Sustainable tourism (Green i.e., eco) credentials: to be edited
Location: Fortress Hotel is located at the beach village of Koggala (of stilt fisherman)130 km from Colombo & 157 km from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), 16km south of historically living & thriving southern seaport city of Galle, home to UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sri Lanka Holidays VOC Galle Dutch Fort. Lovely Unawatuna Bay Beach is just 5km away.
Setting: Fortress Hotel is of a magnificent tropical setting. It stands right next to the palm fringed pristine beach of Koggala close to the picturesque Lake of Koggala. The free flowing enormous Infinity swimming pool overlooking the Indian Ocean adds onto the oasis of peace and serenity.
Architecture: Fortress Hotel, Koggala inspired by the style of Dutch Fort is another one of those numerous Sri Lanka Holidays edifices, where the modernity of interior design synthesis with the traditional Sinhalese concepts of eco-orientation. Rising by the seaside, the fortress-like resort’s wall enclose the beautifully landscaped verdant gardens giving shelter & shade to the hammocks, day bed. The massive gates befitting a fortress open up to an awesome view of Indian Ocean through the open air reception area.
International recognition: Fortress hotel is Small Luxury Hotel.
Type of Lodging: Hotel.
Luxury category of the hotel: 5 star Hotel by International standings.
Hotel chain franchise: none.
Accommodation: All 49 rooms with high ceilings & multi level floors are luxuriously appointed with designer fittings & equipped with super king size beds, open plan bathrooms, & sophisticated entertainment systems with plasma TV screen.
The range of rooms: Fortress Room, Ocean Room, Ocean Loft & Fortress Residence.
Restaurants: “Pepper” for breakfast, lunch & dinner; “Heat” for wood fired seafood pizza & Mediterranean a la carte; ‘T’ Tea lounge for a range of exquisite “Ceylon Tea”
Spa: Ancient Ayurveda medical treatment to the fore at the modern spa. The resident Ayurvedic doctor is at hand to direct most suitable Ayurvedic treatment for you.
Excursions: Fishing, Turtle hatchery, Kottawa tropical rain forest, VOC Galle Dutch Fort, Ruhuna Yala National Park, Handunugoda Tea Factory are few among the regular excursions. Water sports center offers Scuba diving with PADI certified professional divers.