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Eight of the best places to get married in Asia

The secret is out to saying ‘I do’

Whether you are planning a palace wedding or vying for an intimate beach ceremony in a remote town, Secret Retreats have some suggestions on the best places to get married in Asia.


The Rajbari Bawali (Kolkata, India)

Expertly restored, this historic building offers pure opulence with an extensive courtyard that becomes an exclusive canvas for couples to bring their dream ceremony or wedding party to life.


Perfect for those wanting to add dramatic flair to their vows or pre-wedding photos, Rajbari Bawali provides the ideal backdrop for the most memorable day of your life.


Les Maisons d’Itac


Les Maisons d'Itac (Cebu, The Philippines)

For those planning an exotic seaside escape, Les Maisons d'Itac offers a romantic rendezvous for your special day.

Ideal for a sun-soaked, seaside ceremony – with the ocean in the background and swaying palms overhead – you cannot ask for a better destination. Between festivities, guests can relax in their own private villas, on the beach or by the pool.


Aava Resort & Spa (Surat Thani, Thailand)

Who said weddings have to be stressful? Perfect for private, intimate ceremonies plus plenty of time for fun with the people who really matter, this barefoot beach wedding destination is chic and casual all at once.


Just add some local flowers, sunglasses and you're ready to go. Before the wedding, extend the experience going on local excursions with friends and family.

Chakrabongse Villas (Bangkok, Thailand)

Offering sophisticated seclusion for an intimate wedding celebration fit for royalty – these are former prince's quarters after all.


Make use of the landscaped grounds or organise a party in the unique riverside private dining room with views across the Chao Phraya River to Wat Arun.


Excellent for discerning couples who desire one-of-a-kind décor and cuisine in authentic Thai style.


Villa Song Saigon


Villa Song Saigon (Vietnam)

Combining colonial aesthetics with Southeast Asian touches, Villa Song Saigon delivers on distinctive architecture perfect for wedding pictures. 


A special celebration dinner can be set up along the river while guests enjoy unwinding in spacious abodes. The bridal party can also indulge in tailored spa packages before the big day.


Villa Mathis (Bali, Indonesia)

Say your "I do" surrounded by tropical gardens, Balinese architecture and private villas.

Villa Mathis' bespoke wedding services will handcraft your happily ever after in the centre of the Island of Gods.


Tugu Lombok (Lombok, Indonesia)

Elevate your big day with an open-air celebration under the stars and by the sea at Tugu Lombok.

Take advantage of the resort's beach setting – and beachside lawn – framed by Mount Rinjani for an exotic ceremony. The hotel's Wedding Assistant will help you make the most of the landscape, Indonesian art and ancient architecture.


MesaStila Resort & Spa (Java, Indonesia)

For those wanting anything but ordinary, journey to Java for a wild yet blissful wedding backdrop at MesaStila Resort & Spa.


Located right in the heart of Central Java, MesaStila is surrounded by eight mountains, offering a remarkable setting for a celebration amid one of the world's most unbridled natural landscapes.



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Published: 11 December 2019

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