For couples in search of the picture perfect wedding destination – look no further than the tropical island of Koh Samui. Weddings in Koh Samui are renowned for being idyllic.
This boutique vacation destination in the Gulf of Thailand offers idyllic beach backdrops, luxury wedding accommodation, a whole host of professional wedding planners and superb value for money.
Getting Married in Koh Samui
The island is a convenient half-way point between Europe and Australia, making an ideal wedding location for couples with family living apart – it also offers more sun, sea, sand and spiritual charm than wedding venues at home.
Koh Samui villa weddings are one of the most popular options on the island, offering guests complete peace and privacy – unlike weddings elsewhere. Villas in Koh Samui can accommodate friends, families and large groups in sensational spots across the island, including remote beaches, stunning hillsides and lush tropical surroundings.
Villas in Koh Samui also offer friends and families more quality time together than a hotel where everyone typically stays separately. Villas are also a cheaper alternative to other venues, often charging only a small fee for extra guests or wedding events. Other villa pros include the luxury of private pools, full time staff, babysitters and close proximity to everything the island has to offer.
Every bride’s whim will be catered for with a wedding in Koh Samui, with its endless luxury spas, breath-taking locations and friendly locals skilled in everything from manicures and massages to dress-making and more. In fact a multitude of wedding parties opt to have their outfits made on the island using luxury lightweight fabrics available at a fraction of the cost elsewhere.
A wide range of wedding ceremonies in Koh Samui are available with something to suit every couple. Choose from a western-style wedding, a traditional Thai service with monks or a combination of the two. Wedding planners in Koh Samui are happy to offer expert advice and cater for every request. An elephant dressed in wedding robes is a regular feature of nuptials on the island, as is getting married underwater, surrounded by tropical fish and scuba-clad guests.
Other wedding highlights include fireworks, traditional Thai dancers, local music, and traditional Thai cuisine. A spectacular effect can be achieved in the evening with the lighting of hundreds of well-wish lanterns, a popular island traditional and popular wedding feature.
Friends and family often travel a long way for a wedding in Thailand, planning the special occasion over several days to make the most of their time together. There’s an array of things to do in Koh Samui to keep guests entertained during their stay including boat trips, jungle tours, luxury spas, shows, restaurants, clubs and more.
Thinking of popping the question? Why not do it in Koh Samui?