Nothing will make your wedding memorable like saying ‘I do’ on a beach under the bright blue sky. Koh Yao Noi, Thailand is the perfect destination for having a beach wedding in Thailand. Koh Yao Noi is a quaint island in southern Thailand between Phuket and Krabi. It is a small town with a few villages with an incredible view of the Phang Nga Bay. The local community consists mainly of Muslims who are resistant to significant developments.
The tropical vegetation, hills, and beaches provide a stunning landscape ideal for weddings. Koh Yao Noi has a good number of private villas and luxury resorts for all budgets. Most accommodation choices are available along the beaches southeast of the island. The restaurants are unique with bamboo interiors and Thai-style decors. They serve a variety of international and Thai cuisines. Most of Thai menus contain various types of seafood.
Why Koh Yao Noi?
Koh Yao Noi is one of the most charming and untouched islands in Thailand for honeymoon. The island has a natural beauty, and the beaches are magnificent. It appeals to honeymooners who want peaceful and private surroundings. The Koh Yao Noi offers an idyllic setting for both Thai and modern weddings. Thai weddings are memorable and festive affairs. The ceremony begins with a drum parade through the small town to the venue of the wedding on the beach. The ‘bonding ceremony’ is an essential part of the traditional wedding. The flower chains connect the couple’s hands or between garlands on the bride and groom’s heads. A modern private beach wedding will feel special under palm trees and a canopy with flowers.
Imagine beginning your honeymoon immediately after your wedding. Sounds amazing, right? The quiet islands in Thailand offer you a chance to honeymoon in the same place as your wedding. You will also get to share your honeymoon experience with your friends and family.
Thai people are known to be friendly and take pleasure in serving visitors. Therefore, you will get quality services for your wedding. Koh Yao Noi is known for its low cost of living it makes it easier to have a flexible budget and pay for accommodation for your guests. You can still enjoy a wedding of your dreams with a low budget.
The Best Time to Plan and Visit Koh Yao Noi
The island enjoys a tropical climate with high temperatures throughout the year and minimal rainfall. The Koh Yao Noi weather is dependent on monsoon winds which create two main seasons. The best time to visit Koh Yao Noi beaches starts from January through April. It is a drier season with the island experiencing high temperatures, April is very hot. People schedule their visits around the dry season to enjoy activities like snorkeling and hiking.
During the rainy season which occurs from June through November, the rain may limit your activities. The island experiences downpours daily that lasts a few hours. The best time to visit Koh Yao Noi depends on your preferences. Some people like saying their vows when there is a light downpour.
Get to Know About the Beaches in Koh Yao Noi
Despite being unsuitable for swimming, most Koh Yao Noi beaches are fantastic locations for weddings and honeymoons. You can take walks along the sandy beaches or enjoy sunbathing.
It is one of the main beaches in Koh Yao Noi and is about 2 kilometers long. It has white sand, and palm trees and hills surround it. Around the southern part of the beach, locals sell food under the shade of trees, and there are also Thai massage tables. There are a few shops and restaurants scattered along the road and beachfront. Many resorts and restaurants surround the beach.
Klong Jark Beach
This fantastic beach is in Koh Yao Noi, and it has fine sand and stunning views. The large trees growing along the road provide shade and magnificent scenery. Klong Jark has the most luxurious resorts, and one should not confuse it with the Klong Jark in Koh Lanta.
Tha Khao Beach
It is the quietest place on the island with spectacular views. The beach is quite silent. It has a few bungalows, beachfront restaurant and a small village on the northern side.
Planning for the Wedding Venues
When planning a wedding with guests attending choosing a reception venue is necessary. You need to entertain your guests with food and drinks as they join you in celebrating your union. Selecting a venue is not just picking beach villas; it involves finding the perfect spot for your wedding that will make your day memorable. Consider where your visitors will stay and how much it will cost.
When choosing a resort for your wedding, pick one with a private beach which can serve as a wedding venue. The Klong Jark beach has luxurious resorts with private beaches. You can book private beach villas for your honeymoon. A Koh Yao Noi villa will offer you luxury and comfort in your romantic hideaway. Some of their features include:
- Spectacular view of Phang Nga Bay and a photogenic landscape
- Peaceful and serene surrounding away from crowds
- Spacious accommodation for you and your guests
- Mouth-watering and exceptional Thai dishes from the restaurants
One of the benefits of having a beach wedding is that the resort provides you with a wedding planner and a wedding package. Having a wedding planner saves you the stress of doing everything alone and in a foreign destination achieving your goals of a dream wedding can be hard. Coastal Escape will take care of everything you need in your wedding including flower arrangements, wedding menus, and booking accommodation for your guests.
Koh Yao Noi gives you the best of Thailand without the crowd. Your wedding can take place in one of the quiet beaches, or you can incorporate the small town culture. Whichever destination you choose for your wedding, ensure you get the best experience and get to enjoy your honeymoon in the most exotic place.