Set 40 miles south of Colombo, Bentota is located in an idyllic spot and as a result has become a popular destination for those on a holiday to Sri Lanka. Bentota holidays offer some of the best beaches on Sri Lanka and with excellent facilities found both in the local hotels, and the town, it is no wonder why Bentota has become such a popular destination for repeat holiday travellers.
Running through Bentota is the Bentota River or Ganga which has created a fantastic lagoon whose placid waters are perfect for those interested in swimming and other watersports readily available including waterskiing and windsurfing both of which are hugely popular in Sri Lanka. Bentota holidays are also popular with nature lovers with turtle hatcheries as well as a host of lagoon based wild life to be seen. Bentota has a selection of restaurants and bars to enjoy during the evenings while during the days of your holiday Bentota?s markets and Bazaars are definitely worth visiting.
Mercury Holidays is the leading All-Inclusive tour operator to Bentota and we have a range of Bentota hotels and holidays to choose from. All the stress is lifted from your shoulders as on a Mercury Holidays holiday we include everything including all flights and transfers in our great prices. So why not give us a call or check availability online and enjoy a Bentota holiday with us this year.
Sri Lanka has a typically tropical climate, temperature and humidity (approx 70%) remain high all year round, although on the coast a light coastal breeze makes this heat comfortable. Inland, the heat is significantly reduced due to the higher altitude. Rainfall is highest in May, and in Oct/Nov. The south-western coast has higher rainfall than the rest of the country, although many people find this a refreshing break, generally this occurs in the afternoon and is accompanied by thunder. The highest rainfall occurs in May (371mm) and the lowest is Feb (69mm). There is an average of 6-8 hours of sunshine per day, all year round.