Sun n Sea is situated in a unique location on Unawatuna Bay. Proudly perched atop an outcrop of rocks Sun N Sea overlooks the bay with a wide sandy beach beneath it.
The crescent shaped beach joining Sun N Sea and a Temple atop a rock gives Unawatuna Bay every right to be listed as one of the most beautiful bays in the world
The experience of a “Sun N Sea” sunset is breathtaking and never ceases to amaze anyone who has been privileged to witness it. The restaurant is perfectly positioned to ensure the most amazing views across the bay from dawn through to dawn.
Unawatuna thankfully unspoilt by skyscrapers or sprawling resorts has a mix of private guest houses and hotels, cafes and restaurants providing a variety of accommodation and food and nightlife. The village boasts a hotch potch of things to do, see and buy. Cookery lessons in Sri Lanka cuisine, snorkelling, wind surfing, diving or just relaxing come to mind. The little shops in the village sell anything from handicrafts to gems and jewellery to made to measure clothes. Ayurvedic treatment and massages along with Yoga classes are quite a popular option too.
Galle's historic 17th century Dutch Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is just 15 minutes north of Unawatuna. The maze of narrow streets lined with Dutch and British period buildings are still in use as residences and hotels. The vast ramparts guarding the little city inside the Fort are a testament to engineering.
Rumassala Temple with beautiful views stretching out over the Indian Ocean is located high on the headland of Unawatuna Bay. Rumassala Kande (Hill) is famed for the natural medicinal herbs that were historically reported to have been dropped by Hanuman.
There are many other sights of beauty and historic and other interests that can be visited as day excursions, including, Whale watching, Tea plantations, Turtle Hatcheries and the UNESCO World Heritage reserve, Sinharaja Rain Forest to name a few.