June 2013 | Ideal Bride Magazine
Help & Advice
There is a place, situated within The Indian Ocean where peaceful islands and azure blue waters come together to create a true paradise on earth. The Maldives is the most popular honeymoon destination at Honeymoon Dreams, it's clear to see why, when relaxing and romancing is the main activity on all the islands.
A wedding can be the most stressful and spectacular day of your lives, The Maldives is the perfect antidote to your wedding. Island staff cater for your every need ensuring your honeymoon is as care free and enjoyable as possible. The Robinson Crusoe image is very much as reality when it comes to The Maldives, white sands and turquoise ocean are all you see from many of the accommodation choices.
The climate within The Maldives is extremely warm with temperatures rarely falling below 30°C, rainfall increases from May to August but due to the tropical climate, it is still incredibly warm and luxurious.
Honeymoon Dreams resort choice is Coco Palm Bodu Hithi, this serene hideaway is located a 40 minute speedboat journey from South Male International airport. Coconut tree lined gardens and pristine sandy beaches add to the allure of this traditional Maldivian island.
Like many Maldives hotels, Coco Palm Bodu Hithi offers a range of room choices for guests. All the villas and suites at this resort offer a private pool and terrace; guests can relax in the privacy of their own island retreat. Each of you will have a different dream for your honeymoon accommodation, whether it is one of the famous water villas on stilts in the lagoon or a villa directly on the beach; Coco palm Bodu Hithi offers both.
The resorts water villas exude romance, a king size bed and outdoor shower are just the start; the split-level sundeck and direct access to the Indian Ocean are icing on the cake. If you'd prefer guests can reside in a beachfront villa where amenities a private courtyard with a pool, double daybed and a central bath tub offering endless views of the horizon. Honeymoons in the Maldives are tailor made, accommodation, dining and your level of activity is completely decided by you and your newly-wed.
Dinner on the beach, at the over-water restaurant looking onto the never-ending Indian Ocean or private dinner in your villa; whatever you decide the resort will be happy to create it. Freshly caught seafood is a large part of Maldivian diet, each day guests can see local fisherman bring freshly caught seafood onto the islands for guests to enjoy.
Luxurious dining options don't stop in the resorts restaurants; guests can book a private picnic on a sandbank or a sunset dinner under a pergola. Both dining experiences offer romance and serenity while enjoying superb cuisine.
If you want to explore unique dining experiences, The Maldives has many other resorts just a speedboat or seaplane journey away. One of the most magical is Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, situated on two private islands; this outstanding resort is home to Ithaa, the world's first underwater restaurant.
Situated 6 feet below sea level, this restaurant offers dinners a 180-degree view of the reef and marine life. Western fusion is the cuisine served there. The dining experience Ithaa gives is truly spectacular and definitely worth a visit.
Coco Palm Bodu Hithi offers guests the deluxe Coco Spa; this enchanting retreat located above water with glass bottom treatment rooms offering fantastic views of the marine life below. Relaxation and rejuvenation come hand in hand with treatments from the talented therapists. In-villa treatments are just an added luxury that can be arranged upon arrival in the resort.
Indulge you and your partner with a visit to the Coco Palm cinema, pick a classic movie and elope to the beach for a private cinema showing. Champagne and canapes are included for that extra special touch.
Use your honeymoon to explore the serene islands and discover activities you never thought you would enjoy, Coco Palm Bodu Hithi offers a snorkeling safari excursion where guests are taken to an adventurous snorkeling point to discover mantas, multicoloured tropical fish and the untouched coral; lunch on a picturesque picnic island is included.
If you are looking for private and serene accommodation, pristine sands and sparkling turquoise waters then The Maldives is the perfect place to celebrate your marriage. The idyllic islands offer dreamlike experiences that can be cherished forever.
Twin the Maldives with another destination, such as Malaysia, Dubai or Singapore. Speak to one of our honeymoon specialists who will be more than happy to tailor your Honeymoon to your requirements, contact the Honeymoon Dreams team at honeymoondreams.co.uk
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