10 Best Beach Villas for Couples in The Maldives 2024

Most Popular Maldives Beach Villas For a Perfectly Peaceful Escape

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Updated December, 2023

There’s no question that the Maldives is a prime honeymoon destination for a luxury holiday spent by the Indian ocean, with turquoise waters and sprawling sandy beaches galore. However, with so many resorts and locations to choose from, narrowing down the different options can seem like a bit of a task. With a selection of fine quality beachfront getaway for couples in the Maldives that provide the ultimate in tropical peace and seclusion, we are pleased to help you discover the finest vacation for you to create a bespoke beach experience that is both relaxing and memorable.

We’ve taken a look at our top 10 beach villas to help you discover all the best that the Maldives has to offer. The best thing that outside of these Maldivian beach villas you will find a gourmet food, pools, spa, wide range of activities and exceptional service. You can to sunbath, swim, snorkel and scuba dive just steps away from your doorstep. All you have to do is settle into your secluded paradise as you unwind, relax and enjoy the beauty and the gorgeous Maldivian sun.

In fact, we have handpicked the most exclusive beach locations for you. Here is our selection of most popular beach villas for couples on some of the best beaches in the Maldives.

1 Dhawa Ihuru


Best Experience:    for Couples, House Reef Snorkeling, Two Islands One Great Price

A true island paradise, Dhawa Ihuru is an eco-friendly luxury resort located on the tiny beautiful island with the best house reef in the Maldives. The 5-star resort is located 20 minutes by speedboat from Male international airport and offers 45 beachfront villas, 20 of which are Beachfront Jet Pool Villas and equipped with bamboo spout outdoor showers in a private garden. The thatched-roof tops and traditional Maldivian swings in the garden add a rustic touch to the modern contemporary décor of lime green, tangerine and orange. There is a relaxed restaurant, Riveli serving Asian and Mediterranean cuisine and the Velaavani Bar for cocktails at sunset.

Rooms with tiled floors and bright, light green and orange in a dark (almost black) setting. The newlyweds are given a welcome bottle of red wine and regular guests will greet with a bottle of Moët. Each newcomer sees a plate of fruit, and the list of mini-bars includes two free bottles of water, accessories for tea / coffee, as well as energy, including half a liter of vodka, Gordon's gin, Bacardi rum, Red Label Johnny Walker, Champagne bottles, wine, beer, lemonade, snacks, and Kodak camera. Aromatic sticks and a relaxing CD-ROM can be used free of charge to create an atmosphere. Read Full Review

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2 Six Senses Laamu

six senses laamu overwater bungalow with pool

Best Experience:   Couples, Families, Water Villas, Spa, Luxury Surfing, Diving, Activity

Six Senses Laamu is the only resort located in the Laamu atoll, which lies in the southern part of the Maldives. 97 villas of magnificent, very local architecture are divided between Beach Villas, Lagoon Beach villa with Pool and Ocean Water Villas that shine with elegance in the green emerald or stand out on the azure. Six Senses Laamu offers a wide range of dining options, with cuisines from around the world, a swimming pool with a sunken bar, an ice cream parlour, an overwater wine cellar and a signature Chill bar. Many activities, excursions and options are available for everyone to enjoy, both overwater and underwater, in addition to the Six Senses Spa. At Six Senses Laamu, most of the villas and facilities are built overwater. However, beach villas and on-land dining is an option. All villas offer a sense of privacy and seclusion, with an amazing view to the Ocean and Maldivian nature.

Ocean Beach Villas are located on the beachfront, with a panoramic upper deck and direct beach access. The Indian Ocean offers stunning views from these sustainable and absolutely private beach villas, hidden between the lush tropical vegetation on the sunset side of the island. The beach is only a few meters away and sun loungers are placed strategically for sunshine and shade between the sparkling azure waters of the ocean and your private hideaway. For a unique panoramic view of the Maldivian nature, the all-blue palette of the ocean and for catching an unforgettable colorful sunset, you can just climb on the treetop deck which features a comfortable seating and dining area  Read Full Review

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3 Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa


Best Experience:  Water Villas, Service, Honeymoon, Family, House reef snorkeling, divin

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa at Dhonakulhi is a luxury island hideaway in the untouched Haa Alifu atoll in the north of Maldives. The resort offers guests their own private cocoon of space across the island’s expansive 297,000 square metres. Home to the first fully-functional marina in the Maldives, due to its unique reef system, Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa enjoys one of the most desirable locations in the Indian Ocean for exploring the surrounding aquamarine waters. Featuring 103 superbly generous villas which are amongst the largest in the Maldives, guests can choose from eight different categories of accommodation, ranging from beachfront to garden and family residences, as well as the new addition of 50 over-water villas that sit over the sparkling blue lagoon. Ensuring complete relaxation for guests, a personalised butler service is provided to anticipate and attend to all wishes and requests. Read Full Review

Most affordable accommodation, Sunset Beach Villa (130m2) is a comfortable home away from home located on your very own private beach just a few steps away from the Indian Ocean. The spacious villa has a separate living area, next to the master bedroom. The Sunset Beach Villas there are no pools and there is a beach. The vegetation between the villas is so thick that you can sunbathe naked.

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4 Constance Moofushi Maldives - All Inclusive


Best Experience:  All Inclusive, Honeymoon, Beach, Diving

Constance Moofushi, located in the South Ari Atoll and accessible by a 25-minute seaplane flight from Malé International Airport, strikes the balance between luxury and simplicity, while upholding ecological principles across the resort. A variety of beach, water and senior residences that make up the 110 villas throughout the resort embraces ecological thatched roofing. The interior embodies fresh and contemporary décor with the idyllic backdrop of the aqua lagoons of the Indian Ocean. With All Inclusive meal plan, two restaurants and two bars provide multiple options for a unique culinary experience tailored to all age groups. A fantastic island paradise surrounded by large turquoise lagoons and teasing white beaches, Constance Moofushi combines primitive simplicity with the highest standards of luxury and service. Constance Moofushi is located in South Ari atoll - one of the best spots in the world for swimming with whale shark and hypnotic marine life full of incredible colors.

Beach Villas are simple, well-made thatched wooden bungalows. Inside they have a carefree spirit, with natural materials, giant travel chests for wardrobes and beachcomber-inspired fittings, in forms that resemble waves or shells. A Mac mini hidden inside a mother-of-pearl desk brings things up-to-date. Beach villas are a good, more affordable choice, with front terraces that lead onto the sand, made private by palms and bushes. They can also be connected, for families. Read Full Review

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5 Veligandu Island Resort & Spa


Best Experience: for Couples, Beach, Value

With "adults only" policy and long sandy beach, Veligandu Island Resort & Spa is an idyllic retreat that offers authentic barefoot comfort and a crystal clear lagoon in just 20 minutes by seaplane from Male airport. Veligandu, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon and a long stretch of white sandy beach, is the only resort on the island of Veligandu in North Ari Atoll. The resort has 91 rooms, including 54 Jacuzzi Water Villas, 10 Water Villas, 16 Jacuzzi Beach Villas and 11 Beach Villas. There is also a lounge at the airport, delicious buffet, infinity swimming pools, a lot of activities on the land and in the water, exciting football tournaments between the hotel's staff, and a relaxing overwater spa. On the beautiful island you will find a medical clinic, a games room and 2 beach bars, one of which is open around the clock.

Beach Villas is a standard choice of accommodation in Veligandu and the most basic of the main league. Luxury amenities include a fully stocked minibar, large flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, Nespresso (plus regular doses of coffee and tea), iPod docking station, DVD / CD player, personal and outdoor terraces with beautiful views. The rooms are stylish and modern decorated with polished wood floors or tiles, a high frame, wooden beamed ceilings, two sinks and an outdoor rain shower with a traditional assortment of inconspicuous toiletries. Beach villas have a beautiful view of the beach, but only Jacuzzi Beach Villa is located on the first line. Half of the 76 rooms face west, and half look to the east basking in the morning sun. On the western side there is a good snorkelling, right from the main jetty . The best snorkelling you will find on the southern tip, so here is a small channel. The key difference between snorkelling areas is that the west looks inside the atoll, and the east faces the ocean. There you will find many pelagics, sharks and turtles, and even rare manta rays. Read Full Review

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6 Komandoo Island Resort & Spa


Best Experience: for Honeymoon, Beach, Value, Diving, House Reef Snorkelling

One of the best resorts in Maldives for a romantic getaway, Komandoo Island has all the main elements of Maldives' experience, including an excellent Spa - and guests do not need anything else. Located in Lhaviyani Atoll, Komandoo offers 65 villas in three categories; 14 Beach Villas along the western beach of the island, 36 Jacuzzi Beach Villas on the eastern beach and a part on the western beach, 15 Jacuzzi Water Villas arching around the southern end of the island. Each of them is independent well-appointed villas spaced adequately to provide privacy. The resort also features a range of dining venues and other world-class facilities such as an infinity pool, a spa and water sports activities.

The beaches stretch almost along the entire perimeter of the island, and this is wonderful. Villas have direct access to soft sand, with the exception of a couple in one corner, where the steps go right into the water. The wide south-western beach is illuminated by the sun all day, but the rooms on the other beach can boast more privacy, as the vegetation goes further down and the water rises closer to the villas. Built from Finnish pine with unassuming matte black and dark brown furniture, the interiors painfully resemble Scandinavia. They are warm, but full of light. The TV is big, and sideways to the bed. There is a music system for iPod, free WIFI, a Nespresso coffee machine and free bottles of water Read Full Review.

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7 Kandolhu Maldives


Best Experience: Honeymoon, House Reef Snorkeling & Diving

Among the best in the world hotels for romance, Kandolhu, a small island resort of only 30 villas, is cleverly arranged to offer maximum privacy yet all within the space of only 200 square meters. Ringed by an intricate yet stunning coral garden teeming with colourful reef fish, Kandolhu is a patch of paradise hidden in the North Ari Atoll and accessible by a 25-minute scenic seaplane flight. The resort offers just 30 villas in five different styles — Jacuzzi Beach Villas, Pool Villas, Duplex Pool Villas, Ocean Villas and Ocean Pool Villas — that feature local architecture with modern interiors. It is also home to four gourmet restaurants, boasting the highest restaurant-to-room ratio in the Maldives.

Facing the sunset, Jacuzzi Beach villas at Kandolhu Maldives feature bedrooms with a king bed, and a spacious open air garden bathroom with a Jacuzzi bathtub, shower and twin vanity. A second outdoor shower is set in the garden. The veranda at the front is complete with a plush daybed, a dining area and a sundeck with sun loungers and sun umbrella.. Read Full Review

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8 Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort


Best Experience:  couples, families, gourmet dining, activities

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort is situated on the stunning Dhigufinolhu Island and offers the ultimate luxury beach experience. Situated in the South Male Atoll, Anantara Dhigu is where luxury meets simplicity. The resort comprises of the most spacious of luxury villas coupled with private plunge pools while just being a quick 35-minute speedboat ride away from the main Male Airport. Anantara Dhigu provides a harmonious combination of both the romantic, adventure and family friendly. Upon arrival guests can peer into the crystal waters below the jetty at puffer fish, sting rays and baby reef sharks. Choose between villas perfectly positioned to catch the sunrise or sunset, or those that have their own private plunge pool. Among Maldives luxury accommodation, Anantara Dhigu is outstanding with its choice of stylishly designed villas and suites. A number of these villas come with direct access to the powdery white beach and all only steps away from the tranquil lagoon.

In 2019, Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort unveiled luxuriously refurbished beach villas. Nestled in lush foliage along silvery shores, the updated beach villas retain the resort’s relaxed beach ambiance, now with a refreshed palette of sophisticated neutral tones that reflect the island’s natural hues. Darker timbers have been lightened with soft ivory and beige, brightening interiors and creating a refined beach-house vibe with infusions of tropical charm. Bathrooms have also been rejuvenated to offer sleek indoor and outdoor spaces. Guests can sink into a deep oval tub in their courtyard garden, or retreat to the cool of a glassed-in air-conditioned area. On each villa terrace, a traditional Maldivian swing has also been added, lending an authentic touch of local culture, and inviting guests to enjoy balmy island breezes in their own private sanctuary. Read Full Review

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9 Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives


Best Experience:    Couples, Family, Beaches, Activities, Nightlife

Located in the UNESCO world biosphere of Baa Atoll, Finolhu came about as a reaction to the more familiar Maldives island. One of the newest resorts in the Maldives, Finolhu was born out of a desire to bring a fresh wave to the uninhabited island experience. Just 30 minutes by speedboat from sister resort Amilla Fushi, Finolhu is a stylish and eclectic retreat with a buzzy bon-vivant vibe and a refreshing, retro-inspired burst of fun for the region. Bringing toes-in-the-sand relaxation to fun-loving beach-erati alongside the best DJs, live acts and most fabulously chic parties in the Maldives. Finolhu’s 125 villas come on the ocean, the lagoon or by the beach, with or without pool in either one or two bedroom options being the ultimate island experience for chic couples, fun-loving families and gatherings of friends alike.

Hidden in a luxurious tropical vegetation with its own stretch of beach on the doorstep Beach Villas (205 sq.m) in Moorish style - a popular type of accommodation in Finolhu. The villas feature a spacious outdoor terrace with sun loungers, and there is also a garden. Inside, besides a large king-bed, you will find a 40-inch flat-screen TV, a private wine and mini bar, comfortable and unique furniture, a private bathroom with a bathtub and indoor and outdoor showers. Private life is provided by a wall of posh vegetation. Read Full Review

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10 The Residence Maldives


Best Experience:  Couples, Family, Activities, Diving

The Residence Maldives is an elite 5-star resort, which was designed and opened almost completely behind the scenes. Perfect for a honeymoon in the Maldives, it took a while to reveal all its merits. The intimate retreat located just 20 kilometres north of the equator offers 94 beach-front and overwater villas. Designed to complement its surroundings and provide a sense of place, the villas have been created using natural materials and are decorated with local artefacts. The Spa by Clarins is the only one of its kind in the Maldives, and offers a range of treatments created exclusively for the hotel and a place to escape – it sits out on a jetty in the lagoon. Other facilities include water sports, a fitness centre, kids club and excursions to nearby islands.

Accommodation and various structures were also cleverly integrated into the island's aesthetics, and most of them are surrounded by periphery, so the blue sea is visible from every corner. From beach villas to the huge two-bedroom beachfront villas with a pool that can be used by whole families for an unforgettable vacation, whereas there is a real sense of genuine charm and respect for the environment. Beach villas (all on the east side) look very privately, but not before each you will find a wide stretch of sand Read Full Review

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11 LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas


Best Experience:  Couples, Family, Value, Beach, Diving, Dining, Whale Shark Watching, All Inclusive

Cutting-edge designer villas and world-class dining can be found only a 30-minute seaplane flight away from Malé, making LUX* South Ari Atoll one of the most exciting resorts in the Maldives. With 187 private villas dotted at the water’s edge along four kilometres of powder fine beach or perched on stilts above a crystal clear lagoon, these spacious pavilions and villas bring an entirely original vibe of coastal, beach house chic to the Maldives. Excellent eating and drinking is always a cut above the rest at LUX*, and at LUX* South Ari Atoll, there is authentic South East Asian street food in the Maldives’ only over-the-water gourmet night market and world-class Chinese cuisine at East, along with the Japanese restaurant Umami, which offers live teppanyaki and dazzling selection of sakés. While the resort has a PADI-certified dive centre, two infinity pools, a floodlit tennis court, a fitness centre and a renowned spa. Designed to create lasting memories for guests, these ‘reasons’ can range from island-roasted coffee in Café LUX* to impromptu movie screenings at cinema paradise and the chance to hang your wishes on the Tree of Wishes.

With a great value for money each Beach Villa has ample room for 3 adults. Light sand and ochre tones reflect the beautiful island setting beyond the terrace, while subtle décor echoes the ebb and flow of the ocean. Overlooking the sunrise all guestrooms enjoy en suite outdoor bathtub where the open sky, bright hibiscus and beautiful banana trees provide privacy in a natural setting Read Full Review

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12  Baglioni Resort Maldives - The Leading Hotels of the World


Best Experience: for Couples and Families, Beaches, House Reef Snorkeling, Diving, Quiet and Private

Surrounded by shimmering sapphire waters with a powder soft sands, Baglioni Resort Maldives is an idyllic retreat for honeymooners and families alike in the Dhaalu Atoll. Opened on March 2019, Baglioni Resort sits on a private island surrounded by clear water teeming with vibrant marine life and a thriving reef system. Described as “ Paradise with Italian grace ” with a focus on Italian design and gourmet cuisine, the property provides a chic retreat for holidaymakers. Its comprehensive comforts offer an unforgettable stay with a blend of sport, relaxation and prestigious gourmet dining to suit its exclusive international clientele.

You will find these 31 spacious, comfortable Beach Villas all over the island. But If you need a lot of sun, take the villa on the south side closer to the island's eastern tip where you will find the best beaches. With private terrace with sun loungers and outdoor seating area their tranquil position right on the beach affords a unique perspective for gazing out on the ocean. The romance and idyll continues inside, with French doors in the bedroom for al fresco dining, open bathroom, lush furniture and a close-up view of the ocean, covered open-air bathroom, separate bathtub and rain showers, and open rain shower feature completes the outdoor space. Read Full Review

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