Here is a selection of good hotels and accommodation in Bentota Aluthgama Hotel Accommodation Sri Lanka
Bentota is a coastal town in Sri Lanka, located in the Galle District of the Southern Province, governed by an Urban Council. It is approximately 65 kilometres (40 mi) south of Colombo and 56 kilometres (35 mi) north of Galle. Bentota is situated on the southern bank of the Bentota River mouth, at an elevation of 3 metres (9.8 ft) above the sea level. The name of the town is derived from a mythical story which claims a demon named ‘Bem’ ruled the tota or river bank.
Aluthgama is a coastal town in Kalutara District in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is approximately 63.5 kilometres (39.5 mi) south of Colombo and 68 kilometres (42 mi) north of Galle. Aluthgama is situated on the southern bank of the Bentota Ganga (River) mouth.
Boat trip on Bentota river
Kande Vihare Buddhist Temple
– Sri Lanka’s tallest Buddha Statue. The Buddha Statue which is 160½ ft tall is constructed in Bhoomi Sparsha Mudra (Calling the Earth to Witness His Enlightenment).
Sri Kalyanarama Maha Viharaya, Kaluwamodera (opp. Araliya Hotel)
– This temple has the tallest ancient marble Buddha statue in Sri Lanka
Brief-Gardens (about 7 km from Aluthgama)
– Brief Gardens is the house and garden of landscape architect Bevis Bawa, developed since 1929. It is a hillside garden with excellent views and many sculptures – both by Bevis himself and other artists. The estate was formerly a rubber plantation
Weekly Fair in Aluthgama
– Mondays there is a fair in Aluthgama (Mathugama Road). Large vegetable market and lots of street vendors. Beware of “commission boys”.