Unwawatuna is a beach resort in the Galle District, southern province, on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. Unawatuna Bay is located on the Indian Ocean.
The place founded by Dutch merchants was first and foremost a port of call for numerous backpack tourists, but today, the town is increasingly popular with backpackers, the beach is dotted with palm trees, small restaurants, shops, hotels and discos. In the bay of Unawatuna there are plenty of options for safe swimming and surfing. In the southern part of the bay there is a coral reef, which can be explored by snorkeling or diving.
Access : Coordinates: 6.018333, 80.2525 / Unawatuna is a town in Sri Lanka. located in the province of Southern Province, in the southern part of the country, 110 km south of the capital Colombo.
/ The train option from Colombo is possibly beautiful but also the slowest, you must take the train to Matara to Galle.
- They are quite touristy beaches, but I think it is a great place to relax during the day, swim or just dine at night among candles and views of the Indian Ocean.
- The nightlife in Unawatuna is not particularly developed, but it is. On Saturdays and Fridays, there are noisy progressive parties in the bars right on the beach.
- From entertainment you can do water sports , snorkeling, diving, take walks in the nearby jungle array towards the Jungle Beach, or go to the neighboring southern beaches of Mrissa, Weligama,
- Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya , . Ancient Buddhist temple / Japanese Peace Pagoda , A gift from the Japanese / Turtle Hatchery / Handunugoda Tea Estate.
Activities : sightseeing / photo opportunities / Relax on Unawatuna beach / Scuba Diving – Snorkeling – Swimming / Boat rides.
Go next : Mirissa is a beach and resort town in southern Sri Lanka, / the city of Galle, which, incidentally, is easy to visit on your own by bus or taxi.