Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Bentota

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Bentota. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the surfing, spas and seafood restaurants. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Bentota

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like swimming and boating. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bentota a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Natural Moonstone Mine (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Bentota

Travelers enjoy Bentota for its boating. If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, April, March, May and February are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Bentota

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bentota is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bentota Beach (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Brief Garden, Bevis Bawa (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Moragalla Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Kalatura Beach (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Ambalangoda Beach (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Akurala Beach (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Bentota

Fly into Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), the closest airport, located 53.5 mi (86.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Bentota, LK?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 50 vacation rentals near Bentota. From 18 Houses to 9 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bentota for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Bentota?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bentota. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bentota Beach: 110 vacation rentals
  • Ambalangoda Beach: 415 vacation rentals
  • Seenigama Temple: 448 vacation rentals
  • Kalutara Bodhiya: 107 vacation rentals
  • Brief Garden, Bevis Bawa: 114 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bentota listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bentota?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 18 Houses in Bentota. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bentota include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Villas: 16 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bentota?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 14 vacation rentals with pool available in Bentota. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.