Bentota is a coastal town in Sri Lanka, located in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. It is approximately 65 kilometres (40 mi) south of Colombo and 56 kilometres (35 mi) north of Galle. Bentota is situated on the southern bank of the Bentota River mouth, at an elevation of 3 metres (9.8 ft) above the sea level. Bentota is a tourist attraction, with a local airport (Bentota River Airport) and a handful of world-class hotels. Bentota also delivers an ancient art of healing called Ayurveda. Bentota is famous for its toddy production, an alcoholic beverage made out of coconut nectar. It also has a turtle hatchery, located on Induruwa beach. Water sports are the main attraction in Bentota. Number of great sports activities can be played at the Bentota Sea. Bentota is the exceptional beach for surfers and jet skiers. Water skis, surf boards, jet skis and speed boats are available at many sports centres around Bentota beach. Gradually youth are mostly involved with stunning sports. Whether you are not interested, you will be attracted soon as you can see the others. Beginners can be trained under the supervision of professional trainees of water sports. Body board rides, canoeing, diving, tube rides, snorkeling and lagoon fishing are the most preferred sports among elders as well as youth. PADI (Professional association of Diving Instructors) instructors will accommodate you to be good at sports. Obviously Bentota beach is one of the safest beaches in Sri lanka. It is fed by Bentota firth. Thus there are water sports for kids too. While you are enjoying with above indicated diving, snorkeling, jet skis etc your kids will play with banana boats. Boat trips can be arranged In the Bentara River. It deemed to be a thrilling experience. Bentara River is opined as a legendary river flows in to the Indian Ocean at Bentota estuary on behalf of forming a large lagoon at the end. In fact you can see the mangrove swamps and kinds of animal like reptiles, birds nestled at the river. You can entertain a local fishing experience on this excursion on the canoeing boat.