Whether you are a hammock lover looking to relax or an advanced surfer looking for the best waves, you can simply paddle in the shallows and sip coconuts while your stay at the Mirissa beach.
It’s just a short tuk-tuk ride away from Weligama to Mirissa, one of the quietest beach hideaways along the southern coast of Sri Lanka. The laid-back atmosphere of the beach will draw your heart to spend more time at this beach. If you are looking for hotels in Mirissa Sri Lanka, try options such as Sri Sharavi Beach Villas & Spa which is 6 minutes away from Mirissa beach.
You’ll come across many restaurants and cafes selling fresh and delicious seafood. The western end of the bay is perfect for surfers to try out riding on the huge waves. You can also have a leisurely stroll in between the rocky areas overlooking the beach and the sea.
Mirissa has found extra popularity as a whale-watching hotspot among tourists. The peak season for watching whales is from December to march. It’s indeed an unforgettable trip to find giant blue whales, Fin whales, dolphins, and more! From gorgeous sunsets to crystal clear blue waters, especially the nightlife in Mirissa beach is a mellow affair just the way everyone likes!
Take the famous “palm tree photo”
You should not miss taking a photo at the famous Coconut Hill Tree! It is a beautiful place full of coconut trees complemented by incredible ocean views. Perfect spot to spot the magical question to your special someone!