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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, 5-star hotel has 4 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. Beruwela Harbour is also a short drive away.


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.


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 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 fitness center, and a spa tub.


  • 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 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 nightclub, and a spa tub. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle and an area shuttle. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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


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

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


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Vivanta By Taj offers 162 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • 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 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • 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 pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court, 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 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 11:30 AM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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


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)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 29 per stay
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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