For couples who are wildlife enthusiasts and are looking for the perfect honeymoon destination, Sri Lanka makes the ideal choice where plenty of exotic animals and adventures await.
Those on their honeymoon can look to be based at luxury hotels Sri Lanka has to offer bordering national parks like Yala; some properties are ideally placed amidst both the jungle and beach which adds to the romance and allure. Apart from luxurious living spaces, they will generally offer guided safaris and bush walks too.
Yala National Park is one of the best places for wildlife safaris in Sri Lanka and honeymooners can find accommodation at nearby properties belonging to hospitality brands such as Uga Escapes. On a game drive here, couples have a chance to see leopards, elephants, crocodiles, sloth bears, deer, peacocks and more.
Other National Parks
Of course, there are other national parks in Sri Lanka to explore as well like Bundala (near Yala) which has a huge range of birdlife including large flocks of flamingos. Wilpattu National Park is a key place to spot leopards and sloth bears, while safaris to Minneriya and Udawalawe offer sightings of hundreds of wild elephants.
Giants of the Ocean
As part of your honeymoon, you can also plan visits to Trincomalee (east coast) and Mirissa (south coast) where you can witness the sight of the largest animal on the planet; the blue whale! On your adventures, you may see humpback, sperm or Bryde’s whales too as well as playful dolphins.