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Bentota Beach

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“warm water”(19 reviews)
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Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
1  Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Soft sand between our toes, breezy with the sound of waves crashing relentlessly and gorgeous sunsets Bentota is beautiful. Unfortunately as I’m not a strong swimmer I dared not venture out too far into the waters. It’s certainly isn’t calm waters because it is the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lagoon19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bentota Beach is a fabulous spot, only an hour away from Colombo if you take the Southern Expressway. Very family friendly beach, good surfing on one end, and wonderful swimming on the other end.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SriyaniT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach and awesome views. Love the sunset in the evening. Have a great time there and love this beach

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ayenish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful awesome location !! Place is very clean and all the necessary utilities are there. The Hotel staff very caring and supportive .Everything was very good during the stay. We enjoying every moments with our family .Thank you

Date of experience: September 2018
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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