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Visit Mirissa

One of the most popular tourist destinations on Sri Lanka’s southern coast is Mirissa, located 146 km south of Colombo and accessible via the Colombo-Galle-Hambantota motor road as well as the Colombo-Galle-Matara southern coastal railway. It is a place characterized by beautiful scenery, breathtaking beaches, and excellent restaurants.

Mirissa Beach is known for its great waves, making it a popular spot for surfing, and its waters are teeming with marine life, from turtles to big blue whales, which can be sighted from December to April. The best place to watch the sunset in Mirissa is Palm Tree Grove, which is approximately a 30-minute walk from the main beach. Right on Mirissa Beach, you’ll find a small rock called ‘Parrot Rock,’ where you can climb up and enjoy the scenic beauty of Mirissa. Additionally, you can take an easy 15-minute walk along Mirissa Beach to experience the iconic Coconut Tree Hill, a charming cliff that emerges from the stunning tangerine-colored soil. Delux Holidays is here to make your holiday to Mirissa exceptional! Contact Tour Operator to Sri Lanka – Delux Holidays to visit Mirissa.

FAQ

Mirissa Beach is a beautiful beach that has big waves making it ideal for surfing. It also has a point reef break, which is perfect for intermediate surfing. The uniqueness about Mirissa is that its waves are rarely affected by onshore wind due to its location between rocks and a hill.

Mirissa Beach is a breathtaking sandy shore located along the magnificent Indian Ocean in the coastal town of Mirissa, Sri Lanka, which is approximately 30 kilometers from Unawatuna and 35 kilometers from Galle.

Yes, it is an incredible experience, and you would rather not miss the opportunity to see the blue whale, the largest mammal in the world. Apart from the blue whale, some of the most frequently seen whales include Sperm whales, killer whales, Bryde whales, and short-finned whales. Also, you may encounter bottlenose dolphins and striped dolphins frolicking around your boat.

When the ocean is quiet and warm, between November and April is the greatest time to see whales and dolphins in Mirissa. Your chances of seeing a whale are increased during these months because whales are known to migrate towards the southern end of the island. You don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to witness the blue whale, the largest mammal in the world. It is a fantastic experience, and we recommend everyone to include Mirissa in their plan for Sri Lanka.

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