Mirissa is One of the best places in the world to see one of the only recorded resident blue whale colonies in their natural habitat. It is a beautiful little fishing village with a nice beach and two surfing points.
If you are travelling to quiet and tranquil Mirissa, whale watching cannot be overlooked. This sandy beach is quickly developing as one of the popular hotspots for whale and dolphin watching – a popular attraction among the tourists who visit Sri Lanka. Be sure to embark on an exciting excursion to capture the stunning beauty of a range of whales and dolphins from Blue Whales, Orcas and Sperm Whales to Bottlenose Dolphins, Spinner Dolphins and Striped Dolphins. This beach a breath-taking beach destination that embodies the true essence of a tropical paradise; its secluded beach, affording captivating sunsets for delightful strolls along the beach.
Take bus heading to Matara or Tangalle from Fort in Colombo and ask to get out in Mirissa. A/C costs 370 Rupees. Regular costs 250 Rupees. Depending on when you go, a trip will take between 3.5 and 5 hours.

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