30 June 2020
Considered one of the world’s most romantic destinations, The Maldives has all the essentials for a love-infused getaway. Blazing sunsets, colourful coral reefs, white sand beaches and some of the bluest water in the world combine to create a paradise perfect for a romantic break. Whether you’re planning a honeymoon, hoping to enjoy a special anniversary trip or are still in the daydreaming stage, then The Maldives should be on your agenda.
Known for having some of the best luxury resorts in the world, here are some hotels to put on your wish list when planning a trip to this incredible corner of the world:
One&Only Reethi Rah (Opening from August 2020)
Ranked among the best hotels in the world, this award-wining playground for lovers excels at everything it does. Six restaurants serve up fine fare from around the world including Middle Eastern menus, Italian eats, Japanese cuisine and of course, some of the freshest seafood on the planet. Villas complete with private lagoons ensure seclusion is at the forefront of your stay. Giving guests space and time to relax and indulge is the focus of the resort, although water sports and other experiences give active guests an outlet to explore the stunning beaches, reefs, islands and lagoons.
Lily Beach Resort & Spa (Opening from 15th July 2020)
Choose the platinum plan at Lily Beach Resort and Spa, Huvahendhoo and you’ll enjoy use of complimentary snorkelling equipment and free unlimited non-motorised water sports throughout your stay. You’ll also be able to choose two excursions, from coral garden snorkelling to paddling across the lagoon in a glass-bottomed canoe – it’s entirely up to you how you discover the underwater world.
Six Senses Laamu (Opening from 15 July 2020)
Six Senses Laamu is hidden away on an exclusive Atoll giving a real desert island experience. Time seems to stand still, and you’ll find everything you need right in one place as you unwind in your sustainable overwater or on-land villa. In this resort, you’ll find an undisputed respect for the surroundings and wildlife and can even take part in the weekly reef clean, a grounding experience that gives a true sense of giving back to this island that defines natural beauty.
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru (Opening 15 July 2020)
Five-star hotels don’t come better than his. Featuring 103 spacious villas located within a remote jungle paradise, this resort merges luxury with nature to create a space like no other. Excursions to visit manta rays, turtles and whale sharks are offered by the resort, making it a top choice for active adventurers and nature lovers. Sailing, surfing, diving and kayaking are all on offer also, with wellness consultations with an Ayurvedic professional giving guests a chance to recalibrate their health while enjoying a break in paradise. Bungalows and villas put nature front and centre with beach dining experiences, outdoor showers and over water nets enabling guests to be in touch with nature throughout their stay. Organic bath products, hypoallergenic pillows and complimentary access to spring water, fresh fruit and herbal tea makes this a healthy option when it comes to romantic resort holidays in The Maldives.