7 Handpicked Resorts In Thailand That Are Perfect For An Intimate Destination Wedding
BY Aakanksha | 20 Jan, 2021 | 4937 views | 7 min read
Thailand is a land of wondrous beauty, breathtaking natural wonders, lip-smacking food, and world-renowned hospitality, making it the perfect place for couples to say 'I do'! With a mesmerising coastline and enchanting weather all year round, it is an ideal place for any wedding celebration. And these two factors also make it one of the best countries in the world for a gorgeous beach wedding!
With COVID halting the weddings in the past 1 year, we feel that the couples who have had to postpone their weddings, deserve one that is out of this world gorgeous!
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When it comes to accommodations and wedding planning, Thailand offers a plethora of options. From world-class international hotel chains to boutique properties, Thailand has an abundance of classy yet beautiful resorts that will be an excellent venue for your wedding! So, we have handpicked 7 such paradisiac properties that you can explore to plan your dream Thailand destination wedding towards the end of 2021! Trust us, a tropical paradise like Thailand is the place to be to have your dream beach destination wedding post this pandemic.
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Mind you, keeping in terms with the post-Covid world, the Tourism Authority Of Thailand has launched a new initiative - Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA). Under this, hotels in Thailand can apply for SHA certification, and they will get that only if they meet the required standards of health and safety guidelines issued by the Ministry of Public Health, for the entire premises, operational staff, equipment, and toilets. All the hotels listed here are SHA certified and absolutely safe for your wedding celebrations!
1. Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach
From a simple, intimate ceremony at the beach to a luxurious reception at the ballroom, Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach is a magical venue catering to any and every kind of couple. With a range of creative set-ups, dynamic concepts, and distinct venues, this resort is truly committed to ensuring you have the most unforgettable celebrations. They have various areas spread across the property for you to tie the knot at, and even to host a variety of your pre-wedding functions. Choose from the Paksa Sawan Ballroom, The Andaman Lawn Terrace, Big Fish Grill Lawn Terrace, Big Fish Patio, or Nai Yang Beach itself. Whether you want sunset pheras by the beach or a chill sundowner mehendi overlooking the property, Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach has a place for all your wedding celebrations.
2. Anantara Phuket Suites & Villas Beach & Resort
Anantara Phuket Suites & Villas, Beach & Resort is a place of pristine splendor with stunning natural settings that will help you create magical memories for the most special day of your life! Sandy white shores meeting the jungles of greenery, Anantara offers both unbounded natural beauty and seclusion from the world. With the glimmering blue horizon and breathtaking sunsets, they are all set to help you step into the next phase of your life with a dreamy start! From intimate ceremonies to grand affairs, they will cater to all your needs, and make sure your wedding celebrations are nothing short of extraordinary.
3. Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Krabi
Imagine your pheras at the beach, with a gorgeous floral mandap and the azure sea behind you! That is exactly what you'll get at Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve! This beautiful property inspires romance and gorgeousness throughout with multiple beachfront wedding venues, candlelit Thai pavilions, and private dining venues with scrumptious spreads on offer. Not only the wedding, but their plethora of additional spaces are perfect to host your other functions. But why choose Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve? Here, all you couples getting married will enjoy the personalised attention of a dedicated event planner who will help you organise the entire wedding. You will have the option of a fully customizable wedding menu with even organic & vegan options! They also have an in-house pastry kitchen that can help you whip up a yummy wedding cake or some delicious edible favours to be given to your guests! Trust us, from a lavish reception to a welcome brunch and a beach wedding - at Phulay Bay you can have it all.
4. Dusit Thani, Krabi Beach Resort
Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort is a luxurious getaway, nestled in tropical flora and just a stone's throw away from pristine white sand beaches. Set on Klong Muang Beach, the exotic landscape of Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort will be an ideal location to tie the knot. They have 4 exclusive venues spread across the property for you to say 'I do' - from the beach to the sprawling lawns and even a marquee surrounded by lush greenery. An array of in-house restaurants are at your disposal to whip up a wedding dinner menu like no other and they have a trained staff to attend to your guests in the most heartwarming manner! Dusit Thani is truly the place to be to celebrate your union.
5. JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort and Spa
JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa, situated on the shores of the Andaman sea, is the ultimate destination for an intimate wedding! The pristine shoreline of Khao Lak presents a picturesque view and makes for a stunning backdrop for your beachside pheras! The property is like a tropical dream, with lush gardens, hidden gazebos, and South East Asia's longest swimming pool. Inspired by the vibrant local culture, the property is designed in contemporary Thai elegance. Whether you want to take a moment to enjoy on the balcony of your bridal suite, or just watch the sun set beyond the horizon as you take your vows, JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa will leave you mesmerised. And for food, they have 9 restaurants & lounges with settings for every kind of function and world cuisines on offer. You can also choose to have a private dinner for 2 on the beach post your wedding festivities!
6. Robinson Club Khao Lak
Khao Lak is one of the most gorgeous beaches in South Thailand and Robinson Club is a great venue on the beach. A spacious place with many beautiful nooks & corners, this property is perfect for your nuptials. Oh, and with three outdoor pools and unrestricted views of the Arabian Sea, this will be an idyllic venue for a pool-side mehendi, a ballroom sangeet, followed by a gorgeous wedding on the beach as the sun sets. And they offer full boarding, which is perfect for a destination wedding with cocktails at Vista and a luxurious, lip-smacking spread of local cuisine at Baan Thai!
7. Pimalai Resort & Spa Koh Lanta
An award-winning resort, Pimalai Resort & Spa, located in Ba Kan Tiang Bay, is surrounded by a tropical forest facing a pristine shoreline. Set on 100 acres of lush greenery, with a 900 meter stretch of untouched beach, this property is a haven for anyone wishing for a beach wedding. With luxurious rooms, backdrops of both the hills and the beach, this property welcomes you to celebrate your special day amidst its vast grounds. They also have The Rak Talay Restaurant & Seven Seas Restaurants, serving world-class cuisine. Rak Talay Restaurant is beneath towering shady trees, and guests can take in the sweeping views of the Andaman sea while enjoying a lip-smacking spread. Or if you enjoy panoramic views, Seven Seas, perched 60 meters above sea level, is the place to host your dinner reception.
So, don't wait anymore! Just start planning your unforgettable Destination Wedding in Amazing Thailand.