A drive down the Southern highway leads to the pristine beaches of the southern coastal belt. The palm fringed serene atmosphere consents the liveliness of the gushing waves welcoming its admirers into the golden sands. Crescent shaped in appearance, enables these beaches to occupy various activities and visible wonders of nature. The multicultural coastal towns and cities along the belt endure iconic features quite uniquely identified on each. Looking through history, the invasions made by the mid Europeans have stained the infrastructure and utilize buildings and monuments to date.
Moving further South towards the southern tip lies a small beach town, Mirissa. A day at Mirissa dawns with mildly coloured sunrises and sunsets varying from a fiery red to pastel pink. It homes the largest fishing port in the country and is the ideal location for whale and dolphin watching. Its sun kissed beach is canvassed with coconut trees and inexplicably varying towards each direction. The parrot rock at the beach margins the left for snorkeling and right a popular surfing hotspot, also the rock itself is quite an attraction with alluring views of the surrounding. Locating in the vicinity of many other fancy beaches Mirissa offers a glance at the attractions close by, some of the rewarding places; Unawatuna Beach, Hikkaduwa Beach, Galle Fort, Coral Reefs, Scuba diving, Turtle Hatchery and Pilgrim sites more towards the land.
The southern coast is ideal for a perfect tanning getaway into a serene environment with the wild humming of the restless Sea.