Distance from Galle – 9.5 km (22 minutes)
Introduction to Mihiripenna Beach
Mihiripenna Beach is situated in Unawatuna in the Southern coast of Sri Lanka. It is a beautiful beach with safe swimming for the entire family. It is adjacent with the Turtle Beach in Unawatuna and has many restaurants where travelers can take a break. It is known as one of the best natural pools in Sri Lanka.
Beauty of Mihiripenna Beach
Although the tides are strong at Mihiripenna, it is a safe beach which has its own natural lagoon created by the reef. It is a relatively unspoiled beach where fish and sea turtles leap out of the water while birds dive into it. Beautiful corals and shells can also be seen at Mihiripenna Beach.
Getting to Mihiripenna Beach
From Galle travel approximately 9.5 km along the Matara Road until Unawatuna and turn to Beach Road to reach the Mihiripenna Beach.