Habaraduwa Turtle Hatchery – For the Love of Sea Turtles

If you are an avid wanderer in love with the ocean and looking for ‘things to do in Unawatuna‘, the famous beach destination down south of Sri Lanka, consider a visit to the Habaraduwa Turtle Hatchery. This not-for-profit organization has a single aim and that is to ensure the survival of sea turtles. Begun in…

Jungle beach Unawatuna, Sri Lanka – secluded tranquility

Unawatuna is no doubt one of the best beach stretches in Sri Lanka. The beach has long since drawn the attention of travelers far and wide, who come here to enjoy the soothing waters and absorb the tropical sun along clean and powdery beaches. The Jungle Beach is a tiny bay area that is well…

Cinnamon Plantations in Sri Lanka – Traditional Spice

The soft southern coasts of Sri Lanka are highly conducive for the flourishing cinnamon plantations; Koggala area in the Galle district is most famous for the ancient plantations developed by the Portuguese and Dutch. History behind the Flourishing Spice Cinnamon has always been native to Sri Lanka which brought in the Arabian traders popularising the…

Japanese Peace Pagoda in Rumassala – Where myths become alive

During the colonial times, Rumassala was famous as Buona Vista and was decorated with a number of mythical tales. For instance, India’s famous epic ‘Ramayana’ has reference to Rumassala as the abode of its female protagonist, Sita. In fact, the birth of Rumassala is largely described in Ramayana. Hanuman, a character in Ramayana, was carrying…

Jungle Beach – A quieter alternative to Unawatuna Beach.

Adjacent to Galle, a major city on the South Coast, you will find the town of Unawatuna. Hotels in the vicinity wrap around the curved bay, offering views of the water. The shallow water is ideal for swimming and paddling as it is protected by a reef. You will also find restaurants, a nightclub or…