Planning the perfect wedding begins with one all-important question, “where?”. Finding the perfect venue and location for your Wedding Day celebration is the most important step, after the marriage proposal of course. From a traditional wedding to a symbolic ceremony, couples want to pledge their love and commitment in a special place.
If you are considering a destination wedding, then the islands of Koh Samui and Phuket in Thailand and Bali in Indonesia add a tropical feel with great luxury villas perfect for a celebration of marriage; an exotic experience which you can turn into a holiday in the sun too.
Our top wedding celebration villa picks
Many luxury villas are designed with wedding parties in mind, standing out as the perfect venue to celebrate and even perform nuptials. Local wedding planners can source catering services as well as photographers, flowers, and decorations. Below are some of our favorite wedding-celebration villas in Koh Samui, Phuket, and Bali listed in no particular order.
1. Villa Akatsuki (Koh Samui, Thailand)
Villa Akatsuki is a 5-suite west-coast Koh Samui villa stunner with each suite designed individually thus creating an individual private resort feel. Thai and Japanese décor works effortlessly with the tropical garden setting, with the master suite giving access to a secluded beach. With inspiring views, soothing spa treats, and the peaceful energy of the Asian-fusion style elements, this contemporary villa promises wedding guests just the right amount of privacy and space.
2. Villa Aya (Phuket, Thailand)
Villa Aya is a grand 8-bedroom villa on the sunset side of the gorgeous Thai island of Phuket, with impressive hilltop coastal vistas spied from extensive terraces and floor-to-ceiling windows. Spread over 3-levels, the infinity pool is edged with a lawn, and an al fresco covered lounge, as well as a kids’ pool, with a couple of salas that can turn into outdoor dining areas. Indoors, a full-sized pool table, gym with garden views, and attractive bar add more than a touch of style.
3. Villa Katrani (Koh Samui, Thailand)
Villa Katrani is a 6-bedroom luxury villa on a hilltop in the upscale Taling Ngam area in the south-west of Koh Samui. Imagine beautiful sunsets, an idyllic retreat, and 180-degree ocean views. This villa even has its private nightclub with the latest sound and lighting system as well as DJ booth, bar, and a lounge area for 18. Meanwhile, the villa’s tennis court, spa, and steam room energize and relax during the day.
4. Villa Yangan (Bali, Indonesia)
Villa Yangan is quite simply extraordinary. This 3-to-6-bedroom cliff top beauty looks over the Indian Ocean and a pristine white-sand beach in the south-west of Bali. The interior is gorgeously romantic; a contemporary villa that embraces authentically traditional Javanese design to create a luxury villa masterpiece. With three infinity swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, and a steam room the villa also boasts a spacious lawn, perfect for wedding celebrations. There is also a tennis court, al fresco bath, and cliff-edge bale. Simply stunning!
5. Villa Praanasa (Koh Samui, Thailand)
Villa Praanasa is a 6-bedroom hilltop villa in the north of Koh Samui; a wonderfully private oasis affording fabulous rainforest views that take on the coast in the distance and Koh Pha Ngan. Features include a 20-meter infinity pool with swim-up bar, a Muay Thai boxing ring, a gym, tennis court, and a spa as well as a cinema room. There is even a famed Jazz pianist on staff to add a musical note to the special event.
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