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Galapita Eco Lodge

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love luxury eco lodges and this one is close to being the very best of its kind. Amazing location, serene, VERY tasty local food being prepared in traditional ways, well thought-through with lots of great details (such as small statues all around the place), peaceful, friendly... We travelled with a 2-year old and a baby, so we knew in...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very calm and relax. and we had their dinner and breakfast , food was nice, i will try to go there again this year.there are cats and dogs outside but no need to worry about them.. good place.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed there with a bunch of my friends. Its a place which nicely blend with the nature and It's one of the best places if you want to spend a holiday for relaxation and refresh your mind. When I went there, dusk had fallen and our cabins were decorated with dim lights and nicely placed antiques which gave me...

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1Thank Chamath H
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This place is magnificent!. It's so peaceful and booming with nature , beautiful birds and butterflies ,this place one of a kind and the service was excellent, very friendly and accommodating . Would definitely go back .

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is hands down my most favorite place on the island. I have pretty much travelled around the entire island but something about Galapita Rocks still takes my breath away & I keep coming back. Stunning secluded location with open rooms and amazing Sri Lankan food. It's just the most romantic spot for couples! I also went there with a...

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We just have a fantastic lunch!! The place have a really interesting vibes, full of romantic details and good Local art! The pictures on TA dosnt make a proper idea about the place. It need to look after it a bit more, but it was great! They grow all the vegis and everything it is carefully recollected to cook and...

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Thank Troi M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We've been to many places around Sri Lanka but this mesmerizing place comes to the top of the list.It was magical.Price is fair,Kind and very helpful staff who helped us for our 3 days stay.It was really lovely,amazing and peaceful..The NATURE and it's divine beauty . this is a "MUST-GO" guys.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I love places in forest in nature which are reasonable in price. In Sri Lanka dry zone Galpita is hard to beat.On the bund of Manik Ganga(River) on a rock isolated from other human settlements. Beautifully designed artistic.1/2 hour to Katargama and Yala .The road is amazing saw 12 wild elephants in 11 locations a sambur , wild boar ,and...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Beautiful tranquil place in an idyllic setting perched on a rock above a river. So tastefully decorated with Sri Lankan antiques and the best authentic Sri Lankan food we've tasted on our month long holiday. All cooked on an open fire by an old Sri Lankan cook and not a trained chef thank goodness. The staff were fabulous and the...

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

I've never felt at peace so quickly as I did at Galapitta, time immediately stopped and all that was left was the amazing scenery that surrounds the property. The rickety bridge over the river is the induction to what you know is then going to be a wild escape fro reality into a place of amazing energy and beauty. The...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
GalapitaRocks straddles the mystic gem river which runs through the wild and untamed south east of Sri Lanka.The four riverbank suites - each with its own unique character, offer luxury in its most earthly guise. The gardens feature patches of forest, open vistas, a lake, an assortment of wildlife and a sprinkling of pavilions and lounges at which one could get a massage, practice your yoga, be social, lazy or curious.The kitchen’s repertoire is decidedly local/traditional with a few international options on offer.A trip to the beach, kataragama, yala national park, the mountains or Mattala International airport is all fall within a 1 to 2 hr drive from here. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galapita Eco Lodge

Address: Valliamma Ara 31st Km post | Kataragama, Buttala 91100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Buttala
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Galapita Eco Hotel Buttala
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“We stayed in cat's eye, which was great overlooking the bend of the river”
 of 5 bubbles cathadk, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The room with the POND is lovely”
 of 5 bubbles anjanarocherf, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cats Eye and the room at other end”
 of 5 bubbles dulan293962, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request Cats Eye room.”
 of 5 bubbles Buffal087, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for more details on each room because each has their own unique advanage”
 of 5 bubbles 323juliang, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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