Condé Nast Traveller’s magazine lists the five best resorts that will ensure that you have an enjoyable and memorable stay at one of the world’s most beautiful archipelagos situated in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives.
SHANGRI-LA’S VILLINGILI SPA and RESORT
Rooms to book: SHANGRI-LA’S VILLINGILI’s villas built like tree houses are situated at least 3 meters above ground level. These rooms come with raised infinity pools and amazing views of the surrounding landscape and ocean.
You can opt for the yacht ride and dine on the Equator. For diving enthusiasts, visiting the British Loyalty shipwreck will be an interesting underwater site to visit.
There are two bedrooms in Ocean Pavilion, a private infinity pool made of fiber-optic and personalized butler service.
It has a great ambiance for a private romantic dinner by the infinity pool with clear skies above the head. Underwater spas and exquisite wine cellars add to the attraction of this place.
FOUR SEASONS RESORT AT LANDAA GIRAAVARU
Royal Beach Villa is a two-bedroom resort that has a lap pool that is 30 meters in length, guest pavilion, garden courtyard and access to a private beach.
Snorkeling with manta rays and white sharks from June to October at the Hanifaru Bay is the major attraction offered by this resort.
ANANTARA KIHAVAH VILLAS
Built out of groove-lined timber, these villas have hardwood floors and high ceilings. Strategically erected over water, and accesorized with walk-in-wardrobes, private pools, sun decks and wine chillers, Over-Water Pool Villas promise to give you a very memorable holiday experience indeed.
This resort guarantees its visitors total relaxation.
SIX SENSES(SIX SENSES LAAMU, SONEVA FUSHI AND SONEVA GILI)
A 11,937sq feet villa, the Retreat is a sea-water swimming-pool and spa suit.
Private Reserve suit in Soneva Gili, on the other hand, has two master rooms, private motor-boat service and spa.
Water Villas in Six Senses Laamu have outdoor bathrooms and ocean-view glass-tubs.
Spa services at Six Senses have won awards. There are special spas like Jet Lag Recovery Massage at Soneva Gili, and Kurumbaa Kaashi Coconut Rub at Soneva Fushi.
Maldives is a wonderful place to visit for honeymoons, or even for family vacations. Situated in the heart of the Indian Ocean, you can be assured to return to the madness of your city after a calm and relaxing holiday in the Maldives.