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The Fortress, Galle  

7 nights Bed & Breakfast from £989 per Person Including Flights week commencing 17th Apr 2017 from Gatwick

  • Included:
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Overview

Located on the golden southern coast of Sri Lanka, The Fortress is minutes away from Sri Lanka’s most historically interesting living city, Galle. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, it is the perfect destination for a relaxing stay.

The architecture of The Fortress is styled after Galle’s famed Dutch Fort. Naturally modern design forges historic Dutch and Portuguese styles with Sri Lankan motifs, innovative architecture and designer amenities. Rising next to the seaside, the resort’s walls enclose verdant gardens sheltering hammocks, day beds and stunning water features. All of the 53 ’naturally modern’ guest rooms feature 7ft by 7ft super king beds, open plan bathrooms, and state-of-the-art entertainment systems with plasma screens, Bose DVD players and surround sound. The resorts Spa Naturel offers a range of international and ayurvedic therapies, beauty treatments.

Transfer time is just 2.5 hours from Colombo Airport.

Further reading: The Fortress is featured in our guide to the top 10 spa hotels in the Indian Ocean.

Details

  • 53 rooms
  • All are designed with either private courtyards or balconies, with views onto the magnificent gardens, water features or golden beaches lapped by the Indian Ocean.
  • The Fortress Rooms feature a super king bed dressed in Egyptian cotton and an open plan bathroom with rainfall shower and bath. Rooms open out onto your own courtyard or garden balcony. A cutting-edge entertainment system and designer fittings include LCD screen, Bose DVD and sound system, air-conditioning, overhead fan, private bar, day bed, in-room safe and direct dial telephone.
  • Ocean Rooms are located on the upper floor of The Fortress. Views are into the gardens, beach and Indian Ocean beyond. Highlights of these rooms include the open plan bathroom with large bath and split-level living area.
  • Beach rooms are located on the ground floor with views into the gardens, beach and the Indian Ocean beyond. A highlight of these rooms are the jacuzzi baths and magnificent views
  • Ocean lofts are split-level rooms that create a one-of-a-kind experience on each of their two separate floors. Guests enter into an oversized living room with indoor plunge pool, inviting day bed, LCD and Bose DVD sound system. The upper floor houses the bedroom, showcasing a designer bed adorned in soft Egyptian cotton and a sumptuous day bed. The stunning upstairs bathroom features both rainfall and wall showers.
  • The Fortress Residences are both on the upper floor of The Fortress and each feature two bedrooms and outdoor dining deck. Each offers guests astounding experiences, with a private infinity edge pool to enjoy magnificent views of the coastline. Guests staying in these residences are pampered by their 24-hour personal butler, catering to their every whim.

 

  • Spa with Ayurvedic centre
  • Yoga pavilion
  • Fully-equipped gymnasium
  • SCUBA diving - PADI certified, offered off-site
  • Water sports centre nearby
  • Business centre and meeting rooms
  • Boutiques
  • Bicycles for hire
  • Art gallery featuring local artists
  • Wedding Pavilion
  • Turtle hatchery
  • CD & DVD library
  • Take a course of treatments at the spa - ayuveda is a speciality
  • Visit nearby Galle - a delightful colonial walled city
  • Take an excursion into the fascinating Sri Lankan hinterland
  • A range of activities are available such as pool games, chess, bingo, cards, scrabble and billiards
  • Babysitting services available upon request
  • High-Chairs are available in all restaurants
  • Baby Cribs are available in rooms upon request
  • Free flowing swimming pool
  • Set on Koggala beach
  • ‘Pepper’, the central dining venue at The Fortress, offers light, flavourful international cuisine and authentic Sri Lankan specialties.
  • Duo, a glass cave bringing together wine and fine food in a breathtaking setting. An exciting and indulgent wining and dining venu
  • Set in the lush Fortress gardens, Heat serves hot creations from the wood-fired pizza oven.
  • ‘T’ is an authentic experience where you will discover the various flavours of Sri Lankan tea.
  • The Sea Lounge is perfect for celebrating with a funky tea-influenced cocktail while surrounded by glistening lights and a starry night sky.
  • Destination Dining is a private dining experience in secluded areas of the gardens within the walls of The Fortress or on the golden sands of the beach.
  • Twenty-four hour in-room dining is available for guests wanting to indulge within the intimate settings of their room, loft or residence.

The All Inclusive package includes:

  • Buffet breakfast.
  • Four course set menu or a-la-carte lunch and dinner.
  • Selected premium & standard brands of spirts, unlimited selection of local spirits, beers, soft drinks & bottled water from 11am to 11pm.
  • Selected international wines & sparkling wines.
  •  Afternoon high tea served at the Butlers Lounge.
  • Free daily sundown cocktail.
  • Free entry to cultural show.
  • Free farewell destination dinner.
  • Complimentary DVD movies available throughout the stay.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the resort.
  • Complimentary yoga and stretching classes, water aerobic classes, access to the sauna & steam room throughout your stay.

Honeymooners will receive:

  • 50% discount on bride room rate.
  • Fruit indulgence platter.
  • Champagne cocktail on arrival.
  • Spa voucher of £50 per couple, per stay.

Offer valid when staying for a minimum of 4 consecutive nights and when providing a valid Wedding Certificate or copy upon booking and arrival.

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