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Gala Gala Eco Resort

Beautiful accommodation in Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique

Gala Gala Eco Resort

Nestled in a picturesque indigenous bush just south of Ponta do Ouro, Gala-Gala Eco Resort offers the space and scenery for those who want a tranquil and relaxing holiday. The resort boasts deluxe cabanas for the more discerning visitors, highly popular standard reed cabanas for families or groups and spacious private campsites. Gala-Gala Eco Resort offers a unique holiday experience in Ponta do Ouro; tough to match according to our many loyal returning visitors.

Gala-Gala Eco Resort is an owner managed operation, ensuring personal attention and service. The resort’s many alluring features include a stunning Moroccan style boma/braai area with a splash pool, a cozy, rustic bar and the Blue Zebra café for resident guests to enjoy delicious and interesting food. It boasts a quiet sandy beach just a few minutes walk from the resort as well as amazing butterflies, birdlife and pristine amenities. Ponta do Ouro bay is very fortunate to have regular visits from dolphins and seasonal hump back whales which can all be experienced through our on site scuba diving operator, Blowing Bubbles. Dolphin swims, snorkeling excursions and deep sea fishing can also be arranged at the resort.

A stone’s throw away from the bustling town of Ponta do Ouro, Gala-Gala Eco Resort is a safe quiet and friendly environment to enjoy your holidays all year round.

  • We try to keep the Resort eco-friendly with low noise levels. No quad bikes are allowed. Music is not allowed & low noise levels must be maintained after 10:00pm.
  • We are located in the bush and share our environment with the local creatures, please keep your doors/tents zipped closed and don’t leave food out for the monkeys.
  • The camp is on septic tanks.

Gala Gala Eco Resort – Standard Reed Cabanas

Our 2 sleeper standard reed cabanas are nestled in bushy, tropical gardens (double or twin available). There are electric lights, power, fans and mozzie nets in all standard reed cabanas. They have spacious, spotless shared bathrooms, showers and toilets with fun interesting finishes (there are also en-suite cabanas available). There is a large well equipped communal kitchen for those who want to self-cater which has gas cookers, fridges and all the necessary cooking equipment and utensils. There is a large, social dining area, boma/braai area, splash pool, bar and café offering some unique dining experiences. The standard reed cabanas are ideal for families, friends and social groups.

We suggest you bring –

  • Towels and personal toiletries.
  • Mozzie repellent spray or cream (no candles or coils allowed).
  • A torch.
  • Medium size cooler box for drinks
  • Fire lighters – wood and charcoal can be purchased in the market.
  • Food for those 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 drinks. There are several restaurants in town if you wish to eat out.
  • Reed cabanas have beds, bed linen, mosquito nets and electric lights. The Cabanas also have fans.
  • The communal kitchen is fully equipped with all necessary kitchen items including a gas cookers and fridges. The fridges are shared but if the resort is not full we will try to allocate you your own fridge. Please note that the fridges are primarily for food storage so we ask that you bring a medium size cooler box for your drinks.
  • The kitchen & cabanas are serviced by the staff to keep the dishes washed and the area tidy. If you wish to leave a tip for them at the end of your stay please give it to us and we will pass it on to the staff.

Gala Gala Eco Resort Deluxe Reed Cabanas

Our deluxe cabanas, are set under the cool indigenous trees. We have one 6 sleeper and two 4 sleeper units. Each 4 sleeper unit has a beautifully appointed bedroom, which sleeps 2 people. There is a spacious en-suite 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. An additional reed cabana located adjacent to the main cabana sleeps another 2 people (double or twin share). It has an electric light, mozzie net, fan and power and is ideal for children or additional friends who want to join. The 6 sleeper cabana has 3 bedrooms (all en-suite) with a central lounge and kitchen area. Towels are provided. Kitchens and cabanas are serviced daily. The splash pool area with the bar and café is ideal for those who would like to spoil themselves and choose a catered option for their stay.

Gala Gala Eco Resort – Private Campsites

Gala-Gala Eco Resort offers private campsites which can accommodate up to 12 people. Our campsites are very private as each one is enclosed by a reed fence. Each site has its own bathroom (toilet paper is supplied), outside wash up area, lights and power (SA 3 pin plugs). The sites are grassed and level. Cleaners can be hired for a daily fee. Each site is approximately 12 x 20 metres so they are ideal for families and big groups. Minimum 6 people per campsite in high season. There is a large swimming pool located adjacent to the camp sites with a spacious grass area and braai facilities for picnics.

We suggest you bring:

  • All necessary camping equipment including tents, braais, cookers, fridge/freezer.
  • Mozzie repellent spray or cream.
  • Fan in summer season.
  • Fire lighters – wood and charcoal can be purchased at the market.
  • Food – there is a local market, supermarket, bottle store and bakery in town so most things are available locally but we recommend you bring your own food and drinks. There are several restaurants in town if you wish to eat out.
  • We do not allow fires to be made on the ground.
  • The reed cabana part of our resort has separate facilities from the camp sites which are exclusively for clients staying in the reed cabanas section. This includes the kitchens, bathrooms, braai facilities and splash pool area. Please respect the privacy of the other clients staying with us.

Gala Gala Eco Resort – Standard Reed Cabanas

(per cabana per night) Low Season High Season Peak Season
2 Sleeper Std Reed Cabanas R700.00 R800.00 N/A
Single occupancy R450.00 R800.00 N/A
2 Sleeper Std Reed Cabanas (en-suite) R900.00 R1,000.00 N/A
Single occupancy (en-suite) R600.00 N/A N/A

Gala Gala Eco Resort Deluxe Reed Cabanas

(per cabana per night) Low Season High Season Peak Season
2 Sleeper Deluxe Reed Cabana R1,200.00 R1,400.00 N/A
Single occupancy: R750.00 R1,400.00 N/A
4 Sleeper Deluxe Reed Cabana R1,800.00 R2,000.00 N/A
6 Sleeper Deluxe Reed Cabana R2,700.00 R3,200.00 N/A

Gala Gala Eco Resort – Private Campsites

(Camp Sites – Private ) Low Season High Season Peak Season
per person per night R175.00 N/A N/A
per person per night (min. 6 people) N/A R210.00 N/A
per person per night (persons 7 – 10) N/A R180.00 N/A
per child under 12 years per night N/A R90.00 N/A

GPS co-ordinates: S26� 51′ 07.2″ E32� 53′ 19


    Enjoy excellent meals in a relaxed setting within our restaurant dining area.. Breakfast and Dinner are served for the convenience of our guests. Meals must be requested in advance.

    Our breakfasts cater for all our guests needs whether it be fresh fruit and yogurt or a wholesome plate of eggs, bacon, sausages and potato fritters as well as fresh bread from the local market.

    Sapphire Sands

    Our Sapphire Sands Venue is the perfect location for your special wedding day or private celebration with friends and family

    Our food is prepared with the intention of offering you that unforgettable dining experience.

    The perfect setting with excellent views for any occasion.

    Blue Zebra Bar

    Our Blue Zebra bar is the perfect setting to unwind and enjoy that sun-downer within our tranquil surroundings. The bar is adjacent to our pool and makes for the perfect opportunity to drink some icy beers or to sip a local R&R on those hot summer days. Beverages are cold but you will need to serve yourself in this “honesty bar”.

    Pool Area

    Cool down in our pool area or simply take time out to use our outdoor couches and seating areas in the perfect setting to unwind and relax.

    Communal Braai Area

    Our communal braai area is perfectly positioned near the pool, and accommodates guests who wish to spend the evening socializing with friends and family.

    Communal Kitchen

    The communal kitchen is equipped with fridges and most basic amenities to ensure your self catering needs are taken care of. In addition our communal eating area is conveniently situated next to the kitchen.

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    Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique


    R 700.00 per unit per night   

    Other Season rates apply

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