Vivanta by Taj Bentota in Sri Lanka Unveils $12 Million Facelift

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Vivanta by Taj Bentota, Sri LankaWe hear that the Vivanta by Taj Bentota in Sri Lanka is reopening this month after a $12 million renovation. Sitting pretty on one of the best beaches in the southwest of the country, the resort has 162 contemporary guest rooms, now decorated in a colonial chic style, facing the lush gardens and Indian Ocean.

It isn’t just the rooms and public spaces that have a new look; there’s a new, lagoon-style pool and bar to complement the four restaurants, 7,500 square-foot Jiva spa, and 24-hour gym. For more information about the resort, located 40 miles south of Colombo, visit

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