Fort Bazaar, Galle, Sri Lanka

Located in the heart of the historic Galle Fort, Fort Bazaar offers a moment of quiet luxury housed in a former 17th century gem merchants abode. Relax in the pretty courtyard, unwind in the Balinese style spa, and dine on local delicacies of curried crab, or exotic tagines in the buzzing Church Street Social.

There are 15 spacious rooms and suites, with high ceilings, airy contemporary design, four-poster beds, state of the art bathrooms and some with garden terraces. This is the ideal location to explore the forts many attractions from heritage walks, culinary tours to exploring the local markets. Beyond the fort head to one of the many surrounding sandy beaches or even to Mirissa for a whale watching excursion.