Let’s face it, Hong Kong is one busy city! We’re working hard and playing even harder, so we have no clue how we’re supposed to plan ourselves a wedding in between it all! And with the lure of countless incredible wedding destinations on the cards, choosing one to host our special day isn’t easy either. So, we’re looking to those angels disguised as professional wedding planners to ease the load and help point us in the direction of wedding bells. Based here in Hong Kong, private villa wedding specialists, Kiah Weddings is giving all doting brides and grooms easy and direct access to some of the most luxurious and tropical venues and villas in Thailand! From Phuket to Koh Samui, they’re helping happy couples with their planning, every step of the way.
No strangers to sparkling seas and white sandy beaches, Kiah Weddings have rich local knowledge of Thailand and heaps of key resources available to them, from suppliers to florists, production crews and caterers – each of which they can guarantee absolute quality and high professional standards. Whether you’ve always dreamt of tying the knot in Thailand or you’re open to the idea of a beach destination, they’ll ensure that your ideas are interpreted exactly how you envisaged them – after all, this is your day! And to inspire you even further, Kiah have put together five of their most lavish and exclusive villas for you and your wedding party to lust after. Promising the utmost privacy on your day and ensuring that there are no tourists lounging amidst the alter, create cherished moments (with no risk of being photobombed in your wedding photos!) and keep the party going all night as the villas can be flexible to fit in with your schedule
Go on girls, grab yourself a glass of vino and start taking note– we’ve already got our best bikinis at the ready!
Winning awards for its spectacular hilltop ocean views, lush jungle and coral coves, Samujana oozes five-star luxury and tranquility. As the only private villa in Koh Samui, there is plenty of space for festivities with three levels of wedding lawns, an infinity pool, private cinema and jacuzzi and games room!
Just 10 minutes from Koh Samui International Airport, and even closer to the ever popular Chaweng and Choengmon, escape the hustle and bustle and head for the cliffs where you’ll be immersed in nature and all of her glory! And with each villa boasting immaculate sea views, take a moment to watch the sun rise as you start this new chapter of your life.
Location: Samujana, North Western Coast of Koh Samui, www.samujana.com/about.php
Wedding Size: Up to 220 guests
With 7 beach front villas located enviously at the southern end of Natai Beach, white sands and crystal oceans become your private playground. Designed with total luxury in mind, these Sava Luxury’s colossal villas have been described as the ‘Hampton’s of Asia’ – and for good reason, girls!
Each boasts its own beachfront garden and private pool (perfect for both wedding ceremony and reception!) as well as a barbecue area for lazy day entertaining and summer sausage sizzles. Bliss!
Location: Sava Luxury Villas, Natai Beach, West Coast of Phang Nga, Phuket, www.sava-natai.com
Wedding Size: Up to 120 guests
Set on twelve and a half acres of frangipani landscaped gardens, with 450 metres of virtually private beachfront, YL Residence is one of the largest and most distinguished beachside villas in Thailand. Designed by esteemed architect Martin Palleros, the villa has been described as “A place to truly experience a piece of heaven” – what more could you want for your wedding day?
With spacious and elegant surroundings, the villa comprises of ten individual dwellings, all of which can be yours for the duration of your stay. The gorgeous pool, clubhouse, games room and cocktail bar (along with a full staff of 25!) work to provide the ultimate setting to relax and enjoy your surroundings pre-or post your special day.
Wedding Size: Up to 200 guests
Location: Natien Beach, Southern coast of Koh Samui, Thailand, www.ylresidence.com
Sparkling turquoise waters and panoramic views of the Andaman Sea – there’s very little that could measure up to the beauty of Villa Aye! Residing in Kamala, on the west of coast of Phuket, drink in the views (and a bottle of their best bubbles!) in a dreamy 3-story, 8-bedroom oasis specially designed by one of Thailand’s leading architects.
A quick 35 minutes from Phuket International Airport take a stroll down ‘Millionaire’s Mile’ and arrive at a stylish and sophisticated villa that incorporates traditional Thai heritage in a contemporary and welcoming space. And just 15 minutes from the main shopping and entertainment district of Patong, calm those pre-wedding nerves and celebrate over a delicious cocktail or (or two) and grab any last minute items with ease!
Location: Villa Aye, Kamala, West coast of Phuket, www.villaaye.com
Wedding Size: Up to 100 guests
On a sprawling hillside, overlooking Chaweng Bay on the island of Koh Samui, sits the luxury villa of Koh Koon. Its tranquil location, coupled with its spacious grounds and stylish interiors make it a perfect choice for your big day.
With an eclectic, yet harmonious mix of Asian and European styles, the villa could easily be mistaken for a Mediterranean countryside retreat from the outside, with the interiors showcasing beautiful, native Thai style. The terracotta roof tiles and aged wooden shutters give this villa a distinct French farmhouse feel, with the large function deck offering up an ideal location for an intimate wedding ceremony. And sleeping up to 22 guests, Koh Koon may look rustic, but the facilities and service are truly five-star, with professional staff sure to take care of your every whim and make your wedding relaxing and totally stress free.
Location: Chaweng, Koh Samui, Thailand, www.luxuryretreats.com
Wedding Size: Up to 80 guests
Brought to you in partnership with Kiah Weddings