If you come to visit the south coast of Sri Lanka you’ll be in tropical beach heaven. Surrounded by famous beaches, you’ll be in paradise whether you are simply a sun-lover or a keen surfer, there will be plenty for you to do. Local buses race up and down the coast, making it super easy for you to get to dozens of amazing beaches – Hikkaduwa, Weligama, Mirissa, etc. – the list is endless and they´re all less than an hour away. Or hire a scooter make the journey an adventure of your own
The Rockstel Unawatuna is surrounded by plenty of must-see locations, both in the local area and further afield. This makes it the perfect location for a base camp where you should put your backpack before going out to explore
Locally, there are a large range of sights for you to check out and a whole load of activities for you to enjoy.
24 kilometres from The Rockstel just next to the beach, you’ll find the popular Hikkaduwa, a mash up of beautiful beaches, landscapes and culture.
Get ready for a quick, cheap – yet crowded – lift from the local buses and remember to rest properly before starting your journey because Hikkaduwa has a lot to offer!
Koggala is about 15 minutes away from the Rockstel in the way to the south.
Surf And Relax
One of the top surfing spots on the south coast
After Unawatuna Beach, one of the best rated beaches in Sri Lanka, Mirissa is located about 40 minutes (31 kilometres) east of The Rockstel.