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Fortaleza Middle Street is a modern holiday villa different in design to most other villas found within Galle Fort. It has high timber roofs, tall glass windows to welcome the tropical breeze, a vertical garden which gives a sense living with nature and interiors with a blend of Western and Oriental touches. Attention to detail includes louvered teak shuttering, handmade tiles and polished terrazzo bathrooms. Enter through Middle Street into the living and dining room with its vast timber ceilings. Through the living room is a TV area and kitchen opening out to a verandah and the gardens. Bedrooms are on the upper floor. Fortaleza Middle Street welcomes families. The villa is rented by the room or as a whole villa and is managed by the Fortaleza boutique hotel located just a short stroll away.
Two well-designed bedrooms are on the upper floor. There is a third twin room that is only offered when booking the King Room or the entire villa. Rooms have wooden floors and views of Galle Fort and the gardens below. In-room facilities include a/c, overhead fans, safe and ensuite bathrooms with h/w showers.
King Bedroom: Furnished with a king-size bed, this is a spacious bedroom with windows opening onto the garden down below. In-room facilities include a walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom with a polished terrazzo bathtub and h/w shower.
Family Suite: There is a twin room adjoining the King Bedroom and both can be booked together to form a Family Suite that can accommodate upto four guests. A balcony connects the two bedrooms.
Queen Bedroom: This is a bright and airy bedroom opening out to a balcony with views across Galle Fort.
Relax in the living room with plush sofas, in the verandah overlooking the gardens, or the roof terrace with views across the clay-tiled roofs. Meals are served on an eight-seater dining table. There are also several cafes and restaurants nearby, including Fortaleza’s bistro restaurant. Other villa facilities include wifi, satellite TV, garden with sun loungers, library and laundry service. Daily housekeeping, cook, butler. There is no swimming pool.
Fortaleza Middle Street is a refurbished, two-bedroom villa with modern interiors set within Galle’s 17C Dutch Fort. Galle’s beach playground, Unawatuna, is 15 minutes away. The travel time from Colombo’s international airport will take up to 2.5 hours via the Southern highway, or take an air taxi to Koggala lake. If you are then heading from the coast into the hills, we offer competitive rates on a daily sea plane between Koggala and Hatton.
Red Dot Average Score - 5 Reviews
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