This charming historic building is located in the city of Galle on Sri Lanka's South coast


Hotel Description

Built in 1684, this historic building has a charm from a bygone era. Oozing Colonial splendour, Amangalla overlooks Galle Fort and is an integral part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This is the perfect retreat if you‘re looking for a luxury residence rich in history and full of elegant style.


The grounds of Amangalla are spread across 9000 sq m of the peninsula with beautiful gardens dating back as far as the 1860’s. The surrounding area is full of opportunities for discovery including fascinating temples and fascinating tea plantations. Don’t miss the regular walking tours around Galle and the Fort.

The hotel itself has an outdoor swimming pool centred within the mature gardens with sunloungers so you can relax and take in the superb surroundings.

Amangalla’s spa, The Baths, is a tranquil sanctuary where you’ll find five treatment rooms and a range of treatments and therapies to enjoy such as massages, scrubs, reflexology and anointment. Amenities include two hydrotherapy suites with hot and cold plunge pools, steam rooms, saunas and a yoga pavilion.


  • Babysitting
  • Hammam
  • In-room Dining
  • Internet Access
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Library
  • Luxury Spa
  • Massage
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Sauna
  • Wi-Fi

Holiday Type(s)

  • Boutique Holidays


Room Types

Rooms are decorated with period antiques and have high ceilings, original Burmese teak floorboards and overlook the fort, harbour or the gardens. Amenities include king size or twin beds, dining table, bathroom with free-standing bathtub, separate shower, Wi-Fi, safe, sound system, personal bar.


Garden or Great Church views, king-size or twin beds, French windows that open onto the garden, living area with desk.

40 sq m


Chambers have fort or garden views, porch or balcony, king-size four-poster bed and living area with desk.

65 sq m


Stylish suites have garden, fort rampart or harbour views and a separate bedroom with king-size four-poster bed.

80 sq m

Amangalla Suite

A lovely suite which is suitable for a family or friends travelling together. Amangalla Suite has views over the garden and yoga pavilion, one double bedroom and one twin bedroom, interconnecting door, separate living room and dining tables.

134 sq m

Garden House

An exceptional two-storey, one-bedroomed house set in beautiful garden surroundings, the Garden house has an expansive wraparound balcony, separate living/dining room, dining table and arched, shuttered windows.

151 sq m


Dining Room: The high-ceilinged dining room serves local produce in an intimate setting. The menu varies daily depending on the chef’s visit to the local markets; you can even join him on his trip!

You can enjoy afternoon tea made with fine Ceylon varieties by the poolside, in the Zaal or on the balcony or Library veranda. A roti dinner served in a traditional pavilion overlooking the emerald rice paddies makes for a memorable dining experience.

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