The Maldives are picture perfect islands (1192 islands to be exact!) in the Indian Ocean surrounded by sparkling blue water. When you mention Maldives, many people automatically think of luxurious beach resorts linked by sky plane with exorbitant price tags. While these places provide a remarkable experience, the Maldives are open to honeymooners of all budgets. For couples looking to cut costs, outlying islands near Male are accessible by boat and where tour companies can help organize snorkeling and diving excursions. The Maldives are easier to get to than you think with frequent flights from Dubai to Male and onward flights to India.