Taru Villas Taprobana | Bentota | Sri Lanka


Taru Villas Taprobana, Bentota, Sri Lanka

If you are looking for that perfect Sri Lankan beach holiday away from the big cities, then head 40 miles south of Colombo to the tropical sandy beaches and mangrove lagoons of Bentota.

A relaxed and peaceful place Bentota, where it’s easy to unwind and forget the stress of work and city. A clam breezy beach front where long lazy sunny days blend easily with warm tropical evenings. The sunsets are magical and come mealtime, there’s always a tantalizing feast waiting to be savoured. The lively fish markets of the nearby town are famous for stunningly fresh seafood, while fresh local fruit and vegetables are always on the days menu.

Conceived by designer Taru as a source of inspiration and a means of escape from the stress of contemporary living, Taru Villas’ Taprobana lulls you into a sense of oneness with itself as you walk barefoot on its cool cement floors, soak up the atmosphere of its exotic garden, and lose yourself in the play of light and shadows on the surface of its turquoise pool.

Taru Villas’ Taprobana offers nine individually designed supremely comfortable rooms; a beautiful, deserted beach; discreet service and fine cuisine – “One of the best small boutique hotels in Bentota, Sri Lanka”


Taru Villas Taprobana Hotel offers nine superior comfort rooms which are decorated with period antique furniture and artworks that reflect a grand European colonial past. All rooms have individual colour schemes with silk furnishings which are elegantly blended with photographs of famed photographer Lionel Wendt and there’s modern steel furniture too.

The nine rooms are well appointed with spacious balconies overlooking the lotus pond and the frangipani trees in the hotel garden. The private balconies are one of the foremost elements of the rooms at Taprobana.

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The nine rooms are categorized into three main categories:

Taprobana: Is an exclusive suite which includes three double rooms and is ideal for family holidays. The plain cement floors of the rooms are set-off against rich red walls. Each room has a four poster antique bed which boasts rich silken cushions and cotton sheets.

Triple Suites: Well appointed with all modern amenities and comfortable four poster beds, one of the unique features of these suites is the staircase which connects the entire suite.

Private Suites: There are five suites in this category which are perfect for honeymooners or couples looking for reignite their romance. Although slightly smaller in size, these suites boast of elegant furnishings and sculpted candles, flower filled bowls which provide an intimate ambience.


TaprobanaDining at Taru Villas Taprobana Hotel is always a pleasant experience. The onsite restaurant offers top class Sri Lankan and Thai cuisine. There’s also western cuisine for those who prefer the slightly less spicy; salads, pastas, fish and chips, stakes along with other western dishes can be ordered. The restaurant also offers light snacks throughout the day. The guests are also pampered with afternoon complimentary tea, served just before sunset, this is an important part of the room facilities at the hotel.


Frolic on the endless beach, meditate, jog, “boogie board”, watch the fishermen bring in their nets, catch a rare early-morning sighting of dolphins, bask in the moonlight or soak up the sun’s afternoon rays with an ice-cold beer at hand Read a favourite book by the poolside, or sip a “sundowner” in the “Pavilion” Visit a nearby turtle hatchery and delight in releasing newly-hatched baby turtles into the ocean Cruise down the backwaters of Balapitiya river, through mangrove tunnels and around tiny islands housing temples Enjoy the facilities of professional water sports centers, a five-minute “tuk-tuk” ride away, offering everything for the water skiing/ jet skiing/ diving/ banana-boat enthusiast Be inspired by your surroundings and daydream Play cards, chess, backgammon Explore ancient Buddhist temples or the culturally rich Heritage Site of the Galle Fort, or the exotic Brief gardens of Bevis Bawa Discover the bustling market and shops of the nearest town (Aluthgama – just two kilometers away) and pick up some souvenirs of Sri Lanka, such as a traditional carved “devil-dancer” mask Unwind with a massage by a local ayurvedic masseur Watch the trains that rumble occasionally past the bottom of the garden Listen to birdsong at dawn, frog chorus at dusk Do nothing… (highly recommended!)

Dream Honeymoons and Weddings
You would be hard-pressed to find a lovelier honeymoon destination in Sri Lanka , with all the right ingredients for a romantic and intimate holiday, our specially arranged “honeymoon deals”, for a minimum of seven days stay are available, which include the Superior Room at reduced rates and extras such as exotic fruit platter on arrival, breakfast in bed and special candle lit dinners for two. Please contact us for more details.

Products & Services :Taru Villa Taprobana offers nine individually designed, supremely comfortable rooms; a beautiful, succluded beach; discreet service and exquisite fusion cuisine.

Check-in/Check-out Time: Check-in is 12.00 noon and Check-Out is 11.00 a.m. An earlier Check-in Time or later Check-out time can be requested on a case by case basis and the hotel may agree depending on availability.

Address: Bentota, Sri Lanka
Airport: Colombo International – 100km

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2 comments on “Taru Villas Taprobana | Bentota | Sri Lanka
  1. aureliopicciocchi says:

    Can you help my to contact Taru designer organization? Tank you for your help, Aurelio Picciocchi

  2. simmon says:

    can any one put me in touch with taprobana owners?