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  • In recent years, Bentota has become a seaside resort that is very popular among tourists. It deserves its reputation for its beautiful sandy beach lined with coconut trees. Visitors come to the region to relax and enjoy the ocean. But you will also have the opportunity to walk on the Bentota Ganga river where you will discover the rich and varied flora and fauna. Around Bentota, you will also find ...
    Mickael David
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Sri Lanka

In recent years, Bentota has become a seaside resort that is very popular among tourists. It deserves its reputation for its beautiful sandy beach lined with coconut trees.
Visitors come to the region to relax and enjoy the ocean.
But you will also have the opportunity to walk on the Bentota Ganga river where you will discover the rich and varied flora and fauna.
Around Bentota, you will also find other small resorts, such as Beruwela, Kalutara, Kosgoda and also Wadduwa. All offer beautiful sandy beaches and allow you to relax in peace.

Bentota: what to do?

You will also have the opportunity to walk on the river Bentota Ganga where you will discover the rich and varied fauna and flora. You can also see the remains of the Temple of Galpata.

In recent years, Bentota has become a seaside resort that is very popular among tourists. It deserves its reputation for its beautiful sandy beach lined with coconut trees. Visitors come to the region to relax and enjoy the ocean.

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Bentota: the key figures

Surface area : 65600.0 km2

Population : 19700000 inhabitants

  • Beautiful sandy beaches
  • Opportunity to practise sports
  • Few cultural sites are on offer in the area
  • The region is very frequented by tourists

Reminders

To enter temples, dress appropriately.

To avoid

Avoid talking about politics or about the conflicts taking place in the north with the Tamils .

Bentota: what to eat?

Rice with curry remain the main dish of the island. You can eat spicy and delicious food. You can also try many dishes made from coconut. The soups are often very good and based on lentils. As for meat, chicken and goat are most often cooked. The fish is also very present. For dessert, don't miss the choice of exotic fruits, bananas, papayas, coconut, pineapples, mangoes.

Bentota: what to buy?

From Sri Lanka, you can bring back precious stones, baskets, fabrics and saris and also tea and spices.

Bentota Reviewedhotels
  • 9.1 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    Saman villas
    Bentota - Sri Lanka
    Hotel Hotel 3 Etoile(s)

    The Saman Villas hotel is a small structure, ideal for honeymoons. ...

  • 8.7 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    Club Villa
    Bentota - Sri Lanka
    Hotel Hotel 3 Etoile(s)

    Nested in the heart of a tropical garden,the Club Villa is a ...

  • 8.1 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    Taj Exotica
    Bentota - Sri Lanka
    Hotel Hotel 4 Etoile(s)

    The Taj Exotica is a beautiful and well located hotel. It ...

  • 7.95 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    Bentota Beach
    Bentota - Sri Lanka
    Hotel Hotel 4 Etoile(s)

    This hotel is a guarantee of calmness and peace. Each guest will ...

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