Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka in Ultimate Luxury

Galle & Tangalle

From £3300 per person in low season
From £3500 per person in high season

based on 7 nights inc. flights

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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • Upgrade to Half Board at Amanwella

  • International economy flights and taxes from the UK

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Daily Breakfast

per person sharing. Prices subject to peak season surcharges, over periods such as Christmas and New Year.

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At a Glance

  • Wonderful combination of historic Galle with a beach stay in Tangalle

  • By combining the two Aman hotels you receive complimentary Half Board at Amanwella, Afternoon Tea, Mini Bar (excluding alcohol) and private transfers

  • You will also receive complimentary experiences such as a tour of Galle Fort, a traditional shave for him and a sandalwood facial for her, a tour of Milgirigala rock temple and the Amanwella 'Beach Buff' for two

  • Options to extend at each hotel, or use as a base to add on a variety of tailor-made options throughout Sri Lanka

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From May to August the Yala monsoon brings rain to the island’s southwestern half. The southwest has the highest rainfall – up to 4000mm a year. There is also an inter-monsoonal period in October and November when rain can occur in many parts of the island. Colombo and the low-lying coastal regions have an average temperature of 27°C. The sea stays at around 27°C all year. Climatically speaking, the driest (and best) seasons in Sri Lanka are from December to March for the west and south coasts.

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Itinerary

This itinerary provides a magical combination Amangalla in Galle with the luxury chic beach resort of Amanwella on Sri Lanka's palm-fringed south coast, providing a journey in Sri Lanka experienced in ultimate luxury. Aman Hotels put the guest at the very heart of what they do and are amazingly creative in the experiences they provide. Expect beautifully designed boutique hotels, amazing service and wonderfully crafted experiences.

  1. Days 1-4: Galle

    Starting off the trip, we have included three nights in Amangalla, located in the heart of Galle Fort, a UNESCO world heritage site. This property fantastically merges old-school colonial elegance with Aman's unique contemporary finishes. You will find the hotel carefully filled with antiques and old prints, yet with all the modern touches like a world-class spa, amazing pool and mouth watering cuisine. During the stay in Galle, take time to explore the incredible fort and visit Ambalangoda, the centre of mask making in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka as a whole is famed for its tea and a visit to one of the surrounding plantations is a must during your stay at Amangalla.

    Accommodation: Amangalla (3 nights)

  2. Days 4-8: Tangalle

    Next you will take a beautiful scenic drive to Tangalle, here you’ll have four beautiful nights to spend on the beach at Amanwella, the sister property of Amangalla. In our opinion, Amangalla sits on the best stretch of beach in Sri Lanka, and each suite has its own plunge pool for ultimate decadence. The suites are kitted out in traditional, minimalist Aman style complete with a huge amount of living space and free-standing bathtub. Most likely here, you’ll just want to relax but if you do decide to venture out, we can of course arrange some incredible experiences such snorkelling, surfing and blue whale watching depending on the season.

    Accommodation: Amanwella (4 nights)

Experiences

  • Early Morning Visit to Kudawella Fishing Harbour

    Get up early (leave around 7am) to go to Kudawella Fishing Harbour. Take a walk around the small harbour packed full of fishermen selling their catch.

  • Explore Galle Fort

    While staying in the Galle Fort take the time to discover this fascinating colonial town, filled with history. Founded in 1588 by the Portuguese, the fort was subsequently occupied by the Dutch and the British, so there is plenty to explore.

  • Explore the Kapu Ela River by boat & Cycle through Rural Galle

    Enjoy a scenic and immersive tour through the beautiful countryside surrounding Galle. Your journey will take you down the Kapu Ela River by boat and then by bike across the paddies, ending with a traditional Sri Lankan meal and a lesson in hopper making.

  • Galle Cooking Experience - Food for the Soul

    During your time in Sri Lanka you are sure to dine on some soul-stirring dishes, including the traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry. Food lovers will love this cooking experience, from the vibrant market of Galle to cooking in a local village.

  • Galle Fort Tour with a Local Host

    Galle’s main attraction is the 17th century Dutch Fort. Much of the old Fort and the township still remain, within its well-preserved bastions including its public buildings, churches, the famous lighthouse and a maze of narrow cobbled streets.

  • Kanneliya Rainforest Trek

    One of Sri Lanka's hidden secrets, Kanneliya Rainforest Reserve is an enchanting forest reserve which is home to some incredible wildlife. Within the thick canopy, explore this wild and undisturbed scenery, accompanied by your wildlife tracker.

  • Visit a Cinnamon Plantation

    Today head to Villa Mayurana, close to Koggala on Sri Lanka's South Coast. Learn about the process of growing cinnamon and the history that goes with it. Still a major export, cinnamon has medicinal values as well as being used in everyday cooking.

  • Visit to Mulkirigala Rock Temples

    Located near Tangalle, the Mulkirigala Rock Temples are home to seven ancient cave temples. Like the iconic Dambulla caves in the Cultural Triangle, here lies a number of reclining Buddha statues and fascinating cave paintings from the Kandyan Kingdom.

Location

Galle & Tangalle

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