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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. Depending on when you go, a trip will take between 3.5 and 5 hours.
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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.
  
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).
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Alternatively, you can take the train from Colombo Fort to Weligama (7 km from Mirissa) and then go by bus (20 Rupees in 2014) or tuk tuk (300 Rupess in 2014). 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==
 
Mirissa is a small village, you can basically get everywhere by feet.
 
Mirissa is a small village, you can basically get everywhere by feet.
Walking.Cycling. Motorbiking are options. Available to rent everywhere.
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Walking. Cycling. Motorbiking. Tuk Tuk. Available to rent everywhere.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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==Do==
 
==Do==
Surfing. Bodyboarding. Whales watching. Swimming. Ayurvedic treatments.  
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Surfing. Bodyboarding. Whale watching. Swimming. Snorkelling. Ayurvedic treatments.
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*<do name="Raja &amp; The Whales" alt="" address="Mirissa Harbour" directions="" phone="0776953452" url="www.rajaandthewhales.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Great company, which provides sustainable whale watching in Mirissa. </do>
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*<do name="Mirissa Water Sports" alt="" address="Harbour road, Mirissa" directions="" phone="+94 77 359 77 32" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">The pioneers of whale watching in Sri Lanka and employs youth people who were affected by the tsunami in 2004.</do>
  
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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*<buy name="Mirissa Moorings" alt="" address="Harbour road, Mirissa" directions="" phone=" +94 772220967" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Mirissa Moorings is the premiere boat charter mooring facilities and services in Mirissa offering sailing trips on 6,5 m MiniBee boats (manufactured in Sri Lanka) to local and foreign tourists. You can rent boats with or without a skipper if you have a valid/international sail license.</buy>
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
  
Great roti in Dewmini Roti Shop more deep in the village.
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Many different restaurants on the beach. Cheaper but still very tasty options are the Roti shops more inland.
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*<eat name="Dewmini Roti Shop" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="0715162604" url="" hours="7am-10pm" price="" lat="" long="">Very nice, quiet place to have a drink or taste the delicious fresh rotis. Little inland (follow small road next to internet place on the main street and look out for the signposting).</eat>
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
In the beach bars around the beach. I recommend "Sunbeach restaurant" the staff sells alcohol and you can easily get grass there.  
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In the beach bars around the beach.
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
Most of the places charge around 1500 Rupees per double room\bungalow.  
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There is accommodation available for each type of traveller. You can find budget places starting from 700 Rupees and 1.500 Rupees in season.
Recommended places
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*<sleep name=teviedu guest house. alt="" address="no324,uswatta,udupila,mirissa." directions="" phone=0094715927833 and 0094414918110"" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Very nice place run by a local family. Provides the best view in Mirissa. Rooms starting from about 700 Rupies off season. 10 minutes off the beach and surf point (very right side on the beach when you watch the sea - up the hill). </sleep>
Seaview Villa
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Sudu Weli
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==Contact==
 
==Contact==

Latest revision as of 03:02, 14 March 2014

Mirissa is in Southern Province.

Understand[edit]

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[edit]

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.

Alternatively, you can take the train from Colombo Fort to Weligama (7 km from Mirissa) and then go by bus (20 Rupees in 2014) or tuk tuk (300 Rupess in 2014). 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[edit]

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

See[edit][add listing]

Buddhist temple. Fisherman harbour. Beach.

Do[edit][add listing]

Surfing. Bodyboarding. Whale watching. Swimming. Snorkelling. Ayurvedic treatments.

  • Raja & The Whales, Mirissa Harbour, 0776953452, [1]. Great company, which provides sustainable whale watching in Mirissa.  edit
  • Mirissa Water Sports, Harbour road, Mirissa, +94 77 359 77 32. The pioneers of whale watching in Sri Lanka and employs youth people who were affected by the tsunami in 2004.  edit


Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Mirissa Moorings, Harbour road, Mirissa, +94 772220967. Mirissa Moorings is the premiere boat charter mooring facilities and services in Mirissa offering sailing trips on 6,5 m MiniBee boats (manufactured in Sri Lanka) to local and foreign tourists. You can rent boats with or without a skipper if you have a valid/international sail license.  edit


Eat[edit][add listing]

Many different restaurants on the beach. Cheaper but still very tasty options are the Roti shops more inland.

  • Dewmini Roti Shop, 0715162604. 7am-10pm. Very nice, quiet place to have a drink or taste the delicious fresh rotis. Little inland (follow small road next to internet place on the main street and look out for the signposting).  edit


Drink[edit][add listing]

In the beach bars around the beach.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

There is accommodation available for each type of traveller. You can find budget places starting from 700 Rupees and 1.500 Rupees in season.

  • teviedu, no324,uswatta,udupila,mirissa., 0094715927833. Very nice place run by a local family. Provides the best view in Mirissa. Rooms starting from about 700 Rupies off season. 10 minutes off the beach and surf point (very right side on the beach when you watch the sea - up the hill).  edit

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