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Private Day Tour: Coastal Ride to Galle from Colombo
"Colombo - Bentota Leave your hotel at about 7am. You can have your breakfast (at own cost) on your way or pack a breakfast from your hotel and then head to the South West coast of the country.At approximately 9am you will visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. Kosgoda Turtle Care program aims to protect sea turtle eggs and increase hatching rates to prevent the species from becoming endangered. Afterward engage in a 15 minute drive to Madu Ganga where you will enjoy a River Safari at Madu Ganga for 1.5 hours.Take an hour break for lunch (at own cost) at about 12pm.Balapitiya – Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka is an island floating in the blue a World Heritage Site and one of best preserved Dutch forts of Asia. Originally built by the Portuguese and fortified by the Dutch the fort was well used by the British for their administrative purpose of the Galle district.At about 6pm you will begin your way back to Colombo."""
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Private Day Trip: Explore Bentota from Colombo
"Your vehicle will pick you up from your hotel at 7:30 am. It will take approximately 1-1.5 hours to reach Bentota so you will arrive there before 9:00 am. The first item in your itinerary will be Bawa’s estate in Lunuganga. Sir Geoffrey Bawa the much renowned lawyer turned architect made the estate his country home from 1947 till his death in 1998. During his sojourn there he used the place as his experiment lab and made many architectural and interior additions. While visiting the estate you will get to see the beautifully designed gardens that are now open to the public. Some of the buildings of the estate are also now a arriving at 11:20 am. Here you will be spending an hour getting to know about sea turtles and their conservation. The best part of the hatchery is the touch pools deep tubs of seawater with baby sea turtles swimming in them. Visitors are allowed to pick up and handle then to some extent. There are also fully matured sea turtles of different kinds
From $57.00
 
Southern Sri Lanka Sightseeing Private Day Trip
"You will be picked up from your hotel in Negombo Colombo or Mount Lavinia and then transfer to Galle and visit Dutch Fort. The fort is a historical archaeological and architectural heritage monument which even after more than 423 years maintains a polished appearance thanks to extensive reconstruction work done by Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka.Next stop is Ambalangoda known for its exquisite collection of native masks
From $65.00

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Worth the walk up.

I have mentioned in my Unawatuna introduction page that the main draw here is the beach and that is undoubtedly what the vast majority of travellers come here for. There is, however, one other thing...
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Vamos a la playa.

I really do hope that I have got the title of this tip right and I have not offended any Spanish speaking members. If I have got it correctly, I believe it translates into, "Let's go to the beach" in...
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Excellent place for a drink.

I have always tried to be completely objective in my tip writing here on Virtual Tourist and have always declared an interest should there be one. This is the case here. On my daytrip to Unawatuna my...
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Angel Diving

Unawatuna has a coral reef and this outfit offers diving with full equipment. Special rate of eur60 for 2 dives or eur40 for a single dive. The assistant instructor Suri Perera is very nice and...
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jungle beach

When I first came to Jungle beach in 2011 it was a almost like a secret beach however now it us well sign posted and there is even a restuarant there. To get to jungle beach you can either take a tuk...
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visit galle

the old colonial city fort is worth a visit.the surroundings of the light tower are nice.also a lot od shops for clothes and souvenirs like MANSION on the churchstreet and SHOPA DISPLAY GALLERY on the...
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Voted one of the worlds best beaches

When I was sifting through our photographs and working out what tips I would write, I imagined that as we spent 9 days in Unawatuna I would have lots to write!Funny that, as it turns out I have only...
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Scuba Diving

I did two dives, including wreck dive with Sea Horse Dive School. The owner Rohana, is helpful and very friendly. E-mail: krohana@hotmail.com. Each dive is US$30 and 5 dives US$125.Another dive school...
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Best Ayurvedic massage in the world

if you're in Unawatuna and you've got an hour free, visit the Calm spice garden for the best massage in your life! A mother and daughter do a 1hr, 4 handed proper Ayurvedic full body massage for 1500...
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See the temple

There really isn't much to do in Unawatuna other than top up your tan and relax. The village itself is very quiet and there's not much nightlife. You can go out on a boat or do some snorkelling but...
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Monkey tricks

The guys at Full moon resort saved this monkey during the Tsunami, and he is a hit here. Watch him do all the monkey tricks.
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Laze on the beach

I did nothing but lazed in Unawatuna. The Full Moon resort was my abode, eat, sleep, read Paulo Coelho, sleep...eat..smoke..buurrrhhh...you wont get a better view!!
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Pagoda & Buddish Temple

A stroll up at western end of the beqach to teh top of the hill rewards you a pagada and a nice ocean view of the jungle beach on the other side.
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Have a tour by Catamaran

Here are lots of fishermans and you should try to have a chnce to see how they catch fish. may be you can go to sea by Catamaran with them
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Top 5 Unawatuna Writers

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jo104

"An ideal location to relax at"
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planxty

"Not really my kind of place."
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Sambawalk

"Beach time!"
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mafi_moya

"The best beach in the world?"
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alycat

"Ieeiii..Hoo...Beach"
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