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Bentota Holidays

Time Difference +05:00 GMT
Average Temperature 25°C
UK Flight Time 11 Hours
Fly To Bandaranaike International

Bentota Holidays

Known for being one of the most diverse holiday destinations, Bentota offers visitors both tranquillity and excitement. Located 64km south of Colombo, Sri Lanka's capital, Bentota is light-years away in difference. Here, the lazy days of soaking up the sun rays are endless. With its timeless charm, glamour and an equal balance of relaxation and excitement, Bentota knows how to 'holiday'.

Often described as the 'Pearl of the Indian Ocean', Bentota gives visitors exactly what they want. With friendly locals ready to make guests feel right at home from the outset and throughout, Bentota is the perfect getaway for families, couples and friends alike.

Within Sri Lanka, wildlife is a huge part of its tourism success and national culture. Bentota preserves and recognises the wildlife and offers visitors a look, as it has its own Sea Turtle Protection Association. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about, look and even hold and release baby turtles into the sea. It is a firm family favourite activity to take part in, and a magical once-in-a-lifetime moment for all.

If feeding off the Sri Lankan culture is down your alley, then visiting the famous architect, Geoffrey Bawa's home, Lunaganga, might be more your style. Here, you are able to tour the garden and house, which were thought to be his first laboratories for experiment. Visitors are even able to have lunch here, with homemade curry being served daily in the garden.

Also an interesting comparison to this is the home of Bevis Bawa, Geoffrey's brother, Brief Garden. This experience has a more personal feel to it, with being able to roam around the house and gardens freely and spend as much time as you need. The beautiful gardens are seen as a vision of paradise from a talented individual, much like his brother.

If the culture and wildlife isn't enough to sway your mind, then have no fear. Bentota has the sun rays to soak your skin, the beach to spend your days endlessly, and the memories to last you a life time. With everything you could possibly want within such a short distance of each other, why look any further? Enquire with us now and fill your flip-flops with culture, wildlife, relaxation and sunshine.

Things to do

  • Sea turtles
  • Temples
  • Beaches
  • Museums
  • Gardens

Bentota Holidays

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