Romantic Destinations: Bali vs Koh Samui
Romantic experiences should be special and unique to you, whether it’s your honeymoon, anniversary or wedding celebration. If you are in Asia and looking for a perfect romantic destination, Bali and Koh Samui should be on your list of places to visit.
Take a look at these options to help you decide which romantic experience in Asia is best for you and your loved one to create lasting memories together.
Be transported to a place of warmth and joy with a dinner on Lawana Beach. Indulge in a delicious and mouth-watering five-star meal served by highly trained professionals. Sit across from your loved one under a specially decorated marquee while you soak in the wonderful views of the white-sand beach. It’s a perfect place for proposals and stunning engagement photos. Book your romantic dinner here.
For the ultimate island experience, set aside a full day to enjoy a unique picnic tour with the option of snorkelling, swimming or just relaxing by the beautiful sandy beaches next to your loved one. This tour is ideal for honeymooners who want to enjoy one of the most spectacular beaches of Koh Samui, known for its serenity and undisturbed surroundings. Spend the day rekindling your love under the lush green palm trees and warm tropical breeze. Book here to secure your unique sunset experience.
Sail around five of the most beautiful beaches in the world on this elegant junk yacht tour. Discover the beauty of Koh Samui’s surrounding islands with your partner or a group of friends during a day of snorkelling, unlimited drinks and lounging on the sun deck. By midday, you can enjoy a mouth-watering traditional Thai lunch buffet on board, but be sure to book on a Tuesday to visit all five stunning islands, such as Koh Tan and Koh Matsum. Book here.
Popular Hotels in Koh Samui
Situated on Thailand’s most popular paradise island, Koh Samui, the resort overlooks the stunning white-sand beach and offers four-star facilities in addition to a rooftop terrace, gym and swimming pool. With many alluring amenities at Bo Phut Resort and Spa, guests can enjoy their holiday as honeymooners, couples or with the entire family. You will be greeted by friendly English-speaking staff members and be able to enjoy the modern aesthetics of the hotel and air-conditioned rooms. It’s the ideal base to discover nearby attractions, such as Wat Plai Laem, Mae Nam and Chaweng.
Overlooking the scenic Gulf of Siam, Sandalwood Luxury Villa Resort is a six-minute walk from Koh Samui’s idyllic coastline. Enjoy the stunning sea views and gorgeous Koh Samui sunsets from five majestic infinity pools without stepping a foot outside the hotel. Be greeted by a combination of traditional Thai decor and modern amenities that complement the island’s tropical surroundings and culture. Relish in an afternoon of pampering at the Sanctuary Spa or lounge on the deck and embrace the warm sea breeze.
The magnificent Uluwatu coastline provides a gorgeous landscape for a marriage proposal. A hidden bottle of champagne awaits to celebrate your union, offering the perfect backdrop of the Indian Ocean. The words “Will you marry me?” will be beautifully carved into the sand to shape one of the most important questions you may ever ask a person, creating a majestic and romantic experience you won’t soon forget. Book your marriage proposal here.
Experience unique shoreline caves in the most romantic of ways in Bali’s southern peninsula. On a private and secluded beach lit only by candlelight, a four-course meal and 20 red roses await you amidst the gentle sound of ocean waves meeting the sand. You can choose to walk the 120 steps to sea level or get picked up by a vintage Land Cruiser. Either way, you are sure to have an evening made by a combination of style, seduction and decadence, with gourmet courses aptly named “Truly, Madly, Deeply” and “Sweet Love Symphony”. Of course, there will also be plenty of champagne! Surprise your loved one by booking here.
Share this romantic evening with a loved one in a unique private dinner setting under a canopy of stars. Be seated against a natural backdrop of timeless woodland greenery while listening to the sounds of the enchanting Ayung River Valley flowing past below you. This private dinner is enveloped by the beautiful hums of nature. Make sure you arrive hungry, as a five-course gourmet menu will be discreetly served throughout this unforgettable evening. Book here.
Popular Hotels in Bali
A stunning modern resort in Seminyak with breathtaking ocean views, butler service and tropical outdoor pool, Legian Bali Hotel has it all. Featuring beautifully manicured grounds, the resort is designed to complement the surrounding tropical scenery and provide a relaxing environment for lovebirds. Pick from a variety of delicious meals at the on-site restaurant and grab a refreshing drink at the poolside bar. Located in the heart of Seminyak, The Legian is an ideal vacation spot to explore neighbouring attractions and experience true Balinese culture.
The Kayon Resort is a combination of modernity and traditional Balinese touches. Tucked away in a quiet area of Seminyak, The Kayon Resort encompasses a peaceful atmosphere surrounded by lush greenery and a nearby waterfall. Start your day finding your zen with a yoga class, followed by a variety of healthy breakfast options. There is a sense of tranquillity and spirituality at the resort, as its adult-only policy makes it the perfect honeymoon destination.
Which one of the romantic options in Asia appeal to you? Let us know if you have your own suggestions of romantic places to stay or things to do in Asia.