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Top 5 Things To Do In Bentota To Make The Most of Your Holiday – Discovering the best of Bentota

It may be just a tiny little town, but like the rest of Sri Lanka, it is wholesome, interesting and offers plenty to do. If you want to make the most out of your stay here, below are a few things to do.


Enjoy the Beaches

Golden sands, sparkling waters and perfect sunny skies, Bentota's beaches are ever inviting throughout the year. In addition to this, the Bentota beach hosts a myriad of activities making it all the more appealing among a diverse crowd. So if relaxation is what you seek, sun bathing along this beach does wonders to the soul. And if you are more of an adventure lover you could either battle the waves in the ocean, try out some wild and crazy water sports or take part in a whole list of interesting beach side activities that does not cost a dime. While basking in this pristine coastline don't miss trying out the street seafood readily available here. The prawn bites are a particular treat that will definitely leave you craving for more.


Indulge in the Water Sports

Water sports are big in Sri Lanka and in Bentota you get the best in the lot. When it comes to Water sports there are so many options you can choose from. You can either go for simpler fun like banana boat rides, bounce on an inflatable mattress while be towed by a speedboat or try something a little more wild like grabbing a Jet Ski or para scooter and shooting around the ocean. If you fancy the underwater world, why not snorkel amongst some of the most exquisite fish of Southern Lanka or better yet sign up for a dazzling scuba diving adventure and discover fresh treasures from the ocean.


Pay a visit to the Koggola Turtle Hatchery

At the Koggola Turtle Hatchery you get a chance to witness the preservation of Turtles in action. Eggs are first purchased from fisherman and adequate conditions are provided for safe hatching. After this the baby turtles are protected and cared for till they are fit enough to look after themselves and then released back to the ocean.


Explore the Brief Garden

This blissful little garden located in the outskirts of Bentota is so perfectly landscaped and combines a number of varying garden concepts. Once a rubber estate, the brief garden has been so picturesquely transformed into an Eden in Southern Sri Lanka by the very famous Bevis Bawa. In the heart of the garden the residence of Bevis Bawa still stands, housing a collection of his most famous artwork. Whether you are staying at Saman Villas or any other Bentota hotel, pay a visit to the Brief Garden. The trip is worth the while


Beruwela Light House

While planning out the things to do in Bentota, don't miss the famous Beruwela Light House. This Light house is one of the four international lighthouses in Sri Lanka and stands tall on the famous Barberyn Island. At a majestic height of 110 feet, this structure has a commanding presence in the island and is in operation even today.