From our salt water swimming pool to local expeditions. Discover the magic behind The Galle Face Hotel and beyond!
The Galle Face Hotel swimming pool, the only salt water pool in Colombo, is private to hotel Guests and is the ideal place to relax with a cool drink or swim a few laps to work out the aches and pains after a busy day in the office or exploring the city. The poolside area is a great place to sip on a cocktail and watch the sun go down.
Open daily from 6am to 7pm
*We are excited to announce that the hotel will be hosting a poolside event to commemorate Summer 2017 on the 1st of July and therefore will close the pool and south lawn on the said date.
Colombo, Kandy, Sigiriya, Galle and any of other wondrous sights of Sri Lanka are within easy reach through our Galle Face Hotel Expeditions Team. Bespoke arrangements by the Team ensure a seamless experience.
The Galle Face Hotel offers a fleet of four wheel drive Nissan X-Trail's for our guests whilst in Colombo. From private arrival and departures at the Bandaranaike International airport to daily business trips or sightseeing tours, our Galle Face Hotel Expeditions Team will provide luxury and time efficient transportation to suit your requirements.
Mercedes Benz or BMW are also available upon request. Prices include comprehensive insurance and specially trained drivers.
Located in the main lobby of the hotel, our experienced Concierge team is available and ready to assist you with your needs and provide local and International expertise and knowledge to ensure your time in Colombo is enjoyable and fulfilling.
A place of tranquillity to immerse yourself in the spell binding 3001, the final odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke, the excitement of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s escapades, the amazing Noel Coward and the humour of Mark Twain, all of whom stayed at the Galle Face Hotel.
Play a game of chess or backgammon or simply sit quietly to get away from the hum drum of the surrounding city.