Unawatuna beach


Unawatuna beach is located about 15 minutes away from Galle and the Galle Fort; Unawatuna is a famous beach-side town that’s attracted beach lovers over the years. A perfectly enticing stretch of golden coast filled with restaurants, bars and beachfront resorts, the Unawatuna Beach is a must-visit if you see to unwind and enjoy the entertainments of this coastal town. Unawatuna city is loaded with so many activities for travellers, making it possible for families, colleagues, partners.

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Provide us with the big picture—what's this beach all about?

Were you even there if you Places visited in Galle and didn't step foot on the Unawatuna sand? This landmark is famous for the colourful bathing boxes that make it Insta-famous, but it's also an excellent spot for walking, rollerblading, and water sports. But, of course, there's always a sufficient amount of activity, so if you're looking for something secluded, this isn't the place. But it sure is great for people-watching.

Lovely. How accessible is it?

It's easy to reach Unawatuna by public transport, train taxi or foot if you're an avid walker.

Is it overwhelmingly crowded?

There's plenty of public space on the beach.

How are the facilities? You'll find many bars and restaurants to enjoy the view with a glass of local drinks.

Is this the right spot for sunbathing or for splashing around?

This is heaven for anyone wanting to indulge in the superior Sri Lanka outdoor lifestyle- beach volleyball, jet-skiing and water-skiing. Of course, you could lie out, too, but most people are getting in on some action.

Excellent. Can we go barefoot?

Sure—it's a long, soft sandy stretch that goes on for a few miles.

Anything else we should know?

 Of course, the wind can kick up, but it's an excellent beach for all groups.

Any must-sees?

Be sure to check out the colourful shops next to the beach, a charming verse to the olden days when bathing suits were more than dental floss, and no one worried about the ozone.


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