The Maldives is the most romantic country to celebrate a honeymoon.

With so many luxury resorts located on different islands, it can be difficult to choose the perfect romantic getaway.

Particularly when you see the variety of picturesque rooms on the water.

We’ve checked hundreds of luxury resorts and found the properties with the most highly-rated reviews.

We’ll show you the best rooms with hot tubs and private pools in the most romantic setting.

So before you plan your honeymoon, here are the best luxury Maldives resorts.

1. Hurawalhi Island Resort

Hurawalhi Island is a 5-star resort on the private island of Lhaviyani Atoll in the Maldives.

Honeymooners love this adults-only resort for its elegant villas overlooking the Indian Ocean.

For the best room, we recommend the Ocean Pool Villa.

Perched over the water, the villa comes with a furnished outdoor terrace and a private pool.

Inside is an extra-large double bed, a seating area, and an ensuite bath with a large open rain shower.

The resort also offers an all-inclusive room package designed for honeymooners.

One of their most impressive features is 5.8 – the world’s largest underwater all-glass dining venue.

Couples will love the romantic setting and the unique cuisines.

  • Guest Reviews: We absolutely loved our Overwater villa. The reef was stunning. We went snorkeling every day.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Ocean pool villa
  • Prices: from US$1.3k
  • Location: Hurawalhi Island Resort Lhaviyani Atoll, 20187 Kuredu

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2. Six Senses Laamu

Six Senses Laamuu is a 5-star property on Olhuveli Island, the only resort in the Laamu Atoll.

Surrounded by white-sand beaches and turquoise waters, it’s perfect for honeymooners.

For the best room, book the Laamu water villa with a pool.

These are located at the end of the jetties so you’ll have complete privacy.

With direct access to the sea, couples can swim or snorkel around the surrounding lagoon.

Top this off with a relaxing massage on the beach or in the resort’s tropical garden.

For romantic dining on the beach or over the water, guests can choose from a variety of options.

There’s Mediterranean at Leaf, Japanese at Zen, and signature cocktails at Chill Bar.

  • Guest Reviews: Our villa was extremely comfortable. Everything was perfect, the beaches, the spa, and especially the food.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Laamu water villa with pool
  • Prices: from US$1.9k
  • Location: Olhuveli Island, 20077 Laamu

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3. Kandolhu Maldives

Kandolhu Maldives is a 5-star resort on Kandolhu Island, part of the North Ari Atoll.

An ideal honeymoon destination, it’s home to one of the most colorful house reefs in the Maldives.

For couples, the best room is the Ocean Pool Villa.

Facing the sunset, the villa has a spacious interior with a private pool on the outdoor deck.

The Ultimate Inclusion package is the best way for honeymoon couples to wine and dine on Kandolhu.

For a set price, they can enjoy exclusive cuisine from the resort’s restaurants and bars.

At the resort’s spa, there are three treatment rooms with a private shower, sauna, and steam.

There are complimentary water sports, including paddleboarding, kayaking, windsurfing, and sailing.

  • Guest Reviews: We loved our ocean pool villa. We went snorkeling every morning, and the food at the restaurants was excellent.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Ocean pool villa
  • Prices: from US$853
  • Location: Universal Resorts, 39 Orchid Magu, 09110 Himandhoo

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4. Constance Moofushi Maldives

Constance Moofushi Maldives is a luxurious over-water resort in Maldives South Ari Atoll.

Set on a secluded island, it’s another top location for honeymooners.

For the most romantic experience, choose the Senior water villa.

You’ll have an all-inclusive package, which includes your stay, food, and drinks.

Couples can relax on the private terrace or bathe under the stars in the villa’s outdoor bathtub.

At Manta restaurant the theme changes daily, so guests can enjoy different buffets during their stay.

For relaxation, Constance Spa offers a wide range of body treatments, including a couples massage.

During the day, you can enjoy watersports like kayaking, sailing, and paddleboarding.

  • Guest Reviews: Our water villa was excellent. We could swim and snorkel right off the deck.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Senior water villa
  • Prices: from US$979
  • Location: South Ari Atoll, 00200 Himandhoo

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5. COMO Cocoa Island

COMO Cocoa Island is a private island resort on Kaafu Island in South Male Atoll.

If you’re looking for privacy, we recommend the One-bedroom overwater villa.

The living area features floor-to-ceiling windows with incredible views of the Indian Ocean.

Outside, is a private sundeck with a private pool and direct access to the lagoon.

For dining, you’ll love UFFA restaurant, specializing in Indian, Mediterranean, and fresh seafood dishes.

At COMO Shambhala Spa, they offer treatment rooms, especially for couples.

Enjoy a massage or relax in one of the only hydrotherapy pools in the Maldives.

  • Guest Reviews: It was the perfect resort for our honeymoon. We loved our private villa and watching the sunsets from the restaurant.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: One-bedroom overwater villa
  • Prices: from US$2.2k
  • Location: South Male Atoll, 08480 Maafushi

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6. Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa is a 5-star island resort with a beautiful private beach.

It’s the only resort on Veligandu Island, so it’s ideal for a secluded honeymoon.

For the best room, book a Jacuzzi water villa.

Each suite features a king-size bed, a spacious seating area, and an outdoor jacuzzi.

Honeymooners will love the all-inclusive package with all-you-can-eat buffets and all-you-can-drink beverages.

For fun, the resort offers a variety of water sports, including sailing, kayaking, and jet skiing.

After a day on the water, why not relax with a massage or body treatment from Duniye Spa.

  • Guest Reviews: We spent our honeymoon in the jacuzzi water villa. The snorkeling was amazing, and the food was delicious.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Sunset jacuzzi water villa
  • Prices: from US$647
  • Location: Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, 20077 Rasdu

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7. Milaidhoo Island Maldives

Milaidhoo is a boutique over-water resort close to Hanifaru Bay.

Surrounded by a coral reef, it’s the perfect spot for couples who enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving.

For the best over-water room, we recommend the luxurious Water villas.

Set on stilts over the water, the villa opens to a sundeck and a freshwater infinity pool.

If you just want to chill, there are still ocean views from the bathtub or look down into the water from the shower.

With the resort’s Gourmet Plan, couples can enjoy all-day drinks and dining for one set price.

A must-try is the couple’s spa retreat, with a body scrub, bath, and a 60-minute massage.

  • Guest Reviews: Our water villa had a private pool and a big bathtub overlooking the sea. Everything was 5-star quality.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Water villa with private pool
  • Prices: from US$2.1k
  • Location: Milaidhoo Island Maldives, Baa Atoll, Maldives, 20215 Baa Atoll

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8. Baros Maldives

Baros Maldives is a small island resort surrounded by coral and white sand beach.

For honeymooners, we recommend the Water villa with a private pool.

There’s a huge outdoor veranda with a daybed and sun lounges beside the glistening private pool.

Inside is a comfortable king bed and a large bathtub where you can also enjoy the ocean views.

For dining, there are several dining options tailor-made for honeymooners.

Try dhoni dinner cruises for two, romantic dinners on the Piano Deck, or sunsets at Lighthouse Bar.

And if you need a private pampering session, the spa offers in-room spa treatments.

If you’re adventurous, jump in the lagoon and swim with the turtles, or sail a catamaran around the island.

  • Guest Reviews: Our water villa with the pool was fantastic. We loved the great restaurants and the live music in the evening.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Water villa with private pool
  • Prices: from US$761
  • Location: PO Box 2015, North Male Atoll, 08120 North Male Atoll

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9. Mirihi Island Resort

Mirihi Island Resort is one of Maldive’s smaller islands surrounded by beautiful coral reefs.

Set right on the edge of coral reefs, there are 30 Water villas with direct access to the perfect snorkel spots.

Couples will love the outdoor sundeck, the perfect spot to enjoy a sunset.

Inside are polished wood floors, a king bed, and an ensuite bath overlooking the Indian Ocean.

For a romantic dinner, Mirihi offers private dining on the beach or the resort’s Mirihi Thari yacht.

Or, you can book the yacht for fishing trips and sightseeing during the day.

When you’re back at the resort, relax in Duniye spa with a soothing massage or body treatment.

  • Guest Reviews: Our water villa had an amazing view. We had the best reef for snorkeling and our white sand beach was lovely.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Water villa
  • Prices: from US$1.3k
  • Location: Mirihi, 00190 Mandhoo

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10. Constance Halaveli

Constance Halaveli is a private island resort in the Maldives North Ari Atoll.

Book the Honeymoon Package and receive a gift and a bottle of sparkling wine on arrival.

The best rooms for couples are the Water villas with private pools.

Go for an all-inclusive package and you’ll be surprised with extra gifts plus wine on arrival.

For a candlelit dinner for two, Jing restaurant offers spectacular views and Asian fusion dishes.

If you want extra pampering, Constance Spa offers a relaxing overwater setting.

Couples can indulge in a variety of spa treatments, including a romantic couples massage.

  • Guest Reviews: Our water villa was incredible. The all-inclusive package was great and the food was so good.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Water villa with private pool
  • Prices: from US$897
  • Location: Halaveli, 09130 Hangnaameedhoo

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11. OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo

Situated on the tranquil island of Maadhoo, you’ll find 48 luxurious overwater villas.

Many have private pools as well as direct access to crystal-clear waters.

Their most attractive restaurant is the underwater M6m (Minus 6 Meters) where you can watch the marine life as you dine.

Or tantalize your taste buds at their other fine restaurants including Chinese, Indian, and Sri Lankan cuisine.

For more pampering, check out ELENA by Atmosphere.

It’s a contemporary overwater spa complex with private rooms overlooking the lagoon.

If you want more than just diving, you can even try an exclusive submarine experience with SUB-ZEN.

  • Guest Reviews: We stayed in an amazing overwater villa. The snorkeling and the beaches were wonderful. All the food was delicious.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Villas with private pool
  • Prices: from US$1.8k
  • Location: South Male Atoll, 08250 South Male Atoll

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12. One&Only Reethi Rah

One & Only Reethi Rah is an island resort on a private beach in Maldives North Mare Atoll.

Out of the 24 villas, the best is the Grand water villa.

Whether you’re relaxing in the king bedroom, bathtub, lounge, or dining area, you’ll have ocean views.

The private deck comes with a 20-meter infinity pool, plenty of seating, and access to the lagoon.

On the island, eight different restaurants feature a choice of cuisines, including Japanese, French, and Italian.

Couples can also enjoy a private dinner for two in the villa or on the beach.

Special honeymoon adventures include private dives, fishing trips, and chartered cruises.

  • Guest Reviews: Our overwater villa with the pool was incredible. Everything was excellent, the food, the spa, and the water activities.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Grand water villa with pool
  • Prices: from US$3.5k
  • Location: Reethi Rah, North Male Atoll, 08440 Reethi Rah

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13. Velassaru Maldives

Velassaru Maldives is an over-water resort in the Maldives’ South Male Atoll.

For the best honeymoon suite, we recommend the resort’s Water Suite – it’s huge!

On the outdoor terrace, there’s an infinity pool, lounge, recliners, and direct access to the ocean.

The suite also features a private bar, a home theater system, and a luxurious bath.

If there’s anything you need, your personal butler is standing by.

For dining, the resort’s five restaurants serve everything from fresh seafood to Japanese teppanyaki.

Velassaru Spa offers ten over-water treatment pavilions on the lagoon.

Couples can relax with a soothing massage or a soak in the hydro pool.

  • Guest Reviews: Our water bungalow was amazing. Had our own private pool and we could snorkel right from the deck.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Water suite
  • Prices: from US$417
  • Location: South Male Atoll, 08350 South Male Atoll

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14. Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa is a 5-star over-water resort on Emboodhu Finolhu Island.

Set on one of the Maldives’ largest lagoons amidst coral reefs, it’s a honeymoon dream.

For the best over-water room, book the 1-Bedroom Ocean suite.

Couples can relax on the sundeck or take a dip in the private swimming pool.

If you’ve had enough of the water views, you can watch TV from your private bathtub.

Celebrate the honeymoon with a dinner for two at the Deep End gourmet restaurant.

Afterward, head to the Equator bar for cocktails, cigars, or some of the local shisha.

For a relaxing afternoon, pamper yourself with a massage or body treatment at Jiva Spa.

  • Guest Reviews: Our ocean suite was perfect, especially the pool and our personal butler. And all our water sports were complimentary.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: 1 bedroom ocean suite
  • Prices: from US$1.3k
  • Location: PO Box 2117 South Male Atoll, 08480 South Male Atoll

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15. Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

Anantara Kihavah Villas is an island resort in Baa Atoll.

Surrounded by a blue lagoon and coral reefs, it’s ideal for snorkeling, kayaking, or sailing.

If you want the most romantic space, book the Sunset overwater pool villa.

Besides the infinity pool, you’ll have al fresco dining and hammocks to relax.

There’s also a unique two-person glass-bottom tub so you can see what’s in the water.

For date night, enjoy European dishes at SEA, the resort’s underwater restaurant and wine cellar.

With endless ocean views, the over-water spa offers world-class body treatments.

Couples can choose from refreshing facials, massages, and vitamin infusions.

  • Guest Reviews: We loved watching the sunsets from our villa. The food was delicious and the service was excellent.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Sunset overwater pool villa
  • Prices: from US$2.9k
  • Location: Kihavah Huravalhi Island, 99999 Baa Atoll

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16. Lily Beach Resort and Spa

Lily Beach Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive 5-star resort on a private island in South Ari Atoll.

Perfect for Honeymooners, the price includes premium food, beverages, activities, and three excursions.

Make your stay extra special by staying in the Sunset water suite.

The sundeck features sun lounges, a dining area, and a private infinity pool.

If that’s not enough, you can jump straight into the lagoon.

Couples will love the king bed overlooking the ocean and the jacuzzi bathtub.

If you’re looking to relax, Tamara Spa’s over-water pavilions offer a range of services.

The best choice is the exclusive villa with a jacuzzi, sauna, steam room as well as indoor/outdoor showers.

  • Guest Reviews: Perfect honeymoon in an overwater villa. Snorkeled right off the deck, plus the spa and food were amazing.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Sunset water suite with private pool
  • Prices: from US$1.3k
  • Location: Huvahendhoo, South Ari Atoll, Maldives, 20077 Dhangethi

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17. Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit Thani Maldives is a 5-star Thai-style island resort in Baa Atoll.

Surrounded by a lagoon and beautiful coral reefs, it’s another stunning honeymoon spot.

There are plenty of Water villas with pools.

But if you want more space, go for the Ocean villas.

Besides that, they’re both quite similar, featuring a large terrace with pool, daybeds, and direct access to the lagoon.

On the island, couples can enjoy a variety of dining options, including Thai, international buffets, and fresh seafood.

Set in the trees, Devarana Spa features six treetop treatment pods.

Couples can relax with a spa treatment or massage while enjoying views from the treetops.

  • Guest Reviews: Stayed in the ocean villa with a pool. Loved the views and dinner on the beach.
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Ocean villa with private pool
  • Prices: from US$678
  • Location: Mudhdhoo Island, 02188 Dharavandhoo

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18. JA Manafaru Maldives

JA Manafaru Maldives is a 5-star resort on a private island in the North Maldives.

For water villas, you can choose a location for sunset or sunrise viewing.

Enjoy the infinity pool on your private deck, then jump into your hot tub for another relaxing dip.

Inside, there’s a unique glass floor panel in the lounge to see the marine life below.

During the day, enjoy non-motorized watersports like canoeing and windsurfing.

For a casual snack, try afternoon tea at the White orchid lounge or grilled seafood at Ocean Grill.

Or, book a private romantic dinner in the resort’s underground wine cave, The Cellar.

To top off your honeymoon, pamper yourself with a 90-minute treatment at Calm Spa.

  • Guest Reviews: Our villa with the overwater infinity pool was unbelievable. Best birthday holiday ever!
  • Star Rating: 5 star
  • Best Rooms: Water villas with infinity pool
  • Prices: from US$647
  • Location: Haa Alif Atoll, 20012 Dhidhdhoo

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What’s the best Maldives honeymoon resort with a hot tub in room?

The best Maldives honeymoon resort with a hot tub in room is Veligandu Island Resort & Spa.

They have a number of Water villas with private Jacuzzi.

Some Jacuzzis are facing the sunset if you want that extra special moment with your partner.

What’s the best honeymoon resort package in Maldives?

The Maldives honeymoon resort with the best honeymoon package is Constance Moofushi Maldives.
With their all-inclusive offers, you don’t have to worry about food and drinks.

Upon arrival, you’ll even receive fruits and a bottle of sparkling wine.
There are additional discounts for selected spa treatments.

What’s the best spa resort for honeymoons in the Maldives?

The Maldives honeymoon resort with the best spa is Kandolhu Maldives.

It’s called Varu Spa and they offer three treatment rooms exclusively for couples.

Enjoy a wide range of massage and body treatment options.

Then take advantage of their facilities including a sauna, steam room, cold pools, and private showers.

What’s the best Maldives honeymoon resort with private swimming pools?

The best resort with private swimming pools in their rooms is One&Only Reethi Rah.

From all the Maldives resorts, you won’t find many better than their Grand Water Villa.

It has a huge 20 meter infinity pool on the terrace.

Alternatively, check out the Water suite at Velassaru Maldives.

The private infinity pool here is just as big.

Which Maldives honeymoon resort has underwater restaurants?

With 5.8 Undersea Restaurant at Hurawalhi Island Resort, you’re guaranteed a memorable honeymoon.

You’ll be seated in a fullproof glass tunnel while dining so you can see all the fish swim by.

Try their 5-course lunch, 7-course dinner, even vegetarian options.

OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo is another resort with a unique underwater restaurant.


Maldives Honeymoon ResortsPrices from (USD)
Hurawalhi Island Resort$1.3k
Six Senses Laamu$1.9k
Kandolhu Maldives$853
Constance Moofushi Maldives$979
COMO Cocoa Island$2.2k
Veligandu Island Resort & Spa$647
Milaidhoo Island Maldives$2.1k
Baros Maldives$761
Mirihi Island Resort$1.3k
Constance Halaveli$897
OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo$1.8k
One&Only Reethi Rah$3.5k
Velassaru Maldives$417
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa$1.3k
Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas$2.9k
Lily Beach Resort and Spa$1.3k
Dusit Thani Maldives$678
JA Manafaru Maldives$647
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