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The Best Adults-Only Maldives Resorts

July 1, 2024
The pool at adults-only favourite Centara Ras Fushi, Maldives - Luxury Escapes

From lavish overwater spas and underwater dining to jacuzzi villas and cinema under the stars – no place is better for adults-only paradise than the Maldives.

Weave your tale of grown-up romance in the mecca of honeymoon destinations and relish luxurious child-free indulgences at some of the Maldives’ best adults-only resorts. If you’re on the quest for a much-needed adults-only tropical escape – one where you can hole up in a secluded overwater villa, snorkel above vibrant coral reefs, destress with spa treatments and dial up the romance with your dearly beloved– look no further! The Maldives is your one-stop shop for fuss-free serenity.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Embrace the pleasures of a twin-island resort at the iconic Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. Cross the bridge from the family-friendly Rangali Finolhu to step into a world of adults-only luxury floating atop topaz waters, home to majestic manta rays gliding by. Check into the world’s first underwater suite at The Muraka – submerged 16 feet below sea level for a transformative romantic retreat – or soak up the Indian Ocean vistas from the aesthetic overwater villas. Delight in culinary excellence across the resort’s 11 dining venues, where you can savour ocean-fresh grills al fresco at Sunset Grill, sample epic wine and cheese pairings at The Wine and Cheese Bar and immerse yourself in an aquatic wonderland at the signature Ithaa Undersea Restaurant.

Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

Write a new chapter in your romance at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort. Recognised by the World Travel Awards as the Indian Ocean's Leading Leisure Hotel for three years running, the expansive island resort is a tranquil honeymoon haven.  Retreat to one of the plush 67 hideaway accommodations, spice it up over an intimate cooking class or indulge in holistic healing rituals at the luxe spa, Balance Wellness by Anantara. For some cosy time, snuggle up on a bean bag on the beach and enjoy a movie screening under star-stitched skies, with complimentary popcorn to munch on.


Bask in the adults-only castaway charms of OBLU Select Lobigili 'Island of Love’ in the Maldivian language of Dhivehi. Secluded and intimate, the Green Globe-certified resort is dotted with nature-inspired designs, and its 68 lavish villas are stylishly adorned to create an idyllic tropical experience. Choose to snorkel and dive around the vibrant house reef, serve and volley at the grass tennis court or set sail on a sunset cruise. Come evening, jive to live music at the poolside Swing Bar with a delicious cocktail in hand or descend over 20 feet below the ocean for a unique dining experience at only BLU, a horseshoe-shaped restaurant where sophisticated plates are served to a backdrop of colourful marine life.

Komandoo Maldives Island Resort

Tailor-made for your romantic dreams, Komandoo Maldives Island Resort is a tranquil oasis tucked away in the diving paradise of Lhaviyani Atoll, home to vibrant coral reefs, serene lagoons and shipwrecks. Featuring four types of spectacular jacuzzi villas, this adults-only haven offers you a chance to reconnect with your partner over a host of enticing island experiences. Explore the underwater beauty of the reefs via snorkel or scuba dive, indulge in a signature ‘Sense of Touch’ experience at the Duniye Spa, or dine around the resort’s three restaurants. For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, don’t forget to dine at the world’s largest all-glass restaurant, the 5.8 Undersea Restaurant, located in the resort’s sister property, Hurawalhi.

Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives

Dining at Conrad Maldives, one of the best all-inclusive adults-only resorts in the Maldives - Luxury Escapes

Feel a world away from reality with a glittering escape to Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives, an enthralling adults-only playground in the North Male Atoll. Floating on the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, just a short speedboat ride from the capital, the resort caters to discerning adults seeking tropical serenity. Embark on quests for shy nurse sharks, swim with the dolphins, snorkel around the kaleidoscopic house reef and watch the ever-changing sky hues during a sunset dhoni cruise. Sample Asian, European, Middle Eastern and South American cuisines across the resort’s seven dining venues or make a beeline for the top-rated SPA Cenvaree for some Thai and Ayurveda-inspired treatments.

Adaaran Prestige Water Villas

Celebrate the best of two delights – adults-only and all-inclusive – at the sprawling five-star Adaaran Prestige Water Villas, nestled in serene Raa Atoll and easily accessible by seaplanes. Conceived as an exclusive adult-only haven accessible by seaplane, this resort-within-a-resort boasts just 20 villas complete with a personal butler to tend to your needs. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the ocean as you relax in your exquisitely designed villa’s outdoor jacuzzi or cosy up with a book on the private sundeck. Plus, with 24-hour All-Inclusive Premium perks, there will be plenty to keep you busy – enjoy all-day dining across four restaurants, interactive cooking classes, complimentary excursions, and snorkel adventures around crystal-clear waters.

Baros Maldives

What’s not to love about Baros Maldives? Romance is in the air of this lavish five-star resort, having been voted as the Most Romantic Resort in the World for 10 years in a row at the World Travel Awards. Dip your toes in the velvet-soft sands of the beach lined by coconut palms, marvel at the serene shades of blue of the ocean and discover the underwater world at the resort’s world-class reef. Having celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2023, Baros Maldives has a long history in outstanding hospitality, yet remains as modern as ever, boasting seven different types of villas, a plethora of dining options and plenty of in-resort and water activities to add the spark. For an unforgettable dining experience, you can indulge in a champagne breakfast on the Piano Deck, perched in seclusion over the lagoon.

Ready to pack your bags? Read Ultimate Indulgence: The Maldives’ Best All-Inclusive Resorts.

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