Finding the best honeymoon locations in Sri Lanka for your romantic getaway is a lot of work.Whether you are two thrill-seekers who are looking for a serene getaway for your honeymoon or romantic destination to spend your next big anniversary, Sri Lanka offers many options just for you. From tranquil country sides, hiking trails with a stupendous view in the hillside to secluded crystal clear beach, here’s a list of romantic honeymoon destinations in Sri Lanka for all the unique duos out there.
Bentota: For Your Sea-side Adventures
If your vision for your Sri Lanka honeymoon is an ultimate beach getaway, you can’t go wrong with Bentata, a busy beach town that offers the perfect mix of romance, luxury, serenity, and adventure. From candlelight dinners by the beach, secluded boat rides to adventurous watersports such as waterskiing, sea kayaking and canoeing, Bentota offers one of the best Sri Lankan honeymoon experiences one can think of. Animal lovers could also get to share some love with the beautiful sea turtles at the Sea Turtle Protection Association.
Nuwara-Eliya: The Intimate Hillside
Cuddle up with your loved ones as you escape the cityside heat. Honeymoon locations in Sri Lanka don’t get as chilly and cozy as in Nuwara Eliya. Saddle up for some horse rides, lie down on the green next to the icy cold Gregory Lake and explore the lush green Ceylon tea plantations stretching across the landscape. At the end of the day, cozy up by the fireplace of a hillside colonial styles bungalow with the finest cup of Ceylon tea.
Yala: Luxury Forest Camping and Safaris
If you or your partner love wildlife, a safari adventure must make it to your Sri Lanka honeymoon package itinerary. Hop onto a unique safari experience at the most famous national park in Sri Lanka, Yala. Get up close and personal with the wildlife better than ever, even during the night! Look over the entire forest through the comfort of your own luxury treehouse or camp. Enjoy bird watching and leopard spotting together. Scout a few other national parks in the vicinity of Yala, and let your wild side resonate around you.
Mirissa: The Whale Watching Date
Having a date on the remote and tropical Mirissa beach with some water sports, dolphin and whale watching is quite a merrymaking. With plenty of places to feast on and glamorous places to spend the night together, Mirissa serves as a great destination to add to any Sri Lankan honeymoon packages to turn things up a notch.
Kandy: The Cultural Expedition
Tune into your spiritual cravings with a cultural pilgrimage to Kandy. Being the last of the royal cities in Sri Lanka, the mist-filled city on the hills has plenty of historic artefacts and cultural sights to offer apart from other tourist hotspots. Pay a visit to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic together, pamper your lover with a shopping spree at the Kandy City Center and end the day with a romantic walk around the Kandy Lake.
Hikkaduwa: Classy Coastal Getaway
Another famous honeymoon location in Sri Lanka is Hikkaduwa. Enjoy a luxurious beachside villa and spend a relaxing time together. Try some snorkeling and surfing at the beach that is home to gorgeous sea turtles. You could also visit the Coral Sanctuary, Hikkaduwa Turtle Hatchery, the numerous Museums, nearby temples and attractions.
Sigiriya: History and the Priceless View
Conquer the fear of heights together and climb the ‘Lion Fortress’. Acres of gardens, historic pools and of course the famous Lion Rock. Saunter with your beloved hand-in-hand and immerse yourself in the natural and famed beauty that lies around you. Get lost gazing at the breathtaking view that lies at the top celebrating your Sigiriya adventure together.
Polonnaruwa: Cycle through the Ancient City
Polonnaruwa is a city filled with ancient ruins, museums, and shrines that you could cycle around with your partner! If you happen to be a pair of history lovers, then this is one of the best honeymoon locations in Sri Lanka that you can imagine. Explore it all, from the Royal Palace to the Sacred Quadrangle.
Tangalle Beach: A Beach to Yourself
With Tangalle Beach, you don’t have to worry about finding the ideal coves and bays all to yourself. Dawdle alongside the empty beaches and get the best Sri Lankan honeymoon experiences there is to offer from the luxury hotels in the vicinity. If you are looking for a private and uncrowded beach for an intimate beach escape, Tangalle is for you.
Galle – The Colonial Vibe
City of Galle is filled with sights and monuments that reminds the colonial era of the island. Awaken the inner foodies with the scrumptious variety of goodies around town and spend the evening seated beside the Galle Fort facing the horizon enjoying the strong coastal breeze.
There are many more beautiful places that couldn’t make our list of the top honeymoon locations in Sri Lanka. Get in touch with us to find the best Sri Lanka honeymoon destinations to create the ideal Sri Lanka Honeymoon package for you and your partner.