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The entrance.1st bungalow siting area.
Private room in chalet



3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath


TAILOR MADE DISCOUNTED SPECIAL OFFERS FOR THE MONTHS OF MAY, JUNE, SEPT, OCT AND NOV 2018 .... ... depending on the length of the stay ... whether you are single, a couple ... family or a group of friends :)

2 Forest Lodges nestled in the centre of the "Cultural Triangle" and 3 Wildlife Parks.
Habarana is on the main road to Trincomalee, Passikudha, Batticaloa, Arugambay & Kandy.


Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Free parking on premises

House Rules

Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check out by 10AM

16 Reviews

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Katie User Profile
August 2017
This secluded lodge is absolutely beautiful and peaceful hidden away in the jungle. You can easily do day trips to surrounding towns and sites, and Maulie will organise anything you need - we did a day trip to Pollonuwara in a tuk yuk and had the best driver!

Kelley User Profile
November 2016
A lovely peaceful retreat - fall asleep and wake up to the sound of the forest. Super food though expensive - it should be included in the price, especially as there is nowhere viable to eat nearby. Definitely go for a kayak on the tank !
Maulie User Profile
Response from Maulie:
Dear Kelley, Thank you so much for your review. We have mentioned price for lunch and dinner in the description column - US$10 per meal per person. Breakfast is included in the price. Best regards, Maulie.
November 2016

Gill User Profile
July 2016
This is a rare and beautiful place! A chance to experience the real Dry Zone. Thank you to Mualie and her staff for not only making us welcome and comfortable but also being so informative about the local wildlife and environment. The lodge itself is a fascinating build and will …

Danielle User Profile
February 2018
It was an amazing experience for us staying at Maulie’s lodge. The rooms are beautiful and so is the scenery. There was some difficulty with communication during a dinner meal that resulted in us eating milk curd in a curry (we are both vegan). We were a little disappointed there…
Maulie User Profile
Response from Maulie:
Dear Danielle, I'm sorry for the miscommunication about the coconut chutney. We have made both of you a separate coconut chutney without curd. But without realizing it you have had both. I'm sorry that the staff did not communicate properly. Regards, Maulie.
February 2018

Vicky User Profile
January 2017
The treehouse is a very unique location and much bigger than I expected. There are two lodges with 3 rooms. We stayed in the ground floor of one which is ideal for those who might be worried about pests as we had walls all the way around the room albeit large gaps between those a…

Chuck And Sue User Profile
Chuck And Sue
February 2016
From the moment we stepped out of our tuk tuk, Maulie and her incredible staff went outof their way to make us comfortable. Weerasingh is a fine chef that can be compared to any international gourmet chef. His dishes are truly remarkable. And the presentation is just beautiful. …

Jutta User Profile
January 2016
The resort is a very especially place to stay. Only the noise of nature is surrounding you. Maulie is a vier helpfull and nice host. The room and hold resort is cost and in a real pretty style designed. Hope to stay a second time in my life. Thank you Maulie & only the best Jutt…

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Sri LankaJoined in September 2012
Maulie User Profile
314 Reviews
Maulie is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am the owner of Galkadawala Forest Lodge. After 25 years in the rat race, started what I always wanted to do .... a Lodge in the wilderness where one can enjoy nature as it is. I enjoy it very much, especially hosting others who wants to experience it. I love their company!
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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