The Waterside Bentota
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... Balsa tree (balsa wood), and the fruit is deadly and cannot be eaten. The waterway narrowed and we negotiated around fallen trees, passing cottages built close to the banks. Under a couple of bridges, then the waterway opened up again and the flow rate began to increase. We passed groves of cinnamon trees that could be made out through the scrub at the rivers edge. There was a cinnamon tree in the resort and we had crushed the leaves between our fingers to release ...
... involved us clearing our minds of any thoughts. This was done in various ways including repeating mantras such as 'om'. It was really good to experience it and I could really see how clearing your mind can make you feel less anxious, stressed and altogether much happier since we were all smiling after. The second half of the workshop involved using drama to express our feelings in a creative way. One of the psychologists explained that this can ...
The first day where we just chilled out. We've only been away for a week but we've travelled and seen so much it feels a lot longer. It's obviously all fantastic but I was glad of a quiet day with no plans. We had breakfast then went down to the beach. As the summer season has not started there are very few tourists so all of the locals are enjoying the beach with the local food stalls. Again, everyone is so friendly and say hello ...
Woke up gently and started planning what to do. For the next few days. Took it downstate to take on the breakfast challenge which involved a vast plate of fruit, curd and honey followed by a full English! After that it made sense to carry on planning our trip out by the pool, where we ended up staying till late afternoon and got ...
... and you get to see the country in between towns. Arriving in Hikkaduwa we crammed four bags and two bodies into a Tuk-Tuk and went to the Appollo guest house. The rooms were great, really clean, a/c and could see the beach from our balcony. The beach was spot on, lovely white sand, clear warm sea water and pretty much deserted. It turns out it's the end of the tourist season on the south coast and nearly all of the tourists had moved on. This meant we had ...