The epitome of a romantic holiday destination, romance is what the Maldives is all about and it delivers on every level. Resort hotels in the Maldives are generous with their offers for honeymooners and these benefits include discounts, room upgrades, Champagne, fruit baskets, bath rituals, bed decoration, massages and romantic dining. You will qualify for these special privileges usually within 6 months of the wedding date, which is great if you are planning a delayed or even an extra-long honeymoon! We know the Maldives well and our experts are constantly updated on the latest honeymoon deals – call us now to find out what your special holiday could include.
‘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.
‘Adults Only – Spa Relaxation – Activities to Share’
Anantara Veli is an adults only Indian Ocean Island perfect for romance. The Lagoon is shared with Veli’s sister islands, Anantara Dhigu and Naladhu Maldives and the facilities across the three island are accessible to Veli guests. The island bungalows are situated over water and have direct access to the lagoon. Activities available include a multitude of water sports including diving, surfing and water skiing and on land there is tennis, badminton, beach volleyball and table tennis. The spa is the perfect location for relaxation and there are yoga and meditation sessions available. Dining options are varied with international and local speciality dishes available from eight restaurants and bars and you can even try cooking for yourself at the Spice Spoons cookery school.
‘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.
‘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.