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Just Married: The Best Honeymoon Resorts in Koh Samui 

Celebrate your fresh relationship status at some of the best honeymoon resorts in Koh Samui. 

Koh Samui is the perfect destination for newlyweds to celebrate their eternal love. This breathtakingly beautiful island has it all – glittering, blue oceans and soft, white sand encircling a thriving jungle, rugged cliffs and spectacular cascades. With some of the world’s most inspiring historical and religious sites, fascinating wildlife and friendly locals, why would you go anywhere else for your honeymoon?

There is an abundance of five-star resorts in Koh Samui, so it can be quite the task choosing the one that suits you best, especially if you’re simultaneously planning a wedding. We’ve saved you the trouble by narrowing down our top pick of the best honeymoon resorts in Koh Samui, all you need to do is choose your favourite.

Slip into splendour at Silavadee Pool Spa Resort

The stunning Silavadee Pool Spa Resort is a secluded jungle oasis boasting five-star facilities and an unbeatable location. The rooms and villas are styled with an impressive mix of traditional Thai decor, including gleaming teak, cedar bamboo and marble, combined with sleek modern fittings. Opt for tropical jungle or ocean views, with or without a private infinity pool. There are two onsite restaurants serving up exquisite meals showcasing the flavours of the region, and a rooftop bar for unforgettable sunset views. If you’re honeymooning as part of a wedding package, you’ll also receive a honeymoon set up in your room, a complimentary breakfast and a room upgrade.  

To keep you both entertained, try Muay Thai, yoga or meditation, paddle-boarding, kayaking or snorkelling – all offered at the resort. For some pampering, unwind with a couples massage at the day spa. When you can tear yourself away from the resort, take a local village tour, embark on island exploring or learn how to cook your favourite Thai meal at a cooking class.

Savour wedded bliss at Banyan Tree Samui

The Banyan Tree Samui is situated in a secluded Lamai bay, a five-star retreat surrounded by tropical jungle. bay’s calm, turquoise waters, rocky outcrops dotted with palm trees and nearby emerald islands create a heart-stopping view that may be as memorable as your own wedding. An exciting feature of this resort is the yearly sea turtle laying and hatchings, which occur from early Summer to late Autumn. The Banyan Tree is dedicated to protecting these precious turtles. 

The Banyan Tree’s spectacular villas all include a private infinity pool and sun-soaked outdoor terraces, the perfect hideaway for post-wedding bliss. With a variety of dining options offering innovative Thai cuisine and international fare, every taste is catered to. For a more romantic option, try an intimate, candlelit Destination Dining experience overlooking the private bay. 

Spend some quality time together with a couple’s massage or an innovative hydrothermal experience at the day spa. If you’re an active couple who like to keep moving, practise yoga, enjoy a variety of exciting watersports available, revel in nature with a guided Sense of Nature Walk for two, or discover underwater wonders when snorkelling. If you want to explore the surroundings and get to know the locals, Lamai Beach centre and Fisherman’s Village are only minutes away.  

Romance galore at Rocky’s Boutique Resort

Rocky’s Boutique Resort is so tranquil and secluded, you’ll feel like you’re the only two people in the world. The uniquely decorated rooms and villas are all beautifully appointed with luxury fittings and that traditional Thai touches. You can choose between ocean, pool or garden views, and all rooms are bright, spacious and comfortable. There are also two swimming pools for guests. Dining options include a spectacular fine-dining restaurant perched on top of a mammoth granite boulder, a garden pool bistro, café and pool bar. Many newlyweds also love the private beach dinners, in-room dining or poolside cocktails or snacks. 

Rocky’s Boutique offers honeymoon packages and regardless of your package choice, you’ll receive welcome drinks as well as sparkling wine, fruit and flowers in your room. Some packages also include treats like complimentary Thai couples’ massages, round trip airport transfers, a private dinner for two, daily fresh fruit, a breakfast in bed, private island tours, a private sunset cruise or private dinner and personalised bathrobes. You can also opt for a multi-course private beachfront dinner, a private sunset cruise, spa packages and limo tours as optional extras.  

If that’s not enough excitement for you, there are plenty more activities to choose from. Try some snorkelling, island hopping or take the shuttle to some of the island’s attractions and cultural sites. After that, pop into the day spa for a relaxing pampering session for you and your sweetheart. 

Romance abounds at Avani+ Samui Resort

Imagine you and your newlywed sipping cocktails under the stars at the rooftop lounge, while being mesmerised by the twinkling ocean as a cool summer breeze is a welcome change from a blissful day in the sun. For an indulgent honeymoon being pampered and enjoying excellent food, Avani+ Samui Resort has you covered. 

When hunger strikes, there are various options to satisfy every palate. Fresh, local produce and fancy cocktails can be enjoyed in beautiful surroundings with ocean views at Essence Restaurant, while a tipple or two with a view can be savoured at the rooftop bar. At the end of a busy day, visit the AvaniSpa to be pampered in paradise, or snuggle up to your one-and-only at the CineVani open-air cinema. 

For more romantic inspiration, read Fall in Love with the Most Romantic Resorts in Koh Samui.