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Photo of Mirissa Beach with turquoise water surface © Unknown user Google
Photo of Mirissa Beach with spacious bay © Unknown user Google
Photo of Mirissa Beach with very clean level of cleanliness © Unknown user Google
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Mirissa Beach

Mirissa, Sri Lanka
Located within the settlement
Mirissa 0.6 km
Map of beach
Bar Paragon Beach Resort
7.6 - Very good 50m
Restaurant W&D Beach Restaurant
8 - Very good 50m
Bar Mirissa Eye Beach Hotel & Restaurant
7.4 - Good 50m
Bar BRIZO Beach Restaurant Mirissa
8 - Very good 60m
Cafe A++
8.8 - Excellent 60m
Bar Sudu Weli beach bar and resturant
6.4 - Pleasant 60m
Restaurant Nissan Beach Hotel And Restaurant
6.6 - Good 70m
Bar Surf Bar Mirissa
7.8 - Very good 70m
Restaurant Water Creatures Beach Guest Restaurant & Surf Bar
6.6 - Good 70m

About

Mirissa Beach is located on the Laccadive Sea (part of Indian ocean) and it is in the 3th place out of 235 beaches in the Sri Lanka region 128.7 km away from its center, the city of Colombo. It is one of the beaches of Mirissa settlement, just 0.6 km from its center. The beach is located in an urban area.

It is a spacious bay with turquoise water and pure bright fine sand, so you don't need special shoes. The entrance to the water is very smooth. This beach is suitable for different categories of people, lonely travellers, relaxation getaway lovers, families with children, seniors etc. It is partially crowded during the high season.

Mirissa Beach coast is free for all. This beach has the following amenities, loungers and umbrellas, beach restaurant, toilets, sea pool. There is also possible to take different water activities such as catamarans or jet skis. During the season this beach line is supervised by a lifeguard.

In addition to swimming and sunbathing, you can also take part in other activities, sup-surfing. There are also some surf spots.

This beach is easily accessible, it is located very close to road. Parking is located directly on the beach.

6 more beaches are also available within a 5 km radius. The best one is Weligama Bay Beach, which has a rating of 8.7.

Mirissa Beach is located in Sri Lanka within Mirissa, which makes it easily accessible and therefore popular among travelers. In the high season this may cause some discomfort, due to the large influx of tourists.

The beach stretches on the sunny coast, within the boundaries of the settlement, it is not difficult to get to it. If your stay is located not far from the beach, you can reach it by walking. In this case you will not be tied to finding parking or to the schedule of public transport. If you are traveling by car just use your navigator. In any case, do not forget about the availability of public transport and taxis.

Weather

history
+30 o C +26 o C
Air temperature
5 M/S
Wind
+29 o C
Water temperature
2.5 M
Wave height

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Located within the settlement
Mirissa 0.6 km
Map of beach
Bar Paragon Beach Resort
7.6 - Very good 50m
Restaurant W&D Beach Restaurant
8 - Very good 50m
Bar Mirissa Eye Beach Hotel & Restaurant
7.4 - Good 50m
Bar BRIZO Beach Restaurant Mirissa
8 - Very good 60m
Cafe A++
8.8 - Excellent 60m
Bar Sudu Weli beach bar and resturant
6.4 - Pleasant 60m
Restaurant Nissan Beach Hotel And Restaurant
6.6 - Good 70m
Bar Surf Bar Mirissa
7.8 - Very good 70m
Restaurant Water Creatures Beach Guest Restaurant & Surf Bar
6.6 - Good 70m
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Area

Average rating of nearest beaches is 8 (Very good)

Mirissa Beach is located in Sri Lanka within Mirissa, which makes it easily accessible and therefore popular among travelers. In the high season this may cause some discomfort, due to the large influx of tourists.

The beach stretches on the sunny coast, within the boundaries of the settlement, it is not difficult to get to it. If your stay is located not far from the beach, you can reach it by walking. In this case you will not be tied to finding parking or to the schedule of public transport. If you are traveling by car just use your navigator. In any case, do not forget about the availability of public transport and taxis.

What to do in Mirissa Beach? Are there any attractions or entertainments in region?

If you like outdoor activities, the Mirissa Beach can offer such an experience. In particular - SUP surfing. The beach stands out for an excellent base for this kind of sport. And the bonus is the gorgeous scenery from the water. Just try, we recommend it!

For those who wish to engage in something more extreme than a lazy holiday on the beach, it is worth noting that Mirissa Beach is excellent for surfing. This kind of activity is suitable for beginners and for professionals. The waves in this region you can see in the photos above or study the reviews by our users. And by the way, on the beach you can take surfing coaches!

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Nearest Beaches

Secret Beach Mirissa
1km 14 min walk
Secret Beach Mirissa
8.3 Very good
Niyana Wella Beach
1.3km 17 min walk
Niyana Wella Beach
7.6 Very good
Britch Mystery Beach
2.4km
Britch Mystery Beach
7.8 Very good
Weligama Beach
3.1km
Weligama Beach
8.1 Very good
Kamburugamuwa Beach
3.3km
Kamburugamuwa Beach
8.1 Very good
Weligama Bay Beach
4km
Weligama Bay Beach
8.7 Excellent
Secret Jungle Beach
5.2km
Secret Jungle Beach
8.2 Very good
Jungle Beach
5.3km
Jungle Beach
7.4 Good

Localities

Mirissa  •  690m
Colombo  •  128.7km

Transport

KCT  •  16.3km
bus station  •  180m
Mirissa  •  2.1km
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Average Reviews rating

8.7 Excellent

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Average Reviews rating

8.7 Excellent
LZ
Lirė Zalaitė
User status Novice Beachgoer
10 Exceptional

The captivating Mirissa Beach was undoubtedly the most memorable experience during our jaunt to Sri Lanka. It is unequivocally the most idyllic beach to discover on the island. The beach offers a plethora of activities to indulge in, including surfing lessons, snorkeling equipment rentals, whale watching tours, and sea turtle sightings. Not to mention, the beach is dotted with an array of restaurants and hotels to suit all preferences.

1 year ago
PM
Prashan Madhuri
User status Beach Practitioner
8 Very good

The beach is a great spot for some fun in the sun. The ocean is crystal clear and stretches out as far as the eye can see. There are plenty of activities to do in the water, and lots of restaurants in the area. Just remember to bring your swimsuit if you plan on taking a dip.

1 year ago
KX
K X
User status Novice Beachgoer
10 Exceptional

This is hands down one of the best beaches I have ever been to. The sand is pristine and the water is crystal clear, which is definitely the highlight of the experience.

1 year ago
A
Alaris
User status Novice Beachgoer
10 Exceptional

An enchanting beach that is breathtakingly beautiful and immaculate. The beach offers a variety of water sports for adventure enthusiasts. The beach is surrounded by a plethora of restaurants that offer great deals during happy hours. My experience at this beach was delightful and I enjoyed every moment of it. The sand was perfect and the waves were just right for a leisurely float in the water. Boating, whale watching and other water sports are also available for those who seek more excitement. Additionally, the beach is equipped with life-saving guards who are always ready to assist in case of an emergency.

1 year ago
ER
Elias Rivers
User status Novice Beachgoer
10 Exceptional

I absolutely adore Mirissa! The water is a stunning shade of blue and the beach is quite lengthy, so you can settle in anywhere you like. Sunbathing is a popular activity here. While the water can be rough at times, it's perfect for water sports. I enjoyed floating along with the waves and even did some snorkeling near the rock. I highly recommend catching the sunset at Mirissa - it's truly breathtaking. And if you're interested in whale watching, be sure to book in advance as most tours leave early in the morning. Don't make the same mistake I did!

1 year ago