Mirissa situated close to the southernmost tip of Sri Lanka is 177 km from the Bandaranaike International Airport. The beach itself made for relaxation is beautifully draped in gold and the ocean with its dazzling blue hues just complement each other.
However the name Mirissa is most synonymous with Whale watching and is recognized as one of the finest places in the world for spotting whales, being situated in the whale migratory route. So if you are a Whale lover, Go Mirissa! There are plenty of well organized observation boats waiting to take you out to sea; be ready for the once in a lifetime experience when the world's largest living creature make its appearance and if you are lucky you might also see dolphins, sea turtle and fish.