A romantic getaway in the Maldives is the epitome of seduction and luxury. Imagine being surrounded by crystal-clear waters, white sandy beaches and lush tropical vegetation. Imagine waking up to the sound of the ocean, and watching the sunrise from your over-water bungalow. The Maldives is the perfect place to reconnect with your loved one, away from the stresses of everyday life.
Picture yourselves taking a romantic stroll on the beach at sunset, watching the sky turn shades of orange and pink as the sun dips below the horizon. Imagine indulging in a couples’ spa treatment, where you can relax and unwind in the hands of experienced therapists.
The Maldives is also a perfect destination for a honeymoon, with its intimate atmosphere and endless opportunities for romance. With so many activities to choose from, such as snorkeling, diving, and swimming with the whale sharks, you’ll be able to create memories that will last a lifetime.
And let’s not forget about the food, Maldives is a gastronomic paradise, where you can indulge in delicious seafood and international cuisine, all served in a romantic atmosphere. With candlelit dinners and private beach dinners, the Maldives is the perfect place to make your love story even more special.
A romantic getaway in the Maldives is the perfect combination of luxury, relaxation, and adventure, all wrapped in a seductive and sexy atmosphere. So why wait? Book your getaway today in one of these romantic Maldives resorts and let the Maldives cast its spell on you.
The Best Romantic Maldives Resorts for Couples
The Maldives is on every couples bucket list, and should be the first place you look at for a sexy honeymoon destination. With its many incredible romantic overwater bungalows offering stunning views, total privacy, unimaginable luxury, and the clearest waters you’ve ever seen teaming with colourful tropical fish it is the ultimate romance destination.
Here’s our picks of the most romantic resorts in Maldives.
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
Hiding on the Baa Atoll, in the Maldives is the romantic Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru. It’s a 30 minute ride on a seaplane from Male International Airport, and it feels like a little paradise at the end of the earth. The Baa Atoll is part of a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve so it is pristine. The water is super clear and so pretty. While the level of luxury provided is world class. This is one of the finest resorts in the world perfect for a honeymoon or special occasion. It is easily one of the best romantic resorts in Maldives.
Soneva Jani Maldives
Famous for its waterslides Soneva Jani Maldives is a stunning location for a honeymoon in Maldives. Each overwater villa has its own private pool and waterslide into the crystal clear lagoon. The Villas themselves are as luxurious as a resort can be. No expense has been spared making this one of the most sought after resorts in the world, and second on our list of romantic Maldives resorts.
JOALI is one of the premier romantic resorts in Maldives, it’s about as luxurious as it gets. It’s not cheap, but if you’re looking for 5 star this is the place. A luxury water villa with pool here is a massive 280m2. There are 4 magnificent restaurants to choose from catering to every taste. Watersports include snorkeling and wakeboarding. The entire resort is full of stunning artworks. This is an exceptional destination for a romantic getaway in the Maldives.
The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is exceptional in every way, and it’s exceptionally expensive. But, if you can afford it you really should go, as it is an ‘experience of a lifetime’. Even if you are used to incredible experiences this place is truly special. It’s even better if your romantic partner hasn’t experienced anything like it before. The height of luxury, St Regis is one of the best romantic Maldives resorts.
This sexy Maldives resort is built around a tiny island only 150 x 200 metres. But while it may not be large they know how to use it. The resort is rated 10 out of 10 by couples on Booking.com. They really focus on honeymooning couples with a 3 course candlelight dinner and a 30 minute massage complimentary for honeymooners. For the most romantic Maldives resort experience book an ocean pool villa.
Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa
Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa is located on Maldives Raa Atoll and offers the most luxurious 5 star accommodation you’ve ever seen. The privacy of the overwater bungalows makes it the perfect romantic Maldives resort for a couples getaway. The resort is all inclusive so once you get past the initial sticker price you know you won’t overspend. This is the perfect resort for a honeymoon in the Maldives.
Hurawalhi Island Resort
Hurawalhi Island Resort is famous for its underwater restaurant, but that is really just the start. What is truly special about this romantic Maldives resort is the overwater bungalows. Book the romantic ocean villa for the quintessential Maldives Honeymoon experience and discover just how romantic these wonderful atolls can be. Couples rate this resort very highly for a romantic getaway.
Six Senses Laamu
Six Senses Laamu is breathtaking. The 5 star romantic Maldives resort offers some of the most luxurious overwater bungalows in the Maldives. They even have a glass bathtub, so you can see through to the ocean below. Enjoy lazy days in your own private pool or relaxing on the daybed with a cocktail. Dine in one of the resorts 4 restaurants, or check out the new marine education center. There’s great diving and snorkeling too.
Located in the UNESCO biosphere reserve Milaidhoo Maldives is located a very special place. And the romantic resort lives up to the location, it is simply tremendous. Milaidhoo is famous for incredible snorkeling and diving, but guests will love the white sand beaches too. Accomodation here is 5 star, and it really is the very top end of 5 star, you will not be disappointed. There’s 3 great restaurants and 2 bars. The rooms all come with a private pool and a swing chair as well as the usual daybed. It is perfect for a romantic getaway in Maldives.
Kudadoo Maldives is a super exclusive resort on a tiny island with just 15 incredible overwater bungalows. Well, they are more like houses really, each one is 300 m2 and very luxurious. This is a really high end resort suitable for top g’s. Each residence has a private pool 44 m2. You get your own butler for the duration of your stay. The resort is fully inclusive and nothing is to much trouble, want to dine on the beach? They’ll set up a table. And when they say fully inclusive that includes the spa treatments and activities like diving too. So as you may imagine it isn’t cheap, but once you are there you can really make the most of your romantic Maldives getaway and experience everything on offer at this sexy Maldives resort. There is no better place for a honeymoon. They even offer separate accommodation for your security detail if required!
Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa
Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa is a luxurious all inclusive romantic Maldives resort offering packages for a range of budgets from the affordable luxury to very high end. There’s 4 restaurants to choose from offer a range of cuisine to suit every taste. And, while this is a large resort, it is carefully laid out to maximise privacy, so it is an excellent choice for any couple on a honeymoon or romantic getaway.
Gili Lankanfushi Maldives
Gili Lankanfushi Maldives is a very romantic Maldives resort perfect for a couples getaway. The overwater accommodation options vary from the large and luxurious villa suite to the palatial and opulent Private Reserve. You will not be disappointed. Couples particularly love the swim up sea hammocks which will look incredible on your instagram story.
Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas are spectacular. Each luxurious romantic villa includes a private infinity pool. Couples love the swinging daybeds too. This romantic resort offers some of the best snorkeling in the Maldives, and the world’s only overwater observatory. The stars here are incredible, so make sure you give it a go. There is also an award winning undersea restaurant. It is an excellent choice for a couples escape in the Maldives so pack your bags and enjoy an unforgettable romantic getaway.
Constance Halaveli is one of the best value overwater experiences available in the any Maldives resort. The bungalows are smaller than some of the more outrageously priced options on this list but they all come with a pool and are still very luxurious and at 100m2 they are still much larger than most 5 star hotel suites. This place isn’t cheap either, but it is affordable for a normal couple on a honeymoon or romantic getaway, and you really do get a true Maldives experience.
The water villas at Baros Maldives resort are so romantic. Imagine you and your partner relaxing together on the day bed while the sun sets. It’s a picture postcard view, and you could be in it. This wonderful 5 star resort offers every creature comfort you need for a romantic Maldives vacation. It is very luxurious and the villas feel very private. There’s a 24/7 host available for your every need and 3 fabulous restaurants to choose from.
COMO Cocoa Island
Situated on South Male Atoll is the fantastic COMO Cocoa Island. This romantic Maldives resort is perfect for a sexy couples vacation. There are very private overwater bungalows, each with a private pool and access to the lagoon. The views are amazing and the water is very clear. You will not be disappointed booking a Maldives honeymoon in this excellent 5 star resort.
Affordable Romantic Maldives Resorts
Filitheyo Island Resort
Filitheyo Island Resort is one of the nicest affordable romantic resorts in the Maldives. It is the solitary resort on Faafu Atoll so it’s nice and secluded. They have overwater bungalows which are reasonably priced as well as cheaper bungalows on the island making it a really affordable place for a vacation. For couples on a tight budget I recommend booking 4 nights in a superior villa and then one night in an overwater bungalow so you get the real Maldives experience.
Medhufushi Island Resort
Another great affordable resort for couples in the Maldives is Medhufushi Island Resort. With a mix of beach huts and water villas this has something for budget conscious travellers as well as mid range guests. Try and get at least one night over the water. Accommodations here are charming and rustic rather than luxurious but it’s not gross. In fact it’s an excellent choice for a low budget romantic getaway in Maldives.
Reethi Beach Resort
Reethi Beach Resort is a fabulous option for a budget honeymoon in the Maldives. The simple overwater bungalows offer the real Maldives experience at a really cheap price making it in reach of most couples. There’s no private plunge pool or overwater hammock but you can swim straight off the balcony and the water is beautiful and clear. If you’re looking for a cheap romantic resort in Maldives then this could be the place for you.
Mid Range Romantic Resorts in Maldives
Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa
Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is a really nice romantic Maldives resort. The overwater bungalow with pool is about half the price of a 5 star resort but is still lovely. This is a great choice for a honeymoon in Maldives if you are looking to keep things under $10,000 for a week. Depending on the season an 7 night stay in an overwater bungalow on an all inclusive package here ranges from US $8,000 to $10,000 add a little more if you want a pool.
Amaya Kuda Rah
Amaya Kuda Rah is a mid range romantic resort in the Maldives. The well priced overwater bungalows have their own pools but they are not as far out into the lagoon as you might like if you are looking for a true overwater experience. However the resort is good value and offers very nice accommodation. It is a little less private feeling tahan some of the more price options though.
Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu
Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu is excellent value with some really large overwater villas at very reasonable prices making it a great option for a romantic getaway in the Maldives. Dining packages include breakfast only or breakfast and dinner, opting for the dinner included package makes it incredible value. Any honeymooning couple wanting to experience a week in Maldives for under US $10,000 must consider Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu.
Why Choose Maldives For a Romantic Getaway?
Maldives is the most romantic destination in the world. The natural beauty of this country is unbelievable and it is full of incredible romantic resorts. Because the country is made up of a never ending series of low lying islands and atolls most romantic Maldives resorts feel totally remote and private. It’s warm all year around, the snorkeling and diving is the best in the world with the chance to see dolphins, manta rays, and even whale sharks up close. But it is most famous for its many overwater villas and bungalows. Couples can dive off their balcony into crystal clear turquoise water, swim in a private plunge pool, relax with a cocktail on a private daybed, or stare at the fish from an overwater hammock. It is a photographers dream with magestical sunsets and so many instagram worthy couples spots. There are water sports from diving, snorkelling, swimming, sailing, windsurfing, jet skiing and paddleboarding. Gourmet restaurants and candlelit beachside dining, clear skies filled with stars. A Maldives honeymoon is every girls dream, so if you’re planning a honeymoon or just a couples vacation then you have to consider a romantic getaway in Maldives.
When is the best time of year to visit the Maldives?
While the Maldives is warm all year around there is a rainy season from mid April to mid December so January February and March are the months with the best weather.
When is the cheapest time to visit Maldives?
May through until August is the wettest time of year and prices at romantic resorts in Maldives tend to be cheaper during these months. There is still plenty of sunshine during the rainy season though, and Maldives is wonderful to visit all year around.
How long to spend on vacation in Maldives?
Ideally 5-7 days will give you enough time to relax and enjoy your resort.
Is the Maldives worth the money?
Yes. The Maldives is amazing, it’s the most extraordinary and beautiful country on earth. there’s really no other place quite like it.
Can you fly direct to Maldives?
That depends where in the world you are. But you can fly direct to the capital Male from many major European countries such as UK, France, Germany, Italy, as well as major airports in the middle east, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam. If you are in North America or Australia/New Zealand you’ll probably need to take a connecting flight. One of the best ways to get to Maldives is by private jet.
Do you need a visa to visit Maldives?
No Maldives will grand a visa to visitors from any country on arrival as long as you have money to support yourself and a ticket to leave.
Can you drink alcohol in Maldives?
Yes. Even though Maldives is a Muslim majority country alcohol is available in resorts.
Can you buy condoms in Maldives?
Yes, but only if you are married. As a muslim country sex outside of marriage is frowned upon in Maldives, (but they don’t mind in the resorts.)
Is there Malaria in the Maldives?
No. It was eradicated in 1984. The Maldives has been free of Malaria ever since.
How hot is it in Maldives?
It varies very little throughout the year with temperatures usually between 30-32 C (80-90 F). Even the rainy season is warm.