Activities and Trips

Tangalle offers inexhaustible number of activities and trips:

  • walks and swimming on long lonely sand beaches
  • beautiful beaches Gayambokka and Pallikaduwa with safe swimming and possibilities of delicious lunch right on the beach (15 minutes by tuk-tuk)
  • two swimming pools in nearby resorts
  • yoga in beach house in Tropical Garden and massage (ayurvedic and Swedish) at Anke´s place (neighbouring house)
  • night trip to Rekawa for turtle watching
  • birds watching at sunset in lagoons
  • visit to snake farm
  • whale-watching boat trip
  • kayaking in lagoons
  • trip to Mulkirigala – Buddhist rock temple dating back to 3rd century BC with rich wall paintings
  • Blow Hole – sea geyser, approx. 7 km west of Tangalle

All day trips:

  • visit to Uda Walawe, Bundala or Yala national parks
  • tour to Galle with the visit of temples (Wewurukannala, Kataluwa Purvarama Mahavihara), the south most place of Sri Lanka – Dondra, with lighthouse built in 1889, 50m high, and Unawatuna resorts
  • trip to Sinharaja rain forest
  • trip to Kataragama, best on full moon day when breathtaking evening pujas (feasts) take place

If you plan to continue travelling round the island, Mrs. Anke will be helpful with arranging transport for a longer tour to the mountains or to the airport.

In Tangalle and its surroundings you can use the transportation by tuk-tuks (local motorized three-wheelers).

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