The Sunset Hotel

About the Sunset Hotel, Mirissa

The Sunset Hotel also famed as the Sunset Guesthouse by the locals, is located in Mirissa which belongs to the Deep South of Sri Lanka. The hotel offers family, deluxe and standard room categories to choose from while they all feature modern and standard features for guests to enjoy their vacation. The swimming pool overlooks the ocean while guests can enjoy special candle lit dinners or private BBQ's on the beach. Mirissa also offers Whale and Dolphin watching expeditions which can be enjoyed during the season. There are many places that you can roam around the area while lying on the sand enjoying the sun is a much favoured pastime.


Found along the picturesque Southern coast of Sri Lanka, the Sunset Hotel is located in Mirissa which is about 155 km away from the commercial capital of Colombo. The hotel is easily accessible via the Colombo - Galle - Matara main motor way as well as the Southern Expressway which now runs up to Matara. The Southern Railway line is also accessible up to the historical town of Matara making a stop in Mirissa. If you are a low budget traveller, trains and buses are the best mode of transportation in the island. There are buses that run from Colombo Fort to the Southern coast on regular intervals which makes it much convenient.


Guests are offered a number of room categories to choose from while holidaying at the Sunset Hotel in Mirissa. Categories include deluxe rooms, family and standard rooms. All rooms are well adorned with beautiful views of the Indian Ocean, air-conditioning, a balcony, en-suite bathroom, mosquito nets, mini bar, fan, television, seating area, free Wi-Fi connectivity along with tea/coffee making facilities.


The Sunset Hotel in Mirissa is located a few steps away from the Southern beaches of Sri Lanka. The hotel comprises of an open plan restaurant overlooking the beach which offers a range of local and international dishes specializing in seafood. If you prefer a special night, a private BBQ on the beach and some fine wine can be arranged. Guests can also enjoy a variety of alcoholic beverages at the hotel bar. The hotel also boasts of a charming little outdoor swimming pool with a kiddies pool area while you can also lounge on sun beds which overlooks the Indian Ocean. Guests can also enjoy some tropical cocktails while lounging under the sun. Other facilities include laundry services, bicycle and motor bike rentals, free Internet access and a billiards table for guests to enjoy when time permits.


Mirissa is a well known holiday destination in the South of Sri Lanka while it is popular for its Whale and Dolphin watching expeditions. The best season to enjoy this adventure would be from November to April in the following year. The beach itself is a beautiful sight while you can enjoy your time simply walking about or getting that tan you’ve always wanted. Water sport activities such as snorkeling, diving, surfing and fishing can also be experienced while holidaying in Mirissa. With time in hand, you can explore some of the nearby villages by bike or enjoy an evening walk while admiring the local charm and culture. One day trips to the historical cities of Galle and Matara can be organized.