The hall mark of any wedding is the honeymoon. This is often the perfect finish to an auspicious occasion in the life of a couple. We are all familiar with greying couples, frequent trips down memory lane of their perfect honeymoon. Unlike them, the modern couple has limitless options, given the information age and improvements in transport, destinations are popping up in new frontiers. One such example is the orient and Asia in general. It is becoming the ideal destination for most couples given the hospitality industry and rich culture.
One favorite couples’ honeymoon destination is Thailand. Boasting luxury star accredited hotels that offer impeccable services, one will be spoilt for choice, given the myriad options presented. Voted the best property in the world in 2008 by Conde Nast in the United Kingdom, Six Senses Samui is envied amongst its peers. Not only does its exquisite design make a perfect background for the timeless snap shots for a couple, but their impeccable service makes it worthwhile. There are personal butlers to handle the entire luggage and could double up as giving invaluable information and suggestions on where to have fun in the area. The amenities involve private infinity pools that are ideal for a couple. The idea behind any honeymoon trip is the need for privacy in addition to luxurious service. The location of this 20 acre prime land on the tip of Samui offers the highest level that one can bargain for. This makes it the perfect choice for both regulars and high profile guests who might not want the undue attention. The prices are equally client friendly and the professionally trained staff and kitchen makes visits memorable.(Image by Thailand International Tours )
A frequent advert that runs through most mainstream media outlets globally is “Malaysia truly Asia.” There is no doubt to this self—proclamation if the resort and honeymoon destinations are anything to go by. Having been blessed with white sandy beaches and a friendly population, Love birds find this country particularly worth of a life time memory. Bella Vista is one such example, of the perfect honeymoon location. Rated excellent by previous clients, the resort has a perfect sea view and quick check in criteria. The house keeping is professional, and there are an exterior is particularly beautiful. However, there is often a rather higher than usual temperature in the resort and some clients might find it rather uncomfortable. The resort however, has climate control gadgets to keep this in check. Shangri La Hotel in Singapore is arguably one of the best honeymoon destinations in the country. It has wedding packages including honeymoon at pocket friendly prices. Online reservations are readily available at the click of a button. The room service, spa and pool are some of the amenities that make this couple favorite when in Singapore.
The traveler’s choice award winner 2014, El Nido resorts in the Philippines in Langdon, is the perfect choice for any honeymoon. This isolated luxury island offers the best place for love birds in addition to exciting activities in the resort. This is especially ideal for adventurous couples.(Image by Patrick Payne)
When speaking of honeymoon resorts in Indonesia, Bali comes to mind. The Grand Mirage often pops up in this debate. As the name suggest for those seeking that grand honeymoon to reflect the significance of occasion, can’t opt for any other choice. The white sandy beaches and soothing breeze from the sea is ideal for that serene moment for couples. A well maintained swimming pool and exquisite cuisine make this a must-visit resort.
Forget the often media depicted war torn Cambodia, this country has some of the best honeymoon sites. This is a stark contrast to the often peddled stereotype. Cambodia indeed has wonderful sites and luxurious couple resorts. Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa resort might have the longest names, but that in itself is reason enough to make you have the longest honeymoon there. Having the benefit of being a golfing resort and spa at the same time, you can perfect your swing while also detoxifying singlehood out of your system. The staff are professional and their smiles are heart-warming. Luxury meets comfort in this resort and one would be prudent to invest in your honey moon experience here.
So congrats and enjoy your first holiday as a newlywed couple!
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