14 Days Sri Lanka Divine Honeymoon
Colombo – Kandy – Koslanda - Yala - Galle
Fringed by beaches, peppered with World Heritage Sites and famous for its wildlife, Sri Lanka offers couples the chance to see and experience many different attractions as well as sit back and relax after the pressures of wedding planning.
Along with atmospheric old cities and crumbling colonial grandeur, you can hike through tea plantations, discover elaborate cave temples, track leopards or just lounge by the sea. We top off your divine honeymoon with a fabulous selection of heritage accommodations to spend romantic moments with The One.
Kandy – Explore Heritage Sites and Tea Plantations.
Koslanda – Indulge in luxurious stay in the midst of Tea Estate.
Yala National Park – Trail the Wildlife!
Galle – Relax and unwind by the historic coastal city with intricate experience offerings
Day 1 – 2 | Hotel
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred from the Colombo International Airport and head straight to your hotel, The Wallawwa. Set in an expansive tropical garden, this former manor house indulges couples with its chic collection of guestrooms, its gourmet cuisine, its discreet service and its decadent spa -the venue for post- and pre-flight pampering.
Spend the rest of the day at leisure to explore the surroundings or just relax.
Day 3 – 4 | B | Hotel
Today you will go to your next destination, Kandy. On the way there, you will see have a chance to see the Millennium Elephant Foundation to observe and walk with elephants. Then, you will arrive into your hotel, the charming and historic Kandy House. This stunning manor house is, and particularly suited to honeymooners.
Here are just a few suggested activities for your free time:
• Hiking at the Hantane Range, another nearby hiking destination
• Admiring Temple of the Tooth, Sri Lanka’s most sacred shrine
• Visiting the Royal Botanical Gardens and a tea museum
• Trekking through tea estates
Day 5 – 6 | B | Hotel
Kandy – Koslanda
Today you will travel south from Kandy into Sri Lanka’s vertiginous Tea Country, so-named for the velveteen tea plantations that carpet the misty hills.
Drive through the market town of Nuwara Eliya, and continue to Koslanda, a 30-minute drive from Haputale, to stay at Living Heritage Koslanda. This secluded boutique hotel celebrates Sri Lanka’s traditional architectural design. The hotel offers three hugely spacious suites with generous living areas and a courtyard with alfresco jacuzzi and open-to-the-skies shower. Set in 80 acres, the property borders a patch of forest known locally as ‘God’s Forest’, which contains a river and a secluded waterfall. Suggested activities include trekking, tea factory visits, tree planting and cooking classes.
Day 7 – 9 | Hotel
Yala National Park
Today you will go from the hills into the low-lying southeastern plains to the edge of Yala National Park. On the way there, you will stop at Buduruwagala, a series of seven well-preserved Buddhist figures carved into sheer rock.
Yala National Park is the island’s premier game reserve, home to a dense population of leopards, elephants and sloth bears. Camping at the edge of the park is a magical once-in-a-lifetime experience. You both will enjoy cosy up under canvas in the camp’s beautifully secluded AC Honeymoon Suite, dine-a-deux by candlelight, shower under the stars and expertly guided game drives into the park.
Day 10 – 13 | B, L, D | Hotel
Today you will travel west along the picturesque cove-sprinkled southern coastline to Galle, famed for pretty beaches, a 17th century Dutch fort and a cosmopolitan vibe. Your next hotel will be Kahanda Kanda. Set on its own 12-acre hilltop tea estate, a 25-minute drive inland from Galle, Kahanda Kanda is a blissful couples-only boutique hotel.
On your free time, you will enjoy alfresco dining, relax poolside, spa treatment, take a guided bicycle ride through picture-postcard rice fields, make for the beach or privately tour the hotel’s own tea estate.
Day 14 | B, L, D | Hotel
Today, you will depart Galle and be transferred to Colombo Airport to catch your return flight home.