Thaala Bentota

Rated 8.5 in 167 reviews. 75 rooms.


Along one of Sri Lanka’s best beaches, AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa is a designer hotel by the famous architect Geoffrey Bawa, blending contemporary style, an 18th century Dutch village feel, beautiful lawns and unbeatable ocean views. Mix lazy beach days and exciting water sports with local highlights and the capital’s buzz.Designed in fresh contemporary style, all 75 rooms and suites come with a private balcony or terrace so you can relax with a view of the ocean and our stunning palm fringed beach. Created with total relaxation in mind, essential modern comforts include air conditioning, a safe, tea and coffee making facilities, a mini bar, IPTV and DVD player, free WiFi, a bathroom with a rain shower and designer Spa Ceylon amenities. If you’re looking for more room and indulgence, Deluxe Rooms and Suites offer extra living spaces, upgraded amenities like an espresso machine, plus a bath or Jacuzzi.

Thaala Bentota is located on the best beach strip along Sri Lanka’s western coastline. The property is 99 km from Bandaranaike International Airport and 66 km away from the city of Colombo.

Designed by world-renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa, who took inspiration from an 18th-century Dutch village. The property has a contemporary feel and offers a tropical island beachside haven. Thaala Bentota houses two outdoor pools and ample parking facilities.

The luxury guest rooms feature modern designs furnished with an executive desk, 42” flat screen television, luxury amenities and complimentary Wi-Fi. Each room has a private balcony or courtyard facing the ocean.

Guests can choose from the extensive multi-cuisine buffet that is on offer at the Breeze Restaurant or for contemporary Asian cuisine head over to the Frangipani Restaurant and experience bold flavors in specialty dishes. The hotel’s watering hole Chatters Bar offers live entertainment and the best of local and international spirits & cocktails along with pub grub food.

Guests can visit the water sports center which is in close proximity to the property that has water skiing, wake boarding and windsurfing facilities on offer or enjoy indoor games including a game of pool, darts or learn the local’s favorite game carom.

Visit the Avani spa to unwind and relax after a heavy day of activities.

Spa Facilities

  • Neck massage
  • Foot massage
  • Couples massage
  • Head massage
  • Hand massage
  • Full body massage
  • Fitness
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness classes
  • Personal trainer
  • Kids' pool
  • Swimming pool
  • Beach
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Pool with view
  • Pool bar
  • Spa facilities
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Foot bath
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Back massage

Available Rooms

2 guests




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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Thaala Bentota

  1. Frangipani

    Be sure to share your dinner with the cat

    127 m from hotel

  2. The Loft

    Неплохой кальян!

    196 m from hotel
    Avani Bentota Resort And Spa

  3. susantha garden

    Pizza, curry. But everything is so slooooooowly!

    239 m from hotel
    Nikethana Road

  4. Bentota Beach

    Beach is good frm nov - apr. Otherwise for swimming, head to akurala beach (30 min) reef breaks the waves there or unawatuna (60 kms) beautiful and happening with nice restaurants, food etc

    460 m from hotel
    Pitaramba Rd.

  5. Nebula Pier 88 Restaurant

    Best place we've found so far in the area. Peaceful, clean interior, and friendly service. Seafood platter was 3900 LKR for two people, recommended. May need reservation for seats next to the river.

    0.7 km from hotel

  6. SHACK

    Good choice of sea foods with window shopping, great view to the ocean (if you have ability to see after the Sun goes down, because all restaurants open after 7pm)

    0.8 km from hotel
    Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

  7. Prem Cafe

    I've traveled across Sri-Lanka for 2 weeks, and food and service in this small inexpensive cafe is way ahead of all other places I've visited. Owner is a nice man and speaks English very well.

    1.3 km from hotel
    204 Colombo-Galle-Hambantota-Wellawaya Highway

  8. Ayesha restaurant & pub

    Очень вкусное блюдо "Морепродуктовый рай", советую всем))) особенно тем, кто не может сделать выбор!!! Блюдо очень вкусное и там есть все вкуснейшие дары моря))) вкусно и красиво! ;)

    2.3 km from hotel

  9. Bentota Beach

    Very clean and clear water beach....not much crowded can enjoy a lonely romantic walk ....

    2.9 km from hotel

  10. Sunflower

    Nice seafood sunflower restaurant!!

    3.2 km from hotel
    Sunflower restaurant,police bungalow road,Moragalla,Beruwala,Sri Lanka

  11. Malli's Seafood Restaurant

    We tried the chicken in a yogurt based gravy with rice - superb and delish. Could'nt go back a second time :( A bit pricey

    3.6 km from hotel
    Taniperuwa Watta

  12. Beruwala Lighthouse

    Breathtaking views on top.access only via 10min boat ride.costs like 500,600pp +300 for uncle who takes you up.1 of the 2 international fully functional light houses in SL.worth a visit

    4 km from hotel