Deep south – Six Senses is the only resort in the unspoilt Laamu Atoll and near the Yin Yang surf break.
Eco-chic honeymooners and stylish surfers.
Water babies will love this resort as 72 of the 97 villas are overwater. Opt for one of the Lagoon Water Villas at the end of the jetties for the best views and privacy. Don’t worry about the walk, every guest has a bicycle to whizz around the island, honeymooners even get personalised number plates. For show-stopping sunsets, check in at one of the Ocean Beach Villas on Leaf Beach and grab a bottle of champagne from your mini-bar just in time for the sky to blaze red, pink and orange.
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Six Senses are serious about their spas and its Maldives outpost is no less sensational – with blissed-out treatments taking place in four woven ‘nests’ (or four more-conventional pavilions) hidden along the beach amongst the palms. Try an invigorating Kurumbaa Kaashi Coconut Rub using local ingredients good enough to eat.
Te eco-angle means there’s no pool, just the shimmering Indian Ocean waiting to be explored, but boy are you spoilt for choice of how to see it. Snorkel the house reef just in front of Chill bar (with a mango mojito on order for afers), surf the Yin Yang break, go deeper on one of the thrice-daily dive boats, paddle board, kayak, catamaran or take a sunset dolphin safari. Tis is much more than a fy and fop.
We love working through the 42 favours of ice cream and sorbet at the complimentary ice-cream bar. Our favourite? Te coconut and lychee… Yum.
Get There 35-minute internal fight from Malé plus 20 minute speedboat.
LOCATION A hop, skip and a boat ride from the plane. You’ll be sipping a cocktail on the beach within an hour of landing.
Spend-savvy honeymooners who want to indulge without worrying about the bill at the end, thanks to the Velassaru Indulgence package.
The vibe here is chilled and the resort oozes contemporary chic. All the villas are decked out in a slick, modern style – think bright, light and clean-lined design in an island palette of turquoise, coral and sandy creams. Book a Water Suite to watch the marine life through your foor, or the stars from your private plunge pool.
Foodies will be spoilt for choice with fve restaurants and two bars to choose from, spanning cuisine from the Mediterranean to the Maldives, sushi to Spanish tapas. For indulgence of a diferent kind, wander to the overwater spa.
Embrace the power of the ocean that surrounds you with a reviving Oceanic Delight treatment, where you will be bufed, wrapped and massaged into feeling as good as new.
As easy as it is to just sprawl in one of the beach-club-style cabanas by the main infnity pool, even the most determined sunlounger addictwill fnd it hard not to be tempted by Velassaru’s funrange of activities, which include glass bottomed kayaks and James Bond-esque Seabobs to whooshyou through the water.we love Movie night on the beach under the stars – complete with popcorn!
GET THERE 25-minute speedboat from Malé.
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