Baros, Maldives <br>Baros is one of the Maldives’ original resorts to have opened in 1973. The thatched huts have since evolved into super luxurious accommodation, with romantic water villas that lead directly to the shallows. For the ultimate uninterrupted day, charter Nooma, the resort’s 19-metre dhoni can take you on a secret reef snorkeling trip, complete with sunset sailing and a romantic dinner cruise for two. www.baros.com
With Valentine’s Day falling on a Sunday this year, there’s no better time to plan for a luxurious romantic getaway than right now. Here are five of our top picks.