Maldives, known for its exotic beaches and soft, white sand, is a honeymooner’s paradise. Located in the Indian Ocean, this tropical country has approximately 1200 islands boasting serenity, and are perfect to admire with your partner. Considering the abundance of islands, each of them consists of several hotels and even overwater bungalows you can choose to stay in. Almost all of the best hotels in Maldives are situated on their own private island, so you can walk hand in hand on the private beaches, attend a relaxing spa together, go for activities, or simply lean back and enjoy the tropical views in the evenings.
It is one of the ideal places for the honeymooners. The clear blue waters and white sands are the reasons why Maldives witnesses more than a million travelers each year, with a majority of these travelers being young couples on their honeymoon.
Furthermore, if you’re in India and a little low on budget, you can always choose the best budget-friendly resort. The beautiful Indian state- Andhra Pradesh, is home to Dindi Resorts, that offers the most vibrant and an incredible staycation experience.
Nevertheless, here are some of the best resorts in Maldives you can consider to stay in with your better half.
Best Experience: Honeymoon, Beach, Spa, House Reef Snorkeling & Diving
Baros is a beautiful resort located in the North Malé Atoll only a 25-minute ride by speedboat from Malé Airport. With a variety of villas to choose from, this stylish hotel makes it a retreat for couples young or old. Located on a beautiful private island with a crystal clear coral lagoon, Baros is a 5 * star boutique hotel in the Maldives that will surpass all of your highest fantasies of the “dream island”. Surrounded by clean, warm waters and snow-white sands, with groves of coconut palms and fragrant flowers, this cozy resort is worth every penny. It has serene modern rooms (including water villas), fine dining, a fantastic spa, a large swimming pool, and water adventures- from a luxury yacht to diving and surfing.
Hurawalhi Island Resort
Best Experience: There are no kids on the island, a magnificent large overwater villas with stunning views of the lagoon; reef snorkeling, a fantastic ‘5.8 Undersea’ restaurant
Hurawalhi is an ecologically innovative, a new 5*-star adults-only Maldives resort, and houses the world’s largest underwater restaurant, tropical champagne pavilion, stylish villas and with no other resorts in the neighborhood as far as the eye can see. It is accessible by a 40-minute scenic seaplane flight from Male, and offers 90 villas, including 60 Ocean Villas and 30 Beach Villas, for honeymooners and grown ups who are seeking luxury and innovation. As for romantic moments, there is an ocean of delights to take in at Hurawalhi: dining at 5.8 Undersea Restaurant, snuggling up with your darling under a blanket or watching sparkling stars on the iconic Dream Island sandbank, falling in love with the plethora of marine life on the island’s doorstep – in fact, one visit to the resort is hardly enough to experience it all.
Check out the beautiful Maredumilli Resorts where you can plan your stay, when you take a trip or are already in India.
Milaidhoo Island Maldives
Best Experience: honeymoon, beach, diving, swimming with mantas
Intimate and stylish, at Milaidhoo it’s about enjoying the natural environment in understated luxury. Tucked in the heart of a UNESCO biosphere reserve and surrounded by powdery white sands, Milaidhoo Maldives is a luxurious natural wonder. They offer a reinvented Luxury twist, where guests will experience an indulgent escape in the Maldives’s most unique getaway. Committed to offering a unique and authentic Maldivian experience, this hotel provides villas that make visitors’ staying experience refreshing topped with contemporary twists and classic Maldivian style. Created for couples, this hotel welcomes couples, adults, and children above the age of 9 years only. What’s more, it is only 30 minutes by seaplane from Male or a 15 minute domestic flight followed by a short speedboat ride.
Best Experience: Honeymoon, House Reef Snorkeling & Diving
World’s fourth in this list of best hotels in Maldives, Kandolhu Maldives guarantees even more than just your dreams of an unforgettable honeymoon in this island country. Soaked in romance, with an incredible experience of house reef snorkeling, couples are bound to fall in love with this cozy island. Kandolhu features 30 villas that perfectly combine natural elements of the Maldives with modern architecture. An additional highlight is serene and soft sandy beaches, all around a small round island whose shape in Maldivian standards is a rarity.
Anantara Veli Maldives Resort
Best Experience: for Couples (only), Privacy and Tranquility, Fine Dining, Water Activities
For an unforgettable beach experience, like anywhere else, go to Anantara Veli Maldives. The hotel ‘for adults only’ is ideal for couples who prefer not to force children to interrupt their hard earned romantic vacation. This hotel houses a total of seven restaurants providing a wide variety of scrumptious meals. Another best thing to do here is to make the most of the water surroundings with surfing, deep-sea fishing and sailing. And, of course, there are ideal pristine sands, clear turquoise waters and iconic water bungalows, that makes the Maldives Islands such a desirable destination – all encompassed by five-star hospitality and luxury. And the last reason to book is an excellent location. Anantara Veli is 30 minutes by speedboat from Male airport.
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Best Experience: OverWater Bungalows, Honeymoon, Beaches, 46 villas
Gili Lankanfushi is rated by many among the best resorts in the Maldives, and with good reason. This stunning eco-resort is just 20 minutes by speedboat from Male airport and thrives in providing truly unpretentious, relaxed luxury. Barefoot shoes are recommended (shoes are removed as soon as you leave the airport on the boat), and each guest is surrounded by the care of a personal butler with the title “Mr. Friday ”. The spacious, charmingly simple water villas of this resort are built of some types of wood and are equipped with open (and on the roof!) decks with sea views that can evoke tears of joy. On land, a beautiful island with 683 palms offers a range of activities and excellent dining options. This rare diamond in the Maldives is more authentic than other famous brand resorts at the same price – given the regular appearance of celebrities in this resort.
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi
Best Experience: Couples, Families, Beaches, spa, gourmet dining, snorkeling
The Waldorf Astoria is an exclusive 5-star Maldives resort that’s bringing a “next level” to the luxury vacation experience in the Maldives. Opened in 2019, the resort raises the bar in modern luxury travel catering to the individual needs of its discerning guests.
Spanning across three islands in the South Male Atoll, the breathtaking hotel is surrounded by a crystal clear water lagoon, which plays home to spectacular underwater life. The resort offers global travelers with 138 luxuriously villas with a private pool and butler service, in an inspirational setting to impress, complemented by the iconic True Waldorf Service experience. Additionally, the resort truly features the array of top-notch dining options: climb up to the private pods in the treetop restaurant or head underground to the sleek cheese and wine bar.
These are the best hotels in Maldives where you can consider staying with your partner. Whether you’re looking for a cozy time beside the shore or want to indulge in some water sports, this island country has it all. Take a trip here and experience the best time of your life.