4 Popular Honeymoon Destinations in Asia

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Once the wedding is over, it is time for the part that couples look forward to the most – the honeymoon! The continent of Asia is becoming a supremely popular pick for holidays and destinations and more so for honeymoons. Replete with many different and beautiful countries, 40 to be exact, Asia is raring to go and has something for everyone. If you are spinning the globe and going through maps to figure out where you want to head for a holiday of a lifetime, check out these popular picks for an exciting and exotic honeymoon in Asia.

1. India

From the snowy envrions of Kashmir to the serene back waters of Kerala, from the beautiful beaches of Goa to the banks of the Ganges, from the royal landscapes of Rajasthan to the scenic splendour of the Himalayas, India has tons to do, see and savour. Whether it is idyllic beaches or butling metros, the country has loads to offer honeymooners looking for an adventure of a lifetime. After all it does house the immortal memorial to love – the Taj Mahal! You will find a number of exotic and adventurous destinations in the country and plenty of romantic locales as well. Activities abound as well; whether it is golf in India, white water rafting, hiking, shopping, safaris and more , you will have plenty to choose from depending on which part of the country you go to.

Taj Mahal

Photo by: Trey Ratcliff

2. The Maldives

Pretty close to the country of India, the Maldives are tailor made for honeymooners. With different island cities and resorts nestled in gorgoeus blue waters, the Maldives is one of those destinations that is made for romance and luxury. You will find the finest resorts and beautiful homes and huts right on the water, perfect to wake up to every morning! It is also a hot spot for scuba diving and snorkelling and ideal for water babies. When not in the water you can relax on the golden sands and enjoy a cocktail or two under the sun or have a glorious walk by the sunset. It may be the smallest country in Asia, but is big on romance.

The Maldives

Photo by: Mohamed lujaz Zuhair

3. Sri Lanka

Known as much as for its islands as for the friendly locals, Sri Lanka is slowly climbing the charts for must see travel destinations in the world. From warm pristine beaches to a rich cultural heritage, Sri Lanka is a great option for those honeymooners looking for a varied and enjoyable experience. With plenty of scenic locations and thriving centers to choose from in the country, this small but beautiful island is perfect to relax and unwind and offers you everything ranging from the gorgeous sea to stunning green fields, wildlife, night life and more.

Sri Lanka

Photo by: Anuradha Ratnaweera

4. Thailand

The country of Thailand is no stranger to tourism and continues to be a popular honeymoon pick. Its cities like Bangkok and Pattaya are rich and diverse and offer lots to do , including tons of shopping, restaurants, night clubs and more. You will also find gorgeous islands and beaches like Koh Samui and Phuket for example, both big and small, perfect for honeymoon getaways. From the luxurious to the budget trips, Thailand can be a mega center of fun and with the tourism and infrastructural facilities that make it all easier for you. The different regions and provinces all have their own natural, cultural and historical flavours that leave you with a lot to choose from.

Thailand

Photo by: Trey Ratcliff

Happy honeymooning!

Sam Jo is a travel writer and loves to trek across the globe finding new adventures. He recently returned from a trip that centered around water sport and golf in India and plans to visit the country again soon. When not travelling Sam loves trying new cuisines with his wife.

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