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What! Newly-wed UK couple get so drunk on honeymoon, buys entire hotel in Sri Lanka for ₹30 lakh

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 12 October 2018, 11:47 IST

A newly-wed couple on honeymoon become an owner of the entire hotel in a night and how it happened will amaze you. A couple from the UK were on honeymoon in Sri Lanka where they ended up buying an entire hotel.

London-based Gina Lyons, 33, and Mark Lee, 35, were on a three week adventurous honey around Sri Lanka last December, following their wedding in June 2017. During which the checked into a rustic hotel on the beach, quickly fell for hotel's charm and that of the friendly staff.

When one of the hotel stalls told them that the lease of the hotel they were staying at was about to end. The couple, who was 12 glasses of rum down, decided to buy the entire hotel at a cost of £30,000.

Now as of July 1st, the producer Gina and Mark, a sales director, officially own the hotel they drunkenly agreed to buy and have renamed it 'Lucky Beach Tangalle'. “When we walked into the hotel we saw a group of old Sri Lankan men who were still drunk from the night before, so we started drinking with them,” Gina said.

“Now, almost a year on from our drunken idea, we own the hotel and have started doing the hotel up and making it ours.”

“After finding out that it was [$13,200] a year, myself and Mark thought that it would be a brilliant idea to buy it because we were so drunk,” Lyons told The Daily Mirror.

Well, though it was a drunk deal but wasn't it is the best deal you have ever heard?

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First published: 12 October 2018, 11:47 IST
 
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