Club Bentota

Paradise Island, Aluthgama, Sri Lanka | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $86.00

Travel Blogs from Aluthgama

Day 149 - Happy to be Back

A travel blog entry by costin

... how nice the water is here, it is quite warm, but it is just cool enough to be refreshing. I had only gone in for a paddle, but soon got carried away when I saw a big wave and lost yet another pair of sunglasses! We walked into Negombo for a spot of lunch, much to the horror of the Tuk Tuk drivers - they seemed quite upset that we would walk a couple of kilometres! We were walking past a "hotel" (a small local restaurant), when a guy started talking to me. He ...

Ganga Garden and Paradise island

A travel blog entry by eileen.bracey


... of an empty bus parked in the corner. We apprehensively climbed aboard encouraged by a young local boy who laughed and nodded enthusiastically whenever we asked him a question, it wasn't promising but we decided to go with it. Soon another young man arrived claiming to be the driver, despite not looking over the age of 15, and off we went. As we drove through the streets of the busy capital we went from the organised and ...

Elephant day!!!

A travel blog entry by kirstytev


... as their eyes seem so friendly. Soon it was time to go but I will never forget elephant day!!! We headed back to our hotel and watched the monkeys again! it goes dark around 6pm here so it was already dark when we headed out. We called for a drink in the queens hotel and then went to the pub. There aren't many restaurants in kandy so we ate there. We had small tapas dishes including devilled fish which is lovely. Michael ...

A lot of elephant

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley


... almond, nutmeg, vanilla etc. But mostly just spoke about all the oils we could buy. Shame, when all I really wanted to do was look at the nice plants. Next stop - a tea factory! I've not been to one before. In the Cameron highlands in Malaysia, the factory was closed when I was there, so only got to look around the fields. Here, they are only making tea on a small scale, using very old machinery - with most of it coming from England in the 1940s. Sri Lanka ...

A herd of elephants...

A travel blog entry by girlabouttown


... snaps, revelling in beauty of the elephants and the scenery. It was truly breath taking. As they marched past us back up the hill to the orphanage, trunks came inquisitively our way seeking snacks. Back at the orphanage, feeding time was underway. To have your picture taken feeding or giving water to an elephant was free but again tips were expected.

All in all a beautiful place. We were keen to look out for signs of mistreatment as Lonely ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Paradise Island, Aluthgama, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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