Best pre-wedding shoot locations in Maldives

May 13, 2023

There is no denying that the Maldives has become a popular travel destination among people. In addition to travelling, a lot of individuals are also planning their weddings and pre-wedding photo shoots there. A pre-wedding photoshoot in the Maldives can be a dream come true for many couples, thanks to the stunning turquoise waters, pristine beaches, and luxurious resorts. No doubt, the Maldives’ beaches provide incredible backdrops for photographs. But what else do the Maldives have to offer? Shared below are some of the best locations for your pre-wedding photoshoot in the Maldives.

1. Wooden Walkways

There are a lot of resorts in the Maldives that have their own wooden walkways, such as Paradise Island, COMO Cocoa Island, Komandoo Island, and more. These wooden paths over pristine aqua-blue waters make a minimalist yet beautiful backdrop for pre-wedding shoots. Don your long gowns and pose with your partner at the sunset to get those dreamy pictures you wish for!


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2. Sea of stars

You might have heard about the natural phenomenon caused by bioluminescent phytoplankton that makes the water glow! Due to the presence of this plankton in the water, the movement of the waves makes the water illuminate, showcasing brilliant hues of bright blue and creating a shimmering effect that looks like a sea of stars. The best place to see the plankton is on Vaadhoo Island in the Raa Atoll, but depending on the circumstances, it can also happen on any of the other islands. This event only happens during one time of the year, and it’s actually quite a rare thing to witness in person as it is dependent on a lot of factors. It generally occurs in the late summer in the Maldives. So yes, this is one of the most unpredictable yet magnificent sights to witness, and you never know when you might get lucky. Plan your shoots during the late summer to add some shimmer to your pre-wedding photographs.

Sea of stars pre wedding shoot

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3. The Swing at Anantara Dhigu

Anantara Dhigu Resort is an ideal option for you if you are looking for a luxurious pre-wedding photo shoot. This resort is located in one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives and offers an amazing swing for two located right in the middle of blue water. Put on your white dress and pose with your partner while swinging with the cool breeze and blue waves.

The Swing at Anantara Dhigu

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4. Rent a yacht

To add to the magnificence of your pre-wedding shoot, renting a yacht is another great option. Hire these beauties from the cruise services that the Maldives offer and take advantage of the colourful skies at sunset. straight out of a movie, right?

VideoTailor prewedding Maldives Yacht

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5. Sandbanks

Do you wish to get clicked with your partner on mini white sand islands in the heart of crystal blue lagoons? Well, the Maldives have a lot of them in store for you. These tiny sandy spots in the middle of blue waters are called sandbanks. They are natural submerged ridges that consist of or are covered by sand and rise from the bed of a body of water to near the surface. What’s better than a serene and sublime setting for your pre-wedding shoot like this?

VideoTailor prewedding Maldives Sandbanks

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6. Maafushi Island

Maafushi Island is one of the biggest and most beautiful islands in the Maldives. It is located in Kaafu Atoll, about 27 kilometers away from the Male airport. The island is famous for its water-kissing sandy beaches. You can also explore the nearby streets and make them your backdrop to add Maldivian culture to your photographs.

Video Tailor prewedding Maldives Maafishi Island


You can’t just ignore the white sand beaches, sunny skies, and sparkling blue water in the Maldives. But the Maldives surely has a lot of spots to accompany these picturesque surroundings. The luxurious resorts in the Maldives offer a lot of picture-worthy spots like swings, hammocks, pools, and many more, which could help in attaining the pictures that you desire for your pre wedding.

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Sanyukti Chowdhry

A creative individual and a shutterbug who likes to travel. And, I write sometimes.

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