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Bentota Travel Guide: 56 reviews and 132 photos

About Bentota

Bentota has about 10 000 inhabitants, most of them singhalese Buddhists. There are two rivers in the south and north (Bentota Ganga / Lunu Ganga), making Bentota to a kind of peninsula. The beach stretches for about 7 kms, hosting some very nice, serene hotels.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Wonderful beaches,hotels and people
  • Cons:70 kms south of Colombo
  • In a nutshell:Explore not only the beach !
  • Last visit to Bentota: Oct 2005
  • Intro Written Apr 13, 2008
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  • easterntrekker's Profile Photo
    Jun 28, 2011 at 1:00 PM

    I've added Brief Gardens tomy list to see when I go.

  • mallyak's Profile Photo
    Oct 7, 2008 at 2:34 AM

    Love to see the sri Lankan greenary through your pages and the Tip on the Liqour shop..I had a similar experience all over sri Lanka even for bottled water and Food at restaurants , but I always politely and smilingly made them reverse the charges!

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Oct 4, 2008 at 9:15 AM

    Hi, Willy! Thanx for your page of an experienced traveler!

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Oct 3, 2008 at 11:20 PM

    an interesting page and great pics, thanks for sharing ! "Brief gardens" sounds interesting !

  • gilabrand's Profile Photo
    Jul 3, 2006 at 5:00 AM

    Very good advice about the itinerary (although I'm not sure I'll ever get to use it).

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