As one of the most visited countries in the world, Thailand is a unique, beautiful, and features endless stretches of glittery coastlines, making it a dream destination for honeymooners. For newlyweds, choosing a destination can be a daunting task, let alone choosing a single island. You may be wondering, “What’s the best island in Thailand?” Here are six of the best islands in Thailand for couples who want a dream honeymoon.
If you and your sweetheart want to see a giant golden Buddha, explore waterfalls, see a boxing match, or relax on a beach, the island of Koh Samui is the place for adventurous couples. Koh Samui features many white sand beaches, both public and private. As a couple, there are plenty of fun and romantic things to do in Koh Samui, ranging from a couple’s spa date to beachfront dining.
When you and your honey get hungry, you can stop in at one of the local eateries or brunch buffets. The Beach Republic resort makes this the best romantic choice island in Thailand with its beautiful rooms overlooking the sea. The best time to go to Koh Samui would be February and March, as they are the driest and sunniest months.
Koh Yao Noi
For the couple who wants to spend their honeymoon cuddling, napping, and loving on each other, Koh Yao Noi is dreamy perfection. For an easy, relaxed vacation, Koh Yao Noi is the best island in Thailand for honeymoon snugglers. Just 25 miles from Phuket, you can spend the whole day napping on the beach and drinking out of coconuts.
Koh Yao Noi is one of best quiet islands in Thailand. You can easily enjoy this quiet at the Coastal Escape resort, which is located far away from any roads. If you and your partner do start to feel a little adventurous, kayaking and snorkeling are popular activities on this island. Koh Yao Noi is large, and most of it is still untouched by humans.
Koh Phi Phi
Koh Phi Phi is the best island in Andaman sea. The islands beautiful karsts and clear blue bays make it a real stunner for honeymoon photo-ops. The magnificent marine life in the waters makes this a great snorkeling and diving destination. The island is packed full of restaurants, clubs, and bars, making it a great destination for couples who love the night life. There are also many tattoo parlors in case you and your partner were thinking of getting matching tattoos! Zeavola resort is a magical place to stay, as it has villa style rooms and private beach access.
Sea turtles are abundant on this serene island. The shores are dotted with palm trees and steep hills surround the beaches. Aow Leuk Bay is a fabulous destination for snorkeling and diving on this island. Monkey Flower Villas is a beautiful and quiet place to stay on this small island. This upscale hotel sits atop a mountain and has a lovely beach view.
If you and your partner want to go for an elephant ride, than “Elephant Island” just may be the destination for you. The island is very diverse in that it is full of great restaurants, yet it is large enough that it houses more secluded areas. For nature adventurers, there are waterfalls, rain forests, mountains, and coral reefs to explore. A nice place to stay on Koh Chang is the Emerald Cove resort.
If you aren’t into bars and clubs, Koh Mak is a great place to enjoy nature and outdoor activities. This tourist free island is great for biking, kayaking, and snorkeling. Koh Mak resort has great food and accommodations. They also do fire dances each weekend.
This island is only about 10 minutes away from the Koh Chang Centerpoint Ferry Pier. It is blessed with several beautiful bays and beaches, along with untouched colorful coral reefs. You can soak up the local people’s lifestyle through their rubber field and coconut trees, grown for living.