Unawatuna is situated approximately 65 miles (105 kilometers) south of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, the country's capital, and approximately 70 miles (113 kilometers) southeast of Colombo.
Visit the Unawatuna Beach when you are in Unawatuna.
While it may be a temptation to just chill out while visiting Unawatuna, don't forget, Sri Lanka's treasure-trove of natural and man-made attractions lie just beyond your doorstep. Galle, lies roughly 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the southeast. Here you can see the Galle Fortress and Unawatuna Beach.
Approximately 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the northwest of Unawatuna is Colombo, a regional city where you'll find Sri Lanka National Museum, Bank of Ceylon Tower and University of Colombo. Colombo has lots to offer travelers happy to spend a little time here. Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque, National Art Gallery and Khan Clock Tower are some of the other points of interest worth a visit.
A great way to develop an understanding for a place is by getting an understanding of its history. While here, take the time to drop into the area's fine fortresses. The best places for travelers to visit when they arrive in a new place are the spots that best illustrate the culture. Don't skip Sri Lanka's history museums and art galleries.
If you feel like kicking back a little, why not have a go at cycling or sunbathing.
When planning your vacation to Unawatuna, it's handy to remember that the handiest major airport, Bandaranaike International Airport, is located in in Colombo, 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the north.