Often referred to as Sri Lanka’s forgotten National Park, Gal Oya offers visitors the unique experience of enjoying the areas wildlife without the crowds of tourists often experienced in the countries southern parks.
Boasting the country’s largest lake, Gal Oya not only offers jeep excursions but is the only national park in Sri Lanka to offer safari’s by boat, it’s a particularly special sight to witness the swimming elephants which are commonly encountered.
Gal Oya National Park Hotels
Gal Oya Lodge$$$
There are just eight bungalows at the lodge which have been constructed with the natural environment in mind with locally sourced materials. Each bungalow is 800sqft which consists of a private living room which joins onto a spacious bedroom with a king-sized bed. Both rooms feature spectacular floor to ceiling glass windows and doors which open onto a private veranda – the views are truly breath-taking! To top it off all bungalows have large en-suite bathroom with his and her sinks and bot...
Wild Glamping Gal Oya$$
Experience a unique adventure of glamping in Sri Lanka in rustic luxury and authenticity cocooned by pristine savannah & medicinal forests and mist-wrapped mountains. The location of the property lets nature lovers indulge amidst a 30-acre good practice organic farm and learn the art of living in harmony with nature from the Veddas. With the focus on minimising the environmental impact and improving the livelihood of the local communities, the public areas & the tented lodges have b...
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