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Vivanta by Taj Bentota

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  • About this holiday

    The Vivanta by Taj is a perfect choice of hotel for those seeking a picturesque beachfront location and a wonderful array of facilities and activities, for both couples and families. The hotel promises a relaxing stay and guests will enjoy the contemporary style of the rooms. The hotel is also conveniently placed for exploring south-west Sri Lanka including both Galle and Colombo. An excellent choice for a beach holiday or as part of one of our touring itineraries to Sri Lanka.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    personal tea/coffee makers, mineral water and newspapers on request

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with Sri Lankan London to Colombo return in economy, private car transfers, bed and breakfast based on two people sharing a double or twin room.

    Holiday prices

    Sample price is per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room.
    From £1,600 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.

    Hotel code

    WW47

    Our opinion

    The Vivanta by Taj occupies a lovely beachside location with a wide range of contemporary accommodation and facilities.

    Hotel description

    Vivanta by Taj Bentota is a first-class resort hotel situated on a hillock overlooking the Indian Ocean and a long, palm-fringed stretch of sandy beach on the south-west coast of Sri Lanka. This hotel enjoys a fine international reputation and offers an excellent range of all-round facilities. There is a choice of comfortable accommodation with modern amenities and contemporary touches; most bedrooms offer ocean views and some are particularly suitable for families, with space for an extra bed and interconnecting doors. The emphasis of Vivanta by Taj is on leisure and relaxation: you can enjoy the large swimming pool, the gym and health club, massages, tennis courts, pool and table tennis and daily activities organised by the staff. The hotel also provides complimentary transport to a water sports centre nearby where, for an additional charge, you can enjoy numerous water sports such as jet ski, waterskiing, windsurfing and banana boat rides. Vivanta by Taj is well equipped for wining and dining with the Sea View Restaurant, which specialises in seafood and European cuisine, the recently refurbished Oriental Pavilion, which is a Chinese restaurant open for dinner, and Palms Restaurant, which serves international cuisine both indoors and outdoors and is open as a coffee shop 24 hours a day. S.h.a.c.k. features an interactive kitchen and serves seafood grills outdoors. The Jiva Spa employs ancient Indian techniques to restore physical and spiritual equilibrium. The hotel is in an ideal location for exploring the South-west of Sri Lanka, for example to the historic fort at Galle, visiting a turtle hatchery and mask-makers along the coast or a shopping trip to Colombo. Vivanta by Taj provides the base for a classic beach holiday in tropical Sri Lanka.

    Location

    Bentota, Sri Lanka

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    About 3 hours' drive.

    Closest airport

    Colombo International Airport.

    Room types

    All 162 bedrooms have Private balcony or a terrace, Telephone, Mini-bar, Satellite TV, Bathroom and bathtub, Safe, Wireless internet in all rooms/lobby/public areas (charges apply).
    Superior Charm (double or twin) Room.
    Deluxe Delight (double or twin) Room. Offering uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean.
    Premium Indulgence (double or twin) Room. Contemporary living spaces, garden or ocean views from a private balcony, ideal for families with children.
    Deluxe Allure Suite. Views of the ocean or partial garden views, a spacious living room and private balcony.
    Premium Temptations Suite. More privacy, a living room that leads to a private balcony, views to the Indian Ocean, a shower cubicle as well as a bathtub.
    Presidential Nirvana Suite. Large one-bedroom suite, a bedroom and living room area, a Jacuzzi, a large private balcony, the bathroom has a bathtub, shower cubicle and Jacuzzi.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Four restaurants including a 24-hour coffee shop, Lobby bar, Discotheque and bar, Swim-up bar, Swimming pool, Sauna, Steam and Jacuzzi, Jiva Spa, Evening Entertainment, Horse and elephant rides arranged


    Water sports

    There is a water sports centre nearby.

    Land sports

    Tennis courts, Mountain Bikes, Table tennis, Pool table, Fitness centre, Horse Riding

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Local to Vivanta by Taj are Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery, Aluthgama market, Brief Garden, Kalutara Vihara Temple
    Activities nearby: boat trips on the river Madhu
    Excursions further afield: Galle, Singharaja Rainforest
    Nearest shops and restaurants outside the hotel: In Bentota 500 metres, Aluthgama town 2 kms.

    Sports nearby

    Scuba diving, snorkelling and other watersports can be arranged on the river estuary at Bentota.

    Children

    One child can be accommodated in parents’ double/twin room on a rollaway bed at extra charge – prices on request.

    Minimum stays

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