Yet another beach destination Tangalle is well known among guests for bright blue and turquoise blue waves, calm and quiet, ideal for sea swimming and relaxation. Tucked away in the southern tip of the island, Tangalle attracts more individual guests who enjoy tranquility at its best with mouthwatering cuisine and beach experiences. One side of this town bears a small hillock, with a bird’s eye view of the surrounding bay up to the far horizon of the palm fringed beach and the shimmering sea. This hillock is what gave Tangalle its name which translates to ‘projected rock’ in Sinhalese. The protective bays and the picturesque coves are a natural treasure and have made the town a popular port from the ancient times of Dutch rule up till the modern day, when the area is an important fishing town, as well as a perfect place for those who desire a quiet, relaxed holiday with plenty of sun, sand and sea.