'Timeless luxury inspired by nature'
OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI is located in the South Male Atoll just a 20 minute catamaran ride from Velana Airport. The 90 villas and reserves are designed with nature in mind whether located on the beach or over the ocean, all feature a private pool and direct access to either beach or lagoon (some via a slide!). The resort has an ice rink, pools, fitness centre and spa. For the young ones there is Kuka Koli Kid’s Club which promises adventures. Bolifushi is a beautiful paradise with two house reefs; take advantage of snorkelling and diving beneath the ocean to find these colourful fringed reefs. The Reserve Plan is a unique, exclusive holiday plan, where everything is already included. Savour dining experiences with delectable a la carte cuisine, enjoy premium champagne and wine and unwind and relax with a selection of spa and wellness treatments.
'Amazing Spa on an Amazing Island'
Lose yourself in the vastness of the Indian Ocean, with a range of beach and water villas waiting to amaze you. Three restaurants serve a range of options from Japanese sushi to authentic Italian pasta in the middle of the Maldives, and a pool bar ensures that you have everything you need while sunbathing in paradise. The award-winning Baglioni Spa offers an incredible space for rest and relaxation and the treatments and massages will leave feeling refreshed and revitalised. There are also a range of experiences that can be enjoyed here, from cooking classes to a desert island excursion.
‘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.
‘Indulgent, All-Inclusive and Exciting Entertainment’
Located in the Raa Atoll, Heritance Aarah is the perfect Indian Ocean destination for couples, families and friends. 150 beautifully appointed villas and suites have either direct access to beach or the lagoon, guaranteeing incredible views to accompany every moment of your stay. For those wishing to uncover the world beneath the waves, the Heritance Aarah Dive & Water Sports Centre promises to keep you engaged both in and atop the water, but for anyone wanting to stay plotted on dry land there's also a range of daily activities and entertainment available - everything from social gatherings to competitive sports. When guests need a little relaxation, they can head to the 6 soothing treatment rooms of the Over Water Spa, before sampling international culinary options by the poolside or sat atop the water.
‘All-Inclusive Luxury with Undersea Restaurant’
Hurawalhi Maldives is a private, adults-only resort on the Lhaviyah Atoll. The villas are spacious, featuring a large sundeck and private 27sqm pool that overlooks the lagoon. Enjoy undersea dining at 5.8 Restaurant, or authentic Asian cuisine at Kashibo Restaurant. Guests can enjoy several water activities, like water skiing, canoeing and dolphin safari. The resort offers its own comprehensive menu of all-inclusive facilities and activities that can be enjoyed across the resort.
'Diverse Diving Opportunities – Outstanding Villa Accommodation’
Located in the UNESCO world biosphere, Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives has access to a diversity of reefs, submerged cliffs, and a vibrant marine habitat. Villas at the resort are modern and luxurious. Find them located on the beach or on stilts above the lagoon. They work to promote Seaside Finolhu tranquillity and encourage surrender to the environment. Also available is a Beach Bubble Tent, located alone on the sandbank - take breakfast on the beach, enjoy a private barbecue dinner, and sleep under the Milky Way. The diving and snorkelling is first-class, and there is a marine biologist on hand to help you understand the underwater world. If you’re travelling with children, they will love the Oceaneers’ Club. There are activities for all ages, including treatments at the spa, water sports, and tennis, as well as excursions around the island. Six restaurants and bars allow you to make the most of the region's gastronomy. Try laid-back beachside eateries to fine dining experiences serving dishes from around the globe.
‘Overwater Villas and Dreamy Destination Dining’
Situated in a picturesque lagoon on the beautiful Turtle Island, Angsana Velavaru enjoys lush tropical gardens and tranquil waters. Intimate villas open onto private gardens or over the water with direct access to the crystal clear lagoon with its marine-rich coral reef. Only steps away from a pristine stretch of beach, all of the villas reveal panoramic views over the sea and many feature private infinity pools jutting out as if part of the ocean itself. Time spent here can be as relaxing or enthralling as you please; bask in the sun at the beach, cleanse your skin and revitalise at the spa, choose from a selection of water sports or learn how to prepare authentic Maldivian cuisine at the cooking classes. Visit the Funa restaurant, suspended over the shallow turquoise waters and serving world-class Pan-Asian cuisine.
‘All Inclusive Island Paradise'
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 Surrounded by Rich Coral Reef'
Lily Beach Resort & Spa at Huvahendhoo is idyllically situated in the southern Ari Atoll of the Maldives. Spacious villas and suites are stunningly appointed, benefitting from a private deck or terrace overlooking the Indian Ocean, a white sanded beach, or tropical surroundings. Some accommodation also includes a private pool or hot tub. Experience excursions swimming with turtles or manta rays; or for the more adventurous, try windsurfing or paddle boarding. For less water-based activities, the hotel also offers yoga, beach volleyball and a relaxing overwater spa. Sample delicious cuisines from around the world at one of the four restaurants, or relax in the evening at one of the bars.
‘Diving and Marine Life – Hospitality Maldivian Style’
Constance Moofushi is a chic, barefoot, all-inclusive resort situated in the South Ari Atoll and arrival by seaplane is stunning. The Beach, Water and Senior Water Villas allow for easy access to the Indian Ocean and each has a private terrace area. The resort has a main pool, spa, fitness centre and there are many water-sports to entertain. BlueTribe diving centre offers PADI certificate courses and boat excursions for experienced divers and South Ari Atoll is known as one of the best diving spots in the world. The 3 restaurants and bars offer food and drink from around the world and Manta the main buffet restaurant has daily changing specialities and themes.
‘All Inclusive Elegance’
Atmosphere Kanifushi sits to the north of Male, just over a half an hour seaplane transfer from the international airport. A variety of spacious villas sit atop the water or bordering the beach to offer a tranquil retreat embracing by the serenity of the Maldives, suitable for both couples and families. The resort has its very own Club house with a fitness centre, tennis courts and sports facilities, while the water sports centre offers windsurfing, pedalos, canoes and stand-up paddle boarding for adventurous guests. The two swimming pools offer privacy for adults at one end and fun for the whole family at the other. 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 traditional Sri Lankan Street food. Other restaurants include fine dining at The Sunset or The Pier Six, as well as exquisite flavours at Teppanyaki. Whatever your tastes Atmosphere Kanifushi offers something for everyone.
‘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 comprised of beach and overwater villas including two-bedroom and three-bedroom options, each of which has a private pool and terrace. There are two resort pools, a spa, a fitness centre and a water sports centre. Jam-packed schedules at the kids and teens clubs promise to keep the children engaged. JA Manafaru also features ‘Magey Hiyaa’, a Maldivian Cultural Awareness Centre which enables guests to experience Maldivian Life. The resort has ten drink and dining experiences serving cuisines from the Mediterranean all the way to the Far East. The overwater White Orchid Lounge is a lively bar and lounge concept serving Asian street food and incredible drink options.
‘Refined Elegance – World-Class Indulgence™ Plan’
OZEN Life Maadhoo is situated in the South Malé Atoll, where a selection of beautiful villas with or without private pools are located on the beach or over the water. Stays are enhanced by the incredible features of the Indulgence™ Plan – guests can enjoy a la carte dining and premium liqueurs and champagne at a total of 6 restaurants and bars, including fine dining at the mesmerising M6m underwater restaurant, alongside a range of incredible island-focused excursions and activities at no extra cost. There is a PADI-certified dive centre and a water sports centre on site that offers diving lessons as well as kayaking, windsurfing and stand-up paddle boarding. If you'd rather enjoy days of tranquillity, the ELENA by Atmosphere spa offers pampering and total relaxation without the need to pay anything extra. Your time here will be elegant, inspiring, and defined by ease.
'Gourmet Dining and UNESCO Biosphere Diving Sites'
Milaidhoo is a boutique hotel in the Baa Atoll UNESCO biosphere reserve and has a house coral reef which encircles the island. The Villas and Residences are situated on the beach or over water and each features an outdoor living deck with day bed and fresh water pool. As well as the magnificent diving and snorkelling, water lovers can enjoy windsurfing, paddle boarding and kayaking. The resort has an overwater spa, fitness centre and there are a range of excursions available. There are three restaurants and a bar, plus in-villa dining options. The All-Inclusive Gourmet Plan is recommended.
‘Spectacular Overwater Villas’
Located on the island of Medhufaru in the Noonu Atoll, Soneva Jani is barefoot luxury at its finest. Overwater and island villas are dotted around the island and each one opens up onto its own stretch of crystal clear lagoon. All of the villas are equipped with a spacious master bedroom and adjoining sleeping area, an open air bathroom, outdoor deck, overwater swing and shimmering private pool. The main facilities at Soneva Jani are all concentrated within The Gathering, a three storey structure that hosts the main dining outlets that serve Italian, Asian and internationally renowned dishes. Facilities at the resort include an overwater silent cinema, labyrinth gardens and, fun for the children, a kid’s den. Soneva Jani boasts the first overwater observatory in the Maldives, a real treat for night-time explorers young and old.
‘All-Inclusive – Raa Atoll Island and Marine Life’
In the Raa Atoll, Dhigali Maldives is a modern resort surrounded by the Indian Ocean, a house reef on one side and a soft powdery sandbank at the tip of the island. The villas, suites and bungalows are located over the lagoon, amongst tropical gardens or on the beachfront. The resort offers a host of water sports such as snorkelling, kayaking and diving at its own PADI licensed dive centre. Children can enjoy the many fun activities provided at the kids’ club, giving you the chance to visit the spa.Enjoy an all-inclusive option with its tempting all-day fine-dining option, which can be taken at one of four restaurants.
‘Maldivian Bliss in a UNESCO World Biosphere’
Located in the UNESCO World Biosphere of the Baa Atoll, Amilla Maldives is surrounded by white sand and the clear waters of the Indian Ocean. In the local Dhivehi language, Amilla Maldives translates to ‘my island home’. Villas are located over the lagoon, on the beach and amongst the trees. Recreational facilities include water sports, a spa and diving at the 5 star PADI centre Dive Butler. The areas surrounding the Baa Atoll is home to the Blue Hole and some of the healthiest coral reefs in the Indian Ocean. There are a wide variety of restaurants to choose from including Japanese, Italian and fish and chips.