Beaches in Unawatuna

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Beaches in Unawatuna

Beautiful Unawatuna Town is known for its beaches and coral reefs. Although visiting Unawatuna beaches is not that easy, the refreshing blue waters, underwater coral reefs make the beaches in Unawatu (Read More)na worth a visit.

Here is the list of 6 Beaches in Unawatuna

1. Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna

Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna

Unawatuna is one of the most popular attractions in Sri Lanka, which draws both tourists as well as the locals to its everlasting beauty. This banana shaped beach, with its golden sand, sparkling water, and lush palm trees is the perfect place to relax and spend some quality time with your family. There are sunbeds available for you to sit back relax and enjoy your day with a drink.

2. Dalawella Beach, Unawatuna

Dalawella Beach, Unawatuna

When in Unawatuna, make it a point to visit the famous Dalawella beach. If you are looking for a quieter escape from the main beach, head out to the Dalawella beach. The beach is the ideal location to spend some quiet and quality time with your family or loved ones, while you relax, sunbathe and swim under the beautiful blue sky.

3. Mihiripenna Beach, Unawatuna

Mihiripenna Beach, Unawatuna

Mihiripenna beach is one of the famous beaches on the south coast at Unawatuna. The beach is perfect if you are on the lookout to spend some quiet and leisure time with your family, away from the buzz of the beach activities. The beach is secluded, and one can spend hours just staring into the beauty of the waves while sitting calmly on the soft golden sand.

4. Jungle Beach, Unawatuna

Jungle Beach, Unawatuna

One of the lesser unknown treasures of Unawatuna is Jungle Beach. Located between Unawatuna and Galle, right next to the jungle is the beautiful and calm emerald green waters of this beach. The beach is not as easy to visit as compared to the other beaches of the city, but you can access it either by walking on foot and making a trekking trip out of it or even take a boat ride which will become a whole new experience for you.

5. Koggala Beach, Unawatuna

Koggala Beach, Unawatuna

Sri Lanka is home to many different beaches and is a paradise for all the beach lovers. Located in the Galle district is the unexplored and pristine Koggala beach. Kogalla beach takes the credit for being the longest beach in Sri Lanka, for visitors to indulge in the perfect holiday of sand, surf and sun. The Koggala beach has a perfect location which is away from the crowd and the noise of the main areas and beaches, but yet makes it easily connected to them.

6. Rumassala South Beach, Sri Lanka

Rumassala South Beach, Sri Lanka

Nestled along the Rumassala Hill in Unawatuna, Rumassala South Beach is also renowned as the Jungle Beach. It is located very close to Galle-Matara's main road.  This semi-hidden cove encompassed by lush jungle boasts a stunning coral reef that is situated just a few kilometres from the shore. And because of this, Rumassala South Beach acts as a Hubspot for snorkelling, swimming and sunbathing. There is also a small hilltop pagoda amid the jungle. Although the beach isn't as big as the main beach in Unawatuna, Rumassala South Beach is usually crowded with locals and tourists. This archaeological site also features plenty of shacks and restaurants on the beach that serve tasty food and good drinks.

Next time, when you visit Unawatuna, make sure you don't miss out on these amazing beaches in Unawatuna.

This post was published by Harshitha

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