Best 5 Star Hotels in Galle

 

The old city of Galle and its castle are built on a rocky peninsula. Galle is one of the most popular destinations for tourists in Sri Lanka. Almost every tourist will get unlimited surprises here. There are some must-see places in Galle, such as the Galle Fort, Unawatuna Beach, Hikkaduwa Beach, etc. How to arrange accommodation in Galle? It should be the first question for visitors to plan a trip to Galle. Top Asia Tour would like to recommend the following well-selected 5 star hotels in Galle for your reference.

 

Best 5 Star Hotels in Galle - The Galle Fort City Area

The Galle Fort locates in the southwest corner of Sri Lanka, 173 kilometers from Colombo, which is on the waterfront of the Indian Ocean. It is listed in the "World Heritage List" as early as 1988. There are more than hundreds of hotels in the Galle Fort. Here list two of the best 5 star hotels for reference. Recommended Sri Lanka tour for you:  9 Days Amazing Sri Lanka Budget Tour

 

Le Grand Galle

  • Address: No.30, Park Road, Kaluwalla, 80000, Galle, Siri Lanka
  • Surrounding: Dutch Church Galle, National Maritime Museum, Galle Fort, Galle Dutch Hospital, Galle Fort National Museum, Galle Lighthouse, Galle International Cricket Stadium, Galle Railway Station
  • Direction: 0.2km from Galle Railway Station


Le Grand Galle is a luxury hotel with 57 rooms, and it opened in 2018. Visitors could feel the excellent service of the hotel; besides, the hotel has a splendid Spa and swimming pool. You could experience the Ayurveda spa and enjoy the relaxing time. Staying in the Le Grand Galle Hotel, visitors could either see the Galle Fort or the beautiful Indian Ocean; it's the best hotel for feeling the quiet atmosphere.


 

Compared to other hotels in the vicinity, this hotel is well located but very quiet, avoiding the noise of the city, and the hotel has a private beach where guests can enjoy the sea view, which is a great advantage. The reception staff could speak both English and Japanese, and they are happy to provide useful local information.

 

The Galle Fort Hotel

  • Address: 28, Church Street, Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka,
  • Surrounding: Dutch Church Galle, National Maritime Museum, Galle Fort, Galle Dutch Hospital, Galle Fort National Museum, Galle Lighthouse, Galle International Cricket Stadium, Galle Railway Station
  • Direction: 0.2km from Galle Railway Station




The Galle Fort Hotel, located in the city center of Galle, is called the heart of Galle. With a super good location, it's very convenient for visitors to walk to the famous scenic spots or go shopping. The Galle Fort Hotel has a history for more than 400 hundred years; it's rebuilt and redecorated with modern equipment. The Galle Fort Hotel is a boutique hotel and has 13 suites. It's better to book the hotel in advance as the rooms are less for booking. The hotel also offers bike hire and car hire.

 

Best 5 Star Hotels in Galle - The Unawatuna Area

Unawatuna Beach is about 5 kilometers away from Galle City, which can be reached in 20 minutes by the TuK-tuk car. Known as "one of the world's twelve largest beaches", Unawatuna Beach has beautiful landscape and local scenery. It is not only a tourist attraction but also a great place for locals to relax and meet on weekends. Unawatuna Beach is an ideal place for swimming and diving. It's also a popular holiday destination for tourists. The 5 star hotels in Unawatuna Beach area are less than the Galle City, the following 5 star hotels are recommended for reference. Recommended Sri Lanka tour for you:  7 Days Classic Sri Lanka Tour

 

Sergeant House Boutique Villa & Private Beach

  • Address: 381, Matara Road, Ganahena, Unawatuna,
  • Surrounding: Unawatuna Beach, Dalawella Beach
  • Direction: 1.8km from Unawatuna Railway Station




Sergeant House Boutique Villa & Private Beach is located near Unawatuna Beach; it's set in a boutique villa that showcases the colonial architecture of the 1800s. The Sergeant House Boutique Villa & Private Beach Hotel is only a 3-minute walk from Unawatuna Beach and a 15-minute drive from the Galle Fort. The hotel is close to supermarkets and restaurants, only 500 meters away.

 

Kaju Green Eco Lodges

  • Address: Mataramba, Unawatuna Moraduwawatta, Galle, 80600
  • Surrounding: Eluwilla Bird Sanctuary, Eluwila lake
  • Direction: 2.2km from Unawatuna Railway Station


Kaju Green Eco Lodges located at the Eluwilla Bird Sanctuary area; it's a unique natural resort-type hotel and only 10mins drive from the Galle Fort. Staying in the Kaju Green Eco Lodges Hotel, it seems that you are resting in nature and can feel the green ecological environment.



The promotion of healthy activities and the idea of living in harmony with nature are also the characteristics of the hotel. Kaju Green Eco Lodges Hotel offer free tuk-tuk for visitors could go and back from the Unawatuna Beach. The hotel also offers a variety of recreational activities, such as kayaking, yoga and floating yoga classes, and Pilates.

 

Best 5 Star Hotels in Galle - The Hikkaduwa Area

Hikkaduwa Beach is a surfing and snorkeling destination. It is also one of the most popular beaches in Sri Lanka. A large number of European and American travelers have come here for a holiday every year. The following 5 star hotels are recommended for reference. Recommended Sri Lanka tour for you: 11 Days Highlights of Sri Lanka Tour

 

Riff Hikkaduwa

  • Address: 870, Thirangama Galle Road, 80240
  • Surrounding: Hikkaduwa Beach, Narigama beach, Hikkaduwa Railway Station
  • Direction: 1.9km from Hikkaduwa Bus Station, 2.1km from Hikkaduwa Railway Station, 4.1km from Turtle Farm


Riff Hikkaduwa Hotel is located in the Hikkaduwa area; it's only 18 minutes walk to the Hikkaduwa Coral Reef. The hotel opened in 2018, with 33 rooms. The famous attractions of the Hikkaduwa diving area and the surfing area are within walking distance.
 



Many visitors rated the Riff Hikkaduwa Hotel is the nicest hotel in the area with a clean and beautiful minimalist design. The private beach is clean and lovely, with a lifeguard on duty. There is a Japanese restaurant on the roof with ocean views.

 

Villa Saffron Hikkaduwa

  • Address: 776, Galle Road, Thiranagama, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  • Surrounding: Hikkaduwa Beach, Narigama beach, Hikkaduwa Railway Station
  • Direction: 2.5km from Hikkaduwa Bus Station, 2.7km from Hikkaduwa Railway Station, 2.7 km from Turtle Farm


Villa Saffron Hikkaduwa Hotel opened in 2016. It's a typical villa type hotel, only 2.2km from Hikkaduwa Coral Reef. It's ideally located away from the street bustle and just on the beach. With only 5 rooms, this is a very relaxing and inspiring place.
 



The well-decorated Villa Saffron Hikkaduwa Hotel has a relaxed atmosphere, and the visitor could enjoy the garden, which is spacious with plenty of seating. Cycling is a popular activity in the Hikkaduwa. The Villa Saffron Hikkaduwa Hotel also offers bike rental service.

 

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