Taj Bentota Resort & Spa is a five-star beach resort which stands proudly on its own rock headland, fronting a gloriously broad beach in Bentota on the west coast. This 160-room beach resort spreads across acres of landscaped gardens fronting the Indian Ocean. The hotel offers luxurious rooms, several dining options, a tranquil spa, and plenty of fun activities to keep children entertained while adults relax and unwind. The hotel offers a high level of service and has recently undergone extensive refurbishments, resulting in stylish and contemporary interiors which have an exotic Asian touch. The Taj Group also owns several hotel properties in Sri Lanka, the Maldives, India, Middle East and Nepal.
All 160 luxurious rooms open on to private balconies with sea or garden views. There are several room categories, furnished with twin or double bed, walk-in wardrobe, and ensuite bathroom with h/w rain shower and bathtub. In-room facilities include dual line telephone, Wi-Fi, multi-media panels, 40 inch LCD TV with satellite channels, mini-bar, tea/coffee facilities, electronic safe, 24-hour in-room dining, and laundry service. Roll-away beds and cribs are available upon request.
Superior Charm (367 sq. ft): These rooms are located on the higher floors of the hotel and each have a balcony with sea views. Furnished with king-sized beds.
Deluxe Delight (Garden View; Garden Terrace; and Sea View Rooms– 368 sq. ft): The Garden View rooms are located across all floors while the Garden Terrace rooms are on the ground floor, opening on to lush green gardens. Sea View rooms have breath-taking ocean views.
Premium Indulgence (504 sq. ft): Spacious ensuite bedroom and balcony with sea / garden views. Ideal for families. Roll-away beds and cribs are available upon request.
Deluxe Allure Suites (651 sq. ft): These luxurious one bedroom suites have direct sea views.
Premium Temptation Suite (724 sq. ft): This spacious suite has a bedroom, living room and private balcony with sea views.
Presidential Nirvana Suite (1,213 sq. ft): This luxurious suite has one bedroom and a living room which opens on to a large private balcony with sea views. There is also an inbuilt Jacuzzi.
Taj Bentota Resort & Spa offers several dining options. Indulge in fresh seafood specialties under a starlit sky by the sea at The Shack; head to Sea View for stylish fine dining with wines; try Oriental Pavilion for authentic Chinese cuisine, or check out The Palms, a 24-hour restaurant serving international cuisine. Tease Bar and the nightclub serves up a range of cocktails and comes alive at night with music and entertainment. Rejuvenate at the Jiva Spa which offers an extensive menu of Indian Aromatherapy massages, scrubs and body wraps. Other resort facilities include: a swimming pool with children's pool; fully-equipped fitness centre with sauna, Jacuzzi and gymnasium; beach volleyball, badminton court, billiards, table tennis and other indoor games, and conference/banquet facilities. The nearby Club Intersport Centre offers a range of water-sports including jet-skiing and water-skiing on Bentota Lagoon.
Why We Like It
An excellent sea food restaurant and spa, and a great location on a Bentota headland put this among the West Coast's finest beach hotels
Taj Bentota Resort & Spa has a prime position in Bentota, a popular family beach resort offering numerous water-sports on the Bentota Lagoon and in the turquoise seas, which are safe for swimming during the season from December to April. The journey from Colombo’s international airport will take about two hours.
Location: Bentota, West Coast
Style: Beach Property
No. of Rooms: 160
Key Features: Glorious ocean views; swimming pool; water-sports