This small town is located in Mathara District and is situated at an elevation of 4m above sea level. This tourist destination is famous for specially fishing port, whale and dolphin watching.
Things To Do
01 Climb the parrot rock
Parrot Rock is a large rock that sits at the end of Mirissa Bay. When you reached the top of this rock you can see overlooking Mirissa Beach.
02 Whale Watching
This is the best place to watch whales from December to April. You can spot different types of whales such as Humpback Whales and Sperm Whales and blue whales.
03 Visit the snake farm
Located 12 km north of Mirissa. This place is a fantastic place to close with venomous snakes in the Sri Lanka. This farm is operated by the father and son who were both ayurvedic doctors.
04 Polhena Beach
Polhena is an amazing beachside among the other beaches in Sri Lanka. Located in 10km away from Mirissa and there is a wonderful coral reef nearby.
05 Climb Coconut Tree Hill
This place is one of the amazing location which covered with palm trees. The best time to visit this place is in the morning and able to catch the sunset all while staring out in the vast ocean before it.
06 Water Sports
Mirissa is considered as an ideal place for water sports lovers to engage with jet skiing, water skiing, deep-sea fishing, windsurfing, canoeing, sailing, etc