Honeymoons in Thailand
Finding a honeymoon location to suit you both as a couple can sometimes be a tricky task but Thailand with it's mixture of bustling cities, small villages, stunning scenery, tasty food, gorgeous beaches and friendly people will surely tick most of the boxes. Why not combine bustling Bangkok with a laid back break in Phuket or Koh Samui with its gorgeous beaches, national parks, and forests and waterfalls.
Thailand known as the “land of the smiles” is a very romantic and exciting country to visit for a honeymoon. With flights from South Africa taking just over 17 hours you could soon be exploring this exotic part of the world. Experience the chaos of Bangkok and take a ride in a tuk tuk, if you dare, feast on the delicious street food, and enjoy a foot massage when you're feeling footsore. Enjoy a ride on boat along Chao Praya River which runs through Bangkok and opens up areas which you probably wouldn't otherwise see. Feast on the delicious street food, watch the sunset, and visit a show where the flamboyant lady girls never fail to impress. Once you tire of Bangkok, take a trip south to Phuket and soak up the rays on the gorgeous beaches, or snorkel or dive the clear waters. However you spend your time, a honeymoon in Thailand will give you enough memories to last a lifetime.
If you're looking for a romantic and exotic destination in which to spend your honeymoon then Thailand could be the perfect location for you. There's plenty of spa resorts at which to pamper yourself and lots of gorgeous beaches to relax on. There's also plenty of interesting Buddhists temples to visit and countryside to explore.
Thailand is a country full of diverse landscapes and culture. With regular flights from Canada you could be exploring this fascinating country in under 24 hours. Bangkok is chaotic and busy but worth spending some time in. During your stay enjoy the cheap and tasty street food, visit Wat Saket which one of the oldest temples in Bangkok and was built in the late 18th century, and when your feet are aching take advantage of the relaxing foot massages that are openly on offer. Take a meal at the Restaurant on the roof of the Banyan Tree hotel, which has fantastic views over the city and from where you can see some incredible sunsets. Visit the south with its gorgeous beaches and the island of Phuket where you can take a cruise, or snorkel and dive the clear waters. Whatever you choose to do, your honeymoon in Thailand will be unforgettable.
Key Facts for Thailand
Currency: Thai Baht
Flight time: 16 hours from Toronto
When to Honeymoon in Thailand
When to go:
November to March are the best months to visit when there is little rain and the humidity is lower, although Koh Samui is best visited from June to September
Bangkok is approx 12 hours from London with direct flights to Thailand operated by British Airways, Thai Airways and Phuket Airways
Visas are required for stays of over 30 days
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Getting Married in Thailand
If you're looking for a country to get married abroad that is rich in ethnic culture and history, combined with stunning natural beauty, a warm climate and friendly people then why not consider Thailand. Stretching from the gorgeous beaches of the south and Phuket to the tropical rain forests and Himalayan mountains in the north there's a wide range of unrivalled natural beauty to explore. Together with modern infrastructure and friendly affordable services, it's not surprising that weddings abroad in Thailand are very popular. In this exotic part of the world there's a vast array of ceremony styles and venue types from secluded beach weddings to adventurous elephant back, Buddhist temples or luxury yachts and with spectacular backdrops for your wedding photos, your special day will be unforgettable.
Civil ceremonies are legally recognised in Thailand and need to be registered at the Registrar's Office in Bangkok. Both parties will need valid passports and an affidavit stating that they are free to marry. This can be obtained from the embassy or consulate of their country in Bangkok. If they have been divorced a decree absolute is required to be shown and if widowed, then a death certificate and previous marriage certificate will need to be provided. For more information visit http://thailandweddings.com/Canada.html
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