‘Tropical Havens – All-Inclusive, Exclusive Hideaway’
JA Manafaru is situated on a 35-acre private island within the Maldives. It's an all villa resort which comprises of beach and overwater villas including two bedroom and three bedroom options, each of which have a private pool and terrace. There are two resort pools, a spa, fitness Centre, water sports centre, tennis courts, bicycles and Kids and Teens Clubs. ‘Magey Hiyaa’ is a Maldivian Cultural Awareness Centre which enables guests to experience Maldivian Life. The resort has ten drink and dining experiences serving cuisine from the Mediterranean to the Far East. The overwater White Orchid Lounge is a lively bar and lounge concept which serves Asian street food and exceptional drink options.
‘All inclusive elegance’
Step into island luxury at Atmosphere Kanifushi. Enjoy villas and suites with direct access to the beach from private verandas - some are close to amenities and resort activities; others offer seclusion and intimacy and are a short buggy ride away – the choice is yours. The resort has a recreation centre with a fitness centre, tennis courts and sports facilities and the water sports centre offers windsurfing, pedalos, canoes and stand-up paddle boarding. Dining on the island is varied, Spice offers international buffet style dishes, Just Veg is the first vegetarian restaurant in the Maldives and Ceylon Bliss serves delicious Teppanyaki.
‘All inclusive vegan friendly resort’
Nestled on the atoll of Dhidhoofinolhu, LUX* South Ari Atoll is an island paradise complete with 4km white-gold beach, only 25 minutes away by seaplane from the capital of Malé. There are 187 villas located alongside the beach or perched on stilts over the lagoon each with an outdoor private terrace. The resort has a 5* PADI dive centre and snorkelling in the Indian Ocean is a must along with unique experiences such as viewing the resident whale sharks here. There are two infinity pools, tennis courts, a fitness centre and spa as well as a Kids’ Club to keep the young ones entertained. On the island, there are 8 restaurants including East Market which is an Asian market-inspired venue and UMAMI which is dedicated to the theatrics of resident sushi and teppanyaki knife masters. For aperitifs or after-dinner drinks, there are five bars including Beach Rouge which has a fashionable beach club vibe. Sustainability is incredibly important to Lux* and they won the South Asian Travel Award 2019 as the leading eco-friendly resort. Diversity is also hugely welcome here including solo travellers, families and friends celebrating various chapters in their lives, there is something for everyone.
‘Maldivian paradise with underwater restaurant’
OZEN Life Maadhoo is situated in the South Malé Atoll. The Villas are located on the beach or over water and guests can choose between villas with, or without a private pool. There is a PADI-certified dive and water sport centre on site that offers dive lessons or excursions whatever your underwater experience and kayaking, windsurfing and stand-up paddle boarding is also available. If activity is not your idea of fun ELENA by Atmosphere offers pampering and relaxation. The resort has 4 restaurants and bars including the M6m an underwater dining experience.
Snorkelling and diving on house reef – Platinum All-Inclusive
Lily Beach Resort & Spa at Huvahendhoo is situated in southern Ari Atoll. The villas and suites have a private deck or terrace overlooking the Indian Ocean, beach or tropical surroundings. All Deluxe Villas, Beach Suites and the Beach Residence have private pools. Huvahendhoo island is perfect for snorkellers or scuba divers and other water sports available include wind-surfing, wake-boarding and canoeing. On dry land there is a fitness centre offering Yoga and a sports complex which has tennis, table tennis, beach volleyball and billiards. The overwater Spa features 7 treatment rooms with glass floor panels, sauna and steam room and specialises in Balinese treatments. The Resort has 4 restaurants and 3 bars serving food and drinks from around the world.
‘Intimate Luxury – Life at Your Pace’
Niyama Private Islands Maldives is an innovative and casual resort comprising of two islands, appropriately named Play and Chill. Niyama’s Villas have private and secluded outdoor areas and indoor spaces designed to keep guests entertained and relaxed and the Deli In Maxi bar offers a treat for everyone. Play encourages you to do just that, be adventurous and surf the waves, snorkel with hammerheads, learn to dive or take to the skies either parasailing, kite surfing or with a jet pack. Chill, meanwhile, is where you will find the Spa and wellness facilities. For kids the Play, Explorers Kids’ Club immerses little VIPs in nature and the islands. There are a choice of 12 options for food and beverages, including Subsix an underwater restaurant reached by speedboat and Nest set in a treetop setting and serving Thai, Chinese and Indonesian specialities.
‘Relaxed 5* deluxe resort with premium all-inclusive dine around’
Situated in the Raa Atoll, Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa on Fasmendhoo Island is situated on a private approximately 50 acre island. The island boasts 60 beach and 60 overwater villas with a choice of Jacuzzi or pool in both types. Water sports include the opportunity to dive and land sports include a fully air-conditioned fitness centre and tennis and paddle courts. For relaxation the spa has 9 air-conditioned treatment rooms, a relaxation area with Indonesian style pool, steam bath and sauna. The resort has a central area with pool and there are four restaurant choices ranging from South America to the Far East.
‘Exclusive Island Life – PADI Diving & Snorkelling Centre’
One&Only Reethi Rah is situated amongst the North Malé Atoll a string of coral atolls and lagoons. Set in 109 acres and with 12 beaches there are just 122 villas located on the beach or over water. Villas have private outdoor relaxation spaces with sun loungers or daybeds and some have a private pool. There are three pools and land sports include tennis, a climbing wall and football pitch. The island has a diving centre that provides lessons, courses and dive and snorkel excursions and water sports on offer are kayaking, sailing, wakeboarding, surfing and water skiing. Whilst young ones enjoy the kids’ and teens clubs, grown ups can enjoy the spa and fitness facilities where there are a choice of retreats and programmes. Seven restaurants and bars are situated on the island serving cuisine from around the world – Rabarbaro offers Italian casual dining and Tapasake modern Japanese from interactive Teppanyaki stations. Relax at the Beach Club or Rah Bar in the evening and enjoy the Maldivian sunsets.
‘Unspoiled beaches and magical plunge pool villas’
Floating in the North Ari Atoll, Constance Halaveli is the perfect combination of sand, sea and reef. The 86 villas are situated either on the beach or over the water and each features a private plunge pool and furnished terrace or balcony. Diving courses are available no matter what your experience and water sports include windsurfing, catamaran sailing, canoeing and stand-up paddle boarding – motorised water sports are also available. On land is a tennis, beach soccer, badminton and a gym. The spa has a yoga room, sauna, steam room and hot and cold plunge pools. Dining is on offer at 4 restaurants including Jahaz which has a themed buffet each evening and drinks at 2 bars.