Often quoted as the number one honeymoon destination, The Maldives has become a popular choice for couples to relax, unwind and seek solitude. But this island country scattered over the Indian Ocean has so much more to offer. 1. Ride a seaplane The Maldives comprises of over 1,100 islands and 26 Atolls. Malé (the capital) is just a landing point and once there, transfer over to your resort (depending on the distance – resorts arrange for either a speedboat or a seaplane).