MADOL DUWA -THE ISLAND OF LITERATURE, THEATRE, AND MANGROVES

In the serene setting of Koggala Lake, less than half an hour from CoCo Bay Unawatuna is an island that is a household name among every Sri Lankan: Madol Duwa. Duwa, meaning island, Madol refers to the mangroves that are holding the island in its grasp. Madol Duwa became famous among the locals with the publishing of a young…

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…