As many people would agree, Asia is a perfect destination for honeymooners with a combination of scenic beauty and culture. However, without a clear plan, you may be spoilt of choice, thus ending up with a confused honeymoon. The fact that many islands in Asia have so many bucket-list worthy places to choose from, narrowing a list down is no easy task—but that’s exactly what we did here. From a luxury lodge to a bungalow on your private island, from far-flung exotic locales to beautiful beaches and budget-friendly options, there’s something for everyone.
The Apurva Kempinski Bali
For those who value intimacy, Cliff Private Pool Ocean Junior Suite of this resort is a perfect choice, offering the ultimate privacy for serene togetherness. With a unique location, being perched high atop a cliff, the Cliff Private Pool Ocean Junior Suites offer 100 square metres of premium accommodation with a magnificent view of the Indian Ocean. Each suite is fitted with refined furnishings and Indonesia’s tropical decor characteristics and offers the ultimate in luxurious resort-style living. The suites allow couples to enjoy exclusive access to the Cliff Lounge and its panoramic hydro jet pools. For honeymooners, a suite is a great option as each of them features their own private plunge pools, perfect for couples spending their intimacy.
Alternatively, couples can also have a spa experience at The Apurva Spa. Healing treatments are based on the Javanese philosophy Rupasampat Wahyabiantara, which means “true beauty is achieved when the outer beauty is in harmony with inner beauty”. Establishing itself as a luxury spa in Bali, The Apurva Spa applies the traditional wellness techniques using the application of traditional Lulur and Jamu. For honeymooners, Apurva Spa has Smaradhana ritual, it is a couple retreat that is both uplifting and romantic. Smaradhana treatment includes the Kembang Setaman flower blessing, romantic flower bath, and jamu herbal drink for hormone balance and health maintenance.
Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa
Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa is a collection of exclusive adult orientated one and two-bedroom villas, a honeymoon suite and an owner’s residence each nestled within its own secluded walled garden. With visual elements of the traditional design depicted in the thatched roof work, the villas also accentuate natural lighting and a sense of spaciousness. Full-length glass doors and windows permit lounging and sleeping environments to merge seamlessly into the outdoors emulating the Balinese concept of open style living.
All villas feature semi-open bathing facilities complete with outdoor shower recess, a personal plunge pool edged by a sundeck and reclining lounges as well as ample space for outdoor dining and romantic interludes. To escape the monotony of standard hotel room accommodation, villas at Kayumanis are equipped with a modern kitchenette that can be used to cater to special dietary requirements or enjoy a leisurely breakfast prepared by one of our unobtrusive butlers.
No two villas at Kayumanis are architecturally or aesthetically alike. Each has been individually named after an Indonesian species of wood and is categorized in terms of interior theme. Guest facilities at Kayumanis include expansive freeform swimming, Spa, private Beach Club and Tetaring Restaurant featuring tantalizing Indonesian specialities, also Piasan Restaurant featuring original Italian cooking.
The Samaya Seminyak
Beachfront Private pool villa in the heart of Seminyak, The Samaya Seminyak hosts honeymooners like no other. Inspired by a Sanskrit word, meaning “come together” or “I am with you”, this property is a better place to begin your new life together with your loved one.
Romantic honeymoon villa at The Samaya Seminyak is a place to immerse yourselves in the magical island of the Gods. Searching for the ultimate honeymoon or simply looking for a romantic getaway, The Samaya Seminyak works with you every step of the way to create your very own intimate and memorable adventure.
The beach, the water, the Spirit of Bali – it’s hard to go wrong with a honeymoon in Bali, especially at The Samaya Seminyak. Romance and magic are everywhere you turn. You can enjoy traditional dishes like Balinese Megibung Seafood. The resort also provides a Romantic Dinner facing the spectacular sunset that will remind you of your time in Bali, forever.
For couples who truly love the finer things in life, The Samaya Seminyak provides a luxurious and romantic atmosphere on the shore of Seminyak beach. 24/7 butler service will help with any romantic request.
Grand Hyatt Jakarta
This property has just announced the renovated rooms with elegant designs by the House of Hadiprana. Known for its authentic Indonesian touch, the interior firm draws inspirations from Nipa palms in Borneo. Pleats and symmetries found in Nipa leaves inspire the geometric patterns adorning the room décor. Oversized imagery of traditional embroideries and beadworks from Borneo also adds a splash of colours to the textured bed wall.
All of the new rooms come with a plush addition of a daybed by the expansive window. The 50-square-metre Grand Deluxe City View category perfectly accommodates singles or couples who appreciate a sprawling view over the capital city. For a more captivating sight, the Grand Deluxe Bundaran View reserves an unobstructed panorama of the iconic landmark Bundaran HI. To attract couples, their newest 43-metre lagoon-shaped pool offers a new experience to honeymooners. The salt-based chlorination feature renders the water gentler on the eyes and skin. There are also two 25-metre lanes, where guests can do laps individually.
Belmond Napasai is also worth a shot! Set between jungle and sea, Belmond Napasai is the perfect destination to savour peace and privacy with its private sandy beach, beautiful standalone villas and suites and infinity-edge freshwater pool. Perfect for families and friends, the World of Belmond promises a revitalising escape with unique and meaningful experiences for your next holiday.
Belmond Napasai launches new experience packages that invite guests to relish simple pleasures of island life and pay homage to the traditions of Koh Samui. Curated in collaboration with the local community, this latest host of experiences takes guests beyond the sun, sand and sea to discover hidden escapes and appreciate local heritage and Samui way of life. From seeking an inner peace at Kunaram Temple to exploring a secret garden of sculptures tucked away on the hills or learning the art of ‘Kalamae’ making, Belmond Napasai offers enriching and transformative journeys for guests to indulge in the joys of discovery as well as help preserving the local community.
Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort
Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort is giving guests a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend the night observing Thailand’s majestic elephants in their natural habitat while staying in unique transparent Jungle Bubbles. Unfolding across 160 acres of Northern Thailand’s ancient jungle, Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort is perched on a hill overlooking the Mekong and Ruak rivers. The secluded location is exclusively positioned to take in majestic three country views over the confluence of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar, and grazing elephants in the most stunning of natural settings below.
Located in the jungle, the two Jungle Bubbles are perched on raised wooden decks offering uninterrupted views of the elephants, as well as stargazing at night. The Jungle Bubbles were custom designed by Eye In The Sky and are constructed with high tech polyester fabric using exclusive Precontraint Serge Ferrari technology to create a milieu in which guests can enjoy an immersive, close-to-nature experience.
Soneva Kiri is located in the secluded island in Ko Kood, 68.7KM away from the airport. These traditionally decorated villas have the most eccentric restaurant and bar, BBQ facilities, free Wi-Fi and library, each room is equipped with air conditioner to keep you cool on a dazzling day, you can baptise yourself on their pool or sunbathe on their private white sand beach and unwind you can unwind at a private white-sand beach, go fishing, diving or watch an outdoor Cinema. There’s a lot of activities you can check out in this divine paradise.
Karma Song Hoai
This sprawling property comprises 51 stylish suites and family rooms, each boasting private balconies and accompanied by a cluster of restaurants, bars, gyms, and even a spa. but the attraction of the resort doesn’t just lie in its host of amenities, but its location; Karma Song Hoai is perched on the banks of the Thu Bồn river, just 1 kilometre or a short stroll or bike ride from the old town. Though you can choose to take it easy and embrace the opportunity to be dropped by golf cart into the heart of town. Similarly close are the pristine Cua Dai and An Bang Beaches, just a 20-minute bicycle ride away from the resort.
New World Saigon Hotel
New World Saigon Hotel has been the first choice for royalty and world leaders visiting the city since 1994. It has hosted such luminaries as U.S. Presidents George W.H. Bush, George Walker Bush and Bill Clinton, former president of the Republic of the Philippines Corazon Aquino, and Japanese Prince Akishinomiya Denka and Princess Kiko. The hotel’s renovation ensures that New World Saigon hotel remains at the forefront of deluxe hospitality in the city, with fresh, contemporary and stylish surroundings matching the tastes of modern business and leisure travellers.
As soon as guests cross the hotel threshold, they encounter a renewed, light-flooded lobby. The new Whisper Bar & Lounge has multiple cosy seating areas to relax and savour a refreshing drink. The adjacent Parkview Restaurant will have eight-meter floor-to-ceiling windows. The Chinese restaurant will have a new concept in May next year. The Residence Club Living Room executive lounge has been upgraded with modern furnishings and decor, along with a 10th-floor terrace overlooking the busy city and 23 September Park.
Shinta Mani Wild
Be Tarzan of the jungle in this extraordinary hotel, treasured at the crossroads of three national parks, set 1.5KM of rivers and waterfall. A gentle vacation in the wild. If you want to put money where the mouth is, then there’s a perfectly safari-inspired designed room for you at the base of a waterfall. Wake up to the sound of chirping birds, swim in the natural rock pools connect to Zipline and join the rangers from the Wildlife Alliance on a journey to an anti-poaching patrol and set a camera ready to live stream on social media, see the local population of leopards, sun bears and elephants then later relax in a soaker tub on your private veranda or go to the soothing spa then maybe after that you would like to socialise at the cocktail bar, overlooking the riverfronts boulders best explored by private boat. Delight in one of these fifteen tents, stay in bliss and let the sound of the wild remind you of your abundance from within.
FCC Angkor by Avani Hotels & Resorts
Located across from the Royal Independence Gardens and Royal Residence, FCC Angkor was once home to the elegant mansion of the French colonial governor, as well as the renowned Foreign Correspondent’s Club – a place that holds an abundance of history and recognised as a popular meeting place for international journalists, celebrities and travellers from around the world.
Surrounded by towering, centuries-old trees and lush tropical flora, FCC Angkor is a beautiful recreation, from the restored Mansion restaurant, to the newly build bar – Scribe and 80 welcoming, classically renewed rooms and suites. Inspired by nature, the entire space oozes warmth and perfectly reinforces the vision from the original architect Gary Fell, who effortlessly blended tropical modernity with its French colonial history.