UB-what?! Beach time at Unawatuna Beach Resort (UBR)

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After a few restful days in Colombo, Claire and I headed down to the beaches in the south for a few (more) days of R&R.  We hired a driver to take us around for 3 days at $50 a day.  Although Nihal attested to speaking English, he didn't seem to understand the times we asked him to meet us but it was all good, because we were on a very loose schedule. 

Unawatuna Beach is crescent-shaped bay with resorts and hostels dotting the shoreline.  The whole area has a really chill vibe.  UBR is great, even though we are definitely the youngest people not under the age of 10.  Our location is right on the water.  There is also a pool to get wet since the shore break is ridiculous and downright scary.  Sunsets are gorgeous.  I got a $16/hour ayurvedic massage, which is really like having someone bodypaint you with lots of oil.  Our hotel room included free breakfast and dinner buffet, which were delicious, and adding to Claire's family connections, our rooms got comped!  Awesome!

Not a whole lot of partying to do but we did grab a couple beers at Riddim bar down the beach, where anyone under 45 goes for a drink.  Really chill...
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UBR
UBR
Unawatuna Beach
Unawatuna Beach
Annes books on sale at UBR
Anne's books on sale at UBR
Stray, chilling dog
Stray, chilling dog
Dont make eye contact!
Don't make eye contact!
Stray dog
Stray dog
Me at sunset
Me at sunset
Gorgeous sunset
Gorgeous sunset
Beach volleyball at sunset
Beach volleyball at sunset
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A bit of sightseeing: Galle fort
A bit of sightseeing: Galle fort
A bit of sightseeing: Galle fort
A bit of sightseeing: Galle fort
A bit of sightseeing: Galle fort
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