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Located within a leisurely stroll of Bentota Beach, Vivanta By Taj is within a few miles (5 km) of Kande Vihare Temple. This 162-room, 3.5-star hotel has 4 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. Beruwela Harbour is also a short drive away.

Dining

Enjoy dining at The Palms, one of 4 onsite restaurants. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with 24-hour room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café.

Rooms

The 162 air-conditioned accommodations feature balconies or patios and afford space to spread out with separate bedrooms. 42-inch LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. IPod docks, refrigerators, and minibars are also standard.

Property features

Guests of Vivanta By Taj enjoy a full-service spa, a nightclub, and an outdoor pool. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available on request) for USD 110 per vehicle one way. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a children's pool, a health club, and a spa tub.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

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 3.5-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 health club, and a nightclub. 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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

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

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

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • 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 

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 tennis court and a health club are featured at the hotel. An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include 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 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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

Fees

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)
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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