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One of Sri Lanka's first boutique hotels, Saman Villas has recently been extensively refurbished.  Located just outside Bentota town  it sits squarely on a rocky promontory. Though only 10 yrs. old it is built in the elegant, colonial style.  The main hotel facilities are accessed from an open terrace giving  superb views through the frangipani lined gardens to the vast azure Indian Ocean beyond.  Rocky steps lead you down to the quiet, deserted bay.

The professional team of staff  demonstrate their experience and discretion as they welcome their guests arriving through the lush gardens which are enriched with tranquility pools.

The individual suites, bungalows and villas are scattered within the gardens, each with a dazzling sea view. Guests may choose to enjoy the peace of their own villa's sunloungers,  20ft pool and dining terrace. Life is very tranquil here, the sound of the waves breaking on the rocks below and the song birds as the only backdrop.

If your choice is to socialise a little, stroll along to the large infinity pool and central restaurant. For the more active, the hotel provides a wealth of facilities including a spa, gym, badminton, table tennis, indoor games, billiards and an interesting library.

A craft centre displaying a selection of tasteful gifts and a jewellers is situated by the entrance. Bentota is ideally placed to visit the south coastal villages, Galle, and the safari and rainforest areas.

A sophisticated retreat ideal for honeymooners and guests in search of uncomplicated relaxation and sunshine.

  • Bentota town is only 5 minutes away but Saman Villas cocoons you from the hustle and bustle.
  • The very experienced staff  set a standard beyond that of  many other boutique hotels in Sri Lanka.
  • The quiet sandy beach attracts no touts.
  • I found the hotel  lacking a real 'soul' or Sri Lankan spirit, but it's perfect for sunworshippers.
  • A little windy on some nights due to its cliff top location.
  • The villas are quite close but it is very easy to arrange privacy in the gardens.

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Overall Quality
Overall grade varies between 90% and 100%
Quality of Restaurant
Restaurant grade varies between 90% and 100%
Command of English
English grade varies between 90% and 100%
Quality of Service
Service grade varies between 92% and 100%
Quality of Bathroom
Bathroom grade varies between 90% and 96%
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Plunge Pool
Beach Access
Maid Service
Landscaped Gardens
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Saman Villas, Bentota - check availability and book online for Saman Villas in Bentota, Sri Lanka - visit Boutique Sri Lanka now for more details. Saman Villas in Bentota: A boutique hotel offering sun, sand, solitude and perfect service - a sybarite's dream. The bustle of a vibrant town just far enough away not to intrude uninvited. Panoramic ocean views to watch the fishermen by day and breathtaking sunsets by night.