the Maldives is regarded as one of the most romantic destinations across the globe. Visitors can expect features white beaches, turquoise lagoons, unparalleled snorkelling, gorgeous rustic-chic villas over the water or on the sand, and haute cuisine. What’s not to like? It’s no surprise honeymooners flock here in droves. But we understand that choosing your personal hideaway might be stressful, which is why we dispatched our hotel detectives to find which Maldives resorts provide the greatest solitude, the highest levels of luxury, and the most beautiful locations.