A world of luxury and new discoveries await you at The Fortress Resort & Spa. Blending timeless elegance and colonial style design set against the backdrop of Galle Beach and the surrounding area, the resort provides the perfect coastal escape for romance and adventure. World class service, indulgent comforts and eco experiences all in a hotel fashioned in the style of a powerful fortress.
The Fortress Resort and Spa is located in the heart of Koggala, a charismatic fishing town found along the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Rising next to the beach, the resort's walls enclose verdant gardens and water features, a spa featuring Ayurvedic treatments, a freeflow swimming pool, wine cellar, restaurants, boutiques and exquisitely appointed rooms, lofts and residences. The resort's architecture forges historic Dutch and Portuguese styles with the motifs of Sri Lanka to offer a unique resort experience.
Three excellent restaurants serve delicious cuisine in chic surroundings or dine in the comfort and privacy of your room with the 24 hour in-room dining service. There is also the T Lounge - an airy Sri Lankan tea lounge with spectacular sea and garden views, which offers flavours and aromas associated with Colonial Ceylon through tea.
All guest rooms and suites at The Fortress have been designed to reflect the resort's colourful charm and tranquility, allowing guests to relax and unwind in the most stylishly decorated rooms equipped with all the amenities that ensure an experience of absolute comfort. 53 luxurious rooms await you at The Fortress, with full-length French windows, modern residential-style decor with contemporary Sri Lankan furnishing, and fashionable soft earth-tone shaded upholstery and cushions.
With pristine sandy beaches, stunning waterfalls, endless mountain ranges and temperate rainforests, Sri Lanka is truly one of the most beautiful places in the world. Explore countless UNESCO World Heritage Sites, historic places of worship, as well as numerous national sanctuaries and forest reserves.
Experience the crème de la crème of Galle restaurants at The Fortress Resort & Spa. The dining venues are designed to provide not just satisfaction to your taste buds but your eyes as well; for each restaurant comes with stunning views of the Indian Ocean. Succulent seafood, delicious international favourites, exotic local fare and an exquisite selection of wines are all yours to savour!
White - International and authentic contemporary Sri Lankan cuisine
Duo - Romantic and mellow. Excellent wines to complement the exquisite cuisine
Salty Snapper - All day, outdoor seafood venue
T Lounge - Premium handpicked teas and sweet treats
There is plenty to do at The Fortress, which offers a number of activities for everyone. The picturesque setting of exotic colours, the romantic spirit of the ocean's melody, will turn your days at the resort into your own personal fairy tale come true. Discover life's pleasures, together.
Relaxing by the pool is the ideal way for couples to soak in the sunlight and to laze the hours away together. Recline on a comfortable sun bed with a refreshing cold drink in hand while listening to the gentle murmur of the waves crashing onto the shore. Blissfully sink into the warm water of the pool and savour the warmth as it envelopes your skin. Surrender to the sunshine and feel your cares float away as you lie under the sun.
A day at the poolside is the perfect way to relax on a tropical sunny day. The warm waters of the pool and the constant sunny climate present plenty of opportunities for refreshing early-morning laps as well as private late afternoon dips.
A number of cane sun loungers are found next to the pool, allowing guests to bask in the sunshine and catch up on their tan. Beach umbrellas are also available for guests who prefer a bit of shade. Towels, cushions and headrests are provided as well.
Regarded by many as an ideal holiday destination, Koggala is home to some of the most beautiful beaches along the southern coast. Surrounded by stunning reefs and soft golden sand, the beach exudes an atmosphere of absolute peace and tranquility.
Stroll aimlessly along miles of pristine soft sand and create memories that last a lifetime as you both watch the sun disappear into the horizon. Celebrate romance by sharing paradise with the one you love.
Exercise your right to stay in shape by spending a few hours at the resort's fitness centre which features a diverse range of fitness equipment and a steam room. Open 24 hours a day, the fitness centre is equipped with cross-trainers, treadmills, upright bikes, recumbent bikes, multi stations, 6-position FID benches, fold-up Olympic Combo benches, adjustable ab benches and dumbbell racks. Guests may also obtain assistance from personal trainers who are available from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Awaken your inner spirit at the resorts Spa with a wide array of therapies that are designed to rejuvenate and replenish your body and soul. A special bath is offered complimentary along with other water therapies where you can luxuriate in a hot steam bath or lounge in the soothing warmth of the sauna.
Located on the upper floor, Ocean Rooms offer spectacular views across perfectly manicured gardens, the swimming pool and the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean. Enjoy the vast open plan bathroom, split level bedroom and living area, and the high vaulted ceiling. Just slip out of your shoes and explore your room.
Four uniquely designed Beach Splash Rooms are located on the ground floor, offering a panoramic view of the gardens, beach and the Indian Ocean. Decorated in contemporary style, these spacious rooms are equipped with a private indoor plunge pool.
Ocean Lofts are two-storey accommodations with direct views of the Indian Ocean from the balcony and interior of the rooms. Gaze out into the vast expanse of the ocean and cherish every moment you spend here.
This luxurious residence offers a direct view of the beach and ocean. Step into your very own cantilevered infinity edge pool on your balcony and let time float by as you take in the stunning view of the coastline. 24-hour personal butler service included.