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Bentota Beach

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“warm water”(19 reviews)
“strong currents”(17 reviews)
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Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is your beach paradise, particularly to the South end. Massive wide open beaches soft sand and strong rollers lapping onto the beach. Fun beachfront cafes who entice you with cheap beer only to say it's run out. The expensive replacing it is not that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PeterDow
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went in the off season so we couldn't swim in the ocean. But it's a nice coastline & lovely place to chill out in your resort. We did a river safari which was amazing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shellidge
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beatyful, peaceful and perfect. Sunbeds and parasol. Could be more restaurants. Just go there! Love it !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eva E
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is absolutely stunning! Very long and broad strip of sand with warm and beautiful ocean on the one side and beautiful green trees on the other. The sand is very pleasant and silky. Lots of nice bars and cafes. Great and safe swimming...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amk2f
Reviewed 1 week ago

A walk along this beach on a weekend gave me a wonderful display of national diversity. People of every creed were enjoying themselves in and around the water. Being from Sydney it’s not often that I see fully clothed people immersed in water-based fun, so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Renee M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely sea bathing and wonderful sunsets. The Bentota beach rock cafe was lovely and the food wonderful

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Soft sands Clear sea Perfect sunbathing and relaxing environment Rates to hire sunbeds and parasols worked out about £5 per day So far on our Sri Lanka tour this is definitely the best beach

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful beach town.. Its a must visit for any Srilanka trip. Do spend at least 2 days here. One can further travel to Mirissa and Galle from here, which offers scenic and pristine view of the ocean. Explore small cafes and organic food joints...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jain_deepika
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful beach, excellent place for long walks in the astonishing nature of the Indian Ocean.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tatooine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of jelly fish and high tide too dangerous to swim in, could only stand at edge of water. Apparently underwater currents and saw a the navy looking for a local that had apparently drowned

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lubna S
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Eveli L
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Response from excelstor | Reviewed this property |
We booked with VTS Lanka , really good. About 3 hours on the noat. Would use them again.
Deborah M
18 October 2018|
Response from Udaya K |
Dear guest All the hotel front beach area they had rise warning flags . Public area near to Avani hotel government had established the life guard point for emergency .
7 October 2018|
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Response from wkhasintha | Reviewed this property |
yeah,It is available