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Unawatuna is a coastal town in Galle district of Sri Lanka.majer attraction is most famous hotel sea view hotel located in here. about 5 kilometers southeast to the city center and approximately 108 kilometers south of Colombo. Can be reached by the...more
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Unawatuna 80240, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unawatuna is a beautiful place if you want to relax. Just 20 minutes from galle city, this place provides a calm & peaceful environment.

Thank Akshita J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unawatuna was a definite dissapointment. Food and drinks are incredibly overpriced on the South Coast. It has a beach of sorts but it was dirty in parts as well as being home to many stray dogs which deficated on the sand. Not a very relaxing...More

Thank Climber745892
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great beach. There was a group Of tourists and locals collecting rubbish which was great to see. I had a sun bed at hot rock which was great. 2 things though. 1. Don’t buy coconuts from the locals unless you agree a price. One tried...More

Thank Missmcgin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach is amazing although it tends to be too noisy for my liking. The sunsets are amazing. There are many restaurants among the beach that offer a variety of seafood or other options

Thank Noel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unawatuna beach, a crescent shaped shallow beach situated further south to the famous town of Galle and its famous harbor and towering rumassala mountain. It is protected by a natural reef from the open sea and due to the semicircle shape of it forms a...More

2  Thank VisionLanka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most beautiful place for me. I'm coming back every year again and again to have relax at the awesome beach.

1  Thank Olena S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although not having been to Bali, I have viewed many images of the area, and Unawatuna beach area looks very similar. Lots of bars and resteraunts side by side touting for business. We decided to stay at the "Lucky Tuna" where we were dropped off...More

1  Thank peterjoyce56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit place if looking for good party beaches..their are few clubs like kingfisher in unawatuna area with good crowd and drinks. Fun place to chill.

Thank SoloTravelerPaul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply beautiful. Everything about the area is brilliant. Safe, friendly, unspoiled. Good food and lovely people. Sri Lanka is amazing

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unawatuna beach is simply stunning. A great selection of bars , restaurants and activities. If you want to scuba , snokelling, fishing or just chill out.

Thank Kevin T
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16 July 2018|
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Response from RobertBTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Agree with better than Bentota, but the beach in the water drops off into the deep/ edge very quickly, like a cliff.Best go to the right hand side edge near Budda statue as it is calm and more even underfoot. Overall advice... More
Iryna B
12 July 2018|
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Response from Deepal Y | Property representative |
dear madam, it was very safety in unawatuna. some time better than December.
27 February 2018|
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Response from Deepal Y | Property representative |
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