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Alila Kothaifaru

Maldives

Overview

Alila Kothaifaru Maldives offers serenity and discovery in an awe-inspiring destination surrounded by nature’s wonders, surrounded by a stunning house reef in the scenic Raa Atoll.

Breathtaking natural environments meld with exceptional wellness activities to create a healing getaway at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives. Walk barefoot on the beach, take a breath and stretch with yoga, listen to the soothing sounds of rolling waves, and reinvigorate with some of Spa Alila’s relaxing spa treatments.

Immerse yourself in a wellness experience that pampers all of your senses, combining healthy, energy-giving food with a dynamic schedule of activities and treatments.

This 11.2-hectare private island retreat is located on the northernmost tip of the Maldives, in the Raa Atoll, and is accessible by a scenic 45-minute seaplane flight from Malé.

Starting from

999

Location

Kothaifaru

Maalhosmadulu Uthuruburi (Raa Atoll)

Transfer Time

45 mins

Transfer Mode

Seaplane

Rooms

80

Distance from Airport

167km

Nearest International Airport

Male International Airport


Accommodations

Beach Villa

One-Bedroom Beach Villa with a Private Pool

 

 

Enjoy a little piece of heaven surrounded by nature just a short distance from the beach. Alila Kothaifaru’s Beach Villas provide plenty of private space with an open-air garden bathroom, a separate bedroom, and a living room, as well as floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that open completely to the fresh ocean air, a private pool, and a sun deck.

 

 

Maximum occupancy: 02 Adults or 02 Adults & 01 Child

Total floor area: 202 m²

  • King Size Bed
  • Ocean View
  • Private Pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mini-Bar
  • In Room Safe
  • Twin Vanities
  • Open Air Bathroom
  • Direct Beach Access
  • 24-Hour Villa Host

The villa offers easy access to the island’s beach.

Villas feature a separate bedroom and living room, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, a private pool and a sun terrace.

The bathroom has an open-air garden environment, with a large bathtub and a rainfall shower.

The resort is a 45-minute seaplane flight away from Velana International Airport.

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Lagoon Water Villa

One-Bedroom Water Villa with a Private Pool

 

Treat yourself to a relaxing vacation in a private villa overlooking the turquoise sea. Unwind in style with a bedroom, living room, and private pool/sun deck that all flow into one another. You can let your cares float away on the breeze as you listen to the soothing sound of the waves lapping against the shore of the lagoon.

 

Maximum occupancy: 02 Adults

 

Total floor area: 125 m²

  • King Size Bed
  • Private Pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mini-Bar
  • In Room Safe
  • Twin Vanities
  • Lagoon View
  • Direct Ocean Access
  • 24-Hour Villa Host
  • Overwater Hammock

Perched over the lagoon, the villa is an ideal spot for a romantic getaway.

These villas feature an open-concept bedroom and living room, a private pool, and a sundeck.

Enjoy the complimentary use of snorkelling equipment, an overwater hammock, and an ocean staircase.

The resort is a 45-minute seaplane flight away from Velana International Airport.

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Sunrise Beach Villa

One-Bedroom Beach Villa with a Private Pool (Sunrise View)

 

 

These romantic beachside villas are situated on the island’s eastern side, where you can begin each day with the most breathtaking views, and they are surrounded by lush vegetation. Feel at home in this roomy residence with a private pool and sun deck, as well as a living room and bedroom that are distinct from one another.

 

 

Maximum occupancy: 02 Adults or 02 Adults & 01 Child

Total floor area: 202 m²

  • King Size Bed
  • Indoor Shower
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Sunrise View
  • Private Pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Twin Vanities
  • Mini-Bar
  • In Room Safe
  • Direct Beach Access

These beachfront villas are on the island’s sunrise side, hidden among lush vegetation in front of the beautiful lagoon.

Villas feature a separate bedroom and living room, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, a private pool and a sun terrace.

The bathroom has an open-air garden environment, with a large bathtub and a rainfall shower.

The resort is a 45-minute seaplane flight away from Velana International Airport.

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Sunrise Water Villa

One-Bedroom Water Villa with a Private Pool (Sunrise View)

 

 

As the sun rises over the turquoise lagoon, you can relax in opulent comfort inside this air-conditioned overwater villa with a breathtaking view. The bedroom and living areas of these luxury villas are open to each other, which makes them feel more spacious. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors lead out to a private pool and sun deck with unobstructed views of the ocean.

 

Maximum occupancy: 02 Adults

Total floor area: 125 m²

  • King Size Bed
  • Private Pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Twin Vanities
  • Mini-Bar
  • Direct Ocean Access
  • Indoor Shower
  • Direct Lagoon Access
  • Sunrise View
  • Overwater Hammock

Luxurious villas are perched above the turquoise lagoon and offer splendid views of the sunrise.

These villas feature an open-concept bedroom and living room, a private pool, and a sun deck.

Enjoy the complimentary use of snorkelling equipment, an overwater hammock, and an ocean staircase.

The resort is a 45-minute seaplane flight away from Velana International Airport.

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Sunset Beach Villa

One-Bedroom Beach Villa with a Private Pool (Sunset View)

 

 

These westward-facing beach villas, just a few yards from the sun-kissed beachfront, are a sanctuary of privacy and luxury, each with its own bedroom and living room. The private pool and sun terrace, which can be reached through sliding glass doors that go from floor to ceiling, are set up to make the most of the beautiful Maldivian sunsets.

 

 

Maximum occupancy: 02 Adults or 02 Adults & 01 Child

Total floor area: 202 m²

  • King Size Bed
  • Private Pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mini-Bar
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Twin Vanities
  • Sunset View
  • Direct Beach Access
  • Open Air Bathroom

These incredible villas are located amidst tropical gardens and also provide sunset views of the beachfront and the stunning lagoon.

Villas feature a separate bedroom and living room, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, a private pool and a sun terrace.

The bathroom has an open-air garden environment, with a large bathtub and a rainfall shower.

The resort is a 45-minute seaplane flight away from Velana International Airport.

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Sunset Water Villa

One-Bedroom Water Villa with a Private Pool (Sunset View)

 

In this secluded overwater sanctuary, you may relax in the sun and dream beneath the stars while being pampered by the exquisite comfort surrounded by the exquisite beauty of nature. The bedroom and living area of the villa are open to each other. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors connect the bedroom and living area to a private pool and sun terrace with a stunning front-row view of the sunset.

 

Maximum occupancy: 02 Adults

Total floor area: 125 m²

  • King Size Bed
  • Indoor Shower
  • Sunset View
  • Private Pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Twin Vanities
  • Mini-Bar
  • In Room Safe
  • Direct Beach Access
  • Open Air Bathroom

This overwater retreat is specifically designed to indulge you in elegant comfort amidst nature’s immaculate beauty.

These villas feature an open-concept bedroom and living room, a private pool, and a sundeck.

Enjoy the complimentary use of snorkelling equipment, an overwater hammock, and an ocean staircase.

The resort is a 45-minute seaplane flight away from Velana International Airport.

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Offers


Dining

Restaurants

SEASALT

Enjoy innovative flavours from around the world in a tranquil coastal environment.

Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Seafood, Local Delicacies, Maldivian, Coastal Cuisine

Restaurant Type: All Day Dining Restaurant, Set Menu Dining, Beachside Restaurant

Dietary Preferences / Allergies: Please Inform Us of Any Special Dietary Requirements in Advance of Your Arrival

The restaurant and bar Seasalt, which is open all day, is a creative mix of tastes from around the world in a laid-back coastal setting.

Local fish, caught and supplied daily by nearby local fishermen, is the star of the show at Seasalt. It is thoughtfully sourced and delicately prepared. Enjoy the flavour of the sea in meals that are bursting with ancient tastes, spices, and colours in coastal cuisine that combines Middle Eastern and Mediterranean inspirations and traditions.

Along with freshly made bread, breakfast features a daily rotation of regional and international favourites. Daily specials are served with light, sharing-style dishes for lunch, while the restaurant’s famous salt-baked fish dishes are the focus of the supper menu.

  • Breakfast: 07:00 hrs - 10:30 hrs

  • Lunch 12:00 hrs – 17:00 hrs

  • Dinner: 18:30 hrs – 22:30 hrs

  • Set Menu Dining
  • Beach Seating

UMAMI

Enjoy a brilliant assortment of modern Japanese-inspired foods and beverages.

Cuisine: Japanese, Teppanyaki, Vegetarian, Seafood, Sushi, Maldivian, Local Delicacies, Non-Vegetarian

Restaurant Type: À la Carte Restaurant, Beachside Restaurant

Dietary Preferences / Allergies: Please Inform Us of Any Special Dietary Requirements in Advance of Your Arrival

At Umami, which serves modern Japanese food and drinks, you can enjoy a wide range of tastes.

Umami, which translates to “essence of deliciousness” in Japanese, is widely regarded as the fifth and final taste bud. It’s a beautiful way to show how many tempting things can happen in this open space where the ocean breeze blows.

Menus with a Japanese flair are expertly prepared in the teppanyaki theatre, and they feature a wide selection of organically grown vegetables, Wagyu beef, and sustainably sourced fish and shellfish.

In the main dining room or on the beach, we serve both traditional and modern a la carte Japanese cuisine, such as fresh fish roasted over charcoal embers and served with exquisite speciality sauces, and sushi and sashimi made with seafood caught right here in the Maldives.

  • Evening: 18:30 hrs – 22:30 hrs

  • Set Menu Dining
  • Beach Seating
  • Set Menu Dinner

PIBATI CAFE

A great place to grab a light snack or a refreshing beverage

Cuisine: Pizzaria, Vegetarian, Bakery, Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Restaurant Type: Cafe

Dietary Preferences / Allergies: Please Inform Us of Any Special Dietary Requirements in Advance of Your Arrival

On the way out to your next island adventure, pick up a tasty gourmet snack or a chilled drink.

In Sanskrit, pibati means “to drink, absorb, or imbibe.” In addition to organic salads, cakes and pastries, gelato, and more, this laid-back beachside café satisfies your daytime cravings with forest-friendly teas, aromatic barista coffees, juices, and wellness concoctions. Comfort food options include everything from hand-pulled Roman-style pizzas to pressed sandwiches, cakes and pastries, and more.

  • Daily: 10:30 hrs – 18:00 hrs

  • Beach Seating

THE SHACK

Take a remarkable gastronomic adventure on a private sandbank that has been curated for couples.

Cuisine: Maldivian, BBQ Grill

Restaurant Type: Set Menu Dining, Private Sandbank

Dietary Preferences / Allergies: Please Inform Us of Any Special Dietary Requirements in Advance of Your Arrival

Sail on a traditional Maldivian dhoni to the resort’s nearby secluded sandbank, for a special culinary adventure, just for two (or a small group).

Alila Kothaifaru’s own little sand cay, The Shack, offers a true island getaway experience (Giri). Daily visits to The Shack are offered in two different forms: (1) a 4-hour day trip with a picnic-style lunch and (2) a 4-hour evening visit with a private chef who prepares a BBQ for Dinner by the sunset.

 

Advanced reservation is required.

  • Lunch: 4 hour experience

  • Dinner: 4 hour experience

  • Curated Menu Dining
  • Beach Seating
  • Sandbank Dining

Bars & Lounges

MIRUS BAR

Cocktail Bar, Beachfront Bar, Island Bar

A creative menu of delightful cocktails and light snacks are available at Mirus Bar.

Relax at the resort’s Mirus Bar, which features a diverse and imaginative selection of drinks and small nibbles.

The Mirus Bar, which takes its name from the Dhivehi term for “chilli” in the area, offers a variety of energising drinks made with ingredients from our own herb garden and influenced by the area’s former Portuguese and Arabic spice trade routes. Additionally, a wide selection of organic and biodynamic wines from the Old and New Worlds are available here. Match your beverage with South Asian-famous local snacks and Spanish tapas.

  • Daily: 11:00 hrs – 00:00 hrs

  • Light Bites Menu
  • Wine Menu
  • Tapas Menu
  • Cocktail Menu
  • Extensive Wine Menu

YAKITORI BAR

Cocktail Bar, Sunset Bar, Mocktail Bar

Enjoy exotic cocktails and mocktails with Asian influences.

The destination to be for sundowners, including mocktails and creative cocktails with Asian influences.

Indulge in sundowners at Yakitori Bar, where our team of mixologists creates imaginative cocktails and mocktails with Asian influences along with premium Japanese sakes and spirits. The robata grill’s mouthwatering smoky aromas fill the bar and stimulate your appetite.

  • Daily: 12 :00 hrs – 00:00 hrs

  • Smoking
  • Sunset View
  • Mocktails
  • Cocktail Menu
  • Open Air
  • Light Bites Menu

Excursions

WATER SPORT & DIVE CENTRE

Explore and learn about the marine life by taking a plunge in the marine rich waters.

In the Maldives, discover a whole new world of abundant and diverse marine life, or just let yourself get lost in the resort’s lagoon, where the water is teeming with unique reef fish and gorgeous corals.

Raa Atoll, one of the deeper atolls in the Maldivian archipelago, it provides a variety of snorkelling and diving opportunities to explore its diverse marine life, which includes anything from vibrant corals to manta rays and sharks. Enjoy close access to the renowned Hanifaru Bay UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve from May to November in addition to swimming in the resort’s gorgeous lovely house reef. The world’s best manta ray feeding and breeding hotspot is this protected marine sanctuary. If you’re lucky, you might even encounter whale sharks, which occasionally congregate here in enormous numbers.

Vaadhoo Island, one of the greatest places to see the beautiful “Sea of Stars” phenomenon and breathtaking sight to see, is also close to Alila Kothaifaru Maldives.

Sailing, kayaking, and snorkelling are just a few of the non-motorized water sports available to you at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives. PADI certifications and world-class diving possibilities are also available from the Dive Centre by Euro-Divers.

    Schedule Not Available

  • Stand Up Paddleboard
  • Kayaking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Catamaran Sailing
  • Speed Boat Rides
  • Dhoni Cruise
  • Snorkelling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Dolphin Cruise
  • Padi Classes
  • Sailing
  • Hanifaru Bay Snorkelling
  • Discover Marine Magic
  • Manta Ray Excursion

A TALE OF TRUE LOVE

Renew your vows in this stunning part of the world with a traditional Maldivian ceremony.

Ceremony Inclusions:

  • Traditional Maldivian Bodu Beru procession
  • Standard Maldivian-style wedding decoration
  • Decorated buggy
  • Welcome drink of sparkling wine
  • Cake-cutting
  • Special celebration dinner
  • Romantic in-villa set-up

Renew your vows in this stunning part of the world with a traditional Maldivian ceremony.

Reaffirm your love for one another while basking in a tropical sky on one of our private sandbanks or in the lush surroundings of  the resort’s coastline. Let the cheerful beat of the Bodu Beru drums, fine cuisine, and romantic in-villa experiences make this day one to treasure forever throughout your journey together, whether you envision a small ceremony or wish to share this moment with family and friends.

    Schedule Not Available

  • Environmental Initiatives
  • Traditional Maldivian Bodu Beru Procession
  • Standard Maldivian-Style Wedding Decoration
  • Decorated Buggy
  • Cake-Cutting
  • Special Celebration Dinner
  • Romantic In-Villa Set-Up
  • Private Dining Experiences
  • Boduberu Drums

WEDDINGS

Seal your love with an enchanting celebration set in tropical splendour.

From barefoot chic to elegant sophistication, seal your love with an enchanting celebration at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, set in tropical splendor.

Surrounded by nature’s majestic beauty, Alila Kothaifaru Maldives provides idyllic settings to create timeless memories together. Tie the knot or renew your vows on a pristine palm-fringed beach with the glistening ocean as your backdrop, or begin this next chapter in your love story with a private event in one of the restaurants. For a more intimate celebration, a sunset ceremony on the resort’s private sandbank followed by a bespoke dining experience under the stars conjures a perfect moment of magic.

    Schedule Not Available

  • Wedding Package
  • Celebration of A Lifetime
  • Private Dining
  • Dinner Under the Stars
  • Renewal of Vows

DINING ESCAPES

Choose your own gourmet menu and location for a memorable dining experience curated by the culinary team.

Dine your way, anywhere… for a memorable dining experience curated by the culinary team.

Dine your way, anywhere…

Select your own gourmet menu and location for a memorable dining experience curated by the culinary team. Dine at a sunken table on the beach, poolside in your villa, or at other secluded corners of our island. Venture further on a sunset cruise or to our private sandbank for an intimate soiree or a magical outdoor movie night under the stars.

  • At request: Prior reservation required

  • Sandbank Dining
  • Romantic Experiences
  • Private Dining
  • Destination Dining

Spa

SPA ALILA

Island Spa

Experience inner peace and pamper yourself in our treetop spa nestled amidst lush surroundings

Experience inner peace and be pampered in our tranquil treetop spa, cocooned amidst the leafy canopy within the lush surroundings.

Spa Alila features four double treatment suites, all with a private bathroom, shower, and a floor-to-ceiling window offering views. Treat yourself to rejuvenating treatments and beauty rituals that put a contemporary spin on ancient healing techniques and draw on the benefits of natural ingredients to deliver pure luxurious indulgence.

The Art of Touch

Learn the healing and relaxing power of touch in this holistic massage workshop.

Massage can have a profound positive effect on the mind, body and soul and offers multiple benefits, from promoting relaxation to improving sleep. Being able to give a massage is a wonderful gift to share with family and friends, and a great way for couples to deepen their bond and connection. This hands-on workshop covers basic massage techniques and sequences, which you will practice with each other or your partner. Bring home a gift of massage oil after the experience for your #spaalilamaldives moments to remember.

  • Spa 10.00 - 20.00

  • The Art of Touch Duration - 75 Min

  • Massage
  • Balinese Massage
  • Foot Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Rejuvenating Treatments
  • Beauty Treatment
  • Foot Reflexology
  • Body Massage
  • Healing Massages

Facilities

In the Villa

  • King Size Bed
  • Ocean View
  • Private Pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mini-Bar
  • In Room Safe
  • Twin Vanities
  • Direct Beach Access
  • 24-Hour Villa Host
  • Living Room
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • Sundeck
  • Portable Speaker
  • Satellite TV
  • Entertainment System
  • CIP Welcome Service
  • Fitness Centre
  • Sliding Doors
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Lagoon View
  • Direct Ocean Access
  • Overwater Hammock
  • Over-Water Villa
  • Studio
  • Sunset View
  • Direct Lagoon Access
  • Sunrise View
  • Hammock
  • Turquoise Lagoon
  • Beachfront

In the Bathroom

  • Open Air Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Indoor Shower
  • Separate Toilets
  • Wash Basin
  • Indoor Bathroom

Island Facilities

  • Beachside Restaurant
  • Beachfront Bar
  • Island Bar
  • Wine Cellar
  • Watersports Centre
  • Scuba Diving Centre
  • Snorkelling Excursions
  • Romantic Dinner Set Up
  • Romantic Dining
  • Island Spa
  • Spa Treatment Room
  • Spa Packages

Policies

CHECK IN & CHECK OUT

  • The standard Check-in Time is 14:00 Hrs of Arrival Day
    Early check-in is based on availability. For guaranteed early check-in, an additional corresponding night will need to be booked at a full nightly rate.
  • Standard Check-Out Time is 12:00 Hrs of Departure Day
    For late checkout, an additional corresponding night will need to be booked at a full nightly rate.