Tangalle is located at the centre of the South Coast. This authentic fishing village is two hours car from Galle (West) and from Yala National Park (East). Around Tangalle, you can visit temples, fishing harbour, market, Blow Hole, make a catamaran trip on the mangrove-lagoon, see turtle lying eggs, watching bird at Kalametiya Sanctuary. Daya (car), his nephew Wasentha (van) and his brother Karu (tuk tuk and catamaran) will be happy to show you Tangalle's surroundings. Patini offers a variety of pleasurable pas-times which include from sports through to relaxation desires.
Many scooters and bicycles are available to rent in the guesthouses nearby Patini to explore the area, the beaches, the paddy fields.
A government website gives you some ideas about what to see in the Southern Province.