Hostels in Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

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Get to know Unawatuna (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Unawatuna is also named and spelled Unawatuna Beach - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Unawatuna here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Unawatuna Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Unawatuna. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Unawatuna. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Unawatuna costs on average $13 for a dorm. A hostel in Unawatuna with private rooms costs on average $28. shows all 10 Hostels in Unawatuna. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 10 hostels in Unawatuna, Sri Lanka. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Unawatuna such as
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This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Unawatuna.

Your Packing List for Unawatuna

Your Packing List for Unawatuna

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Unawatuna and Sri Lanka.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Unawatuna Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Unawatuna, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
10 Total number of hostels
$13 Average dorm price
$28 Average private room price
$10 Cheapest hostel in Unawatuna
The Rockstel Unawatuna is the cheapest
4 Party hostels in Unawatuna
Bare Foot Hostel & Surf School is the best rated
3 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Galle (4 Km / 3 mi.)
Ahangama (13 Km / 8 mi.)
Midigama (17 Km / 10 mi.)
Hikkaduwa (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Weligama (20 Km / 13 mi.)
Mirissa (24 Km / 15 mi.)

Travel Tips for Unawatuna - from the Community

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