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Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna
(3.1/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Nestled in a secluded cove and protected by a coral reef, Unawatuna Beach resembles a huge saltwater wave pool. The combination of golden sand and laidback atmosphere appeals to visitors from distant corners of the world, who come here to rent a beach shack, grab a cocktail, and watch the waves roll by--and swim and snorkel, of course. Visitors can also rent kayaks and jet skies, or go on a guided fishing trip. Amenities include a number of bars, restaurants, and shops. For Unawatuna Beach and beyond, use our Galle trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Galle vacation.
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  • Clean beach with a nice sand extension. Many restaurants and bars by the beach with chairs and tents. 
  • The beach is public, but clean. The waves are moderate. You can find unusual shells. Enjoy a variety of water sports: snorkeling, diving, jet skis, boats, etc.
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  • Beach quiet with some sites with more hectic beach bars, aguas tranuilas, sand fine and with a full of very nice shopping mall where I found gifts (not bought) that did not see on the island again. In the area I think you must be the best, only visited Mirissa and wasn't to the level, much less.
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