The Fortress Resort and Spa

Location: Southern & Southwest Coast | Sri Lanka

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Set around a large verdant courtyard, the Fortress Resort and Spa is a seaside oasis overlooking the magnificent Galle coastline. Located at the foot of the historic town of Koggala, this beachside resort invites you to relax in its manicured gardens and hidden hammocks, while marvelling at the Indian Ocean overhead.
Perfect forStyle conscious couples looking for a stylish beach retreat.
In the knowDon’t miss the special Sri Lankan buffet night, held once a week at the resort.

Recommended for...

  • Beach
  • Boutique Hotel
  • Honeymoon
  • Chic Design

Hotel Overview


The Golden South Coast, near the historic city of Galle.

Rooms at The Fortress Resort and Spa

Every room at The Fortress has a private courtyard or terrace offering views into the lush tropical gardens or toward the magnificent coastline. For complete luxury, the extravagant Fortress Residences offer their own cantilevered infinity pool and a 24 hour butler service.

Food and Facilities

The Fortress’ signature restaurant, Pepper, offers an authentic Sri Lankan experience, with a show kitchen for watching the master chefs at work. Alternatively, get your caffeine fix at the T Lounge - where you’ll also learn about Sri Lanka’s historic Tea industry; or kick back with a late night cocktail at the Sea Lounge for a tasty beachside Bellini.

Activities at The Fortress Resort and Spa

The diverse rainforest of the Kottawa Reserve provides a chance to explore the world beneath the canopy, while the nearby Mirissa Water sports centre offers leisurely coastal cruises, sports fishing and seasonal whale watching. Alternatively, choose the more leisurely option and devote your time to lazing under a palm tree on that glorious beach overhead.

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