A coastal town in the Galle District situated 5 meters above sea level. Unawatuna is a favoured holiday destination of many who make their way to party or relax their worries away. With the spray of the waves and the sun of on their faces, this coastal village in the Galle province is a major tourist attraction and famed for its beautiful beaches and corals. Some of the other attractions are the Unawatuna Beach, Coral Reefs, Turtle Hatcheries, Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya and the Japanese Peace Pagoda. Unawatuna Beach is also a great place for snorkelling and scuba diving.