The Maldives is endlessly beautiful and is the perfect backdrop for a romantic honeymoon
The Maldives is endlessly beautiful and is the perfect backdrop for a romantic honeymoon. The beaches in the Maldives are award winning, with white coral sands and twinkling lagoons and coral reefs, and the Maldivian sunsets are said to be the best in the world. With so many islands and different resorts to choose from, it is easy to tailor your honeymoon so that it is absolutely perfect in every way.
Choosing Where to Stay
The Maldives is a nation which is made up of over one thousand islands and sixteen atolls, around one hundred of these islands are resorts, this means that there is lots of choice when it comes to picking your accommodation. Some resorts are very big, and offer couples a place which is bustling with lots of people and activities so if you are very social than one of the bigger resorts, such as the LUX* resort is for you.
However, you may feel that on your honeymoon you want a bit more privacy and seclusion, and a resort that focuses on relaxation. When you are shopping around for a resort keep in mind that they offer honeymoon packages, which means cheaper rates, bigger and better rooms and romantic perks such as seaside candlelit dinners and baskets of exotic fruits when you arrive. All the resorts offer something special, such as five star beaches, infinity pools, serene spas, and golf or perhaps you would like to go diving together and explore the incredible marine life.
The most important thing about all these resorts is that they will be working hard to take care of you, and to make sure that your honeymoon is perfect in every way.
Together as man and wife, you will be able to explore the various restaurant around the Maldives, and take in the incredible cuisine that the nation produces. The local cuisine takes a lot of its influences from its neighbouring countries, such as Asia, India and Sri Lanka. Enjoy tasty coconut milk curries made with spices which will awake your taste buds, and wake up to exotic fruit every morning. There is also lots of fresh seafood for you and your partner to enjoy together and you will always find fresh fish somewhere on the menu. Eating out in the Maldives is also a very romantic affair, enjoy this delicious food in a romantic candlelit restaurant or al fresco under the stars listening to some live nightly entertainment such as traditional music.
Things to do and see
Of course the Maldives in synonymous with relaxing on the beach and unwinding in the spas, however don’t be put off if you want adventure whilst on your honeymoon because there is plenty of that as well. There are lots of great excursions that you can take, and can be easily organised through your resort.
The Maldives is great for diving as there is so much marine life and coral reef to explore, there are several world class diving centres which offer beginners classes, you could begin a hobby on your honeymoon which you carry on together for the rest of your life. Surfing competitions are held yearly and are wonderful to sit on the beach and watch. Of course water sports are very popular, and you will be able to go wakeboarding, kayaking, swimming, snorkelling and many more. Romantic excursions like whale and dolphin watching, night fishing and the desert island experiences are absolutely perfect for couples on their honeymoon.
The Maldives is a great place for a honeymoon, if offers a great amount of choice to tailor your honeymoon in a way that perfectly suits you and your partner and the beautiful backdrop is fantastically romantic. For more information about honeymoons to the Maldives please visit the Orbital Travel website.
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