10 Romantic Beaches to Visit in the Maldives
The Maldives is home to one of the world’s finest beaches and therefore, you will get the perfect romantic getaway by spending time on one of these!
The sand feels soft to the foot and the blue waters are so soothing that you will feel like never leaving the country. The glowing beaches will take your breath instantly, and will provide you with plenty of photographic opportunities to fill up your Instagram feed. You can also try out various activities like snorkelling, diving or just relax with your partner on the beach. So, what are you waiting for? Book your flights through Cathay Pacific and add some beaches to your itinerary from this list of 10 romantic beaches to visit in the Maldives.
- Hulhumale Beach
Hulhumale Beach is one of the most popular beaches in the Maldives, especially for the amazing ocean views it offers. It is located in the Kaafu Atoll and lets you enjoy your beach time with nature. It is easily accessible from the Male International Airport. It takes only 10 minutes to reach the beach from here. Wearing bikinis are a big no here, like the rest of the other beaches in the Maldives. This is also an affordable beach destination in which you can try activities like snorkelling and scuba diving with your partner.
- Bioluminescent Beaches
Bioluminescent Beaches in the Maldives are world-famous, and if you don’t know what these beaches are like, the most simple way to explain is that they glow at night. So, visiting one of these beaches like Dusti Thani, Mirihi, etc. in the night will be a romantic experience for the two of you. You will feel like the entire sky along with all the stars has fallen into the ocean waters. This phenomenon will make a great photo for your Instagram feed too!
- Bikini Beach
Bikini Beach is where you need to be if you are a person who can’t resist bikinis. Yes, you heard it right. This is because you can wear bikinis here and sunbathe as long as you want with your partner. This long stretch of sands dotted with palm trees and views are amazing as well because of the island location. You can try swimming, snorkelling in Bikini Beach.
- Artificial Beach
Just like the name suggests, this is a man-made beach in the Maldives. But it does not look like one though because of the location and the amazing features, for example, the crescent shape it has. There are not many water sports to enjoy in the Artificial Beach. But you can try swimming because of the shallow blue waters, indulge in the delicious local dishes and get your body moving at a night concert on the beach.
- Reethi Beach
If you want to spend your romantic getaway lavishly, look no further. Reethi Beach is one of the most famous for luxury beaches in the Maldives packed with luxury resort villas and high-end cafes. The white sandy beach with palm trees is perfect for a couple spending their honeymoon in the Maldives. It has a great nightlife too. Therefore, you can relax on the beach in the evening and dance out your worries at a beach party at night.
- Dhigurah Beach
Dhigurah Beach is most suited for adventurous couples who are looking to add more thrill to their romantic getaway. This beach is located in the South Ari Atoll and it is a great secluded spot for the people who want to wear bikinis all day long. It is a great place to dive in with whale sharks. You can arrange a tour with a local diving excursions operator. You can also try swimming and snorkelling in the surrounding waters.
- Veligandu Island Beaches
Veligandu Island is a small island located in the North Ari Atoll of Maldives. The beaches on this island are best known for the tranquil vibes it offers to the visitors. They are private and are more affordable than the other beach islands in the Maldives. Therefore, it is best suited for a backpacking couple looking to have great but a private time in the Maldives. There are many spas here in which you can get amazing couple massages and other body healing therapies.
- Cocoa Island Beaches
Cocoa Island is an island associated with the Maldives, and it’s beaches are famous among all those nature-loving couples looking to spend their time among the exotic marine life. You can snorkel and discover thousands of vibrant fish here. Cocoa Island Beaches are easily accessible with a 40-minute boat ride from the Male International Airport. The island resorts and the cafes are however suited for a luxury lifestyle. There are yoga classes here for you to attend with your partner.
- Fulhadhoo Beach
Another perfect beach for couples who are looking to have some private time is Fulhadhoo Beach. It is a bit away from the bustles of the city. The beach is a long and wide stretch of white sands and as far as the eyes go you will see blue-green sparkling waters. You will mostly have the beach to yourselves because it is really wide and there are not many people in here. This is also one of the best places in the Maldives to watch an incredible sunset.
- Bandos Beach
Bandos Beach is another popular beach in the Maldives, located just 20 minutes away from the Male International Airport. As this is an island beach you have to ride the speed boat to reach the beach. This is also a great place to get away from the bustling city life of Maldives. It can be quite crowded but don’t let it stop you from getting this lovely experience with your partner. The wide sandy beach is a thing to die for and for couples who want some adventure, try out snorkelling or fishing on the beach. If not, you can simply stroll on the beach and watch the colourful skies and the sunset.