Traditional Catamaran Tour ‘One of the most peaceful ways to explore the backwaters and wildlife around Bentota is on a traditional fishing kayak. Normally used to catch crab and small fish these vessels also make a perfect viewing platform from where you are likely to see birds of prey, kingfishers, monitor lizards and water lilies. Having returned to dry land, watch the sunset from a rustic overwater ambalama at at Diya Sisila local restaurant. With a cool drink in hand. This is asimple trip suitable for all, but especially good for couples as it is rather romantic.