Galle

Our recommendation

The Fortress

The Fortress is a luxury boutique hotel with contemporary designs and excellent standards. The hotel is managed by the world-renowned Per Aquum Resorts & Spas, a group most famous for their luxurious properties in the Maldives and Seychelles.

Amangalla

Amangalle is an old, colonial, luxury building located within the 17th century Dutch Fort. It offers the highest possible luxury in intimate, interesting and historic surroundings. It is furnished with antiques that give it a rustic charm and warmth.

Kahanda Kanda

Kahanda Kanda is a luxury, blissfully relaxing boutique hotel hidden in the hills above Galle. Amidst a working tea estate which slopes down to the Koggala Lake at one end, this stylish villa was built in 2000 and is now an award winning hotel.

Galle Fort Hotel

Galle Fort Hotel is a luxury, beautifully restored 17th century villa located right in the heart of the historic Dutch Fort. With nine suites, four garden rooms, wellness spa and a world-class restaurant, Galle Fort Hotel will indulge your every need.

Illuketia

Illuketia, set in a 10-acre estate, is one of the finest plantation houses in Sri Lanka. It offers a rural charm, yet with a luxury feel. The lush and colorful gardens, pathways and waterways relax your mind and nourish your soul. A hidden gem!

Budget

Cantaloupe Aqua

Cantaloupe Aqua is a boutique hotel with a youthful and energetic exuberance, renowned for its beach parties. The stylish hotel has 16 bedrooms with spectacular sea views. The atmosphere is informal and fun.

Lady Hill Hotel

Lady Hill was originally built over a hundred years ago as a Vicarage of the Church of England. This restored colonial building still retains its old world charm. Perched atop a hill, you have scenic views of the town, tea plantations and ocean.

New Old Dutch House

New Old Dutch House is a modern house with 4 bedrooms located within the Galle Fort. It offers the best location to explore Galle, with a 5-minute walk to the beach and modern amenities and facilities at good value.

Rockside Cabanas Hotel

Rockside Cabanas offers good-sized wooden cabins, equipped with beds, balconies and bathrooms. It offers a refreshing simple twist in contrast to a typical hotel. An idyllic way to relax with the sun, sand and sea!

Fort Bliss Villa

Fort Bliss is a refurbished colonial-period house located within Galle Dutch Fort. Situated at the edge of the ramparts, it consists of 4 spacious bedrooms and the sea views from the second floor are spectacular.