The beautiful beach of Mirissa is a favourite of the international and native traveller. Found in the coastal district of Matara, Sri Lanka, the region is positioned 240 km away from the commercial capital – Colombo. Famous for aquatic activities such as whale watching and snorkelling, Mirissa indulges the adventurous visitor.
Redefining adventure for the intrepid traveller, Mirissa is haven for adrenaline pumped holiday makers.
Mirissa is Synonymous with Whale and Dolphin Watching. There are selected seasons (between November until April, and July and October) that these gentle giants of the ocean visit the humble seas of Mirissa.
The shores of Mirissa encourages holidaymakers to take fun under the sun to the next level. The breaks found here are suitable for beginner surfers. However, its best to consult a locale expert before venturing to ride the waves.
Indulge the ocean loving swimmer in you and take to snorkelling the shallow area of the Mirissa beach. View the marine life in its natural habitat with ease while snorkelling around here!
The port of Mirissa invites you to experience the coastal life. Enhance your holiday and take to fishing! Sail the waters of Mirissa and catch your own dinner. Boat rentals and a fellow fisherman to guide you is a definite possibility.
It’s hard to imagine that you can do any kind of sightseeing, when Mirissa is all about the Beach! But for the curious wanderer, Mirissa hosts a few temples that are of definite interest. The Ratnagiri Temple, Bandaramulla Temple and the Ancient Mirissa Bodhiya.