Aqua Vista, the pinnacle of luxury vertical living in Galle
The dream of living in an idyllic, private haven in one of the country’s most prestigious property developments, located just a five-minute drive from the iconic Galle Fort, is fast becoming a reality. The process of obtaining the necessary approvals for Fairway’s Aqua Vista luxury oceanfront apartment project from the Galle Municipal Council and all other statutory authorities – including the Central Environmental Authority, the Coastal Conservation Department and the Urban Development Authority – has been completed within the projected time frame of two years. Now homeowners can anticipate experiencing an exclusive lifestyle in a spectacular location in Galle – the focal point of the Southern Riviera, with its unique blend of charm, culture and oceanfront living.
Inspired by the magnificent Galle Fort – which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site – Fairway’s Aqua Vista, which is located atop a cliff, offers state-of-the-art living spaces carefully positioned to highlight breathtaking views of the ocean and sunsets that will never lose their appeal. Efforts have been made to provide a comprehensive range of facilities including an infinity swimming pool and kids’ pool, a poolside lounge, a fully equipped gym, a rooftop terrace, a drivers’ rest room, a yoga room, a multi-functional hall, a meeting room and several recreational areas together with access to the Fairway Beach Clubhouse at Unawatuna. Living at Aqua Vista will offer ample opportunities to indulge one’s senses and at the same time maintain one’s peace of mind.
Designed by the renowned architect Murad Ismail – a student of the legendary Geoffrey Bawa – Aqua Vista is being constructed by MAGA Engineering on 225 perches of prime land that borders the ocean and comprises a 20 level high-rise tower with penthouses and apartments of two, three and four bedrooms. All efforts have been made to minimise the environmental impact with the use of eco-friendly materials. The apartments will be provided with energy-efficient LED lights and water saving systems.
Two high speed elevators will serve the homeowners with one being a stretcher elevator with provision for a medical emergency. Telecommunication will be provided through a high speed FTTH internet connection and there will be a television system with provisions for cable TV and local TV channels. There will be provision for electrical vehicle charging at every car port with a limited number of additional car ports available for purchase.
Precautionary measures will be taken to ensure safety in case of fire including an automatic fire sprinkler system, a wet riser system with fire-fighting hose reels and fire extinguishers placed at each level with hazard detection systems to provide safeguards. 24 hour security will be provided with an Access Control System as an added safeguard.
Aqua Vista is located on the Galle Road and thus provides quick access to all parts of the city, the unique ambience of which makes it the perfect place to buy a holiday apartment in. The Galle Fort, with its cobblestone streets lined with superb examples of colonial Dutch architecture in the form of beautiful churches, museums and residences that take you back to another era, its cafes, restaurants and boutiques where you can eat and shop to your heart’s content and its windswept ramparts overlooking the sea where you can spend a pleasant evening, the Dutch Hospital complex and the Galle Cricket Grounds are all within easy reach of Aqua Vista.