So you have spent millions on a lavish wedding and haven’t thought about even going on a honeymoon. So what? But honestly, this is bound to happen if you have mismanaged your wedding budget. Or maybe you like doing things on a budget because why not? Not everything in life has to be coated in luxury after all.
If you are looking for affordable honeymoon destinations in Sri Lanka, we have some ideas you might like to try out. Or not. Or maybe.
The breathtaking town of Ella is now the best Budget honeymoon destination in Asia. The charming town is full of beautiful scenery- and no matter where you stand you get a clear overview of its astonishing beauty. The town is scattered with many budget hotels and hostels , so you do not have to worry about booking an expensive hotel. We also recommend you take the train so you can enjoy the scenic ride.
Negombo peaks in at no 2 on our list as a top budget honeymoon destination in Sri Lanka because of its amazing stretch of budget hotels, breathtaking beach , top notch street restaurants and the famous Negombo fish market. For those who enjoy adventure sports, we recommend the water sports paradise located in town.
This is probably one if the lowest budget requirements during your honeymoon travels. The ancient city offers you hours of entertainment as you wonder through this historical city. If you are on the lookout of economical hotels or hostels , keep an eye on air bnb or a travel website.
Dambulla has been catching up on its travel attractions over the past few years. There are many activities you can sign up for if you would like to try something new with your partner. Book a budget hotel and discover through activities such as Hot air balloon rides, Dambulla temple, the Kandalama hills and even some wildlife observation points.
Although Sigiriya is a more popular travel destination for tourists, there are those who would love to spend a night overlooking the Sigiriya Fortress. There many budget hotels, hostels and guest houses located within close proximity to the UNESCO world heritage site, so you have to spend less on travel time and money to visit the rock fortress.
If you are low on your honeymoon fund, you can check into some of Hikkaduwa’s low budget hotels that provide plenty of activities. From surfing in clear blue waters , glass-bottomed boat rides to diving through coral reefs – Hikkaduwa has got plenty to offer.
The town is one of the most popular tourist destinations that also attract those looking for a honeymoon hideaway. With beautiful beaches and economical guest houses and inns – the cost will be far less than ever imagined. If you need something adventurous you can try Scuba diving or even relax with some couple yoga, provided by activity centers in the town.
Just an hour away from Colombo, you can visit Galle on an absolute budget. Galle is now recognized as a top budget honeymoon destinations in Sri Lanka, mainly due to its amazing sights, low-cost hotels, mouthwatering cuisine and sunny beach.
Even though its known to be one of the hottest towns in the country, Chilaw is one the best budget locations you can visit. Heavy with plenty of budget hotels , you will be spoilt for choice during your booking phase. If you are also looking for something to do, you can stroll down the beach, visit the chilaw fish market , or discover the historical wonders of the Raja Maha Viharaya located in the town.
We listed Kandy as a budget destination because of its easy access, low budget hotels, and fantastic countryside scenery. Hop on an express train and check into some of the newer budget hotels built for budget travelers. You can easily enjoy scenic tours around the city, enjoy some good authentic Sri Lankan food and even visit the Kandy Temple if you have some spare time.
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