There can only be one honeymoon….the first heady days after the wedding when you sail off into the sunset to spend glorious time alone. Where better to experience the joys of a new life together than being surrounded by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean at one of the top water villas in the Maldives.
Water Villas at Constance Halaveli
While the Maldives is always going to be a great destination for honeymooners, some resorts have a greater allure as a playground for newlyweds. Situated in the Maldives North Ari Atoll, the Constance Halaveli is one of those. From the stunning Water Villa to the luxurious presidential suite, the Halaveli is an architecturally pleasing island retreat that will lead you to believe you have arrived in paradise. The Water Villa is at the end of what could be the Maldives longest pier at 850m, it will afford you the distance from civilization you desire. One guest described it as “incomparable luxury.” Private beaches, five star cuisine, couples massages and star-lit dinners are sure to create lasting memories.
Ocean Revives at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi
We start at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi resort where there are a number of amazing honeymoon options but their Ocean Revive Sunset Villa is most spectacular. No expense has been spared to bring you a honeymoon to remember. Romantic, expansive, exclusive, private luxury guaranteed to indulge the senses and leave you feeling pampered and overwhelmingly special. This island hideaway is the epitome of what romantics dream of. The Ocean Revive is 270 m2 of privacy – set in the middle of the ocean, accessible only be speedboat and 800m away from the main island. Surrounded by water, you have your own private plunge pool with 24 hour butler service and a host of other amenities that will ensure your every need is met. What a way to start married life!
W Retreat – Ocean Oasis Lagoon View
The set of rooms at W Retreat with the ocean oasis lagoon view have impacted people across the world, prompting comments such as “best honeymoon ever” and “you are treated like royalty the moment you arrive at the airport.” Attention to detail and personalised service is a great starting point to what is a unique Maldivian experience. The Ocean Oasis sits luxuriously above the crystal clear lagoon, where your view of the magnificent Indian Ocean marine life is second to none. You’ll want to shower often at this location – it has a glass floor, making you feel you truly are at one with nature. The bathroom is not the only room with a glass floor. The living room has one too. Flip a switch to illuminate the underwater marine world which comes alive after dark. A unique experience ideal for your honeymoon.
Gili Lankanfushi – Crusoe Residence
We end our journey through 5 of the best Maldivian honeymoon options by venturing to the Crusoe Residence. Uniquely situated at the end of the jetty, you are assured of complete privacy. Magnificent sunrises as well as sunsets will be the order of the day. You have front seat views of both. Shower in the open, bath looking out over the lagoon, swim in your private lagoon pool, all the while being served by your Mr. Friday, who will attend to your every need. Sleep under the stars if you so wish. This location will tick all your boxes for reviving after the wedding and spending time in one of the world’s most unique holiday destinations.
The Over Water Pool Villa at Anantara Kihavah is sure to provide you with the honeymoon opulence you deserve. Most recently described by a guest as “a stunningly beautiful island, with a very well designed and luxurious set of facilities” by honeymooning here, you are sure to start your married life in style. The Over Water Pool Villa is more than 250m2 complete with king-size beds dressed in the finest linen. Your own private swimming pool, outdoor shower and dining deck are part of the pleasure of this spectacular option. Expect impressive service with staff being attentive and considerate, keen on meeting your every need. Described as a world class destination, it’s fit for a bride.