Unawatuna is found in south-western Sri Lanka. Unawatuna Beach is known for its palm-lined coastline which gives the resort a real feel of tropical paradise as you relax looking out onto the Indian Ocean. There are many opportunities for snorkelling in Unawatuna and the surrounding area.
Sri Lanka has a typically tropical climate, temperature and humidity (approx 70%) remain high all year round, although on the coast a light coastal breeze makes this heat comfortable. Inland, the heat is significantly reduced due to the higher altitude. Rainfall is highest in May, and in Oct/Nov. The south-western coast has higher rainfall than the rest of the country, although many people find this a refreshing break, generally this occurs in the afternoon and is accompanied by thunder. The highest rainfall occurs in May (371mm) and the lowest is Feb (69mm). There is an average of 6-8 hours of sunshine per day, all year round.