Vivanta by Taj Bentota
This sparsely populated beach is located in the Galle district, 62 Km south of Colombo. It is a well-developed town with several hotels, railway station, post office, shopping arcade and a cafeteria, surrounded by swaying palm trees. Bentota also has an open-air theatre where folk and mask dancing performances are staged regularly. Bentota has many delightful resorts and is ideally located for those wishing to visit other resorts along the 130 km long golden coastline.
At Bentota, you can take a safari at the Yala Wild Life Park, enjoy various water sports, explore the coral reefs in a glass boat, visit historical sights and release three-day-old turtle hatchlings into the sea.