Honeymoon in Sri Lanka- The Best Places to Visit


Planning your honeymoon in Sri Lanka? Honeymoon has now become a norm for every newlywed. This is the time for a newlywed couple to come closer and make the bond even stronger. It sparks the beginning of a new relationship, we get a spouse for our whole life, a new dynamic that require commitment on the different levels of life.

To make this precious time even more special, choosing the best place is very important. In fact, the places I have mentioned here are actually the memorials of my amazing experience during my honeymoon tour to Sri Lanka and Maldives

A teardrop-shaped island country, Sri Lanka offers everything to make every moment unforgettable for honeymooners. Exotic beaches to jaw-dropping hilltops, tea plantations to train rides, the country gives you a fascinating, once in a lifetime experience.

We have covered different places that will make your honeymoon trip to Sri Lanka amazing. You can simply choose to visit one or opt a couple of other destinations together giving you an opportunity to experience the whole spectrum.

Best Places for Honeymoon in Sri Lanka


Colombo is the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. Colombo is where you will find a mix of both old and new.


Honeymoon in Sri Lanka - Colombo City

Major attractions include, Galle Face green, Gangaramaya Temple, Colombo Fort, National Museum of Colombo. The whole city is spotlessly clean, equipped with all the modern facilities and, with a very special colonial feel to it.

One must also try the street food served on the stalls lining the beach.


Bentota is a resort and a coastal town in the southwest of Sri Lanka housing some luxurious resorts. After a day or two in Colombo, you can begin to unwind here while enjoying the ayurvedic massages, it’s a perfect place to start!

Places to Visit In Sri Lanka- Bentota

Besides the alluring stay at the lavish hotel, you can also experience the marine life, enjoy water sports and Turtle Hatchery.

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Experience here the striking culture and history of Sri Lanka that dates back over 2000 yrs. Galle is a UNESCO world heritage site, a must visit for honeymooners if you want more than beaches.

Honeymoon in Sri lanka - Galle Lighthouse

But don’t worry, after visiting the historical sites like Dutch-colonial buildings, ancient mosques and churches, grand mansions and museums, you can spend your evening watching the sunset on the Galle beach. This place is just perfect for a romantic honeymoon in Sri Lanka


Honeymoon in Sri lanka - Ella

Sri Lanka, like we already said, offers multitude of experiences. Therefore, we cannot forget to mention the hill station, Ella. Nothing can be as romantic as being on the hilltop, the cold breeze and a cloudy sky.


Honeymoon in Sri Lanka - Mirissa Beach Aerial View

Mirissa is another spellbinding beach place to relax and have special time with your special one. If you are tired visiting local places and doing water sports, spend your evening at a beach which looks absolutely amazing during the evening dotted with the shacks and restaurants, lighted up with the lanterns.

Yala National Park

Honeymoon in Sri Lanka - Yala National Park

If you have a thing for the beautiful nature, the flora and fauna, then you should not miss your visit to the Yala National Park. It’s a great place to discover and get amused with the rich biodiversity of this beautiful country, including the leopards in the wild.

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Pigeon Island

Honeymoon in Sri Lanka - Pigeon Island National Park
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This one is a perfect place for newlyweds on a honeymoon in Sri Lanka as it is not as crowded as other beaches. It is famous for its astounding coral reefs. Swim with dozens of the colorful fishes and marine animals. If you are lucky you will be snorkeling around with the sharks.

Uppuveli & Nilaveli

Another paradise for a perfect honeymoon in Sri Lanka located near Trincomalee district. Beaches are cleaner, bigger and also less crowded.

Honeymoon in Sri Lanka - Uppuveli
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Please yourself with the tranquility while strolling along the golden sand beach-side.


Well, your honeymoon trip is not complete if you have not witnessed the magnificence of the rock fortress Sigiriya.

Places to Visit In Sri Lanka - Sigiriya

This place has archaeological and historical significance and is UNESCO listed World Heritage Site.

About Author:

I am Kartik Parik, a freelance travel writer with a zeal to write anything and everything about travel. I live for, and on traveling. Follow my writings and get some cool tips from my recent travel expeditions.

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