If run-of-the-mill cards, chocolates, wine and flowers on Valentine’s Day seem impasse, we’ve got something exciting for you! Imagine spending the day walking hand in hand with your bae along a picturesque beach or cuddling up in a plush villa nestled in the lap of nature – sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Well, think again because this could be your V-day reality.
Treat yourself and the one you love to an unforgettable Valentine’s Day in Sri Lanka with our list of top things to do and make it a truly memorable one.
A Romantic Stroll Down Galle Face Green
The Galle Face Green in Colombo is a wide promenade, buzzing with kite flyers, chit-chatters, families and of course, couples. Being a lively urban park facing the ocean, Galle is one of the bubbliest spots in the city making it the ideal place to spend Valentine’s Day. As the evening sets in, the street is filled with the delicious smell of freshly-cooked snacks, especially mouthwatering shrimp fritters called isso wade.
Hiking Up To World’s End
If you and your partner enjoy adventure and being around nature, this one’s for you! Trek through Horton Plains National Park in Nuwara Eliya for roughly three hours to find yourself at ‘World’s End’. This is guaranteed to be one of the most jaw-dropping views you’ll ever witness – making it a memory that you and your partner will cherish forever. No matter whether you’d prefer to stay at Nuwara Eliya hotels, guest houses or home stays, you’ll easily find an abundance of budget-friendly options, located close to the Horton Plains National Park.
Watching The Sunset Together On Bentota Beach
There’s nothing more romantic than having your better half in your arms and making promises of love as you witness one of the most breathtaking sunset views in the world. Spend your day cuddled up in Yoho Arachchimulla Road that is counted among the best villa properties across the island. Apart from living up to the Yoho promise of super comfortable yet affordable stay, Yoho Arachchimulla Road is closely located to Bentota Beach, Lunuganaga, Bentota River and La Luna Water Sports Centre. Don’t miss the magic of releasing a baby turtle into the sea after a fun trip to one of the many Sea Turtle hatcheries in the vicinity.
With a myriad of exciting things to do, Sri Lanka is always full of surprises and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Pamper yourself and your special someone to a magical experience you’ll never forget.