Tangalle is located closer to Hambanthota town and famous for its lush vegetation, queue of palm trees and breathtaking beaches. It is one of the largest towns of Down South of Sri Lanka. Located 195 km south of Colombo, Tangalle is 35 km east of Matara. The town is located on one of the largest bays of Sri Lanka and protected by enclosing reef. It is a popular tourism destination because of sandy beaches, easy access to Bundala National Park (Hambantota), dolphin and whale watching, turtle watching, surfing, wind surfing, kite surfing, Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary for Bird Watching. The old Dutch fort is now being used as a prison.
Actions: Enjoy swimming (Parewella Natural Swimming Area), surfing, wind surfing, kite surfing, arrange a boat to go to deep sea to watch dolphins and whales, enjoy the creative serenity at Mulkirigala Raja Maha Vihara, drive to Rekawa for turtle watch and Kalametiya for bird watching.