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Bentota Beach

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beautiful beach

One of the most stunning beaches we have ever visited. Simply stunning and so clean. The beach is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nice & Clean

I went for early walks on the beach which was very good Lots of people of all ages were walking and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the most stunning beaches we have ever visited. Simply stunning and so clean. The beach is very quiet but beware the waves in the Ocean as very strong.

Thank Del885
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went for early walks on the beach which was very good Lots of people of all ages were walking and strolling. I did not see any one swimming!

Thank Aravinth1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are lots of different parts to Bentota Beach, there is a stretch that has a lagoon on one side, then it sprawls down alongside the road, so there are lots of different places to get to it from. Whichever you choose it’s almost deserted,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hotel The Surf was just on the beach The beach is clean with clear blue water sea. I had a swim too in the sea.. You can see a lot of jogger’s both in the morning and the evening. Saw coast guards meticulously monitoring...More

Thank Ganesh J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely staff, beautiful hotel, staff can't do enough for you, very very clean, food good and beach is amazing. Can't fault it at all.

Thank Andrea1971-123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You want sunsets this is the place ! Sunsets here are incredible, standing in the Indian Ocean has to be done, an incredible experience!!!

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean water and sand and not dirty like others very good experience and lot of things to do nearby Beware of tourist traps which take u to high expensive restaurants and shops Beach is nice and water sports are nice at the river

Thank suneetkamra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is just beautiful, simple as that. Very quiet and most importantly unspoilt. Fantastic sunsets to be witnessed from here of an evening too

Thank MarkyM3108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Bentota twice and simple loved the beaches here as it’s very clean and appealing . It’s bit quite compare to Hikkadua but it’s more beautiful in terms of nature .

Thank Shaaz K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Constant murmur of JetSki, Gliders, motor boats and speedboats are heard. Locals flock to beach strip in front of the railway station to indulge in beaching. Walk towards the tip of the panhandle to enjoy some seclusion if that is what you after. It's a...More

Thank ALankanSoul
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Response from Garry M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Good Karma Villa, just 10 minutes from bentota beach and with a fantastic swimming pool, garden, and chef. Highly recommended.
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Response from GVaiddya | Reviewed this property |
Bentota is a very nice place, in October the season typically starts... so book your stay in advance. Another good place for honeymoon will be Nuwara, we found it very romantic. For bentota try Kurumba Villas, it’s off the... More