Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from Lavendish Beach Resort, Unawatuna

The Lavendish Beach Resort is located in the tourist resort town of Unawatuna which is a short drive away from the Southern Port City of Galle. The property offers standard and superior room, suite, villa as well as apartment options to choose from. The resort comprises of a sea view restaurant while banquets and special events can also be catered to. The resort also consists of an outdoor swimming pool and a snack bar for guests to enjoy while relaxing. The proximity to the Unawatuna Beach makes the resort a much visited venue.

Location

Situated overlooking the beautiful and crystal clear waters of Unawatuna and the sandy beaches of the Southern coast of Sri Lanka, the Lavendish Beach Resort boasts of a charming atmosphere. The property is located about 119 km away from Colombo and approximately 149 km away from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. The easiest route to get to Unawatuna is the Southern Express-way while the more picturesque route would be the Colombo - Galle - Matara main coastal road. The southern railway also runs through Galle and Unawatuna with regular train services available.

Excursions

The Unawatuna Beach is a beautiful sandy beach that is surrounded by a coral reef at a distance providing visitors to sea bathe, snorkel or even dive . There are a few ship wrecks and caves that can be explored under water with experienced divers in tow while you can also enjoy a few surf breaks if you really love the adrenalin rush. Unawatuna is also home to a few temples, while the most famous is the Japanese Peace Pagoda which is located along the jutted outcrop named as "Rumassala". The location has many folklore that surrounds it which is indeed interesting to hear from the locals. A small walk away from the temple is the "Jungle Beach" which is a secluded cove with clear blue water. The Dutch Fort which is about 5km away is located in the Southern Capital of Galle. This magnificent fort houses many museums, cafés, old houses which have been transformed into chic boutique hotels and historic religious sites.