The Fortress a modern and luxury 53 room boutique resort is located on the Southern shores of Sri Lanka, minutes away from the historic city of Galle. It has been styled after Galle’s powerful ancient Dutch Fort, blending the country’s Dutch and Portuguese influences with Sri Lankan motifs and indigenous furnishings to echo the historic days of Old Ceylon. This has been artfully and sensitively fused with innovative architecture, high design features, state-of-the-art technology, sensual living spaces with naturally modern design, and incredible gastronomic experiences, to a stunning effect.
The resort features six distinct styles of guest rooms and residences providing a total of 53 rooms, each creating sensual living spaces with a naturally modern twist. Each room has been designed with either private courtyards or balconies which commands a stunning sea or garden view.
These stylish well appointed guest rooms include the Fortress Rooms, Ocean Rooms, Beach Rooms, Beach Splash Rooms, Loft Rooms – a split level room with its own private pool, and Fortress Residence (Suites) – each featuring two bedrooms and outdoor dining deck and a private cantilevered infinity edge pool to enjoy the magnificent views of the coastline. A 24 hour personalized butler service is also provided to guests staying in the Fortress Residence to cater to their every requirement.
All these rooms feature 7ft by 7ft super king beds, open plan bathrooms, iPods, world class entertainment systems with LCD screens and BOSE DVD players, and surround systems.
The best in culinary delights are served daily at the three conventional restaurants Pepper & Heat which offer everything from international and Sri Lankan cuisine to wood-fired pizzas, and Duo (Surf & Turf) for Fine Dining.
The Pepper Restaurant features a show kitchen, which allows guests to witness the arts of the Asian kitchen, spice preparation, cooking methods and flair of Sri Lankan cuisine. Modern international fare is also available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Seating capacity – 25 pax
The Heat is a relaxed dining area on the terrace and Al frescoe on Pool Deck under the cascading trees, serving “Cuisine around the world” and savoury creations from the wood-fired pizza oven. Seating capacity – 60 pax
Duo (Surf & Turf) with a Wine Cellar offers Fine Dining in a glass cave where even the cutlery and crockery are made of glass, and aims to celebrate the experience of wine through the ages, bringing together wine and fine food in a breathtaking setting. This is an ideal venue to celebrate a special occasion, or surprise your partner with a romantic dinner. An exciting and indulgent wining and dining venue
The hotel also features a ‘T' Lounge – a venue dedicated to enjoying Sri Lankan tea. It is an open-plan, airy Sri Lankan lounge with spectacular sea and garden views, and a central preparation area, where guests can watch and learn
Sea Lounge is the main and Lounge Bar – Funky décor with hanging chairs with Music and PIANO BAR with relaxed comfortable environment for the guest.
Spa Naturel with Ayurveda Centre offers a range of international and ayurvedic therapies, beauty treatments. Before and after treatments, guests can indulge in complimentary 'Sublime' water therapies which include a sauna, steam and hydro-bath.
The fully equipped gymnasium, keep up your regular work-out routine. The state-of-the-art equipment will help you feel as pristine as your surroundings. For advice on your fitness program, consult our Fitness Coach who will draw up your personal fitness program to suit your liking.
Then we have the Yoga Pavillion where comprehensive fitness programmes are available. The deep calm of yoga.energising circuit training. Gentle stretch classes, the satisfaction of body sculpting and the one-on-one attention of a personal trainer.
- Free wifi
- Free Breakfast
- Parking available
- In-room accessibility