Bentota city is located 65 Km South of Colombo, in the Galle District, in the southern province of Sri Lanka. It is considered as one of the most popular beach resorts in the island. It is also a prime destination for all sorts of water based activities like boating, kayaking, River safaris inland etc in the Bentota river which lies in the Northern most side of the city. It is home to a number of star class premier luxury hotels, beach resorts, stylish luxury boutique villas and bungalows, luxury ayurvedic hotels & beauty Spas offering authentic curative and wellness treatment, Yoga and meditation, to cater to the various needs of the top end leisure tourists and budget conscious travellers. The entire beach stretch is home to a number of speciality restaurants and bars serving freshly prepared sea food, foreign liquor, and all types of international and local cuisines to suit the different taste buds of the foreign visitors. Some hotels do have live bands and discotheques providing local and western entertainment in the late evenings. Other attractions include a visit to a Turtle hatchery located in Kosgoda, The Brief garden owned by Bevis Bawa, the world renowned architect and a few Buddhist temples, lying 11 Km inland from the city.