The Fortress

Address: Route A2, Matara Road, Koggala, Galle District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka | 5 star hotel
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This 5 star hotel is located on Route A2, Matara Road, Koggala.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Fortress Koggala

    Reviewed by robgibbs

    Absolutely beautiful some small but annoying points

    Reviewed Jun 7, 2012
    by (7 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The loft room is amazing however if you look hard there are some rough bits, the hotel is having some minor renovations lets hope the problems get resolved. The food is excellent but you may be sharing it with chipmunks and crows as some of the guests insist on feeding them this needs to be stopped. Facilities are second to none, a full gym, spa, two souvenir shops and large swimming pool.

    Well stocked
    Koggala, Sri Lanka
    Pool - lit up from underneath.
    Koggala, Sri Lanka
    Our lounge
    Koggala, Sri Lanka

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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Fortress Koggala

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Koggala

    Sweating in Sri Lanka

    A travel blog entry by helen-wositzky on Jul 09, 2015

    1 comment, 183 photos

    ... foreshore which was a mass of families enjoying their Saturday, strolling up the seaside path, buying food and ice creams from the trolley stalls, the benches all taken by young lovers, and dozens of kites flying which is a favorite pastime here. One thing we found amusing was the many rows of plastic blow up characters for sale, made it very colorful though. After all this a beverage was called for and we sat outside at a lovely hotel watching the ...

    Travelling to Mirrisa

    A travel blog entry by allynut on May 21, 2015

    ... recede back inside. The tide appeared to be coming in quickly, and our way round to the beach was getting cut off. I shouted to the others and walked on, wondering why they were taking so long. However, when they caught back up, Nai had jumped off a rock, and cut her toe pretty badly. She hobbled round the beach to meet Phil and Jess. We started with cocktails - mojitos, and then later ordered food. Annie asked the waiter if the dish she wanted was spicy, he said ...

    Sea life in paradise.....

    A travel blog entry by peacocks2014 on Feb 01, 2015

    14 photos

    ... adopting a pose not unlike Gregory Peck in Moby Dick. Like old Gregory this meant we took a regular dousing as the boat pitched and plunged through the waves. This sadly also meant that taking photographs was completely out of the question. If we had taken one hand off of the rail who knows what fate would have befallen us.

    It was a splendid experience, however wet we became, and we eventually realised that we would need a complete change of clothes when we ...

    Paradise Mirissa

    A travel blog entry by oliviafayehunt on Sep 18, 2014

    ... Also as we came in low season so the prices were cheap! Beers at the bars (200 rupees) during 5-10pm happy hour . Mirissa's beach was so quiet and relaxing! You could hire a body board for an hour (200 Rupees) the sea is perfect for it but be careful as i got taken out by massive waves a few times! In the evening the beach is beautiful it lit up with a variety of beach ...

    Day 153 - Beers in the Fort

    A travel blog entry by costin on Mar 01, 2014

    ... had to venture to the gents, where I was greeted by a bucket on the floor, with a sign above it gesturing that one should vomit in there. Just as I was laughing at the need for such a sign/bucket, some guy ran into the bathroom and threw up all over the floor (and my flip flops), not really using the bucket at all! It was about the same point that we decided that we might take a change of venue.

    We got some cans from the off license next door ...

    Traveler Photos The Fortress Koggala

    Plunge pool at night
    Koggala, Sri Lanka
    Well stocked
    Koggala, Sri Lanka
    Pool - lit up from underneath.
    Koggala, Sri Lanka
    Our lounge
    Koggala, Sri Lanka
    View from the bedroom - the Indian Ocean
    Koggala, Sri Lanka