in Southern Province, Sri Lanka
- Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (Unesco heritage, 32 mi)
- Sinharaja Forest Reserve (Unesco heritage, 35 mi)
- Sacred City of Kandy (Unesco heritage, 74 mi)
- Central Highlands of Sri Lanka (Unesco heritage, 90 mi)
- Golden Temple of Dambulla (Unesco heritage, 109 mi)
- Ancient City of Sigiriya (Unesco heritage, 117 mi)
- Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (Unesco heritage, 124 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 6.426 and 79.996 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 6° 25' 33" and E 79° 59' 44"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rupee - LKR
- Spoken languages:
- Sinhala, Tamil, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 06:30 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Colombo
- UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:27 am and 6:18 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -0.850 and -91.033 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Santo Tomas
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Sri Lanka.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Sri Lanka. Last Update: 2022-01-29 08:18:27
Delve into Bentota
Bentota in Southern Province with it's 37,000 habitants is a town located in Sri Lanka about 36 mi (or 59 km) south of Colombo, the country's capital town.
Time in Bentota is now 06:30 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Bentota, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Colombo Ratmalana Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 46 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Sri Lanka is Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications in a distance of 32 mi (or 51 km), South-East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Galle, Ratnapura, Colombo, Katunayaka and Kandy. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Evening Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Night Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 10% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Sunday, 30th of January 2022
30°C (85 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Monday, 31st of January 2022
29°C (83 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Tuesday, 1st of February 2022
29°C (85 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Vivanta By Taj Bentota
Eden Resort & Spa
Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa
Cinnamon Bey Beruwala
Village Headman's Bungalow
Induruwa Beach Resort
Vista Wasana Beach Hotel
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Hotel Bentota Village - FPV
Areal view of Hotel Bentota Village, Bentota, Sri Lanka. Taken with a GoPro Camera on a DJI F550 hexacopter with gimbal. The hotel provides free tuk-tuk transfers to the nearby beach at Hotel...
Avani Bentota Resort Bentota Sri Lanka (Official Video)
Avani Bentota Resort & Spa - Bentota, Sri Lanka. Official Video (2012). For more information, please visit the hotel website http://www.serendibleisure.com/avani-bentota-resort/
Aluthgama - Mangroventour am Bentota River
Auf den Bentota Fluss ( Sri- Lanka , Aluthgama ) geht es dann weiter zu einer Mangroventour. Je nach Anzahl der Touristen 1-6 und länge der gebuchten Tour sind auch die Preise . Es wird in...
Bentota Bahnhof - eiliger Eilzug
Nur für eine kurze Zeit bleibt der Eilzug ( Express ) kommend von Colombo in Richtung Galle , am Bentota Bahnhof nicht stehen. Danach fährt die Diesel Lokomotive mit den vielen Wagons zum...
Drive To Bentota Beach Sri Lanka - Lanka Travel Hub
A scenic view of Sri Lanka southern coast. Like our page and keep updated! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lankatravelhub Google+: ...
Aluthgama - Mangroventour am Bentota River Teil 2
Auf den Bentota Fluss ( Sri-Lanka , Westküste ) sind mehrere Anbieter , die ihre Mangroventour anbieten. Man sollte zuvor die Zeit - Personenanzahl für den Preis verhandeln. Zum Beispiel...
Green turtle hatchling in Bentota
Some gopro footage from the turtle hatchery. He is saying that they are green turtle and olive ridley hatchlings, kept here for a while and then release them at night, because if they release them in.
Bentota Bahnhof - Rasanter Schnellzug
Am Bentota Bahnhof ( Sri-Lanka ; Westküste ) fährt fast alle 2 Stunden ein Schnellzug durch den Bahnhof. Von Colombo bis zur Endhaltestelle in Galle und das ohne einen Stop.
Beach Side Cabanas in Bentota, Sri Lanka. The perfect place to stay
This is a video taken at the wonderful Palm Beach Inn at Bentota in Sri Lanka. It is a fantastic place to stay, we stopped over for a night during our Honeymoon. The owner is amazingly friendly,...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Bentota is a town in Sri Lanka,located on the southern tip of the Galle District of the Southern Province, about 7–8 kilometres ( ) south of Beruwala on the A2 highway. Its population is estimated to be between 25,000-50,000. The name comes from a mythical story which dates back to kings time saying a demon called Bem ruled this river (tota = river bank).
Bentota River Airport
Bentota River Airport is an airport in Bentota, Sri Lanka.
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These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Bentota.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bentota, BJT, Бентота