If you simply adore the sea and love nothing more than spending time close to it, you should definitely visit Unawatuna in Sri Lanka. Its beaches are major crowd-pullers and promise its visitors an amazing time.
Best Times to Visit
The weather in Unawatuna seems to be the best from November to April. This is the immediate season that comes right after the monsoon period. Go after February and you’ll be treated to blissful sunny days.
Japanese Peach Pagoda
Located within a 4-minute driving distance from Araliya Beach Resort & Spa, this is a serene pagoda that gazes over at the ocean from Rumassala Hill. Various statues lie around this temple, depicting the life of Lord Buddha.
This is by far the most popular location in Unawatuna for tourists from near and far. It is loved for its sandy shores, gorgeous blue waters, and pulsating nightlife. This beach is indeed a great place to party the night away during a holiday spent at one of the Unawatuna hotels.
Jungle Beach is the serene alternative to the upbeat atmosphere at Unawatuna Beach. It is a small stretch of powdery sands that is surrounded by the thick foliage of the surrounding jungle. Make sure that you visit during the weekdays to avoid the crowds who frequent here during the weekends