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Housed in a 17th-century building which served as a hotel for over 100 years, the Amangalla is big part of the local history of Galle and its UNESCO-protected fort. Emerald green tea plantations, beautiful temples and sea views surround this cultured Dutch-colonial grande dame, where the prospect of whale-watching is a real draw between November and March.

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7 nights Bed & Breakfast fr £1,935pp (including flights) Valid 01/05/2019 - 30/11/2019

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Amangalla is located within the ramparts of the 17th century Galle Fort in the historic port of Galle. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Fort’s cobbled streets are lined with buildings from the Dutch and British colonial eras, bustling with shoppers, bicycles, food carts and chatter. Over 300 years-old, the regal Amangalla is styled with antiques, old prints, polished aged floors, crisp white linen, pristine walls, rich mahogany and rattan planters. Facilities Swimming pool Air-conditioning Restaurant Bar Credit Card accepted Internet Ideal for those who want the ultimate combination of chic luxu


Five softly-lit treatment chambers and an arched hall comprise The Baths, which boast a sauna, steam room and hydrotherapy pools beneath candle-lit recesses and tall ceilings. Therapeutic treatments include facials and pedicures as well as Ayurvedic massage. Guests can practise yoga in the Garden Pavilion and also make use of a barber shop and salon.

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Rooms and suites are tastefully furnished in colonial style with four-poster beds, wooden chests, Burmese teak flooring and views towards Galle Fort or across the gardens. Bathrooms are in hardwood and white with free-standing bath tubs and shower rooms. For all-out luxury, the two-storey Garden House is situated in the lush frangipani-scented gardens and includes a private terrace with tree-top views, a sitting room, upper level daybed area and the services of a private butler.


The swimming pool is located within the gardens, bordered by five adjacent shaded ambalamas (rest pavilions) and a number of sun loungers. Pool-side service providing light meals and snacks is also available. The generous library boasts a selection of books from Sri Lankan history and culture to novels and board games. There is also a collection of historical memorabilia detailing the interesting past of the hotel and Fort.As well as exploring the town of Galle, go whale-watching between December and April. Board a traditional Indonesian boat to Weligama Bay to swim and snorkel, picnic in a coconut-fringed grove and keep a keen eye out for a passing pod of blue whales!


Enjoy a cup of Ceylon tea in the lofty Great Hall or a light lunch or afternoon tea on The Veranda, which extends the length of the hotel and overlooks the tree-lined street. For a more formal meal, head to The Dining Room, for period furniture, white linen and antique silverware. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, choose from traditional Sri Lankan curry and home-cooked dishes. Private dinners can also be enjoyed under the coconut trees beside the pool.


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