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79.0% Based on 1924 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

Hotel Description

5-star beach resort near Bentota Beach

Walk to the beach

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Bentota Beach and 2 miles (3 km) of Moragalla Beach with a stay here. Kaluwamodara Bridge and Kande Vihare Temple are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Onsite dining, 2 outdoor pools

This luxury resort features 2 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and airport pick-up service. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy perks like free self parking.

Free WiFi, LED TVs

In addition to LED TVs with satellite channels, the 75 guestrooms offer free WiFi and minibars. Room service, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water are also available.

Bawa Villa

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

AVANI Suite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Full or 2 Twin Beds

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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About the Avani Bentota Resort

Location No 03 Hotel Road, Bentota, 80500

Property Features

Avani Bentota Resort offers its guests 2 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the luxury Avani Bentota Resort. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Bentota resort.

  • 1 building
  • 75 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1971
  • Bar by the pool
  • Deli
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) (106.9 km / 66.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport pick-up
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Avani Bentota Resort offers 75 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. 42-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes and complimentary toiletries. This Bentota resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Breeze Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Chatters - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this theme restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 4:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 2:00 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Avani Bentota Resort

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 20 for adults and USD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 165 per vehicle
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 165 (from 2 to 11 years old)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • AVANI Bentota
  • AVANI Bentota Resort
  • Avani Bentota Hotel
  • AVANI Resort Bentota
  • Bentota AVANI
  • Bentota AVANI Resort
  • Bentota Resort
  • Resort Bentota
  • Avani Bentota Hotel Bentota
  • Avani Bentota Resort And Spa
  • Serendib Hotel Bentota
  • AVANI Bentota Resort Spa
  • Avani Bentota Hotel Bentota
  • Serendib Hotel Bentota

You should know

  • Avani Bentota Resort offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.