Sri Lanka a tropical island in the Indian Ocean is showered with countless blessings. Attracting tourist from all over the world, Sri Lanka is renowned in the tourism sector. One of the first places to boom as a fully fledged tourist destination is , Bentota. Hotel, bars, water sports, beaches, restaurants, souvenirs shops are some of the many things that one could find in this coastal town.
If you get a bit suns burnt and want to escape the sun and the beaches and explore inland there are quite a few sites around here. One such place is the Brief garden in Bentota. Bentota has many accommodation options available along the beach as well as close to the inlands. One of the hotels that are located in close proximity to the Brief Garden and being quite the popular option among tourist is AVANI Bentota resort and spa. The carefully designed hotel offers comfortable rooms to all its guests and also an array of facilities such as an in house spa and pool facilities.
The Brief garden is not too far away from the hotels and if you’re craving greenery a great solution. The garden is a great place to get lost and wander off into the lush greenery. There is also a house within the premises which was the former home of Bevis Bawa , brother of renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa. Within the house there are many eclectic paintings and displays that are a treat to the eyes. There are various murals and sculptures within the premises.
The garden is located off Aluthgama and unfortunately cannot be accessed by public transport. The other activities that can be enjoyed around here are water sports, fishing, boat rides and diving.
Varuna Dayaratne is a creative nomadic travel writer, writing under the pen name, Damon Starky. He is well informed and experienced on a wide range of interests that would connect to the needs of any type of traveler. Google+