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Top 10 beaches in Maldives for a romantic getaway

By Punith Jain - May 29, 2020

The sparkling blue, so clear beaches in the Maldives are the perfect romantic spots, not only for honeymooners but also for every couple who’s looking for a calming vacation! The Maldives is sprinkled with one of the finest and the most beautiful beaches in the world. The Islands within the Maldives have clean, white, fine as flour sand, beautifully embracing the round “emerald” of tropical vegetation. However, most of its beaches are untouched nestled amidst beautiful coral islands.

No matter if you want to dive into its waters or relax alongside its beaches, make sure you visit the Maldives from November to March(dry season) when you will experience the least rainfall and humidity. Strolling under the shining sun with pristine waters for the most picturesque view, is truly remarkable for every visitor. Let’s explore the Top 10 beaches in the Maldives!

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Top 10 beaches in Maldives

1. The Artificial Beach, Male- Manmade heaven

The Artificial Beach
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A man-made beauty but seems to look otherwise, the Artificial Beach provides the travelers with one of the most stunning views alongside your loved ones. In addition to a warm pleasant weather throughout the year, the Artificial Beach is a favorite swimming spot for the locals and the tourists alike. Located within a distance of 1 km from the Velana International airport, this beach can be reached in 10 minutes via road. Salt Cafe and Restaurant, Symphony Restaurant, Citron By Lemongrass, Sea House Cafe, Sea Salt, The Lagoon are some popular pocket-friendly places to experience local and various other cuisines.

2. Fihalhohi Island Beach- An Exotic Experience of Reef

Fihalhohi Island Beach
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Lying on the southernmost rim of the Atoll, the beach right here is pristine and mesmerizing. Its location near to the Velana international airport makes it quite accessible. The beach is surrounded by a stunning house reef that offers you a lifetime opportunity to discover the beauty of marine life in addition to snorkeling. The Island Bie and Symphony Lagoon are the nearest restaurants for food hogging and trying out various cuisines. As the island is a few kilometers away from Male, you can take a speedboat to reach here in 30 minutes.

3. Bikini Beach- To flaunt your body

Bikini beach Maldives
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Located on Rasdhoo Island, Bikini beach in Maldives is where you can flaunt your body without any worries. Except for the private island beaches, this is the only beach in the Maldives where you can wear a bikini. The beach not only gives you breathtaking views, but is quite huge. Leafy palm trees and comfy sunbeds environs the seashore pretty well. So cuddle up with your love, sunbathe and enjoy your romantic getaway in one of the most personal beaches of Maldives! You can take a speedboat to reach this island in an hour. Lemon Drop is the most famous and pocket-friendly place to enjoy some delicious food when you visit here.

4. Bioluminescent Beaches – Glow in the dark sand

bioluminescent beaches in Maldives
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If you are planning to visit the Maldives beaches at night, these glowing beaches in Vaadhoo or Mudhdhoo island is a must-visit in your itinerary. It is believed that the sea planktons are responsible for this biological phenomenon and hence the water to emits a bright blue light at night, giving the beach an ethereal look. It feels like the stars are kissing the sand and the view of this is breathtaking.

5. Veligandu Island Beaches – For a peaceful vacation

Veligandu island beach
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Housed in a small and offbeat island in North Ari Atoll, Veligandu has got some of the most beautiful and peaceful beaches in the Maldives. The most economical way to reach this island is by taking a government ferry to the Rasdhoo island and then commute by boat along with the locals. In addition to swimming in the crystal clear water, Enjoy snorkeling or take a romantic walk by the seaside with your partner as the sun kisses the sky with a goodbye. Don’t miss out on the Origami Japanese Restaurant which offers amazing Japanese and Asian food.

6. The Hulhumale beach – The most popular of all

Hulhumale beach
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Sunbathing together with your partner with a brilliant blue view round is an exceptional way to rejuvenate, whilst on a vacation. Located in Kaafu Atoll, Hulhumale is one of the best beaches in the Maldives which makes sure you enjoy your well-earned vacation without spending a lot. While the bluest water and the white sands add beauty to the beach, what makes it exciting is the wide options of water sports and experiences here. Being a part of the Islamic region, bikinis are a big no here, and also in few other Maldives beaches. So, make sure you go decently dressed to the beaches of Maldives.

7. Kurumba Beach – The Honeymoon Getaway

Kurumba beaches of Maldives
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Located at a distance of 15 km from the Velana International airport, this beach is just a 20 minutes boat ride from Male. Enjoy scuba diving, some fun entertainment activities, and relax at Veli spa during your romantic getaway here. Kurumba Maldives resort is a fabulous stay option nearby the beach to enjoy scenic views.

8. Reethi Beach – The Beach with Emerald water

Reethi island beach in Maldives
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Located in the southwestern island of Baa atoll, Reethi beach is an epitome of luxury and surely one of the Top 10 beaches in Maldives to be visited. White sandy beaches, sparkling blue waters, rich coral reefs with colorful fishes makes it one of the best beaches in Maldives for honeymoon. It is a 40-minute seaplane ride from the city if Male. You may also stay in the Reethi beach resort, which hosts 150+ luxurious villas with many in house restaurants and spa experiences.

9. Dhigurah Beach – Dive with Whale Sharks

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Dhigurah beach is a very secluded and private beach lying on a small island in South Ari atoll. One can flaunt wearing bikinis in some parts of the island and this island is very well known for its diving with whale shark experiences. There are many affordable cafes and souvenir shopping places giving you a similar experience to that of Thailand. Take an MTCC ferry – route 307 from Male and get to Mahibadhoo Island and you may reach the beach within 5 hours journey.

10. Lily Beach – An isolated gem

Lily beach in Maldives
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Lily island resort has probably the best beach in the Maldives. It’s a perfect tropical getaway for any couple looking for a break from the monotonous city life. Its located on Huvahendhoo Island in Ari Atoll and is very close to some of the famous dive sites in the world. Get ready to be pampered and spend some private time with your loved one here.

Home to nearly 1200 islands in the world, The Maldivian archipelago hosts some of the finest and cleanest beaches in the world. Looking for a quick weekend getaway with your partner? Check some of the best Maldives tour packages and book your dream tropical getaway now with Pickyourtrail!

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