Top Honeymoon Places in Sri Lanka – Romance in the Island

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After tying the knot with your soul mate, come to Sri Lanka and explore your soul place…Idyllic hamlets and sleepy, hidden villages; countryside coming alive in golden green and roses; wilds where elephants and sloth bears wander; soft sandy beaches tickling your feet; quaint cities that have retained their old-fashioned looks; ancient citadels with an aura of the days of kings and warriors… Honeymoon Places in Sri Lanka are sure to satisfy the romantic in you.

Galle

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This heritage city unspoiled at heart is one of the most laid-back and quaintest honeymoon places in Sri Lanka. An olden city that harks back to Colonial days, Galle’s surreal fort weaves a story on the unforgettable life the city enjoyed in its heyday. A Fort with bastions and ramparts; the oldest lighthouse on the Island; a four storied clock tower; a Dutch church with stain glassed windows and old-fashioned gables… The Fort stands still reminiscing its hey day as the Indian Ocean sings its eternal song, weaving a magical spell across the city.

Bentota

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Bentota is one of the most buzzing and alive honeymoon places in Sri Lanka. If you are a fun, beachoholic couple, in Bentota you can literally live on the beach. An idyllic coastal town Bentota boasts a lagoon, a river, and the beautiful Indian Ocean. The pristine beaches of Bentota are ideal for water sports such as diving, water skiing, and wind surfing. You can also enjoy a charming boat ride in the Bentota River. Also make a visit to the stunning Lunuganga Garden and the aesthetically laid-out Brief Garden. Stroll down to the lovely Bentota village and treat yourself to the charms of little cottages and a bustling fishing life style. Bentota also offers some delightful cycling tracks and walking trails.

Nuwara Eliya

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Nuwara Eliya is one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in Sri Lanka. If you are looking for scenery and chilly weather – this landscape with tones of the English countryside is the best… With its balmy winds, chilly weather, and flowers in bloom – Nuwara Eliya brings into life, a truely romantic chapter. Get on a train that crosses the scenic city; sit back and enjoy endless vistas of pastoral scenes stretching before you, as far as your eyes can see. Wander through the many tea gardens and wind down with a cuppa. Head over to the Hakgala Botanical Gardens for some flower time.

Jaffna 

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Jaffna offers a surreal experience for honeymooners who are looking for a honeymoon with an exotic Northern twist. This wonderland in North is packed with beaches, palmyrahs, exotic food, vibrant gopurams…  Stroll down the fascinating Casurina Beach and have quiet moments of star gazing. Touch the heart of the Hindu culture at the golden ochre gopuram of Nallur Kovil ornate with brilliant brasswork. Ferry ride to the Nagadeepa temple. Explore the quaint lanes of the Delft Island; as you bike around, wild horses would be grinning at you. Head over to the Jaffna market for locally grown fresh fruits, home-made cuisine with the true Jaffna feels, and palmyrah mats and bags!

Nilaveli

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With its splendour sunsets and turquoise oceans, Nilaveli beach could rightly be called the paradise in East. Located 20km from Trincomalee town, Nilaveli is steeped in history and scenery. Sunshine seekers flock to Nilaveli’s miles of silky sands between May and October. Pigeon Island’s National Park located 1km off Nilaveli is a gorgeous marine park that contains a set of stunning coral reefs. Snorkelers here get to see an undersea world teeming with thousands of butterfly fish and starfish, and an occasional turtle too. The reefs are home to 100 species of corals.

Honeymooning in Sri Lanka is the best way to spend the best days of your life. Warm Sri Lankan hospitality will only add to your experience.

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