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6 Thai wedding destination ideas for your Big Day

It’s that once in a lifetime opportunity. Make it extraordinary.

The wedding is one of the most personal, special, and significant days of our lives. If you’re getting hitched soon and dreaming of a destination wedding, then you’re not alone here. A lavish celebration with your friends and family is something we all look forward to on our big day — especially when it’s in a special location.

From vibrant cities to tranquil seaside, there are so many places around the globe that could be the perfect venue for your wedding. But, why travel overseas — especially given that we can’t right now — when Thailand is home to so many beautiful destinations? Given the current situation, it’s best to get hitched on the charming shores of our very own country. Here, we’ve listed all the top romantic wedding destinations in Thailand for you to tie the knot.

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Vintage vibes at SO Sofitel Hua Hin

If you’re looking for a beach destination that is not so far away, SO Sofitel Hua Hin should be your pick. Nestled in the Phetchaburi Province, SO Sofitel Hua Hin is a lush natural haven just a 2.5-hour drive from Bangkok. Given that there are plenty of colonial-style guesthouses on the coastlines with SO Sofitel Hua Hin offering an ideal space for a wedding, it could be the perfect venue to have a charming, quaint, and vintage-style wedding. The resort is nestled in a beachfront location with a blissful seaside venue that offers custom wedding packages for you to design — from engagement to reception and honeymoon. Celebrate on their grassy seaside lawn under coconut trees or at the chic SO Ballroom. Dreamy.

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The right dress at Aleenta Phuket

We certainly have a personal soft spot for this island that is home to blissful coral reefs beneath the Andaman’s serene seascape. Simply an hour’s flight from Bangkok, this charming tropical island houses pearl beaches and premium yachting for you to go all out for your big fat wedding. It’s the perfect blend of beauty and heritage, so it’s no surprise that Aleenta Phuket is a popular choice amongst Thai weddings. Having an Aleenta Wedding might be what you’ve been looking for because their wedding planner has it all sorted for you — from arranging the ceremonies, to finding the right wedding dress, and keeping your guests entertained. Get ready for an intimate cosy wedding right at the bay of Phang Nga.

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A private bay at Banyan Tree Samui

For those who are looking for a more private spot for your wedding, Banyan Tree Samui is one stylish destination that could give you an unforgettable experience. From the scenic bays to the adventurous activities, there’s so much you can do before and after getting hitched here. Exchange your vows at the private bay of Lamai and share your dream with the wedding expert at Banyan Tree Samui for the most extraordinary wedding. A wedding at this tropical sanctuary — it doesn’t get any more magical does it?

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A cliff wedding with Dusit Thani Krabi

Krabi is still one of those untouched destinations that houses natural treasures like no other. Whilst it’s famous for rock climbing in Railay, it makes a cliff wedding one of the most adventurous wedding ideas for Bangkokians. From magnificent Railay beach to the Sa Morakot (Emerald Pool), with a backdrop of picturesque Klong Muang Beach, we suggest that Dusit Thani Krabi makes an idyllic dreamy wedding venue for beach lovers. The resort’s pristine white sand at Kong Muang Beach to the flora-filled gardens in Marquee, and their special wedding packages, ensure that you have a magical moment while saying ‘I do.’

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Eco-friendly luxury at Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood

Nestled in the unspoiled tropical island of Koh Kood, Soneva Kiri is a luxury beach resort that could offer that lavish wedding experience you’ve been looking for. Serene and secluded, it’s the perfect spot for an authentic Thai wedding experience. The unrivalled luxury of their eco-friendly resort is where you would enjoy taking all the wedding vows. Given that it’s barefoot luxury at its best, you can walk down the aisle and enjoy the precious moments of your wedding in full style.

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An artsy northern wedding at Anantara Chiang Mai

Thailand has more than just stunning beaches and Chiang Mai is proof. If you’re dreaming of a mountainous backdrop to your wedding that is equally impressive as a beach, then Anantara Chiang Mai is your ultimate destination. Between the tranquil hills and rice paddies, expect a peaceful northern style wedding that will make you feel close to nature. Filled with culture, tradition, and art, Anantara Chiang Mai is offers a memorable destination wedding, too.

Alisha Pawa
Writer
Alisha is a passionate dancer and is always creating her own choreographies. She is a fan of rom-com novels, a coffee-drinker who loves tea, and is always on-the-go for her midnight chocolate cravings. She hopes to tick-off her never-ending bucket list one day by hosting her own travel show.