The turquoise waters of the Maldives are pure indulgence. Swimming, snorkelling, diving or simply relaxing above or below the unique blue lagoons surrounding the atolls is the best way to pass the time. We have selected our favourite overwater and underwater experiences on these inspiring islands.
With the introduction of their Overwater Organic Greenhouse, Soneva Fushi have yet another reason to put the Maldives on your travel map. The five new dining experiences at their Out of the Blue overwater restaurant base includes everything from teppanyaki to secret menus, but our favourite is an area where guests can pick the ingredients to create their own personalised salads.
Six Senses Lammu’s overwater spun-glass wine cellar Altitude, is home to over 400 types of wine from around the world. The cellar is very impressive, and one of our favourite experiences includes a five-course dinner where sommeliers select four of the best wine to match your meal to perfection. If you’re a vintage wine lover, then you can choose to pair your wines with a selection of canapes, cheese or
The U Spa at Constance Moofushi will lull you into a state of bliss overwater. Treatments are beautiful but the location is really special. If you want a massage whilst gazing over turquoise water, then this is the place to retreat to.
Described by the resort as an ‘underwater playground’ Subsix is a really fun addition to Niyama’s entertainment scene. This underwater club and bar is the place to be for a private champagne breakfast whilst watching the creatures of the deep swim past. Glow parties every Wednesday, add something fun for those looking to try new cocktails with the occasional curious fish swimming up to the window to observe you!
The underwater restaurant M6m at Ozen is a wonderful location for honeymooners, or those looking for a really exclusive dining experience. The cuisine here is exceptional- indulge in modern seafood fine dining with the ocean as your showcase.
The Pearl Spa at Huvafen Fushi is the first and only underwater spa in the world. Drift away looking at the wonderful panoramic reef views whilst tropical fish swim past for a once in a lifetime spa experience.