Top 10 destinations for honeymoon in South East Asia
South East Asia is a tropical land that nature lovingly gives several beautiful landmarks. Travel service prices in South East Asia are mostly lower than those in other areas, so if you want a wonderful honeymoon at a reasonable price, why don’t look at our top 10 where to go for honeymoon in South East Asia?
1. Koh Rong Samloem (Cambodia)
Koh Rong Samloem
Koh Rong Samloem is famous for its long beach, creamy white sand, turquoise water, sloping sand with no waves, so you can make yourself feel relaxed to float on water and watch the clouds. Besides, resorts in Koh Rong Samloem are gorgeous with many bungalows (small wooden houses) right on the coast.
2. Koh Samui (Thailand)
Koh Samui island
Koh Samui is located in the south east of Thailand and is an island where many couples around the world come to hold their weddings. Koh Samui has many white sand beaches, a great choice of inexpensive resorts, great food (best food rather than food of other destinations in this list). Koh Samui is an ideal place for honeymoon if you love peaceful, tranquil atmosphere, stunning resorts and wonderfully tasty buffet.
3. Boracay (Philippines)
Needless to say, everyone knows that Boracay is one of the most beautiful islands in South East Asia, with white sand beaches, coconut tree line, and many interesting activities and games on beach. Boracay is a incredibly romantic place for proposal or honeymoon. Boracay also has proposal service by sailboat at sunset, and is anyone not happy if receive this romantic proposal?
4. Bali (Indonesia)
Bali is not only beautiful and romantic with white sand beaches, but also is home to many sacred temples of the Hinduism. Hotels and resorts in Bali are variable in price, from ordinary to luxury, but most of them have good structure and design. You can choose where to stay based on areas: Kuta, Legian, Semiyark (areas with various bars, restaurants and hotels), Nusa Dua (quiet, suitable for relaxation), Ubid (rich in Bali culture with many temples and volcanoes). There are also many options of food, from Indo food to Western food.
5. Lombok, Gili Meno (Indonesia)
Lombok Gili Meno
In contrast with the crowded atmosphere of Bali, Lombok is calm, sweet and romantic in its particular way. If you come to this island, remember to visit Mawun beach, which is also called pink beach because the beach turns pink at sunset. There are 3 small but famous islands located in Lombok area: Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, Gili Air. The most beautiful, quiet and romantic among three is Gili Meno. Gili Meno is an ideal place for diving and snorkeling to watch colorful coral reefs.
6. Ao Nang, Railay, Koh Phi Phi (Thailand)
Ao nang — Thailand
Ao Nang has everything that you need: from beachfront restaurants with extensive menu or restaurants on top of the hill where you can watch the entire view of Ao Nang in sunset light and enjoy meal with your companions at the same time.
Phi Phi is attractive not only to couples but also to many young single people. If you love beautiful attractions and also want to join in outside activities or parties, then Phi Phi is where you have to visit at least one. The Long Beach is the most beautiful beach of Phi Phi and it has colorful coral for those who like snorkeling.
7. El Nido (Philippines)
El Nido has many beautiful lagoons (small islands hidden by huge limestones) and El Nido’s beaches always have 3 colors: blue, light blue and jade blue. Be careful because it’s easy to lose the feeling of the sea in other countries just because the sea in El Nido is beautiful like haven!
The only downside here is that it’s super expensive if you want to stay in a high-quality hotel, but the rest in El Nido is wonderful.
8. Coron (Philipines)
Coron is the best place for diving and snorkeling in Philippines. Even when you do not know how to swim, you can go snorkeling to see and admire colorful coral reefs and all sorts of fish. In Coron, there are incredibly beautiful brackish water lake which is put on the list of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Hotels in Coron are mostly more expensive than in other places, but tour prices is rather cheap. Cost for renting a private canoe or ship is affordable.
9. Sapa (Vietnam)
Sapa has romantic scenery, cool weather, good food and beautiful hotels. Moreover, prices here are relatively low and suitable for many people. The best resort for honeymoon in Sapa is Sapa Topas Ecolodge, which is located on a private hill and surrounded by terraces with beautiful and tranquil view.
10. Malacca, Cameron highland (Malaysia)
Maclacca — Malaysia
It only takes 2 hours to go by bus from Kuala Lampur to arrive at this romantic city. Malacca is a mix of Chinese, Portugueses and British architectural culture, so you can easily find old buildings in Europe style.
It is about 200 kilometer from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron highland. This highland has chilly weather and fresh air all year. The atmosphere is more romantic with the clouds flying near the ground or villas in ancient British style. Cameron is also famed for its farms of butterflies, bees, roses, lavender and green tea hills. There are many beautiful hotels or apartments with awesome view (some are towards green tea valley, and some is surrounded by rose forest. This is the perfect place for honeymoon!
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Originally published at goasiadaytrip.com on January 26, 2016.