Honeymoon is a special time in one’s life. Going to one or more travel destinations with spouse, preferably to a place where love is in the air, ensuring that all the components of the trip from accommodation to sightseeing are top-class, and yet meet one’s budget… the list of concerns is long! And considering that you are reading this post, chances are that you can relate well! In order to make this struggle easier, here is a list of honeymoon destinations in Asia, put together keeping all your concerns in mind. This is the only list you would hence require to zero down onto a place where you & your partner will make memories of a lifetime.

14 Honeymoon Destinations In Asia To Consider

To narrow your search, this article has been formulated only using the best honeymoon destinations in Asia. And why not—the continent features a spectrum of terrains featuring the Himalayan mountains on one end & the Arabian desert on the other. It contains some of the safest countries in the world, like Singapore & Japan. And, some of the biggest wonders of the world, including the Taj Mahal & the Great Wall of China which are on every traveler’s bucket list, are in Asia too!

1. Bali, Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia

The image above is probably all that you need to see to make up your mind to go to Bali! Geographically, please know that Indonesia comprises of a whopping 14,752 islands. Bali is a part of its Lesser Sunda Islands (The Sunda islands are a group & divided between four countries.) & also a province. A deeply spiritual place, it is a treat to all senses! There is no wonder that it tops this list of honeymoon in Asia destinations.

Best Time to Visit: April to October

How to Reach: In the ‘South Kuta’ district of Bali lies the Denpasar International Airport, your gateway to this paradise. Flights also land at the Ngurah Rai International Airport. Most beach resorts, situated in the south, can be reached within half an hour of a drive from the airports. If you are in the capital of Jakarta, you can take a bus service as well.

Travel Duration: 7 days

Nearest Airport: Ngurah Rai International Airport

Top Attractions: Monkey Forest Road, Waterbom Bali Indonesia, Lake Tablingan, Nungnung Waterfall, Pura Luhur Batukaru (You may want to have a look at these places to visit in Bali for more details.)

Things To Do: Flying fish for adventurists/water lovers, observe a temple procession of people carrying fruits, walk on the white sand Bulkit Peninsula beaches

Places To Stay: Grandmas Plus Hotel Legian, INAYA Putri Bali, The Kayon Jungle Resort by Pramana, Chapung Sebali, The Apurva Kempinski Bali

Shopping Markets: Krisna Bali Souvenir Shop, Discovery Shopping Mall Kuta, The Mall Bali Galeria

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2. Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

A ‘tear drop’ in the vast Indian Ocean, the island nation of Sri Lanka is one of the best honeymoon destinations in Asia for creating memories with your partner. Officially referred to as the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, the country is endearingly nicknamed the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean” due to its location. Formerly Ceylon, it offers an incredible number of romantic resorts to stay. And the beaches, are to die for!
Some places to visit in Sri Lanka are Colombo, Galle, Sigiriya, Kandy & Nuwara Eliya.

Best Time to Visit: November

How to Reach: The bustling Bandaranaike International Airport, located in the capital city of Colombo, is where all international flights land. Probably the most convenient way to reach Sri Lanka is to take your flight from New Delhi or Chennai in India. Considering that this country of attractive landscapes is an island, it goes without saying that you can’t reach it via road.

Travel Duration: 10 days

Nearest Airport: Bandaranaike International Airport

Top Attractions: Pidurangala Rock, St. Anthony’s Shrine, Galle Fort, Dambulla Cave Temple, St. Lucia’s Cathedral

Things To Do: A picnic with your better half in the Viharamahadevi Park, enjoying the nightlife in Colombo if both of you identify as party animals, doing watersports in the Madu River

Places To Stay: 3R Resort, il Frangipane, Elyon Colombo Hotel, Marino Beach Colombo, Sea Cloud Hotel

Shopping Markets: Odel, Majestic City, Laksala

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3. Maldives


You cannot talk about the best honeymoon places in Asia without mentioning Maldives! Officially called the Republic of Maldives, the country is also located in the Indian Ocean (like the previous pick, Sri Lanka). There are a total of 1,192 islands comprising the place, even though only about 200 of them are inhabited. Featuring the best resorts you would probably ever stay at, a trip to Maldives might be the only thing you need to discover your love life.

Best Time to Visit: November to April

How to Reach: The main international airport in Maldives is located near the capital, ‘Malé’, on the island ‘Hulhulé’. Velana International Airport serves the nation & is well-connected to the world’s major airports. If you are taking a flight from India to this place on our honeymoon destinations in Asia list, it would take 7 to 11 hours to reach.

Go through these honeymoon places in Maldives & you are sure to finalize it as your destination!

Travel Duration: 5 days

Nearest Airport: Velana International Airport

Top Attractions: National Museum, Banana Reef, Ambara Island, Meeru Island, Baros

Things To Do: Scuba diving in crystal clear waters, dolphin spotting with your beloved, an early romantic dinner by the setting sun

Places To Stay: Sun Island Resort & Spa, Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Sun Siyam Vilu Reef, Meeru Island Resort & Spa, Kandima Maldives

Shopping Markets: Male Local Market, Majeedhee Magu, Le Cute

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4. Koh Samui, Thailand

Koh Samui, Thailand

Bordering Myanmar & Laos in the north, Cambodia in the east and the Gulf of Thailand & Malaysia in the south, the popularity of Thailand as a budget destination has increased over the years. However, this group of 1430 islands offers a lot more than cheap stays & shopping in Bangkok. One of these gorgeous islands, off the eastern coast of the land is Koh Samui. Not the most popular Asian honeymoon destination, Ko Samui is bound to offer you lots of space & privacy.

Best Time to Visit: December to February

How to Reach: Koh Samui is served by the Samui International Airport, also called the Koh Samui Airport. Interestingly, privately-owned, it is connected by airlines like Thai Airways & SilkAir. Major Asian destinations like Singapore, Hong Kong & Kuala Lumpur are linked to the airport. It is 2 kilometers from the main city.
For the places to visit in Koh Samui, look at the Top Attractions section below.

Travel Duration: 7 days

Nearest Airport: Samui International Airport

Top Attractions: Samui Elephant Sanctuary, Wat Khao Chedi, Wat Pla Laem, Maenam Beach, Big Buddha

Things To Do: Take plenty of pictures of the scenic views, let the waves of blue water splash at your feet, watch a sunset together

Places To Stay: Silavadee Pool Spa Resort, SALA Samui Choengmon Beach, Peace Resort, Melia Koh Samui, The Ritz-Carlton

Shopping Markets: Central Festival Samui, Lamai Walking Street, Lamai Night Plaza

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5. Cambodia


Speaking of Koh Samui, a part of Thailand, reminds us of Cambodia, a neighboring country. Officially the Kingdom of Kingdom of Cambodia, the next of our honeymoon places in Asia is suited the best to you & your partner if you both have a hunger for experiencing different cultures, or are history enthusiasts. Situated in the south of Mainland Southeast Asia, it brings together the beauty of turquoise waters with historical wonders. Not to forget, if you are on a lookout for cheap honeymoon destinations in Asia, Cambodia is perhaps your best bet.

Best Time to Visit: November to January

How to Reach: While one of the international airports of the country is obviously in its capital, i.e. Phnom Penh, the other is in another of its hubs—Siem Reap. If you plan to embark on a multi-destination honeymoon, in Thailand & Cambodia, you can get a direct flight. (Direct flights also run from Malaysia, Japan, Vietnam, South Korea, Laos & China.

Travel Duration: 4 days

Nearest Airport: Phnom Penh International Airport, Siem Reap International Airport

Top Attractions: Samui Elephant Sanctuary, Wat Khao Chedi, Wat Pla Laem, Maenam Beach, Big Buddha

Things To Do: Take plenty of pictures of the scenic views, let the waves of blue water splash at your feet, watch a sunset together

Places To Stay: Silavadee Pool Spa Resort, SALA Samui Choengmon Beach, Peace Resort, Melia Koh Samui, The Ritz-Carlton

Shopping Markets: Central Festival Samui, Lamai Walking Street, Lamai Night Plaza

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6. Goa, India

Goa, India

A rather large country (Seventh largest by land area, to be precise), India neighbors Pakistan on the west and Myanmar & Bangladesh on the east. To the north lie China, Bhutan & Nepal, while the south is bound by the enormous Indian Ocean. Known the world over for its diversity, including variety of terrain such as the Himalayan mountain range & the Thar desert, while it has a lot to see, the state of Goa is best suited to this list of top honeymoon destinations in Asia for its romantic vibe & hip nightlife.

Best Time to Visit: November to February

How to Reach: While the capital of the state of Goa is Panaji, the closest international airport is in Dabolim, which is about 30 kilometers from it. Dabolim Airport is hence your gateway to the place. Major cities in the UK & Germany are well connected to the airport. If you are in India already & decide to visit Agra for the Taj Mahal as well, you may also want to consider taking a train. The country is a treasure of wonders, with worthwhile places to visit in India being endless.

Travel Duration: 7 days

Nearest Airport: Dabolim Airport

Top Attractions: Dudhsagar Falls, Agonda Beach, Shree Mangesh Temple, Covelossim Beach, Arambol Beach

Things To Do: Marvel at the imposing Basilica of Bom Jesus, walk hand-in-hand at the Palolem Beach, go on a funny banana boat ride

Places To Stay: The Leela Goa, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Taj Resort & Convention Center Goa, Vivanta Goa, Seashell Suites & Villas

Shopping Markets: Goa Shopping Center, Valanka Shopping Center, Mall De Goa

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7. Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi, Malaysia

Want to go on a honeymoon in Asia but to a rather offbeat place? While hordes of honeymooners rush to Bali in Indonesia or the Maldives, how about you visit Langkawi in Malaysia instead?
The Southeast Asian country, with Kuala Lumpur as its capital, has Langkawi one of the 99 islands in the Strait of Malacca. (There are 878 islands in Malaysia.) It is blessed with paradise-like landscapes & tropical weather.

Best Time to Visit: December to February

How to Reach: The most convenient way to reach Langkawi is to board a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur. While the shortest way, this, however, may be expensive. If you don’t want to fly to Langkawi International Airport, you may want to take an express ferry from Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis.

Travel Duration: 3 days

Nearest Airport: Langkawi International Airport

Top Attractions: Langkawi Sky Bridge, Tanjung Rhu Beach, Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, Art In Paradise, Pasir Tengkorak Beach, Upsidow

Things To Do: Visit the iconic spot of Eagle Square, take a mind-blowing ride in the Langkawi Cable Car, go to Mahsuri Tomb & Musuem to learn about a local legend

Places To Stay: Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, The Danna Langkawi, The Ritz-Carlton, Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah, The Datai Langkawi

Shopping Markets: Langkawi Fair Shopping Mall, Langkawi Night Market, Langkawi Craft Complex

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8. Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay, Vietnam

Another country from Mainland Southeast Asia (apart from Cambodia) that has to be in our recommended best honeymoon destinations in Asia is Vietnam. The places to visit in Vietnam will have all kinds of travelers spoilt for choice. Officially called the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the nation with a huge coastline includes the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay (Also written as ‘Ha Long Bay’). A place of spectacular beauty, it offers a great range of activities to try.

Best Time to Visit: March to May & October to December

How to Reach: You need to fly to either of these two airports—Noi Bai International Airport (in Hanoi city), Cat Bi International Airport (in Hai Phong city). Take a taxi to Halong City from the airport, which is the capital of Vietnam’s Quang Ninh province. If you are in Hanoi, you can take a taxi which will take 4 hours.

Travel Duration: 2 to 3 days

Nearest Airport: Van Don International Airport

Top Attractions: Bai Tu Long Bay, Bãi Cháy Bridge, Halong Park (Dragon Park)

Things To Do: Take a cruise to witness the full beauty of the area, explore the Hang Sung Sot Cave, go diving together

Places To Stay: Halong Plaza Hotel, The Confetti Hotel, Royal Halong Hotel, New Star Ha Long Hotel, Muong Thanh Grand Ha Long Hotel

Shopping Markets: Halong I & II Markets, Hon Gai Market

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9. Dubai- Breathtaking Attractions

Dubai- Breathtaking Attractions

Have you done on your honeymoon yet?  Honeymoon in Asia are more than just beaches, tropical climate and history, get ready for the dazzling Metroplitan and manmade marvels of UAE. The oasis of hi- tech structures, Dubai is surrounded by huge deserts and crystal waters of the Arabian gulf where couples can the best time of their lives. It is one of the ideal and one stop Asian honeymoon destinations. It has always been on the list of places to see at least once in a life time.

Best Time To Visit: November to April

How To Reach:  Flying by air is one of the most easy and comfortable ways of reaching Dubai. The nearest airport in the Dubai international airport. Dubai is well connected by road as people can take a bus from Masafi, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. There are no direct trains that connect Dubai to the rest of the country.

Ideal Duration:  3 Days

Nearest Airport: Dubai international airport

Top Attractions: Burj Khalifa

Things To Do: Visit Bhurj Khalifa and Sky diving at Palm Jumeirah

Best Places To Stay:  Crowne Plaza Dubai – Deira, Hyatt Place Al Rigga,  Hyatt Place Wasl District Residences, Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel

10. El Nido, Philippines – Best For Water Sports

El Nido, Philippines – Best For Water Sports

El Nido is among the most gorgeous beach honeymoon destinations in Asia, couples can visit in May; located north of Palawan island. Newlywed couples can enjoy some of the most fun activities the beach has to offer. Couples can even enjoy a special and romantic dinner on this island. It is one of the places to visit in November.  What more can a couple ask for? It is one of the ideal places to have the perfect honeymoon and should be on the bucket list of places to see.

Best Time To Visit:  November- May

How To Reach:  Ninoy Aquino International Airport is the closest airport in Philippines. It is also well connected by road and rail. People can travel by air as well.

Ideal Duration: 8 to 10 days

Top Attractions:  Big lagoon

Things to do: Island hopping, scuba diving, snorkeling, mountain biking and visit the waterfalls.

Best Places to Stay: El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island, El Nido Resorts Lagen Island, El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island, El Nido Cove Resort, Marina Garden Beach Resort, Dolarog Beach Resort, Elnido Four Seasons Resort

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11. Malaysian Borneo, Sabah – Beaches And National Parks

Malaysian Borneo, Sabah

Have you heard of the lover’s paradise in Malayasia? Borneo is a nature lover’s paradise, the cheap and best honeymoon destination in Asia. Tourists can see orangutans in the wild in this place and so, couples can explore the wild on a forest trek, visit the national parks and relax on the beaches. It is an offbeat place to visit, a once in a life time experience, couples or anyone else should not miss out. What more can anyone ask for as the ideal place to spend with your loved one?

Best Time To Visit: October

How To Reach:  The best way to travel is air as there are several flights to Malaysia.  The nearest airport in Malaysia is the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Tourists can even travel by road and train as it is well connected to the other cities.

Ideal Duration:  10-15 days

Top Attractions:  Petronas Twin Towers, Islamic Arts Museum, Langkawi Cable Car and Langkawi Sky Bridge

Things to do: Visit the national parks, relax on the beaches and enjoy the forest trek

Best Places to Stay: El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island, El Nido Resorts Lagen Island, El Nido Resorts Pangulasian Island, El Nido Cove Resort, Marina Garden Beach Resort, Dolarog Beach Resort, Elnido Four Seasons Resort

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12. Luang Prabang, Laos – Romantic Historical Location

Luang Prabang

Would going on a honeymoon to Laung Prabang interest you? Laung Prabang in Laos, one of the top Asia honeymoon destinations, is a small riverside town French colonial twist, that sets the most romantic environment for newlywed couples. It invites couples for the perfect romantic joyride as couples can enjoy exploring the French architecture, golden Buddhist temples, waterfalls, cave temples and gorgeous countryside. It is one of the ideal places to spend some romantic time with your couple.

Best Time To Visit: October and April

How To Reach:   The nearest airport in Laos is Wattay International Airport. People can easily reach by air, road and train as they are well connected to the other cities.

Ideal Duration:  4 days

Top Attractions:  French architecture, golden Buddhist temples, waterfalls and cave temples.

Things to do:  Discover the country side and visit the golden Buddhist temples and cave temples.

Best Places to Stay: Amantaka, Satri house, Belmond la résidence phou vao

13. Kerala, India – For A Blissful Staycation In A Houseboat

Kerala, India

Have you ever been to Kerala? Kerala known as God’s own country, boasts a gorgeous landscape with beautiful backwaters and Chinese fishing nets that make the perfect backdrop against the houseboats; which makes the best honeymoon destinations in Asia. The tranquil staycation for couples will be in houseboats that float on the crystal waters in the middle of the palm trees and beaches.  It is the best place for couples and should be on the bucket list of places to visit.

Best Time To Visit:  September

How To Reach:  The Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport to Alleppey. Kerala has a busy port, which is connected with Lakshadweep islands.

Ideal Duration: 5 – 7 days

Top Attractions: Beaches, Temples and Wildlife

Things to do: Live in a houseboat, gorge on authentic south Indian cuisine, filter coffee, explore the hill stations and exotic wildlife, visit the temples and romantic stroll on the beaches  

Best Places To Stay: Tulsi Village Retreat, Dream Catcher, Lake and Paddy, Aham Yoga Nest

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14. Taiwan – Explore The Authentic Oriental Cuisine


Taiwan is a small island with several modern cities and is the best honeymoon sports that envelops dramatic mountains, waterfalls and hot spring resorts. It is worth a trip with your netter half and is perfect for trekkers and hikers.  What more can one ask for? With the best attractions, people should not miss out on this place.

Best Time To Visit:  April, June, July and August

How To Reach:  The closest airport in Taiwan is Taoyuan International Airport. People can easily travel by air, road and rail as it is well connected to the other cities.

Ideal Duration: 4 -5 days

Top Attractions: Taroko Gorge, Taiwanese restaurants and Miaokou night market

Things to do: street shopping, Taiwanese restaurants, visit the Miaokou night market, enjoy a day at Taroko Gorge  

Best Places To Stay: Kiwi Express Hotel and Moon Lake Hotel

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Consider our honeymoon destinations in Asia & book yourselves a dreamy trip. You will be surprised how underrated the beauty of this continent is. Astoundingly clear waters, palm-adorned beaches, lush green hills, blue skies & pristine air await! Follow the above recommendations & you will end up having a relaxing, rejuvenating & fun-filled honeymoon, a much-needed break after all the hassle of organizing your wedding! Not only would you explore a new place or two, it would be at the fraction of a cost that you would have incurred, had your choice been Switzerland, or the Bahamas.


Q1. Which place is the best for honeymoon in summer?

Considering that summer for you is the time from June to August, our top pick for a popular Asian honeymoon destination would be Bali.

Q2. What is the cheapest honeymoon destination?

As stated above, you don’t have to spend a fortune if you are honeymooning in Asia. In fact, countries like Vietnam are some of the most economic to travel to—not just in Asia, but in the whole world! Hence, how about Halong Bay?

Q3. What is the best way to honeymoon in Asia?

We suggest that you sit down with your beloved & look for common interests. Are you both beach lovers? Pick up Maldives as your romantic getaway! Do both of you go weak in the knees at the sight of hills? Head to the Himalayan mountain range! You can also decide upon two or more destinations, depending upon the time & the budget.

Q4. Is Thailand a good honeymoon destination?

Even though we would strongly suggest you to consider Koh Samui in the country, you could very well combine it with its other cities, time willing. Some places to visit in Thailand are the Jim Thompson House, Wat Pho, Chatuchak Weekend Market, Wat Phra Kaew & Wat Arun. Ranging from museums to temples, these attractions would make your trip worthwhile.

Q5. What is the most common honeymoon destination?

Probably the most famous honeymoon in the world, Maldives is in Asia. When a destination offers white sand beaches & a vibrant underwater world outdoors, while the indoors comprise of opulent resort rooms, you know there’s nothing to not like!

Q6. Which place is best for honeymoon in July?

Of the top picks we have listed for you above, Bali/Indonesia is best suited for a honeymoon in July. The season is dry, days are sunny & temperatures are around 25-30°C, making the waters very refreshing! You can also explore the mountains in the center of Bali at this time, where it is cool & pleasant.

Q7. Which is the best country for honeymoon?

To elaborate on the fourth point of the aforementioned top honeymoon destinations in Asia, Thailand is a great choice! Team up Koh Samui with Phuket & Krabi, and you have got for yourself a memorable trip!

Q8. Where to go for honeymoon in Asia in September?

Maldives is a great choice & so is China. (Beijing, Shanghai, Sanya & Shenzhen are all good places to visit in China.)