#1 The Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai
One of, if not the most iconic hotel in Chiang Mai, its opulent facades take on the stately beauty of ancient palaces. The luxury resort spans across 60 acres, so there’s no lack of places for pictures, whether in front of Lanna-style villas, amidst rustic padi fields or even the Dheva Spa which emulates the architecture of ornately furnished Mandalay palaces.
#2 Hotel Muse, Bangkok
Couples seeking a city chic backdrop will find it at Hotel Muse. The most noteworthy spot would be the Speakeasy rooftop bar, which overlooks the glittering Bangkok cityscape. Domed structures add a touch of drama to your shots. Aside from the bar, the rustic industrial Medici Kitchen & Bar, as well as 1920s-inspired Babette The Steakhouse are fab for photos too.
#3 Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok
The elegant colonial-style Author’s Lounge of Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok is ideal for romantic portraits filled with classic charm. Once an open garden, it now features a glass roof that allows for plenty of natural light. For shots that overlook the Chao Praya river, head to The Riverside Terrace. In the evening, the lights pass boats and street lamps cast a romantic glow. Alternatively, The China House is a resplendent Cantonese restaurant exquisitely decorated in a 1920s Shanghai style.
#4 Phulay Bay, Krabi
This slice of paradise is definitely one for nature lovers. Surrounded by a tropical forests and on the edgy of the Andaman sea, it offers a sense of calm and relaxation. The magnificent Thai pavilion looks stunning for both your wedding as well as bridal portraits.
#5 The Shore at Katathani, Phuket
Endless cerulean waters and azure blue skies and magical sunsets are all we need for amazing photos, if you ask us. But The Shore at Katathani doesn’t just offer that- its elegant interiors that blend contemporary design with Oriental touches make for totally Instagrammable backdrops too.
#6 Intercontinental Hua Hin
Drawing inspiration from the 19th-century Maruekhathaiyawan Palace built by King Rama VI, the Intercontinental is a perfect blend of heritage charm with modern design. Accomodation includes luxurious suites as well as pool villas, and the magnificent La Residence. The Thai-Victorian all-white facade of the property comes with a marble foyer, a balcony that overlooks the ocean, elegant dining rooms and terraces that evoke the romance and glamour of yesteryear.