A destination wedding in Asia is about more than just the big day. To help you choose the right place for your nuptials, we’ve selected our favourite Pavilions Resorts for a wedding abroad. Whether you spend it with friends, family or just the two of you, we’ve even included some pre and post-wedding activity ideas will make saying your “I do’s” even more special.
Best for: A Destination Wedding with your Favourite Friends
With its luxurious accommodations, plentiful beaches and good food, Phuket makes for the perfect island wedding. And with diverse activities and an endless promise of good times, It’s the ideal wedding destination for a once-in-a-lifetime reunion with friends from near and far.
The Pavilions Phuket offers panoramic views and a magnificent setting for your special day. But there’s no better way to relax before the nuptials than in your own private villa with your nearest and dearest. With its seductive ocean views, hilltop breezes and unrivalled dedication to luxury and privacy, The Pavilions private pool villas are intimate spaces to relax and unwind with your entire wedding party.
There are plenty of activities on-site at the resort to keep your guests entertained before the big day. Learn how to create authentic and delicious Thai flavours in a cooking class with The Pavilions’ Executive Chef, or soothe any last minute nerves with pampering and beauty treatments at the spa or a private yoga class in the spa garden.
Instead of heading straight for some alone time on your honeymoon, why not opt for a “buddymoon” and extend the wedding celebration with your closest friends? Phuket offers plenty of activities for your group to enjoy – from scootering around the island to visiting an elephant sanctuary. To really push the boat out (pun intended!), why not try an island hopping yacht excursion? Explore uninhabited islands and hidden enclaves as you enjoy your first few days of married bliss with your favourite people.
Did you know?
The Pavilions Phuket offers a range of carefully crafted wedding packages to include everything the heart desires for the special day. There’s even a dedicated and professional wedding planner at your disposal, so when you arrive at the resort, you can completely relax and enjoy all that Phuket has to offer, knowing every detail is taken care of.
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Best for: A Family-Friendly Destination Wedding
The Island of the Gods is known for its rich cultural heritage, friendly people and thousands of temples. With its relaxed pace of life and Balinese hospitality, Bali offers something for guests young and old, making it the perfect destination to jet off with your close family.
Kick-start your nuptial celebrations by reconnecting with your family on a tailor-made tour of the island. The Pavilions Bali can arrange full or half-day tours take you to every inch of this enchanted tropical paradise – discover garden temples, manicured rice terraces, jewellery and wood making, mystic caves and pristine beaches on your own private family excursion.
While surrounded by your family, as a newly married couple it’s also important to take some time for yourself. The resort’s Honeymoon Pool Villa is a private sanctuary for couples to lounge in their private pool and enjoy the seclusion of their exquisite retreat, surrounded by an aromatic tropical garden. As you relax and unwind, the rest of the family can discover more of what Sanur has to offer, or visit the resort’s spa, yoga and wellness offerings for a luxurious pampering.
Did you know?
With space for small groups of up to 50 guests, The Pavilions Bali offers an intimate wedding in the privacy of the resort’s tropical garden, surrounded by the quiet charms of Sanur. As well as the perfect setting, your special day can be tailored to your every wish with our bespoke wedding services.
Best for: A ‘just-the-two-of-you’ wedding
If your dream wedding is just you, your partner and a little something different, The Pavilions Himalayas is an off-the-beaten-track destination for a romantic elopement. Located in a remote valley near Phewa Lake, Pokhara, the resort offers unparalleled privacy and even the possibility to reserve the entire place for yourselves.
Uniquely located on the site of a working organic farm, the resort offers one-of-a-kind experiences to unwind and prepare for your big day, whether you opt to explore village life or the traditions of Nepalese culture. If you feel like exploring the valley, the surrounding hills offer never-ending opportunities for romantic walks to the monasteries and stupas surrounding the resort.
What could be a more romantic way to start your life together than exploring your sense of adventure in the mountains? Get closer to nature and each other with trekking tours, through-hikes and numerous outdoor activities on your doorstep, from exploring snow-capped mountains to fast-flowing rivers. Nepal offers an exotic honeymoon with a twist with plenty to satisfy newly-married thrill seekers. Celebrate your honeymoon far from city life in a place of natural beauty, away from tourist trails, in a calm, quiet, intimate – not to mention–luxurious destination.
Did you know?
The Pavilions Himalayas’ 14 villas can be block-booked for your wedding party, reserving the entire resort for your dearest family and friends. With a complete take-over of the resort, you’re guaranteed privacy and intimacy in one of the world’s most beautiful settings.
Where would you have your destination wedding in Asia? How would you ideally spend your pre and post wedding time? What are you looking for to make it a day to remember? Let us know in the comments!