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The Muse - Bentota

The Muse - Bentota

The original source of inspiration for Taru's celebrated style of boutique hideaways, "Taru Villas - The Muse" first opened in 2002 and soon became the genre-defining benchmark for small, contemporary boutique hotels in Sri Lanka.

Formerly named "Taru Villas - Taprobana", this intimate villa on the beach, located next door to "Taru Villas - Rock Villa" in Bentota, offers 9 stylish and comfortable rooms; a beautiful, wild beach; tropical gardens and a sun-dappled pool; great food & warm, friendly service. Steal away to this bijou beach hotel - a private escape, designed for relaxation, for romance, for reconnecting with yourself, your best friends and lovers.


This boutique property in Bentota offers a range of services and amenities. Here is a glance at what you can expect:

A timeless aesthetic, using clever architecture & design, simple natural materials and contemporary Sri Lankan art to detail the rooms and public spaces
9 uniquely-designed rooms, all with balcony or terrace over-looking the gardens.
King-size beds with plush linens; overhead fans & ACs; cable TV; hot/cold rain showers; kettle & mini-fridge; in-room safe
Dining Room & Bar with modern menus of both Sri Lankan & International cuisine
A stunning broad, uncrowded Beach, a few steps over the single-gauge railway track at the bottom of the garden
4'8" 'Adult Depth' Pool (35ft x 20ft)
Daily housekeeping
In-house laundry service
Free Wi-Fi & cable TV - for those who struggle to "disconnect from the grid"
Airport Transfers & Taxi service
Massage Therapy by appointment at the onsite Spa Rooms
Renowned water sports facilities nearby
Carefully curated excursions beyond Bentota by arrangement, including to Turtle Hatcheries, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Temples and more

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The Muse Bentota

The Muse - Bentota


Taru Villas - The Muse, in Bentota, is reached by passing through Aluthgama Town when heading south along the Galle Road. Passing over the main Aluthgama/Bentota Bridge, keep going till you see the 62nd kilometre post. The turn off Galle Road, a narrow road on your right called Beach Access Road, is approximately 900 metres after the 62nd kilometre Post. There is a big 'Taru Villas - The Muse' sign exactly opposite the road. Once on the road the property board can be clearly seen.

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