Choosing the honeymoon is a difficult part of the wedding planning process. Traditionally, people tend to go where the sun is and spend their honeymoon in an idyllic beach resort. If that’s your kind of thing then fine, but some people don’t really like that sort of holiday. Your honeymoon is also a special time for both of you and you might not spend that much on a holiday again so you’ve got to make the most of it. That’s why a lot of people are deciding to go somewhere more exotic instead. Asia is a popular continent amongst backpackers so people have a certain idea of what it’s like. They’re picturing hostels and busy, noisy streets filled with backpackers. Not exactly the ideal spot for a romantic getaway. But that’s only a fraction of what this amazing continent has to offer. If you’re stuck for ideas on where to go for your honeymoon, why not consider some of these great places in Asia?
Luxury is top of the list for a lot of people when they’re choosing honeymoon destinations. If it’s important to you, Singapore is ideal for you. It’s often associated with business travel because it’s been expanded a lot in recent years and it is a bit of a business hub but there is plenty more on offer. There are so many high end restaurants and bars where you can enjoy the best in Asian cuisine. You can take a day trip to the Singapore gardens or head down to the marina for a romantic meal on the water. There is also a lot of rich cultural heritage in Singapore because the population is such an eclectic mix of people from all over Asia and beyond. It’s the perfect place to have a luxury honeymoon and explore a new culture at the same time.
Cambodia is a favourite for backpackers and it’s not a hugely developed country so you’re not likely to find the same luxury that you’ll get in Singapore. But there are some areas, like the Koh Rong Archipelago where you’ll get the great beach resort experience that typical honeymoon resorts offer but you’ll get the chance to explore a new part of the world as well. There is a private island resort for honeymoon off the coast of Cambodia that offers great restaurants, a spa service and an incredible natural environment. There is a big focus on preserving the environment on the island so it’s ideal for ethical travelers as well.
Any couples that love nature and wildlife should definitely consider Borneo as a honeymoon destination. In Borneo, you’ll find one of the most incredible rainforests in the world packed with all sorts of beautiful wildlife. You can take tours through the rainforest and catch a glimpse of the orangutans swinging through the trees. There are also some great scuba diving destinations, like Sabah. This beautiful beach resorts has loads of great places to go scuba diving and get up close and personal with some incredible marine life.
Asia is such a diverse continent where you can combine luxury beach resorts with great cultural heritage and incredible wildlife so it’s the perfect place for any couple on their honeymoon.