Gorgeous coast of Koh Samui is the perfect getaway!
Koh Samui is about 560 km south of Bangkok. It is the second largest island in Thailand. It was a desert island without residents before twenty years ago. It wasn't known by the world until several western tourists took a wooden boat from Bangkok. After that, the news reveals the beautiful beach and turquoise waters of Koh Samui.
Samui Islands are composed of over eighty tropical islands, of which only four are inhabited, Koh Samui is the largest among them. The other famous one is Koh Phangan on the north of Samui. This islet hosts the biggest beach party in Thailand – Full Moon Party, only a short ferry ride from Koh Samui mainland.
This island now has international-standard accommodation while still keeps its simple scenery. You will find a lot of options from super luxury resorts to natural bamboo beach huts. Koh Samui is one of those places that you can indulge in simple beach honeymoon.
Ideal Duration for Honeymoon: 2 to 3 days
Best time to visit:
The best time to visit Koh Samui is the direct contrary of Phuket. Dry season in Koh Samui is from March through October. During the rainy season on Koh Samui, visitors can choose Phuket, which is right of the dry season. If you are travelers visiting Koh Samui for first time, best way is to catch its shoulder season discount.
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Beaches that full of fun!
Postcard-perfect Phuket, on the Andaman Sea, is awash with glamorous scenery options for honeymooners too. It is a large island and commercial center. It is also known as "The pearl on the Andaman Sea" for its charming scenery and rich tourist resources. This metropolis is a confusion of city and beach, old and new, oriental and western.
Phuket has a lone coastline stretching from north to south. You will have a lot of choices for best beach in Phuket for honeymoon. For younger couples, you might like some of the liveliest beaches in middle Phuket, such as Patong beach.
For couples like quiet beaches or avoid traffic during high season, beaches in northern or southern tip of Phuket instead is better, such as Bang Tao Beach, Surin Beach, Kamala Beach in the north, or Karon Beach, Kata Beach, Nai Harn Beach in the south.
Ideal Duration for Honeymoon: 3 to 4 days
Best time to visit: Best time to visit Phuket is from November to March. These months are also good for other part of Thailand. More information for Phuket, please read Visiting Phuket for the First Time.
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Get lost in isolated beaches with your partner
Ko Lanta is an isolated yet one of the most amazing places to set your honeymoon on beach in a real way. The islands of Lanta lay off the coast of Krabi, opposite Khlong Thom. The large island consists of 9 small islets and is dotted with endless white beaches, dense mangroves, rich marine life and corals.
Koh Lanta can be reached by ferry after land transfer from nearby Phuket and Krabi the nearest airport.
Ideal Duration for Honeymoon: 2 to 3 days
Best time to visit Ko Lanta: November to April. During low season from April to October, the ferry to Ko Lanta might relatively decrease.More information for Ko Lanta, please read Visiting Ko Lanta for the First Time.
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Top Things to Do in Ko Lanta: Koh Lanta is famous for caves and local villages, also some top-class resorts. Good idea to try some natural adventure and island hopping with your partners. See more: top 10 things to do for koh lanta honeymoon in thailand
Phi Phi Island
On the middle on Amanda Sea!
Phi Phi Island is the island-superstar of Thailand. Known as "The superstar of Thailand island", Phi Phi Island is no double the most exotic island for your Thailand honeymoon. Apart from its never-ending beaches, famous natural scenic beauty, silver sand beaches, its varies beach activities and exotic Thailand honeymoon resorts here also provides a peace nest for couples.
Most development in Phi Phi Island has been concentrated in and around the Thong Sala Pier. If you are couples who want get to experience while holidaying here, try to find more isolated resorts and villas on the north tip.
The accommodation on Phi Phi Island will be slightly more expensive than other part of Thailand. Day trips from Phuket and Krabi without overnight on the island are also popular.
The best way to Koh Phi Phi is ferry from Phuket. If Koh Phi Phi is your last stop in Thailand, remember to book a late-time flight leaving from Phuket cause the ferry back from Koh Phi Phi is limited.
Ideal Duration for Honeymoon: 1 to 3 days
Best time to visit Phi Phi Island: November to March. More information for Koh Phi Phi, please read Visiting Koh Phi Phi for the First Time.
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Top Things to Do in Koh Phi Phi:
Go for an island hopping tour with your loved one and indulge in some water sports at the famous Maya Bay. Also, don't forget the peak of Phi Phi - the Phi Phi Viewpoint and capture some beautiful memories to have a cocktail drink in jungle. See more: top 10 things to do for phi phi islands honeymoon in thailand
Explore the underwater world
Want more sea activities in your honeymoon? Koh Tao is the perfect for diver couples. It's a small yet interesting island in the Gulf of Thailand. Can easily be connected with Koh Samui tour.
Diving day tour is popular from Koh Samui and Koh Phangan. It's some of the best diving spot in Thailand with PADI certification. Feel free to indulge in rich marine animal and coral. Plan something different in Koh Tao for your honeymoon in Thailand!
Ideal Duration for Honeymoon: 1-2 days
Best time to visit Koh Tao: April - October. More information for Koh Tao, please read Visiting Koh Tao for the First Time.
Recommended Place to Stay in Koh Tao: As a short stop near Koh Samui, there are a lot boat tour to Koh Tao every day, so stay in Koh Samui or Koh Phangan will be more convenient.
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