Unawatuna is a jewel on Sri Lanka’s southern coast and is the ideal location stay on a Sri Lankan villa holiday. Here are a few things you can do during your holiday.
Holiday Guide to Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
- Try the watersports
- Visit the Japanese peace pagoda ?
- Part all night
- Find Holiday villas for rent in Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
The Unawatuna beach is well equipped for various watersports. You can go snorkeling or diving to enjoy the underwater world of the Indian Ocean. The waves here are perfectly balanced for experienced surfers and novices so if you enjoy surfing Unawatuna beach is a good choice. Visitors can also try jet skiing, wakeboarding, water skiing much more. If you are looking for something that is a bit slow paced then deep-sea fishing, boating and sailing are available as well. There are plenty of tour operators and places that rent out equipment but look around before making a choice. Many foreigners fall in love with the laid back lifestyle of Unawatuna and relocate there if you do too then know that there are beautiful villas for sale in Sri Lanka.
Japanese peace pagoda
A peace pagoda is a Buddhist stupa and it is a monument built to inspire peace. The Japanese peace pagoda is focused on promoting peace to people of all communities irrespective of their race and creed to unite together. Many of the peace pagodas built since World War II has been an initiative of the Buddhist monk Nichidatsu Fujii from Japan. He is the founder of the Nipponzan-My?h?ji Buddhist order. The Peace Pagoda in Unawatuna is one of three Buddhist stupas in Sri Lanka built under the same initiative. Serving as a beacon of peace for people of all nationalities, the white bell-shaped structure surrounded by gold painted statues clearly exemplifies its purpose. Visible from the Unawatuna beach and upon climbing the Rumassala hill the view of the pagoda is pretty impressive.
Party all night
Unawatuna is the most happening place on the Southern coast next to Hikka beach. With a definite fun vibe, you will find dozens of affordable guesthouses to stay. Both locals and tourists visit Unawatuna to unwind and have a good time; it’s the ultimate place for a wild night after the sun goes down.