Going to Maldives in January for my honeymoon. Super excited. All on Bonvoy points.

I have a 5 night stay booked at the St-Regis. I am looking for another property to book another 5 night stay. Would you recommend the W, JW, or the Ritz-Carlton

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I was at the W a couple months ago. It’s gorgeous, but I don’t think you can go wrong with either. Might want o check the additional cost me due to charter flights, food and drinks, etc.

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Damn! You fancy - that’s like 800k points. 2 hour flight from my home town. How I miss it! You can’t go wrong with any of those!

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Cool!

Did the st Regis Maldives, going to be a great trip! So jealous and wish I could go back. The overwater villas were amazing

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If you’re Marriott platinum or above, skip the Ritz so you can make use of the free breakfast benefit. That adds up

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Stayed at the W last month - lovely property and lovely people. Can’t go wrong.

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Why not the Le Meridian? I just did 5 nights in an overwater villa for 140k points. It’s a steal.

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Just personal curiosity, and maybe useful for OP, aren’t the food costs (and other on island expenses) just asinine numbers in the Maldives?

Haha for the 2 of us it was 500$ a day. But to be fair we had the half board option which meant we actually just paid for one meal and drinks 😐. Still as you said, worth every penny!

Just curious, what’s roughly the point totals spent and out of pocket for airfare and lodging alone?

I’m sure it will be worth it! Deciding between the properties is tough

JW is amazing (one of the furthest away from Male so it’s quiet and great for diving) they have a great all inclusive package for about 300 a day per person for all good and drink

I am doing the same in Jan! I chose 5 nights st regis and 5 nights ritz. Was tempted to pass on the ritz because of the lack of breakfast but they offer snacks and afternoon tea plus their base points room is an overwater villa so that sealed it for us. Maybe i’ll see you there!

8 wouldve been ideal but two were free so it only made sense to do 10. Also adding singapore as a stopover the way there.

Ritz Carlton stole my weed -____-

Did my honeymoon in W Maldives on points. Paid 3k in total for 5 nights. We’ll worth it

Did a week at the Ritz in Jan and cannot recommend highly enough.

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