / Off Peak USD 50.00
A/C Double Room [One room]
   Peak USD 38.00 / Off Peak USD 35.00
None A/C Double Room [03 rooms]
   Peak USD 28.00 / Off Peak USD 25.00
Family Room [A/C, Bathtub] [01 room]
   Peak USD 80.00 / Off Peak USD 70.00
Standerd Family Room [01 room]
   Peak USD 55.00 / Off Peak USD 45.00
Triple Room [None A/C] [01 room]
   Peak USD 35.00 / Off Peak USD 30.00
Extra Bed
   Peak season USD 12.00 / Off Peak season USD 10.00

Activities and Tours we can arrange
Yala safari tour Bundala bird watching tour
Lake tour with bird watching [Tissa lake, Wirawila lake, Deberawewa lake, Yoda lake]
Kirinda tour Kataragama holy city tour 'Wadasity Kanda' holy hill tour

Every room reservation will get following tours FREE of charge!
Village tourTissamaharama temple tour Sandagiri Dagoba visit
Yatala Dagoba visit Menik dagoba visitRuins of Galkanumandiya visit