Nestled along the south coast of Sri Lanka lies the laid-back town of Bentota; you can look forward to lazy days on the beach, thrilling water sports and cultural discoveries too!
Beach Relaxation & Water Sports
The soft sandy shoreline is the perfect place to soak up the sun or enjoy fun and frolic with the family. Beachside resorts the likes of Cinnamon Bentota Beach also offer plenty of water sports be it out at sea or in the neighbouring river; flyboarding, water skiing, jet skiing, kayaking and donut rides to name a few!
Indulge in Spa Pampering
Of course, after all that excitement on the water, you can experience some rejuvenating wellness too. 5 star hotels in Bentota often have in-house spas which offer a wealth of options including traditional Ayurveda therapies; from massages and facials to full-body treatments there is much to look forward to.
A Safari on the Bentara River
An ideal adventure for the whole family, a boat excursion on the Bentara River lets you get closer to nature and local wildlife. A morning safari will take you along the river past idyllic mangroves set amidst pure tranquillity; keep your eyes peeled for you may see cormorants, water monitors, fruit bats and maybe even some crocodiles!
Learn a Traditional Local Craft
For a truly rewarding experience, you can also look to get hands-on guidance on local crafts too. Some resorts offer guests the chance to learn about and get involved in traditional pottery, coconut leaf art, mask carving, lace-making and even puppetry.