Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa

‘Generous Private Villas, Marina & Luxury Spa’

Hideaway Beach Resort is situated on the island of Dhonakulhi surrounded by the cerulean waters of the Indian Ocean and a host of golden, soul-lifting beaches. The emphasis at this retreat is privacy and comfort in superbly generous accommodations. A variety of rooms, villas and suites are dotted across the island on the beachfront, or over the lagoon waters. Each offers a separate lounge area, an expansive outdoor setting and private access to a beach. At Hideaway Beach you have a choice of meal plans and a variety of dining opportunities, all tailor made to your specification and additional in-villa meals prepared from a selection of world-class favourites. Should you desire an adventurous outing, the resort offers a wealth of water and sports activities, as well as excursions to local historical sites and islands. Being in the Maldives, you simply must take advantage of the exceptional diving opportunities presented to you, a house reef lies just 10 – 30 metres away and the fully equipped dive school provides the latest in dive technology.

In Our Opinion

'This is one of those places where you feel like you could be the only ones on the island. The villas are spacious and the beach is incredible.'

Matheefaru Restaurant
The main spot for culinary indulgence this restaurant offers succulent international dishes, stunning ocean views and a romantic ambience
Meeru Bar & Grill
Never stray too far away from the pool, or the lagoon, at Meeru Bar & Grill. Open morning until late at night, this casual dining spot offers casual, international fair and a tempting range of cocktails, spirits, soft drinks and wines. Dine while overlooking the azure waters and watch the sting rays and baby sharks below.
Samsara Restaurant
Enjoy the romantic aura of Samsara Restaurant. Located on stilts over the lagoon, this is a food-lover’s paradise and offers an exquisite blend of modern Italian and Japanese specialities on an a la carte basis.
Oasis Restaurant, Bar and Lounge

Combining relaxing, dining and celebrating into one, this international fine dining restaurant offers an abundant menu of exquisite meats, delectable desserts, and more. 

Sunset Pool Cafe

Indulge in a journey at Sunset Pool Café, where panoramic vistas of the Indian Ocean provide the perfect backdrop for flavour-infused dishes blending Asian and European influences. 


  • 32m x 22m swimming pool
  • Sunset pool
  • Bicycles
  • Fitness centre
  • Jogging
  • Library
  • Yoga


  • Gem & jewellery shop
  • Sports & boutique shop
  • Souvenir shop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Doctor located on site

Land Sports

  • Tennis
  • Billiards
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Foosball
  • Table tennis
  • Beach volleyball

Water Sports

  • Snorkelling
  • Wake boarding
  • Banana boat
  • Jet skis
  • Wind surfing
  • Kite surfing
  • Water-skiing
  • Catamaran
  • Kayaking
  • Kite boarding
  • Inflateables
  • Private speed boat hire
  • Fishing

The resort has a house reef just 10-30 metres from the shoreline perfect for snorkelling and diving. There is a fully equipped dive school managed by Meridis Dive which has the latest in dive technology and branded equipment.
NITROX is free for certified divers.

Hideaway Spa
The Hideaway Spa by Mandara delivers treatments designed to overwhelm your senses with highly trained masseurs and a selection of and lagoon spa villas providing privacy and serenity.

Wibit Aqua Sports Park
A floating aqua park with slides, a climbing area, trampolines, a balancing beam and relaxing zones. Great for all of the family. Approximate opening date is December.

*Please be aware that some leisure activities and services may incur an extra charge

Hideaway Beach Resort welcomes families with children of all ages and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay.


  • Family 2 Bedroom with Pool can accommodate 4 children, other residences can accommodate a maximum of 2 children
  • Baby cot available in certain rooms


  • Children ages 0 – 11.99 dine complimentary on full board and half board

Beach & Sea

  • Private beach
  • Golden sands
  • Calm, warm waters

Swimming pool

  • Children have their own splash pool by the side of the main pool


  • A doctor is available on site

Kids Club
Hideaway Kids’ Club
Ages allowed

  • For children above the age of 3 - 12

Indoor activities

  • Painting and drawing
  • Movies
  • Dance party
  • Balloon race
  • Make your own sandwich
  • Musical chairs

Outdoor activities

  • Crab racing
  • Sandcastle making
  • Treasure hunt
  • Races


  • Free babysitting service for all villa guests

Dhonakulhi surrounded by shimmering, blue waters. The air of private intimacy lends itself to an atmosphere of romance, perfect for those looking to celebrate their honeymoon.

Honeymoon Offer – 4 nights or more – Complimentary

  • Welcome basket of fruit, replenished daily
  • One bottle of champagne
  • Wedding cake and canapes on arrival
  • One candlelit dinner for 2
  • Special honeymoon turndown


  • Minimum 4 night stay required
  • Wedding must be within 6 months of arrival
  • Proof of marriage to be presented on arrival

‘Memories to Treasure’ Wedding Package

  • Traditional Maldivian wedding ceremony
  • Manicure and pedicure for the bride
  • Bridal hair and makeup
  • Flower bouquet
  • Prosecco toast
  • One-tier wedding cake
  • Romantic 4-course dinner in the private overwater pavilion
  • Special villa turndown service
  • Champagne breakfast in villa the following morning
  • Professional photographer
  • CD with 60 pictures

Price guideline US$1,900 plus tax and service charge

‘Perfect Moments’ Wedding Package

  • Traditional Maldivian wedding ceremony
  • Manicure and pedicure for the bride
  • Bridal hair and makeup
  • Flower bouquet
  • One 80 minute Balinese massage for the bride and groom
  • Champagne toast
  • Three-tier wedding cake
  • Romantic 5-course candlelit dinner with bottle of wine
  • Special villa turndown service
  • In villa breakfast the following morning
  • Wedding gown/tuxedo pressing
  • Professional photographer
  • Professional videographer
  • CD with 60 pictures
  • 20 minute wedding video

Price guideline US$ 2,650 plus tax and service charge

It is not possible to have a legally recognised wedding in the Maldives; this ceremony is for effect only. Guests may choose to have this ceremony after a legal UK ceremony. Valid until 20 December 2016.


The resort is situated on Dhonakulhi Island in the Haa Alifu Atoll to the north of the country and is reached by a 75-minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport to Hanimadhoo Domestic Airport followed by a 20-minute speedboat ride. Private plane and sea plane transfers may also be organised. Guests arriving by private yacht may cruise directly to the island’s fully equipped world-class marina