Imagine being surrounded by the azure expanse of the Indian Ocean and sun-kissed golden sands, and serenaded by the sound of the waves and birdsong every sunrise and stunning sunset… That’s what Maldives promises couples who want to experience a private paradise. And that’s exactly what made Richa and Arjun’s honeymoon there so memorable.
Maldives comprises of more than 1190 islands and sandbanks. It is one of the most popular holiday destinations given that it offers an abundance of natural beauty alongside some of the most luxurious hotels and resorts in the world. It’s amazing marine life is protected by a reef structure and the tropical nation offers a welcome break from the hectic pace of urban life with its plethora of underwater activities and leisurely explorations.
Richa and Arjun booked the Anantara Veli Maldives Resort in the South Male Atoll for their honeymoon which comprises of three sister islands – the largest one is Dhigu, Veli is the smaller one and Naladhu is the most exclusive – and expensive - one. Guests can travel to these islands via a ferry. Richa and Arjun had to take a 35-minute speedboat ride from Male International Airport to reach the resort, and once there, they enjoyed basking in each other's company in the many beautiful spaces of the resort which never felt crowded or noisy.
The romantic couple loved the stunning views and modern amenities of their Overwater Pool Villas at the resort. Specially designed for couples desiring some privacy, the villa offered them a sundeck that faced the blue sea . An infinity pool proved to be perfect space for them to enjoy special moments. Flat-screen televisions and high-speed internet offered them a connect to the outside world.
Richa and Arjun did something different to make their honeymoon memories more special – they hired the resort's in-house photographer to capture them in a color-coordinated honeymoon shoot. The mesmerizing natural environment and stunning structure of the villa proved to be the perfect backdrop for the shoot.