The Fortress, Galle, Sri Lanka
The Fortress is a fusion of contemporary chic and five-star luxury. It stands by Koggala beach, its great walls enveloping a host of facilities such as a garden with water features, a Sri Lankan tea room, the Aquum Spa with its choice of Ayurvedic or international therapies, a yoga pavilion, gym, free-flow swimming pool, pool side pizzeria, bars and a wine cellar. There are five distinct styles of accommodation that overlook the garden or the sea providing a total of 49 rooms and two suites. Features include the latest in entertainment systems, day beds and hammocks. The dining options range from authentic Sri Lankan dishes to international cuisine with a stunning choice of wines.
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Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Your guide will take you into the walled area of the town which consists of narrow streets lined with European style buildings, traditional churches and small shops selling lace and jewelery.
Sri Lanka is becoming one of the most successful places to see both Blue and Sperm Whales, which can be found off the island's southern coast.