Sri Lanka is fast becoming one of the most popular long-haul honeymoon destinations, and it’s little wonder. With its mesmerising natural scenery and wildlife, breathtaking ancient temples, stunning sandy beaches and a culture spanning back thousands of years, to honeymoon in Sri Lanka is to have a taste of paradise.
Due to its close proximity to the equator, Sri Lanka’s climate is classed as subtropical. This means that, while the island enjoys year-round warm to hot temperatures, there are rainy seasons that you should be aware of which are as follows:
The rainy season for the north and east of the island is from October to February, and for the south and southwest, pack an umbrella if you’re visiting between May and September. The rest of the year is sunny and dry across the island.
Due to Sri Lanka being a relatively large island, average temperatures vary across the land. The temperature in the highlands is lower than the rest of the country, with averages of around 16°C-20°C in peak season. The coastal regions are much warmer, with averages in the mid to high twenties, and highs of around 33°C.
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The Avani Kalutara Resort is located on a stunning peninsula, meaning that here you’ll stay in a unique part of the island. Surrounded by luscious green gardens and stunning natural scenery, the resort is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic stroll. It’s situated right on a stunning stretch of a white sandy beach, an amazing place to soak up the sun or snorkel.
Earl’s Regency is located high up in the hills of central Sri Lanka, so it’s surrounded by luscious jungles and breathtaking mountains. Here you can spend your days relaxing by the pool or indulge in some couple’s spa treatments. If you fancy heading off on an adventure, the ancient city of Kandy is located just 7km away. Here you can explore the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, take in the wondrous Kandy Lake or learn about the island’s largest industry at the Ceylon Tea Museum, and much more to boot.
Sri Lanka is a country with such variation that you don’t have to compromise at all with what you can do here - do you want to relax on a private beach? Go hiking in the central region? Explore the ancient temples and crumbling cities within the cultural triangle? See some of the most incredible wildlife in the world? You can do it all here. Not bad really, for an island that’s just 140 miles across!