Honeymooning in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is often known as many other names. Some call it the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. It is also referred to as the Emerald Isle or the Tear drop Island. Whatever the sobriquets, they all befit Sri Lanka. An island off the southern coast of the Indian Peninsula, Sri Lanka is a beautiful, bountiful and romantic tourist destination, full of adventure, romance, culture, wildlife and beaches. With the Indian Ocean to the west and Bay of Bengal to the east, Sri Lanka is a hotbed of touristic sights and sounds.

Adams(mountain) Sri LankaSri Lanka has become extremely popular as a honeymoon destination in Asia. Its pristine beaches, turquoise waters, umpteen national parks, rich culture and beautiful heritage make it a sought after destination for honeymooners from Asia and other parts of the world.

Hikkaduwa Beach

Beach of Sri LankaThe Hikkaduwa Beach is in Hikkaduwa, a small town on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, not so far away from the popular destination of Galle. Owing to its scenic landscape and beautiful waters, beach activities and night life, the beach is a popular tourist destination. The sunset at the beach is romantic for newly married couples. Surfing is a very popular activity on the beach.

Scuba Diving in Sri Lanka

Diving_diver_manta_reyThe coral rich and bountiful ocean waters surrounding Sri Lanka make it a hotspot for scuba diving. Honeymooners who want to indulge in some adventure sports and beach activities can head to Sri Lanka for some scuba diving. The key places for some great scuba diving in Sri Lanka include Hikkaduwa, Kirinda, Weligama, Kalpitiya, Pigeon Island and Trinco.

Snorkeling in Sri Lanka

Diving_Andaman_SnorkelingSnorkeling in Sri Lanka is another hugely popular pastime. As it does not require as much technical intervention as scuba diving and is of course cheaper, it is more popular among tourists and backpackers. Some of the best places to go snorkeling in Sri Lanka include the east coast, Trinco, Arugam Bay, Tangalle, west coast, Hikkaduwa, Negombo and Kalpitiya.

Zoological Gardens

Monkey in Sri Lanka National ParkThe National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka, also known as Colombo Zoo is a zoo that gives priority to conservation and animal welfare. One of the oldest zoological gardens in Asia, it is open all year round and can be a perfect inclusion in a honeymoon itinerary.

Shanti Travel is a specialist travel agency which is based in Asia with its Sri Lanka local office in Colombo. An expert in tailor made tours, Shanti Travel can create your customized honeymoon to Sri Lanka.

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