Bentota a utopia for the water sport lovers where in addition to the pristine palm fringed beaches, brings in more pleasures nowhere else to be found. Calm but enjoy-bringing seas appearing form November to April make Bentota beach an ideal destination for snorkeling, diving, wind surfing, water skiing and deep-sea fishing on a traditional outrigger canoe. Bentota, endowed with safe swimming conditions in the season combined with lively water sports and breathtaking excursions that set up a quintessential backdrop for a relaxed moment, is an attraction for families.
Bentota becomes a true dream destination for the die-hard divers where at the northern end of the beach, there remains a long and narrow estuary called “Paradise Island”. Renowned to be one of the Sri Lanka’s most popular beaches, it is home to number of sites such as, Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery, Brief Garden, Galpatha Raja Maha Viharaya Buddhist Temple, Richy Skylark Helipad, always there to view on. Despite of swimming, body-surfing or diving in the sea, you can just enjoy jet-ski, windsurf, parasail or a romantic river safari on the river and lagoon. Bentota is truly a ribbon of golden sand and blue waters that makes it a glorious holiday sun-and-fun playground.