A popular hotel in a prime location always makes for a promising holiday and that’s exactly what you get when you visit and stay in Bentota Beach Sri Lanka.
Bentota Beach Sri Lanka offers a wealth of charming beach and spa resorts located along one of the finest beaches on the South West coast. It is almost at one with the Indian Ocean, where people return again and again after experiencing its magic.
Guests can arrive in style from the airport by taking the sea plane to Bentota River. With its lively fish markets, cultural excursions and broad, sandy and gently shelved beaches Bentota Beach in Sri Lanka offers a wealth of both relaxing and exciting activities.
The beaches are also home to the Giant Sea Turtles. You can visit the hatchery at Kosgoda which has prepared, protected beds of sand for the eggs which are laid annually and there are large tanks to view the young before they are returned to the sea. You can also combine this with the nightly entertainment of disco, bongos or live reggae.
The South West is also well known for its Ayurvedic centres. Ayuverdic treatments are the East’s answer to healing through herbal medicine and it’s a great way to detoxify your body, rejuvenate your mind and de-stress, allowing for an even more relaxing break. A two week stay will help you to experience the true effects of the Ayuverdic treatments.
Inland, you can head to the Brief Gardens, a 25 acre estate landscaped by Bevis Bawa. These stunning gardens have many “rooms” to delight and a visit to the living Art gallery House and a visit to the surrounding waterfalls can be arranged.
Continuing south you can enjoy the best of Sri Lankan handicrafts and skilled basket weavers, papier mache workshops, batik paintings, antique colonial furniture and the famous mask carvers and devil dancers of Ariya pala and Ambalangoda.
Hikkaduwa is 40 minutes away from Bentota and is the most commercial of Sri Lanka’s coastal resorts. Crowded with nightclubs, tourist stalls, water sports centers, and tourist shops, it is worth a visit to get a real feel for the area. There is plenty to choose from and one thing is for sure, the beauty of Bentota Beach Sri Lanka is unrivalled.