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Villa Red Bentota - Luxury holidays to Sri Lanka

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  • About this holiday

    A home-from-home in the exciting town of Bentota, the intimate and elegant atmosphere of Villa Red offers luxury waterside accommodation overlooking the Bentota River. Intimate and homely, this boutique hotel offers just five guestrooms and a communal dining experience with other guests. Villa Red is a refined base from which to experience the activities and attractions of Bentota on Sri Lanka’s south-west coast.

    The journey and how you get there


    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights Sri Lankan London to Colombo return in economy, private transfers and accommodation based on two people sharing the whole villa on an exclusive basis.

    Holiday prices

    Sample price for a luxury holiday to Villa Red Bentota is per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room.
    From £1,720 for 7 nights
    The price displayed here is a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • Sri Lanka 2019 autumn early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to Sri Lanka by 31 August 2019 for stays between now and 30 November 2019 and receive a reduction of £100 per person.
    • Sri Lanka 2020 early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to Sri Lanka by 30 September 2019 for stays between 1 December 2019 and 31 March 2020 and receive a reduction of £150 per person.

    Hotel code


    Our opinion

    Villa Red is a charming and elegant boutique hotel in a truly stunning riverside location. A tasteful and welcoming base, close to lively Bentota.

    Hotel description

    A home-from-home in the exciting town of Bentota, the intimate and elegant atmosphere of Villa Red offers luxury villa-style accommodation on the banks of the Bentota River. The presence of water has a soothing effect at Villa Red, whose distinguished separation from the outside world creates a sense of exclusivity. Low-slung and single-storey, hotel buildings are authentic yet refined, with white walls and neat, slanted roofs overshadowed by palm trees. At its heart is a small courtyard with a swimming pool surrounded by exotic plant life and pristine lawns. From here views extend to the river, where a small deck provides picturesque views. Indoor living spaces are enhanced by open walls which make a feature of the natural environment, invite in breezes and provide shaded spaces for relaxation. This is particularly evident in the dining room, which occupies a covered dining terrace overlooking the pool and gardens. Intimate lighting accompanies evening meals here, and a single table hosts communal dining experiences between larger parties or new friends. Local and international dishes are served in this sociable setting, while guestrooms are just a stone’s throw away, most directly accessible from the poolside. A boutique luxury villa hotel, accommodation options comprise a mere four guestrooms and a spacious master bedroom. Each is individually named and decorated with a simple elegance and themed artwork, with a monotone colour scheme, rich wooden fixtures and antique furniture. The whole feel of Villa Red is homely, welcoming and tasteful, making it a luxurious boutique hotel from which to explore and experience Bentota.    


    Aluthgama in Bentota, on the banks of Bentota River

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    Colombo Airport, 69 miles

    Closest airport

    Colombo Airport

    Room types

    Villa Red Bentota is available for exclusive rental by a single party. Accommodation consists of four bedrooms and the Master Suite.
    The Boxing Room, Beatles Room, Liberation Room and Vietnam Room - all with private garden access, en suite bathroom and air conditioning
    Master Suite - with large living area, en suite bathroom and access to a private deck. In-room amenities include flat screen TV and DVD player.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Dining room, Lounge with TV and DVDs, Outdoor swimming pool, River deck, WiFi, Garage parking 

    Water sports

    Water sports available on Bentota Beach and on the river

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Turtle Hatcheries, Bentota Beach, River cruisies, Lunuganga Estate, Brief Gardens, Hikkaduwa.

    Sports nearby


    Minimum stays

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