Relaxing on Mirissa Beach

The south coast of Sri Lanka has some stunning beaches – we decided to stay at Mirissa, known for being one of the more chilled out beaches.  We booked rooms at a beautiful hotel where each morning we could have breakfast under the palm trees, looking at the ocean and the nearby island – such a fantastic way to start the day.

 

The view from breakfast
The view from breakfast

 

We spent three days swimming, sunbathing, climbing the little island, eating local street food and visiting our favourite beach restaurant (cheap cocktails plus you could pick your own fresh fish and have it cooked up for you – the fish was amazing!)

 

 

Picking our fish
Picking our fish

 

Examining our fish
Examining our fish

 

 

We devoured our fish
We devoured our fish

 

Cocktails on the beach
Cocktails on the beach

 

We had a great few days here – the water was warm and inviting, there was a calm beach to relax on and a  second beach with lots of waves to play on and it was a nice change of pace after our busy travel days.  We all agreed that Mirissa looked like something out of a travel brochure!

 

View from the island
View from the island

 

Pure relaxation
Pure relaxation

 

Local wildlife
Local wildlife

 

Stunning clear water
Stunning clear water

 

Watching the sunset
Watching the sunset

 

More cocktails on the beach
More cocktails on the beach

 

Reubs and Julie on the beach
Reubs and Julie on the beach

 

Wading to the island
Wading  back from the island

 

Relaxing in paradise
Relaxing in paradise

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Kate says:

    Pretty! Looks like a lovely place to stay.

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  2. Aunty Moira says:

    Certainly looks an awesome place to relax !

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  3. Mum Bunn says:

    Mirissa was the BEST!
    Loved the place and loved the company of Karen and Reubs.

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