Bentota is situated 35 miles (56 kilometers) south of Colombo and 35 miles (56 kilometers) south of the national capital, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte.
Discover some of the visitor attractions in the area. The Bentota Beach is one place to start.
The area around Bentota is brimming with fabulous attractions, from firm tourist favorites to quiet, secret places that are waiting just for you. Head 4 miles (6 kilometers) south to Beruwela, where you can check out the Beruwela Harbour and Kande Vihare Temple.
Approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the north of Bentota is Colombo, a regional city where you can explore Khan Clock Tower, University of Colombo and Bank of Ceylon Tower. R. Premadasa Stadium, Sri Lanka National Museum and Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque are also good spots for a visit while you are here.
Sri Lanka is blessed with some beautiful monasteries, guaranteed to inspire all visitors, regardless of faith. The most rewarding places for travelers to visit when they arrive in a new town are the ones that offer a window into the culture. Make a trip to Sri Lanka's history museums and art galleries.
If you like mixing with folk who share your passions, this region offers a range of specialist tours such as wildlife spotting tours, guided nature walks and culinary tours.
For those who plan on arriving and departing by air, take into account that the most convenient major airport is Bandaranaike International Airport, 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the north of Bentota.