Unawatuna beach boasts of places you could surf and during season you could ride the waves 2 – 6 feet in height both ways, so the experts say. The silent run through a tunnel or the top till you drop or the waves collapses, either way enjoy while you can. Unawatuna beach has deep water and flat reef’s, making them ideal for surfing, but not for the novice. A first aid kit would be handy as the reef is coral, hazardous for you terminal for the polyp.