Best Honeymoon Destinations in Asia 2019

After the stress and pressure that comes with planning a wedding, couples need a gate away where they get to relax and enjoy their wedded bliss. This is where the honeymoon comes in. For most couples, choosing the perfect destination can prove tricky as there are usually several factors that come into play such as the cost and which country would give them the unforgettable experience they are looking for.

Whether you want an adventurous honeymoon, expensive, cheap or just a normal one Asia can provide it for you. Below, are a few picks of places guaranteed to give your honeymoon that something special you will both remember for the rest of your lives.

  1. Laos an Escapists Dream

After the grueling duties of planning a perfect wedding, you might want to vacation somewhere beautiful and relaxing. Laos is exactly this. With a culture that is primarily Buddhist and cities that turn in early, Laos provides a sanctuary away from the rigors of daily life. It is a land of mountains, monasteries, hill tribe settlements and breathtaking natural scenery all in a serene environment that makes you feel connected to the natural world.

 Where to go

  • If you love backpacking, check out Muang Ngoi Neua where you will get to climb karst limestone mountains that surround the small town.
  • Visit some of the country’s hill tribes in the Luang Namtha and Phongsaly areas.
  • Catch a glimpse of the country’s wildlife in Nam Et-Phou Louey National Biodiversity Conservation Area
  • Sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful waterfalls of Khone Phapheng Falls in Si Phan Don also known as the Four Thousand Islands
  • Visit Phonsavan and experience ancient culture in the Plain of Jars, Iron Age cemetery site.
  • Visit Vieng Xai a remote cultural oasis that home to caves the Pathet Lao ran their resistance against the West.

Open your heart and mind and let in the genuine faith and hospitality of Laos replenish your soul.

  1. Malaysia

This is one of the best budget honeymoon destinations in Asia. The country is rife with unique wildlife in its beautiful rainforests and stunning beaches on its shores. You have the option to relax on the beach under the beautiful Malay sun, have an adventure in the rainforest or go out shopping in the city.

Where to go

  • Visit the Kinabatangan Wildlife sanctuary and get a chance to see rare endangered animals
  • Kinabalu National Park home to the tallest mountain in South East Asia
  • Langkawi archipelago consisting of 99 islands
  • Perhentian Islands
  • Go scuba diving in Pulau Redang
  • Pulau Tioman
  1. Maldives

The Maldives is Asia’s smallest country and also one of the most beautiful. It consists of more than 1,000 coral islands and is well known for its stunning beaches, large reefs and blue lagoons.

The country offers resorts that are perfect for married couples. They give you privacy and a chance to connect in a beautiful sunny paradise. The beauty and hospitality of the Maldives will make you leave wanting more.

Where to go

  • Male, the vibrant capital where you will find Artificial Beach and try out snorkeling and riding scooters underwater.
  • Hulhumale
  • Maafushi Island
  • Thoddoo
  • COMO Cocoa Island one of the most sought after spots in the islands
  • Thulusdhoo Island
  • Dhaalu Atoll
  • Rasdhoo

The Maldives is an Islamic nation meaning there are bars where alcohol is served but you can find some in the resorts. The weekend starts from Friday through to Saturday during which government offices, banks and many shops are closed.

  1. Japan where tradition meets modernity

Japan is home to imperial palaces, thousands of shrines and mountainous national parks. The Japanese are known for their politeness and will be very helpful to you if you ever lost your way while exploring.

Japan is a country where tradition meets modernity giving a unique journey to both the past and future. The experiences in store for you in this enchanting destination will surely make for a perfect honeymoon.

Where to go 

  • Japan alps in the center of Honshu
  • Sado Island
  • Mount Fuji which is the highest mountain Japan
  • UNESCO world heritage site Yakushima
  • Shiretoko National Park
  • Oirase Gorge where you will enjoy beautiful mountain streams and an enchanting mossy forest
  • Shirakawago
  • Hitachi Seaside Park
  • Niigata for well-known seafood and massive aquarium
  • Toda-ji Temple home to the Nara deer
  1. Goa, India’s beach capital

With its old Portuguese style architecture, incredible beaches, vibrant nightlife and beautiful age old cathedrals, Goa has a lot of experiences to offer honeymooners. It is known as the beach capital of India due to its vast array of beaches spanning its coast. If you are looking for a beach side honeymoon then Goa is ideal for you.

Where to go

  • Visit the famous northern beaches of Vagator, Anjuna, Sinquerim and Calangute
  • Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Sightseeing in Fort Aguada and Temple of Bodgeshwar in northern Goa
  • Dudhsagar Waterfalls (sea of milk) in south Goa
  • Old Goa where you will find famous 16th century churches, monuments and convents.
  • Mapusa
  • Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary
  1. Singapore

Located south of Malaysia, Singapore is a vibrant city state rich in culture, amazing cuisine and a great shopping scene. This radiant garden city offers newlyweds a perfect gem of a honeymoon destination. The city also has a vibrant night life giving couples a chance to go out to the various restaurants and even watch the Singapore Grand Prix.

 Where to go

  • Singapore zoo
  • The beautiful Botanical Gardens
  • Go shopping in the various shopping malls in Orchard Road
  • Cable car dinner between Mt. Faber and Sentosa
  • Chinatown for Chinese culture
  • Little India for some Indian culture and food in the north
  • Jurong Bird Park
  • Bukit Timah Natural Reserve
  • Pulau Ubin
  1. Thailand

When most people think of Thailand they picture a country containing ornate temples with figures of Buddha and opulent royal palaces. But it is also home to fascinating culture, wonderful cuisine and majestic mountains. It offers fun experiences for couples and is one of the top destinations for honeymoons in Asia.

 Where to go

  • Grand Palace in Bangkok
  • Mountain biking in Chaing Mai
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Heo Suwat Waterfalls in Khao Yai National Park
  • Erawan Falls seven tiered waterfalls in Kanchanaburi
  • Gravity defying limestone formations in Phang Nga Bay
  1. Sri Lanka

The island nation of Sri Lanka is a well-known budget honeymoon destination. It boasts some of the best beaches in Asia and eight UNESCO world heritage sites.

Where to go

  • Pinnalewa Elephant Orphanage
  • Snorkeling in Pigeon island
  • Beautiful beaches along the coast
  • Any of the eight UNESCO world heritage sites
  • Bentota, a beautiful beach where the Bentota Ganga river meets the sea
  • Mirissa for amazing dolphin and whale watching
  • Tangalle stunning Mangrove lined lagoons and beautiful beaches
  • Ella in Bandarawela, a getaway amidst tea plantations
  • Yala National Park
  • Habarana for a hot air balloon ride
  • Sinharaja Forest Reserve
  1. Cambodia

Cambodia is rich in unexploited nature that offers visitors an experience hard to find anywhere else. The islands, breathtaking landscapes and stunning nature makes Cambodia a great choice for a honeymoon spot.

Where to go

  • Bokor National Park
  • Phon Penh which is the capital
  • Angkor Archeological Park
  • Cliff top temple of Preah Vihear
  • Tonle Sap Lake
  1. Indonesia

This is a country made up of thousands of islands famous for its beaches, Komodo dragons and wild jungles. Its tropical forests are the second largest in the world and are home to unique wildlife.

Where to go

  • Baliem Valley if you want to go trekking
  • Bunaken for the best scuba diving experience
  • Komodo National Park home to the formidable Komodo Dragon
  • Lombok island
  • Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
  • Tana Toraja highland area
  • Ora Beach on Sawai Bay perfect for diving and snorkeling
  • Banyuwangi where you can climb Ijen volcano where yellow sulphurous rocks burn in a blue flame or take a safari ride through the Baluran National Park
  • Banda islands where you can go sailing at Batu Kapal, Hatta Reef or Nusa Laut

These destinations are some the best that Asia has to offer you as ideal honeymoon spots. Any one is guaranteed to give you a wonderful experience that will bring you closer together and that you are sure to think of fondly for the rest of your life together.