Bentota is coastal town 40 miles south of Colombo in Sri Lanka. Bentota stands out by offering world-class hotels, watersports, and offers the ancient art of healing called Ayurveda for a unique experience. During your stay in Bentota, don’t miss out on lazing about on the beach while drinking a toddy, which the town is famous for its production of the coconut nectar drink. You can see the circle of life first hand at the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery on Induruwa beach. If you want to find some serenity, be sure to visit the Galapatha Raja Maha Vihare Buddhist temple. You'll see stone inscriptions, stone carvings, pillars, ponds and troughs dating back to the medieval period!