First off, congratulations on starting this amazing new chapter in your life! Such a milestone deserves a proper, exotic celebration, and the most generous continent for such an adventure is definitely Asia. A mix of tropical paradise spots with mesmerizing beaches, urban metropolises teeming with life and culture, and historical heritage that would keep even the most demanding history buffs occupied for months on end – Asia has it all.
Now it’s up to you to look for a place that encompasses all the things you’d like your honeymoon to include, and start packing those love-bags. Here are a few destinations in Asia that check all the honeymoon boxes and that will help you settle on a place both you and your spouse will adore!
This is where that glittery turquoise azure shade was invented by Mother Nature, and this is where all your dreams would take a vacation. The epitome of tropical and Zen, Thailand attracts a diverse traveler scene, so you’ll not only mingle with the locals but also with people from all over the globe flocking to enjoy its awe-inspiring islands.
While we’re on the subject, Thailand boasts numerous stunning islands, some of which are truly made for honeymooners, such as Phuket, whose overwater bungalows and seaside resorts speak for themselves. Koh Samui is a close second, while Krabi makes for a wonderful choice for an adventurous newlywed couple. Don’t forget to visit Thai temples and inland mountain ranges which are also worthy of exploration!
Surprised to see this one on the list? Well, Hong Kong does hide many a honeymoon-ideal surprise, so you can create a truly versatile itinerary to keep all of your travel bugs content. For starters, find a Hong Kong Gold Coast hotel to stay just outside the city hustle and bask in the coastal beauty of this city in a tranquil resort. You’ll still be a quick ride away from all the city sights and urban hotspots but tucked away in a gorgeous beach-laden nook for proper Asia-style pampering.
Ocean Park is one of those cool, colorful spots where you can unleash your inner child, enjoy dolphin shows and watch pandas while you prepare for a romantic meal in the nearby restaurant by the name of Neptune. Let’s not forget about the many museums and other valuable additions to your itinerary, so start doing your research well before you book your flight!
Come July, Singapore will be brimming with newlyweds eager to enjoy its vibrant culture, and no, not just because of its superb shopping scene. In fact, Singapore is much like your Hong Kong adventure, a batch of various surprises that will make you want to extend your stay. They cherish their nature and strive to become much greener, hence the many sublime beaches you’ll certainly enjoy during your stay.
Also, their nightlife is as exhilarating as it can get, while the foodie scene will allow you to tease your taste buds with authentic Asian cuisine. Of course, Gardens by the Bay are a must-see, while their local spas include many a delightful treatment perfect for a just-married couple!
This humble country is packed with honeymoon-worthy travel ideas even for the pickiest of couples. Its natural wealth is on par with the most exotic and extraordinary destinations of the globe, and its wildlife and cultural heritage combined are an unexpected bundle of adventure and bliss. Yes, some Cambodian areas are more tourist-packed than others, so your selection of destinations will depend on your desire to be secluded or in the epicenter of the many Cambodian city beehives.
Spend some quality time bonding with the local elephants thanks to the Elephant Valley Project, in the province of Mondulkiri. Take a hot air balloon ride for a bird’s eye view of the emerald riches of Cambodia, or trek through the wilderness of unspoiled Koh Kong. Either way, you’ll both get to know an out-of-this-world place that is as inspiring as one can be.
What sort of a honeymoon travel itinerary would this be without mentioning Bali, the newlyweds’ dream-come-true destination? The Indonesian treasure trove of honey-hued beaches and seaside resorts, Bali is indeed a prime destination for couples eager to rest, recuperate, and enjoy the slow-paced life of this gem of an island.
Dining with a view has an entirely new meaning in Bali since you can choose from small, local eateries overlooking the waves, or more luxurious restaurants with a view of the rainforests. Of course, your trip to Bali needs at least one sunset at the famous Uluwatu Temple, some time to hang out with the monkeys in Ubud Monkey Forest, and at least one snorkeling adventure made for two.
Make the most of your honeymoon adventure in Asia and start planning your itinerary as early as possible. These five destinations are top choices for obvious and less-known reasons alike, and they wait for your arrival to start discovering their beauty and the many romantic nooks dreamed up for two!