Surrounded by the whispers of rustling palms, near-virgin sands, the music of the waves, glorious pink and orange sunsets and undisturbed hours lies Vivanta by Taj Bentota, Sri Lanka, an exclusive beach and spa resort on the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Previously, the Taj Exotica Bentota is now riding on a fresh new wave. Rebranded and launched as Vivanta by Taj Bentota, it envisages a new signature in hospitality. Why Vivanta? According to Taj group’s brand vision, Vivanta seeks to understand your aspirations & helps you create your own space, your own journey. Stylishly Spirited, Vivanta by Taj delivers premium hotel experiences with imagination, energy & efficiency.

Vivanta by Taj Bentota has recently completed an extensive renovation with an investment of USD 13 Million. The resort occupies an idyllic location on one of Sri Lanka’s finest beaches. Built in an aesthetics style yet offering a full selection of contemporary Sri Lankan design including numerous restaurants and a well-equipped Spa, the hotel justifies its reputation as one of the best in Sri Lanka.

It is the only resort in Sri Lanka to have invested such a large amount of money to upgrade and renovate the product. All 160 rooms and public areas now carry a new face in its outlook keeping to the Vivanta brand standards.

This magnificent property remains the charming beach and spa resort where fun lovers return for good times. Only with a nice new buzz. The renewed living spaces, the fine restaurants, the high energy bar, and the spa will make you go Ah! And the Chef remains as eager to wow you with specially designed meals.

The renovated Lobby retains strong elements of the original colonial architecture with rich finishes complimented by contemporary Furniture and Accessories, which continue to be seen throughout the renovated areas. The lobby-lounge has been simplified to give the guests an undisturbed panoramic sea-view and with it the opportunity to arrive and leave in tranquility. Spacious interiors, clean lines and  carved ceiling patterns create an authentic Sri Lankan feel accompanied by artwork depicting the famed Elephants of Sri Lanka and other local materials which are seen in the seashell lamps, coconut trunk floor vases and sea-grass carpets.

Enjoy the sand, the surf the ocean breeze & the lush gardens with its swinging palms. And in between rises our stylish 160 rooms offering stunning ocean views or the beautifully landscaped gardens with private sit-outs or terraces. Very modern. Very in, Our rooms have it all……Layout options ,better space planning ,furniture designed for the corporate & leisure nomad, duel line telephones, Multi-media panels, LCD TV screen…. All at the tap of a finger!

Live at Vivanta the guest could Choose from Charm, Delight or Indulgence & if the mood is set for more.. Allure, Temptation, and Nirvana Suite Rooms with alternate views , different shapes, walk-in wardrobes, rain shower baths ,treat yourself cabinet ,rest easy menus relax or reinvigorate and… pillow picks …for sound sleep.

The look and feel of the rooms was inspired by the adjacent beaches and the rich colors and heritage of the Bentota region. The cerulean waters, cinnamon spices and carved elements of the local architectural traditions are combined together to give a sense of place to the visitor.  All of the private balconies allow guests breathtaking sea views and gel in harmoniously between the contemporary and relaxing rooms and the lush Gardens which make one forget time and duties. Locally sourced finishes and workmanship contribute to the eco friendliness required by today’s standards.