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Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a time for indian ocean for whale watiching,surf and many more with sun,sea and aps9 sand.you can get there best experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sherry_dissa
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Before we set of for our adventure in Sri Lanka I was torn between staying in Unawatuna or Mirissa so we decided to stay a couple of days in each. Me and my partner visited Mirissa for 3 days and was slightly disappointed. We found...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Swimming, dinner and drinks. Can’t go too far wrong at Mirissa beach. Service seems incredibly slow for cocktails and most places however.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank scottmL9176IY
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful nice beach but too crowded but it was nice at the evening . So many restaurants and great food, good for surfing ❤ So try it you will love it

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Megan B
Reviewed 2 days ago

You will love it... Great place to rest... Good restaurants around... Lot's of good Sri Lankan food places...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LankaTravAdvisor
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Mirissa Beach has got a certain vibe at night with all the cafes and restaurants on the Beach, reminds us s bit if Kuta. But during the day, you see a lot if garbage, some parts are not really swimmable. Stray dogs roam and there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My one month trip really enjoyed place in mirissa beach..nice and beautiful ...I like come again this beach..

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 67walk
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a lovely beach which is kept clean. There are many tourist activities available here but I don't recommend the whale watching as it is not very kind to the whales and dolphins. The beach is great for swimming and the water wonderfully warm....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Irene M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Such a nice place to visit in Southern Coast of the Sri Lanka. Good food in many restaurants in this area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank harshaneer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to Fresh Wave 2 times so far and definitely not the last time. The food is amazing and the chef as well as the staff care so much about you being happy with everything. Especially Ruan was the best waiter ever. He offered...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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I'm confused. I'm hoping to visit Mirissa beach for one week in mid January but I saw the video of the govt. bulldozers demolishing 21 beach bars and restaurants ; also recent comments from tourists advising to stay away as it's now just a dump. And yet just recently, there are many Triip Adviser reviews of beach restaurants , as recently posted as this week, even today , stating how great all the beach bars and restaurants are ? The restaurants web sites are all posting opening times etc . So are the beach bars and restaurants back in business and can you hire sun loungers and lie on the beach in comfort , as before . I've put my whole trip to SL on hold as a return to Mirissa was the main reason for this 2nd trip ,it was SO good. PLEASE , someone must know the state of play . Has anyone been there recently ?
4 October 2018|
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Response from Vicky R |
Hi, I’ve just come back from Mirissa! The nightlife has picked up and there is a party at a different bar every night. Also there are lots of bars and restaurants if you want a quiet night. I’m not sure what it was like... More
Marina L
19 July 2018|
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Response from scarlettb860 | Reviewed this property |
When we went there were lots of dogs. Depends how good yours is with others. We found there were a lot of dogs that appeared to be stray but one of the cafe owners said they are all owned, it’s just people let them roam.
Jennifer I
13 July 2018|
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Response from 228pieterk | Reviewed this property |
Head up here, I know that you tore large portions of restaurants and bars by Merrisa Beach in March-April. What's good is that you choose to go when it is high season. so there are lots of nice places to visit, and generally... More