Viventa by Taj Bentota, Bentota. Tel: 034 555 5555
Viventa by Taj Bentota is a five-star traditional beach hotel situated on its own rock headland, with glorious views over the Indian Ocean. The hotel offers several dining options including the Palm’s Coffee Shop serving Sri Lankan and international buffets; Oriental Pavilion specializing in Chinese cuisine; and the Sea View Restaurant serving fresh seafood dishes and continental cuisine.
Villa Bentota, 138/18 Galle Road, Bentota. Tel: 034 227531; 034 4946800
Villa Bentota is a chic and stylish beachside boutique hotel housed in the original `Mohotti Wallawua’, a refurbished manor house. Following an extensive refurbishment, the property is now managed by Shanth Fernando, a Sri Lankan lifestyle designer and entrepreneur whose other commitments include The Gallery Café, one of Colombo’s leading restaurants and Tintagel, an exquisite boutique hotel in Colombo 7. Villa Bentota’s restaurant Villa Café is open also to non-resident guests and serves sumptuous fusion cuisine. Advance booking required for non-resident guests.
Lunuganga, Dedduwa, Bentota. Tel: 034 4287056
Set in rolling, Renaissance-inspired tropical gardens, Lunuganga is the former country residence of world-renowned Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa. Lunuganga chefs take pride in their cuisine and serve contemporary gourmet cuisine with Asian and Mediterranean influences, to delicious Sri Lankan rice and curries. Guests are welcome for meals here with prior notice. Advance booking required for non-resident guests.