The Residence

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PADI 5* Diving – Dining Delights

Located on the island of Falhumaafushi in the Gaafu Alifu atoll, The Residence Maldives is surrounded by coral reefs and excellent dive sites. The Beach and Water Villas have living rooms and terraces overlooking either the beach or ocean. Water sport activities include windsurfing, kayaking and paddle boarding and there is a 5* PADI dive centre and motorised sports. To explore the island and resort there are bicycles and other activities include yoga, golf putting and a fitness centre. The spa has over water treatment rooms and a range of treatments including massage and holistic. There are two restaurants and two bars that offer dishes and drinks from around the globe and you can enjoy a private dining experience or a sunset grill.



In Our Opinion

‘Dinner at The Falhumaa at the end of the jetty is an elegant affair guests will love. The relaxed and intimate location makes it a perfect spot for after dinner drinks whilst you enjoy the view to the horizon.’

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  • Wi-Fi & library bar access for internet & boardgames
  • Non-motorised sports (excluding lessons)
  • Use of gym & sauna
  • Yoga sunrise or sunset class (subject to schedule and availability)
  • Assisted buggy transfer or bicycles on request
  • Access to common pool, sun loungers & towels
  • Ironing of 2 items during stay
  • Undapcking/packing service offer
  • Cold towel & welcome drink on arrival
  • Escorted transfer to jetty for speedboat
  • Access at Moonimaa Lounge Male Airport on arrival with Wi-Fi, drink & snacks
  • Meet & greet by resort host on arrival
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Safe
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Nespresso machine
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Minibar
  • IDD telephone
  • LED TV & DVD player
  • Ceiling fan
  • Wi-Fi
  • Air-conditioning

Beach Villa

The Beach Villa has direct access to the beach from a private deck. One bedroom with king-size or twin beds, living room and bathroom with tub and shower.

FEATURES

  • 85sqm
  • One bedroom with king-size
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults or 2 adults & 2 children
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Living room
  • Deck with sun loungers
  • Beach view

Water Villa

The Water Villa has direct access to the beach from a private deck. One bedroom with king-size or twin beds, living room and bathroom with tub and shower.

FEATURES

  • 85sqm
  • One bedroom with king-size
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults or 2 adults & 2 children
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Living room
  • Deck with sun loungers
  • Direct ocean access
  • Ocean view

  • Wi-Fi & library bar access for internet & boardgames
  • Non-motorised sports (excluding lessons)
  • Use of gym & sauna
  • Yoga sunrise or sunset class (subject to schedule and availability)
  • Assisted buggy transfer or bicycles on request
  • Access to common pool, sun loungers & towels
  • Ironing of 2 items during stay
  • Undapcking/packing service offer
  • Cold towel & welcome drink on arrival
  • Escorted transfer to jetty for speedboat
  • Access at Moonimaa Lounge Male Airport on arrival with Wi-Fi, drink & snacks
  • Meet & greet by resort host on arrival
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Safe
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Nespresso machine
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Minibar
  • IDD telephone
  • LED TV & DVD player
  • Ceiling fan
  • Wi-Fi
  • Air-conditioning

Beach Pool Villa

This villa’s terrace leads directly to a private plunge pool that overlooks the beach. There is one bedroom, living room and bathroom with tub & shower.

FEATURES

  • 85sqm
  • One bedroom with king-size
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults or 2 adults & 2 children
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Living room
  • Deck with sun loungers
  • Private plunge pool
  • Beach view

Water Pool Villa

The one-bedroom Water Pool Villa has a living room and bathroom with tub and shower. The terrace has a private plunge pool.

FEATURES

  • 85sqm
  • One bedroom with king-size
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults or 2 adults & 2 children
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Living room
  • Deck with sun loungers
  • Private plunge pool
  • Ocean view
  • Direct ocean access

Deluxe Water Pool Villa

Tucked in one of the most private locations of the resort the Deluxe Water Pool Villa has a living room, bedroom with king-size bed and bathroom with tub and shower.

FEATURES

  • One bedroom with king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults or 2 adults & 2 children
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Living room
  • Deck with sun loungers
  • Private plunge pool
  • Direct ocean access
  • Ocean view

2 Bedroom Beach Pool Villa

This Beach Pool Villa has one bedroom with king-size bed and second bedroom with twin beds. The central living room opens on to a sun deck and private plunge pool.

FEATURES

  • 149sqm
  • One bedroom with king-size bed
  • Second bedroom with twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 6 adults, 5 adults & 1 child or 2 adults & 4 children
  • Beach view
  • Direct beach access
  • Two bathrooms with tub & shower
  • Private pool
  • Central living room
  • Terrace

2 Bedroom Water Pool Villa

Situated over the water this villa has two bedrooms, a central living area and two bathrooms. Outside the sundeck opens onto a private pool and gives direct access to the ocean.

FEATURES

  • 144sqm
  • One bedroom with king-size bed
  • Second bedroom with twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 6 adults, 5 adults & 1 child or 2 adults & 4 children
  • Two bathrooms with tub & shower
  • Central living room
  • Terrace
  • Private pool
  • Ocean view
  • Direct ocean access

The Residence Maldives offer two All-Inclusive packages:

Premium All-Inclusive

Dining

  • Buffet breakfast at The Dining Room
  • Lunch – set a la carte at The Dining Room or at The Beach Bar
  • Afternoon Tea available at Th Falhumaa from 16.00 – 17.30 (once during stay)
  • Dinner – Set or buffet dinner at The Dining Room. Credit towards A la Carte or Set dinner at The Falhumaa.

Drinks

  • Daily supply of mineral water per villa, per day (4x bottles)
  • In villa coffee machine, daily refill of capsules
  • In-room minibar – beer, bottle juices, selection of spirits, cashew nuts & crisps refilled once daily
  • Selection of soft drinks, canned juices, and in house bottle water at restaurants during meal times
  • Menus will be provided at time of arrival – draught beer, selection of wines by the glass, selection of spirits, cocktails, canned juices, tea & coffee and ice cream from 11.00 – 23.00 at The Beach Bar and restaurants during meal times.

Activities

  • One local island excursion (once per stay)
  • One picnic lunch on Castaway Island (once per stay)

 

Standard All-Inclusive

Dining

  • Buffet breakfast at The Dining Room
  • Lunch – set a la carte at The Dining Room or at The Beach Bar
  • Dinner – Set or buffet dinner at The Dining Room. Credit towards A la Carte or Set dinner at The Falhumaa.

Drinks

  • Daily supply of mineral water per villa, per day (4x bottles)
  • In villa coffee machine, daily refill of capsules
  • In-room minibar – beer, bottle juices, selection of spirits, cashew nuts & crisps refilled once daily
  • Selection of soft drinks, canned juices, and in-house bottle water at restaurants during meal-times
  • Menus will be provided at time of arrival – draught beer, selection of wines by the glass, selection of spirits, cocktails, canned juices, tea & coffee and ice cream from 11.00 – 23.00 at The Beach Bar and restaurants during meal-times.

 

Premium and Standard All-Inclusive Conditions

  • Meals apply from time of check-in to check-out, half-day all-inclusive for early arrivals or late departures
  • All bills must be signed for by the customer on consumption
  • Subject to change at the hotel’s discretion

The Residence, Maldives welcomes couples celebrating their honeymoon or anniversary, staying in a One Bedroom Villa,  with the following benefits.

  • A bottle of wine on arrival
  • 10% discount at The Spa by Clarins
  • A sunset cocktail for two with canapes at The Beach Bar (once during stay)
  • A romantic in-villa bath set up (once during stay)
  • In-villa breakfast once during stay

For celebrating couples staying 7 nights or more on half board

  • Complimentary daily lunch – upgrade from half board to full board

Conditions

  • For standard benefits guests must be staying a minimum of 4 nights
  • Applicable for One Bedroom Villa categories only
  • If honeymoon must be within 6 months of wedding date with proof of marriage required on arrival
  • Anniversary must take place during the stay with proof of wedding date
  • Honeymoon/anniversary be confirmed at time of booking
  • Subject to change and availability correct as of Sept 2019

The Residence Maldives offers a range of Wedding Ceremony packages, full details of which are available on request.

Sunset Celebration

  • Traditional drummers to accompany couple to venue
  • Bridal bouquet
  • Wedding cake and champagne
  • Planting of coconut palm
  • Wedding Blessing ceremony
  • Wedding certificate presentation
  • Turndown gift provided on night of ceremony
  • Photo CD of 24 photos will be provided at end of stay
  • Bridal make-up and hair

Also available Underwater Matrimony and Bliss on Castaway Island

Conditions

  • Bookings must be at least 21 days prior to ceremony
  • Commissionable to bona fide agency
  • Wedding co-ordinator will facilitate the event
  • Ceremony is not legally binding
  • Resort reserves right to postpone of chance venue due to weather or force major
  • Guests who purchase the Underwater Wedding ceremony must be licensed divers
  • Prices subject to local taxes or changes stipulated by the government
  • Cancellation fees apply

Leisure

  • Beachfront Infinity Pool
  • Fitness Centre
  • Sauna & steam room
  • Yoga classes
  • Kids’ Club for age 3 – 12 years
  • Golf putting
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor movie night
  • Chef’s carving classes
  • Marine talk

Spa by Clarins

  • Six pavilions overlook the lagoon
  • Open yoga deck
  • Holistic treatments
  • Massage
  • In-villa treatments available

Water sports (Complimentary)

  • Snorkelling equipment for stay
  • Kayaks
  • Stand up paddle
  • Windsurfing

Water sports (at an additional cost)

  • Padi 5* Dive centre
  • Water skiing
  • Kneeboarding
  • Tubing
  • Jet skis

Excursions (at an additional cost)

  • Deep sea fishing
  • Island visits
  • Dolphin & sunset cruises

Services

  • Wi-Fi
  • Concierge
  • Buggy service
  • DVD & CD library
  • Boutique & gift shop
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Island clinic
Dining Options
For guidance only - subject to change

Bed & Breakfast

  • Breakfast at The Dining Room

All Inclusive - see All Inclusive tab for more details

The-Beach-Bar

The Dining Room

Overlooking the ocean this is the resort’s main dining venue. International, Asian and Indian Ocean dishes and a children’s menu is available. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Falhumaa & bar

Situated over the ocean above the reef, The Falhumaa serves western cuisine with the emphasis on seafood and grilled meats. Open for dinner.

The Beach Bar

Island style and spirit. Overlooking the beach and pool here is the place for drinks during the day and evening. Light lunches and tapas. Bar open 10.00 til late.

Private Dining

Choose a candlelit dinner on your private terrace or on a private castaway island. Your dining experience will be crafted by a personal chef and is only limited by your imagination!

The Library Bar

Located above the lobby overlooking the ocean, enjoy a game of chess or billiards accompanied by cocktails or your favourite drink.

The Sunset Grill

Three times a week, weather permitting, guests can dine under the stars beachside. BBQ of seafood and meat.

The Residence Maldives, located in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, is just over an hour transfer from Malé International Airport via a 55 minute domestic flight to Kooddoo and a 10 minute speedboat transfer from there to the island.

 

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