Relaxing vistas beckon you to Bentota

Relaxing vistas beckon you to Bentota

Serene views like this will make you come back for more

Serene views like this will make you come back for more | Photo credit: Pranav Bhasin

Get in touch with your inner self at a Buddhist temple

Get in touch with your inner self at a Buddhist temple | Photo credit: Pranav Bhasin

Peaceful, serene and scenic - Bentota

Peaceful, serene and scenic - Bentota | Photo credit: Pranav Bhasin

Destination Snapshot

  • Travel Style

  • First Timers
  • Lovebirds
  • Beach Bums
    • Language

      Sinhala, Tamil, English
    • Altitude

      At sea level
    • Time zone

      GMT/UTC + 5.5 Hours
    • Theme

      Beach

The mighty Indian Ocean beckons you to test its waters; Welcome to Bentota, Sri Lanka’s water sports heaven!

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  • Water Sports

    Bentota is one of the best beach destinations in Sri Lanka and it features a wide range of water sports activities

  • Beaches

    The pristine and unpolluted beaches at Bentota are natural marvels in themselves, and you cannot miss their sheer beauty.

Be prepared

  • Humidity

    Since Bentota lies in a coastal area, it is humid throughout the year. Keep yourself well hydrated.

Describing It

A beautiful beach town which adorns the coastline of Sri Lanka, Bentota is the perfect destination for a seaside holiday. Located approximately 62 kilometres away from Colombo, Bentota is a spread of untouched countryside landscape which lies on the Southern tip of Sri Lanka.

Famous for its pristine white beaches along the Indian Ocean, Bentota offers you an excellent break to rejuvenate your senses and enjoy a vacation full of fun and frolic. Bentota is the perfect location for a holiday; be it with family, friends or your loved one. Apart from being an attraction in itself, it also serves as an excellent base camp to explore other tourist destinations in Sri Lanka.

Nestled at the end of the Lankan coast, Bentota is one of the most sought-after destinations in Sri Lanka when it comes to water sports. There are endless possibilities to indulge in some thrilling activities on the sands as well as the sea, and adrenaline junkies can have the time of their life here.

Bentota enjoys a characteristic coastal climate and offers relaxing environs with lush green vegetation and alluring beaches fringed by palm trees all around. If you are looking forward to a laid-back seaside holiday experience with nothing to do but relax and indulge in some water sports, Bentota is the place to be!