Boasting tropical weather, crystal-clear water, white-sand beaches, and stunning sunsets every night of the week, an idyllic location is only part of the country’s allure. Below the surface, a completely different paradise — one teeming with vibrant marine life and coral reefs — rivals the extravagance found on land, and has helped earn the Maldives a reputation as a favourite spot among first-class travellers.

Whether couples seek a remote private island where they can “get away from it all” or a novel experience to commemorate their union, the Maldives offers boundless options and an unparalleled setting in which to form remarkable memories. From overwater bungalows to underwater activities, our insider’s guide will tell you everything you need to know about honeymooning in the Maldives.