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Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is awesome beach with great space of sand, and waves are great. Downside is this beach could be maintained better by local authorities as it’s filled with plastic & garbages.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank teepanv
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely loved Mirissa beach, it is gorgeous and stunning. Palm trees and eateries with sand sloping down to the surf. The surf is rough here though, very powerful waves with many crossing over and the steepness of the beach means waves form heading back out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Becki C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unique stretch of beach with eateries right on the beach so that you can watch the ocean, sunset, waves and stick your feet in the sand.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank meetab933
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice beach, you can go to not crowded beaches very near and you have also lots of restaurants and bars, the beach is clean and not too much waves, is possible to swin

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SER603
Reviewed 4 days ago

Don't miss Mirissa when you are in Sri Lanka. You can walk all the from the other side of the Mirissa to the other side - Palm Tree hill. Beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mai091
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved the lesser known sleepy town of Mirissa and more so it’s beaches.. :) It’s beautiful, clean and full of activities you can take up or just lie by the hammock and enjoy! Love the soft sand and the shacks by the beaches.. Great for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RuchikaG11
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice sandy beach, could easily swim in the sea, as the waves were not big, sea water felt nice and warm, also good place for surfing

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sheela49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great in the mornings to bring little children for a walk when the sun is not too hot. A couple of restaurants right on the beach once the sun sets for a great dinner.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maildeshere
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sea is very sandy and there are dogs everywhere. Otherwise its really clean and there are no annoying sellers or touts here. Recommend coming

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank exploreandeats
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice tropical style beach with lots of places to relax by the sea. Sunbeds, umbrellas and bars. Great way to spend a day or two if that's what you're looking for.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ivan B
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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
20 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