A vacation in the Maldives is like a trip to heaven. The atmosphere here is just stunning. Island resorts are, of course, the most wonderful. They offer incredibly beautiful views of the ocean and the neighboring islands and you get the feeling that you’re floating in an immense pool of water, far away from everything and everyone. But the views that you get to admire there are not the only interesting thing about these resorts.
5 Star Conrad Maldives Rangali Resort Island.
Apart from the fact that this magnificent resort is set on two private islands, there’s another truly impressive feature. The resort has an undersea restaurant where guests can have dinner 16 feet below the water while admiring the marine life.
The resort offers a total of 50 water villas, 79 beach villas and 21 spa water villas, all with private treatment rooms. In addition, there are also seven restaurants and fours to choose from. Everything was designed to offer the resort’s guests a luxurious and unforgettable experience.
Olhuveli Beach And Spa Resort.
Located on the tip of the South Malé Atoll, the resort offers its guests 164 beautiful rooms and villas featuring a combination of traditional and contemporary elements both in terms of architecture and interior design.
The Jacuzzi villas are especially alluring. They are built on stilts and sit above the water, offering amazing views and featuring private sundecks with jacuzzi tubs. The way in which all the villas are arranged ensures privacy for all the resort’s guests while also maximizing the views.
Vilu Reef Beach & Spa Resort.
Known locally as the Garden of Eden, the Vilu Reef Resort is famous for its natural beauty, lush vegetation and white sandy beaches. Those that come here for a little bit of well-deserved relaxation can choose from a total 121 luxury rooms, all with amazing views.
The resort features a protected lagoon on one side and a reef on the other. Guests can go diving, snorkeling, can spend time in the fitness room, on the tennis court, play table tennis, voleyball or watersports and there’s also a centre that offers wake boarding, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, etc. there’s also a selection of bars and restaurants and numerous other facilities to enjoy.
The Residence Maldives.
The Residence Hotels is situated at the end of the Gaafu Alifu atoll and has a total of 94 beach villas and overwater villas. All of them offer stunning views and have large decks and direct access to the ocean. The overwater suites also have sunbathing platforms and loungers.
The guests can enjoy watersports, fishing, diving or relax at the hotel’s spa, meditate, visit the surroundings, etc. Of course, simply sitting in the room enjoying the beauty is also possible and extremely relaxing thanks to the resort’s amazing location.
Luxury Boutique Hotel Velassaru.
Accessible via speedboat, the Velassaru hotel by Universal Resorts covers 21 acres on a coral island in the South Male Atoll and offers its guests a selection of contemporary villas and bungalows that are beautifully integrated into the natural surroundings while maintaining their privacy.
The units are built using wood and stone and have terraces facing the ocean. Some of the villas also have private pools. The interiors are homey, welcoming, modern and chic and they’re decorated with fresh and cheerful colors and cozy textures.
Kurumba Paradise on Earth, Maldives.
The Kurumba Maldives is the resort that started it all. This was the first private island resort, named after the coconut trees that grow on the islands. After nearly 40 years of inspiring others and attracting tourists to the area, the resort is still one of the best.
You can find it in the North Male Atoll. The resort offers 180 luxury villas and bungalows stretched across the island, shaded by the coconut groves and lush gardens. They are organized in 8 categories and they all feature state of the art facilities and stylish interiors with splendid views. Guests can also visit the resort’s 9 restaurants, famous in the area for their eclectic offer.
Maldives Resort & Maldives Spa.
This is the Villingili Resort & Spa, a collection of 142 villas in the Addu Atoll. The resort is surrounded by more than 3.5 miles of coastline and over a mile of white sandy beaches. In addition, the island is covered with lush vegetation, an abundance of coconut palms and has three natural lagoons.
The villas offer their guests lots of privacy, extraordinary views and feature sundecks, infinity pools and elegant interiors with modern furniture, warm, earthy colors and soft and cozy textures. The large windows and openings allow the blue ocean and clear sky to become a part of the interior décor, creating a fresh and relaxing ambiance.
Kuramathi Island Resort.
The Kuramathi Island Resort is the biggest so far in our list. It’s comprised of a total of 290 villas of various sizes and you can find it in the Rasdhoo Atoll. The inspiration for the resort’s palette of materials and colors was the nature around it.
The villas are designed using lots of beautiful natural wood and ocean-inspired colors. The interior decors are simple and modest but are definitely not lacking character or luxury. Canopy beds, fresh combinations of colors and textures and gorgeous views make this an exquisitely romantic location.
W Retreat & Spa – Maldives.
The guests of the W Retreat & Spa can choose between two types of accommodations: the overwater Ocean Oasis and the Beach Oasis. Both options offer simplicity and integrate naturally into the surroundings.
A very beautiful feature is the glass floor in the Ocean Oasis villas which allow guests to admire the underwater creature in their natural environment. The view is always different and unique. The Down Under center offers courses for those that want to try diving, durfing, water skiing, wind surfing and waterboarding.
Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu.
Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu is a luxury resort located in the Baa Atoll, surrounded by tropical vegetation, white beaches and a blue lagoon. The villas are hidden among palm trees or built on stilts above the water. They offer panoramic views of the ocean and the nearby islands and feature outdoor showers in the gardens and pools on the terraces.
The water villas come with jacuzzi tubs that offer views of the lagoon, large sundecks, plunge pools and breezy and romantic interior decors. The four-poster beds offer a particularly charming ambiance and contribute to an overall exquisite look.
Anantara Kihavah Villas.
This resort is one of the very few that have underwater restaurants. Here, the resort’s guests can choose from a variety of specific cuisine options and enjoy a unique experience, looking at the fish and turtles that swim by and simply trying something different for a change.
All the resort’s villas have private pools. There’s a variety of villa types to choose from, each with its own beautiful characteristics. Guests can stay in one of the overwater villas or can choose the comfort of a villa built on the ground. Either way, the views are amazing.
Island Hideaway Spa Resort & Marina.
The exclusive Island Hideaway Spa resort & Marina is a very tranquil and serene destination for those seeking privacy and beauty. The resort offers its guests six types of accommodations, all exquisite in their own way. The most exclusive ones are the Hideaway Water Suites. These feature their own spa room with views of the ocean, a sauna, steam room and outdoor tub.
In addition to these villas, the resort also offers a series of beach villas and suites and family villas. In total, there 103 villas to choose from, all set amongst coconut groves and with views of the ocean and the lagoon. They are all fully equipped with everything necessary for a perfect experience.
Constance Halaveli Maldives Resort in the Maldives.
Located in the Alifu Alifu Atoll, the Constance Halaveli Maldives Resort offers the perfect conditions for a wonderful vacation, far away from all the noise and stress of the city. This is a place where families, couples and friends can enjoy a wonderful experience tailored for their preferences and needs.
The Kuda children’s club makes sure the little ones don’t get bored while you relax and enjoy the peace and quiet and the large villas offer everything necessary for a great experience. The villas have private pools, beautiful terraces, welcoming interior designs and exquisite views.
Beach House Iruveli – Maldives.
The Ja Manafaru resort is an isolated oasis is a 45 minute speedboat ride from the city and, once you’re there, you can choose from a selection of accommodation types that include water villas, beach villas, ocean villas, beach suites, a grand water pavilion and a grand beach pavilion.
The resort also offers a series of great facilities such as a kids’ club, several tennis courts, a recreational center and several others. Guests can also try deep-sea fishing, diving or snorkeling and there’s even a bungee trampoline for those that want more adrenaline.
5-Star Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives.
The 5-star Taj Exotice resort is situated only 15 minutes from Male International Airport via speedboat and offers 64 beautiful villas with designs inspired by the ocean and the views. They can be booked all year round and they are spread along a white sand beach and a lagoon.
The villas are built on stilts and sit above water. They’re facing the vast blue ocean and vary in size and location, offering a variety of options designed to respond to the guests’ preferences. Some are secluded and romantic, other are large and great for families and big groups and others are simply versatile.