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Written by Preetha Manivelan on November 14, 2022 Share on

Maldives Itinerary For Couples – An Ideal 5-Day Stay In Paradise!

The Maldives has everyone’s heart, doesn’t it? It is one of the top destinations for couples and grew only stronger even during the pandemic. Right from the breathtaking beach experiences, adrenaline rushing water sport activities, exceptional dining options with scrumptious food and more Instagram-worthy pictures, your Maldives vacation with your partner can be nothing but wholesome. We are not denying the fact that they are many destinations to have a great vacation with your partner but the experience that the Maldives provides will be unique. The best option is to kickstart your long list of travel destinations with the top couple-friendly destination, the Maldives. Confused about choosing an ideal Maldives travel itinerary for couples? Here it goes.

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Maldives itinerary for couples

Who hasn’t dreamt of a Maldives vacation with their partner? If anyone says no, then you should. The Maldives is one place that just makes you have quality time with your partner with all the best experiences. Planning it for your honeymoon to Maldives or anniversary? Great choice indeed.

Day 1Arrival at the Maldives
Day 2A leisure day with a floating breakfast in the morning
Day 3The must-have water sports day
Day 4Relax by taking the spa services and end the day with a private dinner
Day 5Departure from the Maldives
An ideal 5-Day Maldives couple itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival at the Maldives

Once you land at Velana International Airport, clear the immigration and make your way to the arrivals hall. Look for your resort’s counter and board your transfers. After a long journey in the flight, the seaplane or speedboat transfers that you take will be much-needed and the views that you get would surely make your jaws drop. After reaching the resort, clear the check-in procedures, have your lunch, take some rest and have this day entirely to explore the resort. Get to know all the places and options it has and book if you want any additional experience other than the ones included in the package.

Sea plane experience in the Maldives
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Day 2 – A leisure day with a floating breakfast in the morning

As much as you would like to have an exciting day on your trip, a leisure day in the Maldives is equally important. After having good rest on the first day of your Maldives itinerary for couples, be an early riser for a day and wake up to a beautiful sunrise. Beach times in the Maldives will be one of the best Things to do in Maldives on your trip with your partner. Enjoy the experience of a floating breakfast (Must-try. I repeat. MUST-TRY) and start your day. Have this day only for the beach times and any additional experiences that you are doing to plan on your stay.

A couple holding hands
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Day 3 – The must-have water sports day

Water sports and Maldives makes the best pair just like your partner and you. Day 3 of your Maldives itinerary for couples is strictly going to be a water sports day. Try your favourite water sports on this day by getting enough suggestions from the resort staffs. They will help you plan your water sports in the best way possible. Click some crazy pictures in the waters and tell the world how a trip with your partner to the Maldives feels like.

Snorkelling in the Maldives
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Day 4 – Relax by taking the spa services and end the day with a private dinner

After a long and tiring day of water sports, everyone would need relaxation, right? So, the Day 4 of your Maldives couples itinerary is exactly that. There are many add-on services provided by all the top resorts in the Maldives and taking a spa is definitely one. In fact, Maldives is one of the best places for spa experiences. And in the evening, plan your romantic candlelit dinner. As the Maldives has many private dining options, choosing one for your stay is something that you can’t afford to miss.

Maldives private dining
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Day 5 – Departure from the Maldives

Every beautiful thing has to end at some point and here is your departure day from the Maldives. Have your breakfast, clear your check-out procedures and take your transfer back to the airport. Here is a quick tip. Choose a flight in the second half of the day. Though your check-out time at the resort is 11 AM, most resorts allow you to use the resort facilities until you take your transfers. Awesome, right? It’s completely understandable that bidding farewell to this place is never easy but you can always plan another trip with your partner to this paradise.

Couple holding glasses
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FAQs about a Maldives trip with your partner

1. What is the ideal duration for a Maldives itinerary for couples?

Choosing to stay for 4 to 5 days is the ideal duration for a couple trip in the Maldives.

2. What is the best time to visit the Maldives?

To get the best of Maldives experiences, visiting from November to April is a perfect time.

3. What are the must-stay resorts in the Maldives for couples?

All resorts in the Maldives are couple-friendly. Some of the top resorts are LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas, Sun Siyam properties, Coco Bodu Hithi, Lily Beach Resort & Spa – All-inclusive, Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa and Reethi Faru Resort.

4. How much does one need to carry for additional expenses in the Maldives?

To cover the additional experiences, it is recommended to carry 50 – 75 USD per day per person. Depending on what additional experiences you plan, this cost will increase accordingly.

5. Is the photoshoot inclusive of a Maldives package?

Only a few resorts offer this experience as part of your all-inclusive package. But kindly note that it wouldn’t be DSLR photography. If you want a professional photoshoot, you can let the resort know, pay extra and enjoy the services. There will be many options and rates on an hourly basis.

Interested read: Coco Bodu Hithi

I hope you found this 5 day Maldives itinerary for couples interesting. It’s very important that you choose an ideal Maldives honeymoon package and we are here to make that search way easier. Pickyourtrail has many amazing Maldives tour packages for you and lets you customise your own dream itinerary. Yup, your Maldives trip with your partner is only a click away. Here is another trip. Don’t stop with just reading about blogs on what couples to the Maldives say, go experience them yourselves.

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