Located on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, the beach resort of Bentota is one of Sri Lanka's most popular beach holiday destinations with long, sweeping sandy beaches fronting the blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Backed by the Bentota Lagoon the area offers a whole host of watersports including water skiing, snorkelling, scuba diving, parasailing, fishing and surfing. Bentota also has a great selection of upmarket hotels and villas, many designed by local architect Geoffrey Bawa, and is within easy reach of a number of attractions including Udawalawe and Galle.
Best things to do in Bentota and Beruwala
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