Are you romantic? Do you love travelling? Are you getting hitched anytime soon? If your answer is yes to these three questions, then continue reading, because this is the perfect article for you. Asia is known for its scenic mountains, amazing beaches, and of course, delicious food, which makes it a perfect continent to get married in if you want a destination wedding. A destination wedding is the thing nowadays, and it’s here to stay. Everyone does it–your favorite celebrities, your college friends, and the people you work with.
There are hundreds of places you could tie the knot in. To help you with your wedding venue planning, here are the 10 best romantic wedding destinations in Asia with the magnificent and picturesque views that makes your wedding even more romantic and memorable.
1. The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi (Maldives)
Maldives is a tropical paradise located in the Indian Ocean. Tourists keep coming here to unwind,swim in the pristine blue waters, lie on the white sand, or just relax in the villas while enjoying the view and taking it all in. Aside from vacationers, Maldives is also being frequented by couples who are getting married.
The place is so beautiful and romantic, which makes it a perfect setting for a wedding and honeymoon. The Sun SiyamIruFushi is a luxury 5-star resort in Maldives that promises dedicated passion in delivering their service, which makes them the best partner in planning your wedding.
2. Ayana Resort and Spa (Bali, Indonesia)
Situated thirty-five meters (114.8 feet) above the Indian Ocean, the Sky location in Ayana Resort and Spa is perfect for a sunset wedding ceremony. If you want say your vows while bathing in a beautiful orange sunset, this is the perfect venue for you.
Pledge your love as the sun meets the ocean and the blue horizon is starting to turn gold. What could be more romantic than that? You and your guests can party up all night dancing to the best wedding hits with the sound of the waves and crickets in the background.
3. The View (TalingNgam, KohSamui, Thailand)
Some couples often opt for a villa wedding. Aside from this minimizing the cost for transportation from the ceremony to the reception, it also closes the gap of the timeline in between, so the guests will not be kept waiting.
The View is a charming contemporary villa for rent that is built on the top of a quite cliff in KohSamui, Thailand. It has five luxurious suite bedrooms, and a kid’s room that can accommodate eight in total, The View is perfect for an intimate wedding/vacation with just the couple’s closest friends and family members.
4. Villa Aye (Phuket, Thailand)
Speaking of beautiful villas for weddings, Villa Aye is a luxurious villa in Thailand settled within Phuket’s Millionaire’s Mile that has a magnificent panoramic view of the Andam Sea in one side and Patong Bay on the other.
Having a turquoise ocean and blue sky on the background seems to be a perfect way to get married. Your guests would not mind travelling, since Villa Aye is just 35 minutes away from the airport. It is also just a 15-minute drive from Patong’s shopping and entertainment center.
5. PangkorLaut Resort (Perak, Malaysia)
How do you feel about getting married in a secluded and privately owned island set along the Straits of Malacca? PangkorLuat is the only resort on this island, and is located three miles off the West Coast of Malaysia.
This island has been previously named as Number One in the World by Condé Nast Traveler. Its white sandy beaches and pristine waters nestled between an ancient rainforest can take away your wedding jitters in a heartbeat. The serene nature of the island could calm the nerves of any bridezilla.
6. Intercontinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort (Da Nang, Vietnam)
Intercontinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort has been getting nods here and there for its luxurious amenities and superb service. This resort has been named by CNN as one of the world’s most luxurious chain hotels. World Travel Awards also awarded this place as the World’s Leading Luxury Resort. Their beachfront which overlooks the East Sea is the top choice for wedding ceremonies; however, they also have other ideal spots such as their lush tropical garden.
The resort and its staff’s goal is to work with the couple to help them achieve their dream wedding. They are willing to customize their services, and they also cater to special requests, which make them an ideal partner in your wedding planning. Your guests would also get excited about attending your wedding, since the resort is close to UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Hoi Ann Ancient Town.
7. Miniloc Island El Nido Resorts (EL Nido, Palawan, Philippines)
El Nidois part of the beautiful Palawan, Philippines which has been twice awarded by Condé Nast Traveler as the Best Island in the World. Upon reaching El Nido, you would understand why it has gained such praise and attention. The place is exactly how a paradise on earth should look like, which is why it’s not a surprise that a lot of couples decided to say their ‘I do’s” here.
El Nido Resorts’ Miniloc Island is one of the most popular wedding venues here in Palawan. If you get married here, you will be saying “yes” to your husband or wife while being surrounded by crystal clear turquoise waters, the pearly white sands, and the huge rock boulders that makes the place even more secluded and serene, which is perfect for the occasion. Maniloc Island is also popular to Filipino celebrities who want to tie the knot away from the prying eyes of the media.
8. Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa (Boracay Island, Philippines)
Boracay Island is one of the top vacation destinations in the Philippines. In 2012, it was awarded as the Best Island in the World by Travel + Leisure magazine. Condé Nast Traveler also gave the same award to Boracay in 2014. With its various water activities during daytime and lively nightlife just right after sundown, the island is also a popular wedding destination for the couples who have dreamt of having beach weddings. Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa offers wedding packages that promises a fairytale beginning. You would be walking down the pearly-white sand isles and say your vows in front the deep blue sea.
With this picturesque view, too many frills on decorations will be just optional. Since Boracay has so much to offer, you can even extend your stay for the wedding and stretch it to a honeymoon. You can spend your first few days as a married couple up in the air. Parasailing is one of the most popular activities here. If you are afraid of heights, but have no problem being underwater, helmet diving would let you be submerged in the ocean. You can swim with the fishes and be surrounded by Boracay’s abundant marine life. During nighttime, a lot of cafes offer entertainment. If you are up for bar hopping, there are loads to choose from in the area. Your guests will not run out of things to do in this island.
9. The Danna Langkawi (Langkawi, Malaysia)
The Danna Langkawi in Malaysia offers a regal venue for the bride and groom. Being one of the popular wedding venues in the country, The Danna Langkawi has mastered the art of providing luxurious and exquisite service to their guests. Their site provides virtual tour of the area, so you can check out their beach and have a better view of where you would like to have the ceremony.
For women who would like to walk in stilettos during their wedding but still have the view of the golden sunset and crystalline ocean, the resort’s manicured garden is also available. Beach and garden weddings that are equally magical and breathtaking are offered here. The resort’s wedding team is so efficient and attentive that the couple should not be worrying about anything except having fun and celebrating their love.
10. Four Seasons Resort (Chiang Mai)
I don’t know about you, but getting married with the mountains and paddy rice fields as the backdrop sounds like a good idea to me.The Four Seasons Resort in Mae Rim Valley, Chiang Mai has 64 pavilions and 16 private residences all designed in Thai Style with state of the art furnishings to keep you and your wedding party comfortable.
This award winning resort is happy to partner with you in planning and executing your dream wedding–may it be a grand gala or an intimate celebration with fewer than 100 guests. Their Orchid Nursery is perfect for a woodland or Alice in Wonderland theme. If you prefer a little more rustic or boho, they are more than happy to customize the decorations for you. The Cocktail Lawn is perfect for a huge party. With the glistening mountains and lush tropics as your backdrop, this will set the romantic mood of your happy-ever-after moment.