Most scenic sunrises and sunsets in Sri Lanka

Here in Sri Lanka, the sky puts on a show for all its on-lookers with a glamourous sunrise and sunset. Sunrise in Sri Lanka is a dazzling display of all things magical. Chasing the sun and grabbing that perfect Instagram worthy moment is a must-do in Sri Lanka. An eclectic mix of bright and vibrant hues, floating clouds whizzing past, the warm and radiant sun and a scenic landscapes setting the foreground makes for a great Sri Lanka Photography Tour.
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Photo Credits: Manula Waidyanatha

Witness the exceptional beauty of Sri Lanka’s rising and setting sun at the following locations:

The picturesque view from Adams Peak

Adams Peak has always been one of the most sought after Sri Lanka attractions and the awe-inspiring beauty of the rising sun warms the hearts of all its on-lookers. It is easily one of the most dazzling sunrises of the region and as the saying goes; ‘good things don’t come easy!’ Get your adventure on and hike up this 7350 feet tall mountain to get a cloud’s view of the sunrise which is nothing short of breath-taking. You can make a trip to Adams Peak while you enjoy your stay at Cinnamon Citadel Kandy and we will ensure that all your needs are taken care of before, during and after your hike!
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Photo Credits: Kein Plan Reisen

The charming view from Arugambay

We mean it when we say Sri Lanka is a land of sea, sun and fun; here’s proof of it. The waves in Arugambay are made for the surfer in you! That’s not it, it is also an amazing spot to catch a good view of the sunrise. Catch a glimpse of the charming view of the rising sun while riding some waves or simply greet the day by the beach. Take your pick!
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Photo Credits: Ben

The breathtaking view from Parakrama Samudraya

Holding much historic importance, the Parakrama Samudraya is a must-see destination on your tour of Polonnaruwa. Habarana Village by Cinnamon and Cinnamon Lodge Habarana have perfected the art of ensuring that all its guests are comfortable and have received the best experience of Sri Lanka possible. Stay at our hotels while you treat your eyes to an iconic sunset by one of the largest irrigation tanks built. Admire the glistening waters and witness the bright sun taking your leave after a busy day at work.
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Photo Credits: Claire Garner

The heartwarming view from the Ella Gap

Rolling mountains, luscious greenery, endless breathtaking landscapes, cozy weather and to add to this mix; the perfect sunrise! The Ella Gap is one of the most beautiful places in Sri Lanka to witness a picturesque view of the sunrise. Watch the sun rise between the mountains of Ella and let it melt your heart!
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Photo Credits: Alex Broadway

A relaxing view from Hikkaduwa

Had a long and tiring day of surfing, beach hopping and soaking up the sun in Hikkaduwa? Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon offers the very best of ways to bid goodbye to the shining sun! Relax and unwind at our pool with a magnificent view of the sun down in nothing short of five-star comfort. Your sunset experience in Hikkaduwa will undoubtedly provide you with Instagram worthy photographs to make everyone back at home ooh and aah at the wonders of your travels! It’s an experience of a lifetime; so don’t forget to click that picture!
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Photo Credits: Valentina Baytina

The scenic view from Trincomalee

The Eastern Coast of Sri Lanka is renowned for offering some of the best views of the sun rising over the sea. The golden sands, palmy trees and the azure waters will definitely add colour to your sunrise experience in Trincomalee. Make your encounter with the rising sun even better by booking your stay at Trinco Blu by Cinnamon, where our team will certainly be pleased to make you comfortable and safe while you wade into the blue waters of the Trinco beach.
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Photo Credits: Linda Sanders

A swinging view from Dalawella Beach

A couple of Instagram worthy photographs are a must to show your family back home the wonders of your travels. The insta-famous Dalawella Beach Swing is one such must-capture experiences with the best view of the sunset! This palm tree rope swing has a perfect view of the sea and the mesmerizing sunset and to add to this mix; its an exhilarating adventure! So swing by this location for a perfectly thrilling and awe-inspiring experience.
Be amazed at the wonders Sri Lanka has to offer! We assure you that Sri Lanka will be breathtaking from sunrise to sunset and even after!
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Photo Credits: Andrea Martens

Be amazed at the wonders Sri Lanka has to offer! We assure you that Sri Lanka will be breathtaking from sunrise to sunset and even after!

Author: Shenella Fonseka

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