Travel Blogs from Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

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Let's all have a disco!!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Let's all have a disco!!

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsrontour

... to remind us, we won our first world cup for 37 years (and 'Stralia have won umpteen in that time).  We are now in Unawatuna, southern Sri Lanka: the most expensive e-mail to cost ratio in the world (It's official!).  So it'll be brief like the bikinis ...

Just chillin', Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Just chillin'

A travel blog entry by issyking

We've been here for the last couple of days, just relaxing. Yesterday we went to visit the old fort in Galle down the road which was nice. It's a nice quiet place with a long pretty beach. The weather has been really hot but also quite humid and ...

Days 9, 10,11- Debs Bday, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Days 9, 10,11- Debs Bday

A travel blog entry by kaxl

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... was a bit odd though, he kept trying to show us stuff on the way and took heaps of awkward photos of us. We got to Unawatuna which is an amazing beack with bars and guesthouses. The water was warm and perfect and the staff were amazing. We hit the beach ...

Debs' Mini Break, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Debs' Mini Break

A travel blog entry by rob_the_ladd

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It was great to see Debs, even it the visit was far too short! At least next time she comes out it'll be for good... Unfortunately I coincided her visit with my first illness of the trip. We still managed to have a good time, although I wasn't able to ...

Between the devil and the deep blue sea, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Between the devil and the deep blue sea

A travel blog entry by jamesandgwen

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... of a rather expensive but beautiful sapphire ring.  Gwen's argument was that jewels are notoriously good quality and cheap in Sri Lanka and so if you're going to buy a sapphire ring anywhere.... James' postition was that we were not going ...

Relaxation, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Relaxation

A travel blog entry by phileus_fogg

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... been a pet peeve of mind when traveling and places charge more to foreigners than to locals as was the case many times in Sri Lanka. I think I probably spent around $100 in entry fees at all the various sites that locals enter for free. Anyways, had a ...

Hows thattttttt., Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Hows thattttttt.

A travel blog entry by toby-helen-sea

We moved from Galle to the next bay along, then place called Unawatuna was probably the most touristy place we had been in Sri Lanka, though that is not saying much, there were lots of guest houses and plenty of restaurants that are directly on the beach, ...

Unawatuna to Mirissa, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna to Mirissa

A travel blog entry by johnsmetana

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... but this place got me with their grill on public performance. The fish, being a red snapper was amazing and along with Kate's Sri Lankan omelette, 3 mojitos, 2 long necks and a piña colada came in at the price of $28...winning much? Yes we are. Why ...

Diving Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Diving Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by varney

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... and headed out to the road to try and get a bus heading to Matara where we would change to another heading to Galle and Unawatuna, our destination for the day. Ebert, the owner of Traveller's Home came out with us to help identify the right bus (most of ...

Turtles, hermit crab, fireflies and Monitor Lizard, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Turtles, hermit crab, fireflies and Monitor Lizard

A travel blog entry by benandlauren

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... and saw fireflies! -Walked the beach in the sunset  -Came back to our hotel room exhausted and relaxed I'm going to miss Unawatuna and Sri Lanka!! Definately coming back. I feel like I was born to be in the tropics by the ocean. This is our last ...

The Fort and the unspoiled Beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Fort and the unspoiled Beach

A travel blog entry by lxlove

... the Galle Fort to walk along the massive walls that protected the place of the tsunami devastation in 2004. There were no signs to Unawatuna and we had to get off at the main road, walking down the tiny road leading to a peaceful cove from a postcard ...

Galle and surrounds, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Galle and surrounds

A travel blog entry by lucieandiuri

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Galle is a must on any tourist's visit of Sri Lanka but accommodation there is really expensive. We met a couple of travellers who had just been there that recommended we stayed in nearby Una and catch a public bus to Galle. This proved to be a very good ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by glenn.amanda

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... dogs harass a cow and squirrels playing in the palm trees then walked the three kms to Weligama, another small town similar to Unawatuna. We then traveled to Colombo having realized that there is actually no other way to change our flight tickets (I had ...

take care misunderstanding, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

take care misunderstanding

A travel blog entry by fanou45

We've booked 4 nights at the beach bungalow and had a surprise ! We misundrstood with th etravel agent on the name of this hotel. Indeed, there is TWO "beach bungalow" places but one is a resort worth 80 $ for one night and the other is a hôtel that is ...

Beach time baby!, Bentota, Unawatuna, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Beach time baby!

A travel blog entry by scoutandabout

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... , had lunch at a 5* hotel and then splashed about in their fabulous and completely empty pool! Then a quick bus ride to Unawatuna and it became apparent later that evening that Katy and Lucy had got horrendously burnt playing in the water (even though ...

Unawatuna and Galle, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna and Galle

A travel blog entry by paulandeleanor

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... outside; adults, teenagers and children were playing cricket in every town we visited and it was what people often spoke about. The Sri Lanka vs England cricket match was on whilst we were in Unawatuna and we thought we would take a look. Watching any ...

The end!!!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

The end!!!

A travel blog entry by dawnread101

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My last blog... Boo! The last couple of days have just been spent on the beach, playing in the sea, chilling on the sun lounger and eating delicious food. Last night we went to the kingfisher restaurant and the food was absolutely delicious. I ordered ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by rfisher

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Shopping galore!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Shopping galore!

A travel blog entry by dawnread101

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... shopping. On the way, we stopped to see 'mad Mike' to pick up a necklace that George had ordered. When we first arrived in Unawatuna he helped the tuk tuk guy to find our hotel and he remembered us when we walked past his jewellery stall yesterday. He is ...

Unawatuna - oh yes!!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna - oh yes!!

A travel blog entry by leety

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Now this is more like it. Soft golden sand, palm trees, big waves and beers on the beach. The ground is still a building site with two days to go. If they call it off (rumour is it could be moved back to Colombo) I think a few of us will just be ...

Kandy to Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Kandy to Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by eggmanfoo

... to the early hour......four hours later arrived in colombo and got the next train to galle (access point to the village of unawatuna aka paradise). After arriving here, we got a room and headed straight for the beach......only problem here was wigan robs ...

Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Unawatuna

A travel blog entry by roamingmonk

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... it would have been difficult if we'd have gone by bus. For hundreds of years, the fishermen around Ahangama on the southern tip of Sri Lanka have been sitting on the top of the poles sunk into the sea floor and fishing for small fish to both feed their ...

Tangalla, Tangalla, Sri Lanka travel blog

Tangalla

A travel blog entry by roamingmonk

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... it would have been difficult if we'd have gone by bus. For hundreds of years, the fishermen around Ahangama on the southern tip of Sri Lanka have been sitting on the top of the poles sunk into the sea floor and fishing for small fish to both feed their ...

Day 157 - Monkeys at Jungle Beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 157 - Monkeys at Jungle Beach

A travel blog entry by costin

... us, so it took us quite a while to walk back as we took all of that in. When we were nearly back in town, an old Sri Lankan guy started pointing to my leg and telling me that a really dangerous insect was crawling up my leg.  I suspected that it was ...

beaches and relaxing and posh hotel, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

beaches and relaxing and posh hotel

A travel blog entry by mandy_karl

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Due to no tourists we got the posh room for 3000rs - air conditioning, big balcony overlooking pool and sea, satalite tv and mosquito net... really lovely place.. was stunning... so we decided to stay for 3 nights... well how can you not stay when the ...

Days of beaches (2-7 March), Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Days of beaches (2-7 March)

A travel blog entry by rebeccax

... than it was, so bit of a dash to the airport, three bus journeys later I arrived several hours early for check in. Sri Lanka?  Nice place definitely very pretty in places but is becoming built up.  The nicer area areas are becoming spoilt with ...

Welcome to Paradise, Unawatuna!, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Welcome to Paradise, Unawatuna!

A travel blog entry by benandlauren

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... cold Sri Lankan beer by the beach while eating lunch, and then went for a swim in the heavenly water.  Lauren:   Sri Lanka Travel Tips or otherwise known as 'Things I wish I knew when planning my trip'- The intercity Luxury class trains are ...

Feb 05, 2015, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Feb 05, 2015

A travel blog entry by sammallett

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Anita in Asia (with us), Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka travel blog

Anita in Asia (with us)

A travel blog entry by thedunckleys

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Brainstorm - I always tell my pupils - so here goes: Long car journeys, horrendous bus drivers, cows at the side of the road, tuk-tuks, storms, aching legs, greasy massages! Unfortunately, not our most successful trip....typical, when you have a 3rd ...

Down the coast to Galle., Unawatuna, Sri Lanka travel blog

Down the coast to Galle.

A travel blog entry by captaindort

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... . It has many muslims too, so alcohol is basically banned - this annoyed Ryan but luckily that night we took a three-wheeler to Unawatuna, a nearby beach resort, where we drank cocktails (I had a Tom Collins of course) and chatted to cool Sri Lankan guys, ...

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