5 Secret Romantic Spots in Asia


More and more lovebirds are looking to spend some time together in the exotic Asia, where romance is blossoming all year round. Places like Phuket, Koh Samui, Boracay and Bali attract millions of lovers every year. However, if you are looking for a truly remote escape for the two of you, check out these places:

1.     Koh Lanta, Thailand

Far from the bustling crowds in Phuket and Phi Phi, Koh Lanta is about an hour’s speedboat ride from Krabi airport. The island offers sunset-drenched beaches on the warm Andaman Sea with pristine sands and coral snorkeling reefs. Koh Lanta offers a range of accommodation for the couples, from the lovely boutique hideaways to luxurious five star private villas. Sip bubbly in the private pool overlooking the orange sun sinking the blue waters, have a stroll on the secluded beaches, indulge in an exotic Thai massage, explore the marine life or try the Thai cooking class together.

Tropical Beach

2.     Con Dao, Vietnam

A 45-minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City brings you to Con Dao, famous for deserted beaches surrounded by cliffs and mesmerizing turquoise waters. Con Dao is also called a “green pearl” because most of the area is covered by forest flora system. If you are looking for a really secluded romantic escape, try the Six Senses Con Dao, It offers elegantly designed accommodation with generous personal space, lush tropical mangrove vegetation and breathtaking views out to the sea. Don’t forget to explore the island’s most remote spots, including a 19th-century hilltop lighthouse and the spectacular Dam Tre Bay lagoon.


3.     Song Saa, Cambodia

In Cambodia’s untouched Koh Rong Archipelago, two pristine islands lie side by side. They are known locally as Song Saa – Khmer for ‘The Sweethearts’. Cambodia’s first luxury private island resort on Song Saa lies just 35 minutes by boat from the port of Sihanoukville. As a guest on this island, you’ll be amongst few to experience this beautiful, untouched paradise. Walk among old-growth rainforest, watch the dazzling reef fish swim under your villa or see rare hornbills land on your balcony. Marine safari, bird watching, kayaking, sunrise yoga is just amongst few activities that can be explored during your stay.


4.     Palawan, The Philippine

Palawan is an archipelago of 1,780 islands on the western part of the Philippines.The northern part of Palawan province is blessed with crystal-clear waters, pristine beaches, and a wealth of flora and fauna. So whether you want to unwind or seek orseek for adventure, Palawan is the place for you. This Philippine island is known as much for its diving and snorkeling as for its relaxing atmosphere. Get your eco-tourism fix by making it to the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, which is said to be home to one of the world’s longest underground rivers.

El Nido

5.     Mabul, Malaysia

Mabul Island is famous for swaying coconut trees and idyllic water villages. Located only about 15 minutes by speedboat from the famous Sipadan Island, Mabul attracts diving enthusiasts with it’s marine life —native sea moths, bobtail squids, and the elusive paint pot cuttlefish are just a few of the inhabitants. If you are seeking for a true romantic experience, stay at Sipadan Water Village, a resort beautifully constructed over water on stilts made of Belian Wood commonly called ironwood.

Mabul Island Resort

bioAbout the Author: Milda is the Community Manager @ AsiaRooms.com. Born in Lithuania, studied in the UK, traveled around Asia and taught in Africa. Now residing in Singapore where, equipped with strong cup of coffee and surrounded by an amazing team she is running the Community blog and blogging about amazing destinations, adventures, events and best hotels in Asia. 


Which one of these romantic spots in Asia would you most like to check out?  Or, is there another one you would suggest?


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