Teeming with stunning beaches, exotic marine life and a laid-back atmosphere, here are a few reasons why Mirissa should be on your travel bucket list.
Visit Mirissa Beach
Home to beautiful sandy shorelines, Mirissa beach is an idyllic spot for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing. The beach also shelters several local restaurants and cafes, so you can easily grab a bite to eat whilst immersing in the stunning views. Look to stay at Mirissa beach villas the likes of spectacular Sri Sharavi Beach Villas & Spas and you will be able to relax and unwind by the beach to your heart’s content.
Go Whale Watching
Known for its whale-watching tours, Mirissa offers a perfect opportunity for you to catch a glimpse of majestic creatures like blue whales and dolphins prancing in the waters. These guided tours can be easily arranged from Mirissa beach villas like the magnificent Sri Sharavi beach villas & Spas, so prepare to be pleasantly surprised.
Visit the Mirissa Fishery Harbour
The Mirissa Fishery harbour is a bustling hub of activity, where local fishermen bring in their fresh catch of the day to be sold to buyers. The harbour is a great place to witness traditional Sri Lankan fishing techniques not to mention get your hands on the crispiest seafood straight from the dhonis.
Explore the surrounding countryside
Located in a beautiful part of the country, the resort town of Mirissa is surrounded by lush green forests, rice paddies and small villages scattered throughout the landscape. You can easily hire a bike or tuk- tuk and spend a day exploring the area, visiting temples and striking up a conversation with the friendly locals.