Ranna Beach Villa by Fox Resorts

Famed for its pristine sunlit shores, the South Coast of Sri Lanka has much more to offer than its glorious palm-fringed beaches. Our captivating full and half day excursions to many amazing places to visit in Tangalle, allow you to truly experience the rich mosaic of history and heritage that this part of the island has to offer, be it captivating culture or the breathtaking beauty of unspoilt nature.

Full Day Excursion 1

Discover the rich heritage of Sri Lanka’s Deep South on this one day tour that includes exploring ancient temples, visiting a Dutch colonial landmark and learning the intricacies of traditional lace making.

  • Wewrukannala Raja Maha Viharaya - country’s largest sitting Buddha (18th century)
  • Mulkirigala Rock Cave Temple (2nd century BCE)
  • Dutch Fort Rampart
  • Lighthouse at Dondra Head
  • Ruhuna Naval Base (for lunch)
  • Blow hole (natural wonder)
  • Beeralu Village (traditional lace making)
  • Ruhuna University (modern architecture)

Full Day Excursion 2

Water Sports / Fishing Experience

Head off to Mirissa as part of an awe-inspiring whale watching expedition or enjoy a spot of deep sea fishing amidst the infinite blue of the Indian Ocean. This action-packed full day excursion also features thrilling water sports such as jet skiing, scuba diving and snorkelling.

  • Mirissa for whale watching / deep sea fishing
  • Jet skiing / scuba diving and snorkelling
  • Weligama Beach Resort (for lunch)

Half Day Excursion 1

Beach Experience

Soak up the sun, laze away on the sand and have fun to your heart’s content in the surf! This half day excursion lets you experience the very best of South Coast beaches amidst laidback island living.

  • Local market place (try buffalo curd with kithul honey)
  • Goyambokka & Pallikaduwa (twin bay beaches on the rocky side of the coast)
  • Medaketiya (coastal setting & local food experience)
  • Medilla (corral rich sea)
  • Parawella (natural swimming area)
  • Talalla Beach (golden sandy beach)
  • Seenimodara Beach / Sugar Bay (white sandy beaches)
  • Turtle Beach (Rekawa Sanctuary)

Half Day Excursion 2

Nature Trails / Cabana Experience

Head off on an enriching nature adventure on this half day excursion as you explore a thriving bird sanctuary by foot and by boat. End your outing with a relaxing swim or unwind at a traditional beach cabana as the soothing sounds of the sea call from beyond the shore.

  • Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary (nature walk)
  • Boat ride inside the sanctuary or swimming
  • Marakolliya Beach Cabanas (lunch and relax)