Having made its way to almost every traveller’s Instagram profile when they visit Mirissa, the Coconut Tree Hill is a must-do when you’re in Mirissa. The Coconut Tree Hill is a private coconut estate with a nearby temple set on a high cliff overlooking the glistening waters of the Indian Ocean and the untouched stretch of golden beach. Located in proximity to the town, the hill can be accessed throughout the day or night; at no cost.
A short, exciting trek from the base to the summit of the hill or ‘dome’ takes you about 10 minutes through the coconut estate before you’re left in awe at the most stunning view of Mirissa and its golden coast. The Coconut Tree Hill is definitely one to add to your bucket list in Sri Lanka as it’s the perfect place to watch a bold, island sunset from. The dome shaped hill is picturesque with its towering, symmetrical coconut trees against a blue sky that blends well with the sea, provides the ideal spot for your travel pictures! Sunset chasers should get to the hill inorder to secure the best viewing spot as this famed attraction never sees a day without a visitor!