Unawatuna is a beautiful curved beach with safe swimming and a wide range of excellent restaurants, cafes, bars and shops.

  • Safe swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
  • Massage and spa
  • Cookery classes
  • Fishing and other boat trips
  • Beach shopping
  • Gemstones and jewelry

The surrounding area is rich in historical, wildlife and scenic attractions. We can help you arrange short trips by tuk-tuk or van to:

  • Galle World Heritage fort-city with museums, historic buildings, city ramparts, lighthouse and boutique shops, restaurants and cafes
  • Beautiful, quieter beaches like Kogalla and Mirissa
  • Seasonal whale and dolphin watching trips
  • Turtle sanctuary
  • Pretty local temples,  inland waterways and country drives

Unawatuna also makes a great base for one, two or three-night trips to the South Coast, Yala Safari Park, the hill and tea country and  shopping in Colombo, as  well as longer ‘round-trips’ of the island. We can help you choose itineraries, transport and accommodation options.

View of beach temple
View of beach temple
Unawatuna Beach South side
Unawatuna Beach South side
Unawatuna sunbathing
Unawatuna sunbathing
Galle Fort
Galle Fort
Whale-watching in Mirissa
Whale-watching in Mirissa
  • View of beach temple
  • Unawatuna Beach South side
  • Unawatuna sunbathing
  • Galle Fort
  • Whale-watching in Mirissa