The southern city of Bentota is a hotspot for visitors to Sri Lanka. Bentota is situated in the southwest region of the island and is known for its calm weather, relaxing beaches, dazzling marine life and has an overall idyllic atmosphere. Stay with us at Cinnamon Bentota Beach, and keep reading for a quick 48-hour guide to the unmissable things to do and things to see in Bentota, Sri Lanka. May it be your honeymoon, a trip with family, or even just you on a solo trip, we’ve got you covered!
1. River Safari at the Madhu Ganga
A Boat Safari on the Madhu Ganga gives a two-in-one experience of witnessing the beautiful wildlife of Sri Lanka while you enjoy a boat ride, meandering past river dwellings and dense mangroves. Venture deep into these mangroves, and experience this unique adventure in Bentota. Connect with your loved one or even yourself at a deeper level on this adventurous yet relaxing river safari on an evening in Bentota.
2. Visiting the Brief Garden by Bevis Bawa
This must-see destination during your stay in Bentota is a garden designed and architected by the infamous Bevis Bawa. The garden once used to form part of his house and is to date one of the top tourist attractions in the area. Stroll along the statue capped gateways as you enter the paradise created by Bawa and enjoy the Japanese garden, wide lawn, the round pons and the water steps of this landscaping masterpiece. Take a walk in this garden and reminisce the good times past and the better times to come!
3. Take a stroll at the Moragalla Beach
Silky sand beneath your feet, sea salt in your hair, and the golden sun rays dancing on your skin! There is no better way to enjoy the beauty of Bentota than with a stroll at the beautiful sandy shores of the Moragalla Beach. Do make a visit to this beautiful beach to make your Bentota visit a complete one!
4. Endless water sport adventures
Stay with us at Cinnamon Bentota Beach and glide through the ceaseless sea by water skiing, and you’ll know what compels us to have such high standards. Water skiing is one of the many water sports Bentota is known for. The river around us has the perfect surface for this fun activity. Enjoy our on-site jet skis, canoes, boat rides and so much more in terms of watersports on offer for guests.
5. Exquisite architecture
During your stay at Cinnamon Bentota Beach, do take a few hours out of your schedule to walk around the hotel and experience its exquisite architecture. Cinnamon Bentota Beach is nestled in the mesmerizing Indian Ocean along the southern coast of Sri Lanka. With a heritage dating back to the 60’s and designed by one of Asia’s most influential architects Geoffrey Bawa, it is the ultimate tropical destination perfect for an art and architecture enthusiast or a lover of exquisite oceans. You can also request for a private tour of the art, history and architecture surrounding the hotel!
6. Art, history and culture; right at your fingertips!
Cinnamon Bentota Beach is the perfect getaway for a divine tropical holiday. The property is truly a feast for the senses, fringed by the Indian ocean, with its striking rich batik ceiling brought to life by Ena de Silva and the eclectic pieces of art peppering the property, the resort embodies the tropical beauty, art and culture of the island – a true microcosm of beautiful Sri Lanka. The arts and crafts within the property are from renowned artists and craftsman such as Laki Senanayake and Ismeth Raheem.
So don’t miss out! Stay with us at Cinnamon Bentota Beach and be mesmerized at the delightful experiences of Bentota that we offer.