The Fort House – a gem of a house, inside Galle Fort [ID - 1527] Categories:
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Indulge yourself at this outstanding beach front villa only 7 km from historic Galle in Sri Lanka. The villa has 4 double bedrooms, orthopedist a large living and dining area which opens onto a broad terrace and a large infinity pool with spectacular ocean views. Fully staffed including a chef, patient Ambalama offers discreet luxury with an utterly relaxing ambiance at excellent value. This modern villa, designed by a renowned Australian architect is probably the closest luxury beach villa to historic Galle, only 10 mins ride away. Ambalama means “resting place” in Singhalese and its intimate design and excellent facilities and services aim to provide guests with a memorable stay.

Ambalama has four spacious suites all enjoying ocean views through louvered French doors which open onto a lawned terrace. Two rooms each are located either end of the villa affording privacy and the villa can comfortably two families or groups of friends. Cots can be provided.
All rooms have air conditioning and celing fans.Temperatures at night are comfortable with cooling breezes off the ocean . Dark wooden four poster beds with ultra comfortable mattresses each with mosquito netting and fresh linen offer you a wonderful night’s sleep. There are three King sized double beds and one twin room.
Each room has a spacious, well appointed ensuite bathroom with twin vanities, hot water showers and soft towels. Two bathrooms feature spectacular outdoor showers in complete privacy.

Ambalama is available for booking either exclusively for the whole villa or per room (excluding the Peak Season). Peak season is from 15 December to 5th January. High season is from 1st November to 30th April and 1-31st August whilst the Value Season is on all other dates. We try to be flexible to your booking requirements, subject to availability, and can offer exclusivity for small groups in the Value Season for a supplement on a per room basis.

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2009-2010 Rates (Full Villa)
Peak Season US$900 per night
High Season US$750 per night
Value Season US$600 per night

For further information and bookings please email us at or give us a call at (+94) (0) 777 424 994


The Fort House is a stunning property – you enter the house via an impressive hall with dramatic high ceilings. Beautiful arches lead you into an open plan seating and dining area that overlook the courtyard and pool. Bright and fresh, health
the pristine white floors and walls give the house a cool feel. Gentle, ambient lighting, beautiful furniture, colourful local art and ornaments reflect the traditional craftsmanship and style of Sri Lanka, old and new. There is a beautiful roof terrace with spectacular views over the roof tops of the Fort and out to sea. The roof terrace faces west, so you can enjoy a late afternoon drink as the sun slides into the Indian Ocean. It is also a great spot for some private sunbathing.

The locally made teak dining table can seat up to 10 people comfortably and is excellently located by the pool courtyard. Cuisine is to your preference and the in-house cook will be delighted to suggest menus and shop for you or with you in the local markets. It must be said that trying this experience once is recommended!


The house boasts four elegant bedrooms. Three are doubles, one of which overlooks the pool on the ground floor – and one is a twin room. All the rooms have air-con and overhead fans as well as modern bathrooms. The master suite has French windows that open onto a private breakfast terrace. There is a mezzanine floor on one side where you can find the study and TV/DVDs.


Low $400
High $500
Peak $600


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For further information and bookings please email us at or give us a call at (+94) (0) 777 424 994

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