By John Michael Enriquez
Asia is a cradle of the world’s most beautiful landscapes and sceneries that’s why it’s a sure continent to host your dream honeymoon vacation. Whether you want to spend a long stroll at a white sand beach or try different cuisines from several neighboring countries, this massive area has everything in store for you. The question is – which among these 50 countries should you go to?
We have listed down the top 7 best Asian honeymoon destinations that may fit any couple’s preference. You might want to get a pen and paper ‘cause this will get long. Let’s start with the easiest one and a famous country among foreigners – the Philippines.
#1 Palawan, Philippines
Palawan is located in the west part of the Philippines and is a long stretch of amazing sceneries. It is divided into three segments – Puerto Princesa, El Nido, and Coron. Want to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World? Go ahead and take a boat ride to the Underground River in Puerto Princesa. Want to lagoon hopping? El Nido has the most beautiful lagoons in the world! Have you been dying to try scuba diving and see colorful corals and marine? Coron has amazing underwater sites you must visit! There are a lot of beautiful destinations and Palawan is one of them and is indeed a great choice – especially for couples who want a quiet time and an adventure of a lifetime!
#2 Bali, Indonesia
Bali is an island of Indonesia and is famous for their iconic rice paddies, white sand beaches and amazing cuisine. It is also rich in culture as historical temples are scattered throughout the island. You may find Bali familiar if you have watched the movie “Eat, Pray, Love” where the character of Julia Roberts roamed around this amazing island to find herself and her purpose. Indeed, Bali is a great place to unwind and start an amazing journey with your partner. You may also go around and indulge with authentic Indonesian cuisine with foods like Beef Rendang and Nasi Goreng.
Maldives is considered as the smallest country in the world but it still packs the most amazing white sand beaches and aquamarine waters that mesmerizes its tourists from all around the world. If you have an extra budget, you may book a villa on stilts or floating bungalows where you and your partner could have a memorable honeymoon. Wake up in the relaxing sound of waves and own full privacy in your own natural hotel. Maldives is also a popular scuba diving site if you fancy some adrenaline rush.
#4 Chiang Mai, Thailand
If you and your partner are not much of beach lovers, you can check out the beautiful Chang Mai in Thailand. This place is very rich in culture with their vibrant festivals, night markets, historical temples, and tribal locations that will indeed deepen your knowledge about Thai culture. Since Chiang Mai is situated at the foot of the mountains, it would really be fun to ride a bike around with your partner to explore the wonders of this city!
I’m sure you will adore Singapore if you and your partner are avid lovers of the city and the energy of its crowd. The Changi Airport by itself is already a tourist destination with its indoor gardens and massive store selections. Want to fancy a trip to the city? You may visit Gardens by the Bay and the famous Marina Bay. Are you adventurous enough for some rides? Sentosa is the perfect place for you! Singapore is very civilized, fast-paced, and a techno-heaven for city lovers!
#6 Tokyo, Japan
Japan is one of the most visited countries in the world. In fact, almost 30 million tourists visit it every year! This huge amount of love from tourists is because of Japan’s amazing sceneries, cultural references, and their advancements in technology. In Tokyo, you may go around the city, eat amazing Japanese food like ramen and sushi, and visit historical sites and museums and iconic locations like the Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo Disneyland, and the Tokyo Skytree. If you plan on having your honeymoon here, you might have to consider the climate on the schedule of your vacation. If you love the warm weather, visit Tokyo when it’s summer from June to mid-September. Want to see amazing colors from trees? Plan your visit from mid-October to December. Never bothered by the cold? Japan in winter is equally beautiful! Want to see the famous cherry blossoms in full bloom? Schedule your Japan trip from March to June.
#7 Dubai, UAE
Dubai is considered as one of the most flourished and expensive cities in the world. With their booming economy, hundreds of establishments and amazing tourist sites have been erected to give way to tourists around the globe. If you and your partner are both avid fans of luxury items, Dubai has a lot of designer stores for you. You may also visit the city and watch the famous Dubai Fountains, take a picture beside the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, and shop in their world-class malls including the Dubai Mall. They say Dubai is a desert but if you love water attractions, you may visit the Aquaventure Waterpark and the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo!
That’s it for our list! Indeed, there are still lots of other great destinations in Asia for a honeymoon of a lifetime, but we covered the best for you to choose. Every couple is unique as the prints on our fingers that’s why the perfect honeymoon must be fitted to what the couple really wants. Since Asia is the biggest continent in the world, it can really provide your needs of a dream honeymoon – even at the fraction of the price.
If you want to explore deep cultures, see amazing sights and natural sceneries, and taste amazing food you’ve never had before, then go ahead and consider Asia as your honeymoon place to be. Who knows? You might fall in love too much and book another trip – but this time, it’s for you and your whole family. Come and visit Asia and fall in love… once again!