Honeymoon 2020: 10 Romantic Resorts For The Ultimate Couple’s Getaway


Cheng Sim •  Sep 16, 2019

[Updated 14 Jan 2020]

In the name of love, every couple deserves a romantic getaway whether they're starting a new chapter together or celebrating their 5th-anniversary milestone. It's the best way to spend quality time with your spouse while travelling to a new destination.

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And it doesn't matter if you prefer the well-loved Bali over the beautiful Lombok for your honeymoon. The best part is, you and your spouse have many upcoming anniversaries to plan a romantic escapade. If you want to plan something special in 2020, there's no better time than to ignite some inspiration right now! Here are some of the best romantic resorts that are perfect for your couple's getaway.

Disclaimer: All nightly rates are based on a search in Jan 2020 for 2 adults (unless where specifically stated) for a stay in Feb 2020. Prices may change during peak travel periods and over weekends. Prices are generally lower if you book at least 3 months in advance, so start planning ahead to get the best deals!


1. Seri Resort Gili Meno, Lombok

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Also often mistakenly guessed too fancy and expensive, Seri Resort Gili Meno is really an amazing accommodation. No guests have been able to deny its charm being a tropical resort’s with a private beach at a very reasonable price. Note that it's located in Gili Meno, one of the well-loved small islands in Lombok, where you get away from the crowd to enjoy your own day, adventure, and rest!

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Their interior is mostly white and clean looking, giving you calm and relaxed ambience. Enjoy island life outdoor or stay inside the cocoon of your bedroom, it’s your own choice. Or, just daydream at the swing or sunbed at the private beach, looking at the sea in your own serenity while others have more active fun under the sun. This area is so gorgeous many from around the world have held their wedding!

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Price: Starts from RM164 per night on Agoda

Address: Gili Meno, North Lombok

Contact number: +62 822-3759-6677

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[P.S. Prefer private pools? You'll love these gorgeous and affordable private stays by the beach and pool in Lombok!]

2. Bambu Getaway, Langkawi

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Langkawi remains a super popular destination for honeymoons and romantic getaways, and we're not complaining! Especially since Langkawi is home to a great array of resorts that are perfect for your retreat with your partner. Bambu Getaway is a rustic, charming accommodation that is tucked within the scenic inner landscapes of the island. Location wise, it's near the base of Gunung Raya just a short drive away from Makam Mahsuri.

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There are a variety of accommodation types available at Bambu Getaway, from Garden Cabins that can house 2-3 guests, the Bambu Hillside Villa that can house 3 - 4 guests, all the way to the Vinyl Family Room that can accommodate up to 6. Get the Garden Bamboo Villa for an unforgettable getaway - you'll have a whole bungalow to yourselves!

Price: Starts from RM118 on AirBnB

Address: 2267, Kampung Teluk, Mukim Ulu Melaka, Langkawi 07000

Contact: +60 11-2649 1575

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[P.S. Planning a second visit to Koh Lipe? Check out the gorgeous beachfront resorts in Koh Lipe for your next island getaway (below RM200!)]

3. Nampiangdin Boutique Hotel, Chiang Mai

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Perfect for honeymooners who need a relaxing getaway, look no further than Nampianding Boutique Hotel. Don't worry about being too secluded from Chiang Mai's way of life because this resort is still located near the heart of the city, close to Wua Lai Street and only 15 minutes drive away from the airport.

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The hotel's rooms are beautifully decorated in traditional and rustic hues, or are decked out in elegant colonial-style furnishings. Each room views of the garden and guests can enjoy access to a shared lounge and a garden. The rooms also come equipped with all the necessary comforts including air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a fridge, an electric teapot, a shower, a hairdryer and a desk.

Price: Starts from RM230 per night on Agoda

Address: 141, 141/1-2 Suan Dok Rd, Tambon Su Thep, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Contact number: +66 53 245 995

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[P.S. Feeling hungry? Savour the yummiest food at these delicious halal eateries in Chiang Mai!]

3. Avillion Port Dickson, Malaysia

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Inspired by the Old World Malay fishing village, this 5-star beach resort provides guests with only the best. Overlooking the Straits of Melaka, Avillion Port Dickson will take your breath away and be the perfect romantic setting. While five-star resorts don't typically get associated with being affordable, don't fret. Avillion has Garden Chalets that are no less beautiful but cost less than the Water Chalets ?

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Relax at the resort while enjoying the array of amenities available, including its pools (there are three, including an adults-only pool!), a spa, sea lookout points, and also various dining establishments (check out the picturesque aVi Lounge for some pretty views – perfect for a romantic date while watching the sunset!).

Price range: Starts from RM207 per night on Agoda

Address: Avillion Port Dickson, 3rd Miles, Jalan Pantai, 71000 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan

Contact number: +606 647 6688

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[P.S. Planning more romantic retreats? You'll love these affordable romantic resorts in Malaysia for your perfect weekend getaway]


4. Cabana Lipe Beach Resort, Koh Lipe

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Imagine waking up from your wooden chalet and leaving footprints on the sandy Sunrise Beach. Sounds like a slice of paradise? Well, that's an experience only reserved for guests at Cabana Lipe Beach Resort. A charming beach resort that is designed with a variety of rooms, Cabana Lipe Beach Resort offers everything from the affordable garden view chalets to beachfront accommodation that sits by the turquoise waters.

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It's true when they say the crystal clear waters of Sunrise Beach are definitely a sight for sore eyes. You're also bound to love the lounges the resort has thoughtfully set up! Looks like a quiet evening with your spouse is the perfect way to round up your honeymoon in Thailand.

Price: Starts from RM481 per night on Agoda

Address: Ko Lipe, Sunrise Beach Koh Lipe Koh Lipe, Satun 91000, Thailand

Contact number: +66 99 265 0808

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5. Ban Sainai Resort, Krabi

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Ban Sainai Resort is not only exclusive; its rates are also value-for-money considering you’re getting an entire cottage to yourself. Perfect for the whole family! There are about 25 mini bungalows in the resort and the area is surrounded by natural scenery – giving the place “kampong” vibes. This resort also offers one of the best pool views overlooking the mountains?

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Besides having the en-suite bathroom and standard amenities, each cottage has its own hammock, so you and your spouse can enjoy a quiet afternoon. The resort also offers a free shuttle service to and from Ao Nang's city centre. Looks like you'll have the whole day planned out for your honeymoon.

Price range: Starts from RM393 per night on Agoda

Address: 550, Soi Ao Nang 11/1, Moo 2, Tambon Ao Nang, Amphur Muang, Krabi 81180 Thailand

Contact number: +66 75 819 333

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[P.S. Planning another stay in Krabi? Check out these amazing Muslim-friendly resorts in Krabi!]

6. Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, Bali

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A well-loved beach destination among honeymooners, Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa is the perfect home away from home. This five-star accommodation is situated by the beach, so you can always fulfil the romantic fantasy of evening walks by the beach. With swaying coconut trees and spacious swimming pool, it's truly a beach getaway unlike any other.

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Nusa Dua has two halal-certified restaurants namely Tamarind Mediterranean Brasserie and Raja's Balinese Cuisine, which means you'll never go hungry in this beach resort. The in-house Nusa Dua spa also has a couple's spa treatment featuring Balinese acupressure massage, traditional Balinese facial and herbal bath.

Price: Starts from RM396 per night on Agoda

Address: Kawasan BTDC Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot. North 4, Benoa, Kuta Selatan, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia

Contact number: +62 361 771210

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7. Dar Hanane, Marrakech

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A former Moroccan imperial city dotted with beautiful mosques, picturesque gardens and colourful souks, it comes to no surprise why couples would plan a honeymoon to Marrakech. More so, calling Dar Hanane their home away from home. Situated in one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Medina, you and your spouse will experience cultural immersion through the thriving alleyways and markets.

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Decked out in bright colours and intricate Moroccan design, you can picture a romantic honeymoon in any of their double bedrooms such as the affordable Beldi room to the stunning Garden Room. Complete with ensuite bathroom, air conditioning, and iPod docking station, you'll be pleased by the magical Moroccan getaway you're about to experience.

Price: Starts from EUR110 (RM498) per night on their website

Address: 94 Derb Tizzougarine, Dar el Bacha, Marrakech

Contact number: +212 5243-77737

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[P.S. Did you know Marrakech is one of the stunning destinations you should be saving up for your honeymoon?]

8. Nora Buri Resort & Spa, Koh Samui

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Tucked away from the bustling vibe of Batam, here comes Sijori Resort & Spa and their spacious and sleek rooms. With a range of rooms ranging from superior rooms to the luxurious presidential suite, honeymooners can definitely find a room that's perfect for their romantic getaway. There are also many things to do at at the resort too including swimming in their picturesque pool and unwinding with a couple's spa treatment.

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The resort is also notable for its staff's impeccable service and hospitality, which will definitely make your stay even more comfortable! There are a number halal restaurants in the nearby Bo Put area (about 10 minutes drive away), so you won't have to worry about where to eat too.

Price: Starts from RM567 per night on Agoda

Address: 111, Chaweng Beach Rd, Kohsamui, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand

Contact number: +66 77 913 555

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[P.S. For more affordable accommodations in Koh Samui, check out these awesome places!]

9. The Andaman, Langkawi

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Tucked within lush tropical greens and a stunning view of the pristine white beaches is one of the most beautiful resorts in Malaysia. The Andaman is not a place to be missed if you're looking for a romantic getaway. The resort boasts a number of rooms highlighting different features such as a garden room, and a private pool room.

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Bask under the sun, explore the amazing tropical life in the rainforest there, relax at the spa, or simply enjoy the private pool in your very own villa. You and your partner will enjoy every second of your stay at The Andaman.

Price: Starts from RM1,206 on their website

Address: Jln Teluk Datai, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

Contact number: +604 959 1088

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[P.S. Love a good swim? Check out these romantic Malaysian resorts complete with private pool!]

10. Kandima Maldives

Escaping to paradise is easy when you plan your honeymoon at Kandima Maldives. If you want to have it all to yourself, there's the sunset beach pool villa where you can enjoy complete privacy on your private deck and jacuzzi. For honeymooners who enjoy direct lagoon access, there's the aqua villa that also comes with a private sundeck.

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Their villas may be gorgeous, but do spend some time diving in the clear waters of Dhaalu Atoll, see the fishes by snorkelling at Kandima Lagoon and burn those calories on the tennis court.

Price: Starts from RM1,365 per night on Agoda

Address: Kandima Maldives, Dhaalu Atoll, Republic of Maldives, Kudahuvadhoo, Kaafu, Maldives

Contact number: +960 676 0077

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[P.S. Beach honeymooners? Check out these Muslim-friendly beach resorts that are perfect for your 2020 vacay!]

Dreaming about your honeymoon? You know a romantic escapade is never too far away. If you and your spouse are looking for a slice of paradise, one of these beautiful resorts may be the one you're searching for.