Sun-Kissed Benthota..

Bentota is a resort town on Sri Lanka’s southwest coast. Its long Bentota Beach stretches north, where it becomes a sandy strip known as Paradise Island, parallel to Bentota Lagoon. Coral-rich dive sites include Canoe Rock. On Bentota River, centuries-old Galapota Temple has a large Buddha statue. Southeast is Lunuganga, the estate and gardens of architect Geoffrey Bawa. Northeast is his brother Bevis’s Brief Garden.

Attractions & Activities

  • Bentota Beach
  • Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery 
  • Brief Garden
  • Galapatha Raja Maha Vihare Buddhist temple.
  • Richy Skylark Helipad. This helipad operates helicopter joyrides in Bentota near the estuary operated by Skylark Aviation Helicopters.
  • Water sports-Jet skiing, banana boat rides & etc..