Sri Lanka


Mirissa is a beach village located on the south coast of Sri Lanka that is popular among surfers. The beach is crescent-shaped and has light pinkish sand. Despite the lack of developed infrastructure, visitors enjoy a feeling of being on an uninhabited island. The beach offers activities such as diving, surfing, tours to reefs, river safaris, and whale watching. The best time to visit is from November to April when the weather is dry, but a trip during the summer can be a budget option. Accommodations range from guest houses to luxurious hotels, and visitors can choose from expensive restaurants or cheap cafes. Nightclubs are scarce, but parties are often held on the beach. Tourists can enjoy explorational walks around the coast, sunrise at Parrot Rock, cruises across River Polwatta, swim sessions in the pool near the Lighthouse, and one-day trips to the colonial Galle. Mirissa is ideal for those seeking a relaxing beach vacation with a touch of adventure.
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Visitor Reviews

Visitor reviews highlight that Mirissa Beach in Sri Lanka is the best beach on the island, with soft golden sand, crystal-clear waters, stunning views, and a laid-back atmosphere. Visitors enjoy surfing, snorkeling, and whale watching, as well as beachside restaurants and bars. Some visitors note that the waves may not be suitable for beginners.

Where is Mirissa?

Latitude: 5.9447028 / Longitude: 80.4591608

Mirissa is located in Sri Lanka. The following map of Mirissa shows the exact location.

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