It’s July our wedding month. Can’t believe it will be our 2nd year wedding anniversary in the next coming weeks. So for this post, let me take you back to that time when were planning our wedding and we won a free honeymoon!
2 years ago, a few months before our wedding back in 2012, Ken and I won a 3-day honeymoon stay in Phuket from Marriott hotel which was our reception venue. It was our first time to win something and how awesome it was that it was actually a free vacation! So we were pretty excited for this trip and decided to avail of it during the deadline which fell on my 29th birthday that year.
The resort where we were hosted was Renaissance and it remains to be one of the prettiest resorts I’ve been to. I love the interiors, the feel and vibe of the whole place from the lobby, to our room, down to the water gardens where you can have breakfast with soft waterfalls at the background. This resort is just so quaint, pretty and relaxing that you don’t want to leave anymore. It’s too bad we were just there for 3 days but it was a great experience nonetheless. Here are some photos from our amazing free mini-honeymoon in Phuket.
The next day we toured the islands and of course went to the famous Ko Phi Phi island where my all-time Hollywood crush Leo shot “The Beach” 🙂 The boat ride going to the islands was quite long and rough so it would kind of make you sea sick but in the end the view was just spectacular and made it all worth it. It’s simply nature at its best and finest! I know that we have this too like in Palawan but I still haven’t had the chance to experience Palawan so during this time in Phuket, we really enjoyed the experience.
That night we celebrated my birthday with a simple dinner back at the resort. It was also our last night in Phuket.
The next day, we had our last leisure breakfast in the resort’s beautiful garden. This is my favorite part of the resort. Being a morning person, I really enjoy having breakfast early in the morning while the air is still crisp overlooking a beautiful view. And so I fell in love with this garden pond with small waterfalls, which became one of my pegs for our dream home haha! 🙂 Imagine having breakfast here in this pretty little nook every morning! 🙂
So thank you, Marriott hotel! You will always be special to us not only because we had our wedding reception there but also because of this experience! 🙂
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