Our TOP 10 Luxury Hotels in Maldives:
1. One&Only Reethi Rah (North Malé Atoll)
Surrounded by the wonders of the Indian Ocean, One & Only Reethi Rah makes its home on one of the largest islands in North Malé Atoll. A jewel among a string of coral atolls, lagoons and white sands, it is about 700 km southwest of Sri Lanka. Six kilometres of private coastline includes 12 pristine beaches, two separate swimming pools – one for adults, the other dedicated to children and families – and a 30m long lap pool stretching into the lagoon. There are also 37 private villa pools, each with a carved stone aqua bed. With more than 2,000 species of fish found amidst incredible coral reefs, One&Only Reethi Rah is a diver’s paradise. The PADI Gold Palm and certified Dive Centre is complete with nitrox, rebreathers, underwater scooters and more. Sink into a pure sensation with a Thai massage over the sea, or breathe in richly fragrant spices of warm oil treatment, all under the expert care of therapists trained in philosophies both ancient and modern. Global Winner of Best Luxury Spa in 2013, and ranked in the top 20 ‘World’s Best Spas’ by Condé Nast Traveler. The arrival is by Yacht, Seaplane or Speedboat.
2. Constance Halaveli (North Ari Atoll)
The Constance Halaveli is a luxurious retreat in a magical setting. Floating in North Ari Atoll and shaped like a curved dhoni; (Maldivian boat), this hotel is a magical place where water and sand contrast with lush greenery. Experience the pure luxury and enjoy the private island environment. Stroll along white sand beaches and swim in the turquoise waters inhabited by colourful sea creatures. In the restaurants Jahaz, Jing and Meeru you can enjoy good food and delicious flavours and cocktails for the palate. Choose from one of the 57 Water, 9 Beach, 11 Family Beach, 8 Double Storey Beach or the sumptuous Presidential Beach Villas. The arrival is by Seaplane.
A preview of the Constance Halaveli in Maldives (North Ari Atoll).
3. Relais & Châteaux Soneva Fushi (Baa Atoll)
A turquoise lagoon, beaches of soft white sand and lush vegetation – this is the beautiful location of the Relais & Châteaux Soneva Fushi: protected by its own house reef, a jewel of an island where turtles nest. Built in complete harmony with the environment, the villas hide among the trees with thatched-roofed palm trees; Being right on the beach and opening up to nature, they make you feel like you’re the only person there. A modern take on Robinson Crusoe, it is easy to forget everyday life on the edge of the Indian Ocean, or in the spa, swimming amongst fish, admiring manta rays in one of the most stunning diving locations of the world or picnicking on a desert island. The arrival is by Seaplane.
4. Per AQUUM Huvafen Fushi (North Malé Atoll)
The Per AQUUM Huvafen Fushi is a fabulous stylish island paradise and offers the highest level of privacy and standards for luxurious living, exclusively for adults over 16. Located in North Male Atoll, the resort features facilities such as PEARL – the world’s first and only underwater -Spa. The resort offers a dream landscape of hidden pleasures, in which every second surpasses time. Huvafen Fushi has made a name for itself among dynamic connoisseurs, seduced by the sensual embrace and creativity of this charming rendez-vous. The culinary scene is designed with enticing aromas and seductive flavours for a dining experience. No less impressive are the luxurious details that await you in the private villas. The Indian Ocean extends to the horizon of infinity and seduces you to explore the rare coral reefs with unlimited snorkelling, water sports and scuba diving. The arrival is by Speedboat.
A preview of the Per AQUUM Huvafen Fushi in Maldives (North Male Atoll).
5. Kanuhara Island Resort (Lhaviyani Atoll)
Surrounded by three private islands – two deserted neighbour islands and Kanuhura itself – Kanuhara Island Resort is the ultimate luxury resort for adventurers. Discover a new kingdom of bohemian elegance, surrounded by tropical gardens and pristine beaches that merge into sparkling tropical waters. Where tempting private islands provide the perfect retreat for wild-hearted world travellers. This resort is not an ordinary destination. It is the tropical oasis that meanders into your wildest dreams. A destination that you can never forget. In Kanuhura, topaz waters and palm-fringed beaches provide the background for incredible experiences. These authentic moments have the power to ignite your soul and become precious, timeless memories. Kanuhura is home to 80 villas tastefully decorated with Gypset sophistication and a modern touch. The villas are furnished with natural materials and complemented by a private wooden deck that extends to the beach or across the lagoon. The arrival is by Seaplane.
6. COMO Maalifushi (Thaa Atoll)
COMO Maalifushi is the only Maldives resort located in the Thaa Atoll, in the southern regions of the archipelago. With overwater villas and beachfront suites, this hotel is the ultimate all-inclusive destination for families, couples, surfers and divers. There are some excellent activities nearby, as well as some uninhabited private islands where there are seasonal hammerhead sharks and manta ray sightings. Set in the glistening turquoise waters of the Maldives, it offers a mix of 65 land and over-water suites and villas. This resort is the perfect combination with COMO Cocoa Island, the original COMO property that provides the option of island hopping between the two resorts. The spa experience combines Asian-based therapy, nutrition, exercise and yoga with a results-based agenda led by health experts. The arrival is by Seaplane.
7. Hurawalhi Island Resort (Lhaviyani Atoll]
Set on an enchanting private island in the pristine Lhaviyani Atoll in the Maldives, Hurawalhi Island Resort is much like your relationship: it is a perfect match of serenity and excitement, comfort and adventure; it stirs up your every atom with an intricate blend of intimacy and thrill. It is at Hurawalhi that you can fill your days with an unsparing amount of extraordinary, your mind with wonder, and your heart with romance. The 90-villa adults-only luxury resort is as brilliant as the ocean that laps against its beaches and more magnificent than any island you have visited. You can swoon over photos of the Maldives, but nothing will prepare you for the beautiful blend of barefoot bliss and contemporary design found at Hurawalhi. Above, below and by the water, honeymooners and guests looking for a beach break are in for a 5-star treat that holds a perfect balance between tranquillity and pizzazz: sublime accommodation, generous all-inclusive service, spa indulgences, spectacular coral reefs and lagoons set seal on the notion that the island is worth a visit. Add to the mix the jewel in the resort’s crown, the world’s largest undersea restaurant ‘5.8’, and it becomes clear why you are bound to fall in love with Hurawalhi. The arrival is by Seaplane.
A preview of the Hurawalhi Island Resort in the Maldives (Lhaviyani Atoll).
8. Gili Lankanfushi (North Malé Atoll)
Located on its own private island in the Maldives, Gili Lankanfushi offers guests a rare chance to realise their tropical holiday fantasies in an exquisitely designed resort. There are 45 fantastic and very spacious suites at the resort, all on the water. They have sizeable open-air living rooms with day beds, roof terraces and other outdoor areas. The main restaurant serves delicious food, often right on the beach, while there is also a top Japanese restaurant and a lively bar over the water. The much talked of Paradise is located exactly 0.0 miles from your accommodation. The arrival is by Seaplane.
9. LUX* South Ari Atoll (South Ari Atoll)
Whether seeking a peaceful hideaway or active adventure, the picture-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu is home to LUX * South Ari Atoll, a luxury resort where your fantasy of a laid-back, desert island paradise is about to come true. Here, you’ll discover 193 private villas, dotted at the water’s edge along two miles of powder-fine beaches and perched on stilts above a crystal lagoon. On land or above water, sunset facing or sunrise, these super spacious rooms and suites bring an entirely original vibe of coastal, beach house chic to the Maldives. With a 5-Star PADI dive centre, the resort’s limpid waters are a diver’s nirvana but there’s an equal abundance of snorkelling and opportunities to visit the resident whale sharks. LUX* South Ari Atoll also offers two infinity pools, floodlit tennis courts and a Technogym fitness centre while the LUX* Me spa, is host to a wellness concierge and a menu of indulgent and stimulating treatments. The arrival is by Seaplane.
A preview of the LUX * South Ari Atoll in the Maldives.
10. Baros (Kaafu Atoll)
Turquoise water laps white sand beaches. Towering palm trees rustle above you. Welcome to the Baros, a natural paradise with lush island scenery. This resort has been welcoming guests since 1973 and has spent decades improving the service and maintaining the environment. Today it is one of the most popular resorts in Maldives. The villas are surrounded by absolute comfort and serenity, warm woods and comfortable furniture. Stretching over water and beach in the natural jungle, each one of them is a magical sanctuary where you can escape the worries of the world. You will discover that life under the Baros sun is warm. Get up early for a morning yoga session, embark on a sandbank picnic, dive into the underwater world or just laze around the mild seas. The arrival is by Speedboat.
A preview of the Baros in the Maldives (Kaafu Atoll).
This is a wonderful extension with the Maldives. Perfect is this experience either as a beach holiday after the trip or a honeymoon, which we would love to plan for you. If you are looking for a trip to connect with this experience, it’s worth taking a look at our Luxury India Tours or simply creating your own journey.