Amari Galle Celebrates First Anniversary

January, 22, 2019

One year ago, the historic city of Galle welcomed ONYX Hospitality’s third property to Sri Lankan, Amari Galle. Overlooking the Indian Ocean, surrounded by lush greenery, the 172-room Amari Galle beach front property is looking forward to another exciting year to host guests the Amari way.

Speaking on the occasion, Puneet Dutta said, “We are thrilled to celebrate our first anniversary, which represents a significant milestone for Amari and the destination. We are proud of the success that our resort and team have experienced thus far, but I am even more excited to see what the future holds. We are confident that Amari Galle will continue to inspire modern travellers from around the world to visit and experience all that this historic and extraordinary destination has to offer.”

Amari Galle’s architecture and design take inspiration from the natural beauty of the Galle coastline. panoramic view of the ocean, the gentle sea breeze and warm southern smiles of the Amari Galle team greet guests upon arrival.

Every guest room and suite at Amari Galle offers sea views and private balconies. Light-filled and spacious interiors capture the tranquillity of the coastline with soothing colour schemes that create a beach house feel and artwork which reflects the common sights of the surrounding area. The hotel offers accommodation options in five broad categories: Deluxe Ocean View, Deluxe Terrace Ocean View and Grand Deluxe Ocean View Rooms, One Bedroom Suites, and the 360-square-metre Presidential Suite complete with roof terrace and private plunge pool.

Ahara Gourmet Gallery, the signature market-style restaurant of Amari Galle, offers guests the opportunity to interact with chefs and experience the vibrant flavours of Asian and international cuisines inspired by the region’s rich street food culture.

Shoreline Beach Club provides the ideal setting for guests to take in the calming view of the ocean while sampling a variety of snacks and cocktails.

The rooftop bar, Bommu, named after the local expression “let’s have a drink”, is the ideal place to unwind and mingle. The ambience of the bar is picturesque with the serene and ever-changing ocean horizon as the backdrop. Bommu introduces a range of classic and innovative cocktails, locally inspired tapas and soothing tunes from the house DJ. Reflecting the Amari commitment to facilitating shared experiences, all three of Amari Galle’s dining locations provide the perfect atmosphere for sharing and togetherness.

Another feature unique to Amari is the Voyager Lounge, a comfortable and relaxed space ideal for informal gatherings, reading, working or light meals. Open to all guests, this 24-hour facility also features a library, showers and luggage-sized lockers, perfect for travellers who are arriving early or departing late at night.

Amari Galle is well positioned to cater to a wide variety of guest needs. For families with children, there is a kids’ pool, a supervised kids’ club, and babysitting services on request. Guests who wish to indulge in complete relaxation can visit Breeze Spa, which offers a range of mood-based therapies. Concocted especially for Amari Galle, the signature treatment at Breeze Spa is the Galle Ceylon Retreat Package, a locally inspired therapeutic ritual infused with the country’s iconic spices and herbs.

To help travellers enjoy the most of Galle and its diverse attractions, the hotel’s warm and friendly Amari Hosts are at hand to provide local destination recommendations and tips.

Amari Galle is equipped to handle meetings, seminars, product launches and workshops with a ballroom that can accommodate approximately 250 people for seated dinners, supported by three IDEA rooms designed for creative meetings. Amari Galle is also a perfect venue for weddings, with options of a beach front, poolside or a more traditional setting of a banquet wedding.

Amari Galle is one of the largest internationally-branded hotel properties on the southern coast and is undoubtedly an ideal location for any occasion, be it business functions, weddings and celebrations or simply to relax and experience the very best of modern Asia and the historic town of Galle, rich in culture and tradition. For more information or reservations, visit

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