Yala Lagoon Holiday Resort of the New Jaffna Prison was opened on 09.01.2021 by the Commissioner General of Prisons, Mr.Thushara Upuldeniya. Holiday Resort was built on a concept of the Assistant Superintendent of Jaffna Prison, Mr. Mohan Karunarathna. Ceremony that has been proudly and elegantly organized, was significant because of giving priority to Hindu Tradition Aspects. By booking on prior notice, prison officers and their families could spend their holidays at the Holiday Resort completed with all necessary amenities with two air conditioned rooms.