The Best Hotels in Bentota

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Bentota. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Thaala Bentota

Resort

Rated 8.6 in 310 reviews

Thaala Bentota is located on the best beach strip along Sri Lanka’s western coastline. The property is 99 km from… See more

Thaala Bentota is located on the best beach strip along Sri Lanka’s western coastline. The property is 99 km from Bandaranaike International Airport and 66 km away from the city of Colombo.

Designed by world-renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa, who took inspiration from an 18th-century Dutch village. The property has a contemporary feel and offers a tropical island beachside haven. Thaala Bentota houses two outdoor pools and ample parking facilities.

The luxury guest rooms feature modern designs furnished with an executive desk, 42” flat screen television, luxury amenities and complimentary Wi-Fi. Each room has a private balcony or courtyard facing the ocean.

Guests can choose from the extensive multi-cuisine buffet that is on offer at the Breeze Restaurant or for contemporary Asian cuisine head over to the Frangipani Restaurant and experience bold flavors in specialty dishes. The hotel’s watering hole Chatters Bar offers live entertainment and the best of local and international spirits & cocktails along with pub grub food.

Guests can visit the water sports center which is in close proximity to the property that has water skiing, wake boarding and windsurfing facilities on offer or enjoy indoor games including a game of pool, darts or learn the local’s favorite game carom.

Visit the Avani spa to unwind and relax after a heavy day of activities.

Rooms from $361

Villa Thamburu, Bentota

Rated 9.7 in 118 reviews

Set in Bentota, a few steps from Induruwa Beach, Villa Thamburu, Bentota offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming… See more

Set in Bentota, a few steps from Induruwa Beach, Villa Thamburu, Bentota offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a shared lounge. The accommodation features a private beach area, as well as a terrace and a bar. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a wardrobe, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a bidet. At Villa Thamburu, Bentota all rooms include bed linen and towels.

An à la carte, continental or Full English/Irish breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving local, Asian and international cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and halal options can also be requested.

Bentota Beach is 600 metres from Villa Thamburu, Bentota, while Maha Induruwa Beach is 2.8 km from the property. The nearest airport is Ratmalana International Airport, 69 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $169

Taru Villas The Long House - Bentota

Rated 9.5 in 57 reviews

Located in Bentota, 200 metres from Bentota Beach, Taru Villas The Long House - Bentota provides accommodation with an… See more

Located in Bentota, 200 metres from Bentota Beach, Taru Villas The Long House - Bentota provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a shared lounge. This 5-star hotel offers luggage storage space. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

At the hotel each room is equipped with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Every room has a kettle, while certain rooms include a terrace and others also offer sea views. At Taru Villas The Long House - Bentota every room is fitted with bed linen and towels.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental breakfast. At Taru Villas The Long House - Bentota you will find a restaurant serving American, British and French cuisine. Dairy-free, halal and vegan options can also be requested.

Induruwa Beach is 2.5 km from the hotel, while Bentota Lake is 1.5 km away. The nearest airport is Ratmalana International Airport, 67 km from Taru Villas The Long House - Bentota.

Rooms from $192

Lunuganga Estate

Rated 9.4 in 114 reviews

Lunuganga Estate features an outdoor swimming pool, garden, a restaurant and bar in Bentota. The property is around a… See more

Lunuganga Estate features an outdoor swimming pool, garden, a restaurant and bar in Bentota. The property is around a few steps from Lunuganga, 5 km from Bentota Lake and 5.5 km from Bentota Railway Station. The hotel also provides free WiFi as well as a paid airport shuttle service.

Guests at the hotel can enjoy an à la carte or a continental breakfast.

Aluthgama Railway Station is 6.3 km from Lunuganga Estate. The nearest airport is Koggala Airport, 70 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $333

Jetwing Saman Villas

Resort

Rated 9.3 in 104 reviews

Jetwing Saman Villas is located in the peaceful fishing village of Aturuwella in Bentota. Enjoying a beachfront location… See more

Jetwing Saman Villas is located in the peaceful fishing village of Aturuwella in Bentota. Enjoying a beachfront location on the golden sands of Bentota, it offers an infinity-edge pool, a spa and beautiful suites with private balconies.

Spacious suites have elegant wood flooring and furnishings. They come with a day bed, ample seating space and private bathroom facilities featuring both an open-air bathtub and shower. Suites enjoy sweeping views of the ocean.

Massages are available at Villa Saman. The hotel also provides a sauna and a hot tub. Other facilities include a book and CD library.

Saman’s main restaurant offers an international menu and local specialities for dinner, while the terrace restaurant provides breakfast and lunch. Guests can also enjoy stunning views of the ocean with their drinks at the bar.

Villa Saman is surrounded by tropical gardens and coconut plantations. It is located on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, about 65 km from Colombo. The International Airport is about 92 km away.

Rooms from $447

Nyne Hotels - Rock Villa, Bentota

Rated 9.3 in 23 reviews

Featuring free WiFi in the public areas of the property, Nyne Hotels - Rock Villa, Bentota offers accommodation in… See more

Featuring free WiFi in the public areas of the property, Nyne Hotels - Rock Villa, Bentota offers accommodation in Bentota, 1.2 km from Bentota Lake. The hotel has a year-round outdoor pool, barbecue and terrace, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free private parking is available on site.

A flat-screen TV is provided. Some units have a seating area as well as an iPod docking station. Each room is fitted with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer.

This hotel has a private beach area and car hire is available. The nearest airport is Bandaranaike International Airport, 86 km from the property.

Rooms from $198

Ceylo Villas

Resort

Rated 9.7 in 3 reviews

Situated in Bentota, 4.8 km from Lunuganga, Ceylo Villas features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free… See more

Situated in Bentota, 4.8 km from Lunuganga, Ceylo Villas features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. With free WiFi, this 4-star resort offers room service. Guests can enjoy garden views.

The resort will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a bidet. The rooms have a wardrobe.

Breakfast is available each morning, and includes à la carte, continental and Full English/Irish options. At Ceylo Villas you will find a restaurant serving American, Chinese and Dutch cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and halal options can also be requested.

Bentota Lake is 7.9 km from the accommodation, while Bentota Railway Station is 8.4 km from the property. The nearest airport is Koggala, 71 km from Ceylo Villas, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $102

Nyne Hotels - The Muse, Bentota

Rated 9.4 in 45 reviews

Situated in Bentota, Nyne Hotels - The Muse, Bentota is 1.3 km from Bentota Lake and features facilities like outdoor… See more

Situated in Bentota, Nyne Hotels - The Muse, Bentota is 1.3 km from Bentota Lake and features facilities like outdoor swimming pool, garden and shared lounge. This boutique hotel offers free WiFi. Guests can enjoy garden views.

At the hotel, the rooms are equipped with a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. A seating area is available to all guests. All rooms here will provide you with a DVD player. All guest rooms at Nyne Hotels - The Muse, Bentota include air conditioning and a wardrobe.

Breakfast is available daily, and includes continental, English breakfast and à la carte options. Guests can dine at the restaurant, which serves international and local cuisine. The Muse has a fully-stocked bar.

Staff at the reception can help guests with any questions that they might have.

Lunuganga is 2.7 km from the accommodation. The nearest airport is Bandaranaike International Airport, 86 km from the property.

Rooms from $186

Cinnamon Bentota Beach

Resort

Rated 8.6 in 459 reviews

Situated in Bentota, 300 metres from Bentota Beach, Cinnamon Bentota Beach features accommodation with an outdoor… See more

Situated in Bentota, 300 metres from Bentota Beach, Cinnamon Bentota Beach features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. Among the various facilities are a shared lounge, a terrace, as well as a bar. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, a kids' club and free WiFi throughout the property.

The resort will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a kettle, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a bidet.

A buffet, continental or American breakfast is available each morning at the property. At Cinnamon Bentota Beach you will find a restaurant serving American, Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. Vegetarian, halal and vegan options can also be requested.

The accommodation offers a children's playground. You can play billiards and table tennis at this 5-star resort, and the area is popular for cycling.

Popular points of interest near Cinnamon Bentota Beach include Bentota Lake, Bentota Railway Station and Aluthgama Railway Station. The nearest airport is Ratmalana International Airport, 65 km from the resort.

Rooms from $194

Club Villa

Resort

Rated 8.9 in 67 reviews

A short 1-minute walk from Bentota Beach, Club Villa provides an outdoor pool and massage treatments. Its… See more

A short 1-minute walk from Bentota Beach, Club Villa provides an outdoor pool and massage treatments. Its air-conditioned rooms are decorated with handwoven batiks and paintings. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

Featuring colonial Dutch-style furnishings, all rooms come with a minibar and tea/coffee making facilities. En suite bathrooms have a shower and running hot water.

Club Villa is 2 km from Bentota Railway Station. It is 62 km from Colombo City and 97 km from Katunayake International Airport. On-site parking is free.

The restaurant serves fresh seafood, European food and Sri Lankan dishes. Wines and fresh fruit juices can be enjoyed at the bar.

Guests can watch TV, play board games or play chess in the common room.

Rooms from $121

Heritance Ayurveda offers a rejuvenating experience through traditional Ayurvedic treatments. Located along the southern… See more

Heritance Ayurveda offers a rejuvenating experience through traditional Ayurvedic treatments. Located along the southern coast, this property combines architectural beauty with the serene bliss of the ocean, designed by the renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa.

Guests begin their journey with a consultation with the senior physician, ensuring individually customized treatment. The tranquil environment promotes holistic wellness, free from alcohol, red meat, and screen time, fostering a space conducive to the Ayurvedic way of living. All-inclusive stays feature customized Ayurvedic treatments and meals, with yoga and meditation classes further supporting a balanced body and mind.

The experienced physicians and dedicated staff provide exceptional care, ensuring a memorable and transformative visit.

Rooms from $289

Earl's Reef

Rated 8.7 in 327 reviews

Facing the beachfront, Earl's Reef offers 4-star accommodation in Bentota and has a fitness centre, garden and shared… See more

Facing the beachfront, Earl's Reef offers 4-star accommodation in Bentota and has a fitness centre, garden and shared lounge. Boasting a concierge service, this property also has a restaurant and an outdoor pool. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

At the hotel the rooms include air conditioning, a desk, a terrace with a sea view, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, bed linen and towels. Earl's Reef provides some rooms with pool views, and the rooms are equipped with a balcony. All rooms will provide guests with a wardrobe and a kettle.

Moragalla Beach is 1.9 km from the accommodation, while Mount Lavinia Bus Stand is 47 km from the property. The nearest airport is Ratmalana International Airport, 44 km from Earl's Reef.

Rooms from $105

The Villa Bentota by KK Collection

Rated 8.8 in 66 reviews

The Villa Bentota by KK Collection is a beach side boutique hotel featuring individually designed rooms and suites… See more

The Villa Bentota by KK Collection is a beach side boutique hotel featuring individually designed rooms and suites. Surrounded by tropical gardens, it offers 2 outdoor pools and free WiFi in the rooms.

Each room has a unique layout, style and decor. Room amenities include flat-screen TVs with cable channels, safe and kettle with tea/coffee making facilities. Select rooms and suites have a balcony or terrace.

The Villa Bentota by KK Collection is a 1.5-hour drive from Colombo. It is 6 km from Mahainduruwa Railway Station and 55 km from Galle. Free private parking is available.

Guests can sample fusion dishes from an à la carte menu at The Villa Café. Meals can also be enjoyed in the privacy of guests’ rooms.

Rooms from $89

Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa

Rated 8.3 in 353 reviews

Located on the beachfront in Induruwa, Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa features an outdoor pool, a fitness centre and a… See more

Located on the beachfront in Induruwa, Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa features an outdoor pool, a fitness centre and a barber/beauty shop. Its rooms offer sea views and complimentary Wi-Fi access.

Fitted with a balcony, rooms feature a flat-screen TV, an electric kettle and a minibar. The en suite bathroom offers shower facilities and a hairdryer.

Guests can dine at the resort’s restaurant, which serve à la carte delights and buffet spreads. Room service is also provided.

Staff at the 24-hour reception can assist with laundry, fax/photocopying, ironing and currency exchange services. Free private parking spaces are available.

The resort is 89 km from Bandaranaike Airport.

Rooms from $75

Sheraton Kosgoda Turtle Beach Resort

Resort

Rated 8.4 in 246 reviews

Situated in Bentota, 700 metres from Kosgoda Beach, Sheraton Kosgoda Turtle Beach Resort features accommodation with a… See more

Situated in Bentota, 700 metres from Kosgoda Beach, Sheraton Kosgoda Turtle Beach Resort features accommodation with a fitness centre, free private parking, a garden and a shared lounge. 44 km from Galle International Cricket Stadium and 45 km from Dutch Church Galle, the property offers a terrace and a bar. The accommodation provides a kids' club, room service and currency exchange for guests.

The rooms at the resort come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a bidet, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Rooms have a kettle, while certain rooms are fitted with a kitchen with a fridge and a microwave. At Sheraton Kosgoda Turtle Beach Resort each room is equipped with bed linen and towels.

The daily breakfast offers buffet, Full English/Irish or Asian options. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving Mediterranean, Pizza and Seafood cuisine. Vegetarian, halal and vegan options can also be requested.

Sheraton Kosgoda Turtle Beach Resort offers a children's playground. You can play table tennis at this 5-star resort, and the area is popular for cycling.

The reception at the resort can provide tips on the area.

Galle Fort is 45 km from Sheraton Kosgoda Turtle Beach Resort, while Galle Light house is 45 km from the property. The nearest airport is Koggala Airport, 58 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $140