A Romantic Getaway in Thailand

Have you been dreaming of a romantic getaway in Thailand? The land of warm temperatures, long beaches, and delicious food? As the world’s top destination for honeymooners, Thailand has everything a couple wants and needs for a perfect getaway. If you’re looking for ideas on how to spend your time in Thailand, then keep reading!

Where to go in Thailand?

Thailand is a Buddhist country with Buddhist temples and ruins all over the place. If you’re looking for a spiritual getaway, you should head to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, or Ko Tao. If you’re more of an action-seeking couple, you can head to Chiang Mai or Koh Samet. Whatever you’re looking for, Thailand has it.

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Where to stay in Thailand?

Thailand has a wide range of hotel options to choose from. If you’re looking for a place with a view, then head to the Ritz-Carlton Koh Samui or Oasis Khaolak Resort. If you want to stay in a luxury hotel in the heart of Bangkok, then the Grand Hyatt or The Sofitel Bangkok International Hotel are the perfect places to stay. Whatever you decide, make sure you book ahead because rates for hotel rooms in Thailand are typically higher than in other countries.

Things to do in Bangkok

Thailand’s capital city has a lot to offer. You can head to the nearby Islands of Thailand for some peace and quiet. You can also head to the city’s Chinatown for authentic and cheap eats. If you’re looking for a more relaxing getaway, there are plenty of yoga classes and meditation sessions to choose from. You can also head to the nearby elephant parks, where you can spend time with the elephants in a very relaxed environment.

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Romantic Thailand

If you’re looking for a more relaxing getaway, the country’s many beaches are beautiful and you can stay in a beachfront room or a luxurious resort. You’re likely to find plenty of romance along the way, as many of the hotels in Thailand have romantic restaurants and pools.

Thailand’s list of romantic getaways is long. From the beaches of Koh Samui and Koh Phangan to the jungle-filled mountains of Ko Tao, Thailand is chock-full of amazing places to visit with your loved one. If you’re looking for a destination that is truly insta-worthy, Koh Samui is the place. Another top choice for lovers is Ko Tao. Perhaps because of its laid-back vibe. For a peaceful getaway, you can rent a boat and take your lover out to the small islands nearby.

If you’re looking for a romantic getaway to Thailand, make sure you book ahead. If you have questions about Thailand or are ready to start planning your romantic getaway, reach out to me.

Top Greek Island Vacation Destinations

Greece has always been an ideal Mediterranean vacation destination. With over 1,400 islands (230 inhabited), it can be hard to choose which one to visit first. Hopefully, these top Greek Island vacation destinations will inspire you, and help you with your decision.

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Best nightlife:

Mykonos, ‘The Island of the Winds,’ is known for its vibrant nightlife. Little Venice and Paradise Beach are popular party destinations where clothing is optional, and the LGBT scene is major. There are male go-go dancers everywhere, and parties typically last all night. July and August are the primary months for tourism and the wildest parties.

Best traditional village life:

The island, Naxos is the largest of the Cyclades and has a little over 6,500 inhabitants and a bit over 20 small villages. Naxos has ancient towers, paved streets, and has maintained its unique Venetian architecture.

Best kiteboarding and windsurfing:

With winds that can be seen from a mile away, Paros is best known for kiteboarding and windsurfing. Santa Maria, Prassonisi, and Pounda are the main beaches where these sports are practiced. The Thalasea Sports Center is the bay of Mikli Vigla, and is a popular hub for wind sports.

Best beaches:

Located in the Aegean Sea, Milos is a beautiful volcanic island that is rich in minerals as well as rich history. Firopotamos, Kastanas, and Paliorema are some top beach destinations in Milos. The white-washed Cycladic villages and black sands are picturesque backdrops. Although some may be only accessible by boat, there are over 80 mini beaches throughout Milos that you can explore.

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Best for nature lovers:

Ikaria has some of the World’s most pristine and untouched nature territories. Identified as a place that promotes life longevity, and better overall health.

Best Robinson Crusoe destination:

Koufonisia is two islands. Pano (upper) and Kato (lower). The preferred way to navigate the area is by foot or cycling. Everything is within walking distance. The island has a museum and many sightseeing options.

Best couples getaway:

Folegandros does not get the crowded tourist scene as most Greek towns do. They have a broad selection of restaurants and cafes. Chora is the main village, with open landscapes and clifftop housing.

With a myriad of beautiful architecture, scenic waterfronts, and rich history, there is much to enjoy. There are other greek island vacation destinations to choose from, such as Santorini. The iconic island, known for its whitewashed buildings with blue rooftops. Experiencing a sunset over Oia is one of the most romantic things you will experience.

To discover your top Greek Island vacation destination and to start planning your itinerary, reach out to me.

Winter Beach Vacation Ideas

During the winter months, finding a beach vacation spot can be a little difficult.  It doesn’t have to be. Below, you’ll find some resorts that offer a very unique twist, and will inspire you with winter beach vacation ideas.

Molokai Ranch and Lodge

On a white sand shore on the tiny Hawaiian island of Molokai, guests will stay in comfortable and unique tents.  Each double unit canvas bungalow sits on a wooden platform and offers queen-size or twin beds, solar-powered lights, and a private bathroom with hot water showers. The Molokai Ranch and Lodge offers over 54,000 acres, including seaside cliffs with very lush valleys.  The outdoor activities here include sea kayaking, cultural hikes, mountain biking, and horseback rides. 

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Grand Wailea Resort and Spa of Hawaii

Long ago, a big swimming pool was enough to make guests happy.  Nowadays, resorts compete in water activities such as lagoons, waterfalls, water slides, and even lazy rivers. Therefore, the Grand Wailea Resort offers several attractions, such as the 4,580 square foot Hibiscus pool, and the 25,700 square foot Canyon activity pool.

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Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands National Park is a very unique vacation spot with white sandy beaches and lodging in comfortable tent cottages at Maho Bay. Therefore, as with the Molokai Ranch, guest cottages are built on platforms and designed to be both attractive and comfortable.  Each one has a sleeping area, bed linen, towels, kitchen utensils, stove, ice cooler, and even a private deck. Water sports include kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling, and scuba diving.  There is also an outdoor restaurant and a food store for those who want to cook from the privacy of their own room.

These are just a few of the unique winter beach vacation ideas that I have to share with you. Contact me for your personalized recommendations, and to start planning your winter beach vacation.