Mirissa, a small town on Sri Lanka’s south coast, is a common stop on traveler's itineraries. The main attraction of the town itself is the numerous whale watching tours on offer – as it’s one of the best places in the world to spot blue whales. Yet there are plenty more things to do in Mirissa, Sri Lanka. Mirissa beach stretches far along the coast and is the perfect place to soak up sun for a day or two. A number of restaurants and bars back onto the beach, so there are plenty of places to watch sunset and enjoy a drink or two come nightfall.