Welcome to Gala-Gala Eco Resort. The word Gala-Gala means Gecko in the local dialect. The bush surroundings we enjoy are teaming with many Geckos so this was the inspiration for our name. The biodiversity of the area in and around the resort is extensive with an impressive variety of birds, butterflies and other indigenous & interesting wildlife.
Gala-Gala Eco Resort offers both the tranquil space for those who want to be away from the busy village, and a large number of activities for those looking for an active and exciting holiday. The resort offers different choices of accommodation from deluxe private ensuite cabanas, standard reed cabana perfect for families and groups to private camp sites with their own bathrooms. Gala-Gala offers a unique holiday experience difficult to match according to our many loyal returning visitors. The barefoot luxury & personal attention and service creates a space ideal for disconnecting from the rat race and relaxing. With many alluring features, it boasts a quiet sandy beach a short walk from the resort, Blowing Bubbles Diving dive centre on site, nature trails, amazing birds & Butterflies and pristine amenities. Only 1km from the markets of Ponta d Ouro you are treated to easy access to the vibe of the village but then you can retreat to the quiet of our resort to relax and unwind
Deluxe Private Cabanas
Our deluxe cabanas, which are all private, are set under the cool indigenous trees. We have one 2 sleeper and two 4 sleeper units. Each unit has a beautifully appointed bedroom, which sleeps 2 people. There is a spacious ensuite bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen and a dining and braai area in front of each unit. Your unit also comes with a hammock, fan, mozzie net, plug points & electric lights. The 4 sleeper deluxe cabanas have an additional tent located adjacent to the cabanas which has 2 single beds and electric light, it is ideal for children or additional friends who want to join.
Our Reed Cabanas are nestled discretely in the bushy, topical surrounding. We have 2 and 4 sleeper reed cabanas, the 2 sleepers can be double or twin share & the 4 sleepers are 4 single beds. There is electric light, power points, mozzie nets and fans in each standard reed cabana. They have spacious, spotless communal bathrooms, showers and toilets with fun interesting finishes. There is a large well equipped communal kitchen which has gas cookers, fridges and all the necessary cooking equipment and utensils. There is a large, social dining area, boma/braai area and splash pool. The reed cabanas are ideal for families, friends and social groups.
To make your stay with us more comfortable we suggest you bring:
-Personal toiletries & towels.
-Mozzie repellent spray or cream (no candles or coils allowed).
-Medium size cooler box for drinks
-Fire lighters – wood and charcoal can be purchased in the market.
-Food if you are self-catering – there is a local market, bottle store, butcher and bakery in town so most things are available locally but we tend to recommend you bring your own food and limited drinks. There are several restaurants in town if you wish to eat out.
Please note a few things about our resort & facilities:
-The kitchens are fully equipped with all necessary kitchen items including a gas cooker and a fridge (no microwaves)
-The resort supplies a braai for your use.
-The kitchen & cabanas are serviced by the staff daily.
-We try to keep the Resort eco-friendly with low noise levels. No quad bikes are allowed to drive around the property and must be parked at the gate. Music is not allowed & low noise levels must be maintained at all time with no noise after 10:00pm or before 7:00am.
-The water is crystal clean and can be drunk from the taps.
-The resort is on septic tanks please be careful when using the toilet facilities.
-The water supply is via and electric pump. In the unusual event of a power failure there is no water supply however we do have a generator for limited water supply use and will put this on when required.