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Explore Bentota


Bentota is an idyllic sea-side destination that possesses all the hallmarks of the perfect beach getaway. From the pristine stretch of golden sands and azure waters of the Indian Ocean to the murky waters of the Benthara River; home to exotic flora and fauna, the town boasts of a variety of mesmerizing charms. Explore secret gardens crafted by world renowned architects Geoffrey Bawa and Bevis Bawa or stand in awe as you admire towering stupas. Bentota is a kaleidoscope of wonder that intrigues many a traveller, and we, at Taru Villas can’t wait to show you the best highlights from this town.

Kande Viharaya

A Buddhist temple of great significance. View More

Benthara River

A river shrouded in myth and rustic beauty. View More

Bentota Beach

Relax near the calm waters and on the pristine golden beach. View More

Lunuganga Estate

Experience an estate that harks back to renaissance architecture. View More

Brief Garden

A man-made respite of rustic grandeur. View More

Bentota Turtle Hatchery

Learn about the endangered turtle species that visit our golden shores and call it home. View More

Madu Ganga

Embark on a scenic cruise along the emerald waters of Madu Ganga. View More

Spice Garden

Explore through the aromatic spice gardens of the south. View More

Richmond Castle

Regal and historic; spend the day discovering the story behind Richmond Castle. View More