Amangalla, Galle, Sri Lanka

Overflowing with colonial landmarks, in the heart of a 17th century Dutch fort, rests a peaceful, and immaculately restored historic hotel, Amangalla. Galle Fort, recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, houses the most charming and characteristic buildings in the ancient trading port of Galle. In the 19th century horse drawn carriages delivered parasol-bearing gentry to the famous doors of the, then New Oriental Hotel. Today, the hotel portrays the complex patina of its past in an exemplary setting, surrounded by the rich colonial tapestry of Sri Lanka’s exceptional Dutch fortress.

Location and Transfers

Amangalla provides a tranquil and period styled base from which to explore Galle Fort and Galle, the capital of the Southern Province.
Car transfer from Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport to Amangalla takes about 2 hours 30 minutes. Daily scheduled sea plane transfers are available through Sri Lankan Airlines.

Accommodation

Bedrooms – 7 bedrooms are located adjacent to Amangalla’s reception, on the ground level of the Middle Street Wing. Views are either overlooking the garden or the nearby historic Groote Kerk (Great Church). The bedroom and separate bathroom are similar in size with furnishings including a twin or king-size four-poster bed, writing desk, dining table, pettagama chest and a spacious bathroom.
3 bedrooms are set within the property’s gardens. French windows and doors open onto the garden entrance of each room. The bedrooms offer a combined sitting and sleeping area but are otherwise similar to the those located adjacent to Amangalla’s reception.
6 chambers are located within the Church Street Wing and face the Fort ramparts. The entrance leads into the open plan room, featuring a bathroom, bedroom and a separate sitting area.
4 Garden Wing Chambers, three with balconies and one with a twin porch – all over-looking the treetops of the resort garden. The large rooms feature the same furnishings as the chambers in the Church Street Wing, these have the addition of either antiques or reproduction furniture

Suites – 
there are 8 suites, of which 6 are located in the Church Street Wing and 2 in the Middle Street Wing. The Suites look onto Para-rubber trees, the ramparts of the Fort and the harbour, or the mature well-tended tropical gardens. The spacious Suites feature the original polished teak floorboards, separate bedroom and lounge area and a bathroom. The furniture in the suites is either a property original or careful reproduction

The garden house – 
situated within the resort gardens, this two-storey house features a private terrace and balcony offering leafy, treetop views. The original, antique furniture of the house has been restored. The property boasts a sitting room, separate bedroom, a spacious bathroom and an internal stairway which rises from the sitting room to the upper level, featuring a daybed and banquette. Other facilities include a pantry serviced by a private butler

Dining

The Zaal – the Great Hall, as it was known in Dutch times, provides light meals and snacks in the morning and afternoon tea is served daily

The Veranda – the ideal place to escape the heat of the day, enjoy a tall drink and watch the world pass by

The Dining Room – provides an intimate setting for dining with a colonial accent. The Dining The Dining Room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and provides a choice of traditional Sri Lankan curry and home-cooked dishes

Facilities and Activities

The Baths (Amangalla Spa)
Yoga and meditation are available in the Yoga and Meditation Pavilion
Barber shop and salon
Swimming pool
Library
Sightseeing
Whale watching

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