Stunning Tangalle Beach: A useful guide – Explore a wonderful beach!

With white sands, shades of palm trees, and turquoise waters, Tangalle Beach stands special among other Sri Lankan beaches.

Tangalle, Sri Lanka

Tangalle is a coastal town located in the southern part of Sri Lanka. It’s a tourist destination today with many great resorts such as Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort. All the tourist hotels in Tangalle offer world-class hospitality services.

Heading to Tangalle

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.

Image via Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort

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.

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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 pampered

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.

Image via Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle

Tooth Temple

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.

Natures beauty

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.

Rock Fortress

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.