Tangalle beach is the best if you want to avoid the busy crowds. But it has that Sri Lankan authentic culture and the holiday vibe! If your choice is a calm and quiet beach to relax, the quiet beach in Tangalle is the best. Also, the area has superb spots for local food.
An interesting place to visit is the Mulkirigala Rajamaha Viharaya. This is one of the famous Buddhist cave rock monasteries with significant historical value. The visitors can witness the ancient cultural aspects of the country from beautiful paintings and gruesome statue scenes. The perfect time to visit Tangalle is during the dry season. Tangalle weather is warm and dry during the months between November and April.