The best villas in Galle act as a passageway to the colonial era. In its location, design and demeanor, this wonderfully elegant hotel in Galle Fort will let you live and experience the rich history and undeniable charm of the island's most celebrated coastal town.
Built in the 1800s for a Dutch merchant and his wife, this classically restored boutique hotel is sure to get under your skin and crawl into your heart. Its eclectic mix of traditional features, antique furnishings, and a clean modern aesthetic does everything to surround you with the best of today, all the while doing nothing to take away from a space that is steeped in rich history and quaint charm.
Located in the heart of Galle's towering trademark, 42 Lighthouse Street is a respectful celebration of this UNESCO Heritage Site, providing convenient access (never more than a 10 minute walk) to the full panoply of surrounding sights and sounds this town has to offer. Whether you choose to take in the multi-sensory experience that is a walk around the Fort and the greater township, or decide to spend a day on the silky sands, 42 Lighthouse Street is the perfect place to relax and restore your energies without ever losing touch with the heart of this very special place. Enjoy the luxurious colonial comforts of its classy interior, or ascend to the skies where the bijou roof terrace effortlessly serves up sunsets of blue and orange against the ubiquitous Fort Skyline, the imposing Ramparts, and the endless Indian Ocean.
This boutique property in the Galle Fort offers a range of services and amenities. Here is a glance at what you can expect:
Once you come in to the Fort through the entrance in front of the Cricket Stadium, take the first (left) exit at the roundabout which is Church Street, come straight down Church Street till you reach the Pedlar's Street cross roads. Turn right at this junction and continue till you come to the next cross roads which is the Lighthouse Street cross roads. Turn right again here and continue till you reach number 42 which will be on your left hand side.Click here for the map