Ideally found between Galle and Matara, Mirissa although one of the best fishing villages on the south coast is more popular for it affords plenty of opportunities to do a bit of whale watching. Before heading out across the tranquil blue waters of Mirissa, choose a Sri Lanka beach resort to reside at. Ranna 212 which is amongst the top Tangalle hotels would be an ideal option.

Rated as one of the world’s premier destinations for whale watching, Mirissa is best enjoyed during the months of November to April. Charter a speed boat that will take you to the heart of where these colossal creatures of the sea are known to exist. If you’re lucky you may have enough time to capture a blue whale or sperm whale on camera. The feared killer whales are also known swim in these waters while the playful dolphins will add to the thrills.

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