Wedding Venue List 2023.

By Shanali Fernando

When envisioning your wedding day, you may find yourself torn between various captivating possibilities. Should they revel in the timeless elegance of a grand ballroom, surrounded by cherished family and friends? Or should they seek solace amidst the breathtaking mountains, sharing an intimate moment with only a select few? 

Alternatively, the allure of embarking on a romantic journey to a novel destination for their celebration beckons them. With an overwhelming array of wedding venue options available, they can rely on a curated list of traditional and innovative venues in Sri Lanka to narrow down their choices efficiently.

 This insightful guide will assist them in saving valuable time and energy during their search for the perfect setting.

1. Galle Face Hotel

For a truly memorable fuss-free day Galle face hotel offers some of the most iconic wedding venues with elegant interiors in the heart of Colombo that are ideal to host large-scale or intimate celebrations.

You can choose between the two spacious ballrooms, the Grand Ballroom and Jubilee Ballroom, or The Chequerboard- created to celebrate the Jubilee Ceremony of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, with the Indian Ocean as the backdrop for beautiful outdoor weddings.

There are 5 wedding packages to choose from

Heritage experience – 9900 net

Imperial experience – 11,900 net

Empress package – 15,500 net

Kalyanam package – 7,400 net to 9900 net

Waleema package – starting from 7900 net

Click here to see their all-inclusive wedding packages making your planning process an absolute breeze.

Location- 2 Galle Road, Colombo 3

Contact number- Tel: +94 11 754 1010 Fax: +94 11 254 1072
Email: information@gallefacehotel.com

Website- click here

2. Hilton Colombo

Hilton Colombo, nominated for the Best Wedding Hotel at the 2022 World Travel Awards, caters to both preferences for simple or extravagant weddings. It presents stunning vistas of the Indian Ocean and harbor, along with a selection of banquet halls, including a spacious ballroom with no pillars that can host up to 900 guests. Additionally, the hotel provides dedicated wedding planners and catering services.

You can choose between their Deluxe wedding buffet or Special wedding buffet packages starting from 8,200+++

Location- 2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo

Contact number-011 2 492 492

Website- click here

3.Cinnamon Lakeside

Cinnamon Lakeside ensures that your wedding will be filled with cherished memories that will last a lifetime, both for you and your loved ones. Exchange your vows in one of their four sophisticated ballrooms, a scenic poolside terrace, a unique floating banquet, or on the picturesque lawn with the beautiful lake as a backdrop. They offer two distinct wedding packages: The King’s Court package and The Waterside Package. Click here to discover the ideal venue that suits your preferences.

Location-15, Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, 00200

Contact number-0112 491 000

Website- click here

4. Uga residence

Nestled in the heart of Colombo this unique lavish boutique hotel with colonial architecture has outdoor and indoor space for events and is best suited for an intimate wedding,  rehearsal dinners, showers, and more. It is an 11-suite property with ultimate privacy and exclusivity making it the perfect spot to convert a wedding day into a wedding weekend with your tight circle.

Location- No.20, Park Street Colombo 2

Contact number- 011 5673 000 or 0766205675

Email- inquiries @ugaescapes.com

Website-click here

5. Paradise Road Gallery Café

Housed in the former office of the world-renowned architect the late Geoffry Bawa the Gallery Café offers a blend of local style, architecture, and food.

The space consists of the main restaurant- its al fresco dining pavilion has a mix of an outdoor seating area as well as a shaded canopy with large chandeliers and fairy lights making it the perfect venue for more intimate wedding celebrations, the upstairs gallery- beautiful leather chairs and soft lighting and a private dining room all of which can be book to suit the number of guests. You could choose from 3 curated sit-down menu options that range between 9500-16,000++.

Location- 2 Alfred house road, Colombo 3

Contact number- 011-2582162

Email- events@paradiseroad.lk

Website- click here

6. Maniumpathy

This luxurious restored Old Dutch colonial house with its rich architectural style provides the perfect backdrop for your special day. You’ll love the hint of the past that comes alive with a wedding at this historic venue. Their indoor and outdoor spaces are stunning on their own, but with the right decorations, can be elevated even more to suit the occasion. They offer a Sri Lankan and Western buffet menu which is 11,500 net, but a customized menu can also be given upon request.

Location- 129 Kynsey Road, Colombo 7

Contact number- 0112696988

Website- click here

7. Tamarind Hill Galle

Located on the south coast of Sri Lanka this aristocratic manor house with a stunning central courtyard and grand colonial-style architecture is the perfect complement to such an important occasion and great for photographs. Why would you pass up the opportunity to experience the serene and revitalizing sensation of breathing in fresh air and feeling the warm sun on your face on your special wedding day?

Location- No,288, Galle road, Dadella, Galle

Contact number- 091 2226568

Email- tamarindhill@asialeisure.lk

8. Amangalla

Lying within the ramparts of Galle Fort this venue has some of the most beautiful outdoor and indoor event spaces, and it’s pretty much a given that you’ll have some truly spectacular photos. Choose a time of day that suits the aesthetic and feel you prefer, whether it’s the vibrant nature of the early afternoon sun, or the sultry romance of an evening glow the backdrop of a stunning garden is sure to add its color and vitality to your outdoor wedding.

Location- No.10, Church Street, fort Galle

Contact number- 091 223 3388

Email-amansrilanka@aman.com

9. Earls Regency Kandy

Saying “I do” in the hills is truly the definition of a fairytale wedding. Manicured gardens, beautiful halls, grandiose chandeliers, and breathtaking architecture are just a few things you can expect to see at Earls Regency. Surrounded by the history and tradition of the kings before us, you can be sure of a wedding fit for Kandyan royalty on your special day. The venue comprises indoor and outdoor spaces with 4 banquet menus to choose from ranging from 6,650++ to 10,250++

Location- Kundasale 20168

Contact number- 0812 422 122

Website- click here

10. Amaya Hills Kandy

What better place to declare one’s timeless love than at a beautiful location that has stood the test of time?

With magnificent Kandyan-inspired architecture surrounding this medieval city also famous for the Esala Perahera, Amaya Hills offers the best of both worlds—scenic outdoor space plus the convenience of an all-inclusive banquet hall with gorgeous natural surroundings for ceremonies, receptions, and photos, meaning you likely won’t need to bring in lots of flowers and greenery to decorate. They offer 4 wedding packages to choose from namely Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Platinum starting from 6,550 up to 10,400/- net

Location- Heerassagala, Kandy

Contact number- +94 81 4 474022

Email : reservations@amayaresorts.com

Website- click here

11. Anantara Kalutara

 From the stunning views to the relaxed vibes, beach weddings are a favorite destination among couples for a reason. Exchange vows with a sunset backdrop of the Indian Ocean, honey-hued sand, and swaying coconut trees, or Step into tropical landscaped gardens edged by the Kalu Ganga for natural exclusivity or say I DO in the traditional way in their ballroom with high ceilings, a neutral palette and views of both ocean and lagoon, providing an inspiring backdrop for traditional ceremonies.

Silver package-10,000/- (indoor) 12,000/-(outdoor)

Gold Package- 15,000/-

Platinum Package- 18,000/-

Location – St. Sebastian’s Road, Katukurunda, Kalutara,

Contact number – +94 34 222 0222

Email-kalutara.resort@anantara.com

Website – click here

12. The Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya

Falling in love with the beautiful locale of Nuwara Eliya, this Tudor-style bungalow named ‘Barnes Halle built in 1828, now stands as the Legendary “Grand Hotel’’ is the ideal wedding destination with breathtaking views of the misty mountain tops. The Grand Hotel offers some of the most breathtakingly beautiful locations for wedding ceremonies, including stunning Barnes Hall, front or back Lawn with garden views, and Gregory Lake.

Location-05 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya

Contact number- +94 52 2222881-7

E-mail: fbm@grandhotel.lkWebsite – click here

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