Close your eyes and start dreaming of white sand and blue sea. And then you take a glass bottom boat to row in the calm and pristine water of the sea and witness the green algae and red fishes. And what a plus! You are walking down the aisle this season, which makes you double eligible to get pampered. Pick Maldives as you preferred honeymoon destination. Because the seductive islands of the Maldives are a natural masterpiece brimming with romance. The white sandy beaches and crystal clear lagoons, inadvertently makes you be at one with nature and at one with each other. The tender sea breezes and rhythmic wave movements will naturally heighten your senses and strengthen romantic attraction towards each other.
A honeymoon holiday in the picturesque Maldives is an intimate affair designed for just the two of you. Countless resorts and hotels in the Maldives offer infinite varieties of honeymoon holidays. After the emotional rollercoaster involved in planning a wedding, the Maldives is a peaceful getaway for the two of you to unwind and savour pure bliss. If your honeymoon in the Maldives coincides with a full moon night, then feel the buzz and energy of the romantic vista.
Don’t worry about expenses. Maldives is cheaper than you think. It’s just Rs 58,742 per person on twin sharing basis, as informed by the Maldives Tourism in India. Of course, this amount doesn’t include return flight tickets.
What to do in Maldives?
Most resorts arrange for Sunset Cruise where you can drink your favourite champagne and watch the sun go down. Kiss your love, keeping the day’s last light a witness.
Maldives is one of the best places in the world for dolphin watching. Varieties of playful dolphins are a common sight in Maldives. There is no better tropical setting than the Maldives to discover diverse species of dolphins. Species of dolphins that can be explored in the rich waters of Maldives include Spinner Dolphins, Bottlenose Dolphins, Spotted Dolphins, and Striped Dolphins. A visit to the popular sites where dolphins showcase their gymnastic talents will give you an unprecedented experience. Interestingly, those choosing live aboard holidays, get a chance to encounter these magnificent creatures of the sea every day.
Seaplane photo flight
One of the most popular activities in the Maldives is a seaplane photo flight. Visitors love to embark on this journey to capture stunning images of the flawless islands from above.
Glass Bottom Boat Trips
An effortless way to view the underwater world in the placid lagoon of a resort is through the transparent deck of a piloted glass bottom boat. Passengers sit on seats running the length of the boat (made of fibreglass), peering into a well in the centre of the boat that has a glass bottom and reveals everything the vessel is cruising over. It is an amazing experience for the sedentary to glimpse brilliant-hued fish and gardens of coral and also to see the dramatic plunging of a reef into the dark depths of the ocean.
Sandbank picnics are arranged by resorts that have a sandbank within range and the resort provides everything including a private boat and a butler to serve. Island picnics can also be arranged for guests cruising the atolls by LiveAboard safari vessel.
Where to stay?
Dusit Thani Maldives, Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort, Shangri La’s Villingili Resort, Sheraton Maldives, Kurumba Maldives, Coco Palm, Paradise Island Resort & Spa are some of the luxurious places to try.
Invigorate your honeymoon in the Maldives with candlelight dinners served with aphrodisiac dishes, inviting beds decorated with red roses and amorous bubble baths. Indulge in numerous activities designed for honeymoon couples like; an affectionate spa treatment, sunset cruises, fishing, snorkeling and picnicking together.
A visit to the Maldives is not complete without experiencing the peerless underwater setting. Do go for a scuba dive together and bond with each other while taking in the sights of colorful and vivid marine life.
What to eat?
‘Mas huni’ (tuna and coconut mix), ‘Kulhimas’ (chili tuna), ‘Garudhiya’ (Maldivian fish soup), ‘Handulu Bondibai’ (sweetened sticky rice), ‘Kulhiboakibaa’ (fish cake) are some of the best dishes of the world. If you get a chance, don’t miss out on Beef Curry.
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