Bentota Beach, Bentota

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#1 of 65 in Outdoors in Galle District
Experience the turquoise waters of the sea and unblemished coastal greenery at Bentota Beach, a well-known honeymoon destination approximately 65 km (40 mi) south of Sri Lanka's capital. Schedule a wedding in this exotic setting if you've decided to formally celebrate your love, or spend your time diving, body surfing, swimming, or trying out other water sports at the nearby river and lagoon. For Bentota Beach and beyond, use our Bentota holiday planner to get the most from your Bentota vacation.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Neat and clean beach , not too much crowded . long beach , enjoy the walking and explore the beach with your loved ones . only few km away from colombo airport . people who like peace this is the best...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    The beach itself is quite nice. Some days it looked cleaner than others (2 week stay) so someone must be cleaning it all be it infrequently. There is some hassle from guides, sellers and restaurants b...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Wide long beach with nice soft sand. Unfortunately there is no restaurant or shop. Out of main season without many people.  more »

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Where to stay in Bentota

Most of the accommodations in Bentota lie close to the beach and the railroad track running parallel to the seashore. Luxury resorts spill out onto the beaches of the coast, while a few simpler, squat hotels sit alongside them, providing fewer facilities, but still right on the beach, and close to the main restaurants and bars of the town. Look inland for a few quieter options, including rental villas, eco-lodges, and guesthouses, hidden along the streets that wind through the rural areas.
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