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Tangalle Beach

Tangalle Beach, Tangalle, Sri Lanka

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About Tangalle Beach

Tangalle Beach is a perfect breathtaking place to go for a quiet and calm vacation. The beautiful white sand beach is like paradise, which goes on for kilometers. Originally, Tallanga was a fishing village but suffered hugely in the tsunami in 2004, and they have been rebuilding ever since.



Attractions near Tangalle Beach

Mirissa Beach38.77km from Tangalle Beach

It is the best places to see one of the only recorded resident blue whale colonies in their natural habitat. You could also see dolphins on whale the watching trips from Mirissa and Dondra head on the south coast.

Weligama Beach42.36km from Tangalle Beach

You will see fishers on the beach with fishing rods in hand seated on stilts without moving, a unique fishing method in this area. This is a great place to learn surfing.

Udawalawe National Park47.2km from Tangalle Beach

Udawalawe National Park is located on the border of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces, south Sri Lanka. The national park was established to be a sanctuary for wild animals. It has the Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage- to rehabilitate orphaned elephant calves for release back into the wild.

Bundala national park49.36km from Tangalle Beach

A famous wintering ground for migratory waterbirds in Sri Lanka. Bundala shelter 197 kinds of birds, highlighting the greater flamingo, which migrates in large flocks. The Park designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1969 and got a redesign to a national park in January 1993 and become a biosphere reserve by UNESCO in 2005.

Galle Dutch Fort64.58km from Tangalle Beach

Galle Fort in the Bay of Galle was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then widely fortified by the Dutch in the 17th century. It is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument. The fort has recognized as a cultural heritage by UNESCO.

Where is Tangalle Beach

Discover more attractions in Southern Province, where Tangalle Beach is located

Southern Province10 attractions

The seventh-largest provinces out of nine in Sri Lanka. Its geographic area has the districts of Galle, Matara and Hambantota. Farming and fishing are the primary sources of income for the majority of the locals in this region. It is divided into 3 districts and 47 divisional secretariats with the third largest population of the country, most of them living in Galle district.