DESCRIPTION Unawatuna is one of the most popular areas of Sri Lanka. Tourists on vacation like to spend their time in the southern part of Sri Lanka, mainly because it has one of the most beautiful beaches in Sri Lanka. With roughly a one-hour ride from the capital city Colombo, Unawatuna’s a perfect area to stay for a few days. The town itself is small, has excellent shopping, guesthouses, trendy restaurants, and quite some activities and sightseeing nearby. Find out about the best things to do in Unawatuna.