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Top 5 Destination Wedding Venues in Sri Lanka - Enjoy Tropical Enchantments

If you are dreaming of a tropical wedding; there is no better place than the island paradise of Sri Lanka. The country offers stunning beachside resorts to plan the perfect fairy-tale wedding.


Eco Weddings

Head over to the central province and you could plan a magical eco wedding surrounded by the bounty of nature. Places such as Sigiriya or Dambulla offer beautiful rustic backdrops around which you could plan out a magical ceremony. Ideal for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts there are resorts that offer large backyards for ceremonies cocooned in the lap of mother nature.



Bentota is probably the most popular and most visited beach resort located on the Southern coast of Sri Lanka. Home to many resorts the place offers the beach as a backdrop for planning your special day. Mind you Bentota can be quite crowded and enjoying a private wedding on the beach may be a bit of a problem. However, if you are comfortable with loads of smiling and curious locals the Bentota Beach is a lovely location.


Hill Capital

Head over to Kandy and enjoy a traditional wedding; plan your wedding in the hill capital and consider the possibility of wearing the traditional Kandyan wedding garments that resemble a king's regalia. Definitely promising to be a memorable occasion Kandy offers stunning backdrops around which to plan your dream ceremony. Choose from misty hillside backdrops to riverfront locations as well as traditional drummers to walk you in.


Gorgeous South Coast Wedding

The Southern Coast of Sri Lanka is virtually unspoilt and one of the best locations to choose romantic wedding venues in Sri Lanka. Resorts in Galle and Tangalle are fast gaining popularity amongst the international community for its stunning backdrops, idyllic beaches, and lazy ambience. Tangalle beach, home to Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort is popular as one of the most beautiful in Sri Lanka; imagine taking your vows as the sky is ablaze at sunset. Resorts there offer the ultimate beach wedding where a magical ceremony lulled by the sound of waves and shaded by tall palms will be one to remember. Enjoy traditional hospitality and a range of mouth-watering cuisine as you indulge your senses and take your vows in a truly magical setting. Best of all, the place is so dreamy, and resorts are so relaxing that you will definitely want to consider the possibility of a long and romantic honeymoon in Galle.


Cosmopolitan Colombo Wedding

If you prefer to stay close to the hustle and bustle of the city, Colombo is a good location for planning your wedding; choose a wedding package at one of the 5-star resorts. You can decide from a variety of options including traditional as well as western ceremonies. There may not be many mesmerizing beaches around which to conduct your ceremony, but you are guaranteed of elegant and modern interiors, classy restaurants and excellent international food of your choice.