10 Best Honeymoon Overwater Suites in Maldives 2024

Best Maldives Luxury Water Villa Resorts

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Updated December, 2023

The Maldives with its luxurious island resorts, crystall clear waters and countless opportunities for romantic moments is a popular destination for couples and honeymooners. One of the most anticipated and indulgent holidays you’ll ever, a honeymoon in the Maldives is all about unabashed romance and relaxation. Once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as champagne sandbank picnics, diving with whale sharks and staying in over-water villas with their own chef tend have long lured happy couples to the Indian ocean.

And the Maldives has the honeymoon resorts to match, so naturally expectations are high. Who can resist the allure of an overwater villa or suite? Everything about it spells romantic, off-the-grid seclusion, from the thatched roofs and wraparound terraces to outdoor showers and spellbinding views of the azure waters. Finding the perfect honeymoon spot is not just about the view, but also about the service at the hotel and the facilities such as fine dining options, divine spa and activities. Pick the perfect suite that will please both of you, and honeymoon bliss is virtually guaranteed.

An epic water villas nestled over some of the most beautiful stretches of lagoons make up this list for the Maldives best resorts for over water honeymoon suites. These hotels offer accommodations that allow you to fully enjoy an island getaway experience, with bungalow style rooms perched above pristine water where a dip in the warm ocean is literally outside your door. From the short speedboat transfer from Malé airport to a scenic seaplane jorney, these resorts provide a unique experience of remote accommodations to make you feel at one with nature while still offering luxurious and comfortable accommodations and top notch amenities and services that you expect from the best luxury resorts in the Maldives.

1 OBLU SELECT at Sangeli- All Inclusive


Best Experience:  Couples, Family, Beaches, House Reef Snorkeling, Dining, All Inclusive

With the unique All Inclusive Serenity Plan, OBLU Select by Atmosphere at Sangeli Island is the newest ALL INCLUSIVE resort in the Maldives. Opened on July 1 2018, the hotel offers a wide selection of modern individual beach and water villas and suites to choose from, some with private pools. Just 50 minutes by speedboat from Velana International Airport (Male), this idyllic tropical paradise is within easy reach. Perfectly suitable for couples and families, OBLU Select at Sangeli promises to be a beautiful island chic and it's a delightful addition to Maldives' resort segment. The 137 individual villas in six categories - on the beach and over water. OBLU has many modern amenities, self-contained beach and water villas, and suites, a selection of restaurants and services, amongst some of the best diving and snorkeling spots in the entire Kaafu atoll.

For a blissful romantic getaway, Honeymoon SELECT Ocean Villas with Pool are hard to beat. Exclusive and private these escapes (6 units) are built adjacent to a second private island called One Banyan and showcase the best for an ideal romance for newlyweds, as they embark upon their new journey in life together. Luxurious interiors and chic design style, with a luxurious round bed overlooking the lagoon, sensual round bath tub, mirrored walls and ceilings, sky light, a spacious sun-deck with sunbeds and cozy seating and an incredible 13m² private pool! The sutes are for 2 adults (couples only) and minimum stay of 3 nights.  Read Full Review

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2 LUX* South Ari Atoll


Best Experience:  for Couples, Family, Value, Beach, Diving, Dining, All Inclusive

LUX Resorts & Hotels has introduced new developments for LUX * South Ari Atoll after its reopening in late 2016. From the full reconstruction of the resort, LUX South Ari Atoll, the largest of LUX Resorts & Hotels' fastest growing portfolio, has now completely changed its face to a stunning chic beach house. Located on one of the fabulous islands in the Maldives, the 5-star resort offers to the avid epicureans a chance to enjoy both a peaceful haven and water adventures, including snorkeling with whale sharks and world-class diving.

Designed for couples with unparalleled sunrise views over the Indian Ocean, the resort's Temptation Pool Water Villas feature 220 square meters of pure romance. A dedicated living space is framed by floor to ceiling windows infusing the villa with natural light. Outside, a spacious wooden deck terrace boasts a dining area and a cabana overlooking nothing less than a 14 meter infinity pool. Inside, sheer curtains adjacent to the marble-white Jacuzzi glass room freshen up the bedroom’s modern look surrounding a round shape master bed. Read Full Review

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3 OZEN Reserve Bolifushi - A Luxury All-Inclusive Resort

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Best Experience:   All Inclusive, Couples and Families, Beach, Diving, house reef snorkeling

OZEN Reserve Bolifushi - A Luxury All-Inclusive Resort is a beautiful island ideal for couples and families looking for hassle-free holiday experience in the Maldives. Expansive white beaches and turquoise waters are just 20 minutes by speedboat from Male airport, with a 24-hour butler service, private pools in each villa and spacious rooms, OZEN Reserve is truly a luxe escape. Surrounded by a gorgeous natural reef and turquoise waters, the private island resort exudes elegance, style, and timeless sophistication. From fabulous overwater villas with slides to exotic fine dining and ice skating by the beach, every experience is meticulously crafted to indulge you with an unforgettable getaway. Read Full Review

Honeymooners can enhance their romantic escape and stay at one of the seven humongous ocean suites with slide (Private Ocean RESERVE with Slide), an indulgent hideaway with a loft-style bedroom upstairs, overwater hammocks, private infinity pool, water slide and full outdoor daybed. The luxurious villas are freestanding in the lagoon ensuring maximum privacy while only a two-minute ride on board the complimentary boat service from the main island.

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4 Baros Maldives


Best Experience:    Honeymoon, Beach, Spa, House Reef Snorkeling & Diving

Baros is a perfect getaway located in the North Kaafu Atoll only a 25-minute by speedboat from Malé Airport. Located on a beautiful private island with a crystal clear coral lagoon, Baros is a 5 * star boutique hotel in the Maldives that will surpass all of your highest fantasies of the "dream island". Surrounded by clean, warm waters and snow-white sands, with groves of coconut palms and fragrant flowers, this cozy resort is really worthy of fainting. The team is serene modern rooms (including water pool villas), fine dining, a fantastic spa, a large swimming pool and water entertainment from a luxury yacht to diving and yoga.

Facing the sunset Baros' Water Pool Villas blend the turquoise of your plunge pool blends with the blues of the lagoon. Behind the daybed on your sun-soaked veranda, a stairway descends to crystal-clear waters, the house reef ready and waiting for exploration. Life at Baros is glorious, outside and in. You will find every comfort in your private cocoon over the water – rich teak floors, comfortable furniture and luxurious bedding, a library of books and indoor games, and every modern convenience. Your tropical overwater haven gives you the perfect balance of privacy and access.  Read Full Review

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5 Cocoon Maldives


Best Experience:   Couples, Family, Beaches, Service, Diving, Spa

Cocoon Maldives is perfectly сombining luxury, style and hospitality on an unspoilt island in the Lhaviyani Atoll. The 5-star resort blends the stunning Maldivian beauty with the best of Italian design aesthetics by LAGO, and offers guests a truly luxurious vacation in paradise that's a short 30-minute scenic journey by seaplane from Malé airport. The resort is based on the principle of ‘affordable luxury’ and welcomes honeymooners, divers and leisure travellers looking to enjoy the spectacular beauty of the Maldives. Boasting azure waters, pristine white sands and lush vegetation, the resort has 151 villas (both on the beach and over-water), 3 restaurants and 2 bars. The Cocoon offers a wide range of activities, including Cube spa, dive shop and water sports centre. Add to this the superb all-inclusive package and round-the-clock butler service and guests will find everything they could wish for and much more at the heavenly sanctuary of the resort.

Cocoon's Lagoon Suites with Pool boast stylish sundecks, and private pool for the ultimate in tropical indulgence. Lagoon Suite with Pool offers unique accommodation settings with stylish Italian design. With a beds that float in the air and rustic wildwood tables these suites provide direct access to the turquoise lagoon, and guests enjoy stunning views over the ocean, complete with outrageous evening sunsets. From every point in the room guests are treated to views that maintain a constant visual relationship with the ocean. Read Full Review

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6 Vakkaru Maldives


Best Experience:  Honeymoon, Family, Water Villas, Snorkeling with Mantas, Beaches

Vakkaru Maldives is a brand new luxury resort located within the crystal clear waters of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Baa Atoll. Vakkaru is a lovely island combined with a real Maldivian atmosphere and offers many high-end options in a comfy ambiance. Surrounded by lush, vegetation, beautiful beach and stunning lagoon, the 5-star resort offers an extensive selection of luxury accommodation, with 125 beach and overwater villas and suites catering for couples and families alike, all come with butler service. With a great choice of indulgent dining options, an array of energetic or relaxing activities in and around this Maldives resort, it’s an ideal place for both couples (romantic and idyllic with an adult-only area ) and as well families (kids club, family villas beach & overwater and nanny service). The island, with its pearl shores and ambundant marine life is just a 25-minute seaplane ride from Malé Airport.

Ideal for honeymooners, Overwater Pool Retreat (307m2) comes with the 50m2 private pool, separate living room, pool, bedroom, living room and bathroom all facing the azure waters of the lagoon and the sunset. With the largest private pool you have ever seen in the Maldives, these suites are spacious, carefully appointed with focus on small details, perfect ocean's view from every corner. Set at the far end of the jetty, Overwater Pool Suites are located close to their southern blue whole, were you will have some nice snorkelling. Read Full Review

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7 One & Only Reethi Rah-Grand Water Villa with Private Pool


Best Experience:   Honeymoon, Water Villas, family, beaches, spa, activities

Set on one of the largest artificial islands in North Male Atoll, the all-villa ultra-luxury One&Only Reethi Rah resort offers an unparalleled array of luxurious options to create an unforgettable holiday. Sleek and spectacular, with unprecedented privacy, One&Only Reethi Rah inspires extraordinary journeys for the soul. From extensive outdoor adventure options, including snorkelling and diving in the exotic underwater world, to the mesmerising One&Only Spa, guests are spoilt for choice.

One&Only Reethi Rah has 130 private villas discreetly placed along the shore – with 98 Beach Villas secluded by lush tropical greenery, and 32 Water Villas set above the clear, protected waters of the lagoon. Each lavish villa is detached, expansive and equally luxurious. All villas include: dedicated villa host, fresh fruit daily, bottled water, tea and coffee facilities, One&Only beach tote. Perched on stilts right over the blue lagoon and connected to the island by over-water walkways, Water Villas with Pools feature incredibly spacious and thoughtfully designed, each features a 40m² covered veranda, a split-level 31m² /337ft² deck and a private outdoor pool (38m²) over the lagoon. Netted, suspended-like hammocks from its edges are perfect for sunbathing and simply relaxing  Read Full Review

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8 Sun Aqua Vilu Reef


Best Experience:  Couples, family, House Reef Snorkeling, water villas

Sun Aqua Vilu Reef is superbly endowed with nature. A nice house reef near one side for snorkeling; The sandy lagoon on the other hand is ideal for water sports. No matter where you look from - your own pool, turquoise lagoon, white beach or ocean - every day you wake up with beautiful views and in a great mood. This resort built over a coral reef is a 45-minute seaplane ride from Malé International Airport. Its comprehensive facilities will appeal to couples (although there’s no adults-only section) and families alike. The luxury resourt offers a relaxing beachside experience with its spacious villas, an outdoor pool and an on-site diving centre.

The 5 Aqua Suite with Private Pool (formerly Honeymoon Water Villas) are the ultimate setting for a romantic holiday in the Maldives. Perfect for couples in search of romance, these suites feature a private sun deck, private stair access to lagoon, a king size canopy bed, and a separate living area that can double as a children's room. With floor to ceiling glass in your living room, you can enjoy the best view of the Indian Ocean and the lagoon. Go for a swim together in the sunshine in your own private infinity pool and relax in your chaise longues.  Read Full Review

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9 Velassaru Maldives


Best Experience:  Water Villas, Dining, Honeymoon, Spa

Offers luxurious beachfront and over-water accommodation with uninterrupted ocean views, Velassaru Maldives was reborn as a lovely 5-star resort for couples and families. It was beautifully redesigned and now stands next to all but a very few best resorts in the Maldives. What is immediately noticeable is the level of staff training. Quite suddenly, Velassaru began to stand out for its excellent service, in a place that seems quite quiet and well organized. It is also awarded one of the most impressive infinity pools that you have ever seen in the Maldives. 129 rooms are equipped with exceptional amenities and of course there is a large public beach with a house reef, overwater spa, diving school, water sports center, and five restaurants and two bars - everything in 25 minutes by speedboat from Made Airport.

New 28 Water Villas of the higher category + 1 Water Suite (270 sq.m.) - the top category and have a more sophisticated appearance. They are equipped with wooden sundecks with stairs into the lagoon, have massive private infinity pools, butler services, separate bars, large verandas and gazebos by the pool and large bathrooms (indoor and outdoor showers in villas with pools), as well as dining areas with a gazebo (in Water Suites). Velassaru's the WATER SUITE is an impressive 270sqm sanctuary reaching out over crystalline waters. With personal butler service, home theatre system with Bluetooth audio, personal wine chiller & private bar, the Water Suite provides the ultimate Maldivian over-water experience.. Read Full Review

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10 Milaidhoo Island Maldives


Best Experience:   honeymoon, beach, diving, swimming with mantas

Intimate and stylish, at Milaidhoo it’s about enjoying the natural environment in understated luxury. Tucked in the heart of a UNESCO biosphere reserve, surrounded by powdery white sands and nestled beside a colourful coral reef, Milaidhoo Maldives is a luxurious natural wonder. Envisage upscale delights with a ‘Reinvented Luxury’ twist, where guests will experience an indulgent escape in the Maldives’s most unique getaway. Committed to offering a unique and authentic Maldivian experience, this new child in the best Baa Atoll hotels collection that making waves with its refreshing contemporary twist on classic Maldivian style. Created for couples and romance only, Milaidhoo welcomes children above the age of 9 years only. What's more, it is only 30 minutes by seaplane from Male or a 15 minute domestic flight followed by a short speedboat ride. Read Full Review

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11 The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort


Best Experience:   honeymoon, family, wellness, spa, swimming with mantas

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort is a newest luxury property located in Baa atoll, the only UNESCO biosphere reserve in the Maldives. The resort, Westin Hotels & Resorts’ first hotel in the Maldives opened its shores to guests in October 2018. With a combination of 70 superb overwater and island villas, the resort takes inspiration from the “shape of the water”, the marine life of the atoll and the elements of water, sun, and wind.

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort features 70 villas and suites. Most have pools and all have ocean views, enormous ‘Heavenly’ beds, outdoor rain showers, original artworks and quality amenities. Each villa is shaped with an eco-friendly double roofing to create the perfect natural ventilation. Poised over the sea on stilts and with an area of almost 200 square meters each, the overwater suites are among the largest accommodation that resorts has to offer in the Baa Atoll region. The Westin dazzles with its luxe, marine-inspired design, culinary mastery and facilities that include an over-water spa, and a superb fitness centre that will even lend you training shoes and clothes. From the atoll’s most desirable locale, guests are in close proximity to landmarks such as the Hanifaru Bay, which is known as the largest cluster of manta rays globally. Read Full Review

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12 Faarufushi Maldives


Best Experience:   honeymoon, beaches, water villas, diving

Faarufushi Maldives is the brand new resort by leading local resort operator Universal Resorts. Located in a pristine part of Raa Atoll, Faarufushi Maldives is a scenic 50 minute seaplane ride away from Velana International Airport. In an archipelago of 1,200 islands and more than 100 registered resorts, Faarufushi stands out for its distinct, minimalist architecture, authentic cultural experiences, genuinely indulgent flourishes and meticulously refined service that defies pretence. Everything that you would expect from a luxury Maldivian holiday is here; and more.

The resort opened it's door on March 2019 with 10 Beach Bungalows, 37 Beach Retreats with Pool and 39 sleek Ocean Retreat with Pool stilted over the azure lagoon of Faarufushi. Facing the sunset the three Ocean Suite with Pool & the Island Residence with Pool offers guests the ultimate sanctuary with an expansive infinity pool overlooking at its very own stretch of the Indian Ocean. Read Full Review

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13 Kandima Maldives


Best Experience:   Couples, Families, Activities, Beach, Nightlife, Value

Kandima is a "new look" of the Maldives combining wild parties in the beach club, extensive dining options and even a chance to see the dolphin from the bathroom. It's about genuine hospitality with a human face and clever solutions that use the latest innovations, not to mention the playful spirit of a private island. Kandima was a late-comer to the Maldivian tourist market and is markedly different to the classic honeymooner resorts. It's aimed at sports-loving, party-going groups as well as couples and active families, and has a range of accommodation options, from affordable studios to luxury pool villas.

Installed at the tip of the Aqua Villa jetty, the Honeymoon Aqua Pool Villas have the best rooms in the house for epic sunset sessions! Featuring an expansive living space with a separate living area from the bedroom, these units come equipped with a massive infinity pool and a private overwater deck with sun loungers. Everything about this oh-so-chic villas are spell-binding! Read Full Review

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