WITH A WAVE OF NEW ECO-RESORTS AND HIP YOGA RETREATS OPENING
Across the country, Sri Lanka is the go-to destination for fashionable honeymooners, and this dreamy windswept resort on the east coast delivers adventure of the watery variety. Close to the shore, in the hotel’s sheltered bay, you can splash about and snorkel to your heart’s content, and a bit further out there’s windsurfing, jet-skiing and kayaking to enjoy plus eerie WW2 shipwrecks down on the sea floor. Did we mention Uga Bay is home to some of the best beaches in Sri Lanka? With bucket loads of action and exquisite R n’R, it really is the best of both worlds.
INSIDER TIP: Sign up for a fishing trip – Uga Bay is famous for its Trevally jack and grouper fish. hat’s dinner sorted then!
UNLEASH YOUR INNER LARA CROFT WITH AN ACTION-PACKED TOUR OF SRI LANKA.
HONEYMOON HIGHS Climbing to the top of Sigiriya Rock, a UNESCO World Heritage Site steeped in legend. Known as the Fortress in the Sky’, the 1,200 step climb is a tough one but it’s well worth it.
Tunnelling through the Dambulla Rock Cave temples unearthing ancient statues of Buddha and historical artwork as you go.
Spotting an elephant at Minneriya National Park where the animals roam freely. You might even spot a leopard if you’re lucky. Exploring Passikudah, an up-and-coming area on the east coast boasting beautiful beaches and calm shallow waters. Still relatively undiscovered, now is the time to go. WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY: All Kuoni itineraries can be tailor-made to create your perfect honeymoon. For Sri Lanka, you can pre-book lots of different excursions or simply go with the flow and let your driver make recommendations along the way.