The Fortress Resort and Spa

Sri Lanka: South West Sri Lanka

Combine both luxury and location in this beautiful resort where you can enjoy access to great surf spots whilst indulging in the wonders of a first class resort.




Shaded by canopies of cascading trees, this al fresco restaurant offers magnificent views of the hotel's swimming pool as well as the glittery blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Tuck into a Greek or Lebanese wrap as you watch the waves roll in the moonlight. Whether it is a Sri Lankan curry or a savoury hot creation from the wood-fired pizza oven, you will relish every meal here.

Fortress signature seafood platter with lobster and lagoon prawns with pepper sauce.



Enjoy authentic Sri Lankan food in an elegant setting with lacy waves and the distant horizon forming the backdrop. Using the history of Sri Lanka's cuisine, spices and traditions, customary flavours are presented in an exciting and creatively modern way. Look on as our skilled chefs create sensational masterpieces that showcase the true art of Asian cooking before your very eyes. Experience first-hand the aroma of the exotic spices native to Sri Lanka, and get a taste of what Old Ceylon and Modern Asia is all about.

Chicken Cordon Bleu with Red Wine Jus, and Aus Angus Beef Tenderloin.


At Duo, the ambiance is mellow and the lighting is soft with candlelight, creating the perfect atmosphere for a romantic evening with that special someone. Clink your glasses in style and celebrate the true essence of wine at this restaurant which offers a diverse selection of over 2000 old and new world wines, ranging from rare vintages to great classics of the old world. Our great wines compliment the flavours of our menus as you indulge in some irresistible cuisines with every sip you take.

Old and New World wines, from rare vintages and the great classics of the old world to award-winning newfound gems.



The T- Lounge is an airy Sri Lankan tea lounge with spectacular sea and garden views, which offers flavours, aromas associated with Colonial Ceylon through tea. With a central preparation area, guests can watch and learn about the tea making ceremony and the story of Ceylon tea. Over 30 Dilmah premium handpicked teas are on offer, including many specialties such as 'white tip tea'- said to fight infection and strengthen the immune system. Enjoy a cup of afternoon tea with our homemade cheese cake to compliment the setting.

White Tip Tea and over 30 Dilmah premium handpicked teas. 


In-Room Dining

Twenty-four hour In-Room Dining is available for guests wanting to indulge within the intimate settings of their room, loft or residence. Menus from all open outlets are served in the room personally, and if the guest wishes, course-by-course.

Wolf Blass Traminer Riesling, French Medoc, Banana Blossom Bliss, Nederburg Cabernet Sauvignon


Chef Bio

A diploma holder in catering and hotel management, Kumar counts over 28 years of culinary experience in the domestic and international hospitality industry. During his tenure as Chef, he has worked for more than 15 years with the Hilton chain while training at Hilton Rome. His overseas experience comprises considerable tenures at Kurumba Village Hotel in Maldives and Alpha In-flight Catering Services in Australia. Kumar Joined Fortress as the Executive Chef in 2011.