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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great property Delicious restautant choices (tried the main restaurant for breakfast buffet, also the Chinese restaurant and Shack the sea food place) Several activities for the kids including magic show, painting hour, sand castle building just to name a few Gym is a little small for a property of this size Excellent house keeping, as expected of Taj

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having...

London
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 7 nights after a week touring the cultural triangle. We had an amazing holiday, visiting some wonderful sights and were very ready for some r&r - this hotel was the perfect place for it. The rooms and grounds were very well kept, the pool was fantastic and with a beautiful beach literally at the end of...

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your wonderful review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was perfect, I would like to mention atleast very willing staff meeting all our wishes, fantastic food, this buffet caused that I add 2 kgs..., very clean and nice swimming pool, great beach and very comfortable room, just briefly it was perfect week and we were very happy!

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely beach property and very friendly and helpful staff. An excellent spread and quality of food. Rooms though very spacious looks a bit jaded in terms of interior and bathroom is relatively smaller and compact.

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your wonderful review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having...

Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here for the last three nights of our mini Sri Lanka tour , the plan was a beach resort to relax , catch some rays and pretty much remain horizontal! This is a wonderful , clean friendly hotel . The beach is quite literally on the doorstep , and the sunset views from the pool are immense !!...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room #515!! What an amazing ocean view! Lovely cozy room, brilliant view and what a brilliantly warm staff! Thank you so much for the lovely stay. The food spread for both breakfast and dinner is quite amazing. Lots of srilankan cuisines to try! They Serve APPAM for both breakfast and dinner and that's such a delight! The indian food is...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your wonderful review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having...

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the sea view and the food was perfect, the hotel is also near good restaurants. I told them it was my 8th anniversary and the brought a slice of cake for free Loved the hotel , the spa is great went there for massage and the detoxifying tea tastes yummy

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having...

Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at this hotel for 4 nights and really enjoyed our visit. We have been to many lovely beach/ocean resorts over the years including many 5 star beach hotels in Hawaii, Florida, and the Caribbean so we were anxious to see how this hotel would compare. We were very pleasantly surprised. We had nice ocean view room which...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After an 8 day tour of the 'cultural triangle ' and the central highlands, we chose this hotel for our last 5 days by the beach. This is a large hotel with lots of activities available (if you have the energy left to partake), some are free e.g pool aerobics, others with a charge e.g parasailing, diving etc. On the...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive from the airport is about 2.5 hrs, less if the driver takes the highway, although slightly more expensive. On arrival we were received an upgrade at check-in, our allocated room was superb and the sunset views from our balcony were awesome. We stayed on a B&B basis, which was a good decision, buffet restaurant for breakfast was good...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sri Lanka is referred to as a ‘small miracle,’ for despite the island’s relatively small size, its natural wonders and beauty are in abundance. Vivanta by Taj – Bentota is located on the south west coast of Sri Lanka. The hotel lies over a lush hill that overlooks the Indian Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

Address: National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: $257 - $473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Bentota 5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Vivanta By Taj - Bentota Hotel Bentota
Taj Exotica Hotel Bentota
Bentota Taj Exotica Hotel
Taj Exotica Sri Lanka
Taj Exotica Srilanka
Taj Exotica Bentota
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Bentota
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#2 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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“Higher floor with sea view is our recommendation.”
 of 5 bubbles IanandDorothy, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for quiet room, away from railway line.”
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“Take an Ocean View room!”
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  • Such is the view!! Room#515
  • Room#515. Dont miss the cute elephant!
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“Must have a sea view”
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“The higher floors overlooking the ocean are perfect. I think it's the fifth floor or higher”
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