Bask under the island sun as azure waters rests before you, waiting to be explored. Behind you lies an impeccable beach, adorned in beads of powdery golden sand – creating the idyllic ambiance for a tropical getaway. Unawatuna with its palm-lined shore and calm waters sets the perfect backdrop for those who enjoy languishing in the sun and listening to the rhythmic sounds of the ocean.
Sit back and enjoy a cool beverage as you glance up to the far distance of the beautiful beach. In the evening, lunge into the cool waters, and let the gentle waves wash over you as you submerse yourself in the remarkable beauty of Sri Lanka’s most popular beach destination. Later in the evening, stop by one of the many restaurants on the beach and enjoy a range of delicious and succulent seafood cuisine.
For those prefer an adventurous holiday, Unawatuna is known for its plethora of water sports. Travellers have a range of options to choose from including diving, snorkeling and surfing. Beneath the placid waters lies a wealth of underwater wonderment, including coral reefs, shipwrecks, a great variety of fish and turtles – offering you the opportunity to discover its exotic marine life.
For those who wish to Travel to Unawatuna, Jungle Beach remains as a must-visit. Tranquil and secluded, it is one of the best places for snorkeling. The Galle Fort, located 5.7km away from Unawatuna is another popular attraction. One of the largest remaining fortresses in Asia, it was built in the 17th century, and is listed as a World Heritage Site. Be sure to visit other popular attractions such as the Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Art Museum, the stunning Koggala Lake and the Dutch Reformed Church when you travel to Unawatuna Beach.
Closest Domestic Airport – Cinnamon Air flies to Koggala, which is located 16.6 km away from the Unawatuna.