Secret Garden Villa
Travel Blogs from Unawatuna
... have liked to stay longer in Mirissa but although it is beautiful it's very quiet and we wanted to see for ourselves what Unawatuna was like, and it's a good base for a day trip to see the old fortress city in Galle.
Unawatuna is a strange place, based around a beach it's very ghost town like as it's low season and feels like Vang Vieng in Laos where the tourists are around, they're all just living like vampires and come out only at night. But ...
... wheeler for a decent price I ditched the bus idea very quickly. No less then 10 mins later I arrived at my new home for four nights at Sam’s Guest House, and was greeted warmly by Chandani who runs the place and too very good care of me while I was there.
So with the afternoon in front of me I donned on my bathing suit and headed for the beach. It is a beautiful beach but there is not much of it. Most of it is taken up by resorts and ...
... of the windows. No monkeys on the roof just now, but you can hear something in the trees. Outside we see families of macaques active in the trees, bigger than we imagined. Later on when we're walking to jungle beach, taking a short cut with our guide we hear a louder howl of a monkey, 'gorilla?', but he's just walking on. He does pause to explain about the ant hills, and checking with our friendly host we understand that the huge mounds we've seen, do house ants, but also ...
... Rowan about the situation to no avail he is far too interested in looking at all the nubile bodies who trapse back and forth along the shoreline.Im happy to report thatshe finally makes it back after being out there for nearly an hour sadly no lighter than when she entered.Lets put it like this if she was on the Titanic I would get to know her and stick by her side-you understand don't you??? Days drift by and I eat in the South Ceylon vegetarian restaurant-a veritable ...
... by the beach 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 night here, tomorrow we have the day to spend in Unawatuna, Galle and Colombo then we have to catch a midnight plane to India, excited to see how different that will be!
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking