Are you looking to spend your honeymoon in Thailand but don’t know enough about the country to make a complete plan? if so, this 2-week itinerary is the perfect one for you. Designed exclusively to please newly wedded couples, the routes you will take will not only allow you to experience wonderful activities like bungy jumping in Koh Samui and diving with sharks in the Andaman Coast, but it will also let you enjoy romantic and luxurious aspects that come with the place like dinner by the sunset in Phuket Island.
Choosing Thailand as your ultimate honeymoon getaway destination will prove to be very worthwhile once you see all the beautiful golden beaches and crystal-clear waters of the sea. A small tip before you decide to book your ticket, try to keep all the traveling at night so that you’ll have all the time to enjoy it during the day.
Day 1-4 Samui
Transport: The fastest way to arrive at Koh Samui is by boarding a connecting flight from Bangkok and you can always book a private car charter with a personalized driver to take you places.
Begin your morning on the island at the sandy shores of ‘Silver Beach’, beautiful ‘Lamai Beach’, and enchanting ‘Hin Ta and Hin Yai’ rocks. Take a stroll in the morning and admire the beautiful formation of rocks and clear, blue water. If you are one for sightseeing and beautiful viewpoints, you can also add ‘Lamai Viewpoint’ to your list of morning ventures.
Get that much-needed adrenaline rush at ‘Samui Bungy Jump’ where you can experience a thrilling 50-meter jump right in the heart of Chaweng Beach. Next, take a walk around the peaceful ‘Chaweng Lake’ or ride your bike towards ‘Overlap Stone’ viewpoint, a very popular sightseeing spot among couples.
If you are eager to explore street food and night markets, ‘Chaweng Night Market’ is what you’re looking for. However, if you are looking to enjoy an unforgettable night show, then ladyboy cabaret shows near Centara Grand Beach Resort is a place you must not miss!
Hop on a Private Speed Boat to embark on a personalized tour made just for you. While working out the details with your driver, please make sure you include the amazing five bird’s nest islands, Koh Tan, and Koh Mat Sum on your list. The five birds nest islands are home to ‘the Swifts’, whose nests are harvested to make the famous “bird’s nest soup”. Koh Tan and Koh Mat Sum are famous destinations for finding colorful fishes under the clear tropical waters.
End your day with a peaceful walk along ‘Thongson Beach’ to watch that beautiful sunset and have dinner at the lively ‘Fisherman’s Village Bophut’. At Fisherman’s village, you’ll find yourself among hundreds of street vendors selling all kinds of delicious food and souvenirs.
West of Koh Samui lies Ang Thong Marine Park, a nature reserve that consists of over 40 different islands! Book a private tour for your lovely honeymoon where you’ll be able to dive and snorkel around the sea looking at beautiful coral reef colonies. On the tour, you will be navigated through small caves and lagoons that can be explored at the flexibility of your time. Make sure you don’t miss the ‘Emerald Lake’, a stunning inland saltwater lagoon located in ‘Koh Mae’.
What’s a honeymoon without a romantic dinner? Koh Samui has several romantic restaurants that are guaranteed to deliver a beautiful and memorable dining experience well worth your money.
Suggestions: Zazen Restaurant, The View Restaurant, The Boudoir, H Bistro, and Dining on the Rocks.
Take a well-deserved rest or revisit your favorite places on the island. The last day serves as a free day for you to plan your ventures to places you love and explore certain attractions that you haven’t had a chance to visit yet.
End your time in Koh Samui with calming and peaceful aspects of culture. Inspect the beautiful temples and lord Buddha Statues of ‘Wat Plai Laem’ and ‘Wat Phra Yai’ and admire the unique architectural design of the places, you can even pay your respects to Lord Buddha if you feel like it. Thai people believe that these are sacred places and often go to the temple and ask for Lord Buddha’s blessing. Visiting the place will give you a chance to understand the religious practices of a Buddhist.
Day 5-8 Koh Phangan
Transport: Travelling to Koh Phangan from Koh Samui takes only 30 mins by a ferry. And the easiest mode of travel around the island is by a motorbike.
As usual, begin your day by taking a morning stroll by the quiet and pleasant ‘Ban Tai Beach’, you can take in that beautiful sunrise and snap photos of just you and your significant other surrounded by the sun, sand, and sea. Enjoy the rest of your morning and afternoon at ‘Asia Blue IDC Scuba’ where you can learn how to scuba dive with professional divers who will also take you diving in most spectacular diving sites in the Gulf of Thailand.
When evening rolls around head towards the west coast of Koh Phangan to the special ‘Hanging palm Tree’, a sightseeing spot just by the ocean famous for the unique position of the tree that lies almost horizontally and facing the sea, instead of vertically and facing towards the sky.
You can also choose to watch the sunset at ‘Secret Beach’ (Koh Raham) near ‘Haad Yao’ there is a small restaurant there that serves delicious food and drinks you can enjoy while admiring the sunset and night skies.
Venture towards ‘Thong Nai Pan Beach’ and ‘Mae Haad Beach’ in the morning to get that spectacular panoramic view of the sea. Very popular for their scenic beauty and blue-green waters, the two beaches are not too crowded and it makes a great private and romantic spot for you to enjoy the company of your lover by the beach in the morning.
Named After his majesty King Rama V, ‘Than Sadet-Koh Pha-ngan National Park’ is a national park in the island recognized for their breathtaking beach and waterfall. You can follow the narrow path in the park that will lead you towards the beautiful waterfalls that you can dip into and relax. The beach is characterized by its deep blue-green color that will surely intrigue you to take a swim in.
While on honeymoon, you can never get enough of those private romantic dinners. It’s your luck that Koh Phangan has some of the most exclusive restaurants in Thailand.
Suggestions: Moon Deck Restaurant, L’alcove, Phangan Cove
You’ll spend your entire morning chilling by the graceful waterfalls of ‘Phaeng Waterfalls’ and ‘Paradise Waterfall’ two of the most popular attraction spots in Koh Phangan. You’ll have to hike about 20 minutes before you reach Phaeng Waterfalls, but once you reached, the view you get will be well worth your effort. In Paradise Waterfalls, you can take a plunge into the waterfalls with a thick rope that is attached to a big tree in the area.
One of the most exciting activities you can do in Koh Phangan is hiking to the highest point of the island. Head to ‘Khao Ra’ mountain, the highest mountain in Phangan to embark on your long, but peaceful uphill trek. In case you don’t fancy a hike, find your way to ‘Koh Ma’ a tiny tropical island based on the north side of Phangan, connected to the island by a beautiful sandbank.
Prepare yourselves for possibly the best evening of your honeymoon in ‘Bluerama’, an exclusive, adults-only resort surrounded by forests and granite rocks where you can enjoy a luxurious dinner while observing the panoramic view of the sea as the sun melts into the horizon.
Enjoy the last of Koh Phangan beaches at ‘Haad Rin’ (sunset and sunrise beach), an endless coast filled with pure, white sand and clear blue waters. Spend the day however you want whether it be to visit other attraction spots that you haven’t had the time to or just relaxing by the sea.
Day 9-11 Phuket
Transport: Get to Phuket by boarding a speed boat back to Koh Samui, and then book a flight to Phuket. You can book a private driver on the island to take you places.
Exchange a morning walk at the beach for a breathtaking 360-degree view over Phuket and its seas from the most popular Temple on the island, ‘The Big Buddha’ and enjoy the panoramic view of the very south of Phuket at ‘Windmill Viewpoint’ in the morning after heading a spa for a relaxing couple’s massage.
Suggestions: Mandara Spa, Infinite Luxury Spa, Anantara Spa, SALA Spa,
In the evening, observe the gorgeous sunset from the ‘Promthep Cape Sunset Viewpoint’, an irresistible sightseeing spot for a romantic photoshoot. Ending the night with a lavish dinner in Phuket will put an end to a great first day.
Suggestions: Beach Restaurant in Surin, Mom Tri’s Kitchen at Villa Royale, The Sundeck, La Gritta Restaurant, Old Siam at Tavorn Beach Village
There is no other way to enjoy your honeymoon in Phuket other than customizing your private island-hopping tour! Book a private tour with a tour company to customize your trip with your significant other. Make sure you include some of the best tropical islands in the area like Surin Islands, Koh Racha Yai, Koh Racha Noi, Koh He, and Similan Island! these islands are very popular spots for snorkeling and diving. There is nothing more romantic than diving in the sea with your beloved.
Do not miss a chance to enjoy a thrilling nightlife experience at ‘Phuket Fantasea’. This cultural theme park will provide you with the best nighttime activities. This will include a walk around their cultural village and watch a special show done by as many as 150 cast members!
Spend a relaxing morning stroll in Patong beach and enjoy all the accommodations your hotel will have in service for you. This will be your chance to wake up late, take a good rest, and do whatever you want before you head off the explore the beautiful and lively Phi Phi islands!
Day 12-13 Phi Phi
Transport: you can either hire a private speed boat or hop on a 90-minute ferry to Phi Phi. Finding your way around the island can be done by walking.
There is simply no time to waste in Phi Phi! Get the best of your two-day trip early in the morning at the ‘Viking Beach’ and ‘Lana Bay’, the secret beaches of Phi Phi, not many people know about them, that’s why they are a great spot for couples who are looking to spend some alone time together.
Embark on a luxurious Catamaran tour experience for the afternoon. Tour around some of the most beautiful islands in the world with a stylish Catamaran. Don’t forget to stop at popular diving spots, caves (Viking Cave), and beaches (Bamboo islands) along the way. If you want, you can also customize your own shark watching experience while onboard the watercraft.
Choose to spend your evening admiring the beautiful golden sunset on the Catamaran among the vast seas while island hopping in Phi Phi. This romantic sightseeing can prove to be one of the many memorable moments from your honeymoon! You can also opt for a romantic dinner on the sailboat while you can.
If you still cannot get enough of the beaches, spend your last morning on Phi Phi at all the various beautiful coasts like ‘Loh Dalum Bay’, ‘Long Beach’, and ‘Laem Tong Beach’. Bathe in all that sun while you can!
It will be a long journey to Bangkok from Phi Phi, it’s best if you leave the island around noon.
Transport: board ferry back to Phuket and take a taxi to the airport. Then board a flight to Bangkok.
Day 14-15 Bangkok
It is only right that you treat yourselves in Bangkok with a deluxe private spa experience after an adventurous honeymoon. Travelling can be very exhausting, and what better way to replenish all that energy than to relax and enjoy a luxurious spa?
Suggestions: Organika House, Away Spa, and W Hotel, So Spa at SO/Sofitel Bangkok
Bangkok is known to be pretty noisy; you can escape the loud streets and instead, enjoy a quiet high-end tea at Mandarin Oriental Bangkok Hotel, one of the best hotels in Thailand.
Adding on to your daytime travels in Bangkok, around the newest shopping mall located just by the Chao Praya River, Iconsiam. The mall is filled with luxury brands that you can shop in and high-end rooftop bars that you can have drinks at.
End your night in a luxury cruise along the Chao Praya River, where you’ll enjoy a fine dining experience while looking at the view of the riverside from the cruise. You’ll be accompanied by music throughout your dinner, making a romantic evening much more special.
On the last day of your honeymoon in Thailand before you leave, enjoy morning breakfast at your hotel or venture out into Chinatown (Yaowarat) to find an interesting restaurant of your choice, don’t worry, if it’s Chinatown, you’ll never go wrong with food because it is delicious no matter where you go!
A honeymoon marks the beginning of your life as a married couple, it is the first thing you do right after your wedding. Planning your wedding can be a very stressful event and a honeymoon will serve as a time to calm down, relax, and spend a private and romantic vacation together, away from friends and family. By the end of this wonderful Thailand honeymoon trip, you will leave with a long-lasting, memorable impression of the country that will have a permanent place in your heart in your lifetime.