The Indian Ocean is home to a harmony of emerald green waters, resplendent golden sands and a collection of secluded archipelagos; providing the perfect backdrop for your romantic honeymoon. We can help you create a forever cherished memory by drawing from a selection of hotels across the Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles and Sri Lanka. Most offer generous benefits, such as room upgrades, candlelit dinners and couples' massages. From the exhilarating rush of diving at Lux* South Ari Atoll in the Maldives, to the immersive culture found at The Fortress in Sri Lanka; the indulgent Mauritian spas in uber-luxurious hotels and the eco-wonders of lush, exclusive Seychelles. Let us steer you through this spellbinding range of temptation which is the romantic Indian Ocean.
'Boutique Beachside Resort''
Located against the backdrop of Galle beach, The Fortress Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive boutique resort with views of the Indian Ocean. A range of rooms are outfitted with modern amenities and the latest technologies and a choice of direct beach access or a garden location. There are a variety of leisure activities such as a selection of land and water sports, a large swimming pool overlooking the beach and a spa. A choice of four restaurants offers a vast selection of Sri Lankan and Asian cuisine.
‘True Island Experience – Elegant Ocean View Accommodation’
Situated on the island of Mahé, Carana Beach has just 40 Ocean View chalets which overlook the tropical gardens and Indian Ocean, some of which boast their own private pool. There is a main swimming pool and spa. Dine at Lorizon, with its traditional cuisine and stunning views or take a Wherever You Go Hamper when you explore the islands. The Carana Beach Bar is the best spot to enjoy live entertainment and cocktails.
‘All Private Pool Accommodation – Tropical Hillside Location’
Four Seasons Resort Seychelles overlooks Petite Anse Bay on the West coast of Mahe. The accommodation, of villas, suites and residences traverse the hillside and have private pools and furnished decks that make the most of the tropical garden or ocean views. The resort has a main infinity pool that overlooks the beach and the Spa is situated on the hilltop enjoying panoramic views. Restaurants serve food from around the world including Japanese, Creole and Western dishes and there are two bars to relax and unwind in.
‘Secluded, Villas with Pools, Private Beach’
Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island is located in the Amirante Islands and a 35-minute flight from the main island of Mahe. It is surrounded by 9 miles of white beach and features two restaurants, a deli and a bar. There is also a salon and spa, gym. Beachside swimming pool and a castaway centre where you can take part in a range of water sports. Accommodation incudes villas and suites, many of which have their own private pool and garden.
‘Eco friendly island paradise'
Six Senses Laamu is situated in the southern part of the Maldives archipelago and is easily reached from Male by domestic flight and speedboat. This remote island features overwater and beach villas set along the private beach and tropical environment. The island is surrounded by marine rich waters, coral reef and basking dolphins – all carefully protected by the island’s sustainable tourism measures. You can dine on the beach, above the water or overlooking the gardens, enjoy cocktails in a sunken bar or lounge in the Chill Bar. The resort offers plenty of land and water-based activities and excursions and the spa promises treatments for the body and mind. For families there is a children’s club and activities for all the family including Cinema Under the Stars, Dolphin Cruise and dance classes.
‘Exclusive Island Life – PADI Diving & Snorkelling Centre’
One&Only Reethi Rah is situated amongst the North Malé Atoll a string of coral atolls and lagoons. Set in 109 acres and with 12 beaches there are just 122 villas located on the beach or over water. Villas have private outdoor relaxation spaces with sun loungers or daybeds and some have a private pool. There are three pools and land sports include tennis, a climbing wall and football pitch. The island has a diving centre that provides lessons, courses and dive and snorkel excursions and water sports on offer are kayaking, sailing, wakeboarding, surfing and water skiing. Whilst young ones enjoy the kids’ and teens clubs, grown ups can enjoy the spa and fitness facilities where there are a choice of retreats and programmes. Seven restaurants and bars are situated on the island serving cuisine from around the world – Rabarbaro offers Italian casual dining and Tapasake modern Japanese from interactive Teppanyaki stations. Relax at the Beach Club or Rah Bar in the evening and enjoy the Maldivian sunsets.
‘Water Sports Centre with Resident Marine Biologist – Indulgence All-Inclusive Dining’
Located in South Malé Atoll, Velassaru is a coral island with a house reef surrounded by dive sites. The accommodation, bungalows and villas, sit in the tropical gardens, on the beach or over the lagoon and each features an outdoor terrace/deck for relaxation. The island has many water sports opportunities including diving and dive courses, complimentary snorkelling equipment, kayaks, windsurfing and sub-surface water rockets. The resort has an infinity pool, tennis courts, fitness centre and over water spa. There are 7 restaurants and bars serving food from around the globe including tapas and sushi.
‘Diving and Marine Life – Hospitality Maldivian Style’
Constance Moofushi is a chic, barefoot, all-inclusive resort situated in the South Ari Atoll and arrival by seaplane is stunning. The Beach, Water and Senior Water Villas allow for easy access to the Indian Ocean and each has a private terrace area. The resort has a main pool, spa, fitness centre and there are many water-sports to entertain. BlueTribe diving centre offers PADI certificate courses and boat excursions for experienced divers and South Ari Atoll is known as one of the best diving spots in the world. The 3 restaurants and bars offer food and drink from around the world and Manta the main buffet restaurant has daily changing specialities and themes.
‘Overwater Dining and Beach Villas’
Baros, Maldives is an eco-friendly resort that nurtures its lagoon and the underwater world beyond. Beach front and over water villas offer indoor and outdoor living and feature canopied day beds and open-air bathrooms. The Baros PADI 5 Star Diving Centre encourages everyone to access the water and offers group or 1 to 1 tuition. Water sports are available from the beach and the Baros Marine Centre can take you on aquatic adventures including dolphin and whale watching. The resort has a spa, fitness centre and yoga and meditation classes. Three restaurants and two bars offer local Maldivian and international cuisines in over water or on the beach locations. No children under 8 years of age are permitted at the resort. Baros Maldives is proud to be part of the Top 20 Resorts in The Indian Ocean by Conde Nast Traveler Reader’ Choice Awards 2023.
PADI 5* Diving – Dining Delights
Located on the island of Falhumaafushi in the Gaafu Alifu atoll, The Residence Maldives is surrounded by coral reefs and excellent dive sites. The Beach and Water Villas have living rooms and terraces overlooking either the beach or ocean. Water sport activities include windsurfing, kayaking and paddle boarding and there is a 5* PADI dive centre and motorised sports. To explore the island and resort there are bicycles and other activities include yoga, golf putting and a fitness centre. The spa has over water treatment rooms and a range of treatments including massage and holistic. There are two restaurants and two bars that offer dishes and drinks from around the globe and you can enjoy a private dining experience or a sunset grill.
‘Adult-only – private island retreat’
Komandoo Island Resort is situated in the Lhaviyani Atoll. The resort welcomes guests age 18 and over to their Beach and Water Villas some of which have Jacuzzi spa tubs. The resort has a house reef close to the beach perfect for snorkelling and its PADI Dive Centre has diving opportunities for beginners and pros. On dry land there is an all-purpose, all weather activity court where you may find badminton, short tennis, table tennis and petanque. The spa has a range of treatments, massage and therapies. Dining options include an international buffet with live cooking stations, an over water a la carte and on a neighbouring island an Undersea dining experience.
‘Exclusive Lagoon Spanning Two Coastlines’
On a private peninsula, One&Only Le Saint Geran is plotted between lagoon and mountains to the East and the Indian Ocean to the West. Dutch colonial-style architecture includes 142 rooms and suites which provide indoor and furnished terraces, and balconies that face the ocean, beach, or lagoon. The Boathouse on the lagoon offers a variety of water sports – Hobie cats, kayaks, windsurfing and more, whereas Club One is the destination for land sports. It features a fitness centre, tennis, and mini-golf, and is also home to the Kid’s Only & One Tribe. There are three pools, a beach, and a One&Only spa for those who simply want to ‘flop and drop’. There are six restaurants and bars, as well as private dining opportunities for romance or celebration.
‘Mesmerising Beachfront Location, Perfect for Water Sports’
Overlooking a protected and famed marine park, The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa is plotted in over 20 acres of gardens in the north west of the island. It sits in close proximity to the historical ruin site of Balaclava, as well as the city centre. Each of the 190 spacious rooms and suites have a private balcony or terrace, many benefit from mesmerising views of the close by Indian Ocean, and some also enjoy direct beach access. The outdoor pools with surrounding loungers are the perfect place for guests to relax while appreciating the warmth of Mauritius, and the wellness spa gives guests the opportunity to rejuvenate. The hotel also offers weekly complimentary wellness activities, including Tai Chi, mindfulness sessions and yoga, the perfect way to unwind amongst the beauty of Mauritius. At the beach there is a range of complimentary water sports are on offer, including pedal boating, water skiing and scuba diving. On dry land the well-equipped fitness studio provides a modern space to break a sweat, or you may choose to keep fit and explore at the same time with bicycle trips and jogging tours held twice weekly. There are five restaurants and bars on site, including the Beach Grill that holds themed nights and Kangan, an Indian inspired restaurant. A range of Unique Experiences can also be added onto your stay for an additional cost, including special couples celebrations, themed beach dinners, and access to Wellness Sundays, held weekly subject to bookings.
‘Beach and Water Sports – Golf and Spa’
A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, this elegant hotel reflects the history of Mauritius and the Bel Ombre region. Designed as a village of 20 villas, including butler service in all suites, and many overlooking the gardens or the beach from balconies or terraces. The hotel has 1km of beach which offers guests water sports activities that include: kayaking, windsurfing, snorkelling and glass bottom boat trips. On dry land there is tennis, golf, mountain biking and beach games. The spa has a sauna and hammam and there is also a fully equipped fitness centre and for something relaxing try Yoga or Reiki. The three kids’ clubs offer activities for ages 3 – 11, teens age 12 – 17 and babies or toddlers under the age of 3. There are many dining options available at the Heritage Le Telfair or sister hotel the Heritage Awali so guests can choose from Mauritian, Mediterranean, British or French cuisine.
‘Plantation House Inspiration – Endless Activities and Excursions’
Situated beachfront along the east coast of Mauritius, The Residence sits amongst tropical gardens. The resort is inspired by the island’s colonial heritage and the rooms and suites blend modern elegance with colonial style. Overlooking the beach there is a pool and there are a range of water sports available from the shoreline. Land sports include tennis and there is a fitness centre and nearby golf. The spa is situated in the tropical gardens and offers a range of treatments and massage. Dine at The Dining Room or The Plantation both of which offer international dishes with Mauritian flavours. The Bar is the perfect place for a treat of Afternoon Tea.
‘Hideaway suites and villas in an inspiring location’
Constance Prince Maurice is situated on the north-east coast of Mauritius. The hotel is set in 60 hectares of unspoilt land, tropical gardens and sheltered sandy beaches. The accommodation comprises 64 Junior Suites, 12 Family Suites, 12 Villas and 1 Princely Suite all of which have furnished terraces with sea or tropical garden views. The hotel has a main pool, lap pool and range of free water sports including windsurfing, water skiing and kayaking. U Spa de Constance has a thermal swimming pool, jacuzzi, and steam & chill bath. There is a kid’s club for children age 4 – 11 that offers organised indoor and outdoor activities daily. Four restaurants and three bars offer a variety of dining options including the romantic Le Barachois that serves dinner on floating decks above the calm waters.
Le Morne Mountain Backdrop – Colonial Elegance
Located in the southwest of the island, JW Marriott Mauritius has a backdrop of Le Morne Mountain a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Colonial in architectural style; terraces and colonnades overlook tropical gardens, beaches and the ocean. There are 172 rooms and suites all within steps of the shore and each featuring a balcony. The resort has two pools, a fitness centre, a spa and a range of water and land sports. There are five restaurants offering food from around the world, and one bar.
Mauritian Sunsets – Beach and Lagoon Perfect for Snorkelling.
Situated on the sunset side of Mauritius and protected from the trade winds, LUX* Le Morne is set in landscaped gardens and has four pools, a spa and restaurants serving foods from around the world. The beach and ocean provide the opportunity to experience water sports including kayaking in transparent boats, snorkelling, paddle boarding and windsurfing. On dry land there is tennis, bocce ball and beach volleyball.
‘Exciting Activities, Mesmerising Ocean View Accommodation’
Shangri-La Le Touessrok is on the east coast of Mauritius and is situated on a 4km stretch of sandy beach. All rooms, suites and villas have views of the Indian Ocean and feature private balconies or terraces to make the most of the surrounding nature. Water sports to choose from include kayaking, windsurfing, wake boarding, sailing and of course snorkelling, on dry land play tennis, volleyball, badminton or bocce ball or head to the gym or nature trails. There are also two pools and a spa. Guests who stay at Shangri-La Le Touessrok have access to two 18-hole, par 72 golf courses with complimentary shuttle and green fees per person, per day. There are 5 restaurants, and 2 bars offering food and drink from around the world including the signature ‘Shangri-La Rum Oak’.
‘Tropical Tranquillity – Award Winning Cuisine – Golf Location’
The Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury is situated on the north-west coast of Mauritius in tropical gardens that meet the beach. There are only 69 sea facing suites each with furnished balcony or terrace. There are three pools, a sports centre and a spa. Water sports available include water skiing, kayaks and sailing and on land there are tennis courts, a squash court and a fitness centre. The ‘Ti Royal’ kids club and ‘children’s house’ is designed for children age 3 to 12 and provides activities to spark the imagination. For dining there are three restaurant choices which will not disappoint and the pool/beach bar is the perfect place to relax.
‘Ecological Jewel – Exploration for Everyone’
Situated on Félicité a private island northeast of Mahé, Six Senses Zil Payson occupies a third of the island and embraces and celebrates the surrounding nature. The Pool Villas and Residences offer accommodation from one to four bedrooms, perfect for couples or families. Every villa has a private infinity-edge pool and a personal GEM (Guest Experience Maker). There are four restaurant/bars and opportunity for private fine dining and live cooking experiences. Activities at the resort include water sports such as snorkelling, diving and fishing, cycling on a neighbouring island La Digue, golfing on Praslin Island, cooking classes and guided tours of UNESCO World Heritage Site Vallee de Mai. For relaxation there is a spa, gym and yoga and meditation classes.
‘The Ultimate Island Escape’
Raffles Seychelles is situated on the second largest granite island in the Seychelles, Praslin, amidst tropical gardens on a white sand beach. Make your stay one-of-a-kind with optional extras such as a plunge pool, outdoor rain shower or pavilion with daybed. If you just want to relax then the Raffles Spa is calling you. Steam rooms, sauna and a range of therapeutic water treatments are available while those looking for a thrill can enjoy kayaking, snorkelling, fishing and diving while a selection of land sports are also available. Superb dining options such as Curieuse offer unforgettable cuisine while Losean provides a chilled beachfront vibe for all occasions.
'Suites Metres from the Ocean in Tropical Gardens – Golfing with a View!'
Constance Lemuria is situated on the northwest of the Seychelles approximately 5 minutes from Preslin airport. The resort is in harmony with its environment, surrounded by tropical gardens, three sandy beaches, and the Indian Ocean. Suites and villas have sea views and are furnished with wood and stone – some have a private pool. This is a great location for families, and there is a dedicated children’s club which hosts activities and events. Golf enthusiasts enjoy free green fees at the 18-hole golf course, offered to all guests who stay at the hotel. The resort has a main pool, gym, spa, tennis courts, and a variety of water sports. There are 4 restaurants/bars offering assorted food choices including changing themed buffet nights.
‘Beautiful, Secluded Cove Location – Ocean Facing Villas’
Set on a hillside that falls away to small beach coves on the Beau Vallon Bay, Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa enjoys views over the Indian Ocean. The Villas are all ocean facing and some come with private pools. The resort features an Eforea spa and fitness centre and guests can snorkel in the nearby lagoon. There are three restaurants that serve international cuisine and creole infused dishes overlooking the ocean. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed at the resort, so you an enjoy a tranquil adults-only paradise.
‘Sri-Lankan Experiences – Championship Golf’
Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa overlooks the southern coast of Sri Lanka. The hotel is nestled on 130 acres which includes tropical gardens, beach and an 18-hole, par 70 golf course. Rooms and suites have views of the gardens, the ocean or the lagoon and can accommodate both couples and families. Families can take advantage of Cool Zone Kid’s Club and there is a mini-waterpark. The Resorts main restaurant has show kitchens serving fresh local Sri Lankan and international cuisine and there are three other venues serving food and drink. The resort has 3 swimming pools, a health club and spa.
‘Spectacular Overwater Villas’
Located on the island of Medhufaru in the Noonu Atoll, Soneva Jani is barefoot luxury at its finest. Overwater and island villas are dotted around the island and each one opens up onto its own stretch of crystal clear lagoon. All of the villas are equipped with a spacious master bedroom and adjoining sleeping area, an open air bathroom, outdoor deck, overwater swing and shimmering private pool. The main facilities at Soneva Jani are all concentrated within The Gathering, a three storey structure that hosts the main dining outlets that serve Italian, Asian and internationally renowned dishes. Facilities at the resort include an overwater silent cinema, labyrinth gardens and, fun for the children, a kid’s den. Soneva Jani boasts the first overwater observatory in the Maldives, a real treat for night-time explorers young and old.
‘Adult-Only Escape – Beachcomber Resort Facilities’
Comprised of just 40 rooms that face the beach and marine park, Victoria for 2 is the exclusive adult-only section of the much-loved Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa. Guests staying at Victoria for 2 will have access to all the facilities of Victoria Beachcomber, including the spa and fitness centre, however, enjoy the privacy and child-free environment of an adult-only wing. There is a pool, spa, fitness centre and an extensive range of land and water sports. Dining options include the Morris Beef steakhouse and cool Nautil Café amongst others.
‘Perfect beach, turquoise lagoon, TWO golf courses’
Overlooking the Indian Ocean from a beach on the Eastern coast of Mauritius, Constance Belle Mare Plage offers accommodation choices from Prestige rooms, Junior and Deluxe suites and Villas. The beach has an offshore coral reef making it perfect for snorkelling and diving and ideal for watersports. The resort has four pools, a U Spa by Constance, a range of land sports and a fitness centre. On site there are two championship golf courses The Legend & The Links which include driving ranges and equipment rental. There are seven restaurants and six bars that will keep you satisfactorily fed and watered!
‘Adult Only – Romance and Privacy’
Paradise Cove is a mix of classic grandeur and contemporary chic. Situated along the North coast, in Anse la Raie this is an adult only hotel designed for guest to share precious moments together. There are just 75 rooms all with a view of the cove which shelters one of 4 swimming pools and overlooks the lagoon which offers a range water-sports. The Spa is situated amongst the trees and is a place of relaxation. There are 4 restaurants and 3 bars offering tastes from around the world and at sunset acoustic music at the piano bar provides the perfect end to the day.
‘Sustainably Focused and Aesthetically Beautiful’
The LUX* Belle Mare is situated on the east coast of Mauritius overlooking the Indian Ocean. The tropical gardens and pathways of the resort are home to just 174 suites and 12 private villas that offer residences suitable for both couples and families. Suites come complete with both indoor and outdoor seating areas and bathrooms with free-standing or sunken tubs, as well as walk-in or outdoor showers. The resort has one of the largest swimming pools in Mauritius with a separate dedicated children’s area. There are activities for everyone including yoga, fitness programmes, and tennis, or guests can enjoy a range of water sports including water skiing, paddle-boarding and wind surfing. The Spa has 12 treatment rooms, as well as a sauna, steam room and chilled plunge pool. For dining there are four restaurants, one overseen by Michelin Star Chef Vineet Bhatia alongside four further bars.
‘Coral Reef Lagoon, All-Suite Accommodation – Golf Access & Spa'
Located on Belle Mare beach on the East coast of Mauritius, Long Beach Mauritius is surrounded by tropical gardens. Every suite features a private balcony or terrace which overlooks the beach, garden or pool. The resort offers a family friendly experience clubs for kids and teens. There are a multitude of activities including snorkelling, water skiing, diving, tennis and climbing. The Cinq Mondes Spa will provide relaxation when needed. Access to Ile aux Cerfs via a free return shuttle and boat service means the unique island experience can be experienced as often as you like. There are several dining options to choose from including Italian, Asian and local cuisine.