The Maldives is the number one choice for honeymooners seeking a tropical paradise, and it’s easy to see why. Its stunning white sand beaches fringed with swaying palms and lapped by the warm, crystal waters of the Indian Ocean make it picture-perfect for both wedding blessings and dream honeymoons.
Bandos, a stunning resort in the North Male Atoll, is just 10 minutes from Velaana International Airport and is located within one of the most beautiful house-reefs in the atoll. The resort is an excellent choice for honeymooners, as well as diving enthusiasts as it carries one of the best PADI certified dive facilities in the Maldives.
Guests are offered luxury accommodation in a choice of seven categories: Garden Villas are situated by the pool within tropical vegetation; Standard Rooms – a cosy choice right by the beach; Deluxe Rooms are more spacious and close to all the facilities; Jacuzzi Beach Villas are ideal for couples with an open Jacuzzi providing the perfect place to relax together; Guests can also choose from superior categories which include Jacuzzi Pool Villas with their own private pool and patio, ideal for honeymooners or Water Villas which offer luxurious seclusion over the Indian Ocean.
Wining & dining
Bandos Maldives offers continental dining as well as specialty dining plus three bars which provide nightly entertainment in gorgeous locations. The Gallery Restaurant consists of three spacious pods and is the main restaurant at Bandos, serving up elaborate buffet-style dining; Koon Thai Restaurant offers delicious, authentic Thai cuisine in elegantly designed inside/outside surroundings overlooking the lagoon; Sea Breeze Café is situated at the edge of the water where guests can lounge and enjoy international cuisine on the large outdoor over-water deck – everything from hamburgers to pizza; Mi Yaki translates to ‘Grill by the sea’, which is fitting as guests can enjoy beautiful views in the open air restaurant during their dinner.
Activities & entertainment
The Club House at Bandos offers numerous activities including a gym, sauna and steam room, plus a Water Sports Centre. The Excursion Centre ‘Riya’ can arrange unique experiences, such as a Sand Bank Excursion – this is a magical treat for honeymooners to experience complete romantic seclusion on the whitest sandy beaches surrounded by the turquoise waters of the lagoon. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the island.
Renewal of Vows
The Bandos Maldives renewal of vows package is for those who seek a traditional island ceremony. Held on the white sand beaches of Bandos, the ceremony is followed by a private sunset cruise on a Dhoni (Maldivian boat) after which the couple can enjoy a romantic private dinner by the sea.
Capture the romantic spirit of the ocean’s melody with an ocean theme wedding, featuring accents inspired by the sun, sand, and the sea. Exchange vows under an aqua blue and white decorated pergola. The pathways are decorated with hanging shells, blue and white stones and sand.
The Tropical Paradise theme wedding brings together the vibrant colours of the Maldives. Local style decorations with gorgeous tropical flowers and lush heart shape coconut leaves embellish the ceremony along with an impressive arch entrance. The tropical beat of Maldivian drums will signal the start of this unique ceremony. Tropical Paradise Package Includes: Bodu Beru Procession with Traditional Maldivian Beats and Maldivian Sarongs for the couple.
The Rustic Romance wedding enhances your special day with a sense of natural elegance. Organic elements and drift wood sets the stage for a wedding that is tranquil and charming.