Unawatuna is a coastal town in Galle district of Sri Lanka famous for its beautiful beach and corals.

Off the coast of Unawatuna, beneath the Indian Ocean lies a number of coral reefs, shipwrecks  and a great variety of fish and turtles.

The turtles still wade onto the shore to dig their nests and lay their eggs. Sometimes they even go right in front of  the beach restaurants.

That may be a stretch today, but Unawatuna is undoubtedly the best beach in Sri Lanka. None other offers the same combination of golden sand.

A protected bay that offers the country’s best swimming, the famed beauty of the headland with its temple and sunset, and the laid back atmosphere.