A Small Luxury Hotels of the World member, Tamarind Hill is a colonial style luxury boutique hotel. As a UNESCO World Heritage site, Galle has many historical buildings, yet Tamarind Hill stands out as one of the most illustrious and romantic of its time. It was built over 250 years ago and was once the home of the head of the P&O shipping line and has a long and noble history. It is also in a fantastic location close to the Galle Fort and the seafront.
The bedrooms are all very spacious and stylish, with large four poster beds, antique furnishings and large luxury bathrooms. There is also a lovely restaurant, bar, lounge and small spa. The hotel also boasts a lovely swimming pool and access to the local river where you can go on boat trips or canoeing.
The main activity is sightseeing in Galle and also whale watching tours. The hotel itself offers a spa and swimming pool for recreational use as well as boat trips on the local river which passes the hotel.