Bentota Sri Lanka

Want to create some unforgettable, immemorial memories of your honeymoon? Then you need to choose your honeymoon destination with great care. Sri Lanka is a tiny island, shaped like a teardrop, just south of the southernmost tip of India. This lush tropical island is just perfect for all your romantic escapades. Here you’ll find solitude, privacy and more beauty than your hearts can handle. Naturally abundant, rich in culture and versatile in surrounding landscapes, Sri Lanka offers the perfect opportunity for a fun frolic and great pictures and videos for your honeymoon.

1. Exhilarating Central Highlands

Horton Plains National Park

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Hortons Plains and World’s End are literally perched on the Central Highland Plateau. A diverse species of flowers, birds, and animals live in the Horton Plains National Park. You can go hiking in the mountains or camp on the plains. Peer over the edge of the plateau and you’ll exclaim over the tea estates that are spread out 884 meters below. Enjoy the many streams and the unique biodiverse environment in this region. It’s the most idyllic honeymoon escape in Sri Lanka.

2. Picturesque Tangalle

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Situated on the fringes of Yala jungle, Tangalle is home to exotic coves and bays that are tucked into a remarkably scenic landscape. There are several fabulous hotels and villas for you to stay at Tangalle. Explore the mangrove-lined lagoons to the east and play on the smooth sandy beaches with your honey. Watch the giant turtles coming ashore at night to lay eggs on the Rekawa and Kahandamodara beaches. There are several national parks as well, so do check them out.

3. Little England – Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya

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A little toy town that perfectly emulates a British country Village! Nuwara Eliya actually stands for City of Lights. There are several tea estates here in the misty mountains, where the rain drizzles most of the time keeping the land cool. If the heat of Sri Lanka is not for you, head to Nuwara Eliya and enjoy the cool hill station’s wonderful scenery. It’s a blissful retreat from the fumes of the city and a place where you’ll be quite confused for a while as to where you are – England or Sri Lanka!

4. Beach Time! Mirissa

Mirissa Beach

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If a lovely, pristine beach is what your heart seeks to be alone with your spouse, then Mirissa is one of the most romantic places on earth! It’s the perfect beach for a lovely stroll holding hands and spending your time swimming and beach bumming. Enjoy the sight of dolphins and blue whales in the water from a waterborne safari. It’s just fun, fun and more fun at Mirissa all your trip long. Mirissa is one of the

romantic places to visit in Sri Lanka.

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5. Two Coastal Sisters – Uppuveli– Nilaveli

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Located near Triconmalee, these two coastal communities are charming, serene and beautiful. Head to Nilaveli for some exclusive beach time. The water is turquoise blue and the sands are sugar soft. It’s the perfect honeymoon haunt, so don’t miss a visit to this place.

6. A Tiny But Intimate Gateway – Ella

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This is a small but truly spectacular mountain village with cloudy settings, wonderful atmosphere and a terrific view of jungle canopies, tea plantations, and exquisite scenic landscapes. Immerse yourself in the ethereal beauty of Ella as you explore the region with your spouse.

7. A Divine Lagoon – Bentota

Bentota Sri Lanka

The Bentota River forms a mind-blowing lagoon at the point where it meets the sea. The lagoon is simply exciting and the beach created alongside is simply stunning, adorned as it is by palm fringes! Come here for a private romantic escapade with your honey.

8. Pigeon Island

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This is a lovely little island colonized by pigeons and named in their honor. Pigeon Island comprises of a larger island which is endowed with a lovely coral reef. There’s a smaller island that has some really wild rocky islets, and you can explore them. This smaller island’s dry zone contains the Pigeon Island, National Park. If you like birds, and pigeons especially, you’re all set for some great fun on this island. Also, you can drive off the coral reef to explore the magical Sri Lankan underwater world.

9. Fun Galore – Habarana


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If what you want in a honeymoon destination is fun, scenic beauty, intimacy, adventure, and romance, here it all comes to you in one package, in the form of Habarana, the perfect town for lovers. Here you can enjoy a cool jungle safari, travel through the villages in a bullock cart, just the two of you, jostling and laughing along the way. You can go kayaking in the sea here or take a hot air balloon ride to experience the views better.

10. Pristine Trincomalee Beach

Pristine Trincomalee Beach

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Are you looking for quiet beaches, where you can spend a few days of intimate togetherness with your darling? Trincomalee has the best beaches, quiet, undisturbed and pristine. Don’t drive fast here, because deer tend to stroll on the streets, unmindful of people. You can access the Uppuveli and Nilaveli beaches from here, which are perfect for lazing and sunbathing. Be sure to visit the hot springs of Kanniya for a refreshing dip. Trincomalee Beach is one of the most

romantic places in Sri Lanka.

11. Leopard Adventures – Yala National Park

Yala National Park

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If the two of you are wild at heart and love nature and wild animals, Yala National Park is just perfect for you. It’s the home of the Sri Lankan leopard; Yala has the densest population of leopards in the world. Yala is one of the most offbeat honeymoon destinations you can find in Sri Lanka. Enjoy the jungle nightlife, go on safari rides, enjoy the beaches or just simply take in the verdant landscapes. You can check out blog posts on Yala National Park’s exotic appeal to honeymooners. There are many who agree with us!

12. Treat for Nature Lovers – Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

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Sinharaja Rain Forest is rich in biodiversity, which is why it’s a World Heritage Site. If you’re an environmentalist, this is the perfect place for you to absorb the spectacular natural surroundings of the jungle. You can try your hand at bird watching; this region contains several exotic species, from aquatic to migratory birds. Go camping in the jungle and enjoy jungle adventures to your heart’s content. Sinharaja Forest Reserve is the best place to spend your

Sri Lanka honeymoon.


Sri Lanka is absolutely the perfect spot for honeymooners. If this exotic little island is accessible to where you stay, don’t miss out on spending your honeymoon here. There’s something for every kind of honeymooner here – adventure, romance, nature, wildlife and tons of fun.

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