Which By Atmosphere Hotel Is Best For Me?

Boasting an exquisite collection of luxury nine hotels in the Maldives, Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts have redefined the standard of five-star Maldivian holidays, and are set to expand across Sri Lanka, Nepal, India and Bhutan too. Immersive locations tell local, ancient tales, framed by mesmerising ocean views and naturally beautiful surrounding scenery.

For an ultra-luxury all-inclusive holiday in the Maldives, select the luxury hotels within The Ozen collection - with the link to their dedicated blog here. Tailored towards family holidays in the Maldives, hotels within the Colours Of OBLU are known for their vibrant and contemporary design, with larger accommodations, immersive kids clubs, family pools and child-friendly activities - with the link to their dedicated blog here. And for information about the By Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts, look no further.

The By Atmosphere hotel collection focuses on wellness and relaxation, with one of the finest wellness experiences within their branded Ele|Na Spa. Additionally, By Atmosphere Hotels and Resorts have an incredible all-inclusive programme with everything included, from daily meals and premium refreshments, to water sports and iconic excursions. For guests wishing to maximise their stay, longer breaks to By Atmosphere hotels offer additional spa treatments, speciality dining and even more included excursions.



RAAYA By Atmosphere

Raaya By Atmosphere hotels in the Maldives

Inspired by Seb, a stranded sailor in 1945 who made this island paradise his home, RAAYA By Atmosphere takes inspiration from rustic, castaway adventures in the Maldives. Upon arrival, guests can explore the island with their own ‘Seb’s Journal’, guiding them to each of Seb’s original landmarks. Hand-built shacks become beachside bars, thatched homes become private villas, and guests can also visit his lookout tower for passing fishing boats.

RAAYA By Atmosphere is accessed by a short 45-minute seaplane transfer from Malé International Airport to the Noovilu Seaplane Terminal. This unspoiled, private island includes all-inclusive extras and dine-around as standard, and is the perfect spot for romance. Minimal light pollution reveals a skyscape of shooting stars, constellations and, if you’re lucky enough, even the Milkey Way. Located on the Raa Atoll, these marine-rich waters are famed for diving, Dhoni boat craftsmanship and the famous bioluminescent sea of stars.

The RAAYA Plan

The RAAYA Plan is an excellent, all-inclusive plan that takes care of every need and detail. As well as 45-minute return seaplane transfers from Malé International Airport to the island, indulge in their incredible ‘Dine Around’ package, with dinner and premium beverages included at every restaurant. Enjoy unlimited access to the gym, yoga pavilion and weekly classes, as well as complimentary guided walks and access to the mini golf course, football courts, padel tennis courts and skate park. 

Whilst little ones can take advantage of complimentary Kids Club facilities, families can enjoy at least one complimentary spa treatment per person, snorkelling gear, one snorkelling excursion per day, one sunset fishing tour and one sunset cruise per stay.

Villas at RAAYA By Atmosphere

RAAYA By Atmosphere has a beautiful selection of accommodations, perfect for both adult-only seclusion and family holidays to the Maldives. The Beach Villa and Water Villa are the perfect choice for couples. Whether they’re secluded amidst beachside foliage or elevated above the ocean with private-facing terraces - these spacious villas are the idyllic recipe for romance.

Whilst smaller families of 3 can enjoy the addition of pull-out sofa beds within the Beach Villa With Pool and Water Villa With Pool, families of 4 can enjoy the inclusion of an additional bedroom with twin beds. Alternatively, multi-generational families can make the most of interconnected villas.

  • Beach Villa: 2 adults
  • Water Villa: 2 adults
  • Beach Villa With Pool: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Water Villa With Pool: 2 adults + 1 child
  • 2 Bedroom Family Beach Villa: 4 adults / 2 adults + 2 children
  • 2 Bedroom Family Beach Villa With Pool: 4 adults / 2 adults + 2 children

Dining at RAAYA By Atmosphere

RAAYA By Atmosphere offers a variety of 4 restaurants and 2 bars on the island, with cuisines ranging from local seafood to Pan Asian fusion. Immerse yourself within the beauty of this natural island, with alfresco settings and modern decking - perfect for dining beneath the stars.

  • The Village: This alfresco setting serves authentic Italian cuisine with melt-in-your-mouth coastal flavours.
  • Soaq Pool Bar: Treat yourself to cocktails and light bites and you recline beside the main pool, overlooking the powder white beach.
  • RAAYA Life: Asian, European and Maldivian dishes can be sampled from this buffet-inspired dining experience with live cooking stations.
  • Mizaj: Alfresco dining meets fine dining sophistication, serving decadent Middle Eastern cuisine.
  • AMPERS&ND: Set within a secluded area of the island, enjoy Pan-Asian delights and locally sourced seafood on the beach.
  • Seb’s Shack: Sip iced refreshments and light bites within one of Seb’s original buildings on the island.

Island Activities at RAAYA By Atmosphere

Ele|Na Spa: Tucked away amidst natural Maldivian scenery, indulge in tranquillity and relaxation at Ele|Na Spa, RAAYA By Atmosphere. Tailored treatments, massages and rituals create one of the finest healing journeys in the Maldives, complemented with natural island ingredients.

Water Sports: Make unforgettable memories as you glide along the turquoise lagoons surrounding this island paradise, with a wide range of water sports available. During your stay, enjoy jet skiing, kayaking and daily snorkelling excursions with complimentary gear. 

Island Activities: RAAYA By Atmosphere is the perfect destination for family holidays in the Maldives, with an abundance of family-friendly activities to entertain even the littlest travellers. RAAYA By Atmosphere is one of the only resorts in the Maldives to offer mini golf, as well as tennis, football and beach volleyball. For the adrenaline enthusiasts, RAAYA Maldives also boasts its very own skatepark.

Excursions: Guests of RAAYA By Atmosphere Maldives have the opportunity to embark upon a variety of awe-inspiring excursions during their stay. Explore nearby house reefs with daily shuttles and included snorkelling gear, watch the beautiful evening colours with sunset cruises, or take advantage of sunset fishing trips.

DISCOVERY DEN Kid’s Club: The DISCOVERY DEN Kid’s Club is available with the RAAYA Plan, where little ones can make the most of arts and crafts, natural playgrounds, ziplining, trampolining and shipwreck discovery. 

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VARU By Atmosphere

VARU By Atmosphere hotels in the Maldives

Located just a 40-minute speedboat ride from Malé, lies the impressive island hideaway of VARU By Atmosphere. Located on the North Malé Atoll, VARU By Atmosphere has an incredible sustainability programme to protect its marine-rich waters. Think Green products use eco-conscious materials, matched by water conservation and low energy consumption.

The VARU Plan™

One of the best premium all inclusive plans in the Maldives, The VARU Plan™ at VARU By Atmosphere, takes care of every aspect of your stay. From culinary offerings to exciting excursions and island activities, fill your luxury Maldives holiday with every exciting item from your bucket list. As well as complimentary speedboat transfers to and from the airport, enjoy complimentary dining at Lime & Chili, with unlimited refreshments at Bay Rouge - as well as additional speciality dining depending on the length of your stay. Take advantage of complimentary island activities, Kids Club facilities and non-motorised water sports, with one sunset fishing and one additional excursion per stay.

Villas at VARU By Atmosphere

Each luxury beach and overwater villa accommodates up to 2 adults and 1 child, perfect for smaller family holidays to the Maldives. Beach Villas enjoy the privacy of enclosed beach gardens, whilst Water Villas are embraced by panoramic sea views and direct ocean access.

For multi-generational family holidays to the Maldives, or luxury escapes with friends, VARU By Atmosphere has a beautiful selection of larger accommodations to choose from. The Two Bedroom Beach Villa, Two Bedroom Beach Villa With Pool and Majlis Suite accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children - with separate bedrooms and the option for a private pool.

  • Beach Villa: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Water Villa: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Beach Villa With Pool: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Water Villa With Pool: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Water Suite: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Two Bedroom Beach Villa: 4 adults + 2 children
  • Two Bedroom Beach Villa With Pool: 4 adults + 2 children
  • Majlis Suite: 4 adults + 2 children

Dining at VARU By Atmosphere

From rustic beachside gastronomy to sophisticated fine dining, VARU By Atmosphere curates a variety of uniquely-inspired restaurants and bars. Savour the flavours of a different cuisine each night of your stay, with succulent steaks and grilled dishes at Charcoal, decadent seafood flavours at NÜ, and sunset vistas with hand-crafted cocktails at Bay Rouge. For diverse lunchtime and evening mealtimes, the choices are endless at VARU By Atmosphere.

  • Charcoal: Speciality fine dining restaurant, serving steaks and grilled dishes on the beach.
  • Lime & Chili: All day dining is offered within this buffet-style restaurant, with globally-inspired cuisines.
  • Kaagé: Savour authentic Maldivian cuisine within the resort’s signature speciality restaurant.
  • NÜ: Inside this overwater speciality restaurant, enjoy fresh Mediterranean seafood and lagoon views.
  • Bay Rouge: Set beside the beach and poolside, indulge in ocean-fronted light bites and signature cocktails.

Island Activities at VARU By Atmosphere

Ele|Na Spa: Inspired by its beautiful surroundings, the Ele|Na Spa draws ancient wisdom from the Maldivian natural world. Signature rituals and holistic therapies are the perfect way to relax, with handmade products that elevate your sensory journey.

Water Sports: Delve beneath the crystal-clear waves and discover the mesmerising landscapes of the underwater world, with twice-daily snorkelling trips to a variety of nearby house reefs and complimentary snorkelling gear. Guests staying at VARU By Atmosphere can also enjoy a variety of complimentary non-motorised water sports, including windsurfing, catamaran sailing, canoeing and stand-up paddle boarding.

Excursions: The crown jewel of included activities at the resort is the stargazing cruise and sunset cruise. Perfect for evenings of romance, sail away on the Dhoni boats and begin your spectacular evening along the ocean waves.

Kids Club: Creativity is the heart and soul of the VARU By Atmosphere Kids Club, with curated experiences across film screenings, arts and crafts, themed parties and sports days. There is something for every little one, allowing a well deserved rest for adults.

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Atmosphere Kanifushi

Atmosphere Kanifushi luxury Maldives holidays

Atmosphere Kanifushi lies within the spectacular Lhaviyani Atoll, famous for its world-class diving opportunities and accessed by a short 35-minute seaplane from Male International Airport. Included within the 5 restaurants and 3 bars, Just Veg celebrates a brand-new style of cuisine in the Indian Ocean, being the first a la carte vegetarian restaurant in the Maldives.

Located to the north of the Maldives, the Lhaviyani Atoll offers a wide variety of dive sites and snorkelling opportunities, with seagrass and coral gardens, infamous sunken shipwrecks and rich marine life. Swim amidst sea turtles, stingrays and whitetip reef sharks within the Atoll's best dive sites, including Kuredu Express, Madivaru Kandu and The Shipyard Wrecks.

Atmosphere Kanifushi Plan

Included within the Atmosphere Kanifushi Plan, guests can explore the wide variety of bars along the island within unlimited refreshments, as well as the delicious all-day cuisine at The Spice. Guests can also enjoy one fine dining experience at any of the speciality restaurants, depending on the number of nights within their stay. Evenings can be spent relishing the live performances and entertainment, whilst sun-kissed days offer unlimited water sports, Kids Club entertainment and island activities. Make the most of the two snorkelling shuttle services each day to 7 nearby snorkelling sites, as well as one complimentary sunset fishing and additional excursion too.

Villas at Atmosphere Kanifushi

Dressed in authentic Maldivian charm, each of Atmosphere Kanifushi's luxury villas are elegant and spacious enough to sleep 2 adults and 2 children - perfect for family holidays in the Maldives. Wake up to private beach and sea views from the comforts of your expansive bed, with almost every room category boasting its own private pool too.

For multi-generational holidays to the Maldives, the Kanifushi Residence is an excellent choice. This dreamy Maldivian hideaway occupies 1 king-size bed, 2 twin beds, additional sofa beds, a large pool with a shallow area for little ones, butler service and even a daily muffin service.

  • Sunset Beach Villa: 2 adults + 2 children
  • Kanifushi Beach Villa With Pool: 2 adults + 2 children
  • Water Villa: 2 adults + 2 children
  • Sunset Beach Villa With Pool: 2 adults + 2 children
  • Sunset Water Villa  With Pool: 2 adults + 2 children
  • Kanifushi Grand Pool Villa: 2 adults + 2 children
  • Two Bedroom Sunset Family Beach Villa: 4 adults + 2 children
  • Two Bedroom Sunset Family Beach Villa With Pool: 4 adults + 2 children
  • Kanifushi Residence: 5 adults + 2 children

Dining at Atmosphere Kanifushi

With a variety of diverse dining experiences inspired by hearty cuisine and satiated tastebuds, Atmosphere Kanifushi's restaurants and bars offer something a little different within the By Atmosphere hotel collection. Home to the first a la carte vegetarian restaurant in the Maldives, lantern-lit speciality bars, floating dining experiences and flavourful Sri Lankan street food, dining at Atmosphere Kanifushi is a bucket-list experience that you simply have to try.

  • The Liquid: Set beside the poolside and shoreline, enjoy London-inspired fish & chips service with cocktails and signature drinks, with theme parties, discos and live performances throughout the year.
  • The Spice: Relish the globally-sourced flavours of international cuisine, with this all-day dining, buffet-style restaurant. 
  • Just Veg Speciality Restaurant: The first a la carte vegetarian restaurant in the Maldives, serving innovative twists on Mediterranean, Arabic and Indian cuisines.
  • Lantern Bar: Admire every spectacular sunset from this lantern-lit, speciality sunset bar, floating above the water and serving plant-based, Mediterranean, Arabian and Asian fusion.
  • Pier Six Speciality Restaurant: Floating above Atmosphere Kanifushi's surrounding lagoons, sample the finest speciality seafood within a fine dining setting.
  • Teppanyaki Grill Speciality Restaurant: Tuck into flavourful Japanese and Teppanyaki flavours with an intimate, live kitchen performance, floating above the water with romantic sea views.
  • Ceylon Bliss: Set amidst the tropical foliage at the heart of the island, enjoy an authentic toes-in-the-sand experience with Sri Lankan food, cocktails, bar swings and sea views.
  • Sunset Pool Bar: This relaxed poolside bar lies beside the white sand beach, with a la carte menus, Moroccan teas and special White Night BBQ parties.

Island Activities at Atmosphere Kanifushi

Akiri Spa: Transform your luxury Maldives holiday within this private oasis, hidden amidst the lush island greenery. The Akiri Spa by Atmosphere Kanifushi invites personalised treatments using the natural island ingredients and aromatherapy. Included in the Kanifushi Plan, enjoy additional complimentary spa treatments, depending on the length of your stay. 

Island Activities: Personalise your luxury Maldives holiday to you, spending your days the way you like - whether you wish to relax along the powder soft beaches, or indulge in the included activities available at Atmosphere Kanifushi. Nestled amidst the palm trees, the island's Paddle Tennis Court is perfect for seasoned pros and family entertainment, whilst the Akiri Spa offers a serene ambience for spa days and wellness. 

Water Sports: Enjoy a variety of adventures at sea, with complimentary water sports available for guests of Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives. Try your hand at windsurfing, sailing, canoeing and stand-up paddle boarding, with catamaran sailing available too. Alternatively, the Maldives is one of the best places to dive in the world, with an abundance of dive sites within the Lhaviyani Atoll. Guests can also take advantage of the PADI-licensed Dive Centre, as well as complimentary dive gear and snorkelling equipment, before exploring sunken shipwrecks, coral gardens and tropical marine life.

Excursions: Your enriching Maldivian experience begins here, with Kanifushi Atmosphere's incredible excursion offerings. Discover the history of Kurendhoo with island exploration and helping the local community. Set off on the iconic Maldivian Dhoni and watch the most incredible sunsets. Or, relish the bright colours of the final sunset rays as you embark upon a sunset fishing cruise. 

Kids Club: Whilst making the most of the island's more adventurous offerings, little ones will adore the incredible facilities within Atmosphere Kanifushi's Kids Club. From arts and crafts to indoor play, little ones can play in this adventure-filled playground, whilst adults can enjoy some well-deserved 'me' time.

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  • Is RAAYA By Atmosphere all inclusive? Yes, RAAYA By Atmosphere is all inclusive as standard, with their Dine Around package also included.
  • Does RAAYA By Atmosphere have a house reef? No, however, RAAYA By Atmosphere does offer daily snorkelling excursions with gear included.
  • Does VARU By Atmosphere have a house reef? No, although VARU By Atmosphere offers two snorkelling excursions per day to nearby house reefs, with gear included.
  • Is VARU By Atmosphere all inclusive? Yes, VARU By Atmosphere is all inclusive as standard. However, guests are offered a number of meals within speciality restaurants, depending on the length of your stay.
  • How many rooms does Atmosphere Kanifushi have? Atmosphere Kanifushi has 162 villas on the island.
  • Is Atmosphere Kanifushi all inclusive? Yes, Atmosphere Kanifushi is all-inclusive as standard, with optional extras for speciality dining - depending on the length of your stay.


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