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Best Honeymoon Places in Sri Lanka will be the best topic for you when you think about your honeymoon vacation with an unforgettable experience. Do you want to visit Sri Lanka to stay your honeymoon? Well, then you can check out the Sri Lankan tourist places with your loved ones. The picturesque location, weather conditions, beaches, hospitality will make your honeymoon very comfortable. So, let’s run through the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is one of the best honeymoon destinations offering a wide range of places to visit. Whether it is romantic strolls on the beach or adventurous hikes in the mountains, there is everything for couples of all kinds. Here are some of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka, where one can enjoy a lovely time.

Also Read: 10 Best Places to visit in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Tourist Map

Sri Lanka Tourist Map

Best Time to Visit Sri Lanka for Honeymoon

The best time to visit your honeymoon depends upon what you want to do in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has a dramatic climate with two monsoons. The best time to visit Sri Lanka is from January to April and mid-July to September.

The beach honeymoon is perfect when you plan your Sri Lankan tour first half of the year or the second. The West coast is fantastic between November and April and, the East coast is ideal from May to October.

Best Honeymoon Places in Sri Lanka

The following list of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka will answer all your questions.

Best Honeymoon Places in Sri Lanka

01. Bentota

Bentota is one of the most beautiful destinations for couples. In here, you can see the lagoon, where the Bentota Ganga and the sea merged. It will be a perfect place for you to stay with your honey. The breathtakingly beautiful palm-fringed beaches make a romantic escapade.

Bentota

Other than this, Specially, Bentota is a perfect place for nature and adventure honeymooners. During your honeymoon, you can do snorkeling, sailing, diving, or canoeing with your lovely partner.  Also, there are plenty of places to visit close to Bentota.  Bentota is the most incredible place and one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka for couples.

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Best Time to Visit Bentota: November to April

How to Reach Bentota: You can reach Bentota by bus from Galle and Colombo to Bentota.

Bentota Hotels

  • Taj Bentota
  • Bentota Beach Hotel
  • Sri Lancashire Guest House
  • La Perla Bentota
  • The Pleasure Kosgoda

Things to Do at Bentota: 

  • Rekawa Lagoon Canoeing
  • Play with sea turtles and tortoise
  • Surfing and scuba diving
  • Water sports like surfing

Tourist Attractions Close to Bentota:

Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project

Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project - Sea Turtle

Here you can gather lots of information about Sri Lanka’s Sea turtle conservation project. It situates in Kosgoda, Sri Lanka.

Kande Vihara

Kande Vihara

Kande Vihara is an archaeological site locates in Kalutara District, Sri Lanka. It builds on top of a hill near Aluthgama town.

Brief Garden

Brief Garden

Brief Garden is home to the landscape design practice, Brief Garden designs, designed by landscape architect and owner Bevis Bawa.

Bentota Beach (Ventura Beach)

 Bentota is the perfect place for your honeymoon vacation with tropical blue shimmering waters. You can easily reach there from Bandaranaike International Airport to Bentota via Southern expressway.

Bentota Beach

Cinnamon Island

We suggest you take a fun boat ride to Cinnamon Island with your honey during your honeymoon.

02. Mirissa

Mirissa is a tropical paradise and one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka. This crescent-shaped beach affords the calm environment for the newlyweds often seek.  It is the perfect beach for lovers for a stroll holding hands and spending time swimming and beach bumming. You will stay happy hours for a part of the day and candle-lit sea-food dinners once the sunsets. Mirissa is a travelers’ paradise.  So, it is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka.

Mirissa Beach

Mirissa dotes with palm trees, blue waters, and colorful boats adorning the shores. The picturesque view, like most beautiful sunrise and sunsets, make you surprise the visitors. It is nice to see the sky with pink, orange, and purple as the sun sets behind the mountain and palm-fringed horizon.

Mirissa has a beautiful view along with million things to do. It is the most popular surfing, whale and dolphin watching, Snorkeling, and Bodyboarding destination. You can surprise your love with a romantic date on the beach because no one is around.

Mirissa Beach

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Best Time to Visit Mirissa: November to April

How to Reach Mirissa: You can catch a train to Matara from Colombo and then hire a tuk-tuk to Mirissa. If not, take any southbound bus from Colombo and get off at Mirissa.

Mirissa Hotels:

  • Bon Accord Mirissa
  • Paradise Beach Club
  • Glamour Hotel Mirissa
  • Mandara Resort Mirissa
  • Sea World

Things To Do at Mirissa: 

  • Water Sports like surfing and snorkeling
  • Diving
  • Boat Safari
  • Dolphin and Whale watching

Tourist Attractions Close to Mirissa:

Mirissa Beach

Mirissa beach is a beautiful beach with pretty decent waves, sand, king coconut on every corner, and sunny weather. It will be a great place when you visit a morning with your lover.

Parrot Rock Bridge

Parrot Rock Bridge

The Parrot Rock Climbing will be an unforgettable experience for your honeymoon. It is a very calm place and will provide a nice view of the Mirissa area.

Whales Watching

Whales and Dolphins  Watching- Mirissa

Mirissa is the best honeymoon place in Sri Lanka for watching whales and dolphins from November to April.

Secret Beach, Mirissa

The secret beach is a beautiful and relaxing place away from the hustle and bustle of the main beach area.

Galle Fort

Galle Fort Lighthouse

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03. Tangalle

Tangalle is a unique tourist destination for lovebirds. Also, Tangalle is one of the best honeymoon places with the best honeymoon hotels in Sri Lanka. On the Tangalle west, you can find the idyllic coves and bays. On the east, there are beautiful mangrove-lined lagoons. You can play on the smooth sandy Tangalle Beach with your honey. The beautiful crystal blue ocean makes you feel more romantic.

Tangalle Beach

During your Tangalle honeymoon tour, you will have a chance to watch giant turtles coming ashore at night on the Rekawa and Kahandamodara beaches to lay eggs. Tangalle is also an ideal spot for fishing, swimming and, diving. You can enjoy yourself with your honey. It will be a memorable experience of visiting Tangalle to stay your honeymoon vacation. Tangalle is one of the best honeymoon places to visit in Sri Lanka.

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Best Time to Visit Tangalle: November to April

How to Reach Tangalle: Dickwella airport is the nearest airport to Tangalle. Also, there is good rail connectivity.

Tangalle Hotels:

  • Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort
  • Lagoon Paradise Beach Resort
  • Villa Tangalle Lagoon
  • Lankavatara Ocean Retreat & Spa
  • Turtle Bay

Things To Do at Tangalle

  • Surfing
  • Whale Watching
  • Turtle Watching

Tourist Attractions close to Tangalle

Tangalle Beach

Tangalle Beach

The sandy beach and the constant crash of waves make the Tangalle beach more popular with tourists. You can take a break by sun-worshipping and wandering the beach holding hand with your lover. Also, you can see the sea turtles, who are visiting the shore to lay eggs.

Rekawa Beach

Rekawa Beach

Turtles watching is a must-do activity at Rekawa Beach. From April to September, you can visit Rekawa beach at night see the turtles who ashore to lay their eggs. It will be an unforgettable experience for you during your honeymoon vacation. So, Rekawa is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka.

Silent Beach

Silent Beach

Silent Beach is a semi-private beach and small, calm secret beach in Sri Lanka. This beach lies at a distance of 100m from the Amanwella resort. So, it is one of the best places to spend your honeymoon.

Hiriketiya Beach

Hiriketiya Beach is one of the Southern beaches. It brings restaurants and hotels and more things to do besides swim.

Bundala National Park

Bundala National Park

Bundala National Park is the best place to watch the migratory waterbirds in Sri Lanka. The national park is situated 245 km southeast of Colombo.

04. Trincomalee

Trincomalee is best fit the honeymooners, who are looking for quiet beaches for their honeymoon. The most striking sight is the group of deer in this area. Trincomalee beach is an ideal place for a hand-in-hand walk along the beach while looking at the with your honey. So, it is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka.

Trincomalee

In addition to that, you can visit the pigeon island, white sandy beach, rock pigeon breeding ground, and even shark sightings during your honeymoon tour. Also, you can visit to see the hot springs of Kanniya with your lover too. If you are lucky to visit Trincomalee between March and August, you will get an opportunity to enjoy whale watching.  Trincomalee is full of happiness for your tour. So, Trincomalee is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka with romantic experiences.

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Best Time to Visit Trincomalee: May to October

How to Reach Trincomalee: You can easily catch a train from Colombo Fort Station to Trincomalee. There are trains five times a day. It will take around 3 to 4 hours to reach Trincomalee. Also, regular buses and flights are running from Colombo.

Trincomalee Hotels

  • Trinco Blu by Cinnamon
  • Amaranthe Bay Resort & Spa
  • JKAB Beach Resort Opens in new window
  •  Uga Jungle Beach 
  • Bluewater Beach Resort 

Things to Do at Trincomalee

  • Whale watching
  • Sightseeing
  • snorkeling

Tourist Attractions close to Trincomalee

Pigeon Island National Park

Pigeon Island National Park

Pigeon Island National Park is one of the two marine national parks of Sri Lanka. You can see some of the best remaining coral reefs of Sri Lanka.

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Koneswaram Temple

Koneswaram Temple

Koneswaram temple is one of the closest points, which you can reach about a 40-minute drive from the Pigeon Island National Park. You can see an ancient Hindu temple locates at the top of the hill. This place is a calm spot to take a rest during your journey. In the evening, you can enjoy the breeze and take a great view of the Indian Ocean.

Kinniya Hot Springs Well

You can see that there are seven hot water wells with a slightly different temperature. This place will be an ideal place for a bath.

Marble Beach

Marble Beach

Marble Beach is a beautiful and clean beach, where you can relax and swim with your partner. Marble beach is also famous for snorkeling.

Swami Rock

Swami Rock

Swami Rock is a sacred ground which you can visit during your Trincomalee tour.

05. Ella

If you and your partner are not interested in the beach area, you can look at Cool Ella place to spend your honeymoon vacation. Ella is a small but spectacular Sri Lankan Mountain village and one of the best places to visit in Sri Lanka for a honeymoon. It is the best honeymoon destination in Sri Lanka for nature lovers. Make sure to travel by train to this attractive place with your sweetheart.

Ella, Sri Lanka

There are breathtaking views, like acres of tea plantations, a perfect atmosphere, cloud covers, jungle canopies, and exquisite scenic landscapes. During your honeymoon tour, you can climb the Ella rock through the Ella Gap. It will be a lovely movement to walk holding hands with your partner through tea plantations to Little Adams peak. You can take memorable photographs of this beautiful area with amazing views. Ella has to be one of the most romantic and best honeymoon destinations in Sri Lanka.

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Best Time to Visit Ella: All year-round, April is the best time to visit Ella.

How to Reach Ella: You can catch the Kandy to Ella train to enjoy picturesque locations with your lover. There is 4 hours train journey from Kandy. When you are coming from Colombo, you can choose the train journey. It will take approximately 8 hours.

Ella Hotels:

  • Will Guest Homestay 
  • Lavendra Paradise 
  • Blooming Rose Ella 
  • Rest Full Homestay 
  • The Chillout Ella 

Things to Do at Ella

  • Ella Rock Hiking
  • Little Adams Peak Hiking
  • Cycling
  • A visit to the tea plantations
  • A visit to Nine Arch Bridge

Tourist Attractions close to Ella

Lipton’s Seat

Lipton’s Seat

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Little Adam’s Peak

You can hike Little Adam’s Peak to watch the view over the surrounding area with your lover.

Nine Arches Bridge

Nine Arches Bridge

The Nine Arches Bridge is one of the picturesque locations of Sri Lanka, which you can visit during your honeymoon tour.  It is 30m high and located between Ella and Damodara Station.

Diyaluma Falls

Diyaluma fall is situated 6 km away from Koslanda on the Colombo-Badulla highway.

Ravana Falls

Ravana Falls

Ravana falls locate approximately 6 km away from Ella town. When you plan your tour during the wet season, the waterfall turns to show its beauty. But in the dry season, it is different. It is a part of the Ravana falls Wildlife Sanctuary. It locates 6 km away from the Ella railway station.

06. Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya is this lovely city and the best honeymoon location in Sri Lanka. Newlyweds will be a great honeymoon vacation with many romantic and picturesque views, green slopes, misty mountains, tea plantations, a cool climate, and red brick houses at Nuwara Eliya.

Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya is a perfect place for honeymooners, with more romantic experiences. If you plan to stay at Nuwara Eliya, do not miss staying at the Grand Hotel with a unique experience. Also, you can hike mountains, visit waterfalls, tea plantations, gardens, and lakes with your partner. Do not forget to walk into the rolling green tea plantations. It will make you feel more intimate with each other. The honeymoon tour to Nuwara Eliya will be the most memorable experience of your whole trip. So, Nuwara Eliya is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka.

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Best Time to Visit Nuwara Eliya: December to April

How to Reach Nuwara Eliya:  You could take a direct train from Colombo to Nuwara Eliya that takes about 4 hours to reach.

Nuwara Eliya Hotels

  • La Grande Villa
  • Nuwara Eliya Hills Rest 
  • House of Leisure 
  • Villa Tea Fields 
  • Heritance Tea Factory 

Things to Do at Nuwara Eliya

  • Boat Ride
  • Golf Playing
  • Hiking & Bird Watching
  • Visit Lovers Leap Fall and Lakshapana Falls
  • Pony rides

Tourist Attractions close to Nuwara Eliya

Victoria Park

Victoria Park

You can relax at Victoria Park. It locates next to the Nuwara Eliya Post Office. You can find several rare bird species in this park. Victoria Park is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka.

Haggala Botanical Garden

Haggala Botanical Garden

During your honeymoon tour, you can visit the second largest garden in Sri Lanka. You can easily find this garden on the Nuwara Eliya-Badulla main road, 16 km from Nuwara Eliya.

Gregory Lake

Gregory Lake

You can visit beautiful Gregory Lake and Gregory Park for relaxation. You can have a swan boat ride with your lover.

St. Clair’s Falls

St. Clair’s Falls

St. Clair’s Falls or the Little Niagara situates 3 km west of the Talawakele town on the Hatton-Talawakele Highway. It is also one of the picturesque and best honeymoon locations in Sri Lanka.

Moon Plains (Sandathenna)

Moon plains provide a different kind of experience to you with a panoramic view of mountains in Sri Lanka. The mini–Worlds End is the main attraction.

07. Yala National Park

The Yala National Park is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka for couples who love nature, wildlife, and adventurous wild romance. It is a land of leopards and an ecosystem consisting of forests, grasslands, wetlands, and beaches. I am sure that this place will add charm to your new beginnings.

Yala National Park

As a lovely couple, you can stay at Yala and experience the jungle nightlife. Also, you can go for Yala safari rides with your honey. You can go on safari by using a safari cab to see leopards, elephants, Macaque monkeys, spotted dears, crocodiles, monitors, sloth bears, wild boars, and more animals like birds. After your safari, beach walks will be a romantic experience for you. Yala is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka.

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Best Time to Visit Yala National Park: February to July

How to Reach Yala National Park: You could take a domestic flight to Hambantota.  Then you can use a safari cab for Yala safari.

Yala Hotels

  • Livinya Holiday Resort 
  • Cinnamon Wild Yala 
  •  Avonil Resort Yala
  • Yala Yin Yang
  • Safari Lodge Yala 

Things to Do at Yala National Park

  • Safari Camping
  • Yala Safari
  • Fishing
  • Bird Watching

Tourist Attractions close to Yala National Park

Kataragama

Kataragama is one of the sacred places, which you can visit during your honeymoon tour.

Kataragama

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Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara

Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara

As a visitor, you can’t ignore a visit to the ancient Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara in Tissamaharama. It is one of the four ancient Buddhist monasteries in Sri Lanka.

Sithulpawwa Rock Temple

Sithulpawwa Rock Temple

The Sithulpawwa Rock Temple is an ancient Buddhist monastery that is always full of pilgrims. You can explore the paintings depicting the Anuradhapura era at Sithulpawwa Rock Temple during your tour.

Lunugamvehera National Park

Lunugamvehera National Park

Lunugamvehera National Park is a great location to explore flora and fauna, especially elephants. You can see Eucalyptus, Pallu, Weera, Teak, and the dense evergreen forestry. This sanctuary is home to many wildlife species like wildlife animals, as well as birds. However, this is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka to visit with your lover.

Kirinda Beach

Kirinda Beach

It will be an unforgettable experience for you, by holding hands with your lover and watch the sun in the evening. Kirinda beach is a perfect place for honeymooners. It is a starting point for wildlife safaris and beach holidays in the Yala journey. You can easily find the hotels and guesthouses in Kirinda.

08. Kandy

Kandy is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka for honeymoon travelers. In the hill country, there is no better place than Kandy. You can enjoy great weather throughout the year at Kandy. During the Kandy festival between July and August, you can get the best understanding of Sri Lankan culture. Besides that, there are many other top things to do in Kandy altogether different experiences.

Kandy View Point

As a lovely couple, you can visit the Temple of the Tooth. In there, you will have a chance to get into the National Museum Kandy. You can hike up the Hanthana mountain range, Ambuluwawa biodiversity complex. Also, you can watch traditional Kandyan dancing at the Kandyan Cultural Centre. It is truly one of the most beautiful and best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka.

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Best Time to Visit Kandy: December to April and July to August

How to Reach Kandy:  You can easily catch the bus from Colombo to Kandy. It will take about 3-4 hours to reach Kandy. If not, you can take the train ride from Kandy to Ella. It is one of the most picturesque and unforgettable experiences for you.

Kandy Hotels

  • Mount Blue Kandy
  • Amaya Hills
  • Kandy View Hotel
  • Kandy Riverside Villa
  • Queen’s Hotel

Things to Do at Kandy

  • Exploring Sri Lankan culture
  • Attain blessings by visiting the temples
  • Explore the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Walk around the Kandy Lake
  • Hiking Hanthana

Tourist Attractions close to Kandy

Temple of Tooth at Kandy (Sri Dalada Maligawa)

During your Kandy honeymoon tour, do not forget to visit the World Heritage Site called the temple of the tooth to get blessings for your new life. Temple of Tooth is a popular tourist attraction in Sri Lanka with artifacts. It locates at Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy. You can easily find this place left to the city. You can study the Sinhalese culture, especially if you visit there during the Esala Perahera festival in the summer (August).

Temple of Tooth at Kandy (Sri Dalada Maligawa)

Also, you can visit the National Museum of Kandy. It locates next to the Temple of the Tooth. You can see that there are over 5,000 artifacts consist of weapons, jewelry, tools, and other artifacts from the Kandyan era.

Kandy Lake

It will be a great experience by holding hands and walk around Kandy Lake with your lover. It is an artificial lake next to the Temple of the Tooth. There is a boat service available here. You can take a cooling experience.

Peradeniya Botanical Garden

Peradeniya Botanical Garden

Peradeniya Botanical Garden is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka with your lover.

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Kandy View Point

Kandy View Point is a place to capture the picturesque view of the Kandy city, situates Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy. You can easily find the best hotels close to Kandy.

Queen’s Hotel

Queen’s Hotel

Queen’s Hotel is one of the best hotels in Kandy to stay a perfect night with your honey. It is an iconic English Empire interior and situates right in the Centre of the city.

09. Sigiriya

When you plan your honeymoon tour to Sri Lanka, you must have heard the name of Sigiriya, which is one of the best romantic places in Sri Lanka. Most of the travelers visit there due to the famous Lion’s Rock or Sigiriya Rock.

Sigiriya

You can hike Sigiriya rock by holding your lover’s hand. Don’t forget to add this impeccable place to your list of honeymoon destinations in Sri Lanka.

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Best Time to Visit Sigiriya: January to April

How to Reach Sigiriya: The best option is to get to Sigiriya by bus from Colombo to Dambulla, and then another bus to Sigiriya or a train to Habarana. Then, you can hire a taxi to reach Sigiriya.

Sigiriya Hotels

  • Heritance Kandalama
  • Amaya Lake Dambulla
  • Hotel Sigiriya
  • Nelu Villa Sigiriya
  • The Nature Park Villa

Things to Do at Sigiriya

  • Climbing Sigiriya Rock
  • Safari in National Parks
  • Cycling
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • Bird Watching

Tourist Attractions close to Sigiriya

Pidurangala

Pidurangala

Pidurangala is a prominent rock situated about 1km north of the Sigiriya. It offers beautiful views of Sigiriya. It will be a picturesque location for you to catch photographs with your lover. To reach the top of Pidurangala rock, you should have to hike up approximately 20 minutes. The sunrise is also beautiful to this place. Sigiriya is one of the best honeymoon places to visit in Sri Lanka during your honeymoon tour.

Sigiriya Archeological Museum

Sigiriya Archeological Museum

You can see an impressive collection of exhibits that belong to various periods in history at the Sigiriya Museum, which is at the base of the Sigiriya Rock Fortress.

Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla Cave Temple is one of the top tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. It is the largest temple complex in Sri Lanka. You will find statues and paintings that date back to the 12th Century AD during your journey. Do not miss the view from the top of Dambulla rock with your honey.

 Kandalama

Kandalama is a small village locates 13km is a short distance away from Sigiriya. We suggest Kandalama to your honeymoon tour list as the top romantic destination because of the hot air balloon site by the lake. You can watch the sunset with champagne and spectacular views also.

Heritance Kandalama

You will have a great honeymoon experience at a unique luxury hotel – Kandalama Hotel, a part of Sir Geoffrey Bawa’s Project.

Habarana

Habarana is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka for lovers with fun, scenic beauty, adventure, and romance. Here you can enjoy a journey through the villages in a bullock cart, take a hot air balloon ride, and jungle safari. It will be the best time to visit there from May to October.

10. Pigeon Island

Pigeon Island National Park is near the Nilaveli Beach in Sri Lanka. It is one of the best honeymoon places to visit in Sri Lanka, where you can spot several birds and enjoy some time in nature.

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Best Time to Visit Pigeon Island: November to April

How to Reach Pigeon Island: The best way to reach this island is by taking a flight to Nilaveli Airport. Then you can hire a cab to reach Pigeon Island.

Pigeon Island Hotels

  • Nilaveli Beach Resort
  • Pigeon Island Resort
  • Nilaveli Beach Hotel
  • Amaranthe Bay Resort
  • Trinco Blu By Cinnamon

Things to Do at Pigeon Island

  • Explore the Pigeon Island national park
  • Admire the beauty of the coral reefs
  • Snorkeling and Diving
  • Boating
  • Dolphin & Whale Watch Safari, and hiking

Tourist Attractions close to Pigeon Island

Trincomalee

Trincomalee is a paradise for snorkelers. You can visit Pigeon Island through Trincomalee.

Uppuveli Beach

Uppuveli Beach

Uppuveli beach is amongst the best beaches in Sri Lanka with its natural beauty and relaxation. During your tour, you can hire a rickshaw and ride across the beautiful village to explore the natural beauty.

Fort Frederick

Fort Frederick

You can see the breathtaking sunsets and sweeping views of Trincomalee bay and town with your lover.  

Koneswaram Temple

Koneswaram temple is one of the closest points, which you can reach about a 40-minute drive from the Pigeon Island National Park.

11. Sinharaja Forest

Sinharaja forest is one of the very few virgin rainforests in the world. It is one of the best honeymoon places in Sri Lanka for environmentalists at heart. The unique fauna and flora make it one of the hotspots in the world.

Sinharaja Forest

Also, you can spend some time in an isolated area with your lover. You could even have a camping experience. So, the Sinharaja Forest visit will offer you unforgettable memories of your romantic holidays in Sri Lanka.

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Best Time to Visit Sinharaja Forest: January to early April and August to September

How to Reach Sinharaja Forest: You can catch a bus from Kalawana to Kudawa. From here, you will have a small hike to the entrance to the park.

Sinharaja Forest Hotels

  • Sinharaja Forest Edge
  • Sinharaja Forest Gate
  • Rainforest Mount Lodge
  • The Rainforest Ecolodge
  • Lavenro Hotel & Resort

Things to Do at Sinharaja Forest

  • Sightseeing
  • Trekking
  • Jungle walks
  • Birdwatching
  • camping experience

Tourist Attractions close to Sinharaja Forest

Polhena Beach

olhena Beach

Polhena Beach is the place for snorkeling and watching blue whales with your honey. To reach Polhena Beach, you would have to take a bus towards Matara.

Koggala

Koggala

Koggala is less crowded and an ideal location for snorkeling.

Weligama Beach

Weligama Beach

Weligama beach is one of the best beaches near Sinharaja Forest Reserve if you want to spend some quiet time. It is an ideal place for surfing beginners. You can click nice pictures of a stick fisherman. Taprobane Island is one of the most important places at Weligama.

Ratnapura

Ratnapura Gem

Ratnapura is an ideal place to buy an unforgettable gift, like tonnes of jewelers to your lover during your honeymoon vacation.

Mirissa

Mirissa has a beautiful view along with million things to do. It is the most popular surfing, whale and dolphin watching, Snorkeling, and Bodyboarding destination. You can surprise your love with a romantic date on the beach because no one is around.

12. Galle

You can spend one or two romantic days exploring Dutch-colonial buildings, walk the streets on beaches.  It is the perfect little romantic destination to visit with your loved one. Do not forget to take photos as well as walking with your partner.

Galle

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Best Time to Visit Galle: October to April

How to Reach Galle: Highway A2 provides road links to Galle from Colombo. The distance is 113 km. Since 2012 an expressway has linked Galle to Colombo. Also, the rail links are available to Colombo and Matara.

Galle Hotels

  • Jetwing Lighthouse
  • The Fortress Resort & Spa
  • Le Grand Galle by Asia Leisure
  • Weligama Bay Resort
  • Amari Galle

Things to Do at Galle

  • Walk along the Galle Fort Walls for Panoramic Views
  • Wander through the Galle Fort Interior
  • Learn about the Fort History
  • Funny Shopping Experience
  • Watch a Cricket Match at Galle Fort Ground

Tourist Attractions close to Galle

Galle Fort

Galle Fort is one of the best places to visit in Sri Lanka during your Galle tour.

Galle Fort

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Galle Fort Beach

Galle Fort Beach

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