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Galkadawalla Forest Lodge, Galkadawala, Palugaswewa, Habarana, Sri Lanka.

+94 (0) 773 732 855

maulie.de.saram@gmail.com.

 
PROMOTIONS
First Bungalow

Designed to resemble an Elephant watch hut -

a tree house, commonly used by the farmers of the rural Dry Zone to keep away the elephants from their crop.  Sustainably built with clay and brick walls, reused timber and cable-trunking. The ground floor comprises living/ lounge area and a more traditional bed room, with an en suite bathroom. The 1st floor contains two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. Which opens out to the 2nd floor deck with a view of the tank ( lake) and the surrounding forest. 

 
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THE ROOMS
 

First Bungalow has 3 Double / Twin / Triple rooms.  Out of which the ground floor room and one of the 1 floor rooms can be converted to a family room too.

  • Bed rooms are with attached bathrooms for each. 

  • The bungalow has electricity, WiFi facilities, and hot water.

 
 
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Second Bungalow

For additional guests a new residential node, of rough-hewn logs and re-cycled material, straddles the meandering lengths of water on boulders, stubs and columns created in the "Tampita Vihare" (temple) or "Ambalama" (resting place) tradition. The ground floor of this unit is composed of a series of different levels, with wide decks under cover or others open to the sky. The decks have been fabricated with the remains of the re-cycled cable-trunking used previously. The ground floor comprises living/lounge/dinning and pantry areas with open decks as an option for outside dinning on moon-lit nights. The first floor contains two bedrooms with attached toilets and a common balcony with distant views of the village tank (lake) through a dappled world of branches and flowers.

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THE ROOMS
 

Second Bungalow has 2 family rooms which can be made into a double / twin / triple rooms too.

  • Bed rooms are with attached bathrooms for each.

  • The bungalow has electricity, WiFi facilities, and hot water.