Sri Villas at Benota Beach in Sri Lanka
9 May 2011
This is one of Sri Lanka’s best venues for entertaining large groups. Each villa is self-contained, giving individuals or family units their own privacy. But the shared spaces, including the large tropical garden and pool, provide a focus for communal activities.
There are genuine smiles from the helpful efficient staff, who are experienced in dealing with the individual needs of guests. One staff member is assigned to each villa for continuity and ease.
Great food with lots of choice is available at all times. Fresh juices in the fridge allow you to help yourself. Prepare your own meals in your villa’s kitchen, or delight in the wonderful cooking of the staff. You can either pay your food bills via a grocery system, where the staff does the shopping for you, or pay a daily full-board fee.
A little gate at the front of Sri Villas leads onto a wide, golden beach that it mostly deserted except for the odd fisherman, the occasional turtle and a scattering of strollers at sunset. Swimming and body-boarding is good during the November to April season, and the lap pool is always inviting.
The three spacious villas can be rented individually or together, to accommodate up to 20 guests. Bentota Beach is on the west coast of Sri Lanka, only a ten-minute drive from the famous resort of Bentota.
Call 6475 3121 for more information.
Enjoy this? Get stuck into more Travel
Natalie Whittell explores the gorgeous island of Mauritius during a spectacular stay at Club Med’s La Plantation d’Albion
Travel writer and cruise specialist Heidi Sarna and family travel from Athens to Greece on a small-ship odyssey
Sukhavati Ayurvedic Retreat & Spa in Bali, Indonesia: A brilliant destination spa a short flight away from SingaporeLooking for a refreshing spa break? This five-star luxury health and wellness sanctuary in beautiful Bali will help sort out stress, anxiety and more
Holiday in Sulawesi, Indonesia: Celebrating weddings, honeymoons, birthdays and more with a trip to Wakatobi Dive ResortWant to make a grand time of a special occasion? Staying and celebrating at Wakatobi Dive Resort will leave fond, treasured memories
Long weekend? Check out our road trip through India guide for your travel itinerary and get planning
Five awesome things to do during a stay at Gaya Island Resort, off the coast of Borneo
Hoping to see a different side of China? Enjoy these hidden gems
Philanthropy and high adventure are joined in this expedition to raise funds and awareness for women victims of rape, sex-trafficking and more
Verne Maree feasts, dances and soaks up colourful Indian traditions as a wedding guest in the Gateway of India
After an unforgettable family trip? These amazing spots in Africa's grasslands offer thrilling, up-close animal encounters