Mirissa Beach
Mirissa Beach
4.5
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
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Heidi L
13 contributions
Jan 2023 • Couples
Mirissa is clean. Plenrty of cafes which allow you to use their sunbeds and shades if you buy drinks /food. Waves are strong. At night it transforms with lights, bouncing music and fires. Also cafes will serve lots if fresh fish, ssome with free beer
Written 7 January 2023
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Remzi G
Istanbul, Türkiye30 contributions
Dec 2022
Don't leave Sri Lanka without seeing Mirissa Beach. It is one of the longest and widest beaches we have seen on the south coast. It is a great place to swim all day long and spend time in the waves of the ocean. After sunset, don't forget to taste the fresh seafood at the restaurants on the beach. And of course visit the Coconut Tree Hill.
Written 6 December 2022
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Melissa
London, UK41 contributions
Mar 2022 • Couples
The most stunning beach. Great for swimming too. Loungers on the beach for free and many restaurants along the beach front. Vibrant.
Written 11 October 2022
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N!li
Old Peradeniya, Sri Lanka598 contributions
Feb 2022 • Friends
Very beautiful, popular beach in down south.
It was nice to notice that it wasn’t that much ruined by garbage. And hope it would stay the same for a very long time.
Written 27 September 2022
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Veronica M
3 contributions
Jul 2022
One of the best places to stay in Sri Lanka. Highly recommended. The beach, the sea view and the breeze, sea food and the people. All are 5/5..
Written 18 August 2022
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Amandine P
4 contributions
Apr 2022
One of the best beaches we have been so far in the world. Nice restaurants on the beach and do not forget to climb the parrot rock to see the panorama view of the mirissa sea.
Written 20 May 2022
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Pristine Andaman
Port Blair, India24 contributions
Mar 2022
Great beach for swimming. Well known for surfing. It is a very popular, clean, and serene beach. It must be there in your itinerary if you are visiting Sri Lanka.
Written 12 April 2022
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David S
Waterford, Ireland113 contributions
Mar 2022
Just returned from Sri lanka, where we stayed for 3 nights in Mirissa beach. We had stayed in Unawatuna on a previous visit, so wanted to try a different beach this time. Having spent 7 days on the east coast, which was off season, Mirissa was nearing the end of peak season and much livilier.
We wanted a place on the beach side of the road, so choose Sea World hotel, which had fantastic views and excellent breakfast. We didnt book evening meals, because the daily blackouts meant that we had to choose places with a generator. The blackouts during the day didnt bother us, as we spent most of this time travelling around to different beaches and places. Cold beers and food was always available somewhere.
The beach bars and restaurants on Mirissa beach were mostly all open day and evening, and even when the blackouts came there were plenty of candles making it even more romantic.
I had heard the road along Mirissa beach was very busy and no footpaths and I would have to say it was really dangerous when we were there, especially at night when there was no street lighting. It really was a challenge to avoid speeding tuk tuks and buses.
If I was to compare Mirissa to Unawatuna I would say that Unawatuna is at the end of a small road far from the main road, so much safer to walk around the main street and go in and out of bars shops etc
Written 7 April 2022
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Julie W
Leeds, UK299 contributions
Mar 2022 • Couples
Lovely beach fringed with bars and restaurants. Big waves and a bit of shade, sunbeds available although plenty of space for those who don’t want them. A bit of litter, tourists, take your rubbish to the bin!!!
Written 6 March 2022
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Marky
Bystrice nad Pernstejnem, Czech Republic26 contributions
Feb 2022
Great restaurants with daily fresh fish and seafood (catch of the day), nice water, place for experienced surfers.
Written 19 February 2022
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