Experience World-class Service at The Fortress Resort & Spa

The Fortress is located along the beach, on the southern coast of Sri Lanka. It offers spacious accommodations, an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants. Wi-Fi and on-site parking are free.

The Fortress is a 15-minute drive from Unawatuna and a 20-minute drive from Galle. Koggala Airport and Koggala Lake are about 3.1 mi away.

The resort has luxurious accommodations featuring a mixture of modern and colonial architecture. All rooms are air-conditioned and have private balconies. They are well-equipped with facilities like flat-screen TV and a mini-bar.

The Fortress offers a fully equipped fitness center. Guests can relax at the Ayurvedic lounge and enjoy massages and spa treatments. The hotel’s sauna and hot tub are other great relaxation options.

Guests can enjoy authentic Sri Lankan specialties and Mediterranean dishes at the restaurants. The hotel offers great outdoor dining experience as well. Exotic cocktails and a nice wine selection are also available. Enjoy fresh seafood, overlooking the Indian Ocean at Salty Snapper Seafood restaurant

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

The Fortress Resort & Spa has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 21, 2010

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Asian, American, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Fitness center

Golf course (within 2 miles)



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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
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4 reasons to choose The Fortress Resort & Spa

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Koggala Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    250 feet from property
  • Koggala Beach Park

    8.6 Excellent beach
    450 feet from property
  • Kathaluwa West Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    3,350 feet from property
  • Kabalana Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1.3 miles from property
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What's nearby
  • Yatagala Temple
    5.2 miles
  • Japanese Peace Pagoda
    6.4 miles
  • Kushtarajagala
    6.5 miles
  • Galle Harbour
    7.3 miles
  • Galle Light house
    7.8 miles
  • Galle Dutch Hospital
    7.9 miles
  • Galle Fort
    8 miles
Top attractions
  • National Maritime Museum
    8 miles
  • Dutch Church Galle
    8.1 miles
  • Galle Fort National Museum
    8.1 miles
  • Mahendra Amarasooriya Park
    8.1 miles
  • Galle International Cricket Stadium
    8.2 miles
  • Galle Fort Clock Tower
    8.2 miles
  • Galle Railway Station
    8.4 miles
  • St. Aloysius College
    8.6 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Koggala Lake
    0.6 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Koggala Beach
    250 feet
  • Koggala Beach Park
    450 feet
  • Kathaluwa West Beach
    3,350 feet
  • Kabalana Beach
    1.3 miles
  • Talpe Beach
    2.3 miles
Public transit
  • Train Ahangama Railway Station
    2.7 miles
  • Train Unawatuna Railway Station
    5.9 miles
  • Train Weligama Railway Station
    7.1 miles
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3 Restaurants On Site


    Food: Local, European

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Duo Surf & Turf

    Food: Seafood, Steakhouse

    Open for: Dinner

    Salty Snapper

    Food: Seafood

Resort Facilities at The Fortress Resort & Spa
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Pool table
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Massage chair
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Light therapy
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
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From 2:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 4 years
Crib by request
5 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
$21 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express The Fortress Resort & Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Extra person policy of the resort is;
USD 80 per adult per night inclusive of taxes and breakfast
USD 21 per child per night inclusive of taxes and breakfast (3 – 11 years)
Children below 2 years will be free of charge.

Early check in and late checkout can be pre-booked upon contacting the hotel reservations team directly.

Personal babysitting service can be pre-booked at USD 10 per hour.

Please note that a valid credit should be submitted at the time of booking and the name of the credit card holder must be the same as the guest's name and original credit card must be presented to the hotel on arrival. The name on the presented credit card must also match the name on the presented identification card / passport.

The property does not accept third-party credit card payments.

For safety reasons, guests who fail to present the same credit card used to guarantee the booking, will be kindly asked to settle the payment again upon arrival by cash or a new credit card and the deposit charged from the submitted credit card at the time of booking will be refunded to the same credit card.

Please note that there's a mandatory Gala Dinner Supplements for 24th & 31st December for Extra Beds & Children are as follows:

- USD 155 per adult and USD 78 per child between 3 - 11 years applicable on 24th December
- USD 205 per adult and USD 102 per child between 3 - 11 years applicable on 31st December

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about The Fortress Resort & Spa

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Fortress Resort & Spa by:

    • Car 1h 30min

  • Room options at The Fortress Resort & Spa include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • The Fortress Resort & Spa has 3 restaurants:

    • Duo Surf & Turf
    • White
    • Salty Snapper

  • The prices at The Fortress Resort & Spa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Fortress Resort & Spa on this page.

  • The Fortress Resort & Spa offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Kids' club
    • Beachfront
    • Cooking class
    • Happy hour
    • Beauty services
    • Locker rooms
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Bike tours
    • Facial treatments
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Live music/Performance
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Waxing services
    • Walking tours
    • Beach
    • Themed dinners
    • Makeup services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Light therapy
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Massage chair
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The Fortress Resort & Spa is 1,950 feet from the center of Koggala.

  • Check-in at The Fortress Resort & Spa is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.