Bentota tour packages & holidays
Bentota as a tour and holiday destination
Bentota is a sea side town in the small Island of Sri Lanka. It is one of the major tourist attractions in the Indian Ocean and it attracts holiday tours from all over the world. This small sear side retreat has captivated many people into keep returning again.
Things to do in Bentota
The best feature of Bentota is its almost natural ambiance and seaside beauty, which is a sight to behold. The Induruwa beach is a must see, especially its turtle hatcheries, where thousands of turtles are protected. Also the Bevis Bawa garden is also a must see as it is ranked as one of the best gardens in Sri Lanka. The Silk route Café and restaurant will offer a sumptuous selection of culinary delights from both local and international cuisine. However, their specialty is the rich recipes from the Sri Lankan culture. Small souvenirs shops are also available in hotels and villas.
There are various bars and restaurants that offer a good night life experience, but Bentota really shines bright when the sun sets during the Bentota Perahera. It is a Buddhist festival at the end of December where hundreds of entertainers, jugglers, musicians, fire eaters and dancers all give a show that will last until morning.
Best time to visit Bentota
The best time to visit Sri Lanka is from October to mid-March. However, if you want to enjoy the best of Bentota, then plan your visit at the end of December to witness the Bentota Perahera and experience the fullness of Sri Lankan culture at its best.