Mirissa Beach

Tucked into a small bay on the south coast, the picturesque arc of sand that forms Mirissa beach is one of Sri Lanka’s most chilled destinations without the overwhelming development found in other spots. Modest guesthouses and rustic restaurants characterise the area and it’s popular with those looking for more relaxed activities. Between the months of December and April it’s also one of the best places in the world to enjoy whale-watching as blue and sperm whales make their migratory journeys around the coast of Sri Lanka. And its a decent surf spot with two breaks