The largest fishing port on the south coast – Mirissa | Travel Sri Lanka

Mirissa | Travel Sri Lanka With Us

Mirissa's beach and nightlife make it a popular tourist destination.

A small introduction about the city

               Mirissa is a quiet and the most beautiful seaside town on the South Coast of Sri Lanka. It is located in the Marata District of the Southern Province and is situated at an elevation of 4m above sea level. As one of a whale of the main island in the world, it is very popular in the world. Therefore, it is like a paradise of marine mammals.  It is one of the favorite seaside town in Sri Lanka. Definitely, you will love it. So, just come and enjoy travel Sri Lanka. Don’t forget to join your friends to travel here with travel Sri Lanka. 

How to arrival from Colombo

              Do you want to explore and discover in Mirissa with travel Sri Lanka??? Yes, you can. You could quite happily live there. So, get ready to travel. The buses are frequent to reach from Colombo Fort. You can take a bus from Colombo and get down closer to the beach in Mirissa. Overall travel time will be about 2h and 30min and covering 150km.

Colombo Fort to Mirissa (Travel Sri Lanka With Us)

How to arrival from Katunayake AirPort

If you are coming from Katunayake AirPort you can take a taxi to access. It will be the quickest way to reach. This time of journey will be about 2h and 50min and covering 177km. And also you can go to there by train. It is a better option to reach easily without stress and traffic. So, get train tickets to go to Weligama from Colombo Railway Station. Get down in Weligama and then go by vehicle (a bus, a taxi or a tuk-tuk). It is the cheapest way to reach. It will take around 2h and 4 0min.

Bandaranaike Airport to Mirissa (Travel Sri Lanka With Us)

Things to do and places to visit

              When travel in this seaside town you can do a lot of interesting activities. So, ready to stay with a great time. There is an ideal place to watch Whales, such as Blue Whales (Balaenoptera musculus), Sperm Whales (Physeter macrocephalus) as well as Spinner Dolphins (Stenella longirostris). Specially, you can see Blue Whales. This being is the largest animal on the earth. So, don’t miss this golden chance. A lot of marine mammals are in this area during the annual breeding season from August to March. Because they migrate throughout the sea. There are not just Whales. There are orcas, tuna, mullet, butterfish and more. As a result of this seaside area acts as a fishing port.

Let me tell briefly about Mirissa

              In the evening this beach gives a magnificent sunset with gorgeous colors. Its looks touch our feelings of the heart. So, it looks so relaxing. You will love to walk alone at that time in the beach. And also you can water sports such as surfing, snorkeling. There are nicer restaurants, bars, hotels and guest houses back onto the beach. You will absolutely like to stay these accommodations and can taste different Sri Lankan food including Seafood. At night nightlife here is super. You can stay happily with cool wind. All view of beachside creates a great and colorful moment.

  • Sri Lankan food including Seafood
    Sri Lankan food including Seafood
  • Seafood
  • Mirissa, whale watching, dolphins
  • Mirissa beach
    Mirissa beach

Let me tell briefly about Mirissa

              If you travel here you can get great and beautiful experience in your life. Never forget to travel here with travel Sri Lanka. So, enjoy as you wish at the best time here. Mirissa is waiting for you.


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