Silent Beach, Tangalle Overview

Silent Beach is a semi-private beach, located in front of the luxurious Amanwella resort in Tangalle district of Southern Province, Sri Lanka. The name is given locally, to this small, calm secret beach in the island country. Silent Beach is near Tangalle in Hambantota district of Sri Lanka. The beach lies at a distance of 100 meters from the luxurious Amanwella resort. The famous and crowded Goyombokka beach is at a ten-minute walk from here.

As the name suggests, Silent beach is tranquil and undisturbed with pristine white sand, the bright blue swivelling water and the group of dense palm trees under the clear sky. It gives travellers a chance to take a break from the hustle-bustle of city life, and also makes the perfect honeymoon location, with its immense visual appeal and solitude. Silent Beach personifies its name by bestowing its visitor's privacy and peace. 

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Things to do on Silent Beach

Silent Beach allows visitors to spend reflective time with themselves in the lap of nature. Specific activities, such as reading, writing, sketching and painting can be performed here, as the beach personifies silence and peace. 

Swimming and Snorkeling in Silent Beach

Since the waves are rough, swimming is not recommended. The locals, however, swim in the shallow water at times. The months from December to April see low scale swimming activities.

Since the water has a lot of marine creatures, snorkelling is preferred over swimming.

Marine Life of Silent Beach

The water here is abundant in marine life, including fish, crabs, lobsters and sea urchins. Rare species like blue dot sleeper fish and rock lobster are also found here. The marine life here has intrigued marine scientists for a long time since it consists of rare species of a wide variety.

Food in Silent Beach

Amanwella resort hotel has an on-site multi-cuisine restaurant, which caters to its visitors. The beach also has a few shacks, which serve traditional food, including curry and rice, seafood, fresh coconut and coconut based food and beverages.

Best Time to Visit Silent Beach

Although the beach is shady and safe to visit throughout the year, the ideal months for swimming are from December to April. During this time, the water is calmer. So, for swimming enthusiasts, December to April are the most suitable months to make the most of the trip.

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