Sri Lanka Hotel bookings / Tour packages


The Fortress

The Fortress is a hotel fashioned in the style of a powerful fortress. The resort’s architecture combines historic Dutch and Portuguese styles with the motifs of Sri Lanka and offers a unique holiday experience. The resort is located next to the beach and its walls enclose verdant gardens and water features, a spa featuring Ayurvedic treatments, a free flow swimming pool, wine cellar, restaurants, boutiques and exquisitely appointed rooms, lofts and residences. Guests may explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Galle Fort or simply head to the beach for a leisurely stroll in the evening.

DiningDelight your taste buds with a symphony of flavors as you savor your way through exquisite dining options offered at The Fortress. Delve into superb culinary creations at our restaurants which offer a vast selection of Sri Lankan and Asian cuisine. At The Fortress, you have the comfort of dining at any location in the hotel that your heart desires. Be it a meal by the swimming pool with your feet skimming the water, or a romantic beach-side dinner under the stars; our staff will be more than happy to comply with your request to give you a unique Destination Dining experience. You may also step into the courtyard and enjoy a private Sri Lankan culinary experience, specially served for an intimate dinner on our perfectly groomed lawns. Guests may also learn to cook the Sri Lankan way under the guidance of our Chef’s expert tutelage. With an à la carte menu available with 24 hour exclusive personalized butler served meals in Fortress Residences, Lofts, Beach Splash and Beach Rooms, dining at the Fortress will truly be a memorable experience.


All guest rooms and suites at The Fortress have been designed to reflect the resort’s colorful 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 décor with contemporary Sri Lankan furnishing, and fashionable soft earth-tone shaded upholstery and cushions.

All resort accommodations are smoke-free and feature spacious open plan bathrooms, full-length mirrors, dual designer sinks and luxury hardwood flooring. All rooms are also equipped with mini cinema size LCD TVs with Bose DVD players, mp3 players and satellite channels.

In-room amenities include a private mini-bar in each room, tea and coffee making facilities, as well as IDD activated telephones. Fortress Residences, Ocean Lofts, Beach Rooms, Beach Splash Rooms and six Ocean Rooms also have the added luxury of a private jacuzzi in each room.

Retreat from reality into the cosy confines of your very own home-away-from-home and surrender to the sublime serenity of the tropics.