‘Historic Hotel In UNESCO World Heritage Site’
Amangalla is nestled in a 400 year old UNESCO World Heritage Site. Originally built in 1684 and converted in to a hotel in 1863, Amangalla still retains a provincial, boutique ambiance that harks back to an early Dutch era. The accommodation is stylish and elegant, with strong wood features – some of which is original antique furniture. Each room offers a plush four-poster king size bed, while there are two dining facilities and an indulgent spa with a range of stimulating treatments designed to reinvigorate the body and mind.
In Our Opinion
‘This mesmerising hotel is brilliantly positioned to take advantage of its surrounding majesty, from the Dutch Fort and the Court Square to the town hall, otherwise known as the Kacheri.'
The suites and bedrooms at Amangalla are decorated tastefully in a colonial style with antique furnishings and polished Burma teak floorboards.
Located adjacent to Amangalla’s reception, the Bedroom is located on the ground level of the Middle Street Wing, overlooking the gardens or the Groote Kerk. The bedroom is joined by a sitting room and a spacious bathroom.
The French windows of these rooms open directly to the gardens.
Elegant and provincial with a strong wood feature that runs throughout the abode, these Chamber residences function on an open plan premise with a stunning bedroom and bathroom.
These rooms feature a bathroom with freestanding bathtub and lead out to a private balcony or porch.
There are seven suites at Amangalla, six of them overlook Church Street Wing and one over Middle Street Wing. The residence offers a stately ambiance with polished teak floors dating over 300 years and some original furnishings dating back to 1863. Lie in comfort on your plush, four-poster king size bed, or lie on the chaise longue in style.
The Amangalla Suite consists of two stately bedrooms, both with ensuite facilities. The suite is accessed via an atrium, which opens up on to the first bedroom. The master bedroom is reached through the living room. Both bedrooms are generously proportioned, with large shutter windows overlooking Middle Street and the resort gardens.
This two storey Garden House offers treetop views and refurbished antique furniture. Connected by an internal stairway, the residence features a spacious bathroom and a plush bedroom downstairs, while a daybed and banquette awaits upstairs. There is an abundance of light which illuminates this desirable house, revealing the exquisite wood work and graceful layout. Other facilities also include a pantry serviced by a private butler.
Amangalla is located roughly two hours away from Bandaranaike International Airport, to the south position of Sri Lanka in a small Dutch Fort – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Guests can choose to travel from Bandaranaike International Airport via car, which takes roughly 2 hours, or air taxi service to Koggala which takes forty five minutes for a fee. Amangalla will then provide complimentary travel to and from Koggala complimentary.
• Galle centre – 2 miles
• Kogalla Airport – 9 miles
• Polhena Beach – 27 miles
• Weherahena Buddhist Temple – 30 miles
• Bandaranaike International Airport – 96 miles