Bentota city is located 65 Km South of Colombo in the Southern bank of the Bentota river. It is one of the most popular beach resorts in the country. It is home to a number of world class hotels, stylish beach resorts, boutique villas and bungalows. Top restaurants and bars are found along the beach serving delicious freshly prepared sea food and other culinary delicasies. It is also a top destination for water based sports. Some of the other attractions include, turtle hatchery located is just 11 km inland, Brief garden made famous by Bevis Bawa a Sri Lankan Landscape architect.