Want to pick where to go for Maldives holidays in 2019? There are lots of Maldives Holidays resorts to choose from that all offer something different. Planning your Maldives holidays in advance is more practical because resorts tend to fill up fast during the high season.
Flights are harder to book at the last minute and they can get quite overpriced. So where should you go for Maldives Holidays season in these sunny paradise islands? Fear not, this list will help alleviate any tension, you experience in being decisive. Yes, there are choices-a-plenty, but we can give you some fantastic Maldives Holidays 2019 recommendations.
Conrad Rangali Maldives
Hilton’s gem in the Indian Ocean is stunning dual-island Maldives Holidays 2019 resort.
South Ari Atoll
Conrad Rangali Maldives has achieved a world’s first with its impressive undersea villa “The Muraka”. The Maldives Holidays resort has bagged a lot of hotel awards this year at the 2018 Haute Grandeur Global Awards. It was voted “Leading beach resort in the Indian Ocean”. It has also won three awards as the top Maldives Holidays “Honeymoon Hideaway Resort”.
The Muraka won “Best Villa” in The Maldives and finally they won “Most Unique Guest Experience” for Maldives Holidays. The Conrad Rangali’s Overwater Spa has also won awards in the categories of “Spa Design”, “Signature Spa Treatment” and top “Hideaway Spa” in the Maldives.
The resort has a total of 11 room categories including both Suites and Villas through the island and its surrounding waters. You can stay over water, Undersea and on the land. It is a resort with 2 interconnected islands and 150 rooms for guests you can be sure to find something you like.
12 restaurants and bars offer some of the world’s finest cuisines in spectacular restaurants, It is a great place to have for foodie couples to have Maldives Holidays 2019. The worlds 1st undersea restaurant “Ithaa” which features a stunning set menu for lunch and dinner. “Koko Grill” offers 10-course Japanese dining and you can dine at the international buffet restaurant “Atoll Market” for breakfast and dinner.
“Ufaa” serves up contemporary Chinese food curated by celebrity chef Jereme Leung. The “Sunset Grill” offers mouth-watering BBQ Meats and freshly grilled fish. “The Mandhoo” Spa & Restaurant offers an “elemental” menu designed by renowned nutritionist and author Jessica Sepel.
There are several more bars and restaurants to choose from including the option to dine privately at a location that suits you. The two spas at the resort offer treatments that are both relaxing and therapeutic, You could also visit the fitness center or take a yoga class. Imagine how great it would be to have a your Maldives Holidays 2019 experience on Conrad Rangali Maldives!
“The Majaa Kids Club” at Conrad offers a lot of interactive activities for your kids to take part in, there is a lot of fun to be had with arts and crafts, excursions, culinary classes, games and other activities. Adults can take part in activities too, such as going to the bar or get truly active by going to the water sports and diving center. You can zoom around in a jet ski, toil on a paddle-board or go diving under the sea where you can view the abundant marine life. There are so many things to do and see, you might just choose to come back!
The Residence Maldives by Cenziro
Honeymoon in a private Maldives Holidays 2019 paradise.
Located in Gaafu Atoll
The Residence has been building a reputation as one of the Indian Ocean’s ideal destinations for people looking to honeymoon in a private island paradise and it is well deserved, the staff often goes to great lengths to ensure you and your loved one have a memorable experience.
The waters surrounding the island are filled with incredible wildlife, sadly the corals of the Maldives are being bleached due to global warming, but what an experience it is to have mother nature at your doorstep. Step into the waters and you will see why our humble planet earth needs to be protected. Why don’t you go on a snorkeling expedition while going on your Maldives Holidays 2019 While it is still possible.
Many people who stayed often talk about how good the food is. The over-water dining restaurant “Falhumaa” features western fine dining. The aptly named “Dining room” restaurant hosts Ala-carte breakfast, healthy and light meals at lunchtime and Pan Asian options for dinner. There is also a beach bar and tailored private dining is available on the beach.
The spa is a first & only venture of its kind for the well-known cosmetics company Clarins and is well worth a visit if the words “holistic” and “indulgence” mean anything to you. The treatments and therapies are very well formulated and they also have good hair treatments as well.
If diving is your thing, The Residence Maldives won’t disappoint, there are a wide variety of fish, some turtles and many sharks to encounter (in the Maldives the sharks rarely bite you if you don’t scare them). There is also a high chance that you will encounter baby sharks in the Lagoon.
Do note that where you will be staying in Gaafu Alif atoll is a domestic flight / Seaplane / boat ride away from the Maldives Velaana International Airport.
Cheval Blanc Randheli MAldives
if Luxury & Style is what you seek, come here for Maldives Holidays 2019.
Located in Noonu Atoll
In 2006 French conglomerate Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy decided to create new hospitality venture. Christened “Cheval Blanc” they opened their first “Maison” in the French Alps of Courchevel and in 2013 they opened the world-renowned Cheval Blanc Randheli Maldives.
The staffs are trained to deliver not just service, but tailored experiences whenever possible. What this means is up to you, in simple terms they can plan and organize activities if you wish, but some people may prefer staying on the beach and enjoying a swim in the ocean. Are you thinking of going for start of the new year Maldives Holidays 2019 with the whole family?
Cheval Blanc is a family friendly resort and they have an excellent kids club, the Cheval Blanc team has lots of activities for kids to do, not just fun and games, but also cooking classes in the main kitchen, sports, excursions and cultural experiences. Your kids are sure to have a great time under the safety and supervision of “Le Carrousel” kids’ club.
There are several restaurants and bars to choose from including the option to arrange private dining in various intimate locations around the resort. Breakfast is served daily at “The White” with western classic dishes as well as a selection of Maldivian & Indian delights. “The Delaani” serves alfresco seafood and Mediterranean cuisine and gets quite lively around cocktail hour. “The Diptyque” is the islands, Japanese Teppanyaki restaurant and they also serve a selection of South-East Asian dishes.
The island restaurant “Le 1947” which was named after Château Cheval Blanc’s most prestigious vintage has a 9-course set menu and the bar offers a fine selection of wines to choose from. “Carte Blanche” is what they call their villa dining and private dining service, there are elements of unscripted dining, which means you can name whatever you’d like to eat, and they will make it available.
“The White Bar” is what they call the pool bar, where you can chill out with a classy cocktail and work on your tan. If you’re wondering what the rooms are like, all the villas have ample space with luxurious interior furnishings and fittings throughout and you can choose to stay at the Private Island Villa, quite suitable if you have a lot of guests accompanying you.
A private butler which they call a “Majordame” is available to help you make arrangements, you can call them whenever you need assistance. Diving is highly recommended too, Noonu Atoll has a lot of underwater flora and fauna to be seen, sharks, table corals and triggerfish to name a few. A Maldives Holidays stay at Cheval Blanc Randheli truly is a unique experience and many guests do return to experience the generous hospitality provided by the Cheval Blanc Randheli team.
Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa
Great for Couples Looking for an All-Inclusive Maldives Holiday 2019 at an Adult’s Only Resort .
Location Male Atoll
Honeymooners and couples who stay at the Centara often note that they had a great time. You should consider going “gold all-inclusive” which offers a wide array of benefits ranging from unrestricted dining at most Food and Beverage outlets to a free 30 min spa massage a day. Every guest is treated with warmth and the staff are both friendly helpful to guests.
Centara Ras Fushi won awards this year for it’s Cenvaree Spa and it was awarded “Luxury Adult Beach Resort” in the Indian Ocean at the annual Luxury Hotel Awards 2018. The food at the all-day dining venue caters for East Asian as well as Western tastes and features themed nights at dinner.
Once a week you can dine at a Thai street food themed feast which is as fun as it is delicious. There are also three ala-carte restaurants on the island offering Thai, Arabic and Italian dining.
The water sports center has a variety of thrilling activities to choose from. While you are in Maldives you should try diving and snorkeling, you might spot turtles and sharks around the reefs.
A dip in the blue lagoon or nearby reefs is always recommended. If doing some water sports sounds appealing, then this is a great place to try as the shallow waters stretch for quite a distance in this lagoon.
The island also has a gym with cardio equipment such as treadmills and both free weights and weight machines. The overwater “Viu Bar” serves up fantastic drinks and the pool bar often hosts live music in the evenings.
The rooms offer a ton of amenities and you can find just about everything you need in the room. The water villas that face out to the sea offer more privacy. Beach villas can be found around the island and all the room categories have delightfully comfortable beds.
The island is not far from Velaana international airport and it takes about 20 minutes to get to Centara Ras Fushi from the speedboat, you can inquire about trips to the Maldivian capital Male the front desk can help you arrange seats for their ferry service for a fee.
Small, intimate and relaxing. Kandholu is truly a tiny island Maldives Holidays 2019 paradise with plenty of ocean to explore.
Located in North Ari Atoll
Kandolhu is a great place to holiday if all you like to do is relax, soak in the sun, have a nice meal and occasionally jump into the sea with your partner. The island has only 30 rooms and its all a very intimate affair. The staffs are very conscientious and after a few days they will all seem very familiar, you’ll often see the same people working at all the different restaurants. In this respect being on the island is like being welcomed into a small community.
Although the island is only 3 hectares in size, there are several dining venues and bars throughout the resort. “The Market” is the all-day dining venue featuring an international ala carte menu + light buffet for breakfast time, “Olive” is the fine dining Mediterranean restaurant with a grand view of the ocean and you can visit the sea grill for a great selection of BBQ meats and seafood.
“Banzai” is the islands fun Teppanyaki restaurant offering Japanese cuisine and a lot of amusement. It is essential to visit “Ata Roa”, this unassuming shack on the island’s service jetty has amazing soft fish tacos, ceviche and chili-chocolate churros, it is a Mexican/Peruvian themed venue.
All island’s villas are on the beachfront or over-water. These rooms are comfortable and have just about everything you need to enjoy your time on this beautiful island. Every room even has a Go-Pro hero with an underwater housing, which you can borrow for your Maldives holidays stay.
If you are tired of relaxing you can always go to the “Noovilu Sports” if you are interested in diving, renting a jet ski or going on a fishing trip after which the chefs will cook what you catch. Go diving in one of the many reefs around the North Ari atoll or even go for a night snorkelling excursion.
There is a lot to do on this small island a great place to go as newlyweds for a romantic Maldives holidays in 2019. To get to the island you will have to take a seaplane from the Velaana International Airport.
Amilla fushi Resort
A zen holiday, for healthy and detoxifying rejuvenation In a Luxurious 5* Maldives holidays 2019 resort.
Located in Baa Atoll
Have you ever wanted to stay in a luxurious tree-house surrounded by tall palms, spectacular Banyans and lush jungle vegetation? Would you like to stay on a secluded island which happens to be very close to the UNESCO world Heritage Biosphere known as “Hanifaru Bay”? Look no further, Amilla Fushi exudes karmically zen yet decadently opulent vibrations.
There is a very health-centric focus in everything the island provides, for example, you get bicycles located outside your room which are great fun to ride around on. If yoga in a tree-house sounds appealing you can do that in the tree-house too.
Guests can choose to have a tailored health & wellness program that includes a nutritious food plan and a personal trainer who will attempt to sculpt you for however long you will be staying on the island. If you are thinking of planning a peaceful retreat for a Maldives holiday 2019 you might consider coming here.
The Javvu Spa offers massages, meditation and treatment therapies that can help you relax and revitalize your senses. If tree-houses aren’t your thing there are other places you can stay on the island, from water villas to beach residences with the square footage and amenities fit for a fantastic family Maldives holidays.
The island is quite big and has a decent sized football pitch (Staff on the island are often up for a game of football too) and you can find Tennis courts complete with all-star coaches to practice you backhand while on Maldives Holidays 2019!
The staffs are very attentive, when you arrive on the island you are escorted by a “Katheeb” who acts as your private butler / assistant, you can call him to make arrangements for you or ask to be picked in his buggy. These Katheebs are very knowledgeable and will do their best to enhance your island experience and that holds true for the rest of the staff as well. A stay at Amilla is both relaxing and refreshing you will leave feeling happier than you already were when you arrived for Maldives Holidays 2019.
Taj Exotica Resort & spa, Maldives
5* Luxury Maldives Holidays 2019 Resort, Vegetarian friendly, fantastic Lagoon & romantic setting.
Located in Male Atoll
Taj Exotica Maldives has an exceptionally large and shallow blue lagoon which is fantastic for swimming and water sports. This island is a great place to go for your private honeymoon Maldives Holidays or for your suprise engagement, even if booking a Maldives Holiday 2019 might have given the game away.
Taj Exotica offers a few exceptional fine dining options from pan Asian cuisine at their 24 Degrees Restaurant and Mediterranean inspired cuisine at their Deep End Restaurant. The equator bar is a great place to chill out after spending an afternoon jet boarding or better yet, you can book a trip to the Jiva Spa and enjoy one of the many tailored spa experiences on offer.
The island has a several different room categories to choose from with a lot of useful amenities and in the bathroom you will find a selection of toiletries by the luxury brand “Molton Brown”. All the rooms have at least a king size bed and some of the larger villas might be more, suitable for families, you can also call housekeeping to put an additional bed in your room.
The Rehendi Presidential overwater suite comes with four beds a massive pool, a comfortable lounge and outdoor dining with incredible views of the Indian Ocean for you and your entourage Maldives Holidays.
In room dining is available 24hrs a day and you can request your laundry to be done at any time too. The staffs are always just a call away and they are more than happy to help you with any queries you might have. This a 5 star luxury resort and you can expect to pay a premium, price but you will get a priceless Maldives Holidays to be remembered.
The groovy vibes of the 60’s/70’s come alive on this majestic island, pack for fun times while on Maldives Holidays 2019.
Located in Baa Atoll
Finolhu is no half measure, when there are a lot of guests on the island, it’s a full on beach party atmosphere. The island is themed in the spirit of the “rock-n-roll lifestyle.” Beach-goers and the Beatles with all the love and color that came from creative minds and the changing times.
Live like a Rockstar, there’s entertainment all afternoon and expect to see an act like fire-dancers by night. Famous pop stars fly in for special occasions to perform, party and enjoy beach vibes so why not fly here and celebrate Maldives Holidays 2019!
Food and drink options are so numerous that I’d have to start counting with my toes to name them all. There are themed nights at dinnertime every night where you can expect to be dining on sumptuous food from different corners of the globe, “The Fish & Crab Shack” is open every day at lunchtime with seafood galore.
Visit the “Baahaa Grill” for a taste of North African cuisine at dinner time. The “1 Oak Beach Club” pool bar has great drinks and tantalizing bar snacks as well as plenty of entertainment throughout the day. “Kanusan” offers a Pan Asian fine dining experience, not to be missed at dinner time.
There are all sorts of activities on the island and it so happens that the Unesco biosphere “Hanifaru Bay” is nearby. You can visit it for a dive or look for whale sharks and manta rays to snorkel with. “The Cove Club” spa and gym offer ample treatment and massage experiences to unwind after last nights antics.
The staffs are very upbeat and always ready to help if ever you need assistance. There are a variety of villas both on land and over water. They are luxuriously designed to be both spacious and personal. The water villas have amazing outdoor decks where you can relax in privacy and watch the stars at night. You are bound to occasionally bump into stars while on Maldives Holidays here too, many celebrities have been known to party on Finolhu.
Kuramathi Maldives Resort
This is not an island, It is a thriving resort community fit for the whole family. Good for an All- Inclusive Maldives Holidays 2019 with the kids.
Located in North Ari Atoll
Kuramathi stands out among many of the resorts in the Maldives as guests describe it as more than just a resort. It’s almost a resort-town, complete with vegetable farm, marine biology center, 10 beach-side restaurants, 3 large infinity pools, six bars and a lot of beach.
Many guests you see on the island are people who have been coming back to Kuramathi for over 20 years. Guests who came as kids have grown up and brought their
own kids to Kuramathi. There is a sense of community here, unlike many other resorts in the Maldives. It is no surprise why Kuramathi is usually overbooked because it’s so popular among guests and loved by the majority of people who visit the island.
The staff often struggle to bring changes to the resort, with the risk of over 20 thousand followers on Instagram and Facebook becoming outraged, as if their treasured Maldives holidays home is being desecrated in some way.
The dive center has some of the most experienced, sea-hugging dive instructors in the Maldives. Once you explore the island, Kuramathi is a great place to begin exploring the depths of the Indian Ocean and there is so much wildlife to gawk at under the sea.
The 10 dining venues offer a selection of food and treats from all over the world and the three all day dining restaurants offer an international menu. Chill out by the pool and watch the sunset or one of the many bars in Kuramathi. The food is excellent and you might just find it to be a foodies Maldives holidays paradise.
The Kuramathi spa offers many opportunities for you to relax while you send your kids off to the Bageecha kids club where there will be fun outdoor and indoor activities that are bound to keep them entertained throughout the day. There is so much to explore and enjoy in Kuramathi that you are most likely to choose to come back for another visit to this lovely Maldives Holidays island paradise.
Embudu Village resort
Great dive sites at an Affordable Rustic Maldives Holidays Resort in 2019.
Location Male Atoll
When you ask repeaters why they keep coming back to Embudu Village over the last 20 years, the reason is simple: if you love diving every day and you want to stay in the Maldives for 2-3 weeks go have Maldives Holidays 2019 in Embudu Village! There are lots of popular dive sites nearby starting with the island’s house reef and there are great places to snorkel nearby too.
It’s a family friendly Maldives Holidays resort and both the Water Villas and Beach Villas are clean and comfortable. There are lots of activities to do on the island and the management does a good job of organizing events as well as special meals for the guests.
Guests often comment how good the food is, They serve a buffet at meal times where you are sure to find international cuisine as well as some local delight on offer.
The only downside is that the Embudu Village is not a “luxury” Maldives Holidays resort and if being pampered is what you are after there are other resorts in this list that you might want to consider. To sum up, if you are looking for a great “no frills” diving adventure holiday with or without the kids come to Embudu.
There are daily ferries to the Maldivian capital city Male’ simply ask the management if you would like to arrange a visit. It’s also a 15 minute boat ride from the Velaana International Airport in Hulhule Island.
There are plenty of other resorts to visit too, do take note November to March in the Maldives holidays season is considered the peak because it promises the best weather and it is the time when the prices of staying at a resort can get quite expensive. when planning Maldives holidays 2019 Summer time in June/July can be hit/miss in terms of weather because it is the rainy season.