The Best Things To Do in Bentota

A truly gorgeous place, which is full of places that will give an essential taste of the life of an adventurer and explorer; with quite a few options of things to do in Bentota for the regular traveller and tourist. There are fun adventure related activities like, parasailing, paragliding, boating, scuba diving, snorkelling, river rafting, dolphin watching etc. Apart from this the city has amazing places which have great historical and cultural significance as well. The city caters to your holistic growth as well, with the barrage of healing centres, along with yoga and pilates centre too. The city offers many happening bars and cafes as well.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Bentota, Sri Lanka

Must see places in Bentota ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Bentota and point of interests to visit.

  1. Spa At Saman Villas

    #1 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Spa At Saman Villas

    Tags: Leisure, Spa

    Address: Aturuwella, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    After exploring the nooks and crannies of Bentota, head over to the Spa at Saman Villas to pamper yourself with treatments based on age old traditions of natural healing using essential oils and herbs...Read more

  2. Ambalangoda

    #2 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Ambalangoda

    Tags: Walking Area, Town

    Address: CGHW Highway/ A2 Highway/ Galle Road, near National Development Bank.

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The town of Ambalangoda, which lies approximately 24 kms away from Bentota, is famed for its ancient devil masks and devil dancers. The town has many antique shops selling colonial furniture and jewel...Read more

  3. Brief Garden

    #3 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Brief Garden

    Tags: Garden, Architecture

    Address: Mathugama road, Kalawila Village, Bentota

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Around 10 kms inland from Bentota lie the house and gardens of Mr. Bevis Bawa, the brother of Sri Lanka's most famous architect, the late Mr. Geoffrey Bawa. The Brief Garden, as the gardens are also k...Read more

  4. Bentota Beach

    #4 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Bentota Beach

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area, Leisure

    Address: Bentota, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Having a lovely, picturesque shore, the Bentota beach stretches across for miles. Head over to have a leisurely walk along the beach or for a quick swim in the sea. However, visit early in the morning...Read more

  5. Bentota River

    #5 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Bentota River

    Tags: River, Water Sport, Boating

    Address: Near Ventura beach, Bentota

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    The Bentota River is a popular tourist attraction. Avail from a wide variety of activities, from boating and jet skiing to canoeing and river side picnics.

  6. Bentota Ayurveda Centre

    #6 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Bentota Ayurveda Centre

    Tags: Leisure, Spa, Nature

    Address: Bawa Garden Road, Puwelbokka Watta, Dedduwa, Bentota

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Head out to this Ayurveda centre for yoga, panchakarma and ofcourse, body massages! Be at one with yourself, be at peace with the world! Do make it a point to visit the Bentota Ayurveda Centre for a t...Read more

  7. Lunuganga

    #7 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Lunuganga

    Tags: Hotel, Garden, Architecture

    Address: Lunuganga Estate, Dedduwa, Bentota

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Lunuganga Estate was home to renowned Sri Lankan architect late Mr. Geoffrey Bawa. The gardens are open to public and the buildings on the estate have been converted into hotels. You must visit th...Read more

  8. Sunshine Centre

    #8 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Sunshine Centre

    Tags: Water Body, Water Sport, Cruise, Sky Diving

    Address: River Avenue, Aluthgama

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    The Sri Lanka Watersports (Sunshine) centre lies directly on the Bentota River, in Aluthgama. They organize activities like Surfing, windsurfing, waterskiing, body boarding, banana ride...Read more

  9. Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project

    #9 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project

    Address: No. 13/A, Galle Road, Mahapalena, Kosgoda 80570, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Sea turtles are on the verge of extinction in Sri Lanka. In order to preserve this rare species, Kosgoda village has developed a conversation project to preserve the sea turtles. This project is popul...Read more

  10. Dara Gems And Jewellery

    #10 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Dara Gems And Jewellery

    Tags: Shopping Center, Specialty Shop

    Address: 05, Kalawilawatta, Moragalla, Aluthgama, Bentota 12090, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Dara Gems and Jewellery shop has been in Bentota for more than 30 years. For buying authentic Sri Lankan gemstones like coral, rubies and emeralds, head over to the store.

  11. Galapatha Buddhist Temple

    #11 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Galapatha Buddhist Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Galle, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Also known as Galapatha Raja Maha Viharaya, this temple is said to be one of the ancient Buddhist temples of the city. Story goes that the temple was built in 12th century. However, with Dutch invasio...Read more

  12. Samadhi Yoga Ashramaya

    #12 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Samadhi Yoga Ashramaya

    Tags: Leisure, Yoga Centre

    Address: 135 Yatramulla, Bentota, Sri Lanka

    Yoga has always been considered as one of the best non-medicinal techniques to keep oneself healthy. Keeping this fact in mind, Samadhi Yoga Ashramaya has come up with some effective yoga sessions to ...Read more

  13. La Luna Water Sports Centre

    #13 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    La Luna Water Sports Centre

    Tags: Water Sport, Snorkeling

    Address: No. 6, Kaluwamodara, Aluthgama, Galle Road, Bentota, Sri Lanka

    For all those adventurous enthusiasts out there, Bentota is the perfect destination to indulge in some amazing water sports like snorkeling, surfing, sea-diving and jet skiing. La Luna Water Sports Ce...Read more

  14. Panchi Villa Ayurveda Center

    #14 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Panchi Villa Ayurveda Center

    Tags: Leisure, Spa

    Address: Colombo-Galle-Hambantota-Wellawaya Highway, Sri Lanka

    History says, Bentota has been the center of Ayurveda for years. Hence, if you are visiting Bentota, you cannot give a miss to an ayurvedic treatment. And the place to get the best service for it is P...Read more

  15. Yathra By Jetwing

    #15 of 29 Things To Do in Bentota
    Yathra By Jetwing

    Tags: Hotel

    Address: 449/1 Dedduwa Hapurugala, Bentota, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 09:00 am - 02:00 pm Details

    Have you ever lived in a houseboat? If not, then please experience ultimate luxury by staying in the houseboat at Yathra. You will sail in the Bentara River watching the sunset, dining and gazing at t...Read more

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    Duration: 6 Hrs

    This private day trip to Galle is perfect for those staying in the Bentota, Kalutara, Beruwala, Induruwa or Ahungalle areas. ...

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    Duration: 12 Hrs

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    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Bentota Boat Safari for two hours - See Beauty of Bentota Mangrove Lagoon and Animals

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