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Things to do

Discover the treasures of the southwestern region of Sri Lanka. From magnificent masterpieces of early architecture to ancient temples and the wonders of nature, when it comes to things to do in Bentota, you are certainly spoilt for choice! Venture through the city and marvel at the treasures of southern Sri Lanka.

China Fort
Being the main spot for gem trading in Sri Lanka, this old building has a history dating back to the seventh century. Wander through this market of unique jewels of various varieties.
Barberyn Island Lighthouse
A white figure that stands tall and watches over the vast mysterious ocean is certainly a magnificent sight! Come marvel at the towering Barberyn Island Lighthouse in Beruwala.
Beruwala Fish Harbour
Snap that camera and capture the colourful moments of fishermen
hauling in the morning’s catch at the busy Beruwala Fish Harbour. Watch as boats of all shapes and sizes flock together.
Brief Gardens
Walk into a magical world of lush greenery dotted with vibrant flowers here and there at the Brief Garden in the city of Kalutara. Admire the amazing landscaping of a genius!
Fishing Village
Come see a display of all sorts of freshly caught fish at the fishing village. You might even be lucky enough to get a glimpse of the fisherman’s way of life here.
Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery
Get up close and personal with these gentle beings of the sea at the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. This can prove to be a truly educational and marvellous experience in Sri Lanka.
Kukule Ganga
Get up close and personal with these gentle beings of the sea at the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. This can prove to be a truly educational and marvellous experience in Sri Lanka.
Richmond Castle
Get a glimpse of this awe-inspiring piece of architecture that goes back to the colonial era in Sri Lanka. Learn a thing or two about the historic story surrounding Richmond Castle.
Kalutara Bodhiya
One of the main attractions in Kalutara, the Kalutara Bodhiya is a fascinating white dome-shaped stupa with great religious value. Pilgrims visit this temple throughout the year.
Kande Viharaya
The Kande Viharaya premises is home to the colossal statue of Lord Buddha which is one of the most popular attractions in the region. Both Buddhist and Hindu devotees visit this temple.
Kechimalai Mosque
The stunning white structure overlooking the Indian Ocean was constructed where the very first Arabs arrived on this small island. The scenery from this location is simply wonderful.