Thailand Honeymoon Destinations, Places for Couples

Last Updated: December 06,2021

Thailand has long become a popular destination for many newly-married on their honeymoon with its unique island scenery, superb cuisine and exotic features. We can also let you experience the traditional Thai blessing and/or wedding ceremony in your tour. These are exactly why Thailand will let you win the strong admiration of friends! So make it real now!

Here are top unique Thai honeymoon ideas that will inspire you of a perfect Thailand honeymoon. We look deep into our thousands of clients who arranged their honeymoon through UME. After that, we conclude those types and give you an overview of which are best honeymoon destinations in Thailand.

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Thailand Islands for Honeymoon

Koh Samui

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 ThailandFull 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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Koh Lanta

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.

Recommended Place to Stay in Koh Phi Phi: top 10 koh phi phi honeymoon hotels

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

Koh Tao

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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Thailand Beaches for Honeymoon


A romantic mix of beach, cave and jungle for couples

Krabi is the one you could not miss while on a Thailand honeymoon. Not as famous as her neighbor Koh Phi Phi, but it's definitely a hidden gem. Although it's a little coast city, you will enjoy all you could think of a perfect Thailand honeymoon without too much troubles.

Krabi is famous for its towering limestone cliffs, stunning sea caves, convenient location to nearby islands and rich adventure activities such as kayaking, rock climbing and diving. These stones look like it was carefully crafted by the fact, are workmanship of nature's masterpieces.

The biking tour to mangrove forests and local village is also a great choice to meet with locals. To integrate into local life, climb 1,237 steps to the top of the Tiger Cave Temple for a beautiful view.

Krabi airport is the most convenient way to get Krabi but it's also accessible from Phuket on land or from other nearby islands by ferry. Usually it will take around two hours. Most honeymooners have a tour circle from Phuket, Koh Phi Phi to Krabi, so that they can return to Phuket for the last day.

After all those scenery touring, Krabi also offers the opportunity to have a romantic photo shooting on beach. Think of walking on the white beach at sunset, hand on hand with your partner. It is a sweet memory that you two can cherish for lifelong!

Ideal Duration for Honeymoon: 2 to 3 days

Best time to visit Krabi: November - March.

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For crazy nightlife

Pattaya is perfect for a short honeymoon after several days in Bangkok. Known as ladyboy show, beach party and bars, this place is more vividly than other honeymoon beaches. Together with its high-rise condos and shopping malls, Patthaya is also a major attraction for shopping.

Wondering of the best romantic beach in Patthaya? Come to Koh Samet. Samet Island is an ideal getaway located in southeast of Patthaya. Day tours to Koh Samet from Patthaya is popular.

Ideal Duration for Honeymoon: 1 to 2 days

Best time to visit Pattaya: November - March

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Hua Hin

Enjoy a Thai royal honeymoon

Of all the Thailand honeymoon places, Hua Hin is counted among the best beaches for honeymoon in Thailand. This city is perfect for the couples who love to experience the best beaches in Thailand.

It is true that most Thais envisage Hua Hin as a romantic and elegant gateway holiday destination, a notion started off about 100 years ago when the Royal Family members and the well-to-do would spend their summers here.

Currently, Hua Hin has countless lovely seaside resort, villas and houses for common couples.

It can be easily reached from Bangkok, around 2-hour diving distance.

Ideal Duration for Honeymoon: 2 to 3 days

Best time to visit Hua Hin: November - March. Read more information about Hua Hin in Visiting Hua Hin for the First Time.

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Jungle adventure for honeymoon

Chiang Mai

A peaceful small town in northern Thailand

Chiang Mai is a land of peace. It was formerly part of the independent Lanna Kingdom until 1558, so Chiang Mai keeps a lot of unique culture and relics.

It is also known as "The rose of northern Thailand"because of its misty mountains and jungles. With this large natural environment, Thai elephant are well-protected in Chiang Mai. The greenery of Chiang Mai is abundant and is magnificent to witness Thai elephant walking and having mud bath. An ethical elephant sanctuary is one of the best spot to visit in Thailand on honeymoon.

Over the year, Chiang Mai somehow manages to retain its blissful, calm and laid-back atmosphere for couples who want to a life in a slower pace. You are able to seek peaceful serenity and local vibes here.

Ideal Duration for Honeymoon: 2 to 3 days

Best time to visit Chiang Mai: All year round

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City life for honeymoon


You will find everything about Thailand here

Bangkok is to Thailand what Siem Reap is to Cambodia. Bangkok is the capital of Thailand as well as the center of awe – inspiring Thai culture.

Rich cultural landmark, notorious entertainment venues, along with friendly hospitality of the locals has made it synonymous with exoticism. Marvel at the wonder of the Grand Palace, watch a live Muay Thai show, sample some mouth-watering Thai foods or take a traditional Thai massage, Bangkok has all you need for a Thailand honeymoon.

Bangkok also has numerous rooftop bars. Provide a perfect place for the love birds coming in for a romantic candlelit dinner.

Ideal Duration for Honeymoon: 2 to 3 days

Best time to visit Bangkok: All year round

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