Velaa Private island, Maldives
A private patch of paradise, this luxury resort is sublime. Imagine a teardrop-shaped island with nothing around it but the Indian Ocean, and you start to get the castaway- perfect picture.
Velaa Private island, Maldives Photo Gallery
Opt for the Romantic Pool Residence (far right) and you won’t need to walk anywhere this overwater suite is reachable only by boat. There are things to do here (yoga and tennis for starters) but when you’re on your daybed, you won’t want to sample anything else.
HOW TO BOOK A
Suite costs from £7,700 for seven nights, B&B (velaaprivateisland.com).
Sandals Lasource Grenada
This new offering from sandals is box-fresh. unlike many other islands in the Caribbean that are spattered with top resorts along the coast, grenada is less developed for tourism. This is the only sandals resort on the island, nestled on the exclusive (and fabulously named) Pink gin Beach. It’s also minutes from the airport, so there’s no long transfer to eat up your beach time.
Once you check in to a skypool Butler suite and fling open the balcony doors on to your private infinity pool, you might just want to lock the door and throw away the key. lasource takes all inclusive to another level no matter where you and your man find yourself during your time at the resort, you’re guaranteed a first-class experience.
HOW TO BOOK
Virgin Holidays (virginholidays.com) offers seven nights from £1,875 per person, all inclusive. Includes return flights and transfers.