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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
Take bus heading to Matara from Fort in Colombo and ask to get out in Mirissa. A/C costs 370 Rupees. Regular costs 250 Rupees.  
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Take bus heading to Matara 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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Alternatively, you can take the train from Colombo Fort to Weligama (7 km from Mirissa) and then go by tuk tuk to Mirissa. A 2nd class train ticket costs 220 Rupees. The train schedule is available [http://www.gic.gov.lk/gic/index.php?option=com_findnearest&task=train&lang=en here]. Trips take between 2.5 and 3.5 hours (depending on the train).
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==

Revision as of 02:25, 10 May 2012

Mirissa is in Southern Province.

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Understand

Mirissa is a beautiful little village with a nice beach and two surfing points. One for advanced surfers, and one for intermediate ones.

Get in

Take bus heading to Matara 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.

Alternatively, you can take the train from Colombo Fort to Weligama (7 km from Mirissa) and then go by tuk tuk to Mirissa. A 2nd class train ticket costs 220 Rupees. The train schedule is available here. Trips take between 2.5 and 3.5 hours (depending on the train).

Get around

Mirissa is a small village, you can basically get everywhere by feet. Walking.Cycling. Motorbiking are options. Available to rent everywhere.

See

Buddhist temple. Fisherman harbour. Beach.

Do

Surfing. Bodyboarding. Whales watching. Swimming. Ayurvedic treatments.


Buy

Eat

Great roti in Dweimini Roti Shop more deep in the village.


Drink

In the beach bars around the beach. I recommend "Sunbeach restaurant" the staff sells alcohol and you can easily get grass there.

Sleep

Most of the places charge around 1500 Rupees per double room\bungalow. Recommended places Seaview Villa Sudu Weli

Contact

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