Much like the celebrities who sneak away to idyllic islands to escape the dramas of the real world, many newlyweds dream of that perfect honeymoon together, to celebrate their marriage in the height of luxury and without the pre-wedding stress. The Maldives is famous for hosting many celebrities, despite a number of resorts being firm favourites amongst the stars of stage and screen, the Maldives’ superior hospitality extends to all those who wish to holiday in paradise.
With the Maldives being one of the world’s most sought after luxury honeymoon destinations, the islands boast a range of accommodation options, offering newlyweds plenty to choose from when it comes to making their dream honeymoon a reality. Whilst all resorts offer special touches that enhance the luxurious honeymoon experience, many Maldives honeymoon packages go that bit further to ensure honeymooners feel as special as an A-Lister throughout their stay. Here are the House of Coco fave’s…
‘Honeymoon like a Celebrity’ packages to the Maldives include:
One&Only Reethi Rah: Renowned for having hosted celebrity guests such as David and Victoria Beckham, Tom Cruise and Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas, the resort boasts 130 private villas, both on land and overwater, offering an ideal setting for honeymooners. Aside from receiving the generous celebratory package offered, which includes a mini wedding cake on the first night, personalised kaftans, champagne for two, a bath ritual and either a candlelit dinner or 60 minute couples spa ritual, newlyweds will also be made to feel like celebrities with a special package that includes a 30 minute complimentary photo shoot.
ITC Luxury Travel offers seven nights for the price of five at One&Only Reethi Rah. Prices start from £3,149 per person based on two adults sharing a Beach Villa on a half board basis including return economy class flights and boat transfers. This special offer represents a saving of up to £1,690 per person and is valid for travel completed between 9 May – 23 October or 8 November – 18 December 2016.
To book, contact ITC Luxury Travel on 01244 355527 or visit www.itcluxurytravel.co.uk
Having hosted the likes of actress Kate Winslet, Amilla Fushi offers a completely blissful honeymoon escape, with romantically secluded homes overlooking the rich waters of the Indian Ocean, each with their own exclusive swimming pool and direct access into the inviting turquoise ocean. The resort’s Javvu Spa treatment pods have been carefully designed to offer loved-up couples the most relaxing treatments together, such as a heavenly soak in a coconut milk bath for two, included in the ‘Couples Connect’ package.
Turquoise Holidays offers a seven night stay at Amilla Fushi from £3,248 per person based on two people sharing, including an early bird complimentary upgrade from bed and breakfast to half board, return seaplane transfers and international flights with Qatar Airways from London Heathrow via Doha to Male. Honeymooners staying 4 nights or more receive a 25% discount off their accommodation plus a complimentary bottle of champagne and a fruit basket in their room on arrival, as well as a bed decoration for one night during their stay and a 50 minute spa experience to be taken within the first 48 hours of their stay.
To book, contact Turquoise Holidays on 01494 678400 or visit www.turquoiseholidays.co.uk. This offer is based on June 2016 travel.
Set against a beautiful backdrop of coconut groves, pristine white sands and turquoise waters, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is a popular celebrity hotspot, attracting the likes of Paul McCartney, Peter Andre and TV presenter Jamie Theakston, who come to the resort to really get under the skin of the Maldives with a range of unique and interesting experiences on offer. These include discovering the island’s house reef on a snorkelling exploration, visiting neighbouring islands to engage with the locals, or indulging at the adults-only spa village.
To really celebrate in style, honeymooners at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island have the opportunity to dine in “the most beautiful restaurant in the world”, according to New York Daily News (2014). Sitting five metres underwater and offering 180-degree panoramic views of the surrounding vibrant coral gardens, the famous Ithaa Undersea Restaurant serves cocktails, caviar and a six-course set dinner menu from approx £160 per person.
Prices at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island start from $1,050 (approx £746) per night in a deluxe beach villa (subject to availability). For more information or to book, visit www.conradmaldives.com