Top 5 Honeymoon Spots in the Maldives
With its favourable climate, beautiful tropical scenery and wonderful attractions, the Republic of the Maldives stands out as one of the best honeymoon destinations not only in Asia but also in the world. Numerous world-class honeymoon spots are strategically located in different parts of the country and are just waiting to offer you memorable experiences. If you and your sweetheart are planning a honeymoon to the Maldives after a budget-busting wedding, you should consider going to any of the following honeymoon spots:
1. Cocoa Island Resort
Rated as the best luxury resort in the Maldives, Cocoa Island Resort is perfectly located on secluded white sandy beaches and is surrounded by crystal clear waters. Its villas are built above the water, leaving the white sands in a pristine state.
Most of the restaurant’s guest rooms are uniquely inspired by Dhoni boats, special types of vessels used by the local fishermen. While at the resort, you can go fishing, snorkelling or simply laze on the deck, sharing sweet memories of your relationship and watching the changing colours of the lagoon with the love of your life.
2. Gili Lankanfushi Maldives
Formerly known as Soneva Gili by Six Senses, Gili Lankanfushi Maldives describes itself as one of the finest resorts in the Maldives. It features 45 over-water villas that range in size, from ridiculously small to extraordinarily large. The villas have been built with the utmost uniqueness and attention to detail, with each having its own private sun decks and a water garden.
The restaurant’s deep-water coral pool which is located next to the living room is accessible by means of a water slide on the top sun deck. Although you can enjoy your favourite meals and drinks on the shore, the staff will be more than happy to set up a romantic candlelit dinner for the two of you in your suite.
3. Mirihi Island Resort
If you want to have a water-villa honeymoon on a modest budget, then look no further than the Mirihi Island Resort. The resort offers quality service and excellent value to all its visitors through the courteous and patient waiters. The restaurant also features a PADI dive center where you can experience scuba diving or snorkelling. There are no TVs or music systems around, making it an ideal spot for honeymooners who value quietness.
4. Lily Beach Resort & Spa
Found in the Huvahandhoo Island, the Lily Beach Resort & Spa offers peace, tranquillity and natural surroundings combined with state-of-the-art facilities, making it a perfect place for a romantic gateway or a restful vacation. It features an outdoor pool, BBQ facilities, a tennis court, spa facilities and free high-speed Internet.
5. Taj Exotica Resort & Spa
Located on one of the largest lagoons in South Malé Atoll, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa definitely meets the expectations of the most discriminating. All the villas have palm-thatched roofs and classic Maldivian style interiors. They offer private plunge pools, sun decks, outdoor showers and spacious verandas with private spa rooms and day beds.