Explore Sri Lanka's cultural delights while staying in one of its most famous and beautiful stretches of beach. Sink your toes in the golden sands of Bentota and enjoy the delights of a beautiful retreat at Avani Bentota, perfectly set amidst frangipani trees and swaying palm trees whilst offering impeccable accommodation with a touch of aged glamour as the resort is set on an 18th century-style Dutch village.
Enjoy a varied array of leisure activities and facilities while dining at excellent restaurants serving continental and authentic Sri Lankan cuisine. Escape the cold urban landscapes of your daily life and come to a beautifully warm and exciting corner of the world for much less than you'd imagine.
- Discover Sri Lanka's cultural wonders from a soothing luxury retreat oozing 18th century charm
- Bask in acres of lush gardens framed by frangipani trees and facing a secluded golden sand beach
- Be wowed by the Dine by Design concept, allowing you to eat out in an array of scenic settings
- Departs: london
- Arrives: colombo, Sri Lanka
- Departs: colombo, Sri Lanka
- Arrives: london
- Bed and Breakfast
Avani Bentota is set in eight acres of lush frangipanis and coconut palms by the golden sands of Bentota. This hotel evokes an old-world feeling as it is themed on an 18th Century style Dutch village and was designed and landscaped by renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa. The spacious resort grounds and architectural design create an atmosphere of calm relaxation with a fusion of colonial and contemporary. Guests can enjoy a range of facilities and amenities including a swimming pool and spa and there is also a water sports centre nearby. The main restaurant serves both Sri Lankan and continental cuisine and the Beach Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing cocktail. Avani Bentota offers an exotic holiday romance or peaceful reflection.
The hotel serves a variety of cuisine to suit every palette at their two Restaurants and 3 Bars which also includes a wine cellar, and guests could even 'Dine by Design' where they could dine at any location of their choice at the hotel, and even ask the in-house chefs to tailor-make the menu's depending on what they are in the mood for.
Guests can relax and rejuvenate in the specialty Spa with a variety of therapies to choose from or stretch their muscles at the hotel's gym or in one of the two swimming pools facing the sea. The hotel is located in close proximity to the traditional Mask factory in Ambalangoda, the famous Turtle hatchery in Kosgoda and the renowned old Dutch Fort in Galle which are popular tourist destinations and ideal for those looking to explore the locality. The more adventurous guests could partake in a wide-range of watersports ranging from jet-skiing to riding a banana boat on the nearby Bentara river.
Good place to relax and just take it easy. Staff were excellent and plenty of them. Given the prices for flights these days the price for the hotel was very good. who ever said on trip advisor it was a long walk from their room to the dining room wants shooting. !! Cheers
Steven Wilson reviewing Avani Bentota (21-Oct-2012)
£689 per person
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