Choosing the perfect venue is one of the biggest and most difficult decisions when planning for a wedding. It has become increasingly popular for many couples to hold their wedding in one just place – with the ceremony, reception and honeymoon packaged together.
Thailand, a country in Asia is a popular choice for a romantic wedding ceremony. The Land of Smiles offers numerous destinations which provide a perfect venue for one such special event. Some of the best beach wedding destinations in Thailand are Phuket, Koh Samui, and Krabi.
In this article, we list some of Thailand’s best wedding venues as compiled by TripAdvisor. Dominating the list are some of the best luxury hotels in Samui, as the island has gained popularity among travelers who want to have their wedding and honeymoon in Thailand.
1. Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui (Ang Thong)
There is no reason to decline the commanding and scenic views of the Gulf of Siam and an absolute beachfront location. The Four Seasons Resort is a spectacular wedding venue with its spacious private villas, opulent dining areas and relaxing terraces, all complemented by a luxurious ambiance. The hotel’s experienced, professional wedding specialist works closely with couples, making sure that every detail of the wedding plans is covered and taken cared of. Couples can enjoy the wedding planning process without getting stressed out. Four Seasons Resort is fully-equipped for wedding events – offering services from hair and makeup to cakes and flowers, and venue decoration.
2. Six Senses Samui (Bophut)
Nestled on the hillside of the northern headland of Samui, Six Senses has the aura of an intimate hideaway. The sixty-six private villas, many of which come with their infinity pools, fit seamlessly into the natural landscape, with plenty of spaces for relaxation. The resort offers two wedding packages – the Thai Wedding, or the Hideaway Wedding. A dedicated wedding coordinator works with couples to make sure the event is custom-designed to their personal preferences that no detail is overlooked.
3. Anantara Bophut Resort & Spa (Bophut)
On the peaceful shores of Bophut Beach, the Anantara Resort and Spa offers a romantic wedding venue. The focus is on pampering the bride and the groom while their guests can take advantage of the luxurious spa and relaxation treatments in this island paradise. At Anantara, couples can choose to say their wedding vows on the beach or at the lush tropical gardens. After the ceremony, the couple and their guests can simply walk a few steps to the elegant banquet room for the wedding reception.
4. Cape Panwa Hotel (Cape Panwa)
In a quiet and secluded part of Phuket, the Cape Panwa Hotel stands out in its stylish, modern and luxurious design. Large wedding groups, with up to 200 guests are easily accommodated in its spacious banquet room that overlooks the beautiful Andaman Sea.
5. Bo Phut Resort & Spa (Bophut)
The Bo Phut Resort and Spa is secluded and tranquil – the atmosphere fit for a fairy tale-like wedding ceremony. The modern Thai decor, beachfront restaurant, and heavenly spa treatments complete the package for a stress-free and luxurious wedding experience.
6. Sandalwood Luxury Villas (Maret)
This exclusive boutique hotel designed in traditional Thai architecture is a distinctly stunning location for a wedding. The private villas are nestled in landscaped gardens on Koh Samui’s headland. Sandalwood employs expert and highly experienced wedding planners who work with couples from the time of making reservations and bookings, to the wedding ceremony itself, making sure that couples have their perfect dream wedding.
7. Hansar Samui Resort (Bophut)
Hansar, from Ancient Sanskrit, means happiness and joy and this venue radiates a sense of joy and happiness needed to begin married life. The resort offers artfully decorated and well-appointed rooms, each with an uninterrupted ocean view. They provide a variety of comprehensive wedding packages expertly implemented by a team of professional and experienced staff. Wedding planners carefully integrate the couple’s personal preferences with Thai flavor, such as the traditional long drum procession. One of the highlights of staying at Hansar is its exclusive location on Bophut Beach, directly across the vibrant and lively Fisherman’s Village.
8. Banyan Tree Samui (Lamai Beach)
Scattered across the lush hillside above Lamai Beach are the stylish villas of the Banyan Tree Resort. The traditional Thai architecture and elevated sea views give a mystical and romantic ambiance, perfect for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The Banyan Tree Resort offers a comprehensive event planning service and can accommodate big groups of up to 180 wedding guests.
9. Amari Vogue Krabi (Nong Thale)
Elegant gardens merge with the sparkling white sands of Tub Kaek beach at this intimate wedding venue. The Amari Vogue offers a relaxing and comfortable wedding experience with its expansive infinity pools, spacious villas, and dedicated staff.
10. Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa
This sprawling beachfront resort is the most sought-after wedding venue in Hua Hin. The Sheraton offers a number of wedding packages, each designed to fulfill every couple’s dream wedding. The hotels’ elegant ballroom, beach pavilion, and stylish cocktail room are just some of the numerous amenities offered. Experienced wedding planners guide the bride and groom meticulously through all the wedding details from beginning to end.
Other than luxury hotels and resorts, private luxury villa rentals in Koh Samui, Thailand is also great for wedding venues and are becoming more known to couples worldwide. Especially for those seeking ultimate privacy and intimacy, a private villa complete with modern amenities that can be located beachfront or on a hilltop is a perfect choice.
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