Thailand is well-known for its outstanding collection of beautiful beach getaways, islands, and natural retreats that welcome thousands of tourists every year. Koh Samui, a paradise whole year-round (the temperature here doesn’t change whole year-round, and the rainy season is comparatively short) is one of Thailand’s gems, often carelessly overlooked by jet-setters who aim for something more tucked away like Bora-Bora. However, Koh Samui has so much to offer that you can be sure to discover more and more each day.
Golden Sun and Azure Waters
Whenever we find ourselves in Koh Samui, we can’t stop thinking that the sea has a unique, bright turquoise color, which can’t be found anywhere else. If you visit Koh Samui, you will discover that there’s a great variety of beaches to choose from, and even spending weeks on the island, you will still be able to find a new ‘travel magazine-worthy’ beach to spend a lovely afternoon at. Some of them are easily accessible and full of life while others are secretly hidden or belong to indulgent retreats.
This being said, if you plan to host your wedding in Koh Samui, you can be sure that the wedding experience and photos will be simply amazing!
Blissful Places to Stay
Even though Koh Samui has few direct connections with foreign cities (Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur to name a few), it’s still a bliss to travel to as it boasts an incredible number of spectacular resorts and hotels. Many of which are just a few footsteps from the glittering warm waters of The Gulf of Thailand.
Conrad, with its stunning views and exceptional service, will treat you like royalty and leave you fully recharged. Its neighbor, Intercontinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort will offer a more relaxed chic vibe feeling and an array of activities from yoga to kayaking. If you’re looking for a secluded time to reconnect with yourself, head to Vana Belle on Samui’s east coast. A luxury retreat at Six Senses caters to the most sophisticated travelers with its eco-inspired lodging and unique dining options. If you travel with a group of friends or family and value privacy, select from an array of luxury private villas, which is also a beautiful place to host a wedding.
We can continue with this list, but the truth is, there are far too many fabulous locations, each of them offering a different experience and deserves at least a 1-night stay.
Surrender and Treat Yourself to the Best
Thailand is most famous for its spas; Koh Samui is famous for one of the best spa retreats in the world — Kamalaya. With their extensive list of holistic treatments and wellness programs, this resort has been a winner of many travel awards and is a recognized authority in the industry. However, Koh Samui is by no means limited to Kamalaya and resembles a wellness sanctuary, with numerous health and beauty hideaways: starting from meditation programs based in Buddhist monasteries to award-winning spas and yoga retreats.
For those planning a wedding on this beautiful island, make sure to treat yourself to a nice spa session to assure a glowing look for the most special day of your life.
Indulge your Tastebuds
Whether you’re very much into fine dining or more of a local food enthusiast, Koh Samui has plenty to offer for all the foodies out there. Fancy a 5-course exclusive dinner with wine pairing? Dining on the Rocks at Six Senses is your place; make sure to arrive before sunset to enjoy the sweeping views of gilded waters.
Do You like Italian? Dr. Frogs is a popular place among locals, expats and tourists. It offers a menu that balances Italian homemade pasta and pizzas, aromatic grills with fresh seafood and Thai favorites. Plus, the beautiful sea view. You would not surely ask for more.
High noon tea at Vana Belle Luxury Collection or Sundowners in Fisherman Village’s numerous bar. Wedding caterers are also in abundance, and ready to create a personal wedding menu to suit your personal preferences. Expect a pleasant addiction to Thai food as Koh Samui offers yummy treats.
Koh Samui is an excellent venue for an extraordinary wedding, honeymoon or a holiday.
The Wedding Bliss Thailand is excited to announce its latest branch opening in June 2016. Our team of experienced destination wedding planners is looking forward to hosting much more gorgeous weddings in this tropical paradise. We cannot wait to create more happy memories for many families and couples.