• Dalawella Beach

    Dalawella beach: 5 Fabulous reasons to visit

    Thanks to the infamous palm tree rope swing, Dalawella beach has become one of the main attractions in Unawatuna. As you probably guessed, the Instafamous Dalawella beach rope swing was at the top of my list of things to do when we decided that we would be visiting Sri Lanka back in January 2019.

  • Turtle hatchery Sri Lanka

    Turtle Hatchery Sri Lanka: What to consider

    One of the things that I was looking most forward to during our two weeks in Sri Lanka was sea turtles. I had never seen one and I think that they are one of the most gorgeous creatures. I didn’t do much research on it prior to our trip, but on arrival I quickly realized that there are sea turtle hatcheries everywhere! Seriously, you cannot drive down the areas of the West coast without seeing a turtle hatchery every few kilometers. We ended up visiting the Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation & Research Center in Kosgoda. Here’s my take on the Turtle hatchery Sri Lanka scene. I feel a little ashamed…

  • Sunset in Sri Lanka

    7 of the best things to do in Unawatuna

    The South coast of Sri Lanka offers an exquisite coastline with some of the most beautiful beaches and a laid back atmosphere. In a lot of ways, the South is the epitome of Sri Lanka at its most traditional. Long stretches of golden beaches, palm trees lining the shore, colonial townscapes, a host of Buddhist shrines and temples, and stilt fishermen, the south coast is one of the most rewarding places to visit in Sri Lanka. If, like us, you are wanting to explore the south, then Unawatuna is a great place to base yourself for a few days. During our recent trip to Sri Lanka we spent five days…

  • Sri Lanka itinerary 2 weeks

    Sri Lanka Itinerary 2 weeks in lost paradise

    We finally made it to Sri Lanka - a destination at the top of our bucket list. We visited beautiful little Sri Lanka for the first time in February and fell in love almost instantly. Found just off the southeast tip of India, it's home to stunning beaches and nature, delicious food, wildlife, and amazing people.