Barefoot chic, villas on dazzling white sand or on stilts that float above the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean; choose from one of the 24 beach villas, 56 water villas or 30 senior water villas at Constance Moofushi.
“We’ve just returned from our 2-week honeymoon in Constance Moofushi and words cannot describe how amazing it truly was. It completely surpassed our expectations and as many of the other reviews mention, the staff are the *true* jewels on this jewel island.” said Jo P from England.
5. Gili Lankanfushi Maldives
Gili Lankanfushi is an easy 20 minutes by speedboat from Malé international airport – where guests enjoy a luxurious barefoot existence and 360° views of the Indian Ocean with its white waves breaking gently over the house reef. Enjoy naturally chic accommodation and a 24/7 Mr. Friday butler service. The resort’s 45 huge over water villas with outdoor showers, including the secluded Private Reserve, offer unrivalled privacy and space. Highlights include diverse fine dining (many ingredients grown in the organic garden), a chocolate cave, a jungle cinema, ample water sport options, a coral restoration programme and the holistic Meera Spa. Gili Lankanfushi offers an authentic, luxurious experience that embraces its natural surroundings.
“Absolute paradise, with ultimate comfort and privacy. The villa attendant is like a ninja. Comes in and out without being seen, yet keeps everything in order.” said a guest amazed with the resort.
6. Mirihi Island Resort
In the warm waters of the azure Indian Ocean lies a tropical dream island – Mirihi Island Resort. Combining modern and traditional elements, with its unique Maldivian character. Mirihi is located in the South Ari Atoll, reachable from Malé on a 30-minute picturesque seaplane flight. Due to its size and limited number of Villas, Mirihi is considered as being one of the smallest islands in the Maldives.
“The clear blue water that stretched into the horizon, the white soft sand and the warm, friendly staff made us fall in love with the place.” commented a reviewer on TripAdvisor.
7. Six Senses Laamu
Six Senses Laamu is the only resort in the Laamu Atoll, just an inter-island plane trip from Malé International Airport and a short boat ride brings you to a place where dolphins swim. The luxury Maldives resort is a combination of on-land and over-water villas constructed of sustainable materials and set around the palm-fringed paradise.
“SixSensesLaamu is a magic place. No Shoes, No Time, different time Zone, No noise. Amazing Landscape. Live a Water Villa experience and Ocean Villa you will be in paradise. Perfect for an honeymoon. The personel is sweet and well trained to give you un unforgettable experience.” said Gian Marco on TripAdvisor.
8. Veligandu Island Resort
Veligandu Island Resort, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon, an excellent house reef and long stretches of white, sandy beach, is located in North Ari Atoll. The 22 acre island offers 81 rooms including 54 Jacuzzi Water Villas, 10 Water Villas, 12 Jacuzzi Beach Villas and 5 Beach Villas.
Absolutely amazing holiday. The location is perfect – you cannot see any other islands, minimal sea walls so you get a fantastic sea view and snorkelling is great! Veligandu is a perfect small island with a beautiful setting. Just like the pictures! The food was lovely”. said TripAdvisor reviewer.
9. Constance Halaveli
Luxurious hideaway, intimate and magical setting; choose from one of the 57 Water Villas, 10 Beach Villas, 10 Family Beach Villas, 8 Double Storey Beach Villas or the lavish Presidential Beach Villa at Constance Halaveli Maldives.
“It’s paradise. Incredible god service. An amazing spa. Clear blue sea whit a lot og colorful fish. The villas were very privat. An oasis of relaxation. We had the most romantic wedding at the beach.” commented a honeymooner.
10. Anantara Veli Maldives Resort
Anantara Veli is perfectly suited to couples or groups of friends looking for a relaxing island hideaway where turquoise waters beckon from your choice of intimate accommodation bungalows, some with direct lagoon access. Unwind on a sun deck overlooking the palm fringed island and pristine coral reefs in the South Malé Atoll, just 35 minutes from Malé International Airport.
The perfect romantic getaway is provided for couples, whether on a honeymoon or another special occasion with a host of dining options of various world cuisines, premier five star Maldives resort facilities such as an infinity edge pool and fitness centre, as well as a multitude of water sports, from diving to surfing, deep sea fishing and sailing. At our stunning Maldives resort, you can unwind any way you choose.
“I was lucky enough to spend 8 days on Veli island with my wife. The moment you enter the “Anantara Way”, which starts at the arrival area of the airport, you are treated like a long lost friend. The Island is amazing and the staff incredible” said a comment on TripAdvisor.