Unawatuna Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Unawatuna

It is said that Unawatuna closely resembles the paradise beaches described in Valmiki's Ramayana....

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Pristine Unawatuna Beach From Ella we hopped-on to a 6 hour bus journey to Unawatuna, beach area in the Southern Province in Lanka....

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Top Places To Visit in Unawatuna 15 Spots

Unawatuna, Galle
With the irresistible magnetism of sun, sea and sand, Unawatuna Beach is Sri Lanka's most famous beach. The beach was formerly renowned worldwide for its beauty, but post the tsunami disaster in 2004, the restructuring of Unawatuna was carried out in a haphazard manner. Its popularity for after-dark action however, remains undiminished.Things to do: Diving and snorkelling; Visit Ancient Galle Fort; Seek blessings at the Temple Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya; Relax at the Thaproban Beach House and eat some authentic Sri Lankan cuisine.
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Rummassala, Unawatuna, Galle 80000
After galle fort we went to jungle beach on the way to mirissa. It like you have to trek through jungle for about 1-2 km. to reach the beach. This is a nice beach.
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Weekend Getaways from Unawatuna  

Head back to Colombo, for your flight back home.What to packSri Lanka is unpredictable when it comes to its rainfall. So be sure to pack an umbrella – a sturdy one at that, and some light rain gear. Also, pack sunscreen and insect repellents. Carry good, durable helmets before embarking on the trip.VisaYou can apply for a 30-day visa online, which is valid for a month from the date of arrival, but an extension can be obtained for up to six months. The processing takes up to two days and costs ₹986. You can also get a visa on arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, but this will be a relatively long and tedious process. This costs a fee of ₹1,315.


About Unawatuna

Unawatuna is another great place to be. The beach is serene and has the cleanest water that I have seen in my life. Don't even think about spending couple of hours so as to see the sunset. It is not possible to see the sunset on the western coast.What is life on the beach without a morning walk? Next morning I went for the morning walk and a cup of coffee. Not a single place was open despite the signs suggesting that the place opens at 7 am.
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