Whether it’s a honeymoon for newlyweds in India’s wilderness, a couple discovering their Bhutan dream before responsibility sets in, empty nesters reconnecting in Vietnam, a renewal of wedding vows in a mystic temple in Bali, or just a whirlwind romance all over Southeast Asia, Remote Lands knows how to find the most romantic holiday getaways.
New lovers can unwind beneath the starry skies of the Maldives or slip into silky sheets in Sri Lanka. Couples can unwind before their big day at the most exclusive and decadent locales in Oman for their “earlymoon.” For the lovers that need to reinvigorate their bond before the baby comes, there are onsens and spas from Tokyo to Kyoto to create memories that will last generations. For every romantic expedition in Asia, Remote Lands has a plan.
New Romantic Itineraries from Remote Lands
Bursting with brilliant color, rich history and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, India offers a magical setting for a journey for two. From Jaipur to Jaisalmer, experience the enchanting allure of Northern India with our hand-selected excursions and accommodations.Admire the Taj Mahal at sunrise, one of the world’s most enduring testaments to love. Luxuriate in a restored Rajasthani palace and travel back to a long-ago era of romantic elegance and opulence. Escape to a tented camp such as Jawai Leopard Camp and the Serai in Jaisalmer and relax in refined luxury in the middle of the wilderness. Sip champagne in lush gardens, indulge in couple’s spa treatments, and share intimate candlelit dinners together. Punctuated with magical moments, this trip sets the stage for a perfect proposal to that special someone.
With ancient world heritage sites, incredible national parks, and a rich dynastic history, South Korea is a , and even experience a unique traditional homestay in the countryside. After your Korean adventure, travel to the archipelago of Okinawa, a former independent kingdom located in the East China Sea. Once known as the Ryukyu Kingdom, the Okinawa islands even had their own dialect. Absorb the Ryukyu spirit as you immerse yourself in the exotic culture of Okinawa. Escape to Taketomi, a stunning, laid-back island with a well-preserved heritage, and relax in your hotel’s private villa. Together, explore vibrant coral reefs, hike through verdant jungle terrain, and unwind on romantic white-sand beaches.captivating country with much to offer. Explore a thriving street food scene in Seoul, hike past centuries-old relics in Gyeongju, and relax at a local hot spring spa in Busan. Throughout your journey in Korea, stay in some of the country’s most luxurious hotels.
Attuned to detail, order, and the pursuit of beauty, Japan is an ideal destination for a babymoon. Explore Japan at a relaxed pace, while staying in some of the country’s most luxurious accommodations. In Tokyo, visit charming gardens and sample exquisite cuisine. Travel to the Izu Peninsula and spend time in Japan’s picturesque countryside, taking gentle walks along gorgeous coastline and soaking in your ryokan’s restorative hot springs. Continue on to Kyoto, the cultural heart of Japan. Explore centuries-old temples and wander ancient side streets. End your journey in peaceful Nara, home to the sacred sika deer.
Begin your journey in Dubai, a city synonymous with opulence, before traveling to the awe-inspiring landscapes of Oman. Float above the Dubai desert in a hot air balloon and enjoy a multi-course dinner at a Bedouin camp. Sail down the Dubai creek on a private dhow dinner cruise and admire the city’s skyline. Cross the border into Oman’s Musandam Peninsula and spend 4 nights in utter relaxation at Six Senses Zighy Bay, a gorgeous remote resort bordered by mountains and brilliant turquoise water. Sip cocktails, dine on Arabian delicacies, and enjoy an array of resort activities amidst Oman’s natural beauty.
Travelogues from REMOTE LANDS
The charms of the Maldives extended to space last week, when Anantara Kihavah announced the opening of the first ever overwater observatory in the Maldives. The installation is the latest in stargazing leisure, featuring an array of high-end facets that include the luxury Sky Bar, Sky Deck, and resident astronomer all above the clear blue water of the Maldives.
Hangzhou isn’t China’s most famous city. It’s not the biggest. It’s not the most dynamic or important. But, it is indeed romantic. Why? Well, there are the vistas of the idyllic West Lake. Maybe it’s the luxurious tea farmed in bucolic fields moments from the city center. It could be the imperial scenes of manicured gardens or sunsets over Leifeng Pagoda. However, in China, Hangzhou is known for the romantic Legend of the White Snake.
Luxury hotels offer everything these days – from massages with cellists to stargazing on tropical islands. But, for film aficionados, there’s no better pleasure than sitting on your sofa with a Bogart flick or powering through a Capra marathon with a box of tissues. For even the most immovable movie buffs Asia’s finest resorts have catered to couples with the coolest movies experiences anywhere on the planet, be it on private islands in paradise or luxury resorts in the desert.
A honeymoon is a trip you only take once (hopefully), and while Sri Lanka can certainly supply the pristine beaches and 5-star resorts most newlyweds seek, there are other, wilder options. On land and underwater, Sri Lanka is rising as one of the most important wildlife destinations in Asia – developed but not yet overrun – and from the blue whales and dolphins of Trinco to the leopards and luxury tents of Yala National Park, Sri Lanka is ready to be romantic.