Little bit about Unawatuna Beach
The beautiful beaches and corals attract most tourists to this city. Unawatuna is a coastal town in the Galle district of Sri Lanka. It is a 108km south of the city of Colombo. Off the coast of Unawatuna, beneath the Indian Ocean lies a number of coral reefs, shipwrecks and a great variety of fish and turtles.
The turquoise waters with palm lined beaches, variety of restaurants, guesthouses with mouth watering cuisines, bars, pubs and active night life draw travelers towards this beautiful beach. The resorts are located in beautiful areas, most of them being beach resorts which make it easy to spend time at the beach. Unawatuna beach may give you the experience of watching turtles lay eggs along the shore, only lucky visitors may have a chance to witness this amazing site. In order to spot the turtles swimming around in the blue waters of the ocean, you may take a chance of diving, the view is breathtaking. The twin reefs at Unawatuna are very popular too. These double reefs protect the bay which creates a natural pool which makes the bay safe for swimmers. These swimmers are able to reach the Rock island by swimming through the midway stretch. Colourful species of fish could be found while enjoying the exceptional marine life of Unawatuna.
Unawatuna, Jungle beach is a small stretch of beach with the forest behind it, an ideal beach for snorkeling. Other activities like snorkeling, surfing and diving and turtle hatchery can be enjoyed in this city of Unawatuna.