Bentota is located on the southern coastal tip of the Galle District of the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. The estimated population of Bentota is around 25,000-50,000. The place is famous for its beaches and water sports. Wonderful resorts and spicy food makes Bentota the most frequently visited tourist destination of Sri Lanka. Some of the most beautiful beeches (referred to as golden beeches) of Sri Lanka are situated in the city. Its scenic beauty makes it a paradise on earth. Apart from stunning beeches and water sports, shopping also attracts the attention of tourists coming to the country. Rejuvenating Ayurveda massage is the centre for attraction of Bentota. Given below are some of the most-visited tourist attractions of Bentota.
Tourist Attractions in Bentota
The beaches in Bentota are ideal for water sports. Wide range of options for the adventurous water sports is available here. One can opt for swimming, body-surfing, diving in the sea, jet-ski windsurfs, parasail or can enjoy a romantic river safari.
Yala Wildlife Park
Yala Wildlife Park is situated in Ruhuna. The weather here is predominantly hot and dry. Nevertheless, the area receives rainfall from November to January. The place offers some of the exciting safaris for the tourists.
The Maadu River in Bentota city offers the most thrilling boat trips in Sri Lanka. One can visit temples, cinnamon estates and other nature resorts as well.
Bentota is a shopping paradise. Wide- range of products catering to the needs of everyone is available here. Nebula supermarket specializes in the trade of imported and locally produced Western food items, consisting of sausages and other seasonal treats.