The Marina Bentota or Hotel Marina Bentota, newest property on the beach is located in the Paradise Island within which is the National Holiday Resort. It has one of the finest locations in the area being sandwiched in between the Indian Ocean and the Bentara River Lagoon. Spectacular Sunrises are guaranteed on most days of the year excepting during the monsoon period. The confluence where the river meets the Indian Ocean is not that far from the Hotel. The majestic looking bridge upon which runs the main Colombo - Galle Highway is clearly visible from the Hotel.