Bentota
in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Noteable things around
Location Summary
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: 06:05 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:04 am and 6:24 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-0.850 and -91.033 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Santo Tomas
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Sri Lanka in Southern Asia

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: 2022-08-15 08:10:48

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 06:05 PM (Monday). 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 / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 84% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 16th of August 2022

28°C (83 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of August 2022

28°C (83 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 18th of August 2022

28°C (83 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

SAMAN VILLAS-BENTOTA

Address
2,2 mi
ATURUWELLA
00000 Bentota
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Vivanta By Taj Bentota

Address
3,4 mi
BENTOTA
80500 Bentota
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Eden Resort & Spa

Address
0,6 mi
Kaluwamodara
12070 Aluthgama
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Pandanus Beach Resort & Spa

Address
3,3 mi
Galle Road, Yalegama
80510 Induruwa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cinnamon Bey Beruwala

Address
2,2 mi
Moragolla Beruwala
Beruwela
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


HOTEL SERENDIB

Address
0,2 mi
NO 03 HOTEL ROAD
80500 Bentota
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Supunvilla

Address
0,4 mi
Pitaramba
Bentota
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Village Headman's Bungalow

Address
3,6 mi
Gonagala
Induruwa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Induruwa Beach Resort

Address
3,6 mi
Kaikawala
Induruwa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Vista Wasana Beach Hotel

Address
3,6 mi
No 177 Galle Road Kaikawala
80500 Induruwa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Hotel Bentota Village - FPV

Published: November 13, 2014
Length: 10:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Frank Wolf

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)

Published: September 08, 2012
Length: 58:43 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Serendib Leisure

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/


Avani Hotel, Bentota, Sri Lanka 2013. View from 2nd floor room.

Published: October 14, 2013
Length: 21:04 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Nick Josevski

via YouTube Capture.


Aluthgama - Mangroventour am Bentota River

Published: December 12, 2014
Length: 29:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Suedostasien2003

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

Published: December 19, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Suedostasien2003

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

Published: October 05, 2013
Length: 21:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 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

Published: December 15, 2014
Length: 38:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Suedostasien2003

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

Published: June 08, 2014
Length: 09:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Belal H

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

Published: December 14, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Suedostasien2003

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

Published: February 09, 2009
Length: 18:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: telafcb

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

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).

Located at 6.42, 80 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka, Seaside resorts in Sri Lanka

Bentota River Airport

Bentota River Airport is an airport in Bentota, Sri Lanka.

Located at 6.41667, 79.9833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Air Force bases, Buildings and structures in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Galbada

Galbada is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province.

Located at 6.38333, 80.0167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Haburugala

Haburugala is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province. Sri Punyarathana Dhamma School in Choola Bodhi Viharaya Buddhist temple, Dharmaraja Vidyalaya, Elakaka Maha Vidyalaya schools are situated in Haburugala. Most of the villagers are farmers who spend their time on paddy fields. The path to the village is surrounded by a lot of beautiful scenaries such as Dedduwa river, Bentotat river, Bentota beach, Dedduwa marshland.

Located at 6.4, 80.0333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Obadawatta

Obadawatta is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province.

Located at 6.41667, 80 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Olaganduwa

Olaganduwa is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province.

Located at 6.38333, 80.0167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Popular in vicinity

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