Honeymoons in Sri Lanka

The beautiful island of Sri Lanka lies in the Indian Ocean. With such stunning scenery, it makes a perfect honeymoon destination if you are looking for a total escape. With amazing scenery and plenty to explore, a honeymoon in Sri Lanka could be perfect.

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Sri Lanka Overview

Sri Lanka is the ideal honeymoon destination if you are looking for a picture-perfect island that is also full of adventure. If you want to relax on your honeymoon then there are miles of golden sandy beaches overlooking the deep blue ocean. Sri Lanka also has some amazing wildlife so why not take a safari and experience it all up close. There are also over 20 National Parks on the island that play host to some amazing animals, all set in beautiful landscape. If you are considering a honeymoon in Sri Lanka then you will find you are spoiled for choice with what to do. Whether it be relaxing on a golden sandy beach, taking a safari tour, or even going white water rafting! Whatever it is you want from your honeymoon; Sri Lanka will have something amazing to offer.

Key Facts for Sri Lanka

Currency: Rupee

Capital: Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte

Languages: Sinhala, Tamil

Flight time: 11 hours from London

When to Honeymoon in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has a warm tropical climate. It also has two monsoon seasons that occur at different times on different parts of the island. The western and southern parts of the island experience their monsoon season from May to September. Northern and eastern parts of the island experience monsoon season between October and January.

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Getting Married in Sri Lanka

If you are after a wedding destination abroad full of culture and adventure then why not consider Sri Lanka.  Getting married in Sri Lanka will almost guarantee you great weather for your wedding day and will give you plenty of options when it comes to touring and excursions for your honeymoon.  Sri Lanka is rich in history so not only are there plenty of interesting sights and cities to explore, but some of them would also make great scenery for unusual wedding photography.  Getting married in Sri Lanka will provide you with unforgettable memories and a wide variety when it comes to choosing an amazing wedding venue in which to host your celebration.

Marriage Requirements

Sri Lanka

Birth Certificate(s)


An affidavit signed by a solicitor/statutory declaration to confirm who you are and your present status (un-Married)

The affidavit (Unmarried Certificate) or Divorced Certificate as appropriate should be certified by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office  (for British nationals) and  legalised by the  Sri Lanka High Commission, London. The fee applicable for certification is £.15/- per document.  For other nationals the document should be certified by their respective Foreign Ministries

If divorced, a decree absolute

If widowed, the death certificate of your late spouse and your previous marriage certificate

If you have changed your name, a deed poll (including divorcees who have reverted to their maiden names)

If adopted, an adoption certificate

If under 18 years of age, evidence of parental consent in the form of a statutory declaration

Business Visa

For further information please see the below website - http://www.slhclondon.org/registration-of-marriages.html

Real Weddings in Sri Lanka

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In Sri Lanka on 18-Sep-2012
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Benjamin & Zoe Sri Lanka on 25 Jul 2011

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