United StatesChange Country
5X Points. 5-Star Hotels. Platinum Card® Members can now earn 5X Membership Rewards® points on prepaid Fine Hotels & Resorts® bookings on AmexTravel.com. Terms apply.1
View Photos
Galle, Sri Lanka


View Photos
Historic colonial grandeur.

Set on the grounds of the 400-year-old Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site, Amangalla is a part of Sri Lanka’s living history. Amangalla is located in the restored 17th-century New Oriental Hotel.

Insider Tip

Enjoy a location where you can relax and whale-watch during the migrating season, from November through March.

Where You’re Staying

Rooms blend colonial design with modern comforts, featuring antique four-poster beds, pettagama chests, and Burmese teak floorboards. Rooms offer views of the Fort and the hotel’s 200-year-old gardens.

Where to Dine

The Dining Room serves Sri Lankan meals and is furnished with period chairs and tables, crisp white linen, and antique silverware. Enjoy afternoon tea or an evening cocktail in The Zaal.

Where to Relax

The outdoor pool is surrounded by palms and gardens. The Baths offers five treatment rooms and an Ayurvedic doctor who can personalize treatments. Two hydrotherapy suites contain hot and cold plunge pools, steam rooms, and saunas.

Worth Experiencing

Explore the UNESCO-protected grounds of Galle Fort. Visit the nearby town of Ambalangoda, a center of the Sri Lankan wood mask-making tradition. Sail from the harbor on a blue whale-watching tour between December and April.

Guided Adventures
Restaurant and/or Bar
Spa On-Site
Pool On-Site
Private Villas

10 Church Street, Fort,. Galle, Sri Lanka

Bastia-Poretta Airport.

Remember, Platinum Card Members receive:
  • Daily breakfast for two
  • Room upgrade at check-in, when available
  • Noon check-in, when available
  • 4:00 p.m. check-out guaranteed
  • Complimentary Wi‑Fi
Unique Amenity

US$ 100 Spa services credit to be used during your stay

Call Platinum Travel Service at 1-800-525-3355 to book this property and receive your Fine Hotels & Resorts benefits.

You May Also Be Interested In

American Express: Don't Live Life Without It