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Bentota is categorised as Beachside

Bentota River (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)
Belilena Cave
Turtle Conservation Centre (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)
Bentota Station (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Bentota is a beach resort 80 kms South of Colombo and is renowned for its beachside resorts and watersports.
  • Bentota is famous for its toddy production, an alcoholic beverage made out of coconut nectar.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Colombo (80 kms)

Bentota has 0 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

3 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Bentota

Short Break (4-6 nights)2
Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Bentota

Short Break

  • Colombo - Bentota Short Break (4 Nights)
  • Ramayana Tour of Sri Lanka (6 Nights)


  • The Serendipity Tour (7 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

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    Conservation project at Kosgoda, 11 kms South of Bentota to preserve a prime turtle nesting site of Sri Lanka
    Animal Rescue Centre
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    The National Maritime Museum or National Maritime Archaeology Museum is located within the Galle fort. There are maps, naval craft, ropes, earthenware, beer mugs, smoking pipes, barrels, vast amount of articles including artillery guns and sailor shoes, some of which are nearly 800 years old
    Heritage Museum
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    The Kelani Valley Forest Reserve was established to conserve and protect the watershed of Kelani river which is home to a wide variety of Sri Lanka's endemic flora & fauna. One can ride mountain bikes through jungle clad hills and plantations growing low country tea and rubber. Serendib Scops Owl is a newly discovered bird first found in this forest.
    Lake or Riverside
    Belilena Caves is a famous large cave in Sri Lanka that holds evidence of a 12,000 year old skeletal remains of a lost generation of Sri Lanka's Balangoda Man (also described as Homo Sapiens). In order to reach the cave, one has to walk through the jungle and use a rope or rope ladder for entry.
    Heritage Site
    Pre Historic, Caves

Destinations within reach from Bentota

  • Hikkaduwa ( 35 Km )

    Hikkaduwa is a well-known international destination for board-surfing and offers crystal clear more

  • Galle ( 70 Km )

    Galle is a heritage port and a beach resort 150 kms South of Colombo, renowned for its heritage more

  • Colombo ( 80 Km )

    Colombo is a commercial capital of Sri Lanka and arrival point for tourists to Sri Lanka. Colombo more

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Getting There

No Localities defined for Bentota (Localities are defined only for destinations that are large enough and/or have many hotels)

Nearest Airport in Bentota
  • Bandaranaike International Airport ( CMB ) , Colombo-80 Kms
Recommended travel connections to Bentota from Major Cities.
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Cochin (Ernakulam)
New Delhi

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