Unawatuna lies on route A2 from Galle to Matara, just 5 km south of Galle. Unawatuna is located 150 km from Colombo’s Bandaranayaka International Airport. Unawatuna can be reached in around 4 hours from Colombo Airport.
Travellers can also opt for a train journey from Colombo to Galle and a tuk-tuk from Galle to Unawatuna. There is also regular public bus service from Galle to Unawatuna.