The beaches of Unawatuna


Traveling down South is one of the favorite past times of both locals and tourists. The call of the beach and its warm tropics and the Sri Lankan hospitality is one favorite place for all tourists and locals alike. This part of the beach is considered to be a paradise of its own, located very near to Galle.

Sri Lanka is known for its very special beaches of pristine golden sands, the beauty of it all, and all the trappings that come with seaside resorts. The ideal place for your summer holidays is the gorgeous beaches of Unawatuna.

The town is charming and small, but with a lot of shops, dotted along the sea coast and its town. Quaint little houses, guest houses, lots of shopping to do, high class restaurants, with mouth-watering Sri Lankan cuisine, special hot and spicy foods that will tantalize your taste buds. Not only this, but also so much of, activities that you can join in, and take part. Sightseeing, biking, snorkeling, diving, deep diving, view the spectacular coral reefs, with so much of color and so many species of fish, a paradise all its own. So get ready to have the time of your life at Unawatuna Beach.

During the height of the tourist season, the beach is packed. It will be a good idea to book early and may be during the off peak season, you can get the beach and its scenic surroundings to yourself. There is plenty of swimming to get done at the beach. One part of the surrounding beach is fitted with sun beds or chairs for you to get that perfect tan. You can hire one of these sun beds from the numerous guesthouse doted along the beach front. Feel the gorgeous sun on your body and revel in all nature’s benefits.

Everything that you need is within easy access whether it is guest houses, or restaurants and bars, shops, plenty of song and dance and music for your listening pleasure. Get the feel and vibe to the dance music at night; enjoy a delicious barbecue and or seafood. All this and more are to end your night with that perfect sunset overlooking the beautiful seas of timeless beauty.


Visit the amazing Jungle beach


If on the other hand you opt for some peace and quiet, you can walk down to the jungle beach, which will take you about 15 minutes.  It is somewhat difficult to locate because of its seclusion and hidden greenery. But once found, you will be rewarded with utter bliss of quietness for your peace of mind. You will love to just sit and listen to the jungle sounds at Unawatuna Jungle Beach.


Beach Resorts at Unawatuna at a glance


True to its words, it is simply the best and one of a kind in the whole of the Unawatuna area, with its quirky designs of the building and yet which is typical Sri Lankan.

Calamander is one of a kind beach resort with all the luxury it has to offer, and yet it stays affordable to both local and foreign. Said to be one of the best resorts in Sri Lanka for its traditional design. The gardens is extensive and beautiful designed in typical Sri Lankan style with olden day bull carts and all things traditional and yet offers all the comforts that one would want.

The staff is very friendly and helpful which is typical Sri Lankan.  Join in all the activities that the resort has to offer and have the most wonderful time of your life. Join in a game of beach volleyball, or just have a sit out on the sun beds at Calamande with all its Sri Lankan décor.

If you feel like being spiritual minded then you can join the yoga class at the resort and let your tired body absorb the sound of meditative silence, as it washes and eases you into heavenly bliss. You can opt out of this if you are feeling a bit more adventurous and go kayaking on the high seas.

Have a pleasant and lovely meal at one of the numerous restaurants in the resort. Other activities included are sea diving, snorkeling, coral reefs, boating, surfing boarding etc. all at Unawatuna Beach Resort.


Take your pick, hotels galore


Thambapanni Hotel

So many hotels to pick from! The choice is yours. Tambapanni is one such hotel hotel full of greenery and palm trees with the sea breezes which give you a natural cooling to your tired limbs of a hard day’s site seeing tours or if you have just landed.

Good food and ambience, friendly staff at your services. This is a great hotel stay and something to remember for a lifetime.


Thaproban Beach House


This is another luxury hotel which is situated on the edge of its beach and small cove. According to the hotel folk this place is full of legends and mysteries. Something worth listening to and may be exploring? This is one fine hotel with all the luxury that you could ever want. You can get to snorkeling and dive to get a first class look at the beautiful coral and color fish. Get to know your sea creatures as you swim along with them.

Large and airy rooms with large viewing windows of the scenic seas and palm trees, with a sea breeze all just for you. Relax among the gorgeous wooden furniture as you sip upon a cooling drink or a cup of tea.

During the holiday season there is many things to look forward to at these hotels which are special promotions and offers during Christmas and New Year. So take up all these offers and enjoy your stay at Unawatuna Beach Hotels.


What is the weather like


The best times to visit Unawatuna or going down south is during the months of December to April, and July to September when the weather is nice and warm. During the month of September, you can expect to have a few showers, which is mild. But the mornings are quite nice and warm

Also when you go during the off peak season you can expect to get a reduction on your bookings at Unawatuna Beach weather. So get ready and pack up your gear, and expect to have a whale of a time at Unawatuna Beach.