5 Best villas in Bentota you can’t afford to miss

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Bentota is a small quaint town located in the south-western coastal belt of Sri Lanka. From relaxing afternoon sipping a tropical cocktail to electrifying intrepid water sports, this gorgeous town never fails to lure the travellers for a phenomenal vacation. The exhilarating experience at Bentota can be amplified if you’ve got an ideal villa to shelter in after a long day scouting the town. In order to help you pick the luxurious yet budget-friendly homes, we have chosen some magnificently magical villas in Bentota. Check out the best villas in Bentota below!

1. Villa Araliya – An absolute haven for a getaway

One of best villas in Bentota

Araliya Villa is the perfect paradise to revel in whilst splendidly vacay-ing in Bentota. From here, you can easily take day trips to the historic Galle or the picturesque beach town Unawatuna. Also less than 200m from Beruwala beach, Araliya is simply the best Bentota villa for a gateway from the hustle and bustle.

Positive radiance

A friendly and warming welcome from a team of staff awaits you as you enter the premise. These dedicated members are at your service 24*7 to ascertain that you face not a tad bit of trouble.

A gorgeous 5 bedroom villa in Bentota

Comfortable living area of Villa Araliya in Bentota

The main house boasts of three air-conditioned bedrooms beautifully decorated in a Dutch-colonial theme. These bedrooms are not only well-appointed with ultra-comfortable queen-sized beds but also feature colonial-style furniture that mirrors the traditional Sri Lankan homes. The garden bungalow houses two well-maintained bedrooms.

Villa Finder’s favourite feature: We love the spacious, well-manicured garden. Here, you can have a laidback afternoon sipping the tea whilst you fall in love with the peaceful surrounding.

2. River Cottage – A Private Getaway Near Beautiful River

Laid back and relax at a beautiful villa near the river

River Cottage is a beautiful waterfront two-bedroom villa on the bank of Bentota River. Part of Taru Villas, River Cottage boasts an outdoor deck with riverside lounges for you to enjoy unlimited dazzling scenic views. Many watersport attractions are available for you to try not only in Bentota River but also in the nearby coastal towns. There are also historical tourist spots like the Dutch Fort and the famous home of renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa, Lunuganga.

Srilanka’s Traditional Rustic Cottage

The villa radiates Srilanka’s rich heritage and history with antique wooden furniture and intricate traditional bed linen. It will remind you of an old-world charm: leather sofas, wicker chairs, artefacts, wooden bookshelves filled with classic titles, and exposed wooden beams under slanted ceilings.

A Place to Laid Back & Relax

Wind up yourself in an enclosed living area at River Cottage

With just 2 bedrooms to spare and a maximum of 4 persons to stay in, River Cottage guarantees a quiet and private vacation for you and your loved ones. The villa is best for a small family or a tight group of friends who prioritises quality time together. 

The traditional cottage is equipped with televisions and wifi to keep you entertained while you are not doing any water sport activity around the area. The kitchen is completed with all the things you need to make your own comfort food during your holiday. A resident caretaker will always be around to help you during your stay and a personal chef is available per request.

Villa Finder’s favourite feature: We can’t get enough of the outdoor lounge areas right on the bank of the Bentota River. The wooden deck, two rattan chairs, one small round table, and a view of the tranquil river call for a quality chat over warm teas during breakfast or dusk.

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3. Rock Villa – A fabulous waterfront property

Lovely villa in bentota

Rock villa is undoubtedly the winning combination of ancient heritage and modern facilities. Located south of Colombo on the west coast, this 170-year-old human marvel is becoming the primary choice of travel enthusiasts in Bentota.

Humble assistance

The pleasant experience of staying at this paradise wouldn’t be the same without the villa’s dedicated team of staff. They go the extra mile to make sure that you have the best of their services and memories for a lifetime.

A paradise with direct beach access

Beach within walking distance from Rock Villa

Spread out over 2.5 acres of impeccably manicured beachfront property, the villa houses eight refined bedrooms. The colonial influence oozes in all the well-appointed, air-conditioned bedrooms with vaulted ceiling, pristine white walls, and lattice-work.

What’s more? From luxurious beds to dark wood furnishing to silky drapes, the four well-decked deluxe bedrooms have an intimate ambience to make you feel home. They also have their own private terrace where you can enjoy the view of sprawling garden spiked with coconut palms surrounding the expansive frangipani-fringed pool.

Moreover, an individual dining and living pavilion can be found alfresco for a very tropical setting. In the pavilion, adjacent to the pool, there are numbers of nap-inducing armchairs and sunbeds to have a perfect siesta. An ideal tropical idyll!

Villa Finder’s favourite feature: the glistening pool in the heart of the lush green garden!

A railway track draws a fine line between this tropical idyll and unspoilt stretch of sandy beach. Quite convenient for commuting!

4. Villa Maggona – Heaven on Earth

Beautiful and relaxing outdoor area of amazing Villa Maggona in Bentota

Villa Maggona is an award-winning tropical bijou villa nestled off the beaten track in serene seclusion. Portraying the effortless blend of simplicity and style, this tropical paradise is only a short drive away from the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Galle.

Thorough help

As you step inside the haven’s compound you are welcomed by a team of experienced staff members who provide unpretentious services to avail you with every luxury.

A Bentota’s Best-Kept Secret

Relax yourself in an enclosed living room of Villa Maggona

The horizontal silhouette of this hidden jewel enveloped by towering palm trees and lush garden is in impeccable alignment with the horizon of the great Indian Ocean. This contemporarily serene villa takes enormous pride in successfully combining privacy and openness.

The four en-suite bedrooms are artfully decorated with woven furnishing and matching teal accents beautifully showcasing the minimalist setting.  While three bedrooms have queen-sized beds and a veranda running parallel to them, one can soak in the swimming pool that is housed amidst the lush garden.

The most interesting feature is the floor-to-ceiling glass windows offering you a spectacular view of the sprawling garden and the deep blue water.

Villa Finder’s favourite feature: We absolutely adore the wooden-floored open pavilion with plenty of sun-loungers and the hammock in the garden. Oh, make sure to try their crab curry, too.

5. The Muse – Glorious bountiful beachfront setting

Gorgeous villa in Bentota

Like the brightest star in a constellation, The Muse shines through in the west coast of Bentota for being a couple-oriented boutique hotel. Napping next to the deep, blue water of the Indian Ocean, this villa is merely 1.3 km from the famous Bentota Lake and in proximity with UNESCO-protected Galle Fort.

Modest welcome

You are warmly welcomed by a team of friendly, yet professional staff members who cater to your needs with grace and discernment. The villa is always at top-notch conditions, thanks to the job immaculately done by them.

A marvellous villa in Bentota, Sri Lanka

Marvellous villa with great setting

The sister paradise to Rock Villa is styled in a timeless yet indulgent manner. From antique furniture to vibrant contemporary artwork to greenish copper sculpture, the villa successfully demonstrates the contemporary work of a perfectionist.

This tropical idyll houses nine air-conditioned, fully-furnished bedrooms marked with traditional Sri Lankan decor. From king size beds to posh linen to old-fashioned almirahs, the rooms feature extraordinarily elevated ceiling that infuses an element of antiquity to the overall ambience.

In addition, the rooms are adjoined to a balcony overlooking the trimmed garden that flourishes with bright, pleasant flowers and tall palm trees. The sun-dappled pool in the garden is accompanied by a timber-pool deck with comfortable sun beds upon which you can work on your holiday tan.

The living area is an open-plan pavilion that lits up the entire space with the natural light. From ceiling fitted fans to island-inspired furniture to a stack of bright orange cushions, a cheerful atmosphere can be enjoyed in the pavilion. The inspirational artworks add life to the perfect setting.

A separate dining pavilion at the villa is a replica of a seaside restaurant alongside the pool with several two-seater dining tables. A perfect place for a romantic candle-light dinner!

Villa Finder’s favourite feature: The villa has its own curated excursions to the nearby main attractions to suit your time and convenience. And yes, free wi-fi is availed in each and every villa for those who struggle to disconnect from the grid.

හොඳ නවාතැන් ගන්න.
(Have a nice stay.)

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