After the wedding, it’s time for the honeymoon! What better way to start your life with your partner than relaxing on the beach of a beautiful island? Known as “Land of Smiles”, the possibilities for fun, romance and adventure are endless in Thailand. From gorgeous landscapes, beautiful beaches, luxury resorts, major tourist attractions, delicious food and rocking parties, Thailand is honeymoon heaven. Whatever you’re in the mood for, you’re bound to find it on the South-East Asian Indo-Chinese peninsula. So, if you’re looking for a unique honeymoon, consider these beautiful places in Thailand.

1. Bangkok (2-3 days)

Bangkok is the best way to get an introduction to the country of Thailand. And with the largest international terminal, it is where many honeymooners and tourists start their trip. The city, with its impressive skyline, lifestyle and culture, isn’t the fourth most visited city in the world for no reason. Bangkok has seemingly thousands of attractions, top sights, romantic restaurants, neighborhoods and more to get immersed in.

Things To Do

  • Visit the Grand Palace, home to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha
  • Go shopping at the Chatuchak Weekend Market
  • Tour the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre
  • Get a private onsen bath and massage with your partner
  • Cuddle, have tea and enjoy the view Vertigo Too High Tea

2. Koh Lipe (1-2 days)

Koh Lipe, also known as “The Maldives of Thailand” is a magical paradise floating in the middle of the Andaman Sea. The island is especially known for its beautiful white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. If beach sports and adventures are what you love, Koh Lipe will be the perfect honeymoon destination.

The island and its surrounding waters are quite famous for snorkelling and scuba diving; its coral reefs are easy to reach and feature some of the most stunning marine life. For such a small island, it also features a large number of accommodations ranging from four-star resorts to cosy bamboo bungalows.

Things To Do

  • Rent a longtail boat for the day and take a private tour of the surrounding islands
  • Go snorkelling or scuba diving
  • Watch the sunset on Sunset Beach and the sunrise on Sunrise Beach

3. Phi Phi Islands (1-2 days)

The Phi Phi Islands are a major highlight of Thailand. The uncrowded escape, located near the island of Phuket is the quintessential island getaway, perfect for honeymooners.

 Phi Phi has two main islands- Phi Phi Don, the larger of the two which is more populated and famous for its beach parties, and Phi Phi Leh, which is completely free of inhabitants. There is no hustle and bustle on either island – just gorgeous beaches, peace and comfort, which many honeymooners are looking for.

Things To Do

  • Rent a boat and go island-hopping between the two islands
  • Go on a shark-watching tour at Phi Phi Small Shark Point
  • Go rock climbing or hiking on Phi Phi Don

4. Phuket (3-4 days)

Phuket is the most popular tourist destination in Thailand and one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in South-East Asia. The island is blessed with crystal-clear beaches and palm-fringed coastlines, all the things that contribute to a relaxing honeymoon. Laze on the beach or stroll along the shore with your partner.

Unwind after a long day of shopping and sightseeing by getting a Thai massage at one of the many massage parlours on the island. If you want culture and fun, Phuket has that too. You can go visit the cute gibbons at the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project, tour the Chalong Bay Rum Distillery or check out the Phuket Trickeye Museum.

Things To Do

  • Pay a visit to Wat Chalong Temple
  • Learn to make Pad Thai at a cooking class
  • Visit the Phuket Trickeye Museum
  • Tour the Chalong Bay Rum Distillery
  • Visit the cute gibbons at the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project
  • Visit Big Buddha
  • Hit the beach

 5. Koh Samui (1-2 days)

Koh Samui is located in the Gulf of Thailand and is the second largest island in Thailand. Along with the various cultural and spiritual attractions on the island like the Big Buddha shrine, Koh Samui is also home to some of the best and biggest parties in Thailand. If there’s ever a full moon on your honeymoon, go out and have some fun at the mind-blowing full moon beach parties across the island.

Things To Do

  • Visit the Big Buddha shrine
  • Go kayaking in the Ang Thong National Marine Park
  • Have some fun at the Namuang waterfalls

6. Krabi (2-3 days)

With its beautiful beaches, landscape and attractions, Krabi is on its way to becoming the go-to destination in Thailand.

 This group of 130 secluded and tranquil islands looks and feels like paradise, especially for newlyweds that are high on love. If you’re a diver, beach lover, or adventurer, Krabi is a great place to call “home” while on a Thailand honeymoon. The cluster of islands also makes it the perfect place to go island-hopping.

Things To Do

  • Explore the islands on a boat tour
  • Go diving or snorkelling on one of the many beaches
  • Scale the rocks at Railay
  • Tour the Tiger Cave Temple

7. Chiang Mai (2-3 days)

Chiang Mai, often referred to as Thailand’s “Rose of the North”, oozes natural beauty and culture. The high mountain ranges and greenery in Chiang Mai make it one of the most beautiful and purest places to visit in Thailand for a honeymoon.

Revel in the beautiful natural attractions, visit one of the hundreds of temples in the city, or learn more about the life of the locals by visiting one of the tribal villages. The range of activities to do in Chiang Mai is sure to make for the most interesting honeymoon.

Things To Do

  • Visit the gorgeous Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Tour the Chiang Mai Night Safari
  • Marvel at the elephants at The Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
  • Go shopping at Bo Sang Handicraft Village
  • Tour the Underground Ancient City, Wiang Kum Kam