Luxury Gal Oya Lodge vacations

Gal Oya Lodge

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Explore the Sri Lankan wilderness and stay in a luxury resort in one of the least visited parts of the country. Spread out over 20 acres of private land, you’ll be staying in jungle surrounded by great natural beauty. You can even visit the Vedda tribe, one of the last forest-dwelling communities in Sri Lanka. If you’d like to reconnect with the natural world, Gal Oya Lodge is a great place to start.

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  • One of the most secluded parts of Sri Lanka
  • Set out on a boat safari in Gal Oya National Park
  • Meet a local tribe

Whilst the legal situation for LGBTQ+ people in Sri Lanka is less than ideal, travellers to the country will find a different reality as the majority of resorts and hotels provide safe haven for foreign queer people. Whilst some discretion is advised, Sri Lanka is an incredibly popular gay travel destination.


The Bungalow Bedrooms are located in the forest. They have floor to ceiling windows and they open onto your own private verandah. Each one is 800 sq. ft. and fitted with a separate living room, a built in king sized bed and an alfresco bathroom.

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The centrepiece of The Villa is a large open plan living room that connects the two bedrooms. Both bedrooms come with their own wraparound veranda overlooking the exquisite landscapes. Ideal for families or those seeking a more luxurious setting.

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Gal Oya National Park surrounds Sri Lanka’s biggest inland body of water, Senanayake Samudraya Lake. The lake is surrounded by 25,000 hectares of forest and savannahs. You’ll see a lot of wildlife here, including swimming elephants!

It’s best experienced on a boat safari. We can tailor the perfect jungle experience depending on your interests – from hiking to cooking classes.

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Our Experts

Luke Matthewman

Luke Matthewman

Luxury Travel Expert

"We never get tired of sending clients to Sri Lanka, and there's something new to discover every time. For me, Anuradhapura is always a must-visit because of the sheer volume of cultural treasures. "

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Dionne Charles

Dionne Charles

Luxury Travel Expert

"Sri Lanka is the ideal place to pair with a trip to the Maldives, offering a dose of cultural stimulation following a sumptuous Maldivian escape. There's also a bounty of luxury properties in Sri Lanka. "

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We want to ensure you have the best experience with us so we’ll keep working on your itinerary until perfect. You will have your own personal dedicated member of our team who will help build the perfect trip for you.

Call our travel experts on +44 (0)20 7157 1570

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We pride ourselves in the number of clients that are referred to us by our existing customers. Our 5* Trustpilot rating is important to us, so we encourage you to browse our reviews. They speak for themselves and that's why you are in safe hands.

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To start planning your trip, please call us or complete the enquiry form and one of our team of experts will contact you as soon as possible for an initial consultation to discuss your travel plans in more detail.

All the prices on our website do not include flights. We can, of course, arrange them for you.

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