Endless beaches, timeless ruins, warm hospitality, outdoor adventures and a rich culture – all come together to make Sri Lanka an island nation that should be on top of a romance seeker’s wish list! Read on to know more:
Take a stroll through the Unawatuna Beach
With a lovely laid-back vibe, Unawatuna Beach is a place where visitors can simply sit back, relax and feel the cool and refreshing breeze on their face! It is a picturesque banana-shaped beach with rocks and stairs at the west end taking you to a small hill that has a stunning Buddha statue. Stimulate your senses as the gentle waves caress your feet; also, take a romantic stroll with your partner on velvety sands.
Sail on a luxurious cruise
If you are flying down to the island with your partner, do not miss sailing along its East or South coast on a luxurious catamaran cruise. Sri Lanka has the best weather for sailing with cool breeze, sunny climate and magnificent landscapes around. Head to Beruwela on the western coast and Mirissa on the southern coast during the period of October to May or sail along the towns of Trincomalee and Pasikudah during the period of June to September to take delight in the best natural harbours of the world.
Glide in a hot air balloon
Sri Lanka has become rather popular for its thrilling hot air balloon rides over the lush green lands with turquoise water and golden sandy patches. Take in the thrill of this world-class adventure with your loved one and make memories of dreamy vistas while you drift over cultural sites, lakes and rivers, treetops, wildlife and wonderful landmarks.
Take a boat ride on Madu River
Sri Lanka is a traveller’s paradise with enchanting sceneries and a serene atmosphere. Dotted with small islands and covered with lush mangrove forests, Madu River is perhaps the best place in the nation to enjoy a boat safari. Mirissa and Trincomalee are considered the best spots for a Madu river boat safari. You can head to Sri Lanka’s South Coast to Mirissa and have a wonderful boating experience while spotting whales. During your safari, you can also visit Koth Duwa Island and treat your eyes to a spectacular statue of the Buddha.
Snorkel in Pigeon Island
Sri Lanka is renowned for its wonderful water sports opportunities and snorkelling in Pigeon Island is one such experience that takes you close to the captivating marine life. Located north of Trincomalee, the island is where you can explore different varieties of corals, many different forms of reef fish and various species of sea turtle. Besides, simply relaxing at the beach and soaking up the sun is a great way to spend a lovely day with your partner!