Dating in colombo
If these options are closed to you because you’re a tourist or a short-term expatriate, you can consider options like Tinder (Bumble isn’t activated in the country yet), activities like the Barefoot Pub Quiz on Wednesday evenings, yoga classes at Om Space, bustling beach bars or surf cafes in the South or Arugambay like Ceylon Sliders, Hideaway or W15.
If you’re already in a relationship, Sri Lanka’s natural beauty is one of the best backdrops for your special moments.
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, one of the fastest growing players (heh) in the global dating scene, is not exactly huge in this country.
Be wary though, as many locals have the baseless impression of foreign, especially Caucasian or South East Asian, women being easy targets and the attention may end up making you very uncomfortable.
Sri Lanka’s attitudes towards the LGBTQ community is confused and confusing.
Luckily, Sri Lanka is slightly less regressive than many of its subcontinental counterparts.
Whether you’ve matched on Tinder, meeting someone at a bar or just been introduced to them, the chances are they’re related to, colleagues of or former lovers of a whole bunch of people you have met or will meet in the future.
If you’re a foreigner navigating the murky waters of the sunny island’s dating pool, or just a tourist couple here for a bit of romance, there are a few things you should know in advance so you can err on the side of caution.
Public displays of affection are generally frowned upon but not dangerous.
Most couples in Sri Lanka meet via friends or family.
Another good place to meet people is in the workplace or at classes.But if you’re single and ready to mingle, ensure you’re safe, and then don’t be afraid to smile away!