Sri Lanka

The Fortress

'Boutique Beachside Resort''

Located against the backdrop of Galle beach, The Fortress Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive boutique resort with views of the Indian Ocean. A range of rooms are outfitted with modern amenities and the latest technologies and a choice of direct beach access or a garden location. There are a variety of leisure activities such as a selection of land and water sports, a large swimming pool overlooking the beach and a spa. A choice of four restaurants offers a vast selection of Sri Lankan and Asian cuisine.

In Our Opinion

‘Brilliantly positioned for access to many interesting places for the adventurous whilst those wishing to relax and take things easy will be delighted with what is on offer onsite’


Serving authentic Sri Lankan and international cuisine facing the pool and ocean. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Salty Snapper

Serving seafood cuisine by the beach. Open for lunch and dinner.


Lounge serving Ceylon tea and sweet accompaniments. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Located within the wine cellar, all dishes are paired with wines. Open for lunch and dinner each day.


  • 16sqm infinity edge swimming pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa
  • Turtle conservation visit
  • Whale spotting
  • Water sports
  • Badminton
  • Bird watching
  • Pool games
  • Billiards
  • Cards
  • Chess
  • Scrabble
  • Bingo

Excursions available

  • National maritime museum & St Mary’s Cathedral
  • Unawatuna Beach & Mirissa Beach
  • Yatagala Rock Cave Temple & Rumassala Peace Pagoda
  • Galle Fort & the town
  • Cinnamon plantation excursion
  • Yala National Park
  • Madu River Safari


  • Shopping arcade
  • Business services
  • Babysitting service
  • Airport transfers (fees apply)

The Fortress operates an all-inclusive option which includes the following amenities:

Food & Beverages
• Buffet breakfast
• 4 course set menu, or a la carte lunch and dinner
• Selected premium & standard brands of imported spirits, local branded spirits, soft drinks & bottled water 11:00 – 23:00
• Selected international sparkling wines and wine
• Minibar with beers, soft drinks and bottled water – refilled on a daily basis
• Afternoon high tea served at the butlers lounge
• Free daily sundown cocktail
• Complimentary entry to a cultural show
• Farewell destination dining

Leisure & Services
• Complimentary DVD movies available throughout stay
• Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the resort
• Complimentary yoga / stretching classes / water aerobics classes
• Sauna and steam room

The Fortress welcomes families with children of all ages and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay.

• The Fortress Residence with Plunge Pool has two rooms and can house two children
• Baby cribs available in the room on request

• High chairs in restaurants

Beach & Sea
• Tranquil waters
• Pristine white sand

• A doctor is on call

• Available for children aged 0 – 12 - charges apply

Children’s Games & Activities (Ages 5 - 12)
• Scrabble
• Bingo
• Cards
• Chess
• Pool games
• Pool billiards

Facing the white sandy beach and crystal clear waters of Koggla, this boutique resort offers breath-taking views and a castaway style to make your romantic occasion extra-special.

Moonstone wedding package includes:
• Wedding planner and coordinator
• Decorated wedding arch
• Stunning location and set-up
• Wedding cake
• Floral wedding table decoration
• Fragrant cold towel for guests on arrival
• Chilled Champagne cocktail for guests on arrival
• Champagne toast
• Bridal bouquet
• Groom’s boutonniere to match
• Manicure and pedicure treatments for the bride
• Sri Lankan dancers and drummers for entertainment
• Professional photography, wedding album and 24 prints
• Wedding gift courtesy of the resort

Cost on enquiry

Prices given are guidelines.
Additional items can be added at extra cost.
Subject to change and availability.

Facing the white sandy beach and crystal clear waters of Koggla, this boutique resort offers breath-taking views and a castaway style to make your newlywed escape extra-special.

Honeymoon offer includes:
• 50% discount on accommodation for the bride
• Fresh fruit platter on arrival
• Champagne cocktails on check-in
• Couple’s spa gift voucher worth £50

Cost: Complimentary with stays of 4 nights or more.

Cannot be combined with other offers.
Copy of the wedding certificate must be supplied on arrival.


The Fortress is located to the south of Sri Lanka, roughly 2 and a half hours away from Bandaranaike International Airport.

Nearby Attractions

  • Koggala Folk Museum – 400m
  • The Koggala Lake – 6.6km
  • Rumassala Hill – 12.4km
  • The Galle Fort – 15.5km
  • National Sanctuaries and Sinharaja Forest Reserve – 82.3km