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Sri Gemunu Beach Resort is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Unawatuna, offering a romantic environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the hotel.

Sri Gemunu Beach Resort features room service, currency exchange, and beach chairs, to help make your stay more enjoyable. The property also boasts free breakfast. If you are driving to Sri Gemunu Beach Resort, free parking is available.

For those interested in checking out Japanese Peace Pagoda (2.0 mi) while visiting Unawatuna, Sri Gemunu Beach Hotel is a short distance away.

If you like Asian restaurants, Sri Gemunu Beach Hotel is conveniently located near Bedspace Kitchen, Kingfisher, and Happy Spice.

Best of all, Sri Gemunu Beach Resort makes it easy to experience some great Unawatuna attractions like Sk Swarnakala, which is a popular art gallery.

Enjoy your stay in Unawatuna!

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Diving
Snorkelling
Fishing
Car hire
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Mosquito net
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
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Laundry service
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Air conditioning
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Housekeeping
Private balcony
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Complimentary toiletries
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Telephone
Clothes rack
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Laurene_de wrote a review Feb 2022
14 contributions1 helpful vote
I came there to have a drink for sunset, and the nice lady at the bar served me a beautifully done piña colada, I loved it! The spot is amazing to watch sunset, the sound of the waves crashing and fishermen active.. nice!
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Ian-Jacki wrote a review Feb 2022
Didcot, United Kingdom764 contributions113 helpful votes
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Just returned from a 20 day stay at Sri Gemunu. Hotel is set right on the beach although the sea is very rough so bathing was a problem. Nice calm bay about 200m along the beach. If you like to spend leisurely days lying in the shade reading a book this place is ideal. Many trees along the hotel front offer lots of shade. The rooms are basic but clean and functional. There is a nice big wardrobe but no draws and the only chairs are on the balcony. The breakfast is very good always offered a good selection of fresh fruit daily. Especially good is the Sri Lankan breakfast. There is a very good selection of eggs with bacon. Lots of hot tea or coffee. We had quite a few evening meals at the hotel and were never disappointed with the food, again the Sri Lankan rice and curry is excellent. Not many bars and restaurants nearby but reception will willingly call you a Tuk tuk to take you into town. Best thing about this hotel are the staff so friendly and always will to go that extra mile to help or make your stay better.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Lanie1306 wrote a review Mar 2020
London29 contributions15 helpful votes
Me, my wife and my young son stayed at the Sri Gemunu resort for 5 days towards the end of Feb 2020. We had travelled around Sri Lanka for the previous week and a half and stayed in quite a few hotels. But this place was by far our best hotel and our favorite place. It was just awesome. The location is perfect - you’re only a hop skip and jump from the lagoon which is ideal for children to play in. Other restaurants are only a short tuk tuk ride away (you shouldn’t be paying more than 300 rps to get into town). The staff were also a delight and couldn’t do enough to help you. I highly highly recommend staying here! Hopefully we’ll come back one day!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Rebecca G wrote a review Mar 2020
19 contributions7 helpful votes
Thanks for sending us off on our last night with a wonderful Sri Lankan Curry meal on the beach. Big props to the chef, it was delicious. Also thank you to whoever helped us out this morning when our taxi didn't arrive. That was well beyond the call of duty as we weren't even staying there. Massive appreciations and very kind. We'll be back!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Gunnar A wrote a review Feb 2020
Norway11 contributions5 helpful votes
Visited several places and hotell in Sri Lanka. Can not find and better than Sri Gemunu. The hotel has it all. Fabulous beach, Great location and a vert good restaurant. The staff are all verd helpful, and friendly.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Room Tip: All rooms have SEA wiev. All rooms have bathroom showet. Location is about 30 seconds to the...
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jachristiaanse@gmail.com wrote a review Feb 2020
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A nice, clean resort, with a very friendly atmosphere and great food. All rooms have seaview and a lovely sunset 🌅 Sri Gemunu has also a nice small wellness centre really close by with a private swimming pool and a few small apartments to rent in a beautiful garden. The place is central situated to travel to all different sightseeings
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Date of stay: March 2019
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RKimNYC wrote a review Jan 2020
New York City, New York64 contributions41 helpful votes
These are solid 3-star accommodations. Clean, adequate, but certainly nothing fancy. The balcony overlooking the beach was highlight. The property is "beachside", but there is a grassy area plus a dining patio before you actually reach any sand. The beach area itself is pretty narrow, and rocky. The food offered in the cafe was mostly Western, which was a bit disppointing. There wasn't much within walking distance, but tuk-tuks are super cheap. The staff was friendly. This place was fine for one or two nights, but doesn't offer a whole lot if one is looking for an extended stay. Things to know: there is no elevator on the property and no door on the shower.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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saliya Muthuwaruna wrote a review Sep 2019
Colombo, Sri Lanka8 contributions2 helpful votes
Good for family and couples. Decent crowd. Nice safe beach area. Well maintained and safe. Worth for the price. Food has to be improved though. Good staff guys. big parking area. Will go back again for sure.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled
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achoix wrote a review Aug 2019
Delft, The Netherlands1544 contributions173 helpful votes
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We didn’t stay here at the resort but we decided to come to hang out and ended up having dinner here. We came with two kids (13 and 10) to okay along the beach and explore the large rock formations. The resort attendants were very friendly and let us hang out there even though we were not staying there. We ordered three curry meals and were blown away by the quality and the quantity of the food we got. Three meals were enough to feed the four of us (I over ate!) Highly recommend this resort, if not for friendliness of the staff and the food!
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled
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diane1540 wrote a review Jul 2019
Brisbane, Australia19 contributions9 helpful votes
I spent 10 days in April. After doing a wonderful yoga retreat at Kalutura it was beautiful to see a different side of Sri Lanka which is my favourite country I have visited so far. I cant say enough nice things about Sri Geminu Resort. The location right on the beach, watching the turtles surfing, being able to swim. The incredible staff who always smile and can't do enough for you The chefs who go out of their way to accommodate you. Its one place I would go back to. The jewelry shop has some nice pieces. The only negative would be the rip off tuk tuk drivers across the road. After 3 days of being ripped off I came across a very honest driver called Shantha ph 077 288 1643. There is good yoga down the road at Shanti yoga. The massages I had through the resort were great. I am a solo middle aged woman but felt very comfortable and safe.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled
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PRICE RANGE
US$45 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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sri gemunu beach hotel unawatuna
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictUnawatuna
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sri Gemunu Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Sri Gemunu Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Mihiripenna Beach (0.9 km), Dalawella Beach (0.07 km), and Karaoke Una (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sri Gemunu Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Sri Gemunu Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Sri Gemunu Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Sri Gemunu Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sri Gemunu Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kabala Sunset Cafe, Persian kitchen and BBQ, and Wijaya Beach Restaurant.
Does Sri Gemunu Beach Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Sri Gemunu Beach Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sri Gemunu Beach Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Sri Gemunu Beach Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (5.6 km), Galle Fort (6.0 km), and Meera Mosque (5.5 km).
Does Sri Gemunu Beach Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.