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Welcome to The Fortress Resort and Spa

The Fortress Resort and Spa

Designed in the style of an imposing and powerful fortress, The Fortress Resort and Spa combines Sri Lankan elegance with Portuguese and Dutch styles to produce a magnificent and unique holiday resort. Located in the beachside town of Koggala, The Fortress Resort and Spa affords long stretches of beaches, a sunny climate, and a warm and friendly welcome to its guests.

Resort facilities include a large infinity-edge pool surrounded by comfortable sun beds and a range of fitness facilities including a well-equipped fitness centre with a weights room and cardio area. The hotel has a shopping boutique with a variety of traditional and hand-crafted souvenirs and gifts while the spa provides a vast selection of beauty therapies, body treatments, relaxing massages, and Ayurveda treatments.

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The Fortress Resort and Spa has 53 large rooms and a variety of roomy suites. Accommodation is designed to reflect charm and tranquillity with modern décor, soft lighting and contemporary Sri-Lankan furnishings. All rooms provide garden and ocean views from the full-length French windows and contain a large king-size bed and comfortable sofa. Suites include the split-level luxurious Ocean Lofts, with stunning views and open-plan bathrooms while Fortress Residences provide a spacious living area and a private infinity-edge pool on the balcony.

All rooms and suites come with a plethora of services and amenities including 24-hour room and laundry service, daily housekeeping, and internet access. An LCD TV with satellite channels comes as standard, as well as air-conditioning, a fully-equipped mini bar, and a welcome drink and fruit platter. Tea and coffee making facilities are available along with a daily supply of bottled water and fresh milk, and all rooms and suites contain electric outlets and adaptors.


Bar / Lounge, Boutique Shopping, Fitness Centre, Library, Restaurant(s), Spa, Swimming Pool (Outdoor)


Air Conditioning, Babysitting Service, Complimentary Water, DVD Player, In-Room Safe, iPod Docking Station, Laundry Service, Room Service (24 hour)


The Fortress Resort and Spa has three restaurants offering fine dining and the T-Lounge, at which many different local teas can be sampled. Twenty-four-hour in-room dining is also offered, with menus from all open dining outlets served in the privacy of one’s room.

•Heat – Heat is an open-air restaurant at which diners can enjoy beautifully prepared and cooked dishes while enjoying views of the glittering Indian Ocean. Heat offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, and a set menu provides plenty of local and international meal choices. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, Heat offers buffet dining, with dishes including Sri Lankan curry and savoury pizzas fresh from the wood-fired oven.

•Pepper – Pepper restaurant offers the opportunity to enjoy authentic Sri Lankan food in a setting that oozes elegance and sophistication. Using local spices and old Sri Lankan recipes, dishes are given a delicious modern twist by the resort’s skilled chefs.

•Duo – Duo provides diners with a mellow and intimate atmosphere, ideal for romantic dinners for two. The menu offers a range of delicious dishes, inspired by local and international recipes, and the wine menu contains over 2, 000 choices of vintage, classic, and new world wines.

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