For most of us honeymoon is once in a lifetime thing, and that’s why it has to be just perfect. If you are looking for cheap and best honeymoon destinations in Asia look no further than our list of the top 10 honeymoon destinations in Asia. Some of these are the best honeymoon islands in Asia and some the cheapest honeymoon places you can find in SouthEast Asia. Some are exotic locations, where you will find all the peace you need on a honeymoon trip with your husband or wife. While we share the name of the country or location where you can plan your romantic honeymoon, you do have a choice to make it as expensive, inexpensive, offbeat, normal or as exotic as you want. In short, you decide your budget and plan accordingly.
There is no better way to wash off the months of chaotic wedding preparations than to relax in a cozy, warm honeymoon. After spending months in planning and shopping for your big day you both deserve a nice romantic break. Don’t think twice, just go ahead and spend the most romantic phase of your life in peace and harmony in any of the top ten honeymoon destinations in South East Asia and rest of Asia.
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The best thing about honeymoons is that the decision is all yours – you can decide where you want to go, where you want to eat, how do you want to spend your days. Everything is planned just for you. Your honeymoon in Asia can be romantic or adventurous or it can be a mix of both – Asia has everything in the platter for newlyweds. After deciding on the location you will have to choose your honeymoon resort, and then negotiate the best honeymoon packages available in whole of Asia. While resorts in these Asian countries offer cheap and best honeymoon packages, you still have to negotiate to make it an inexpensive and affordable honeymoon package. After all, aren’t we all always on a budget.
Honeymoon Destination #1 Vietnam, Asia
Vietnam, a small, astonishingly beautiful country of Southeast Asia is one of the top honeymoon destinations in Asia. Vietnam has so many things to offer to its newly weds guests and it doesn’t disappoint couples on their honeymoon. Blessed with natural beauty in abundance, Vietnam has everything in stores that one could expect from a honeymoon destination. On your honeymoon in Vietnam, you can really have best moments together and you will definitely create memories worth cherishing for a lifetime. Especially if you are into nature and wildlife, this can be a very cheap romantic honeymoon getaway with your partner.
Things to do
- Walk hand-in-hand with your partner at wonderful tranquil beaches of Vietnam
- Savor world’s best seafood at one of many authentic restaurants and go crazy for street food
- Vietnam has so many outstanding spas, don’t forget to visit them
- There are hotels where they offer free unlimited spa treatment, you could plan your stay in one such hotel during your honeymoon
Popular destinations in Vietnam: Hoi An, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Hoi, Hue, Da Nang
Best time to visit: The best time to visit Vietnam is between the months of February to April (spring) and between months of August to October (autumn). During these months, temperatures are moderate and thus honeymoon-friendly.
Best place to stay: JW Marriott Hotel, Hanoi
Honeymoon Destination #2 Sri Lanka, Asia
Sri Lanka is a small country but a very popular and romantic budget honeymoon destination in Asia. Spicy curry, awesome beaches, water sports, friendly people, 2000-plus years of culture, eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites and very chilled out atmosphere attracts more and more honeymoon couples every year. Colombo, Kandy, Negombo, Hikkaduwa, Galle and Unawatuna are some of popular destinations of Sri Lanka where you can go with your partner to spend quality time together. After spending your honeymoon in Sri Lanka, you will realize how underrated this tiny place is.
Things to do
- Explore world heritage sites
- Experience water sports
- Go Stone ‘N’ String for shopping
- Go to Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
- Take romantic strolls on beaches and watch sunset together.
Popular destinations in Sri Lanka: Colombo, Kandy, Negombo, Hikkaduwa, Galle
Best time to visit: Since this island country is close to the Equator, the weather is constant all through the year. However, the best time to visit the visit the west and south coasts and the hill country is from December to March. If you intend to plan your honeymoon on the east coast, the best weather will be between April/May to September.
Best place to stay: Dubu Suite, Kahanda Kanda, Sri Lanka
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Honeymoon Destination #3 Cambodia, Asia
Cambodia is another wonderful honeymoon destination, which lets the couple enjoy their vacation within their budget. Cambodia’s still unexploited nature is a bliss which is hard to get anywhere else. Cambodia’s charismatic capital Phnom Penh is a lavish city with gorgeous locations, sizzling nightlife, and world-class winning-dining scene. It is just the perfect honeymoon country for a romantic couple on a budget. Cambodia also has some very luxurious accommodation, which can add color to your honeymoon trip. It indeed is a little slice of heaven.
Things to do
- Try Khemer food
- Watch the traditional Apsara show
- Visit Ankor Wat temple and Bayon temple
- Visit the Great Lake Tonle Sap & Floating Village
Popular destinations in Cambodia: Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville, Kampot, Battambang
Best time to visit: Cambodia is warm all through the year. The best time to visit this country is from November to March when the tempreture dips marginally. However, without much of a compromise you can have a much cheaper honeymoon if you decide to travel between May and October.
Best place to stay: Song Saa Privale Island, Cambodia
Honeymoon Destination #4 Thailand, Asia
Thailand is fun. From exotic location to authentic food everything in this place is worth experiencing once in a lifetime. The beauty is that that the Thai experience comes cheap and doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket. Thailand is one of the top honeymoon destinations in Asia which leave honeymooners awestruck and amazed. Surrounded by palm trees and sapphire water…Koh Samui is a romantic destination for romantic couples who love beaches. If you are not a beach person you can always go to Chiang Mai which is situated at the foot of mountains. Thailand is the best place for a relaxed and comfortable honeymoon at a cheap cost.
Things to do
- Visit a Grand Palace
- Check out awesome beer bars in Koh Samui for some local beer
- Water sports
- Mountain biking in Chaing Mai
- Don’t miss the local Thai food
Popular destinations in Thailand: Phuket, Ko Samui, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Tao
Best time to visit: Thailand is relatively cooler between November and February, and that’s why this period is the most crowded season. If you don’t prefer rainfall, avoid the period between June to October when it pours all over the Asian country.
Best place to stay: The Four Seasons Tented Camp, Chiang Rai, Thailand
Honeymoon Destination #5 Maldives, Asia
If you want to see the sunny side of life, the best honeymoon place for you is Maldives. This honeymoon country is paradise on earth with white sand beaches and crystal blue water. Hotels and resorts of Maldives are so breathtakingly beautiful that you will not like coming back to your home. You would want to continue your romantic honeymoon getaway with your partner forever. Maldives is a place of where weather is always nice and people always smiling. It will feel as if the whole country was waiting for you to land for your honeymoon.
Things to do
- Visit Hukuru Miskiiy to witness the culture of Maldives
- Spent a day on a hammock with your spouse
- Try underwater adventure
- Dine in Aioli restaurant
- Experience whale Submarine
Popular destinations in Maldives: Male, Hulhumale, Maafushi Island, Thulusdhoo Island
Best time to visit: The best honeymoon weather in Maldives is between November and April. However, the real crowd can be seen between December and March. Between May to October the honeymoon package deals may be cheaper but that’s because it rains during this period and the only option for honeymooners is drinks, gym or scuba diving.
Best place to stay: Naladhu, Maldives
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Honeymoon Destination #6 Singapore, Asia
One of the cleanest and safest cities of the world, Singapore is truly wonderful city and a special honeymoon destination. Not only from the Asia but newlywed couples from across the world come here to spend their honeymoon. You’ll find perfect mixture of natural beauty and modern architecture in Singapore, which is rare anywhere else in Asia. Historic sites, beaches and dazzling nightlife, superlative shopping malls and awesome food make it a perfect destination for lovebirds.
Things to do
- Singapore botanical garden is a must see
- Sungei Buloh wetland reserve
- Little India, Chinatown and Kampong Glam for multi-cuisine restaurants
- The Universal Studio is a must visit if you love crazy rides
Popular destinations in Singapore: Orchard Road, ChinaTown, Marina Bay, Geylang, Joo Chiat
Best time to visit: Singapore is fully wet from November to January and hence the cheapest honeymoon packages are offered during these months. Once the rain stops and the sun comes out in February, the weather is best for honeymooners. However, this cool phase doesn’t last long for come May and the summer begins.
Best place to stay: Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore
Honeymoon Destination #7 Malaysia, Asia
Malaysia is a budget honeymoon destination, blessed with islands and beaches, wilderness, and rainforest treks. Though it is a budget place, it is an immensely romantic country for young couples on honeymoon. Malaysia is like two countries in one, divided in half by the South China Sea. This place is ideal for couples who prefer some adventure during their honeymoon because adventure is the one thing that you get aplenty in Malaysia. You’ll also get great dining options, dreamy resorts and fabulous shopping places. What else does one need on a dreamy honeymoon?
Things to do
- Pulau Langkawi which is truly tropical paradise
- Imbi Market for breakfast
- Kinabalu and Kinabalu National Park
- Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
- Jonker Walk Night Market for shopping
Popular destinations in Malaysia: Pulau Tioman, Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur, Penang Island
Best time to visit: The weather in Malaysia is same all through the year – hot and humid. However, there are tropical rain showers at regular intervals which bring relief to the tourists and the locals alike. On the East it rains between November & February, while the western part of Malaysia gets its sunny weather during the said months.
Best place to stay: Seven Terraces, Malaysia
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Honeymoon Destination #8 Bali, Asia
Bali has become one of the top honeymoon destinations in Asia in recent times. Exotic private beaches and beach villas are great places to plan a romantic honeymoon. This small island in Indonesia has everything to offer that is essential to make your honeymoon memorable for the rest of your life. Ancient and beautiful temples, museums, water sports and many more exciting things make Bali a dream honeymoon destination for newlyweds, who like to do a little bit of everything.
Things to do
- Visit Kuta, a small beach village at the end of Bali
- Trekking in volcanoes of Bali
- Swimming at Jimbaran Bay
- Visit Ubud for museums and artworks.
Popular destinations in Bali: Seminyak, Ubud, Kuta, Denpasar, Sanur,
Best time to visit: If you are a honeymooner and a surfer you should target to visit Bali during the dry season (May to October) – when cheap honeymoon packages are on offer and when the ocean on the western side of the peninsula creates surfer-friendly waves. If you are not a surfer we recommend the three months of May, June and July for your cheap and best honeymoon.
Best place to stay: Four seasons resort, Bali
Honeymoon Destination #9 Japan, Asia
Honeymoon in Japan could be slightly expensive in comparison to any other honeymoon destinations in Asia but every single penny spent will be worth it. Japan is a world apart. It is a country, which is deep, rooted in tradition but that also lives at the cutting age of technology and growth. Japan is unbelievably beautiful and soothing that for a moment you will forget everything around you. Food and culture of Japan is quite amazing and spending your honeymoon there will be a life changing experience for you and your spouse. If you love peaceful, romantic getaways you are sure to love Japan.
Things to do
- Savor the delightful cuisine of Japan
- Don’t miss hiking when you are in Japan
- Take a stroll with your spouse through the Arashiyama Bamboo grove
Popular destinations in Japan: Tokyo, Kyoto, Kutchan-Cho, Osaka, Nara
Best time to visit: The best time for honeymooners to visit Japan is between March to May and between September to November. During these two seasons the clouds burst a little for regular romantic drizzles, the skies then clear off for nice long walks. The cherry blossom of spring and multi-colored autumn leaves will make your walks memorable for life.
Best place to stay: Palace Hotel, Tokyo
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Honeymoon Destination #10 Laos, Asia
Picturesque landscapes, sheer wilderness, French architecture and a place like fairyland – you can get all these things in Laos on your honeymoon. Laos is a colorful honeymoon country in Asia, which attracts thousands of nature, and adventure loving couples every year. Laos is refreshingly simple and adorable place and I can guarantee you that you both will keep coming back again and again. Especially for the romance it will bring into your marriage at a very cheap budget.
Top things to do
- Visit handicraft market for ultimate shopping experience
- Visit temples
- Visit Luang Prabang
- Take a day tour away from cities and end up in a fairytale landscapes
Popular destinations in Laos: Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Pakse, Savannakhet
Best time to visit: Best time for a cheap honeymoon getaway in Laos will be between October and April, when the weather’s warm and dry. For a holistic honeymoon you can also plan your trip between the months of November and January, when it rains and it is easy to cruise on the Mekong River.
Best place to stay: The River Resort
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