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Written by Kajani Shivam on May 17, 2021 Share on

Top 10 Honeymoon Places in Sri Lanka – Start Your Romantic Journey In The Charming Sri Lanka!

The honeymoon holiday you take after your wedding is something really special which will create some long-lasting memories. In that case, have you ever dreamt about a perfect honeymoon destination? Well, looking for an all-in-one honeymoon destination to pour all your love to your soul mate? I must say, you have landed on the right page! Sri Lanka is one of the most charming island nations which is gifted with picturesque beaches, spicy dishes, temples, awe-inspiring spots, luxurious resorts, and what not! Sri Lanka has its own way of romanticism and is all ready to steal your heart with a single glance of yours. Let’s quickly have a look at the top 10 honeymoon places in Sri Lanka which will help you plan your dream come true honeymoon. It’s time to be romantic!

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Also Read: 5 Things To Do On A Honeymoon In Sri Lanka

Top 10 Honeymoon Places In Sri Lanka

Well, unsure if Sri Lanka is a good enough destination for your honeymoon. I am sure the below listed top 10 honeymoon places in Sri Lanka will make you say a huge, “YESS”.

  • Nuwara Eliya
  • Bentota
  • Trincomalee
  • Pigeon Island
  • Negombo
  • Mirissa
  • Ella
  • Kandy
  • Sigiriya
  • Yala National Park

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1. Nuwara Eliya

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The first one to take place in the top 10 honeymoon places in Sri Lanka is Nuwara Eliya. A honeymoon without a visit to this gorgeous place is impossible. With a multitude of heart-melting attractions ranging from the tea estates to waterfalls, Nuwara Eliya is a gift to Sri Lanka from mother nature. Moreover, the romantic weather with the eye-catching greenery views will make you feel as if you have entered into a new land. Well, no wonder it is called as the Little England.

Must-Visit Attractions –

Some of the must-visit attractions in Nuwara Eliya are Victoria Park, Pedro Tea Estate, Strawberry Fields, and Thotupola Kanda.

Also Read: 9 Best Places to Visit in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka in 2021

2. Bentota

Water sport in Bentota
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If you are looking for some fun-filled water sports activities and for a romantic walk beside the beach, Bentota is the one for you. The breathtaking palm-fringed beaches, unbelievably stunning romantic spots, and luxurious resorts will guarantee you a beautiful romantic experience. In addition, if you are a couple of adventure and dreamy walks, make sure to have this place in your Sri Lanka honeymoon itinerary.

Must-Visit Attractions –

Some of the must-visit attractions in Bentota are Bentota Beach, Cinnamon Island, Galle Dutch Fort, and Bentota Turtle Hatchery.

Also Read: 10 Things to Do in Bentota, Sri Lanka in 2021

3. Trincomalee

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This charming town has a beautiful history wrapped with colorful temples which are perfect for the newlyweds to seek blessings and start their new journey of life. Apart from colorful temples, Trincomalee also has a lot of beautiful beaches with the most celebrated views. In addition, once the sunsets, be prepared to enjoy the nightlife in Trincomalee which is very famous. Exciting, huh?

Must-Visit Attractions –

Some of the must-visit attractions in Trincomalee are Pigeon Island National Park, Koneswaram Temple, Uppuveli & Nilaveli Beaches, and Pathirakali Amman Temple.

4. Pigeon Island

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Pigeons have always been one of the most loved birds for couples since their early days, right? Imagine taking your loved one to an island full of pigeons! Dreamy, isn’t it? Pigeon Island is colonized by pigeons and you will find many other birds apart from the pigeons in the famous Pigeon Island National Park. Also, this national park houses some of the best coral reefs in the entire country of Sri Lanka. This place also offers activities such as diving, snorkeling, and safari.

Must-Visit Attractions –

Some of the must-visit attractions in the Pigeon Island are Fort Fredrick, Nilaveli Beach, and Koneswaram Temple.

5. Negombo

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The fifth one to enter the top 10 honeymoon places in Sri Lanka is Negombo. Negombo is one of the easily accessible tourist destinations in Sri Lanka as it is close to the airport which also makes it one of the most famous places to visit. The sandy beaches, sparkling blue water with a romantic touch will add that much-needed spark to your honeymoon vacation.

Must-Visit Attractions –

Some of the must-visit attractions in Negombo are Negombo Lagoon, St. Marys Church, Dutch Clock Tower, and Fishing Village.

Also Read: 10 Best Villas In Negombo


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6. Mirissa

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Mirissa was an old beach town that has gained a lot of popularity in recent days because of its trending watersport activities. As soon as you enter this place, the coconut trees, breathtaking sunrise & sunsets, candlelight dinner arrangements, classic cocktails, lip-smacking dishes, lovely resorts, and of course the watersports will make it colorful to you! Well, Mirissa sounds mesmerizing, right? What more could a honeymoon couple ask for that Mirissa!

Must-Visit Attractions –

Some of the must-visit attractions in Mirissa are Mirissa Beach, Parrot Rock Bridge, Jungle Playground Mirissa, and Secret Beach.

Also Read: Top Things To Do In Mirissa Sri Lanka in 2021

7. Ella

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Ella is a serene intimate place in Sri Lanka which is a must-visit for couples. Make sure to take the train ride over here which is one of the super romantic experiences in Ella. The fresh wind, dense forest, fantastic views of the tea garden, valleys, and the cloudy sky will surely bring in the Romeo and Juliet hidden inside you! Never miss adding Ella to your honeymoon itinerary for an, “into the woods” romance!

Must-Visit Attractions –

Some of the must-visit attractions in Ella are Ravana Falls, Ella Rock, Ceylon Tea Factory, Nine Arches Bridge, Little Adam’s Peak, and Ella Spice Garden.

8. Kandy

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If you are a couple who are interested in culture, a visit to Kandy will surely not disappoint you. Also, Kandy is the last royal capital of Sri Lanka which houses some of the traditional places. Get to know more about the history of this beautiful island country by taking your love!

Must-Visit Attractions –

Some of the must-visit attractions in Kandy are Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage, The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue, and St. Anthony’s Church.

Also Read: Trekking in Kandy – Time for some adventure with nature.

9. Sigiriya

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Best views make the romantic moments perfect, right? Sigiriya is one such place in Sri Lanka that bags the best views. In addition, this place is known for its famous Royal palace and fortress which stands on the top of the rock. Even the ancient ruins are pretty enough to attract every traveler.

Must-Visit Attractions –

Some of the must-visit attractions in Sigiriya are Sigiriya Rock, Royal Gardens, Sigiriya Museum, and Dambulla Cave Temple.

Also Read: Real game of thrones—Sigiriya, the eighth wonder of the world

10. Yala National Park

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And yes, the final one to enter the list of the top 10 honeymoon places in Sri Lanka is Yala National Park. If you are a couple who loves wildlife, a visit to the Yala National Park goes without saying. Get into some wild romance by having a look into the leopards, experiencing jungle nightlife, and safari rides.

Must-Visit Attractions –

Some of the must-visit attractions in the Yala National Park are Buduruwagala, Okanda Devalaya, and Kebiliththa – Siyambalawa Devalaya.

Also Read: Going to Sri Lanka ? Here are 10 must do things when you are there


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Aren’t those some of the top 10 honeymoon places in Sri Lanka? Well, they truly are, isn’t it? Also, I can feel every bit of your heart waiting to plan your honeymoon in Sri Lanka for a magical experience. Without any further delays, reach out to the Pickyourtrail website and have a look at the travel packages to Sri Lanka. In addition, you can also drop us a text on Whatsapp and our Super Ninja travel experts are at your service.

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