Enjoy off-peak sunshine on a Sri Lankan beach getaway in Tangalle, a hidden gem on the beautiful southern coast. Relax on white sands, snorkel in sparkling waters, whale watch, canoe though mangroves, surf legendary waves on Hiriketiya Beach, visit a turtle conservation project and more.

Accommodation is in the lagoon-side boutique hotel Buckingham Place, an idyllic hideaway set within a verdant nature reserve with stylish interiors, two pools and an oceanfront restaurant.

The seven-day trip costs from £770 pp (two sharing) including B&B, excursions, transfers and the services of local guides. Flights extra.

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