Maldives, a real paradise. Lagoons, blue ocean, houses on the water - these are the characteristics of this stunning place. If money was no object, let's take a look at the best hotels the Maldives has to offer. We have selected the 10 most beautiful for you. It wasn't easy and the list could easily be expanded easily.
1. Lily Beach Resort & Spa
This five-star resort is located on the island of Huvahendhoo, which is 600 metres long and 110 metres wide. Perks include a great location, first-class bungalows and apartments and a beautiful lagoon. In pavilions on the water you can take advantage of rejuvenating treatments, there is also diving equipment available in the coral reef next to it. Guests have a choice of several types of houses: beach houses, lagoon villas, luxury bungalows and sunset-oriented bungalows. Check it out here!
2. Taj Exotica Resort & SPA
This 5 * hotel offers luxury villas and a large infinity pool overlooking the lagoon. Located in the middle of the largest lagoon in the Maldives, it offers a choice of 64 houses. You can also relax in the SPA, enjoy delicious food and heavenly views. Take a closer look here!
3. Soneva Jani Resort
This 5 * resort is surrounded by the Medhufaru lagoon. There are 57 villas to choose from, and some of them can even be bought! Each villa has free access to the lagoon, private pool and sunroof! You can admire the stars straight from the bedroom. Drool over this hotel even more here!
4. Constance Moofushi Maldives
Villas with a sun terrace directly on the Indian Ocean, designer equipment, SPA pavilions, infinity pool, probably guests will have nothing but luxury here. For guests who are going here for a honeymoon, the hotel gives a 50% discount on the use of SPA. Find out more here.
5. Kuredu Island Resort
This hotel is located right on the beach on the island of Kuredu. It is also an award winner from TripAdvisor users. It offers a private beach, outdoor pool, hot tub in your own cottage, and even a hair salon. See more here.
6. Baros Maldives
There are 45 beach houses and 30 water bungalows to choose from. All beautifully equipped, with private verandas, access to the lagoon directly from the beach or stairs from their own cottage. Private pools await guests. For couples, romantic beach dinners can be organised in the middle of the ocean and even weddings. To take a look click here.
7. Centara Grand Island Resort & SPA
This resort offers over 100 luxury villas. There is a lagoon and white sand, what the Maldives is best known for. The hotel offers many opportunities to discover underwater life - diving fans will feel like they've hit the jackpot. You can also get married here, right on the beach. Read more here.
8. Komandoo Maldives Island Resort
Stay in a house on the beach with or without a jacuzzi, or houses on the water with a jacuzzi? This hotel is a winner of many awards, e.g. awarded several times by TripAdvisor, Hotels.com and HolidayCheck. It is positively known for its value for money. You will find more info here.
9. Gili Lankanfushi
There are also many activities awaiting guests, such as yoga sessions, diving, wellness and SPA. If you're part of a couple you can receive a welcome massage to get rid of jet-lag, a bath with champagne and strawberries and dinners on the beach under the stars. Take a look here.
You can only walk barefoot on the island where this hotel is located. The whole island is only 500 metres long - think how wonderful walks must be from your villa to a restaurant or SPA. Check the hotel out here!