The Maldives is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway, with the beautiful ocean views and spacious and luxurious accommodation over pristine lagoons, there really is no better place to be. Currently it is not yet possible for foreigners to get married in the Maldives, but some resorts will hold purely ceremonial events for couples, however, it is possible to conduct a renewal of vows in the Maldives. That aside, the following are just some of our favourite romantic resorts, followed by a list of the all the Honeymoon style resorts in the Maldives.
Huvafen Fushi is a small intimate island in the Maldives, perfect for a romantic getaway or even a honeymoon. The white sand islet, accessible by traditional dhoni, is also known as ‘Love Island’, so romance is the theme here at Huvafen. What makes it special is the extra touches – such as poolside service with cold towels, spray mist and fruit canapes. Additionally, the 44 naturally modern bungalows each have their own distinct design and offer the perfect hideout for any couple. The Ocean Pavillion with Private Pool living area is particularly spectacular and really offers secluded living. With a range of dinging options, couples get great choice across their stay, with beautiful views across the idyllic oceans. Additionally, Huvafen Fushi’s Lime Spa is the world’s first underwater spa that has 2 couples’ treatment rooms perfect for a honeymoon spa treatment or just a treat for yourself and your partner on your romantic retreat.
Voted 5th most romantic hotel in the world by TripAdvisor in 2016, Komandoo is designed with couples in mind, offering intimate spaces and couple activities. The Water Villas are situated on wooden poles with a spectacular view of the Indian Ocean, with a large partly roofed wooden deck. The tranquillity of the lagoon is the perfect sanctuary and makes these villas perfect for romantic honeymoons in the Maldives.
The Duniye Spa offers a range of couples treatments for a relaxing experience to enjoy together. Full Moon Magic is a packaged that encompasses a Balinese Massage, a tropical bath infusion, fruit complimented by champagne, a facial and a spa gift. Similarly, there is even a Honeymoon Spa Package – following a foot bath the lady is treated to a Balinese or Oriental massage, a body polish and an Indian head massage infused with coconut oil. Whilst the gentleman is treated to a deep tissue back or muscle ease massage, followed by a body polish and a relaxing foot massage. There are a number of couple packages to take a look at, but all are sure to add to a truly relaxing couple’s getaway.
One of the most romantic experiences that Komandoo has to is the candlelight dinner on the beach. Guests can dine in a temple of exquisite cuisine as reflections of the moon and stars shimmer on the calm waters of the lagoon. Couples can even compose their own menus together with the Executive Chef and select their favourite champagne and wines. It is a truly stunning experience and perfect as a romantic surprise for a loved one.
Described as exclusive and romantic, Taj Exotica offers a Maldivian retreat perfectly suited to any couple. They provide a very personal service that is perfect for those couples looking for a trip that is extra special. Fine dining on the beach can be arranged or alternatively, guests can dine privately under the stars on the white sand shores. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff at Taj Exotica, meaning they tailor bespoke tours and trips to the individual couple, and they pride themselves on their personalised concierge service, tailoring to guests every request.
Married couples can also renew their vows with the spectacular backdrop of the Indian Ocean behind them, on the Ocean Pavillion. This is a beautifully romantic setting and a lovely way to celebrate such a momentous occasion.
Jiva the over-water spa is another beautiful addition to the overall experience for the couples at Taj. Couples can choose from a large list of treatments from massage to facials as well as yoga and meditation for a truly relaxing retreat with a loved one.
The accommodation at Cocoa Island is like no other in the Maldives. Its distinctive design has been inspired by the gently curving wooden vessels used by local fishermen, also known as Dhoni boats. These 33 spectacular over-water villas arc out from the island itself and offer an intimate and quirky experience.
For special romantic occasions/events such as weddings, Cocoa Island provide a personalised service, tailoring the day to your desires. They combine exceptional cuisine and a secluded and private location for any special day.
The facilities at Cocoa Island are designed for true relaxation and space, with a yoga pavilion and spa there is plenty of space to enjoy the environment and to really relax through meditation and spa treatments.
For more information about romantic holidays to the Maldives, or selecting a destination then call us on 01752 880 880 or email us at [email protected]