Rent a tuktuk in Tangalle, Sri Lanka!

The best way to travel around Tangalle is by driving your own tuk-tuk. Tangalle is one of the largest towns in the southern province. It is located 195Km south of Colombo and 35Km east of Matara. It has a mild climate, in comparison to the rest of the district, and sandy beaches.

Tangalle

Tangalle is a regionally important fishing port, situated on one of the largest bays in Sri Lanka, which is protected from the ocean by an enclosing reef. It is a center of tourism and a popular holiday destination on the south coast. Here’s a few shortlisted destinations, food options and accommodations for you!

How to book a tuktuk in Tangalle

  1. RESERVE YOUR TUKTUK.
  2. Check your mail inbox for the confirmation email.
  3. Upload your license details through the link in the email.
  4. Get ready at your requested booking time at Oceana Beach Cafe and Seafood Restaurant.

Need more help? Email us at HELLO@TUKTUKRENTAL.COM or call/WhatsApp us on +94 772928618 and we’ll answer any of your questions! 

Sights in Tangalle

The Mulkirigala Raja Maha Vihara

An ancient Buddhist temple in Mulkirigala. It’s built on a 205m high natural rock, surrounded with another four rocks.

Ridiyagama Safari Park

A 500-acre drive-through Safari Park, the first-ever safari park in Sri Lanka is being culminated in Ridiyagama. No doubt this will add one more landmark destination to the tourist map of Sri Lanka, you can find it here.

Tangalle Lagoon

A lagoon with amazing mangroves and lots of birdlife, such a peaceful environment. For the location to the lagoon click here.

Walawe River Safari

The Walawe River Boat Rides are popular among tourists will take you through a rich biodiversity area complete with six varieties of mangroves. To check the place click here.

Medilla Beach

If you are looking for a quiet beach walk without loads of people this is a great beach. For the location to the beach click here.

Food & Drinks

Verala

A fine and dining restaurant, offers Asian, Sri Lankan, Japanese, and Seafood cuisines (they also have vegan options). It would cost around $25 per person. For the location to the restaurant click here.

The Last Drop

They offer Seafood, Barbecue, and Sri Lankan cuisines, and they provide vegetarian and vegan options as well. It will cost around $15 per person. For the location to the restaurant click here.

Mahi Mahi

This restaurant offers Seafood, International, Asian, Sri Lankan cuisines. Mahi Mahi is situated on a picturesque and clean sandy beach ideal for chilling. It would cost around $5 per person. For the location to the restaurant click here.

Deshan Homestay & Restaurant

This restaurant offers authentic Sri Lankan cuisines while offering International, Asian, and Grill. It would cost around $6 per person. For the location to the restaurant click here.

The Lounge

For some fresh fish or Lobster head over ‘The Lounge’. They offer a variety of dishes from Seafood to Sri Lankan cuisines. It would cost around $10 per person. For the location to the restaurant click here.

Accommodation

Neem Jay Beach Cabanas

Located in Tangalle which is in the Hambantota District. They have beautiful private huts with balconies that overlook the ocean. It would cost around $20 per night for two people. For the location to the hotel click here.

Coppenrath Hostel

Just a few steps away from Tangalle Beach. This hostel also has a restaurant. It would cost around $32 for two people per night. For the location to the hostel click here.

 

Coco Palm Villa and Cabanas

This hotel offers a private beach area and sea views. An array of activities can be enjoyed on-site or in the surroundings. It would cost around $21 per night for two people, which includes breakfast. For the location to the hotel click here.

Cinnabar Resort

Located right next to the Tangalle beach. Surfing is a popular water sport here. It would cost around $36 per night for two people. For the location to the resort click here.

Ananya Beach Resort

This resort is located on a beautiful unspoiled beach. It would cost around $100 per night for two people which includes a continental breakfast. For the location to the resort click here .

HOW TO GET TO TANGALLE FROM COLOMBO

How to get to Tangalle from Colombo by train

You could hop on to a train from Colombo Fort Station to Beliatta, where the journey would last around 4 hours and would cost you around Rs 550 for first-class seats (which will guarantee you a seat). And from Beliatta you could take a taxi to Tangalle which would cost you around Rs 600 and the journey would last for around 14 minutes.

How to get to Tangalle from Colombo by bus

You could take the Ex 1-9/493 Colombo to Embilipitiya from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus terminal to Tangalle where the journey would last around 2 hours and 30 minutes and cost you in between Rs 210 – Rs 280.

How to get to Tangalle from Colombo by taxi

You can also arrange a private vehicle and driver to take you. This is the fastest but most expensive way to travel. It will take approximately 2 hours and 32 minutes from Colombo to Tangalle which will cost you in between Rs 16000 – Rs 20000.

How to book a tuktuk in Tangalle

  1. RESERVE YOUR TUKTUK.
  2. Check your mail inbox for the confirmation email.
  3. Upload your license details through the link in the email.
  4. Get ready at your requested booking time at Oceana Beach Cafe and Seafood Restaurant.

Need more help? Email us at HELLO@TUKTUKRENTAL.COM or call/WhatsApp us on +94 772928618 and we’ll answer any of your questions!

By renting your own tuktuk you get to experience the wonder of the Tanglle area in Sri Lanka like a local. By renting a tuktuk through tuktukrental.com you can start and end your journey in Sri Lanka at any of our 27+ locations around the island.

Whats more, you’ll be supporting the local economy and one of our valued tuktuk owners. We are a social enterprise and all of our vehicles are owned by local Sri Lankans.

tuktukrental.com Tangalle location details

After you make a booking, one of our driving instructors will meet you at Oceana Beach Cafe and Seafood, and handover your tuk-tuk and provide you with a comprehensive driving lesson.

Oceana Beach Cafe and Seafood (Tangalle) – tuktukrental.com Meeting Point

Oceana Beach Cafe and Seafood Restaurant.
61/5, Sethsiri, Parakrama Road, Tangalle 82200

We’ll be in communication with you in the period leading up to your reservation to make sure everything has been arranged for you (including your local driving permit).