Unawatuna, near Galle, is a beautiful wide curving golden beach. The beach has been acclaimed amongst the 12 best beaches in the world. There is a reef protecting the beach, which makes it safe for bathing when in Unawatuna. Things to do in the region are plenty, owing to the serene soundings and the Dutch architecture which add to the unique charm of the destination. Unawatuna, situated in the South coast of Sri Lanka, a popular tourist destination is also a breeding ground for turtles. Legend says that Unawatuna was created from a piece of Himalaya, that had fallen from Hanuman according to the Ramayanaya epic. Unlike the other resorts, to the north Unawatuna is still a very quiet place and an excellent location to enjoy the tropical beauty in relative recluse. When considering what to do in Unawatuna, snorkelling and swimming are must try activities. There are also some coral reefs to be explored nearby Rumassala and it is now becoming popular as a bird watching location. Unawatuna offers a wide range of accommodation scattered around the nearby village, with more luxurious places a few minutes drive from the beach. The beach side and restaurants are in abundance.
Unawatuna Beach Resort
Located in the famed bay of Unawatuna, right on the beach, the resort offers exciting water sports activities including a PADI diving Club, Snorkeling, Fishing, Boating and year round safe sea bathing with turtles to keep your company.+ Read more
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Diving & Snorkeling
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