Sri Lanka's first Amari hotel to open in Galle

Hotel brand Amari has announced plans to open a new hotel in Galle Sri Lanka in March 2017.

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Featuring 172 rooms and suites and a multi-tiered pool deck, the hotel will provide direct beach access. The building will also feature Amari’s signature Breeze Spa, two restaurants, banquet facilities and a fitness centre.


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 The seaside city of Galle is on the southwestern tip of Sri Lanka, located approximately 90 minutes by car from the capital city of Colombo.

The hotel will provide an ideal base from which to explore the destination’s variety of historical and cultural features, including the Galle Fort Unawatuna Beach, Sinharaja Forest Reserve and National Museum of Galle.


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