Over the years, Maldives has become a hot travel spot for honeymooners, scuba divers, celebrities and people who want to vacation in an exotic location. Planning your Maldives holiday can be overwhelming, especially when you’re trying to choose a resort from over 200 options. To help you, here’s a list of 8 luxury resorts in the Maldives you can pick from.
Anantara Kihavah Villas
Surrounded by nothing but turquoise waters and coral reefs, this resort offers a memorable escapade of a life. It is located in Baa Atoll, and it features private infinity pools, a spa, half a dozen restaurants and several private beaches. Its service staffs are highly rated on hospitality and so is the food too.
Cheval Blanc Randheli
Located in Noonu Atool, this glamorous resort was designed by Jean-Michel Gathy, the man behind some of the world’s most stunning resorts like the phenomenal Aman resorts. Visitors to this resort will be spoiled at any of its 46 islands, water and garden villas, and also with the appetizing food by French chef Laurent Chancelle.
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giravaaru
There are many reasons why this resort is popular with visitors which include 5-star facilities, world-class cuisine, impeccable service and iconic beaches among several others. It offers 103 villas spread across Giravaaru and is not too far from its sister property, Kuda Huraa which is widely known for its remarkable surf and easy charm.
Set in the Alifu Alifu Atoll area of Maldives Islands, this resort comprises 57 water villas, 10 beach villas, 10 family villas, 8 double storey beach villas and the presidential beach villa. From the green nature to delicious meals to pleasing cocktails, and spa treatments, this is a perfect choice who pure relaxation and the ultimate in comfort.
One & Only Reethi Ra
Although it was opened in 2005 and designed in an octopus shape, this resort has all the ingredients for a perfect holiday. Its fabulous style, glamorous atmosphere and sheer wealth of attraction are unsurpassed in the world, making it a favourite spot for the affluent and A-list Hollywood celebrities. With over 12 pristine beaches, adults only pool and several other exclusive amenities, this resort are perfect for honeymoon luxury.
Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives
Sitting on a 30-acre Island, this resort is the first 5-star resort in the country. It is located at the southern tip of the Maldives and widely known for its lush vegetations which comprise towering Banyan trees and thousands of coconut palm trees. “Treehouses” built around the trunks of trees are one of the many attractions in this resort – another first in the Maldives.
Six Senses Laamu
Located some 150 km from the equator, Six Senses is the only resort in the Laamu Atoll, and is situated in a remote location which adds to its allure. It comprises luxury on-land and overwaters villas, a beach, a spa and several restaurants and bars. The resort offers a no-shoe luxury combined with amazing attractions like sunbathing and swimming in the turquoise waters. You might even be lucky to see some dolphins swim.
This resort is located in the stunning Baa Atoll island archipelago, and it comprises 24 private villas which all have their private seawater pools and a retractable roof to allow for stargazing at night. It has three restaurants to cater to all tastes while a walk on the island’s fairytale-like beaches summons up a magical experience that’s similar to what you’ve read in novels.
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While there are many resorts in the Maldives, you want to pick one that has a magnificent design, great personalised service and that offers exceptional luxury. If these qualities describe what you’re looking for, go ahead and make your choice from the list above.