Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from Buckingham Place, Tangalle

Buckingham Place which is located closer to the town of Tangalle lies near the beach of Rekawa which is famed for its turtles and seasonal turtle nesting. Accessible via the Colombo - Galle - Hambantota road, the hotel provides stylish and elegant settings within a well guarded sanctuary to make your holiday perfect.

The accommodation units are all air-conditioned and come as the form of rooms and suites. There is also a room with and easy access facility for the differently able traveller. Guests can enjoy mouth-watering meals prepared to satisfy your taste buds as well as drinks at the hotel's very own bar. Guests can simply relax by the pool or enjoy long walks by the beach. A number of activities await you in the vicinity of the hotel ranging from canoe rides, safe swimming in the sea, cycling and village walks.

Location

Passing Dondra, Dickwella and Tangalle which is the deepest South in Sri Lanka, Buckingham Place is located in the beautiful fishing village of Rekawa - Netolpitiya which is famed for its turtle watching beaches. The easiest route to reach this part of the island from Colombo is the Colombo - Galle - Matara - Hambantota main motor way that runs along the coastal belt of the island. Airport transfers can be arranged upon request. The hotel lies overlooking a beautiful lagoon in a tranquil and peaceful setting.

Excursions

In addition to the tranquil nature of the surroundings of Buckingham Place, 70 meters away is the Rekawa Beach which is deserted, unspoilt and unimaginable beautiful with clean golden sand. This beach is known for seasonal turtle nesting and its turtle watch project which is located next to the hotel. The nearby lagoon is accessible by Buckingham Place's canoes which is not a motorised craft. There is also a quiet rock pool a short walk away along the beach while there are more safe swimming areas nearby. Day out ideas offered by the hotel includes picnics on the beach, village walks, canoe rides, local cycling, bird watching trips at the Bundala Sanctuary, Safaris to Yala and Uda Walawe National Parks abundant with wild life and hoards of elephants, whale watching and scuba diving as well as snorkelling at Mirissa and also trips to the sacred town Kataragama.