Kirinda is a coastal village located in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. It lies about 10 km South of Tissamaharama and is a beautiful and attractive popular with both foreign and local visitors. There is a rocky outcrop from which one can enjoy a magnificent view of this desolate coast with its long stretch of golden beach and sand dunes with the great blue ocean beyond. On a sunny day the lighthouse on the Great Basses Reef appear like a needle in the far distance. Kirinda is an ideal place to experience scuba diving during the inter monsoon period. The archeologically important diving spots, caves and the Long Basses reef with crystal clear water, vertical walls, shallow water soft corals and also the long sandy beach gives any recreational diver a mesmerizing inspiration to enjoy an unforgettable experience in the pristine waters of Serendib.