St. Regis Vommuli Maldives Resort
If you’re like us, the ideal romantic getaway includes a picture of you and your loved one strolling hand in hand along a white sandy beach. And, of course, nothing says love like a couples massage. To know the person you care deeply for is receiving the same stress-reducing, muscle-relaxing experience makes it that much more special. Come evening time, catching an amazing sunset with drinks in hand is followed by a scrumptious candlelit tête-à-tête dinner with the soothing sounds of waves being the only sound around.
With its white sand beaches, sparkling, turquoise sea, abundant flora and fauna and dreamy weather, the Maldives is a top choice for enjoying this ultra-amorous and relaxing kind of escape. Its close proximity to the GCC makes the archipelago of coral islands even more appealing. So here are three of the best resorts in one of the most beautiful places on Earth to bring that dream romantic trip to life.
Rightfully named “Dream Island,” Huvafen Fushi, situated in the North Male atoll, is a premier place to unwind, recharge and regroup on a seductive escape with your loved one. The ‘adults only’ resort with 44 private villas is a cloistered oasis where you can enjoy your days barefoot on the crystal powder sands, indulge in the most delicious tropical treats beach side and explore the best nature has to offer.
What’s more, the dreamy getaway boasts the world’s first and only underwater spa, set upon the renowned pristine Maldivian waters. Each treatment room gives you a top-notch view of the ocean submerged a few feet underwater. Just imagine the beautiful sights, sounds, and motion of the ocean deepen your experience as the resort’s experienced therapists put your body, soul and mind into a full state of relaxation.
Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu
What can be more romantic than waking up in a tropical-style villa located by the crystal-clear waters of a private island paradise? The staff at the Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu Hotel, which is situated in Thulhaadhoo near the Baa Atoll, wants to make that romantic escapade even more special by starting the day with breakfast by the soft sandy beach under a palm tree.
What’s more, the romantic package entails a visit to the Coco Spa, where the therapists have come up with some specials for couples celebrating the most romantic holiday of the year. From coconut scrubs to milk baths, each ritual is designed as a holistic experience for two.
With drinks and homemade chocolate truffles to nibble on, there’s not a single drawback we can think of.
A special dinner, a private affair in your villa, is also part of the plan. The hotel, a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, is sanctioning you to take date night to the next level with your very own chef. Then, to top it all off, you can retreat to your room and enjoy reading the beautiful, romantic Maldivian story about Dhon Hiyala and Ali Fulhu, two lovers who were destined to be together and crossed oceans to find each other.
St. Regis Vommuli Maldives Resort
Located in the secluded Dhaalu Atoll, the St. Regis Vommuli Maldives Resort is one of newest offerings in the Maldives. The private island resort is a real haven surrounded by thriving sea life and lush greenery. The hotel has become renowned for its unusual contemporary decor, which draws inspiration from its natural setting. For example, the lagoon villas are shaped like mantra rays and there’s a spiral shell shaped library. It also offers six dining venues, including Asian and Italian restaurants and a signature overwater whale shark shaped bar that rolls out stunning sunset views.
The staff has come up with various special ways to enjoy a romantic retreat at the newfound heaven on earth, including a private dining experience at a beachfront cabana, with a personal butler taking care of you. Then there’s the opportunity to indulge in a spa treat in a private suite brimming with roses. Following a homemade coffee scrub, the therapists will guide you on a relaxation journey with a Couples Harmony Massage. The seamless experience ends with enjoying some drinks and chocolate while soaking in a rose petal bath overlooking the Indian Ocean.
The hotel’s lobster-inspired Idrium Spa, which has already won awards, includes overwater rooms with healing Ayurvedic treatments and a Blue Hole pool that contains heated seawater.