The Merchant Galle Fort
3 August 2021
Located within the coastal heritage capsule of Galle Fort, this is an 18th century property converted to a boutique hotel. It comprises 14 exquisite luxury rooms that are bound to provide the utmost comfort to the traveler. The former colonial residence has been designed with the contemporary style, adopting echo minimalism to uniquely stand out from the rest.
With each room possessing a private balcony that provides excellent views of the Galle Fort, it would be an ideal spot to unwind. While enjoying the luxuries of the property, you can well discover the old world charm of the Galle Dutch fort, from street vendors, chic cafes to the maritime museum that unfold tales of the past. Discovering the local cuisine through a cooking class, enjoying the company of a historian, basking in the sunny beaches of Unawatuna and Talpe and a cycle tour to discover the local life are some of the most popular ventures to stumble on during your stay. Further afield, an opportunity for Whale watching just an hour away in Mirissa is recommended.