Bentota, undoubtedly the most popular beach resort in Sri Lanka is popular for its golden sand stretchy beaches dotted with swaying palm trees. Bentota is home for many a small guest houses, star class resorts and some fine boutique hotels.
Not only the beaches, Bentota is popular for its river boat trips in Benthara River which is a good place to see some wildlife such as birds and water monitors. Little interior of Bentota is an ideal destination see local culture, temples, monasteries and authentic village life.
Benthara river is very popular for its water sports such as jet skiing, water jets, banana boat rides, tube rides and various other water sports such as Windsurfing. Bentota is conveniently situated just 2 hours from Colombo.