At its own island resort, this resort is keenly aware of what couples want out of a honeymoon experience. Offering the Coco Honeymoon package with options such as beach or overwater villa accommodations, decorations to your room and candlelit beach dinner and sunset dolphin cruise cruise, they truly understand couples’ expectations for their romantic escape.
This adults-only resort provides top-of-the-line luxury and experiences. Enjoy world-class spa services, private dining and more on this exquisite island paradise.
One&Only Reethi Rah
One&Only Reethi Rah (‘beautiful island’ in Dhivehi), popular with celebrities, offers the ideal Maldives resort for honeymooners. Situated across an idyllic island idyll with 12 picture-perfect beaches dotted around, and offering award-winning hotel amenities including overwater villas with private pools; an exclusive PADI National Geographic dive centre; sea-facing spa services and eight dining venues make this resort truly luxurious escape.
Reethi Rah is one of the largest private resort islands in the Maldives and exudes grandeur that sets it apart from other top luxury hotels. Arrival can be achieved either via shared yacht or the ultimate experience – arriving via private seaplane.
At this resort, there’s plenty to keep visitors occupied – from waterskiing on a crystal clear lagoon to fishing aboard traditional dhonis and plenty of opportunities to indulge with eight exceptional restaurants and two bars offering delectable fare. Or take it one step further with romantic sunset cruises and picnics on deserted sandbanks!
There are 98 Beach and 32 Water Villas to choose from, accommodating families as well as couples. Beach villas feature thatched roofs for an airy ambience while overwater villas are set on stilts over the sea with glass floors for direct entry into the water. Both villas are excellent; however the most luxurious option are Grand Beach Villas: these suite-style accommodations with separate living rooms and bedrooms come equipped with semi private butler service and an outdoor cabana; prices begin from around $4,000 for one bedroom accommodations and $8500 for two bedroom accommodation respectively.
Restaurants at this resort are all top-of-the-line, from Reethi Restaurant’s South Asian elegance to Tapasake’s superb sushi and Fandiha’s Middle Eastern fare. Additionally, tennis on championship-grade courts can provide plenty of exercise while yoga or boxing offer active forms of recreation – plus there’s an entertaining children’s club available as an entertainment resource!
Baros Maldives, located near Male, combines world-class comfort with the charm of island authenticity. Situated on an idyllic semicircular beach in North Male Atoll and surrounded by a coral lagoon teeming with exotic fish, it was among the first three resorts built here; yet even after so long feels brand new!
At their 75 villas crafted of timber and sandstone, positioned along the beach or over water and with private plunge pools. Choose from elegant villa types including Pool Villa and Residence; each comes complete with its own host, luxury amenities and spacious bathroom equipped with spa bath as well as private deck or terrace; they also come equipped with minibar, espresso machine and free in-villa WiFi for added comfort.
Dining options at Lighthouse Restaurant include its architecturally impressive white roof tented structure atop a turquoise lagoon. Lime Pavilion serves casual all-day meals with Asian flavors; Cayenne Grill provides steaks and curries; while Piano Deck is dedicated for yoga classes and dinner on an isolated deck in the middle of the lagoon.
Serenity and Nooma, two dhonis of the resort, provide group sailing tours across Maldivian islands and atolls as well as private charter trips – ideal for romantic excursions! Indulge in massage or manicure treatments while our on-site dive center arranges various watersport activities including glass-bottom kayaking and wakeboarding for romantic excursions. Other resort activities include an overwater infinity pool spa featuring an overwater infinity pool; library lounge; free in-villa WiFi connectivity, as well as complimentary in-villa WiFi for romantic excursions! Indulge in massage or manicure treatments before joining one of our overwater infinity pools!
The Lighthouse Restaurant stands out with its stunning panoramic views of the turquoise lagoon, making it one of the premier overwater dining venues in Australia. At the adjoining Lighthouse Lounge, sip from their extensive cellar while watching baby sharks and rays cruise by. Enjoy casual lunch service at Sails Bar or treat yourself to an unforgettable ocean-front barbecue at Cayenne Grill’s thatched gazebo!
Anantara Veli Resort in South Male Atoll provides an oasis of calm in which to unwind from daily life and refresh mind, body, and soul. Surrounded by white sand beaches and coconut palms, its luxury overwater bungalows make a picture-perfect setting for romantic escapes, family holidays or relaxing retreats alike. World-class facilities, leisure activities, spa services and unique Maldivian experiences add further enjoyment – plus it is only 30 minutes by speedboat from Male International Airport making Anantara Veli an ideal option if arriving on holiday in style!
Anantara Veli is an adults-only resort offering overwater villas, beachfront pavilions and a lagoon-facing suite which has recently undergone renovation for the 2022 season. Guests will experience enhanced accommodations such as new top room category as well as refreshed restaurant and spa designs from New York-based designer Yuji Yamazaki who has created accommodations combining natural materials with contemporary approaches to no-wall tropical living in their new accommodations.
Origami offers world cuisines from around the globe with stunning ocean and lagoon views, from grilled specialties at 73 Degrees to theatrical Teppanyaki and hand-crafted sushi at Origami. Additionally, Balance Wellness Spa by Anantara goes beyond traditional spa treatments with their holistic approach to wellbeing that includes Moroccan hammams, sound healing treatments and IV therapies as well as Ayurveda/Holistic therapies/massages plus personalized consultation with resident naturopaths, fitness trainers and yoga instructors that can assist with improving diet, sleep patterns and lifestyle habits.
Water sports enthusiasts will delight in exploring the beautiful lagoon and coral reefs, while guests can immerse themselves in underwater world via PADI 5-star dive centre and Maldives’ first freediving centre. Additionally, the resort supports habitat preservation by offering guests the option to adopt corals to aid their recovery process.
At Sundari Ayurvedic Resort & Spa, the picturesque scenery inspires an abundance of enriching and revitalizing experiences, such as yoga, meditation, tai chi, dance classes and art therapy. Additionally, guests can indulge in Ayurveda treatments at their onsite Ayurvedic spa with its own secluded area; Sundari Ayurvedic Health & Wellbeing Center is just minutes away for even further wellbeing services.
LUX* South Ari Atoll
Maldives is the ideal place for honeymooners. With its crystal blue waters, white sand beaches, and plenty of activities that provide plenty of romantic fun, Maldives is a paradise of romance. Enjoy all of the luxury amenities found at 5 star hotels while still experiencing its serene island feel – take advantage of its spa services to treat yourself to an indulgent massage, while their staff will help create your ideal day from breakfast through dinner!
LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort can be found on Dhidhoofinolhu Island in Maldives’ South Ari Atoll – an ecologically rich marine protected zone full of manta rays, sea turtles, dolphins and whale sharks – just a 30-minute seaplane ride away from Male International Airport with flights throughout the day.
LUX* South Ari Atoll features both beach and over-water villas, each featuring its own private deck with loungers and small plunge pool. Each villa also includes a minibar, an espresso machine, tea bags, an interactive television system and minibar; guests may order from an in-villa menu and have it delivered right to their room; plus all-inclusive packages which cover meals as well as drinks!
At this resort, there are eight dining venues, such as East Market – an elegant take on a local night market; Umami for sushi and teppanyaki; for sake and Japanese whiskey lovers there’s also Beach Rogue which serves coastal-inspired dining;
LUX* South Ari Atoll boasts not only restaurants, but also a fitness centre and two infinity pools. In addition to this, there’s a spa offering an array of treatments, as well as a wellness concierge service. Furthermore, its clear waters make diving heaven for divers; yet there’s plenty to see above ground with coral reefs and manta rays too.
Are you in search of the ultimate romantic retreat? Look no further than LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort. Offering everything from junior suites to four-bedroom retreats, their rooms provide luxurious accommodation complete with flat-screen TVs, premium bedding and linen, private ensuite bathrooms complete with bathrobes as well as balcony or patio seating areas – and for larger suites even their own plunge pools!