Honeymoon in Sri Lanka

Honeymoon in Sri Lanka

Looking for a way to relax and unwind after the pressures of wedding planning? A honeymoon in Sri Lanka offers couples an opportunity to loosen up by lounging beside many of the exotic coastal beaches,…

Looking for a way to relax and unwind after the pressures of wedding planning? A honeymoon in Sri Lanka offers couples an opportunity to loosen up by lounging beside many of the exotic coastal beaches, cuddling with a cup of tea amidst breathtaking views of the highlands, add spice to your holiday by exploring World Heritage Sites, hiking through tea plantations, and enjoying adventurous wildlife experiences all together to make up a memorable honeymoon tour. In addition to that, this little island filled with magic also offers an amazing selection of boutique hotels and luxury accommodation to pamper the happy couple! There you have all the reasons to choose Sri Lanka for your romantic getaway and fall in love all over again while enjoying the endless privileges that Sri Lanka offers for a perfect honeymoon vacation!
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Day 1 & 2 Colombo
Our representatives will meet you at the Bandaranaike International Airport and drive you to the capital city of Colombo. There you will check in to Paradise Road Tintagel for your first night of the honeymoon tour in Sri Lanka.

The next day you can shop, relax and take a city tour of Colombo to catch glimpses of the city. Your next night will be at the same hotel in Colombo.

air plane at air port
Negombo beach in Sri lanka
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On day three, you will be driven to the town of Tirapanne and on the way, you will be making a stop at the Ancient City of Yapahuwa, where you will get the chance to explore the unique and wonderful ruins standing for more than a thousand years. Your night stay will be at Ulagalla Resort in Tirapanne.

The following morning you will be exploring the Ancient City of Anuradhapura. After the exploration, you will be taken to the jaw dropping temple of Mihintale. Upon completion, you will be driven back to Ulagalla Resort for your night stay.

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Upon checking out from the hotel on day five, you will be taken to visit the “Lion’s Rock” in Sigiriya and the Cave Temple in Dambulla. Your next stop will be in Kandy where you will check in to Kandy House for the night.

We have left day six free for you to relax at the hotel with your loved one. Your night stay will be at Kandy House.

Rangiri Dambulla Cave Temple
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Nuwara Eliya

The next morning you will be taken to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy where you will obtain blessings from the Monks. A city tour of Kandy is lined up next, after which you will head towards the breathtaking town of Nuwara Eliya. After a stop at the Ramboda Water Falls, you will check in to Heritance Tea Factory for the night.

Day eight is another day of relaxation on your Sri Lanka honeymoon at the luxury cosy hotel we have selected for your accommodation.

Kandy Temple of Tooth Relic
Ramboda Falls


Nuwara Eliya is also known as “Little England”. On day nine we will show you around Little England and then board you onto a train to the town of Ella. You get to enjoy this scenic train ride and then we will drive you to 98 Acres Resort and Spa for your overnight stay.

Nuwara Eliaya Praks
Ninearch bridge


On day ten, you will explore the “Little Adams Peak” as well as the Rawana Water Falls before departing to the city of Yala. You will be taken on a Jeep Safari in Yala and will sleep over at the Leopard Trails luxurious camping site.

Little Adams Peak
Yala national park
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The last two days of your honeymoon tour will be at The Fortress Resort and Spa in the coastal town of Koggala, where you can indulge in the beautiful beach and go into total relaxation mode at the hotel with your beloved partner.

Koggala Folk Museum Sri Lanka
Koggala Folk Museum Sri Lanka (1)
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After exploring the Galle Dutch Fort on day thirteen, you will head back to Colombo. Your night stay will be at Paradise Road Tintagel in Colombo.

Day fourteen will bring you to the end of this luxurious tour in Colombo with Blue Lanka Tours. You are free to further explore the city of Colombo if you have enough time to spare before your flight departure time. We hope this romantic itinerary was appealing to you.

Yala national park safari
Gangarama Temple Sri lanka
What entails a Honeymoon in Sri Lanka?
A honeymoon with Blue Lanka Tours means that our team of friendly travel consultants will do everything for you from planning the trip to picking you up at the airport, driving you around in a private, comfortable and luxury vehicle to all the honeymoon destinations across the country and then dropping you back at the airport to head towards home. Accommodation options for the Sri Lanka honeymoon tour are offered to keep in mind the privacy and luxury surroundings available for guests to pamper themselves.
Is Sri Lanka a suitable honeymoon destination?
Sri Lanka is known as a popular honeymoon destination because of the many romantic natural landscapes, breathtaking views and luxury resorts that the tourism industry has to offer. There is something in store for every couple’s honeymoon, regardless of what they like; be it the beaches, hills, luxury, serenity, adventure or cultural extravaganza.
Is Sri Lanka an economical honeymoon destination?
Sri Lanka, overall is a very inexpensive holiday destination compared to most other countries in Asia. So whether you are on a budget honeymoon or looking for an ultra-luxurious Sri Lanka honeymoon, the country serves with open arms.
What are the most popular honeymoon locations in Sri Lanka?
  • Nuwara Eliya
  • Ella
  • Kandy
  • Yala
  • Passikuda
  • Mirissa
  • Bentota
  • Tangalle
  • Sigiriya
What is the best time of the year to plan a honeymoon in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka is a year round holiday destination, hence any time is holiday time in Sri Lanka. Although there are two monsoons that affect the country every year, the rains are regional. So if one coastal area is experiencing monsoons, the other coasts have ideal weather conditions for a holiday.

Does the rainy season affect planning a Sri Lanka honeymoon?
The Northeast monsoon in Sri Lanka affects the north and east coastlines during the months of October to February. At this time, it is best to visit the south west coast. From May to September is when the south west coast is hit with rains and the north and east regions are better for holiday-ing.

With that being said, rains in Sri Lanka are only for a short period of time. So even if one morning you wake up to a rainy day, high chances are that the sun will come out later that day or at least the next day. Hence your holiday, at any time of the year, in any part of the country, will not be sabotaged with rain.

What are some romantic activities a couple can enjoy on their honeymoon in Sri Lanka?
  • Candlelit dinner in a hill country or beach setting
  • Enjoy and indulge in a peaceful couples’ spa therapy
  • Relax on a private beachfront accessible from a luxurious
    holiday villa/room
  • A secluded lakeside camping adventure under the twinkling stars
  • A private luxury camping adventure amidst wildlife
  • Snuggle by a campfire in the chilly hills of Nuwara Eliya
  • A romantic boat ride on the scenic Lake Gregory – Nuwara Eliya
  • Moonlight walk on the shores of Tangalle, accompanied by Turtles
  • Hand-in-hand walk on quieter beach stretches in Nilaveli and
  • Walk through scenic tea plantations in the hill country
  • Nature trail through Horton Plains National Park to World’s End
  • Stunning sunset views on the southern coast
  • Colorful sunrise views on the east coast
  • A breathtaking train ride through hills, tea plantations, clouds
    and mist (Nanu-Oya to Ella)
What are some fun/adventurous things to do on a honeymoon in Sri Lanka?
  • Water sports on the southern coast: sea planes, banana ride, jet
    ski, snorkeling, kitesurfing
  • White water rafting in Kitulgala
  • Waterfall bathing in Ella
  • Rock Climbing in Ella (Little Adams Peak) and/or Sigiriya
    (Lion’s Rock)
  • Tea Plucking in Nuwara Eliya
  • Jeep Safari at Yala National Park
  • Whale and dolphin watching in Mirissa
  • Elephant interaction at Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
  • Hot Air Balloon ride over the cultural triangle in Sri Lanka
  • Bird watching and jungle adventure at the Sinharaja Forest
  • Partying at Casinos and Nightclubs in Colombo
What you should not miss during your Sri Lanka honeymoon?
  • Visit some local bakeries and street food joints for authentic Lankan Cuisine (Kottu rotti, string hoppers, hoppers, rice and curry)
  • Explore village life during your stop at Sigiriya and/or Dambulla – local folk are more than welcoming to serve you
    Stopover in Colombo for a city tour to explore ancient architecture, temples, markets and more.
  • While in Colombo, don’t forget to shop at retail stores (for clothing and souvenirs) such as Odel, No Limit, Beverly Street, House of Fashion, Barefoot Gallery, Hermitage and more.
  • Visit a certified gem stone outlet and introduce yourself to the gems industry in Sri Lanka.
  • Schedule a cultural dance show on one of the evenings in Kandy.
What are some useful tips for honeymooners in Sri Lanka?
  • The best way to reach Sri Lanka is by air – the Bandaranaike International Airport has connecting flights to most parts of the globe.
  • Sri Lankan visas can be obtained through the online government website.
  • To cover all the honeymoon destinations in Sri Lanka at a peaceful pace, a two week holiday is advisable.
  • If you like to explore cultures, try to schedule your holiday during the months of July/August – when the Esala Perahera takes place in Kandy. This is a grand 10 day procession exhibiting a mix of culture, elegant costumes, tradition and talents such as stilt walking, drummers, whippers and dancers.
  • For honeymooners with limited time in hands, opt for a heli tour of Sri Lanka to cut down travel time and cover more places in Sri Lanka.

Journey Highlights

  • Trip length: 14 Days
  • Induldge in the breathtaking view of the cultural triangle from the peak of the lion rock.
  • Swimming deap into the ocean
  • Capturing shots of the leopard and other wildlife at Yala National Park
  • Visit The Hidden Gem Of Yapahuwa Kingdom
  • CupTry A Savory Roti With A Hot Cup Of Ceylon Tea In The Chill Climes Of Ella
  • Romantic Candle Lit Dinning Experience Inside The Jungle Of Yala
  • Evening Walk In The Old-World Colonial Charm Of Galle Fort and Capture Magical Sunsets

Insightful Tips

  • Kandy Temple of the Tooth
  • Galle Dutch Fort
  • Sigiriya Lion Rock
  • Tea Plantation


How long it does take to travel from Colombo to Thirappane?

It does take approximately 04 ½ hours’ drive.

Can you arrange candle light dinners?

Absolutely yes, we do arrange.

Does any hotel has a room with a private pool?

Yes, Uga Ulagalla Resort has villas with plunge pools.

Can we do hot air ballooning and where?

Yes, you can do a hot air ballooning tour when you are in Sigiriy