Gal Oya Lodge
Sustainable luxury by the remote Gal Oya National Park
- Seven chalets
- Two bedroom villa
- Restaurant and bar
- Swimming pool
- Jeep safaris into Gal Oya National Park
- Boat safaris on Senanayake Samudra lake
- Guided nature walks
- Cultural experiences
- Mountain biking
On the north-western edge of Gal Oya National Park, occupying 20 acres of its own wilderness, Gal Oya Lodge is a beautiful and ecologically exemplary safari lodge.
There are seven spacious stone, wood and thatch bungalows nestled in the forest, each one specially placed to take advantage of the spectacular views. Each has a private living room which joins onto the bedroom, both rooms featuring floor to ceiling windows and doors which open onto a private veranda, as well as en suite bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers.
The highest point is reserved for a two-bedroom village, ideal for families and friends, each bedroom with wraparound verandas to catch both sunrise and sunset over the canopy.
A restaurant, bar and swimming are at the heart of the lodge, backdropped by the green mountains beyond, laid back areas cooled by the breeze.
Venture into the neighbouring Gal Oya National Park on jeep safaris in search of wildlife, take to the lake by boat with a chance of seeing elephants swimming between the islands, explore the countryside on walks accompanied by a naturalist guide, picnic one sandy banks of a river or meet the aboriginal people of Sri Lanka, the Veddas, on unique cultural experiences.