The only resort on its namesake isle of Vilamendhoo, this lavish getaway is sure to take your breath away from the moment you arrive with its postcard-like scenery and its luxurious accommodations. A picturesque 25-minute flight from Velana International Airport, Vilamendhoo nevertheless feels like a whole world away from the rat race and civilisation, allowing you to retreat to a slower and more tranquil pace of life. Whether you are indulging in mouth-watering delicacies, pampering spa treatments, or trying something a little more adventurous, you will have a honeymoon guaranteed to shine in your memories for many years to come.
Honeymoon resort information
Garden RoomsNestled among the lush tropical gardens of the resort, housed in blocks of 4 or 5, these 55sq metre guestrooms provide you with plenty of space in which to relax and unwind with your new spouse. With their tiled floors, plush king-sized beds, open-air bathrooms and private furnished porch they will help you feel right at home and you can take advantage of a variety of must-have conveniences such as a 32-inch flat-screen TV, free Internet, and a well-stocked mini bar.
Beach VillasOffering couples 55sq metres of thoughtfully designed living space, these villas are located on the beachfront, granting you easy access to the pristine cerulean waters of the Indian Ocean. Decked out with tropical décor and gleaming wood or tile floors, each villa comes with a private furnished porch where you can relax with a drink and gaze out over the sand. Refresh yourself in the open-air bathroom and savour a blissful night's sleep in the luxurious king-sized bed.
Jacuzzi Beach VillasSuper-spacious and boasting an array of luxuries and must-have modern conveniences, these Jacuzzi Beach Villas are idyllic accommodation options for honeymooners who crave a healthy dash of luxury. Indoors you will find a plush king-sized bed and a host of cutting-edge technology, while outdoors you will discover a lavish open-air bathroom, a wooden sun deck with chaise lounges, and a romantic Jacuzzi for two.
Jacuzzi Water VillasThe most sumptuous form of accommodation available at this luxury Maldives resort are these breath-taking overwater villas which hang suspended over the surface of the lagoon. Accessed via your own private jetty, each villa comes complete with a walled-in outdoor area with Jacuzzi for two, as well as a sundeck with stairs that descend into the shimmering waters.
The resort's Duniye Spa is the perfect place to go for the former; this blissful sanctuary features a menu of delightful treatments and therapies that will relax and refresh you from top to toe. These include specific couples' options such as the captivating Full Moon Magic ritual, which incorporates a Balinese massage, body polish and champagne and fresh fruit at the conclusion. The menu also boasts an array of 'Massages of the World' not to mention facials, body contouring, hair masks and more.
Once you are feeling all relaxed and refreshed, it is time to venture out into the bright tropical sunshine and try some of the more active pursuits available to you. These include snorkelling and scuba diving, which help you get up close and personal to the diverse marine life inhabiting the island's house reef and other local dive spots. PADI courses and day and night dives are on offer, so divers of all capabilities are catered for.
A great deal of fun can also be had on the surface, thanks to the resort's selection of exhilarating water sports. Among them are windsurfing, kayaking and catamaran sailing.
Land sports are available too, ranging from volleyball, badminton, petanque, billiards, football and swimming in the resort's main pool. A children's pool is also on hand for younger guests.
Magical excursions are the icing on the cake for honeymooners, who can enjoy a Sunset Punch Cruise, which might even include an opportune dolphin sighting if you are fortunate. Two-hour snorkelling boat trips are on offer too, though you must remember not to touch any of the coral or marine creatures as they are sensitive organisms.
Buffet RestaurantThe resort's buffet restaurant is its main eatery, where you can come three times a day for resplendent 'all you can eat' meals consisting of a wide variety of both regional and international options. Each buffet spread features live cooking stations, a range of fresh tropical fruits, and various soups, breads and tempting desserts. Friday night is Maldives night, showcasing local delicacies, while Sunday's breakfast includes free sparkling wine.
Asian Wok RestaurantOpen for bar service and for dinner, this spectacular over-water venue is the perfect option for a romantic meal consisting of authentic Asian fare and teppanyaki. The menu includes epicurean treats such as Japanese yakisoba, Chinese chow mein, Thai prawn and lobster curries, and lavish Chinese fondue spreads.