Experiences at Saman Villas

With an abundance of things to do in Bentota and beyond, your experiences need not be limited to the plush sanctuary of our coastal promontory – from marveling at iconic masterpieces on the Bawa Trail, wandering the historic streets of the Galle Fort, or even witnessing the largest animal on earth in its natural habitat.

Cycle Track

Cycle past green paddy fields, the 125-year-old Katukoliha temple, Dutch houses, and the scenic Dedduwa Lake. Explore the beauty of Bentota and its quiet village life on a bicycle

Walking Trail

Take in the surroundings and the soothing hum of nature as you enjoy a quiet stroll along our walking trail

Brief Garden

Covering five acres of natural beauty, the Brief Garden was designed and developed by Bewis Bawa, a renowned artist in Sri Lanka

Buddhist Temple, Kande Viharaya

Approximately six hours away from our property, the Kande Viharaya is an ancient temple on the island dating back to 1734

Water Sports

Get your adrenaline pumping and your heart thumping as you skim the waters on a jet ski, banana boat or a canoe

Dutch Fort

Undoubtedly the most iconic structure of our sunny south, the Galle Fort is a 17th century UNESCO World Heritage Site that effortlessly blends history with the modern-age.

Fish Market

Enjoy the island’s succulent, fresh seafood – visit the fish market and get the fresh catch of the day or witness a fisherman’s life in the market


Kanneliya is one of Sri Lanka’s last remaining rainforests and since 2004, has been protected by UNESCO as an important Biosphere Reserve


Designed and created by Geoffrey Bawa, the Lunuganga Estate was the beloved home of Sri Lanka’s iconic architect

Maduganga River Safari

Embark on a river safari through the marshlands of the Maduganga. Discover the variety of flourishing flora and fauna in and around the river

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Declared as a Biosphere Reserve and a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Sinharaja Forest Reserve is Sri Lanka’s national park; home to an abundant variety of endemic animals and trees

Turtle Conservation Project

The Turtle Conservation Project aims at creating a safe and humane turtle hatchery for our flippered friends of the sea

Whale and Dolphin watching

Sri Lanka is home to one of the largest resident populations of blue whales in the world.

Deep Sea Fishing / River Cruising

Available for your pleasure with prior appointment


Diving facilities are available in Bentota and Aluthgama