Quiet and laid- back, the little town of Mirissa is a far cry from the usual coastal tourist hubs that make up the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Read more to find out why it is paradise discovered!
Things to Do
If you simply wish to lounge on a pristine stretch of beach while relishing the tropical lifestyle, then Mirissa is perfect. If you’re into surfing as well, then it’s truly your lucky day because the surf is huge! Whale and dolphin watching too is a popular activity to engage in during your stay here.
Places to Eat
The Mirissa beach is packed with small cafés and restaurants shaded by swaying coconut palms. Every spot offers fresh seafood, international favourites, and spicy Sri Lankan dishes for those who want to go local. Come evening candles and lamps are lit on every table and creating a lovely ambience along the cove.
Places to Stay
Given its rising popularity and fame many small B & Bs, hostels and star class hotels in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, including the likes of Mandara Resort Mirissa have come up and offers guests the chance to experience the famous Lankan hospitality.
How to get there
Mirissa is approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes away from Colombo, the capital of the island via the southern expressway. For the adventurous types who wish to take in all the sights, a train or a bus ride is guaranteed to be a great experience.
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