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“seafood” (53 reviews)
“sri lanka” (172 reviews)
LOCATION
Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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"bars and restaurants"
in 42 reviews
"seafood"
in 53 reviews
"sri lanka"
in 172 reviews
"fresh fish"
in 32 reviews
"great waves"
in 21 reviews
"soft sand"
in 19 reviews
"body boarding"
in 31 reviews
"big waves"
in 54 reviews
"palm trees"
in 25 reviews
"small island"
in 15 reviews
"clean water"
in 15 reviews
"whale watching"
in 86 reviews
"low season"
in 14 reviews
"tuk tuk"
in 15 reviews
"surfing"
in 157 reviews
"surfers"
in 81 reviews
"sunbeds"
in 52 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There are too many waves at the moment to do anything in the water. Also 2 diving schools are closed (Poseidon and Sri Lanka diving academy) which is not mentioned anywhere.

Thank Sjoerd S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice beach on south part of Srí Lanka. You have many choice how to spend your time here. You can chill in beach pubs, playing in ocean waves, surfing or going near by ocean on soft sand.

Thank Michal O
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The beach on the Main Street is mostly clean - at the northern end it does look a little sad with some dilapidated buildings but in the middle there are probably 5 or 6 beach bars offering food all day as well as “free” sun...More

Thank Kirsty B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We are ready to travel with you for visit best place of sri lanka. Safe journey.we care always. Luxury vehicles.

Thank sssrilankatours
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I left Mirissa until last on our trip as it was supposed to be so lovely, no one said it looked how it does. Please be warned that most beach bars and restaurants have been squashed by the government and the remains are just left...More

3  Thank s100phy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean, Sandy beach stretching for kilometres. A lot of restaurants along the beach that serves good food / liquor and sun benches to relax. One of the best surfing spots in Sri Lanka. Waves in the sand-bottomed bay are good for both beginners and professionals....More

Thank sithira_thinula
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mirissa beach was quite nice, though there was quite some people there for the season. There is also a need to clean it up a bit in different places, and cafés/bars/restaurants provide fresh drinks and somehow techno music.

Thank papillon_vlinder
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mirissa located in between Weligama and Matara. Mirissa is famous for whale watching. Beach is not that famous as other beautiful beaches in Sri Lanka.

Thank Mohamed Ricshan A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was delighted with the beach at Mirissa. The main street is shabby and run down and the beach is a welcome area to hang out. Quite a few cool little bars offering happy hours from nid arvo to 10pm. Good food available and no hawkers....More

Thank Kezbil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has nothing to offer. Just a few bad restaurants, low budget hotels and filthy beaches. No charm. I recommend to drive further to orker much more beautiful places along the coastline!

Thank Fredrik A
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Marina L
20 July 2018|
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Response from scarlett b | 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.
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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
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Kennib1
3 July 2018|
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Response from Aralya | Reviewed this property |
Well, let's say that in the wet season and their "winter", lots of beaches are closed down or at least running low. But in October it should slowly come back to life, even if still early in the season. There's a nice place... More
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