Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Honeymoon Destination

This is merely a plan. Since we're saving a lot (mostly it's more to spending a lot) for the wedding so the thought of going for honeymoon hasn't even made it to our priority list yet. Well, at least not right after the wedding. Few weeks after that or best, until we are financially stable to splurge would be much better.


That doesn't stop me from finding the best deals, especially for beach escapade. The one place that is within our range of budget is Phuket and yes, Krabi, which seems to be the current favorite place for honeymoon among bloggers (or so I think..).

In this post, let's talk about Krabi alone, shall we?

I've made tedious research on these two island and found Krabi to be the most affordable among them. Well, for our budget at least. After hours and days spent on googling online and visited each respective websites, I have shortlisted these hotels as the best accomodation that meets the requirements and most importantly, BUDGET!

Aree Tara is modern and chic. The pool is shaded most of the time but it's still pretty. They have pool access room. Bonus!

Buri Tara have pool access room too. I think Sha stayed here on her honeymoon. They have two separate sinks in the bathroom. I loike!

Aonang Paradise Resort is beautiful! They are surrounded in greenery, which is very relaxing and laidback. Heaven!

These resorts are located in the Ao Nang area. I've always looked up for real reviews from travellers in Trip Advisor for the the real insights and honest opinions before I book on accomodation. Normally, pictures shown on the resorts' websites are perfect but Trip Advisor shows the real flaws and actual things. Those pictures above were taken from visitors on Trip Advisor who have visited the resorts. So I could assume that these places are actually almost the same as they depicted in their websites. Pretty, aren't they?

These resorts are affordable, considering the location, ammenities and room. Tapi untuk penjimatan terhebat, do book early. Direct booking with the hotel is cheap but I found cheaper option if you book with They don't charge your credit card. It's only needed to guarantee your booking. All payment must be made directly to the hotel when you arrive. It means, they don't take your credit card details and simply charge you the total rate of your booking. Yeay!

I have set my eyes on one of these resorts. Can you guess which one would it be? Hehe.

On the next post, I shall write about Phuket and its heaven for honeymoon escapade.


Sha Pattinson February 24, 2010 at 10:12 PM  

hehehe i recomended u Buri Tara ..why ..Aree Tara lil bit far from Buri Tara ..they are same owner actually ..kalau u nak g Aree Tara U akan jumpa Buri tara dulu baru sampai Aree Tara ... and room front of swimming pool is different price that no pool front hehehe bole kan macam tue ...Ao Nang paradise jauh skit ..hehehe ... btw Krabi is a Cool place and the right place fpr honeymoon and relaxing dear ..

Sha Pattinson February 24, 2010 at 10:13 PM  

Btw i stay kat Buri Tara .. the room is superb ..

Durruz February 24, 2010 at 10:41 PM  

love this post. thanks 4 sharing


hanim February 24, 2010 at 10:42 PM  

Elly, soo true! Krabi became fav place for honeymoon among bloggers kan.. :) plan go to Krabi for @nd honeymoon.. finding u sgt membantu.. chup! nice blog.. i link u ya.. happy planning dear..

Ami Schaheera February 25, 2010 at 9:03 AM  

yay thank you for this post! you memang awesome elly :D

Moose February 25, 2010 at 1:05 PM  

elly, buat pasal bali! hihi.
*mode malas nak buat reseach sendiri*

Baizura February 25, 2010 at 3:12 PM  

Leh pegi tgk pakej2 menarik n discount kat MATTA FAIR 13 March 2009 - 15 March 2009

Elly Anaille February 25, 2010 at 6:15 PM  

i tgk those tara resorts cantik sgt. thanks for the input dear! sgt helpful!

i'm glad to share, babe. ;D

sure! i'll link you too.

hoh. hoh. malas ek! okok. if rajin i wat psl bali yeh? yeay to bali!

thanks for the info dear. will def check it out!

ami babe..u pun awesome. jeles tgk your pretty finds.

sophisticated bridezilla February 27, 2010 at 10:36 PM  

Elly, krabi is my feberet place all the times. sangat best krabi. owh my, how i wish si dia pon agree hornymoon kat krabi nanti hehe =p

Baizura March 2, 2010 at 12:46 PM  

Sorry, Silap tarikh :P

Dah recheck calendar PWTC. Ade MATTA Fair, Fotofest 2010 & Wedding Expo. So leh tgk pakej2 kawin n pakej2 honeymoon on the same day..

MATTA Fair 2010
Date : 12th-14th Mar 2010
Venue : Tun Razak Hall 1, 2, 3 & Pelantaran Putra
Organiser : MATTA Sdn Bhd

Fotofest 2010
Date : 12th-14th Mar 2010
Venue : Tun Dr Ismail Hall B
Organiser : Fotokem

Wedding Expo
Date : 12th-14th Mar 2010
Venue : Tun Razak Hall 4
Organiser : Urban Vibe Sdn Bhd

Nanie M. Ali March 17, 2010 at 1:41 PM  

I just came back from Krabi -
Don't quite like it there. But maybe for Honeymoon okay kot.

As for Phuket. If you go, I'd recommend staying around Karon/Kata Beach area. Patong and Kamala are way too OTT.


Elly Anaille March 19, 2010 at 6:09 PM  

nanie dearie..thanks for the info. tapi i dah book krabi. how? sedih...

Shenandoah bed and breakfast April 22, 2010 at 8:10 PM  

First I would say to thank you because the information you provide is very useful for us. And I hope you will continue sharing now in coming days.

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