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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 4 restaurants and full-service spa



This family-friendly Bentota hotel is located near the beach, within 3 mi (5 km) of Bentota Beach and Kande Vihare Temple. Brief Garden, Bevis Bawa and Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 4 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include a nightclub, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

All 162 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and balconies or patios. Free wired Internet and iPod docks are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Vivanta By Taj features an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business amenities at this 5-star property consist of a business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room. 2 meeting rooms are available. This family-friendly hotel also offers a children's pool, a nightclub, and a spa tub. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Terrace 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Garden 
  • Library 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Nightclub 
  • Children's pool 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Express check-in 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Steam room 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 162 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Hair salon 
  • Concierge services 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • One meeting room 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Picnic area 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

The Palms - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Sea View - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant serves dinner only.

Oriental Pavillion - This theme restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a sauna, and a fitness center.

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

  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, JIVA. Services include massages, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Body treatments 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 11:30 AM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

No pets or service animals allowed


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 110 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 29 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December. A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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