Created in 1684, Amangalla is a stately grande dame in the city of Galle on Sri Lanka's south coast. It has the period charm of a bygone era. The historic edifice retains its heritage in every architectural and decorative detail.
Restored with care and brought to life by antique furnishings and decorations, the 30 Rooms and Suites are connected by a two-storey Garden House. It also have healing therapies spa, yoga pavilion, barber shop, salon and the white-walled, starched linen Dining Room.
Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 Noon
Child below 12 sharing with parents stays complimentary with same inclusions.
Amangalla’s spa, The Baths, recaptures a bygone era of taking the waters as a restoration for body and mind. Five treatment rooms are home to a range of therapies, which can be personalised by the spa’s Ayurvedic doctor to include massages, anointments, reflexology and scrubs. The two hydrotherapy suites contain hot and cold plunge pools as well as steam rooms and saunas, complemented by the yoga pavilion, where the 5,000-year-old art is practised each morning.
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Fort & Beach Journey:
Combine the discovery of 400-year-old Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with the colonial elegance of Amangalla and the balmy seclusion of a palm-fringed golden beach at Amanwella, on a journey that reveals the rich dimensions of Sri Lanka’s south coast.
Ayurveda at Amangalla:
In the tranquil surrounds of The Baths, Amangalla’s Ayurvedic programmes will revitalise and balance your energy, setting the course for a healthier future.
Board a restored Indonesian fishing trawler and observe these graceful giants as they cruise past Weligama Bay. There might be an opportunity to enjoy a picnic in a coconut-fringed cove along the way.
An opportunity for the community to gather and catch up on the happenings of the day, this centuries-old ritual is best begun from the lighthouse, walking clockwise round the temple.
Visit the Simple Dutch:
Built on the site of an earlier Portuguese convent, the church is one of dozens of historic buildings that are still integrated into Galle’s thriving daily life.