Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Unawatuna:

1. Talpe, Unawatuna

4 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Unawatuna

Talpe is a small little town which is located at a short drive from the main beach at Unawatuna. If you want to get away from the hustle of daily life and are searching for some peace, head out to this small village. Immerse yourself in an experience like never before by dipping your feet in the cold water, taking a stroll through the beach or just grabbing something delicious at the cute cafes.

2. Jungle Beach

1 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in 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.

3. Unawatuna Beach

0 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in 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.

4. Japanese Peace Pagoda

0 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Unawatuna

The Peace Pagoda is on the hillside of the Galle Fort and is a beautiful and peaceful place to visit. The Mahayana sect built the Peace Pagoda as an initiative to establish peace in the Sri Lankan conflict zone. The Pagoda is a spectacle to witness, especially when you view it from the side of Unawatuna, which makes it look like it has grown out of the jungle.

5. Sea Turtle Hatchery

0 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Unawatuna

The Sea Turtle Hatchery is situated in Habaraduwa, and was established in the year 1986, has successfully rescued and taken care of more than 1,000,000 sea turtles. If you are someone who loves everything about nature, make it a point to visit the Sea turtle hatchery which takes tremendous efforts to nurture the sea turtles in a safe environment before releasing them into the sea. Sri Lanka is a place which is favourable for sea turtles, where many sea turtles lay their eggs on the sandy beach and later go back to the water

6. Mihiripenna Beach

0 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in 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.

7. Dalawella Beach

0 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in 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.

8. Koggala Beach

0 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in 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.

9. Galle Fort

0 km
from city center
9 out of 9
places to visit in Unawatuna

The Galle Fort, located on the southern coast of the country, is one of the five historical monuments which one must visit when in Sri Lanka. The fort was initially built by the Portuguese and was later modified by the Dutch. Today the Galle Fort is also declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site and is a stunning blend of architecture, archaeology and history amidst a beautiful tropical setting.