While you might be tired of Instagram pics of celebrities chilling in the Maldives, you can’t deny the fact that it truly is one of the best island destinations to vacay in. With direct beach access, pristine blue waters, private over-water villas, magical sunsets and culinary feasts, Maldives makes a strong case for dreamy getaways, especially for couples. Whether you want to make a grand gesture of love, put a ring on their finger or simply spend some time with each other in a tropical paradise, look no further. From a sundowner date overlooking the many shades of the blue sea to toasting to new beginnings under the canopy of a starry sky, these 5 hotels and resorts in Maldives have planned the best experiences for you and your partner to get in the romantic mood.
1. Hilton Maldives Amingiri
Make your dream dates come true at the Hilton Maldives! Wake up to the serene view of a teal-turquoise lagoon in your overwater villa, and indulge in the many flavourful culinary offerings–start your day with a Valentine’s special floating breakfast in the private pool of your luxurious room or savour a feast on the beach with the sound of the gentle waves. Book a therapeutic couples spa treatment at Sky Deck and feel invigorated by the infinite panoramic views of the blue waters. Get creative together and learn the art of mixology in a cocktail class at Aura Pool and Cocktail Lab. Watch the sunset and spot some colourful marine life while glass kayaking and soak in the stunning views in the middle of the ocean, along with your loved one. With all these romantic experiences, the island property ensures an unforgettable escapade for you and your plus one, and will make you come back for more.
2. W Maldives
If you’re a couple whose love language is food, bookmark W Maldives for your romantic getaway. After a beautiful tray of floating breakfast, your personal chef will ensure you savour a fabulous 5-course meal with traditional Maldivian flavours and premium champagne–whether it’s on a love cruise against the sunset backdrop; an intimate dinner while watching a romantic movie at the resort’s private Gathafushi island; on the beautiful beach under a star-lit sky; or at the over-water restaurants SIP and FISH. With a backdrop of bubbles, beach and exotic holiday bliss, W Maldives serves as the perfect lover’s paradise.
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3. The Residence Maldives
The resort plans an entire week of romantic activities for you and your beau. Indulge your senses with the sight and sound of the Indian ocean as you check into the deluxe, dreamy water pool villa tucked away in one of the most private locations of the resort. Go on a beach date where you can savour cocktails and gourmet canapés, followed by an intimate candlelit date for two under a canopy of stars. Let the adventurer in you loose and enjoy the water sports activities that includes everything from jet ski rides to snorkelling, or discover the beauty of underwater biodiversity through deep sea diving. End your experiential on a relaxing note and rejuvenate together at the Clarins Spa. What’s not to love?
4. Ozen Life Maadhoo
Thinking of pampering your spouse? Treat them to an enticing champagne bubble bath, which the OZEN LIFE MADHOO team will specially arrange for you. The experience includes relaxing fragrances, rose petals, candles, sweet nibbles, and champagne for an unforgettable date night. You can also surprise your partner by setting off on a charming sunset cruise. With the turquoise waters in sight, you and your partner will have almost nothing to distract you from one another while you savour delicious hors d’oeuvres and beverages. And once you’re done treating your palate, head into a bit of an adventure–try fishing the local way, using a single hook and line.
5. Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives
Go on an adventure, devour culinary delights or relax in splendid luxury as you get serenaded by the white sandy beaches and swaying palm trees alongside your loved one at the Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives. The luxurious resort promises an unforgettable romantic escape with its premium all-inclusive KANIFUSHI PLAN™. Get your hands on a combination of sumptuous buffets with delectable international cuisine, fine dining experiences, and theme night dining options at their 8 distinguished dining outlets–Teppanyaki Grill, Ceylon Bliss, Pier Six, The Spice, The Liquid, The Sunset, Just Veg and the restro-bar. The plan also includes an unlimited order of drinks from a selection of premium spirits and refreshing cocktails. What’s more? The exquisite dining experience is clubbed with an array of activities, excursions, and adventures ranging from sunset fishing to snorkelling and non-motorised water sports, assuring a fun-filled tropical beach holiday experience.
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