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Bentota Beach

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Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The ocean was too rough for us to swim, still we felt this sandy beach to be one of the best that we saw.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Eurodisney30Jan
Reviewed 2 days ago

we spent 3 days in bentota. the beach is clean, quiet. it was almost empty when we were there. we had long walks and the cool water and quite sand were a bit too empty for a family with 3 boys.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank gidish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unpolluted serene beach. but if you are a lady travelling alone, a minor nuisance and the so called BeachBoys- young loiterers.Also, don't take a Tuk Tuk alone, if u are a lady travelling late at night.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jay F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was the monsoon season so the tide was fairly high and water was very rough. Swimming was permitted but with caution. Undercurrent would push you unknowingly down the beach! Very clean and water was a lovely warm temperature. Great fun was had by us...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Beverleysaleh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not too hot not noisy, scenery is excellent, many good hotels around, superb restaurants also located.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank indikab1986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No words to say how beautiful the beach is. We literally enjoyed like kids. If we travel ever again to Sri Lanka, this place will be our first choice..

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank gautham m
Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

What a lovely beach with endless golden coloured sand and aqua blue sea. Clearly there are few tourusts around at the moment but sure all will pick up soon. Not to be missed so recommend a beach visut whenever you are in Bentota

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank John W
Reviewed June 15, 2019

If you travel down south Bentota is one of the best beach to have fun and stay relax. Beautiful beach. There are many nice hotels in Bentota.

Date of experience: October 2018
29  Thank srilankadriver
Reviewed June 9, 2019

Cleanliness is the most amazing thing here in Bentota beach unlike any other beach in the same south coast. Must visit place for sure if you visit this this country.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Mithun_SM
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Bentota beach is a fantastic place . Nice clean beach with thin sand. Beach in front of hotel surf is very nice and sort of private area.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Samud123
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March 23, 2019|
Response from zerowhite | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Best beach coast for swimming in late September is in the East side of the island. For example You can consider beaches near Trinkomalee. But some west beaches like Unawatuna due to its shape can give You opportunity... More
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October 25, 2018|
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Response from excelstor | Reviewed this property |
We booked with VTS Lanka , really good. About 3 hours on the noat. Would use them again.
Deborah M
October 18, 2018|
Response from Udaya K |
Dear guest All the hotel front beach area they had rise warning flags . Public area near to Avani hotel government had established the life guard point for emergency .