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Bentota Beach, Bentota

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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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  • We stuck in bentota for awhile. The beach itself is normal. Clean. Huge. But at 10 am Sun begins holding and under the umbrella and tear the body from the scorching sand. The first day we were offered 2 lounge chairs with an umbrella for 3 h for 500 rupees. On the second day the same 500 rupees only 2:00. Strange logic to them. Nothing better to earn, let sun loungers stand empty. For 2 Sun beds and umbrella on the day asking 1600-2000 rupees.
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  • The beach has glorious sand, lovely warm water and very few people when we went in March 2017. It is peaceful as businesses are not allowed to operate directly on the beach so you do have to walk to n...  more »
  • Open to the public. A very long thin expanse of golden sand backed by thin jungle. Basically left to sunbathe and enjoy the warm sea with little disturbance. Depending were one was on the beach away f...  more »