BentotaSailing a Catamaran

Knock the wind out. Go sailing with a traditional catamaran.

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Why should you book this trip?

  • This is a unique opportunity where you get an absolute chance to ‘sail’ in Topaz, with it’s open cockpit and large deck.
  • Leave away your fears and a one of kind life experiences to be bold and try out something that delights you.
  • Good  for even those who are learning for the first time
  • One of the best places  to swim and snorkel and to see nature at it’s best
  • Opportunity to visit Barberyn Island and the lighthouse
  • Wonderful set ups  for  clicking  away  regardless you are an amateur or a pro in photography.


Starting From

63 USD

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 Quick Facts

  • Morning cruise commences at 09.00 AM and end at 12.00 noon (you will depart from Bentota)
  • Afternoon cruise commences at 03.00 PM and winds down at  06.00 PM ( you will depart from Bentota)
  • Return transfers could be arranged to location upon prior request.
  • Professional skipper with 2 crew members


You will meet



You will meet Anura , the Captain on board , a 33 year old  versatile experienced sailor who lives in Mirissa with his wife and two young children. At a younger age he followed his father’s foot steps by being a fisherman. He is a seasoned sailor who has devoted his time in the sea with fishing trips as long as two months in the sea. 



Following are included in the Price

  • Snorkeling gear
  • Stand up paddle board
  • Other required water based equipments
  • Fishing lines
  • Snacks  to much &bottled water
  • Safety equipment
  • Cost of insurance
  • Visit of Barberyn Island /Lighthouse



The following are excluded 

  • Anything  that is not mentioned above
  • Any Extras  including beverages available onboard

Morning cruise

The morning sun along the picturesque shoreline gives every guest an incomparable feast to the eye between the coast of Bentota and Beruwela. The Captain and the crew will lead you to experience their world with delight.  Be a  part of that experience by learning how to sail, even if you an amateur. The front Desk operations will assist you!  

A stopover in a cosy cove, in which you can swimming around is the first stop over. What more take a deeper dip in the ocean to snorkel and find perhaps those hidden treasures. If you are one that’s adventurous , try the stand – up paddle board and have fun with it!

No journey is fun without a peep at the famous Barberyn Island with it’s famous light house  based off shore from the town of Beruwela. The gorgeous light house which was completed in 1889 is a definite must see.

** Daily Departures commence at  9.00 am 


Afternoon cruise

This memorable sea faring experience will amaze you for sure !

Enjoy your journey with the beautiful sounds of the sea and  the rush of the water as you speed across in sailing the catamaran. Hopefully if you are a first timer, you should be bold enough to learn to sail. Take the helm of Topaz and enjoy the adrenaline rush of sailing this large catamaran yourself, a rare and unique experience of course!

Swimming and snorkeling will add a beautiful touch to this unique experiences. A stopover at Barberyn Island with it’s breath-taking panoramic view can’t be missed out. Be prepared to be mesmerized by it’s gorgeous lighthouse.

Remember to click as much as you can..

Sail on the backdrop of the evening sunset  and be back from the journey as the sun goes down on the horizon..

** Daily Departures  commence at 3.00 pm 


  1. Do bring personal effects for Warm/Windy/Rainy conditions
  2. Insect repellent and Sunscreen to protect you from the tropical sun is recommended.


Benthota – A short briefing

Bentota is a coastal town in Sri Lanka, located in the Galle District of the Southern Province. It is approximately 65 kilometres (40 mi) south of Colombo and 56 kilometres (35 mi) north of Galle. Bentota is situated on the southern bank of the Bentota river mouth, at an elevation of 3 metres (9.8 ft) above the sea level. The name of the town is derived from a mythical story which claims a demon named 'Bem' ruled the tota or river bank.

During the realm of the Portuguese , the Bentota river marked the southern extremist territory . Today a busy tourist hub with a handful of star class hotels, restaurants with great mix of flavours,  Bentota attracts many visitors on a daily basis.



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