Surrounded by immense woodlands and natural flowing streams, the Governor's Gangula is a holiday retreat in the historical city of Dambulla where you can head out with family or friends. Luxurious and comfortable deluxe rooms are offered while the entire property is the ideal venue for total relaxation in the midst of nature. Governor's Gangula is also of proximity to some of the island's wildlife parks and historically important cities which still displays its majestic charm.
A short 15 minute drive from the world renowned Dambulla Cave Temple, the Governor's Gangula is located in Dambulla offering a cultural and wildlife experience for holiday goers. The distance from Colombo to Dambulla is about 148km while the drive takes about 4-5 hours. The distance from the historical city of Kandy is approximately 72km while the time taken to travel is about 2 hours. Taxi services are available from the airport while Dambulla is also a transportation hub for the area.
Adorned with charming furnishings and offering superior quality, Governor's Gangula consists of deluxe bedrooms which have been designed to accommodate 2 adults. All rooms have been furnished with eco-friendly concepts while the comfort of the guest has been the focal point in the design. Guestrooms are equipped with a number of modern amenities which include air-conditioning, mini fridge, LCD television, tea or coffee making facilities, queen sized beds, crisp white sheets and an en-suite bathroom with hot and cold water.
The Governor's Gangula comprises of a spacious dining hall where guests can enjoy a feast of culinary delights that are prepared by a well experienced local chef. Guests can order from a wide menu of Sri Lankan, Western as well as a number of fusion dishes while special requests can be made upon prior notice to suit your taste. A number of options such as enjoying meals out on the beautiful lawn, a candle lit dinner under the stars, BBQ dinners as well as picnic meals can be arranged to suit your requirements and mood. The Governor's Gangula also features a spacious living room, an outdoor swimming pool, an open verandah and a beautiful garden.
Some of the historically important attractions which are of proximity to the Governor's Gangula include the Dambulla Cave Temple, the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and the Ritigala Monastery. If you are looking for a more adventure filled holiday, then you are in for a treat since Dambulla offers easy access to some of the best national parks in Sri Lanka. The ones within easy reach include the Minneriya National Park, the Kaudulla National Park and the Wasgamuwa National Park. Interesting and adventurous activities such as hot air balloon rides, elephant rides and catamaran rides can be enjoyed within proximity of Governor's Gangula.