If you’re looking for a beach holiday packed with charm and a great choice of things to do, Bentota offers an ideal blend. Set along the tropical coast of southwest Sri Lanka, Bentota is blessed by miles of pristine golden sands and azure Indian Ocean, making it a fantastic beach and water sports destination.
Offering much more than fun and relaxation in the sun and sea, an interesting mix of local and cultural attractions makes it easy to explore the diversity of island life. Highlights include ancient temples and colonial influences like the Portuguese fort,
meeting the babies at Bentota’s turtle hatchery and visiting the splendid Brief Garden estate of Bevis Bawa.
You can take a safari at the Yala Wild Life Park
, enjoy various water sports, explore the coral reefs in a glass boat, visit historical sights and release three-day-old turtle hatchlings into the sea.
Located 90 km from the airport, Vivanta by Taj Bentota is a scenic 62km drive from Colombo down south. So be sure to soak in a bit of Lankan spirit on your way there!