8 Destinations For Warm-up Honeymoons From $162 Before The Real Thing

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Couple vacations for pre-honeymoons

 

There are 3 types of people in their mid-twenties: 1) single, 2) has a prospective partner with plans to marry, or 3) married. For those in the second category, you’re probably saving up for the BIG day. Whether for BTO, wedding preparations or a honeymoon, lavishly spending on dates and vacations has become a thing of the past because “must save for the future”, right?

But if you’re still craving for a couple’s holiday - Expedia.com.sg offers daily deals! From beach resorts to chic urban hotels, these places are perfect for pre-honeymoons. 

With prices starting from just $162, it’ll be easy to convince bae to head to these destinations: 

 

1. Beyond Patong, Phuket

 

Couples looking for a nautical adventure, Beyond Patong @ Phuket is the place for you.

Cheap couple vacations in Asia

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Cheap couple vacations in Asia Beyong Patong @ Phuket hotel

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This newly built hotel is decked in blue and white to mimic a boat on sea, along with marine motifs, a porthole window and an open-bathroom concept - not a place for family vacations!

Its rooftop terrace holds the Beyond Sky Bar and a spacious outdoor pool. With a cold margarita in hand, it’s the perfect place to chill when the heat gets too overbearing!

Note: There’s a mini mart beside the hotel, selling groceries and holiday essentials such as suntan lotion and sun hats - best to get them before you become “chaoda” (burnt).

Cheap romantic couple vacations in Asia Beyong Patong @ Phuket hotel phi phi islands

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Instead of lingering at nearby beaches, speedboat to Phi Phi Island to make the most out of this couple vacation - besides looking #coolAF, you’ll also get to enjoy snorkelling in turquoise waters or cliff dive from a whopping height of 12 metres!

Travelling duration to Phi Phi Island: 1.5 hours

Address: 8 Sawatdirak Road Tambol Patong Amphur Kathu Phuket 83150, Thailand
Telephone: +66 76 562 300
Price: $108/night

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2. iclub Ma Tau Wai Hotel, Hong Kong

 

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia iclub ma tau wai hotel

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Waking up to a view of the sea may seem like stuff of movies, but at iclub Ma Tau Wai Hotel, this dream is not that far off. It’s situated near the Victoria Harbour, so you can expect a picturesque landscape.

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Hong Kong harbour iclub ma tau wai hotel

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The room is incredibly minimalistic, with full-paned windows providing warm natural lighting. It’s a little on the small side, but it comes fully equipped with all the usual hotel facilities. 

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia hotels near hong kong disneyland

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Besides, Hong Kong Disneyland is just a 30 minutes drive away - there’s no better place to complete this fairytale journey!

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia cheap hotels near hong kong disneyland

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You may be tempted to head home after a thrilling day of rides, but stay a lil’ longer to catch the fireworks display with bae - remember to make a wish when the first spark flies, because in Disneyland, dreams do come true!

Address: 8 Ha Heung Rd, To Kwa Wan, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 3963 6388
Price: $108/night

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3. Tokyo - ONE@TOKYO

 

It’s safe to say that travelling to Tokyo is probably on most of our bucket lists, but the conversion of SGD to yen is enough for us to set those travel brochures down and tell ourselves, “Maybe another time.” 

But what if we told you, that not everything in Tokyo is expensive?

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia ONE@TOKYO

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Situated in an urban district is the affordably priced ONE@TOKYO, a hotel designed by Kengo Kuma, a renowned architect in Japan. For all you artsy-fartsy folks, its bizarre entrance is perfect for that #contemporaryart shot - definitely worth a square on your IG feed. 

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Japan ONE@TOKYO

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Each studio apartment is sleek in design, and comes with premium beds, a flatscreen TV, and a full view of Tokyo’s cityscape.

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Japan Asia ONE@TOKYO hotel

Watch the Tokyo Skytree illuminate as night falls!
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Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia ONE@TOKYO cool dual identity cafes

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The dual-identity lobby is a cafe by day, serving breakfast buffet and brunch bites, and turns into a restaurant and bar by night. The hotel is also surrounded by other attractions such as Sumida Park, Asakusa Shrine and Nakamise shopping street.

Address: 1 Chome-19-3 Oshiage, Sumida, Tokyo 131-0045, Japan
Telephone: +81 3-5630-1193
Price: $108/night

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4. Taipei - Hotel Eight Zone

 

If you found your significant other in a club, here’s an opportunity to rekindle memories at Hotel Eight Zone. On every Saturday night, its lobby transforms into a club, with live DJs playing remixed salsa for couples to dance the night away - who says that you can’t find love in a hopeless place?

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Hotel Eight Zone

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Their room design is influenced by club visuals, with walls decked in neon lights and movable spotlights. The cosy king bed provided also ensures that you’ll get a good night’s rest - no more fighting over bed space and sheets!

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Taipei Hotel Eight Zone

Each bathroom comes with a jetted bathtub and steam shower for the ultimate hydrotherapy.
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Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Taipei Snake Alley

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To get a taste of Taipei’s local nosh, head to the nearby Snake Alley, Huaxi Market. The place offers dishes such as freshly made pork belly buns, grilled squid and traditionally made pancakes.

Fact: This ‘tourist’ market is rarely visited by locals as it sells exotic delicacies such as snake soup and blood, which are controversial - so don’t be surprised to see pythons and other snakes for show.

Address: No.8, Section 1, Jinshan South Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
Telephone: +886 2 2358 3500
Price: $108/night

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5. Penang - Mango Tree Place, Hideaway

 

We’ve often crossed the border to JB for shopping trips, but lovebirds, Penang is the way to go for a more intimate getaway. 

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Mango Tree Place

Cabana beds are decked in sheer curtains for extra intimacy.
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Hidden away in George Town is Mango Tree Place, Hideaway - a quaint and cosy hotel which only has five rooms up for grabs. As its name suggests, it’s a lil’ hard to find but the privacy and spacious rooms offered makes it all worthwhile. 

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Penang Mango Tree Place

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Each room comes complete with a free minibar, espresso coffee machine and a BlueRay player for the ultimate movie and chill - a DVD library is available at the lobby, so there’s no need to bring your own.

Complimentary bus shuttle to nearby places such as 1st Avenue Mall are also offered!

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia cool cafes in Penang Merry Me

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For the more adventurous, explore the heritage-filled area via bicycles instead - bike rentals are just 5 minutes away from the hotel! On the way back, make a pit stop for some desserts at Merry Me Cafe *hint hint*, an eatery where artisanal ice-cream is married to crispy waffles. 

Address: 494, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Telephone: +60 14-246 2132
Price: $108/night

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6. Bangkok - Adelphi Forty-Nine

 

Most of us know the land of smiles as a shopping paradise, but naming it as a couple’s getaway could get you some puzzled looks.

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Adelphi Forty-Nine

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At Adelphi Forty-Nine, couples are offered a snug service apartment, which comes fully equipped with a kitchenette, dining area and living room - a glimpse of what a BTO flat would feel like in the future. 

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Bangkok Adelphi Forty-Nine

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The bedroom holds a king bed and a flatscreen TV with premium channels, but the real deal is the bathroom - it comes with a luxurious tub and rain shower - great for unwinding at the end of the day.

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Adelphi Forty-Nine hotels with rooftop swimming pool

Be sure to check out the rooftop, there’s a swimming pool and gym for #fitspo couples!
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Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Bangkok Chao Phraya Princess river cruise and dinner

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Bangkok is known for its affordable prices, and the same goes for its river cruises - at just SGD $33 per person, have a romantic evening on the Chao Phraya Princess, while enjoying a candlelight dinner and live jazz music.

Address: Soi Sukhumvit 49 Klang Alley Bangkok 10110 Thailand, Klang Alley, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Telephone: +66 2 662 7575
Price: $108/night

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7. Bali - Grand Mirage Resort

 

It’s no surprise for many to choose Maldives as their honeymoon destination. White sandy beaches, crystal blue sea and water bungalows - there really isn’t much to argue with that.

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Grand Mirage Resort

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So if the wait for that experience is toooo long, head to Bali as a cheaper alternative instead! There are no water bungalows, but Grand Mirage Resort is situated on the beach, with rooms offering a majestic view of the ocean. Water activities such as kayaking and windsurfing are also available!

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Bali Grand Mirage Resort

You can catch a view of the sunset from your balcony
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The resort also has 3 outdoor pools and a swim-up bar - yes, you can enjoy your drink in the middle of a pool! 

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Bali Grand Mirage Resort Couple spa

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When you’re done with activities for the day, rejuvenate yourselves with a spa treatment by the beach - the resort specialises in a couple spa, where you and bae can enjoy body scrubs and massages side by side. 

Note: Book through Expedia to get 15% off all spa services! 

Address: Tanjung, Nusa Dua, Jl. Pratama No.74, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Telephone: +62 361 771888
Price: $108/night

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8. Seoul - Hotel Soulhada

 

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Hotel Soulhada

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For a truly luxurious experience, Hotel Soulhada is a place fit for kings and queens. The private suite holds an elegant king bed, along with a private mini bar for alcohol lovers to share a glass of wine at. 

Other drink options such as green tea, mate tea (caffeine-rich tea) and organic coffee can also be found in the refrigerator. 

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Korea Hotel Soulhada

Complimentary cleansers can be found in the bathroom, along with other toiletries such as shampoo, body wash and even facial masks.
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Cheap and romantic couple vacations in Asia Seoul Hotel Soulhada

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The bathroom is stylishly separated by glass panels, and comes with a bathtub, private shower and designer bathrobes.  

 

Cheap and romantic couple vacations in South Korea Bukchon Hanok Village

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For some cultural appreciation, transport yourself back to old Seoul at Bukchon Hanok Village - it’s just 10 minutes away! The traditional neighbourhood holds Bukchon houses dating back to the Joseon Dynasty, making it great for photo stops.

With some convincing, you can even get your partner to don a hanbok for a personal photoshoot - this’ll be the perfect practice for wedding shoots!

Address: 06234, 5 Teheran-ro 10-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Telephone: +82 2-3288-1100
Price: $108/night

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Affordable hotels in pre-honeymoon destinations

 

Cheap and romantic couple vacations for pre-honeymoons

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Whether it’s enjoying the sandy beaches of Bali or walking around in a hanbok in Seoul, you won’t have to worry about steep accommodation prices with Expedia. No matter how much you’re trying to save up for your BTO or wedding, it’s still important for couples to spend fruitful vacation time together - these are memories that will last after all. 

Expedia daily deals cheap and romantic couple vacations

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Everyday, the Expedia Daily Deals bring you discounted hotel and package deals valid for 24 hours only - even if you’re already married, this is the perfect opportunity for a second honeymoon with your loved one.

Besides, we’ve reached the last quarter of the year - that means it’s time to make full use of unclaimed annual leaves for a well-deserved vacation!

Find out more about Expedia Daily Deals here!


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