The finest five star hotels in Bentota
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Bentota Destination Guide
As one of the more established 5 star romantic resorts in Sri Lanka, Bentota is set on the west coast of the paradise island. Its beach is well known for the golden sand and warm sea. Unsurprisingly this has made Bentota a special honeymoon getaway, ideal for newlyweds.
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Bentota Beach is surrounded by water, set in the Indian Ocean. It is also next to a tropical lagoon thus making water activities accessible to any holidaymaker. The Sri Lankan luxury spa resort offers the best in hospitality with exquisite local seafood provided for a fine dining experience. The overall experience during a stay at one of the leading wellness resorts in Sri Lanka will be one of pure relaxation.
- EATING AND DRINKING
Bentota has some of the best Sri Lanken restaurants on the island, offering alfresco dining and flavourful menus to satisfy your taste buds:
- Escoffier -
The perfect destination for al fresco dining in a comfortable modern environment. The exciting menu makes for a culinary experience that will top off your Sri Lankan holiday.
- Diya Sisila -
For a romantic evening meal serving delicious local cuisine, check out the Diya Sisila restaurant. The kitchen provides a variety of fresh fish curries, while the chef will take requests for any seafood dishes.
- Golden Grill -
With stunning lake views, the golden grill is a perfect lunchtime spot. The colourful decoration and friendly service creates a relaxed environment to enjoy some fine Sri Lankan cuisine.
- Silk Route -
For the best in Sri Lankan curries visit the Silk Route restaurant. The dining area has an open air atmosphere to accompany the huge array of tastes and flavours provided on their traditional Sri Lankan menu.
- CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS
While enjoying the tropical sun it is worth venturing inland to experience the authentic Sri Lanken culture and history.
- Bentota Buddhist Temple -
Also known as Galapata Vihara and originally dating back to the 12th century. It is most famous for the tooth relic of the 3rd disciple of Buddha as well as stunning carvings and artwork.
- Brief Gardens -
Situated 10km inland, the 2 hectare property is run as a museum and open gardens. Formerly the home of Bevis Bawa, the brother of the island’s famous architect Geoffrey Bawa, the property holds a large selection of local artefacts. The gardens offer some breathtaking landscape, with a highlight being the Japanese garden.
- Aluthgama market -
Every Monday there is a bustling market in Aluthgama providing local produce, antiques and colonial furniture. This is a perfect opportunity to pick up a souvenir from your trip Sri Lanka.
- THINGS TO DO
The weather and beautiful scenery means there are countless outdoor activities to keep you entertained during your Sri Lanken holiday.
- Water sports -
Known as one of the best beaches on the west coast, it is ideal for water activities during your luxury romantic escape in Bentota. The town is also by a lagoon and river meaning greater opportunity and variety for water based pursuits. From surfing to snorkelling there is something for everyone.
- Sea Turtles Project -
At the south of Bentota the project is a voluntary Link organisation that protects turtle eggs and babies until they are ready to be released. Established on the beach there is also an opportunity to volunteer for the organisation.
- Malubanna activities centre -
The centre offers a vast variety of local excursions for any inquisitive visitors looking to