People at Tangalle mostly make a living with deep sea fishing. this area is one of the largest towns in the Southern province, and has a small harbor for fishing boats as well. The sandy beaches are known to be a green sea turtle habitat. The sea shore is dotted with coconut trees and sea shells, and finding a villa by the sea to rest in is quite easy. The sea water and sea waves at Tangalle beach can get rough at times, and even though the sea temperature is always good, swimming in the rough sea is to be done with caution. A lot of information about sea animals and sea turtles can be observed without having to waste a lot of effort.