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The Closenberg Legacy

Closenberg Hotel in Galle, Sri Lanka, was built in 1860 by the British Captain Francis Bayley, amongst the ruins of a Dutch fortalice. It stands on a peninsula flanked by Magalle Bay, and overlooks the UNESCO heritage listed iconic Galle Fort and mythical Rumassala mountain. Closenberg offers an authentic and unique heritage hotel experience; colonial splendour, set amidst lush tropical gardens, and panoramic ocean views. Our History

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    Closenberg is a dream wedding destination that provides beautiful scenery, excellent facilities and a base to explore sought after tourist attractions. The hotel continues to honour its romantic legacy – it was built by Captain Bayley, after all, as an ode to his wife Marina. Read More

Luna Terrace

Luna Terrace

Closenberg's infinity pool terrace, featuring a cocktail bar and sushi kitchen
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