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Mirissa Accommodation for Families, Sri Lanka

Where to stay in Mirissa? Finding good, cheap Mirissa accommodation for families is generally easy, there is plenty of it and most places are really pleasant. We absolutely love Mirissa and we’ve visited multiple times. It’s our go-to beach destination in Sri Lanka for quieter stays and our kids’ favourite beach. We stayed at Celestial …

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Negombo Cheap Family Accommodation, Sri Lanka

Cheap Family Accommodation Negombo Sri Lanka. Mazz Homestay Negombo I found Mazz Homestay through one of the hostel booking websites. They have a 4 bed room, described as a 4 bed mixed dorm, which does just fine as a family room. A taxi from the airport to Mazz homestay cost us around $12. We should …

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Staying in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

Hikkaduwa is full of great value hotels and guest houses at all price points.  Hikkaduwa is much bigger these days and there is a reason for that, it’s a lovely spot. Options for staying in Hikkaduwa include resort hotels, budget backpacker places and everything in between. We’ve even rented a small villa here, there is …

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Visiting The Kandy Devales, Sri Lanka

 Admission prices to the big attractions in Sri Lanka are steep. It’s something that you need to factor in to the cost of your holiday, particularly for families. They’re wonderful, I’ve been to them all previously, but on our last trip, on a tight budget, they just weren’t affordable. ( Sorry Sri Lanka, we love …

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Mirissa Beach Sri Lanka (Paradise Found!)

From now on, when people ask me where to stay in Sri Lanka, I’ll tell them Mirissa Beach. I think I’ve found my Paradise, my happy place. This beautiful island as a whole brings me enormous joy, but the little beach village of Mirissa is, I think, as near to perfect as I’ll ever find. After …

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We Saw a Blue Whale, Really! Whale Watching, Mirissa Sri Lanka

In general, I believe that anything is possible, that’s mostly what’s got us where we are today. But if you’d asked me, even 3 weeks ago, if I ever thought I’d see a blue whale, the biggest creature that has ever existed on our fragile planet, the answer would have been a resounding “No!”. I …

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