Tangalle is a big town in Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. It is one of the largest towns in southern province. It is located 195 km (121 mi) south of Colombo and 35 km (22 mi) east of Matara. It has a mild climate, in comparison to the rest of the district, and sandy beaches.
Tangalle has a range of accommodation options like, budget hotels, luxury hotels andturtle observation camps to cater to the diverse needs of the travelers. You would love the quiet, deserted beaches and the exceptional flora and fauna of Tangalle. Perfect for surfing the beaches are quite popular among tourists.
You can make your skin tan by letting the golden sun rays reaches the Sri Lankan sea shores, to wrap your body. Warmth of the sun rays and the fresh breeze of the sea blended together with the mind blowing sea view may offer the feeling of a superb mental and physical relaxation you have never felt before.
The Rock of Mulkirigala rises about 676 feet from the surrounding land mass. There are seven cave temples situated in five Terraced areas of different altitudes. They are the Lower Terrace (Patha Maluwa), Bo Tree Terrace ( Bodhi Maluwa). Great King’s Temple Terrace ( Raja Maha Vihara Maluwa), Upper Bo Tree Terrace (Uda Bodhi Maluwa) and Chetiya Terrace (Chaitya Maluwa). These terraces can be accessed comfortably through well paved granite paths and steps going right upto the Dagoba Terrace.