Exclusive Private Island experiences in the Maldives

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Updated December, 2023

The Maldives is the best destination to go if You are looking for a romantic escape! Spectacular surroundings, secluded luxury accommodation, gourmet food, five-star spas and just about everything you could possibly dream of for a holiday with your loved one. In the Maldives most romantic resorts you can take the love to the next level with the collection of experiences designed especially with honeymooners in mind. You will be delighted with the mind-blowing marine life, silky sandy beaches lined with coconut palms, stunning sunsets, romantic candlelight dinner with a canopy of stars appears in the sky to softly illuminate the oceanand and easy adventures.

Trying new excursion together, or taking the time to share a favourite activity creates, new memories and helps strengthen the bond between you. With a blend of fancy amenities and unmatched privacy, the Maldives is home to a some of the most honeymoon resorts around. Here are a few of our favorites.

1 Loabi Island at Innahura Maldives Resort

Underwater Dining

Best Experience:   Diving, Couples, ALL INCLUSIVE, Beaches

Only for lovers of infinite magic and romantic fairy tale scenarios! The Loabi Island private dining escape is bound to leave an ever-lasting memory. An exquisite 5-course dinner prepared exclusively by Innahura's chef will be served to you on this beautiful small island sandbank. Surrounded by water and in complete privacy, let the resort's team immerse your senses with pure delight.

A paradise for divers and beach lovers, Innahura Maldives Resort, the latest addition to the portfolio of Crown & Champa Resorts. A getaway for the unpretentious and fun loving, whether young or naturally young at heart, Innahura island introduces a more affordable Maldives all inclusive resort to the market. READ MORE

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2 The Shack sandbank at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives

Alila Kothaifaru Maldives aerial: Rising star of the Maldives

Best Experience for:   couples and families, house reef snorkeling, Value, Diving, wellness

If you are looking for a new, top 5 star Maldives resort - look no further! With a stunning house reef, Alila Kothaifaru Maldives resort is located in scenic Raa Atoll and offers a refreshing blend serenity and discovery in an awe-inspiring destination embraced by nature’s wonders. The beautiful island is home to 80 all-pool-villas, on the beach and overwater designed seamlessly to immerse guests in the natural surroundings. Alila is a special place, extremely well managed, with superior service and staff, and the best food in the Maldives. Activities and experiences for every type of escape: snorkelling, watersports, fine dining, spa - all beyond amazing. And access to some of the best diving you can find ...really close by. READ FULL REVIEW

Nestled south, a five-minute boat ride from the island resort, The Shack is a private sandbank surrounded by the extraordinary natural beauty of the Maldives. With the launch of the unique experience Alila opens another understated, sophisticated place to dine, unwind and celebrate special moments. On this pearl of soft powdery white sand amid the turquoise lagoon, the vibrancy of an open kitchen and bar and the feel of the ocean breeze create a remarkable sense of openness and connection to the ocean for a relaxed dining experience. For another level of incredible, you can take in the panorama of the ocean from the indulgence of a daybed or swing hammock, elevate your relaxation with a session of pampering at The Sandbank Spa by Spa Alila, and go snorkelling or diving to explore the beauty of the underwater world that beckons just steps from the sand.

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3 Lonubo Island at Outrigger Maldives Maafushivaru Resort

lti Maafushivaru Maldives

Best Experience:   Honeymoon, Swimming with Whale Sharks, Diving

Maafushivaru's secret delight and one of the most romantis attractions is a neighboring Lonubo Island. Every day there are three free dhoni boat transfers to and from this tiny, wild and idyllic getaway. There are not so many amenities aside from a few wooden loungers and cabins with a toilet and a shower, but there are many chances to feel yoursels in Robinson Crusoe style on a desert island amidst dazzling white sand and turquoise waters. Those guests who are not afraid of prices, can rent the island overnight or for private candlelit dinners or events, such as vow renewals or weddings, followed by a morning massage and champagne for breakfast. The island has only two small villas, so the number of beds is limited (and expensive).

A very special place, Maafushivaru is a unique island getaway that epitomizes all that one dreams of when thinking of the Maldives. Located in South Ari Atoll, the boutique resort is one of the best all inclusive destinations in the Maldives. This is not a fully all-inclusive resort, and a truly all-inclusive package is fairly standard, but a vote gives you an idea of ​​how good this hotel has become in recent years. All thatch-roofed 81 villas inspired by local architecture are either set amidst verdant gardens or poised over the turquoise lagoon and have an exquisite design, an espresso coffee maker, a mini bar, a private terrace, an outdoor shower, an iPod docking station, and comfortable double beds; some rooms have semi-private pools. Read Full Review

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4 Dining by Design on Gulhifushi Island at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

Best Experience:   for Couples (only), Privacy and Tranquillity, Fine Dining, Activities

Cast away on your own island. A private dinner awaits. Board a luxury pontoon and alight at an island to call your own. Enjoy tropical cocktails as sun sets. Candlelight flickers, and dinner is served – an oceanfront barbecue set on your sandbank table, Maldivian specialities of the freshest seafood brought to your white-canopy faree tent, each dish paired with the perfect wine. Indulge in an island fantasy, and perhaps the most romantic evening of your life.

For an unforgettable beach experience, like anywhere else, go to Anantara Veli Maldives - quite simply because the resort ticks all the boxes and brings the best of both worlds together. The hotel 'for adults only' is ideal for couples who prefer not to force children to interrupt their hard earned vacation. Not one, but two magnificent islands to relax with the healing properties of massage, facial and Ayurveda. A total of seven restaurants share your meals between them. Possibility to make the most of the water surroundings with surfing, deep-sea fishing and sailing. And, of course, there are ideal pristine sands, clear turquoise waters and iconic water bungalows, that makes the Maldives so desirable destination - all encompassed by five-star hospitality and luxury. And the last reason to book is an exellent location. Anantara Veli is 30 minutes by speedboat from Male airport. Read Full Review

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5 Piano Deck at Baros Maldives

Piano Deck at Baros Maldives

Baros is a perfect getaway located in the North Malé Atoll only a 25-minute by speedboat from Malé Airport. With a variety of villas to choose from, these very stylish settings make this the ideal island retreat for couples young and old. 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 landscape is really worthy of fainting. The team is serene modern rooms (including water villas), fine dining, a fantastic spa, a large swimming pool and water entertainment from a luxury yacht to diving and yoga.

Baros Piano Deck is a unique dining expeerience on a stand-alone deck isolated in the middle of the beautiful, turquoise lagoon – a symphony of fine cuisine served in exclusivity in the exotic setting of the lagoon. This deck, whose profile resembles a grand piano with wooden steps like a piano keyboard, is just minutes by boat from the resort’s shore with access only through prior reservation. With a muslin canopy billowing in the breeze and providing shelter from the sun, the Piano Deck is extremely popular with guests who want a different experience in sophisticated style. There is no permanent structure on the deck, making it possible to create the perfect backdrop for any occasion whether during the day or on a moonlit night. While the Piano Deck is more frequently chartered for a couple to share a romantic meal, whether breakfast, lunch or dinner in privacy, it has also been used as a venue for small cocktail parties, for yoga enthusiasts and for renewal of wedding vows for both newly married and couples commemorating a wedding anniversary. It’s ideal for a melody of Baros cuisine discreetly served on the deck in the lagoon under the stars. READ FULL REVIEW

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6 Dream Island Experience at Hurawalhi Island Resort

Dream Island Experience at Hurawalhi Island Resort

Best Experience: There are no kids on the island; a magnificent large overwater villas with stunning views of the lagoon; Superb house reef snorkeling, a fantastic '5.8 Undersea' restaurant

Dream Island is the ultimate romantic escape and if you’ve ever had the romantic notion of you and your loved one being castaways on a desert island, Hurawalhi Maldives can make your dream come true with an idyllic escape. Situated just a short boat ride away from the luxury of Hurawalhi, Dream Island is a private sandbank surrounded by the sparkling Indian Ocean and it can be all yours to enjoy exactly as you wish including: swimming in the clear water, snorkelling amongst fish, strolling hand in hand around the beautiful shoreline and relaxing in the sun! You won’t need to catch a fish or hope for a coconut to wash up on the beach either – Hurawalhi’s culinary team will prepare a selection of delicious light eats for you to enjoy during your time on the sandbank.

Hurawalhi Island Resort in the Maldives - this is unparalleled, extraordinary and absolutely original. Ecologically innovative, adults only resort, the world's largest underwater restaurant, tropical champagne pavilion and stylish villas, Hurawalhi is a perfect match of serenity and excitement, comfort and adventure. The private island is 40-minute scenic seaplane fom Male Airport, and offers 90 Ocean nd Beach villas, for couples who are seeking luxury and innovation. Read Full Review

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7 Gaathafushi Private Island Escape at W Maldives


Best Experience: for Honeymoon, Beach, Design, Fashion and Music, House Reef Snorkelling

Reserve Gaathafushi and have this tropical playground completely to yourself. The island is yours for the day, or for an overnight ‘Robinson Crusoe’ experience. Indulge in exquisite serenity while exploring the surrounding silent lagoon or hang out on the signature W Bed under a thatched roof. Unwind like never before while your own private chef sets up a special candle light BBQ as the sun dips over the horizon. Live the Robinson Crusoe experience in luxury and wake up as the sun rises, with an innovative champagne breakfast cuisine awaiting you.

In luxurious hotels mysteriously named "W", the Starwood group emphasizes a confident, young brand - oriented to design, fashion and music. Conscious service and attention to the smallest details determine the overall experience of W Maldives. The 5-star resort boasts 77 escapes and suites located both ashore and overwater, six bars and restaurants including even a dining option on the resort’s private desert island, Gaathafushi, or Fish, the resort’s specialty seafood restaurant set over the water and under the stars. Fifteen Below is the only underground club in the Maldives, with its own resident DJ and a sushi bar Sushi Beat. Guests can also spoil themselves with a selection of over 125 treatments at the award-winning overwater Away Spa. Read Full Review

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8 Safari Boat Cruise at Safari Island


Best Experience:   Couples, Beaches, House Reef Snorkeling, Diving, Activities, Value

Luxury Boat makes this island special and unique. The Island has its own luxury Safari Boats for the use of in-house guest for Free of Charge.( Stay 7 nights and have 01 Day free boat cursing, Stay 14 Nights and have 02 Days free boat cursing). The recommendet highlight, Luxury Safari Boat trip includes lunch on a deserted sandbank and dolphin watching. If you stay 14 nights it‘s 2 days so you‘ll also stay overnight in the boat.

With its own luxury Safari Boats, Safari Island is located in the heart of North Ari Atoll, Maldives. Combines warm hospitality with a lovely ambiance, the resort's main highlights are white sand beaches and clear turquoise waters with incredible house reef snorkeling. Located only 20 minutes by seaplane from Malé airport, Safari Island is the perfect getaway for a relaxing and exciting break away. Read Full Review

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