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39 Magical Wedding Venues in Sri Lanka to Suit Your Wedding Theme

Sri Lanka is just heaven when it comes to wedding venues and destinations. Think of a magical celebration surrounded by picturesque lush jungle or a wedding at a purely white beach with ocean background, every wedding dream can be a reality in this amazing island. Also, you’ll have the opportunity to embrace the culture of Sri Lanka into your wedding ceremony. As you’re going to be spoilt for choices and need to decide the one that suits your wedding dream, read this 39 Magical Wedding Venues in Sri Lanka to Suit Your Wedding Theme!

This article was last updated on 21 April 2020

39 Magical Wedding Venues in Sri Lanka to Suit Your Wedding Theme

Table of Contents:

Garden Wedding Venues

Beach Wedding Venues

Seaview and Sunset Wedding Venues

Hotel Wedding Venues

Restaurant Wedding Venues

Unique Wedding Venues

Hilltop Wedding Venues

Church Wedding Venues

Colonial Wedding Venues

Yacht Wedding Venues


Garden Wedding Venues

1. Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
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Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo is a perfect wedding destination of any size that wants to embrace luxury and natural beauty. The hotel boasts up to 12 stunning venues, indoor and outdoor, with the lakeside garden is the most desirable. Upon arriving, you’ll suddenly feel the tranquil ambience, and you’ll realize that you’re far from the hustle and bustle of the capital city. The feeling of a tropical breeze, natures at every corner, and the calming view of the lake will calm your heart and mind as you say sacred vow to your loved one.

Address: 115, Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02, Sri Lanka
Capacity: Up to 600 guests
Contact: +94 11 2 161 161

Other notable Mentions Include: 

Beach Wedding Venues

5. Colombo Fort Hotel

Colombo Fort Hotel
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If you’re planning to have a wedding ceremony at a pure beach not far away from the capital, then Colombo Fort Hotel is one of the best wedding venues in Sri Lanka. The hotel has direct access to one of Sri Lanka’s most beautiful stretch of beaches with a shaded lawn lying next to the beach. It offers you a chance to say “I do” at such a beautiful place and hold a wedding feast at one of their regal ballrooms that will impress your guests. Added with their impeccable service on assisting wedding to every little detail, you’ll enjoy a stress-free memorable experience.

Address: 8-2/1,York Arcade Building, Leyden Bastian Road, Colombo 01, Sri Lanka
Capacity: Up to 200  guests
Contact: +94 11 2326 927

Other notable mentions include:

6. Anantara

7. Avani Bentota Resort

8. Goldi Sands Hotel


Seaview and Sunset Wedding Venues

9. Pegasus Reef Hotel

Pegasus Reef wedding venues sri lanka
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A lawn by the sea is what Pegasus Reef offers in terms of wedding venues in Sri Lanka. Enjoy a memorable experience of saying “I do” at their enchanting lawn surrounded by towering palm trees with breezing tropical ambiance. Coupled with their renowned delectable authentic cuisine, any weddings celebrated here are always extraordinary.

Address: Pegasus Reef Hotel. P.O. Box 2, Hendala, Wattala,
Capacity: Up to 500 guests
Contact: +94112049600

Other Notable Mentions Include: 

10. Serene Pavilions

11. Taj Samudra

12. The Blue Water Hotel and Spa


Hotel Wedding Venues

13. Shangri-la Colombo

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For a dream of an extravagant wedding that becomes the talk of the town, Shangri-La Hotel Colombo is the most desirable. Here, you’ll have the chance to celebrate a wedding at unique and luxuriously styled venues with a dedicated team who will help make your special day a memorable one. The main pillar-less Shangri-La Ballroom can host up to staggering 1400 guests with their crowning classic design. A more intimate wedding can be held either at Lotus Ballroom, Outdoor Lawn, or Spice Function Rooms.

Address: 1 Galle Face, Colombo 2,, Sri Lanka
Capacity: Up to 1400 guests
Contact: (94) 11 788 8288

Other Notable Mentions Include: 

14. The Kingsbury Colombo

15. Hilton Colombo Residences

16. Movenpick Hotel Colombo


Restaurant Wedding Venues

17. Kaema Sutra Restaurant

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Led by the celebrity Chef Darshan Munisada, Kaema Sutra is one of the best restaurant wedding venues in Sri Lanka that embraces outstanding gastronomic experience. While the cuisine is native-inspired taken from the island’s aromatic spices and unique ingredients merge with old cooking techniques as well as colonial influences, the design of the dining hall is uniquely authentic and modern at the same time. Take in the views over the Indian Ocean while you say “I do” to your loved one.

Address: 01, Galle Face, Colombo 2.
Capacity: Up to 200guests
Contact: +94 11 7 888 288

Other Notable Mentions Include:

18. Royal Thai

19. Flamingo House

20. The Barnesbury


Unique Wedding Venues

21. The Barn House

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Located in Panadura, The Barn House is a wedding venue based from the idea of an Old English Barnhouse. The venue provides from the unique setting, endless photographic experience, as well as delectable local cuisine. Create a memorable evening for an intimate wedding at their main barn hall that can accommodate up to 350 guests. Their outstanding Biriyani menu for wedding will be savour by every one of your guests.

Address: NO 155/9, 2ND LANE, PANADURA
Capacity: Up to 350 guests
Contact: 070 298 3173

Other Notable Mentions Include:

22. Mountbatten Bungalow

23. Lighthouse Auditorium and Lawns

24. Thotupola Lakeside


Hilltop Wedding Venues

25. Sankalana Flora

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Looking for a breathtaking and unforgettable wedding experience, Sankalana Flora is the right choice to make. Beautifully nestled on a hilltop of Kandy mountainous region, Sankalana Flora embraces the beauty and fragrance of nature any love celebration held at their ground. You can also have a picture-perfect Poruwa design with the background of mountains that will marvel anyone who witnesses your vow. Hundreds of wedding dreams were created at this fantastic place no wonder it’s considered as one of the best wedding venues in Sri Lanka.

Address: William Gopallawa Mw, Kandy.
Capacity: Up to 300 guests
Contact: +94 715 66 40 88 (24/7days)

Other Notable Mentions Include: 

26. Tree of Life Kandy

27. Aitken Spence Hotel Hill Top

28. The Secret Kandy


Church Wedding Venues

29. Kyoto Northern Church

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All Saint Church Borella is known for its magnificent Gothic architecture and has been the favourite wedding place for a traditional and religious ceremony. It features colorful interior, stained glass windows above the altar depicting Mother of Perpetual Help. Any wedding celebrated here will be cherished forever just like its history that began from 1884.

Website: All Saints Church
Address: Ananda Rajakaruna Mawatha, Colombo 00800, Sri Lanka
Capacity: Up to 150 guests
Contact: +94 112 693 051

Other Notable Mentions Include: 

30. St Lucia’s Cathedral

31. St Andrews Church

32. St Sebastian Church


Colonial Wedding Venues

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Take in the charm of a UNESCO World Heritage Site for an unforgettable wedding experience. The 250-year-old manor house offers enchanting celebration at their venues from the breezy central courtyard with the old house as the background to the opulent hall with its old-world charm. Further, you’ll also have the freedom of the whole house, including two of their main suites, perfect for you and your family to stay before and after the wedding.

Address: Tamarind Hill, Galle No. 288 Galle Road Dadella Galle 80000 Sri Lanka.
Capacity: Up to 250 guests
Contact: +94 91 222 6568

Other Notable Mentions Include: 

33. Nisala Arana

34. Tintagel Colombo

35. The Kandy House

Boat Wedding Venues

36. Garton’s Ark

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If you’re thinking of a wedding at a unique yet exclusive place, a celebration at the boat might be for you. With Gartons Ark, you’ll enjoy a smooth sail that you and your guests will hardly notice that the boat is moving. As the ceremony goes on and you say “I do” to your loved one, you’ll be sailing through enchanting and tranquil Kirulapona Canal. The ark can host up to 85 guests to ensure that you’ll have an intimate wedding experience.

Address: 2-7-104, Kaigan, Minatoku, Tokyo Japan 105-0022
Capacity: Up to 200 guests
Contact: +81-3-6858-4506

Other Notable Mentions Include: 

37. Sail Lanka

38. Best of Lanka

39. Yacht Charter Fleet Sri Lanka


We hope you found our guide to the 39 Magical Wedding Venues in Sri Lanka to Suit Your Wedding Theme useful. Please do share it with your friends if they need help finding their dream wedding venues in Sri Lanka. All the best for your wedding planning!

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