Sri Lanka is a wondrous island afloat on the deep blue waters of a large ocean. This small piece of land is blessed with warm weather throughout most of the year, some of the best beaches, not to mention the amazing culture seen in the attractions here. Mirissa is quite an interesting beach that offers much to see and do;
Catch a glimpse of the giant marine beasts
The great giants of the deep blue sea have been spotted in the waters of Mirissa and since then, the waters here are popular with tourists. You may catch sight of blue whales, Bryde’s whales, sperm whales and fin whales and orca who migrate to this area between December and March. Also, spot the playful bottlenose, spinner, Risso and striped dolphins who happily put on a good show for onlookers. Hotels like Esprit d’ici Hotel and travel agencies offer facilities for whale watching.
Romantic sunsets from atop a rock
Of all the things to do in Mirissa, watching the sunset is something that you couldn’t enough of! Take an evening walk along the beach with your partner and head for the rock that overlooks the endless ocean. Once there, soak in the vision of the sky painted in colourful shades by the big ball of fire that seems as if it’s gradually being swallowed by the sparkling waters of the Mirissa sea.
Surfs up in Mirissa
The ocean waves that curl up and crash now and then are said to be just nice for surfing. It is safe for beginners too. The best time to surf is said to be in the morning. If you’ve got a knack for riding the waves, do try the waves of Mirissa in Sri Lanka. Total thrill and enjoyment guaranteed!
Dining in Mirissa
Just like any other place in Sri Lanka, Mirissa has a bunch of restaurants along the main road and the beach just waiting for you to grab a delicious bite! There are restaurants serving local food like Dewmini’s Rotti Shop buy the side of the main road. The dining places near the beach often have a fresh catch of fish on display for customers to hand pick for the relevant seafood dish they’d like to enjoy. Mouthwatering indeed!
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life.