Points of Interest - Galle


Unawatuna Baech
Calm Beaches in Unawatuna

Unawatuna, located in the southern part of Sri Lanka, is a mesmerizing place. Stunning beaches surrounded by greenery and gorgeously calm waters, make it a paradise for relaxation. In Unawatuna, you can enjoy a number of water activities. The calmness and tranquility of Unawatuna bay make it one of the best beaches in Sri Lanka for swimming.

The relaxed atmosphere of Unawatuna beach attracts plenty of foreign visitors throughout the year. If you visit Unawatuna there will be plenty of things to engage in, such as a visit to a turtle hatchery or a visit to Rumassala mountain to view local flora and fauna, or just enjoy the beauty of the magnificent bay which is protected by coral reefs.

The sea in Unawatuna is a perfect place to go snorkeling. There are plenty of marvelous things that you can witness by snorkeling under the beautiful calm sea. Surfing is one of the most wonderful things a visor can enjoy. It is an ideal way to connect with the wonderfully calm ocean. There are plenty of surf camps in Unawatuna for you to get assistance from.

The beach swing at the Wijaya beach, which is around the corner, is considered to be one of the most instagrammable places in Sri Lanka without a doubt.

Disintegration brought about by the development of ill-advised breakwaters have likewise hit Unawatuna hard, making gigantic loss of sand to its legendary shorelines. By 2012 the retreat was in a poor state. But recent initiatives have absolutely improved things, as the experts have pumped sand from profound water offshore to augment the shoreline, which is currently looking in a better shape than it has for years. 

Atmosphere wise, Unawatuna beach is enthusiastic without being rowdy, having to drink sunset drinks rather than all night raves.

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