Dreaming of a honeymoon destination that promises overwater villas, sun-soaked white sands and crystal-clear turquoise lagoons? Look no further than the beautiful Maldives.
For those wondering where is Maldives; the 1,190 tiny coral islands that make up the Maldives are located southwest of Sri Lanka in the heart of the Indian Ocean; the Maldives is easily one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world.
This dreamlike destination is honeymoon gold, with seclusion and romance at the heart of everything a Maldives honeymoon promises. Private white sand islands with not a single soulin sight give way to endless turquoise waters brimming with underwater wonderlands teeming with corals. Disconnect from the outside world and create lasting memories with your partner in one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Choose between iconic Maldives water villas and beachfront hideaways, or opt for a Maldives honeymoon that divides your stay between both; there no other honeymoon destination like the Maldives.
Check out some of our top maldives honeymoon itineraries below, we have something to suit everyone; from overwater villas through to secluded beach bungalows and twin trips to destinations like Sri Lanka!
A Maldives honeymoon can be tailored to every couple’s unique needs and desires; choose between a beautiful Maldives water villa or a beachfront hideaway, and enjoy romantic little touches like private island picnics, cinema screenings on the beach and romantic candlelit dinners under the stars. There’s no other honeymoon destination like the Maldives.
The Maldives experience beautiful hot weather all year round thanks to it's location near the equator. With this tropical location comes the chance of rain at any point throughout the year, with a higher chance from May to October, however this is likely to clear up very quickly and be replaced by the sun in no time. Rain or shine, the Maldives is always a hot and beautiful place to visit.
Sri Lanka sits just a 1-hour flight away from the Maldives, making the island’s enchanting national parks, soaring misty mountains and incredible UNESCO sites the perfect destination to twin with a Maldives honeymoon.
At the top of the list is snorkelling! The Maldives is one of the few places in the world where you can find vibrant and lively coral reefs, teeming with an amalgam of exotic fish and spectacular marine plants.
Venture out and prepare for a truly remarkable sight as you explore the reefs below. With waters as crystal clear as these, you won’t miss a single detail – you’ll see the marvellous marine life in all its effervescent multi-coloured glory. A Maldives honeymoon is incomplete until you've dived in!
If snorkelling in the Maldives doesn’t provide a close enough encounter for your liking, scuba diving is also a popular activity, with almost all resorts offering classes and excursions.
As well as the extraordinary corals, guests could see first-hand a diverse range of rare and incredible sea creatures. From smaller clown fish and other such colourful reef fish, all the way up to turtles, dolphins, reef sharks, moray eels and squids, to name but a few. In addition to the mesmerising corals, situated off the coast of Dusit Thani is an underwater cave, ready to be explored by the most daring of divers.
Visitors who prefer to keep their heads above the water have a number of exciting activities available too. Why not relax and unwind with a stunning sunset and the movie experience of a lifetime in the Maldives?
From plush lounge chairs to comfortable bean bags, guests can enjoy a range of crowd-favourite films, complete with popcorn and mouth-watering cocktails. What could be better than unwinding at the end of a long, sun-filled day and watching your favourite films under the starry night sky? This is the ultimate experience for anyone looking for the perfect romantic evening on their Maldives honeymoon.
Romance is in no short supply in the Maldives, as not only can you curl up with your loved one and watch films under the stars, you can also enjoy a meal for two complete with champagne – on your very own private island.
Escape reality and be completely alone with the one you love with this ultimate honeymoon activity. Imagine it: the waves rolling, caressing the sand, the ambient candlelight illuminating your table, the sand between your toes as you tuck into lavish meals and sip delicious champagne. We defy you to find a more romantic dinner spot.
Honeymooners everywhere crave seclusion, somewhere private where they need only focus on each other - the Maldives is full of gorgeous private islands to retreat to, this is the ultimate Robinson Crusoe experience
Walk hand-in-hand across the silky-soft, diamond white sands that are so characteristic to the Maldives islands and talk about everything and nothing with your loved one, or dive into the sparkling lagoons surrounding your exotic paradise to discover vibrant marine-life.
If you can’t get enough of the stunning Maldives scenery surrounding you, you could chase down the most breath-taking sunset the world has to offer on a dhoni, with a glass of champagne to help complete this most perfect of moments.
Built with the very coconut trees that make the islands so scenic, these traditional boats have been crafted with luxury and sumptuousness in mind. This is a must for that perfect honeymoon romance. Hop on board and venture out to sea to share an intimate sunset spectacle and bathe in the opulent pinks and oranges of the evening sky with the one you love.
Those looking to get a glimpse of one of the world's grandest and most mysterious creatures are in luck, the Maldives can grant your wish.
Not only are these archipelagos situated in stunning Indian Ocean waters, they are also one of the few places that are home to whale sharks all year round. They migrate from the western coast to the east and back again throughout the year, but you can easily track them with a handy app created by the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme. Make your Maldives honeymoon really unforgettable with this once in a lifetime experience.