Honeymoons in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Overview

If you're looking for a destination that is full of romance and adventure for your honeymoon then you might like to consider Sri Lanka. The tropical island has stunning beaches, ancient traditions, some of the most amazing wildlife and fauna, and incredibly friendly people. You can pamper yourselves at a spa resort and sip tea at a tea plantation. Every day is different.

If you're looking for a honeymoon that combines sun, sea and sand with adventure then Sri Lanka is the perfect destination for you. Flights leaving regularly from South Africa mean that you can be exploring this tropical paradise in around 15 hours. No visit to Sri Lanka is complete without visiting a tea plantation and one of the best is Nuwara Eliya. If it's wildlife you're after then a jeep safari to the Yala National Park will reward you with the sights of leopards, elephants, monkeys, crocodiles and much more besides. Colombo is a crazy and bustling city and well worth exploring. It's also got some wonderful temples and museums that you can visit. Sigiriya is a wonderful place for history lovers to visit as it is an impressive archaeological site carved out of thick rock and towering above some pretty amazing scenery. With so much to see and do, your honeymoon in Sri Lanka will give you enough memories to last a lifetime.

Key Facts for Sri Lanka

Currency: Rupee

Capital: Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte

Languages: Sinhala, Tamil

Flight time: 10 hours from Johannesburg

When to Honeymoon in Sri Lanka

When to go:
– This is pretty much an all year round destination depending on where you visit. November to April is the best time for visiting the south west coast and up in the hills, whereas May to September is the best time for visiting the east coast.

Flight information:

– Multiple carriers operate between South Africa and Sri Lanka. Emirates fly from Johannesburg stopping at Dubai before landing in Colombo in just under 15 hours.


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Getting Married in Sri Lanka

If you are looking for a location at which to get married abroad that is a melting pot of culture, stunning scenery and incredibly friendly people, then why not consider Sri Lanka. Located at the toe of India, this tropical island boasts mystical ancient cities, tea plantations, thick jungles, and miles of palm edged sandy beaches. It's also a place where you can immerse yourself in the culture and include it in your wedding. Imagine riding to your ceremony on the back of an elephant accompanied by dancers and drummers, or how about getting married on a secluded sun drenched beach, or what about a stunning hotel resort with an al fresco setting with a commanding view across the rolling hills. Weddings abroad in Sri Lanka offer all this and more besides and whatever you choose, your special day will remain in your heart for a very long time.

Marriage Requirements

Sri Lanka

A couple will need to send their wedding documentation at least two months before the intended date of their marriage. They will need to have proof that they are single, copies of their birth certificates, details of their full names, addresses and occupations, together with the same information for both sets of parents, and an affidavit confirming their marital status. If they have been divorced or widowed then the relevant certificates to prove this need to be sent. They also need to arrive on the island, with their original documents, at least 5 days before the wedding. For more information visit http://www.destination-weddings-abroad.com/sri_lanka-weddings.aspx

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