Who does not dream of having a wedding on the beach? It is every bride’s dream and where else can this dream wedding happen but in one of the most romantic islands in Thailand – Phuket? With the island’s numerous beautiful beaches and fully-equipped facilities, there’s no other place in the world you would like your wedding to be but here. To help you choose the best wedding venues in Phuket, here is a comprehensive list of hotels and resorts known to offer excellent wedding packages and services on the island.
1. Twinpalms Phuket (Thalang District)
Twinpalms is a stylish and exciting resort situated on the western coastline of Phuket Island in Thalang District along Surin Beach Road. Guests are offered the option to have their wedding ceremony set inside the hotel or by Surin Beach. The resort provides the perfect wedding stage and promises seamless services with personal touches from experienced wedding planners and a heavenly cuisine to delight guests at the reception.
The blue panoramic view of the ocean interlaced with the scenic palm trees and cool breeze is sure to set a romantic view that couples will remember in their lifetime. For accommodation, the resort offers world-class, well-appointed rooms, suites and penthouses for the guests. International-standard facilities on offer include beach clubs, restaurants, pools, spa, gym and yachting services. For a truly stylish wedding experience, Twinpalms is highly recommended.
2. SALA Phuket Resort & Spa (Mai Khao)
SALA Phuket Resort and Spa is located in Thalang district on the Mai Khao Beach just 20 minutes drive from the airport. The resort is designed to make the perfect dream wedding come to reality for every couple. The resort offers a dedicated team of planners who work together to understand the couple’s ideas and wishes completely and bring them to reality.
The sacred ceremony can be set in the hotel’s extensive lawns or at the magical tropical beach. The resort’s experienced and expert wedding planners are can set up a beautiful wedding venue that couples will surely remember for a long time. With 5-star spacious rooms on offer, each featuring a unique view and a private swimming pool, couples and their guests are in for a memorable stay after the wedding ceremony.
3. Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa (Mai Khao)
Renaissance Phuket Resort and Spa is an award-winning resort known for its world-class services. The hotel is located on the Mai Khao Beach in Thalang District and is only 20 minutes away from Phuket Airport. The resort provides the perfect location for weddings. Moreover, a professional team of Marriott Certified Wedding Planners are at the couple’s disposal to help organize the wedding ceremony. This beautiful resort promises a wedding almost like that of a fairy tale. The wedding can be set outdoors and be overlooking the tropical beach complemented by the scenic views of the charming ocean waves. The couple can opt to book a private villa for their honeymoon. Other features of the hotel include a restaurant serving delicious cuisine, well-equipped spas, swimming pools, conference rooms and a gym.
4. The Vijitt Resort Phuket (Rawai)
The stylish and luxurious Vijitt Resort Phuket is located on a beachfront between Chalong and Rawai Beach. The resort is considered the ultimate destination for lovers because of the breathtaking scenery and the tranquil beaches located quite a good distance far from tourist crowds. This becomes a perfect location for couples who want to tie the knot in a romantic, secluded and pristine beach. The resort boasts of wedding planners who can work their magic to provide the couple with their dream wedding. Couples can choose from a traditional Thai wedding or a western wedding ceremony. With luxurious deluxe villas and 5-star services, Vijitt is every couple’s dream honeymoon destination.
Guests offer a wide range of facilities including, the V spa, swimming pools, unique resort activities, restaurants and bars. The natural beauty of the well-manicured landscape, swaying palms and tranquil beach create for a heavenly romantic destination.
5. Cape Panwa Hotel (Cape Panwa)
The beautiful Cape Panwa Hotel is located along Sakdidej Road in Cape Panwa. Set in a magical environment – with a private beach surrounded by coconut groves and the vast scenic horizon of the blue ocean, a romantic destination invites lovers from all around the world. The couple can choose between a Christian wedding or a traditional Thai wedding ceremony, the highlight of which is the couple being blessed by nine monks. Three wedding venues are offered – a traditional Thai teakwood house set in a lychee orchard, a beautiful beach-front or a grand ballroom.
The hotel’s wedding package also comes with few extra perks including a cape suite, a bouquet for the bride, beautiful flower arrangements, wedding cake, a personal hairdresser, bridal makeup artist, and a romantic balcony dinner. Facilities offered by the hotel include spa and beauty treatment, fitness facilities, pools, restaurant and bar, yacht charter along with other hotel activities. A wedding ceremony in the hotel is definitely one that will be cherished forever.
6. Kamala Beach Resort (a Sunprime Resort)
Kamala Beach Resort is located on the famous western coastline of Phuket Island on Kamala Beach. The hotel boasts of having direct beach access for guests who want the freedom to wander around without attracting attention. The hotel is 12 km away from Patong Beach – about 35-minutes drive from Phuket Airport. As a wedding destination, Kamala Resort is an absolutely exciting and beautiful venue for a wedding ceremony. The couple can either set up the wedding ceremony on the beach to take advantage of the spectacular view of the ocean disappearing from the horizons and the inviting palm trees swaying in the breeze.
The hotel’s excellent facilities include 5-star rooms, fitness rooms, swimming pools, outdoor massage, yoga and aerobics room, a bar and restaurants.
7. Nai Yang Beach Resort (Nai Yang)
Nai Yang Beach Resort is located on the northwest coast of Phuket within Sirinart National Park, only 1 km from Phuket International Airport. The hotel is surrounded by trees and a beach that is just a few steps away. The wedding ceremony can be set on the beach with the surrounding green palm trees and swaying blue waters of the ocean creating the perfect and elegant backdrop.
The couple needs not go far for their honeymoon destination as Nai Yang features spacious deluxe villas with breathtaking ocean views from the balcony or private terrace. The couple also has access to the turtle and coral pool. Swimming pools, a wellness retreat, Turtle Bay restaurants, shopping plaza and world-class suites are just some of the facilities offered by the hotel.
8. Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket (Karon)
Centara Grand Beach Resort is an award winning hotel located on the western coast of Phuket Island on Karon Beach along Patak Road. The hotel is defined by beautiful surroundings – green palm trees creating a magnificent natural scenery and the vast blue waters of the ocean.
The hotel has a group of wedding organizers who offer services to help organize a wedding ceremony. The team works with the couple offering a plethora of wedding themes and ideas that the couple can choose from, depending on personal preferences and influences.
The Centara Hotel is also perfect as a honeymoon destination for couples. With the breathtaking views of the ocean and tropical surroundings giving the best vantage point from the balconies of the suites and rooms, the newlyweds will surely have their romantic holiday. The hotel also offers a wide array of facilities from the exquisite bar and restaurants, business meeting facilities, swimming pools and spas.
9. Cloud19 Beach Retreat
Cloud19 Beach Retreat is located in Cape Panwa on Phuket Island. The hotel boasts a spectacular and panoramic view of the ocean complemented by the dancing palm trees. The hotel offers wedding packages for couples wishing to tie the knot in a tropical setting. Cloud19 provides two wedding packages – the Western style wedding or the traditional Thai wedding. The western style wedding package includes a floral arched walkway, a bridal bouquet, a wedding cake and a sumptuous wedding reception.
The traditional Thai wedding reflects the rich culture and tradition of Thailand. The Thai wedding package includes a Thai floral decoration, Thai music, authentic and genuine Thai costumes, a blessing by the monks and a wedding cake.
After the ceremony, couples need not look elsewhere for a honeymoon destination as Cloud19 is a perfect choice. Accommodation offered is world class with well-appointed rooms and suites.
The couple can enjoy romantic ocean views from their balconies, dine on the beach and enjoy other facilities provided by the hotel. Other splendid facilities include a sunset bar, spa and massage room, swimming pools, activities and island hopping tours. Cloud19 is indeed a romantic place where couples can make their dream wedding come true.
10. The Old Phuket
The Old Phuket Beach and Resort is located on Phuket’s Karon Beach. Karon is one of the island’s longest and beautiful beaches. The resort is centrally situated within Karon, only 8 km away from Patong. The resort itself is architecturally beautiful, and the scenic blue ocean completes the aesthetic elegance of the resort. Couples looking to say their vows on the Old Phuket Town will surely be happy with the choices available.
The resort offers either a Western wedding or a Thai traditional wedding package. The Western wedding package consists of a decorated wedding venue, a bouquet for the bride, buttonhole for the bride, wedding cake, a bottle of champagne, an hour of digital video coverage and a wedding certificate from the hotel.
The Thai wedding package includes classical Thai music, a venue decorated with flowers, two wedding garlands for the bride and groom, offerings to the monks, a wedding cake, a professional photographer and an hour of digital video recording.
The Old Phuket ensures a seamless, romantic and memorable ceremony for the couple and their guests. The newlyweds can enjoy their honeymoon conveniently in the comforts of Old Phuket. The facilities offered by the retreat ranging from luxury suites with romantic views, swimming pools, spas and restaurants are world-class.
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