One of the most exciting things that couples look forward to after successfully having their wedding day is their honeymoon. As a couple’s first vacation right after marriage, it is highly important to choose the best location possible. Maldives, being one of the world’s most sought-after vacation spots, is absolutely a must-try for all the newly-weds out there. With that being said, we, at TWV, decided to come up with our own list of the Top 10 Luxury Resorts in Maldives that You Must Know in order to make it easier for you to choose the best place to stay at.
1. Reethi Rah, for a High Class Honeymoon Filled with Endless Luxury
Surrounded by the wonders of the Indian Ocean, One & Only Reethi Rah is home on one of the largest islands (129 villas) in North Malé Atoll. A jewel among a string of coral atolls, lagoons and white sands, you can look forward to unprecedented luxury. Famous for hosting celebrities and supermodels, One & Only is voted as the #1 Most Exclusive Hotel Worldwide by VIP International Traveler’s Reader’s Award 2015 and Best Resort by Travelers World Magazine. Your honeymoon will be nothing short of perfect. Villas start from S$2,000 per night.
2. Per Aquum Huvafen Fushi, for World-Class Service and Luxurious Villas
Located in the North Malé Atoll, Per Aquum Huvafen Fushi is your honeymoon dream come true . Enjoy modern classy design with huge rooms up to 800 square meters. Float at infinity’s edge. Enjoy an underwater spa. Swim in gem-toned waters. Each bungalow comes with a sundeck and full suite of amenities. See through the glass floors of your over-water villa and peek into one of the best house-reefs in Maldives. Enjoy rain showers, world-class service, fine wine and fresh seafood everyday.
3. Soneva Fushi, for you to Feel Young and Rejuvenated Once Again
Sovena Fushi , features vast, multi-bedroom luxury villas among dense foliage within touching distance of a pristine UNESCO reserve coral reef. Look forward to intuitive service by butlers who know what you want before you want it. Cycle around the lush island, have a Robinson Crusoe picnic on another, attend a cooking class, watch romantic films in the open-air Cinema Paradiso and count the stars in the Observatory. Choose between 60 flavours of ice creams, 11 types of pillows, 500 types of wine or 9 dining options.
4. Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, for Romantic, Novelty Underwater Dining
With its pristine beaches, tempting waters, spacious villas and underwater dining, Anantara gives your honeymoon boundless horizons. Primely located in the Maldives Baa Atoll island and on the doorstep of Hanifaru Bay, have the Indian ocean unfold before your very eyes. Have glowing corals and turquoise waters surround you as you choose to dine from a host of various world-class cuisine.
5. Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa, for you to be Close with Nature
Treat yourself to unparalleled beauty in a secluded oasis of nature. Located on Addu Atoll, one of the biggest islands in Maldives, its connected to 5 other islands. Adventurers, be sure to do the 11-mile bike ride through a Maldivian village. Nature lovers will be psyched by the 12-hectares of nature trails. Enjoy an uncompromising selection of island dining options, have unforgettable experiences at the spa, explore the luscious tropical forest, round up the 9-hole golf course and embark on ocean adventures. Say hello to your dream honeymoon.
6. Naladhu Maldives, for an Intimate and Romantic Honeymoon
Sublime comfort. Luxurious shelter. Timeless moments. At Naladhu Maldives, you don’t have to imagine what paradise and romance looks like. Located on Kaafu Atoll, you’ll find modern and posh royal-looking villas with huge spaces of up to 600m 2 . As part of the Anantara chain of resorts, you can visit the other resorts like Dhigu and Veli. With personal butlers to take care of your very need, enjoy unsurpassed comfort in an idyllic resort with a graceful elegance that never goes out of style.
7. Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives, for a Luxury All-Inclusive Honeymoon
Say goodbye to hidden costs. Atmosphere provides honeymooners with a fabulous Platinum Plus package that is all-inclusive of meals, drinks, minibar, snorkeling excursions and even 20% off dives! Featuring lush plants, colourful flowers and even fruit bats, look forward to a carefree and relaxing honeymoon with excellent service.
8. W Retreat & Spa, for a Modern & Exciting Honeymoon
Look forward to an exciting, modern and chic honeymoon with W ’s stylish design. Laze on your tropical playground with unmatched serenity. Have your private chef whip up delicious BBQ ribs as you admire the sunset. Dance to the beat of international DJs at the underground nightclub 15 Below. If that isn’t enough excitement, rent The W’s “Escape”, a 2-mast luxury yacht perfect for a romantic sunset cruise. “The Overnight Experience” is available for you to explore the Indian Ocean’s nocturnal wildlife. Don’t miss dining at Fire, an outdoor jungle Mongolian-styled BBQ.
9. Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, for a Tranquil Honeymoon & Spa Lovers
For an amazing spa experience, there’s not place as wonderful as Banyan Tree . Enjoy peace and tranquility from the natural sea breeze. The coral reefs here are known to be better, with stingrays every evening, sharks after dinner and even turtles. Nature-conservation is a strong focus of this resort, with an aim to protect nature’s wonders. Honeymooners can participate in the bi-weekly classes to moitor conservation of sea turtles and even sponsor your very own coral garden!
10. Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma, for Stylish Luxury At A Fraction of the Price
Featuring a fresh, mediterranean design, enjoy stylish modernity at Holiday Inn. Home to both calm beautiful lagoons as well as huge waves (perfect for surfers!). See baby sharks in the evening. This resort also has many kids-friendly activites. Best yet, the prices are very reasonable and can go as low as below 300/night! As compared to a couple thousands for other villas, I must say this is a resort not to be missed.
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