Unawatuna

Unawatuna is a beautiful and quiet beach resort just 5 km south of Galle. While Unawatuna suffered heavily, in the Tsunami of 2004 it was rebuild quickly and the hotels and guesthouses are open again for all travelers in search of an uncrowded, authentic Sri Lankan beach resort. The name Unawatuna derives its name from the Singhalese words, Onna-wetuna, which translates into “there it fell”. Over a period, Onna-wetuna became Unawatuna.A white like beach which is protected by coral reefs, safe swimming, and wreck & reef diving. Moreover, some surf points making Unawatuna a more and more popular travel destination.

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