Bentota Beach, Bentota

4.3
#1 of 65 in Outdoors in Galle District
Experience the turquoise waters of the sea and unblemished coastal greenery at Bentota Beach, a well-known honeymoon destination approximately 65 km (40 mi) south of Sri Lanka's capital. Schedule a wedding in this exotic setting if you've decided to formally celebrate your love, or spend your time diving, body surfing, swimming, or trying out other water sports at the nearby river and lagoon. Put Bentota Beach into our Bentota trip app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Bentota.
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  • The Bentota Beach is a perfect place when you like deserted beaches and walking - you can stroll for hours visiting the beach bars. Excellent sand, calmness and views!  more »
  • One of the best beaches I've seen in my life. There are no restaurants that leave their entrances and deck chairs right in the water. As a result almost no sun beds on line of surf. Almost no people that in my opinion plus. The entrance into the water very smooth, and far enough to move away from the coast, to deep. But if you don't feel confident in water, it is better not to do so, waves can be strong enough and hard to deal with them. The water is clean and clear, but not blue and with a green tint. The few restaurants that I've seen are in expensive hotels and high prices. This beach is best to go for calmness and pure water, rather than dine or relax on a lounger.
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  • The magnificent coastline, no sun beds, just pure sand and ocean mad! Set the water is excellent, finely enough, small waves were during our stay! Very comfortable and nicely))
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Where to stay in Bentota

Most of the accommodations in Bentota lie close to the beach and the railroad track running parallel to the seashore. Luxury resorts spill out onto the beaches of the coast, while a few simpler, squat hotels sit alongside them, providing fewer facilities, but still right on the beach, and close to the main restaurants and bars of the town. Look inland for a few quieter options, including rental villas, eco-lodges, and guesthouses, hidden along the streets that wind through the rural areas.
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