Sri Lanka Southern Province


A coastal town in Sri Lanka known for its beaches, corals, and the historic Japanese Peace Pagoda.

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With a name like Unawatuna (that’s oo-na-wa-too-na), you can expect some serious chill time, right? Right. On this laid-back squiggle of shoreline on the south side of Sri Lanka, there are long runs of gold-tinted sand speckled with coconut husks, palm-thronged hammocks, and reggae-style beach bars that wouldn’t look out of place in Jamaica.

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Unawatuna Articles

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    They call it the Teardrop of India: Sri Lanka. The island of spice, sun and tea fields. There’s no doubt about it— this is one darn mystical, amazing, culture-packed, and tasty destination. It’s just about as far south in South Asia as it’s possible to go, with swells of the Southern Ocean crashing into the […]