Few places are worth the pocket sacrifice. They are luxury travels!
Beside Maldives, there are:
Caesar Augustus locates on Capri island, Italia.
Perivolas locates on Santorini island, Greece
Qualia locates on Hamiltoon island, Australia
This photo of Qualia Resort
Four Season Resort locates on Bora Bora island, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean
Save up and flee! :)