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Surprise, surprise! Phuket can be even more romantic than you think. If you don’t think it can be, well then carry on reading and be pleasantly surprised.

You might find yourself aiming for a visit with the one of your dreams before you’re done.

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Stay in a romantic hotel

1. It’s all Thai vibes at this palace of romance – Sawasdee Village Resort & Spa

Oriental gold decoration paired with semi-transparent silken drapes and incredible views with picturesque scenery has given this unique boutique hotel a well deserved spot on TAT’s top 50 most beautiful resorts in Thailand.

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From the backlit world map at the reception to their starry pool and tropical theme, there is a certain je ne sais quoi that makes the place stand out from all the rest.

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Aside from having a full service spa, the resort is situated within easy reach of three beaches: Patong, Kata and Karon.

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Sawasdee Village Resort & Spa

Rate: From 4178 Baht / USD $115
Address: 38 Katekwan Road, Kata, Phuket, Thailand, 83100 (Coordinates here)
Contact: + 66 (0) 76 330 979

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2. Private infinity pool AND bathtub with endless ocean views? – Impiana Private Villas Kata Noi

For couples like us dreaming of the perfect stay, we think we’ve found just the one at Phuket. ❤.❤

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Impiana Kata Noi combines the best of luxury and romance – by simply offering you both a private infinity pool, as well as a bathtub fit for two with endless ocean views. (And it’s quite affordable for what it has too!)

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It’s absolutely incredible for intimate bonding moments. Whether you’re floating in the pool enjoying the surreal night sky, or having conversations in the tub with glorious views.

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In fact, you don’t even have to leave the property if you don’t want to. For food, The Living Room Restaurant and Cigar Lounge is onsite where romantic sunset dinners and starry night chats can be had.

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The cherry on top is their Swasana Spa where in-room spa services provided. Any time you fancy a massage, the masseuse will go to you. Oh my, just think of how utterly relaxing a honeymoon here could be!

PS: If you’re looking for a wedding location, or a pre-wedding photoshoot location… The rocks between Kata Noi and Kata at Impiana Private Villas is quite a good location with its amazing sunsets! They also have  other beautiful photo shoot locations, so if you’re interested, you might want to check it out. ❤

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Impiana Private Villas Kata Noi

Rate: From 11955 Baht / USD $361
Address: 10 Kata Noi Road Kata Noi Phuket 83100, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 76 330 770
Email: [email protected]

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3. Want a private waterfall right in your backyard? We can arrange that – The 8 Pool Villa

Every single room comes fitted with its own personalised waterfall. We’re not even joking – from a hole in the wall sort to cascading sheets of water that flows incessantly. This affordable private pool villa is right up our alley.

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The environment is one of modern luxe, pebbled outlines and marble pools but without being too aloof, as certain luxurious stays can be. The sleek designs will have you wishing you could somehow do up your place back home the same way.

The 8 Pool Villa

Rate: From 2940 Baht / USD $90
Address: Coco Chalong Moo 3, Soi Palai, Chalong, Phuket, Thailand, 83130 (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 76 620 952

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What is Phuket without some island hopping?

4. The enchanting little sister to Koh Yao Yai – Koh Yao Noi

Koh Yao Noi is also one of the best places to come and escape the hustle and bustle of Phuket, the island is extremely quiet and a great place to come and be alone. You’ll spot buffaloes bathing in mud baths, wooden, rickety houses, gorgeous rice paddies, and rubber plantations.

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Giving you a different type of romantic luxury experience, at Koh Yao Noi, there are luxurious Treehouse Villas for adults only. Situated amidst the stunning greenery, boasting gorgeous interiors, and with your own private pool to boot – you’ll surely have at least 1 (maybe 2) extremely romantic nights here.

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Koh Yao Noi

Address: Ko Yao Noi, Ko Yao District, Phang-nga, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Getting there: Head to Bang Rong Pier on Phuket. Long tail boats make their way to both of these islands on a daily basis from Bang Rong Pier (coordinates here). The boat fare is 50 Baht, and the two islands are only 8 minutes away from each other.
Opening hours: Daily from 7am to 6pm

TreeHouse Villas

Rate: From USD $358 / approx. 11,431 Baht (per night)
Address: หมู่ 4 24/21 Tambon Ko Yao Noi, Amphoe Ko Yao, Chang Wat Phang-nga 82160, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66(0)76 584 450

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5. Go on a faux elopement with the drop dead gorgeous  – Koh Yao Yai

Tucked between Krabi and Phuket, you’ll want for nothing at this last unspoilt gem. If you’re hankering for some adventure, you can join an ATV tour or even go kayaking. They are most noted for the King Cruiser Wreck near Anemone Reef and the pinnacles of Shark Point.

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But if it’s romance you want, you can steal away into the more private coves around the beach or check into one of their many resorts. A personal favorite is Santhiya Koh Yao Yai.

It’s a luxurious resort perched on the hill and overlooking the ocean.

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Stunning decor, views, exceptional food at their Khantok Restaurant, and service too! (PS: A visit to their Ayurvana Spa is always a good idea.)

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Koh Yao Yai

Price: From 200 Baht / USD $6
Address: Koh Yao Yai, Phang-nga, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Getting there: Take a local taxi (speedboat) for USD $5.80 / 200 Baht per person, from Bangrong Pier (coordinates here) that’s situated in the north of Phuket. The speedboat will take you straight to Klong Hia Pier on Koh Yao Yai.

Santhiya Koh Yao Yai resort, Ayurvana Spa, Khantok Restaurant

Price: Spa treatments from USD $28 / approx. 950 Baht (Khantok mains from USD $7.50 / approx. 250 Baht)
Rate: From USD $85 / approx. 2900 Baht (per night)
Address: 88 Moo 7, Prunai, Koh Yao, Phangnga, Thailand 83000
Contact: +66 (0)76 59 2 888
Opening hours: Daily from 10am to 10pm

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6.Explore a secluded island, meet Dawn and take some great photos! – Koh Bon

If manta rays are in season, you might spot them while diving, but the island offers more than that! People cross the waters for Dawn’s pepper prawns (280 baht) and that English lady does make a mean dish.

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Many more come here for their pre-wedding photoshoot and who’s to say you can’t bring your own outfits and tripod to create some memorable shots yourselves?

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Koh Bon

Price: From 1000 Baht / USD $31
Address: Thai Mueang District, Phang-nga, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Getting there: Rent a boat from Rawai Beach
Opening hours: Bon Island Restaurant is open daily 10AM to 5PM

Dine at a romantic place

7. Have a date with the blazing rays of a sunset along with your beloved  – Sunset Grill Restaurant

Fresh seafood and a brilliant sunset over the Andaman sea, it’s sure to score you some points with your date. Especially when the night sky starts to twinkle with stars, you’ll know it’s a good night.

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With a glass of wine in one hand, what could be better than this?

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Sunset Grill Restaurant

Price: From 200 Baht / USD $6
Address: 16/12 Moo 6 Tambon Kamala, Amphur Kathu Phuket Chang Wat Phuket 83150, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 76 231 234
Opening hours: Daily 6PM to 10PM


8. Live large for one night and hop on a boat to a cool restaurant – Black Ginger Phuket

Now this is truly something not to be missed. The only way to access the restaurant is by boat, and just look at its gleaming decor.

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It feels like you’re being shipped off to Atlantis and have dinner with the greek gods so you’ll be surprised to find they only serve Thai food. However, those that have been there agree that the environment was otherworldly, as was the food.

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Black Ginger Phuket

Price: From 290 Baht / USD $9
Address: 116, Moo 1, Sakhu, Thalang, Phuket 83110, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Getting there: The hotel’s ferry
Contact: +66 (0)7 632 7006
Opening hours: Daily 6:30PM to 11PM


9. Put on your fancy dress and smartest clothes for some royal vibes  – VT Namnueng Phuket Restaurant

It is hard not to imagine you are both royals, walking the gardens of the palace and enjoying each other’s company. Especially with the old school French decor and its grand interior.

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Ornate chairs, delectable traditional Thai cuisine, romantic drapes…. This place has all the workings of a magical evening with your loved one.

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Spoil her like a princess and steal a private moment amongst the hidden coves.

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Read more: 18 quirky and cool cafes and restaurants in Phuket to visit

VT Namnueng Phuket Restaurant

Price: From 60 Baht / USD $1.70
Address: Talat Nuea, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: 076-354500 / 083-7359595
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9pm


10. What is more romantic than an intimate sunset dinner cruise? – Phang Nga Bay Canoe

Plus, with Klook, you can arrange for hotel pick up so you’ll have one less thing to worry about. The cruise starts for Phang Nga Bay where you’ll have your canoeing at Mangrove cave.

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While you’re there, you’ll get a wish in the form of a Krathong. After that, you’ll head to Hong Island for another round of canoeing before a seafood buffet on the ship.

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The most romantic part is exploring those blue lagoons with your loved one by your side, and of course, that dinner is sure to be a highlight!

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Phang Nga Bay Canoe

Price: From 2000 Baht / USD $63
Address: 113/1 Moo 6 Tambon Paklok, Phuket, Thailand, Thalang, Phuket 83110, Thailand (Coordinates here)

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11. Grab a hold of your love and jump off the deep end – Super Divers Phuket

There is nothing more exhilarating than experiencing something new together as a couple. Something about overcoming fears or, if one’s already dived before, opening the other to a whole new world.

It can be lovely, intimate even, under cerulean waters together and pointing out various things of interest. It might even show you how the both of you work as a team; forcing you two to communicate using body language and gestures.

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Plus, it will make an exciting story!

Super Divers Phuket

Price: From 4900 Baht / USD $156
Address: 74/55 Nanai Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 76 344 323
Opening hours:  Mon – Fri 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM; Weekend 10:30 AM – 8:00 PM


12. Pack a picnic for Promthep’s quieter and cooler brother – Windmill Viewpoint

A serene spot with amazing views, not ruined by crowds. A great spot to just hang out with one another, talking about nothing while overlooking the ocean.

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You might seem some hobbyists flying their model airplanes or paragliders coming in for a graceful landing. Depending on luck, there might be a jewelry or beverage vendor or two.

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Windmill Viewpoint

Price: Free admission
Address: Rawai, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83100, Thailand (Coordinates here)3
Opening hours: 24 hours

13. Eclectic pieces you’ll enjoy even if you’re not art aficionados – Phuket Art Village

Created by an ever-growing community of artists as an outlet for their creativity. It has given way to home-like galleries, self made studios and even has a shadow puppet theatre.

Two standout art exhibitions are Love Art Studio (which belongs to the founder of Phuket Art Village and hosts an array of wood based artwork) and Red Room (with whimsical paintings adorning a red wall).

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It is a breath of fresh air and a glimpse into an alternative lifestyle where you can learn more about their crafts.

Even if you aren’t particularly talented or creatively inclined, you can pick up custom-made dream catchers for 200 Baht!

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Phuket Art Village

Price: Free!
Address: 2 Soi Naya, Tambon Rawai, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83100, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 89 471 5653
Opening Hours: 24/7


14. Pull an action movie and GET TO THE CHOPPER – Phuket Helicopter Tours

It’s not every day you can bring your lady on a helicopter ride. See from the birds eye view for yourself, and be warned: it is devastatingly beautiful.

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You can opt for the 10 minute or half an hour tour, both of which comes with refreshments

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Insider tip: if you like photography, wear black because it reduces glare.

Phuket Helicopter Tours

Price: From 4700 Baht / USD $150
Address: 62/31-32 M. 3, T. Sa Khu, Thalang, Amphoe Thalang, Chang Wat Phuket 83110, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Opening hours: 1pm daily


15. Treat yourselves to an intimate milk bath soak and relaxing massage – Oasis Turquoise Cove Spa

A staple for any couple vacation, don’t miss the opportunity to relax and get some intimate time alone together!

Oasis’s Turquoise Cove Spa is one of those hidden gems few know about and love. With it’s peaceful blue and white accents, coupled with quality and affordably priced treatments – you’re in for a treat!

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First up, get into the tub and enjoy a soothing aromatherapy milk bath soak. Warm and milky with tantalising scents of citrus, lavender and Thai herbs, the bath will help to ease stress, anxiety and aches.

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Once the 30 minutes are up, we highly recommend getting a massage too!

Oasis Turquoise Cove Spa

Price: From 650++ Baht / USD $20.25 (for 30-min Aromatherapy Milk Bath)
Address: 71/10 Moo 5 Soi FantaSea, Kamala 10, Kamala Beach, Amphoe Kathu, Chang Wat Phuket 83120, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 76 337 755
Opening hours: Daily from 10am to 10pm


For the love of chasing waterfalls

16. Take a relaxing waterfall bath like no other – Kathu Waterfall

Kathu Waterfalls is perfect for days when you’re tired of going to the beach, and need respite from salt water. One of the most famed and most visited waterfalls in Phuket, Kathu Waterfalls is best visited in the morning – when you can soak in its beauty and glory with your partner.

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Kathu Waterfalls is also ideal for cooling off and communing with nature. Take a dip and enjoy a natural fresh water shower! You’ll enjoy the cold water especially during the unbearable heat of the summer season in Thailand.

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Kathu Waterfall

Address: Kathu, Kathu District, Phuket 83120, Thailand. (Coordinates here)
Opening hours: Daily from 8am to 6pm

17. Finding magic in lush forests – Ton Sai Waterfalls

Ton Sai Waterfalls is hidden behind lush forests in the northeastern part of Phuket. Getting there is an easy breezy task as it is found inside Khao Phra Thaeo National Park.

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Apart from Ton Sai Waterfalls’ great natural cascade, the experience of chasing it down is quite spectacular too. Add this to your list of waterfalls to chase together while in Phuket, and you won’t be disappointed!

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Ton Sai Waterfall

Address: Tonsai Waterfalls- Thep Kasattri, Thalang District, Phuket 83110, Thailand. (Coordinates here)

18. Travel back in time and fall in love all over again – Old Phuket Town

Wouldn’t it be nice to start all over again? Those first few months of getting to know each other and falling in love… Well, that’s probably not likely, but you can pretend you’ve gone back in time at this quaint little down packed with impressive cafes such as Since 1982, one that’s filled with all things vintage.

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Also, don’t neglect taking a stroll down Romanee. It’s architecture and colors are simply one of a kind.

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Old Phuket Town

Address: Talat Yai, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand (Coordinates here)

19. Go on a hunting trip together and chow down on the noms – Phuket Walking Street

Big enough to challenge even Bangkok’s night markets, you won’t be disappointed at the street food, the art and culture that permeates this walk.

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Aside from attire and crafts, you’ll also stumble on a few pretty cool looking cafes.

Romantic things to do here? Get a funny portrait done and perhaps instead of shopping yourself, make it all about them and at the end of the day, surprise them with the thoughtful knick-knacks you’ve picked up especially for them.

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Phuket Walking Street

Price: From 100 Baht / USD $2.90
Address: Thanon Chao Fa, Tambon Talat Yai, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Opening hours: Sundays only, 4pm to 9pm

If you still not sure whether Phuket should be your next lover’s destination, send this to your special person and let them decide!

From activities for the more athletic, to the much subdued walking tours immersed in culture and arts, Phuket has something for every kind of couple.

Even for the ones that would prefer holed up inside because let’s face it, there are all sorts, in every theme imaginable. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that the beach is all around you.

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