Asia is the largest continent on the face of the earth and encompasses a variety of culture and languages. Asians are considered the most hospitable people on this globe. Home to some of the top beaches and exotic natural landscapes, Asia proves to be the best romantic getaway for newly-weds.
So if you’re planning to begin your “happily-ever-after” story on dreamy beaches or with an exciting adventure, you can choose to visit one of these 5 best destinations of the continent (in no particular order):
1. Bali, Indonesia
If you and your partner love art and adventure at the same time, Bali is the right destination for you. From the beautiful art workshops at Ubud to the adventurous treks at the smoldering volcanoes at Mount Batur and Mount Agung, Bali offers you all that your heart desires.
Ubud- Bali’s center for art and culture has a variety of museums that you can visit. Scuba diving is another exciting sport that Bali offers to couples apart from trekking.
And once you’re done with the art and escapade at Bali, you can get spiritual and explore its ancient and beautiful temples, the famous Tirta Empul temple being one such temple. You can also add to your memories by getting cozy with your better-half on the outlandish private beaches of Bali.
Another exotic and romantic location for newly married couples, Cambodia is a must visit for those who are fond of historic places. The Angkor Wat is the top tourist attraction of the country.
It is the largest and most splendid of the Angkor Temples.
Other major attractions of Cambodia are the Bayon temple, Banteay Srei, Koh Ker and Preah Vihear. You can also visit Tonlé Sap and see the beautiful floating villages around the lake. During your stay, don’t miss out on the Khmer food – a cuisine of contrasts – fresh and cooked, salty and sour, sweet and bitter. The month of July is the best time to visit this alluring location.
3. Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka offers solutions to undo the stress that weddings can create. So to get your mind free of cankers you can come here enjoy the rejuvenating ayurvedic therapies. This beautiful rocky island has thriving rain forests filled with wildlife as well as pristine beaches washed with aquamarine waves. You can experience the thrill of witnessing Sri Lanka’s flora and fauna with its wildlife safaris.
Plan a trip to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage with your spouse.
If visiting in July or August, do visit the Kandy Esala Perahera, to experience the colors, lights and sounds of this grand Buddhist festival. Better known as traveler’s paradise, a honeymoon in Sri Lanka can surely be the best way to start your married life.
4. Kerala, India
Kerala, a beautiful state in India, known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, is an alluring location for newlyweds. It has many seaside resorts famous for ayurvedic therapy. From the luscious hills of Munnar to the backwaters of Alleypey, you can choose the best place for a sizzling vacation with your better half.
To get a holistic backwater experience, you can book a house boat, popularly called Kettuvallam in the local language.
In a single trip to this mesmerizing place you can cover a varied geographical diversity such as hills, beaches and backwaters. This small state, also called God’s own country, is truly a wonder in itself and a must-see for honeymoon couples.
5. Dubai, UAE
If you are looking forward to a luxurious honeymoon, then this is the right place for you. It is the largest city of the United Arab Emirates and is popular for lavish shopping malls, man-made marvels and lively nightlife.
You can go skiing in the artificial snow at the Mall of Emirates and climb on top of the grand Burj Khalifa and see the lively city down below.
Calm beaches, fascinating deserts, hi-tech man-made structures and glamorous lifestyle make Dubai a dream destination for honeymooners. Other major places to visit in Dubai are the Dubai Museum, Dubai Creek, Bastakia (Old Dubai), Jumeriah Mosque, Jumeriah Beach, Dubai aquarium and the magnificently made Palm Islands. If you are planning a lavish honeymoon, Dubai is the right place for you.