Bentota is located 64km south of Colombo in the South-western coastal belt of Sri Lanka. CMB Colombo Bandaranaike Airport at Katunayake – Negombo being 37km north of the city of Colombo, Bentota is approximately 101km south of the airport.
Bentota can be reached by the Colombo – Galle main road (A2) as well as the Colombo – Galle – Matara Southern Railway line. While the railway line from Negombo to Colombo mostly runs through inland, the continuation of the track from Colombo to Matara passing Bentota, hugs the southern coast most of the time enabling you to enjoy the pristine tropical beaches that pop up in between.
Just across the Bentota Bridge over the River Bentara also called the ‘Bentota Ganga’ is the coastal town of Bentota.Bentota is a very pretty rural area: the greenery of the landscape needs a special mention. Most of the land is well shaded and sheltered by tall trees with coconut palm trees dominating the landscape.
Importance of Bentota
Bentota is famed as the prime beach resort of the south-western and southern coastal belts of Sri Lanka. South of the city of Colombo, the city of Kalutara with its fine beach is the gateway to south western and southern bay beaches. Kalutara is the next popular beach after Bentota. The Beruwala Bay Beach that is found just before reaching Aluthgama at the Bentota Bridge and Bentota Bay Beach just over the bridge are the most popular twin beaches along the coast. The coast towards the further South too is replete with lovely topical beaches making it ideal for a perfect beach holiday with the sun and sand.
However, the Bentota Bay Beach, being encompassed within the Bentota National Holiday Resort Complex that features a fully-fledged support and serve infrastructure, is the most popular beach resort of Sri Lanka. With an array of luxury hotels, facilities and amenities for the foreign tourists, Bentota provides the perfect location for extended holidays by the beach. Furthermore, for the lovers of water sports, Bentota, in addition to its pristine palm fringed beaches, brings in more pleasures nowhere else to be found.
Calm seas during the season from November to April make Bentota Beach ideal for snorkelling, diving, sailing, wind surfing, water-skiing and deep-sea fishing on a traditional outrigger canoe. Bentota enriched with safe swimming conditions in the season combined with fun water sports and exciting excursions that set up an ideal background for a relaxed holiday in Sri Lanka, is an attraction for families. Accommodation options at Bentota ranges from 5-star luxury resorts to midrange and budget properties.
(Following accommodation list is randomly generated)Hotels & Other Accommodation
Koggala Beach Hotel
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0112816039
Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa
Galle Road, Yalegama, Induruwa 80510
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0342271240
No:503, Thembiliyana Estate, Dehiowita
Tel : 0362230194
No. 67, Matara Road, Ahangama.
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0912283296
Galle Road, Ahungalle
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0913098689
Uswaththa Ihala, Yaddehimulla, Unawatuna
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0912250159
The Long Beach Resort & Spa
Koggala, Habaraduwa, Sri Lanka.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0112853485
No. 12a, Mangala Mawatha, Bentota
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0342271136
Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa
National Holiday Resort, Bentota.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0342275073
Citrus - Hikkaduwa
No. 400, Galle Road, Hikkaduwa
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0914383244
Thaproban Pavilion Resort & Spa
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0914944184
P. O. Box 01, 80615, Talpe
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0912283460
Hotel Rock Fort
Gurukanda Watta-dalawella, Unawatuna
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0912250341
The Surf Bentota.
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0342275126
Lavanga Resort And Spa
Galle Road, Pathuwatha, Hikkaduwa
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0912277623
Whispering Palms Hotel
Galle Road, Yalegama, Induruwa
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0342275181
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