You can always choose to travel using public transportation to reach Tangalle. You may use a train or bus to have a local experience. If you want a comfortable tour, you may also hire a taxi.
Best time to visit the beach
Visit the beach during November and April. From May to October, you won’t meet a huge crowd because that’s the off-season.
Things to on the beach
In addition to resting and relaxing, you may also engage in several water sports here on this beach. It’s also great for swimming and snorkelling too.
Other attractions nearby
You may explore Silent Beach, Medaketiya Beach, and Mulkirigala Rock temples during the same tour. Don’t forget to meet the fishing community here and have a good chat. Let them share their interesting stories with you.
Pick from exploring nature and wildlife, culture, amazing beaches, historical places, ancient architecture and many more!
The traditional greeting in Sri Lanka meaning, may you live long, said with both palms clasped in respect welcoming you at hotels in Tangalle and other parts of the island.
Be it the east, west or the southern coast you note the moods and hues of the waves being different, however, the feel of the sun and sand and the warmth of the people would envelop you as you bask in the comfort of your luxurious room at a hotel such as Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle.
Visit this sacred temple within the palace complex during the Kandyan Kingdom, the sacred resting place of Lord Buddha’s Tooth Relic now and revered by Buddhists. An ideal site for solo travellers to admire the architecture, murals and intricate carvings. Modesty in dress and demeanour is appreciated.
From the mighty elephants to others of varying sizes, different species of birds, a splendour of flora entice visitors both solo and non-solo. National parks Yala, Bundala, Minneriya, Udawalawa, Kaudulla are some of the notable ones.
Be adventurous and climb well-worn steps at Sigiriya to get a panoramic view from the peak of the rock, which was home to the palace built in the 5th century.