After months of careful (and stressful) planning, your dream wedding has been and gone. So what’s the best way to banish those post wedding blues? By having an amazing honeymoon to look forward to of course! And where better than one of the most beautiful places on earth – the Maldives.
The pristine islands are the epitome of picture perfect. With sparkling turquoise seas, white sandy beaches and five-star luxury at every turn. The Maldives is one of the most exclusive and secluded honeymoon locations in the world. So whether you choose to do a little or lot, you’ll be doing it in style.
We’ve put together a list of the 5 best honeymoon hotels in the Maldives to celebrate your love in five-star luxury.
Create your own slice of heaven at Baros Maldives. You can stroll around this petite paradise in around 10 minutes, but its layout and exclusivity means you’ll always be able to find a private spot to call your own. The accommodation is out of this world with the choice of beach side or over the water villas. All of which have a pool, mini bar and a villa host on call 24 hours a day. Each room also comes with free Wi-Fi, so you can create an Instagram feed even travel influencers will be jealous of.
This resort has its own marine centre and diving instructors on hand. Which is perfect if you want to immerse yourself in the underwater wonderland surrounding the island. You’ll even be arriving to the island in style, as the resort is a 25-minute speedboat ride away from Male Airport. The dining experience is inspired by Asian cuisine and you can arrange to have a private dinner on the island or in your villa, for that extra special dinner for two. Treat yourselves to a couple’s massage in the spa, or simply spend the day relaxing on the beach under the palm trees, watching time go by.
Six Senses Laamu
Romance is really taken to the next level at this resort. It’s perfect for the loved-up honeymooners out there. The whole island has a serene energy that melts away any stresses of the outside world. The use of natural materials throughout the resort means the private villas blend effortlessly into the landscape and create cocoons of comfort, serenity and absolute luxury.
You’ll be able to tick so much of your bucket list at this resort. Watch the sunset with cocktails on the beach, then welcome the sunrise with breakfast on the sandbank. You can also have ultimate privacy with a deserted island picnic experience. You’ll be dropped off at a beautiful private island, that you can have all to yourself for the entire day. Or see stunning wildlife in their natural habitat on a private sunset dolphin cruise. Six Senses Laamu also has an outdoor cinema, so you can cosy up under the stars and watch a movie.
AYADA Maldives Resort is a five-star private island surrounded by a tropical lagoon and lush natural greenery. They offer a range of activities and excursions for guests including; snorkelling, island hopping tours and an adventure to the islands very own secret garden. You can take a trip in a traditional Maldivian boat and try your hand at fishing, the chef will even cook the fish for you the next day.
The restaurants at this resort are really the star of the show. There’s 8 to choose from, each offering different cuisine and a unique dining experience. There’s a focus on using fresh local ingredients to provide an authentic (and not to mention delicious) culinary experience, making each meal a special event.
It will come as no surprise that the accommodation is lavish and luxurious. The resort has stunning private villas or why not treat yourself to an exclusive suite? It is your honeymoon after all. Each one is a magical hideaway, where you can escape and recharge.
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa
This resort has true Maldivian charm, with all the added luxuries you would expect from a Four Seasons Resort. Relax on the beach and take in the amazing views. Before cooling off in water which is so clear and blue – you won’t be able to tell where the sea ends the sky begins.
There’s a mix of indoor and outdoor dining so you can pick the vibe that suits you. You could be snacking on the beach for lunch then enjoy a fine dining experience for dinner – it really is up to you. There’s a fitness suite and plenty of activities to get involved with like feeding baby turtles, water sports and catamaran sailing. The Island Spa is ready and waiting to pamper you both, because no doubt you’ll need to de-stress after a long day of relaxing on the white sandy beaches or drinking cocktails around your private pool – it really is exhausting!
The rooms are affectionally called bungalows and have the perfect balance of privacy and an open-air feel. The water suite comes with a private infinity pool, and the deluxe beach pavilion is a secluded sanctuary with a stunning beach on your doorstep.
LUX* South Ari Atoll
This hotel is located on a dreamy island surrounded by the crystal clear Indian Ocean. It boasts 8 restaurants ready to meet your every culinary desire. As well as, 5 bars that mix the perfect cocktail for you to enjoy well into the evening. If water sports are on your honeymoon experience bucket list, LUX South Ari Atoll is the perfect resort. It has the biggest range of motorized and non-motorized water sports activities in the Maldives, including fly-boarding and parasailing. So there’s plenty to do and explore if an island adventure is more your thing. Try your hand at snorkelling as this area is a hot spot for whale sharks, turtles and dolphins.
The rooms are decorated with a calm ambience and all feature a mini bar and coffee machine, so you can wake up to your morning cup of coffee, admiring the view of your very own castaway paradise. The staff here will truly make you feel at home and do everything they can to make your honeymoon the holiday of a lifetime.
If you’ve been inspired to book your honeymoon to the Maldives, get in touch with our travel experts. We’ll plan the luxury honeymoon of your dreams.