Sri Lanka Honeymoons
If you’re looking for a honeymoon with a difference, Sri Lanka could be right up your street. With it’s spectacular landscapes of rolling tea hills and emerald valleys, plentiful wildlife, spiritual temples and idyllic stretches of palm-fringed beaches, Sri Lanka really is the gem of the Indian Ocean. Choose your favourite bite-sized trips, and we’ll help you piece it all together to create a honeymoon with a unique twist. Here are some of our favourites…
Catch a train through tumbling green valleys, wander through vibrant tea hills on a rural hillside trek and wake up to views of the misty mountains and distant waterfalls. Our Ella trip takes you on a journey to Explore the Emerald Valleys of Ella; one of the most picturesque spots in Sri Lanka.
Spot wild elephants in Gal Oya
Gal Oya is a real treat for the wildlife lovers who want to venture off the beaten path. Set on the shores of the largest lake in Sri Lanka, this undiscovered paradise teeming with wildlife will give you a proper feel of the untouched jungle. Enjoy a boat trip around the lake for a chance of spotting wild elephants swimming between the islands.
Catch a Magical Sunrise
If you really want to indulge your sense of adventure during your honeymoon, then Adam’s Peak is a climb worth making. Under the cool night sky, you’ll join the pilgrimage as you follow a ribbon of illuminations up into the clouds. It’s a challenging climb, but once you reach the summit, you’ll be rewarded with a magical sunrise over the mountain valleys.
Try a Cosy Beachside Cabana
No Sri Lanka honeymoon would be complete without a stay on one of the island’s beautiful palm-fringed beaches. Head to the quieter coast of Tangalle for some real relaxation, away from the tourist throngs. You’ll stay in a Cosy Cabana at Paradise Beach, set among a green palm grove with views of the Indian Ocean. Alternatively, why not try our ‘In Style’ retreat in nearby Talalla where you can spend your days splashing in the sea, relaxing by the pool or treating yourself to a soothing massage.
Combine Sri Lanka with the Maldives
Enveloped by lustrous turquoise seas, the Maldives is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world- perfect for a romantic honeymoon. Tag a trip to the Maldives onto the end of your Sri Lanka holiday and you can spend your days Daydreaming on Coral Island as you stretch out on the sugar-white sands, paddle amongst the coral reefs and fall asleep to the sound of lapping waves. Bliss.
16 days / 15 nights (flexible)
Colombo - Negombo - Ancient Cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa - Ella - Yala National Park - Colombo - Maldives
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