To visit Tangalle town from Colombo you have to travel about 191 kilometers via Colombo- Galle- Matara A2 road. Also, the distance via the Southern Expressway from Godagama Interchange is just 36 kilometers.
The most sought after tourist attraction in the south is the most popular places in Tangalle. However, most of the foreign visitors who come to Galle, Matara and Hambantota seek accommodation in Tangalle. The reason is that Tangalle is the most beautiful beach in the south coast.
There is a long walk beyond the Kalametiya lagoon and Tangalle town, about 1 km long. There, you can find the tourist arena from luxury hotels to home stays because it has developed for the tourism industry. Enjoy the taste of delicious foods in the south. It’s a great place for both local and foreign tourists.
The clean and safe beach in Tangalle is now reserved for tourists. This is why most of the people heading for Kataragama come to stay in Tangalle. Tangalle is in the border of the ancient Magama kingdom. Even today, the Heenekaduwa Raja Maha Viharaya is regarded as the place where the Magama Emperor or the Kataragama God’s site begins.
The people who come to Tangalle can see the tourists’ interactions early in the morning. They can be seen in places like Dickwella, Wewrukannala Raja Maha Viharaya, Blow hole ( Hummanaya) at Kudawella, Ambalanthota, Ussangoda, Madunagala, and Hambantota.
The Tangalle tour will not be bored because of the ancient cultural features of the southern province as well as the warm climatic conditions.