The Fortress Resort & Spa

5* out of 5 stars

Experience all the charm and beauty of Sri Lanka at the Fortress Resort & Spa. This glamorous five star hotel located in the stunning town of Koggala will delight couples seeking the ultimate romantic retreat with its luxurious accommodations and beautiful surroundings on offer on their next Indian Ocean holiday.

The Fortress Resort & Spa Luxury Holidays

Booking a luxury Sri Lanka holiday to The Fortress Resort & Spa takes you to an idyllic escape surrounded by a breathtaking landscape. The Dutch-inspired designs and bronze-sand shorelines create a picture of opulence. All the guest rooms and suites at the hotel feature incredible design and boast floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Indian Ocean, elegant wooden floors and ultra modern furniture. Private in-room jacuzzis are also available in the suites at the Fortress. For total indulgence, the spa centre offers a wide array of traditional treatments that go from flower baths to thorough rejuvenating massages. Throw in the butler service option and you’ll be truly pampered on your next holiday to Sri Lanka.

Things To Do at The Fortress

Start by unwinding at the nearby beach or refresh with a dip in the transparent waters of the infinity-edge swimming pool. Or make sure to take one of the exciting excursions on offer. These include turtle hatchery visits, trips to Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, whale watching at Mirissa and Kenneloya Rainforest treks. After a busy day sightseeing or relaxing, guests will love the dining options on offer with Asian and international cuisine bringing a symphony of flavours to your pallette. Better yet, guests have the option of dining anywhere within the resort grounds, whether it’s poolside or beachfront dinner. The choice is yours. To truly top off your Sri Lanka holiday experience, take a cooking class under the hotel chef’s supervision. When you stay at the Fortress, you can try all this and more.

Health & Safety at The Fortress Resort & Spa

Extra preventative measures have been introduced by the team at the Fortress to ensure the utmost comfort and safety of guests. These include adding to an already rigorous housekeeping regime: temperature checking before entry, complementary PPE (encouraged for guests and mandatory for staff), disinfecting of public spaces every 4 hours, disinfecting of room keys and baggage before handing over to guests, placing hand sanitiser dispensers, throughout the resort, making an app available for ordering meals, and sanitising high-contact equipment and amenities after every single use.



Fortress Room

The Fortress Rooms feature a super king 7ft by 7ft bed dressed in Egyptian cotton and an open plan bathroom with rainfall shower and bath. Rooms open out onto your own courtyard or garden balcony. A cutting-edge entertainment system and designer fittings include LCD TV, Bose DVD and sound system, air conditioning, overhead fan, private bar, in-room safe and IDD telephone.

Ocean Room

Located on the upper floor with views into the gardens, beach and the Indian Ocean beyond. Highlights of these rooms include the open plan bathroom with large bath and split-level living area with magnificent views and feature high vaulted ceilings.

Beach Room

Similar to the Ocean Rooms, the Beach Rooms are located on the ground floor. Guests also have the added bliss of enjoying a Jacuzzi bath.

Beach Splash

Located on the ground floor, these special Beach Splash Rooms offer infinite peace and relaxation, as well as a private indoor plunge pool. Decorated in contemporary style, these 753 sq. ft rooms are equipped with a private indoor plunge pool.

Ocean Loft Suite

Retreat to one of the resort's exquisitely designed Ocean Lofts, and discover the bliss of spacious living. Ocean Lofts offer direct views of the Indian Ocean from the balcony and interior of the room. Gaze out into the vast expanse of the ocean and cherish every moment you spend here.

Fortress Residence Suite

Fortress Residences are the epitome of stylish comfort and are ideal for those who desire spacious and extravagant living spaces.


  • Air Conditioning
  • All Inclusive Option
  • Bars
  • Family Rooms
  • Half Board Dine-Around Option
  • Hotel Club Lounge
  • Interconnecting Rooms
  • Kids Stay Free Places
  • Laundry Service
  • Public Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV in rooms
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Teens Club
  • Walking Distance to Attractions
  • Wi-Fi



Food & Drink


At Duo, the ambiance is mellow and the lighting is soft with candlelight, creating the perfect atmosphere for a romantic evening with that special someone. Clink your glasses in style and celebrate the true essence of wine at this restaurant which offers a diverse selection of over 2000 old and new world wines, ranging from rare vintages to great classics of the old world. The great wines compliment the flavours of the menus as you indulge in some irresistible cuisines with every sip you take.


Shaded by canopies of cascading trees, this al fresco restaurant offers magnificent views of the hotel's swimming pool as well as the glittery blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Tuck into a Greek or Lebanese wrap as you watch the waves roll in the moonlight. Whether it is a Sri Lankan curry or a savoury hot creation from the wood-fired pizza oven, you will relish every meal here.


Enjoy authentic Sri Lankan food in an elegant setting with lacy waves and the distant horizon forming the backdrop. Using the history of Sri Lanka's cuisine, spices and traditions, customary flavours are presented in an exciting and creatively modern way. Look on as the skilled chefs create sensational masterpieces that showcase the true art of Asian cooking before your very eyes. Experience first-hand the aroma of the exotic spices native to Sri Lanka, and get a taste of what Old Ceylon and Modern Asia is all about.


The T- Lounge is an airy Sri Lankan tea lounge with spectacular sea and garden views, which offers flavours, aromas associated with Colonial Ceylon through tea. With a central preparation area, guests can watch and learn about the tea making ceremony and the story of Ceylon tea. Over 30 Dilmah premium handpicked teas are on offer, including many specialties such as 'white tip tea'- said to fight infection and strengthen the immune system. Enjoy a cup of afternoon tea with the homemade cheese cake to compliment the setting.