Bentota Beach, Bentota

4.3
#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. Put Bentota Beach into our Bentota trip app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Bentota.
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  • Really nice tropical beach, however not a great deal going on. If your looking for restaurants, bars, water sports etc I’d suggest Hikkaduwa would be more suited. However if you want a nice quiet tran...  more »
  • Bentota beach is a long golden beach with hotels built discretely and set with palm trees. It’s fairly shallow and safe to bath i most times of the year. Best to check with hotel staff. I’ve been to t...  more »
  • Vacationing couple in January 2017 onwards, quiet, calm, friendly people. A friend of mine said: "you came to spend money, we will help you".
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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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