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Ayada Maldives

Overview

Ayada Maldives is a luxurious resort located on a private island in the Maldives. The island boasts pristine beaches and lush tropical greenery, offering a genuine Maldivian experience.


The resort offers a wide range of amenities, including multiple restaurants, large villas with private infinity pools, and the award-winning AySpa. Guests can enjoy a variety of water sports, excursions, and other activities during their stay.


The resort has several accommodation options, including the Ayada Royal Ocean Suite, Sunset Ocean Family Suite, Sunset Ocean Suite, Sunset Family Lagoon Suite, Beach Family Suite, Sunset Lagoon Suite, Ocean Villa with pool, Sunset Beach Suite, Beach Villa with pool, and Garden Villa.


The resort also features eight restaurants, each with its own unique flair and influence, including the Ocean Breeze over-water restaurant and bar.


The resort is accessible by a 55-minute domestic flight journey from the Velana International Airport in Malé, followed by a 15-25 minutes speedboat ride.

Starting From

$$$

Location

Maguhdhuvaa, Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll

Transfer Time

via Kaadedhdhoo Airport Domestic Flight: 55 Minutes +Speedboat trip: 50 Minutes OR via Maavarulu Airport Domestic flight: 70 Minutes + Speedboat trip: 15-25 Minutes

Transfer Mode

Domestic Flight + Speedboat

Rooms

112

Distance from Airport

430km

Nearest International Airport

Velana International Airport

Accommodations

Garden Villa

Garden Villa

Garden

Each garden villa is hidden in a lush tropical garden and offers a peaceful getaway from city life. The huge bathroom has a large bath tub for luxurious soaks and an outside shower with beautiful scenery. The outdoor veranda is ideal for relaxing with the breeze. Guests can enjoy the tranquility of the Garden Villas, as well as the resort's various amenities, just a few steps away. Everything you need to swim, tan, dine, or rest is nearby.
Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults & 0 Children OR 2 Adults & 1 Children
Total Floor Area: 101 m²
Features
  • Garden View
  • King-Size Bed
  • Open-Air Bathroom
  • Outdoor Rainfall Shower
  • Freestanding Bathtub
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Harmon Kardon Surround Sound System
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Beach Villa with Pool

Beach Villa with Pool

Beach, Pool

The Beach Villas exude elegance and tranquility on the most stunning white sandy beaches surrounded by nature. Beautiful private yards and huge plunge pools for sunbathing are in the villas. Relax on the large terrace facing the garden and beach to enjoy the ocean views. Large bathrooms with bathtubs let villa guests bathe in bubbles while observing the sea. Bathroom features an outdoor shower in the back garden for relaxing bathing.
Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults & 0 Children OR 2 Adults & 1 Children
Total Floor Area: 103 m²
Features
  • Direct Beach Access
  • Private Infinity Pool
  • King-Size Bed
  • Open-Air Bathroom
  • Outdoor Rainfall Shower
  • Freestanding Bathtub
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Harmon Kardon Surround Sound System
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Beach Suite

Beach Suite

Beach, Pool

These luxurious Beach Suites have a spacious living area that is perfect for relaxing. The suite has indoor and outdoor rain showers. It's large terrace is surrounded by lush plants; enjoy the private pool outside your bedroom. You can access the beach directly and enjoy the stunning ocean views.
Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults & 0 Children OR 2 Adults & 2 Children
Total Floor Area: 115 m²
Features
  • Direct Beach Access
  • Private Infinity Pool
  • King-Size Bed
  • Living Area
  • Open-Air Bathroom
  • Outdoor Rainfall Shower
  • Freestanding Bathtub
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Harmon Kardon Surround Sound System
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Sunset Lagoon Suite

Sunset Lagoon Suite

Lagoon, Pool

Every Sunset Lagoon Suites is located half overwater and on land. They feature an outdoor terrace with access to the island's lagoon, and the bathroom has an open-air shower. The outdoor terrace is perfect for relaxation, with comfortable swing sofas, a plunge pool, and direct access to the lagoon.
Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults & 0 Children OR 2 Adults & 2 Children
Total Floor Area: 156 m²
Features
  • Sunset View
  • Closer to Resort Facilities
  • Direct Lagoon Access
  • Private Infinity Pool
  • King-Size Bed
  • Living Area
  • Outdoor Rainfall Shower
  • Freestanding Bathtub
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Harmon Kardon Surround Sound System
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Sunset Beach Suite

Sunset Beach Suite

Beach, Pool

Each Sunset Beach Suite has a comfortable living area for guests to enjoy. The suite has both indoor and outdoor rain showers. It's large terrace is perfect for relaxation. You can take a dip in the private pool outside your bedroom. You have access to the beach directly where you can enjoy the stunning sunset views.
Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults & 0 Children OR 2 Adults & 2 Children
Total Floor Area: 137 m²
Features
  • Sunset View
  • Direct Beach Access
  • Private Infinity Pool
  • King-Size Bed
  • Living Area
  • Open-Air Bathroom
  • Outdoor Rainfall Shower
  • Freestanding Bathtub
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Harmon Kardon Surround Sound System
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Ocean Villa with Pool

Ocean Villa with Pool

Water, Pool

For the epitome of relaxation and total immersion in overwater bliss, book one of these ocean villas. Relax in a hammock, overlooking the water, as you listen to the soft sound of the waves breaking on the shore. These luxurious villas have it all: direct lagoon access, ocean hammocks, plunge pools, private outside terraces, and stunning horizon views.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults & 1 Children
Total Floor Area: 108 m²
Features
  • Direct Ocean Access
  • Private Infinity Pool
  • Overwater Hammock
  • King-Size Bed
  • Freestanding Bathtub
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Harmon Kardon Surround Sound System
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Sunset Family Lagoon Suite

Sunset Family Lagoon Suite

Family, Lagoon, Pool

These family-friendly suites are situated half overwater and on land, with tropical gardens and lagoon views. The suite has a king-size bed, two single beds, and a large bathroom with a garden view. Enjoy the peaceful outdoor terraces with swing loungers, a plunge pool, and direct lagoon access.
Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults & 0 Children OR 2 Adults & 2 Children
Total Floor Area: 156 m²
Features
  • Sunset View
  • Direct Lagoon Access
  • Closer to Resort Facilities
  • Private Infinity Pool
  • King-Size Bed
  • Twin Beds
  • Living Area
  • Outdoor Rainfall Shower
  • Freestanding Bathtub
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Harmon Kardon Surround Sound System
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Beach Family Suite

Beach Family Suite

Family, Beach, Pool

The Beach Family Suites include beach suites and beach villas. For a peaceful escape, enjoy a private pool surrounded by tropical flora. The suites have king-size canopy beds, twin sinks, indoor and outdoor showers, and huge terrazzo bathtubs. It's ideal for guests who love beachfront living.
Maximum Occupancy: 4 Adults & 0 Children OR 4 Adults & 2 Children
Total Floor Area: 218 m²
Features
  • Direct Beach Access
  • Two Separate Bedrooms
  • Two Separate Bathrooms
  • Two Private Plunge Pools
  • King-Size Bed
  • Living Area
  • Open-Air Bathroom
  • Outdoor Rainfall Shower
  • Freestanding Bathtub
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Harmon Kardon Surround Sound System
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Sunset Ocean Suite

Sunset Ocean Suite

Water, Pool

Elegant and comfortable, these Sunset Ocean Suites offer the best in luxury. These suites feature beautiful master bedrooms and private bathrooms with bathtubs. A glass floor panel in the living room shows the aquatic life below. Suites contain a pantry and an extra bathroom for your convenience. The huge sundeck with ocean hammocks offers amazing horizon views for suite guests. Rooms with lagoon access allow guests to swim in the ocean whenever they wish. Couples, honeymooners, and anybody wanting a lavish and serene escape would love these suites.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults & 0 Children OR 2 Adults & 1 Children
Total Floor Area: 172 m²
Features
  • Direct Ocean Access
  • Private Infinity Pool
  • Three Overwater Hammocks
  • King-Size Bed
  • Lounge with Glass Floor Panel
  • Walk-In Pantry
  • Freestanding Bathtub
  • Rainfall Shower
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Harmon Kardon Surround Sound System
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Sunset Ocean Family Suite

Sunset Ocean Family Suite

Family, Water, Pool

These Overwater Family Suites are ideal for luxury vacations with older children. This two-bedroom suite has a glass floor panel, and the master bedroom has an en suite bathroom. The suites have a wide sundeck with a dining table, an over-water hammock, a private pool, sun loungers, a daybed, and ocean access. Both bedrooms have floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning horizon views.
Maximum Occupancy: 4 Adults & 0 Children OR 2 Adults & 3 Children
Total Floor Area: 172 m²
Features
  • Direct Ocean Access
  • Two Separate Bedrooms
  • Private Infinity Pool
  • Three Overwater Hammocks
  • King-Size Bed
  • Twin Beds
  • Walk-In Pantry
  • Freestanding Bathtub
  • Rainfall Shower
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Harmon Kardon Surround Sound System
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Resort Highlights

Facilities available in Cora Cora Maldives

  • Multiple Restaurants
  • Island Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • Motorised Watersports
  • Non-Motorised Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Excursions
  • Kids Club
  • Games Hall
  • Jogging Track
  • Tennis Court
  • Vegetable Garden
  • Medical Clinic
  • Wedding Facilities
  • Events
  • Romantic Experiences

Food & Drink

OCEAN BREEZE

OCEAN BREEZE

Overwater Restaurant and Bar

The chic over-water restaurant serves seasonal modern European cuisine. Eat grilled seafood, homemade pasta, and premium steaks to satisfy your cravings. The menu changes with the seasons but they do keeps some internationally well loved dishes all year round.
Restaurant Type: Europe & Mediterranean, Bar
Operating Hours
Lunch (Every Day): 12:30 hrs – 15:00 hrs Dinner (Closed on Tuesday): 19:00 hrs - 22:00 hrs
Features
European CuisineOverwater Restaurant
MAGU

MAGU

Main Restaurant

Magu, the resort's main restaurant, serves international breakfast and dinner with daily themes. The restaurant serves Far Eastern, Chef's Special, Maldivian, Mexican, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern cuisine on s rotating schedule. This guarantees a unique, flavorful, and varied dining experience every night.
Restaurant Type: International Buffet & All-Day Dining
Operating Hours
Breakfast: 07:00 hrs - 10:30 hrs Dinner: 19:00 hrs - 22:00 hrs
Features
Main Restaurant International BuffetThemed DinnersVegan CuisineVegetarian Cuisine
ZERO DEGREE

ZERO DEGREE

Poolside Restaurant and Bar

Zero Degree restaurant and bar serves excellent poolside international cuisine. Zero Degree restaurant and bar offers the best poolside dining. From fresh salads to European, Asian, and Middle Eastern cuisine, the menu has something for everyone. Dine barefoot in the water, under a thatched roof, in a fabric-draped poolside cabana, or on the pool beds for the best sunbathing.
Restaurant Type: International Buffet & All-Day Dining, Bar
Operating Hours
All-Day Dining: 12:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs Bar: 12:00 hrs - till late
Features
International CuisinePoolside RestaurantAsian CuisineMiddle Eastern CuisineEuropean CuisinePool BarLive DJLive Music
SEA SALT

SEA SALT

Beachside BBQ Grill

Guests who visit Sea Salt restaurant can enjoy freshly grilled meat and seafood at this exquisite alfresco restaurant. This spot is perfect for a beach barbeque grill.  You can relax on the golden sandy beach brimming with abundant sunshine, and a gentle sea breeze.
Restaurant Type: Grill / BBQ / Seafood
Operating Hours
Open (Tuesdays): 19:30 hrs - 22:00 hrs
Features
BBQ Grill Beach Seating
MIZU

MIZU

Japanese Teppanyaki Grill

Japanese Teppanyaki Grill Restaurant Mizu is at the resort. Teppanyaki comes from the words "Teppan," meaning iron hot plate, and "Yaki," meaning grilling or frying. Enjoy an unforgettable meal at Mizu. Watch the chef create delicious dishes in front of you. Expect a great meal whether you like grilled fish, meat, or vegetarian options.
Restaurant Type: Specialty Dining, East and South East Asian
Operating Hours
At request: Reservation is required
Features
Japanese CuisineTeppanyaki GrillSet Menu Dining
KAI

KAI

Far East Restaurant

Kai's tropical jungle-surrounded restaurant serves exquisite Asian and Far Eastern dishes. Enjoy a delicious meal at this tropical oasis. Each night, the restaurant serves a wide range of Asian and Far Eastern dishes. Fresh local seafood is used to make a variety of sushi and sashimi dishes. Classic Indonesian, Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, and Japanese dishes are also available.
Restaurant Type: East and South East Asian
Operating Hours
Dinner: 19:00 hrs - 22:00 hrs
Features
Asian CuisineA La Carte Restaurant
OTTOMAN LOUNGE

OTTOMAN LOUNGE

Traditional Turkish Café

Experience delicious Turkish delicacies in this sophisticated and refined cafe. Ayada Maldives offers a unique experience of enjoying Turkish teas and coffee in a lounge that is designed to resemble a traditional café in Turkey. The teas and coffees are presented with authentic Turkish silverware on traditional lounge seating.
Restaurant Type: Cafe
Operating Hours
Afternoon: 15:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs
Features
Lounge-Style SeatingAfternoon TeaTurkish CoffeeSpecialty TeasDrinks MenuShisha Menu
ILE DE JOIE

ILE DE JOIE

Cheese & Wine Bar

Sample from vast varieties of cheese and wines in this beautiful over-water bar. This tiny over-water cheese and wine bar is an island of joy for lovers of the finer things in life. You can find this overwater bar resting above the lagoon
Restaurant Type: Bar
Operating Hours
Evening: 18:00 hrs - 23:00 hrs
Features
Overwater BarExtensive Wine MenuCheese and Wine TastingCigar Menu

Things To Do

WATERSPORTS

WATERSPORTS

Experience an element of adventure by indulging in a host of watersport activities. The resort has plenty of motorised and non-motorised watersports to choose from. You could go windsurfing, enjoy an adrenaline-filled jet ski ride, or ride the waves at one of several surf spots. The resort is the top surf destination owing to its huge swells and coral breaks. The resort is near some of the Maldives' best surf breaks by boat. Surf, wind, and the local forecast will determine where to go. The Indian Ocean’s azure waters are also perfect for snorkelling. The resort is surrounded by clear skies, sunshine, and the Maldives' greatest coral reefs.
Operating Hours
Daily: 09:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs
Features
Non-Motorised WatersportsMotorised WatersportsSurfingKayak (Single / Double)Stand Up PaddleboardCatamaran SailingWakeboardingWater SkiingFun TubingJet SkiingSnorkelling
SCUBA DIVING

SCUBA DIVING

Seasoned divers are welcome to discover the unspoiled underwater landscape of the Gaafu Dhaalu atoll. Divers will find paradise in the Maldives, which is well known for its year-round high visibility, profusion of coral reefs, and sporadic monsoons. The waters of the Maldives are home to more than a thousand different species of fish, coral, and other marine life. The resort has a PADI 5* Dive Centre that follows PADI's recommended training protocol. Their team of knowledgeable instructors is eager to introduce you to diving through a variety of courses. After a short theory lesson, you will get to experience a relaxing dive. Experience the excitement of diving with the guidance of a certified diving instructor in comfortable conditions through the easy learning programme.
Operating Hours
Daily: 09:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs
Features
Scuba Diving PackagesDiscover Scuba DivingScuba Diving LessonsSpeciality CoursesNight DivesScuba Diving PackagesEquipment RentalCamera Rental
EXCURSIONS

EXCURSIONS

Take your spouse for a picnic on a nearby sandbank. You can spend the day lounging about the beach, swimming in the immaculate waters. Take part in an incredible island tour that lets you see local island life and in a Maldivian village. Snorkelling over coral reefs in the ocean is an exciting experience. As the guides take you to two amazing locations brimming with vibrant colours and abundant marine life, pick up tips. See spinner dolphins leap and play in the sea if you're lucky.
Operating Hours
Daily: 09:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs
Features
Manta Ray ExcursionWhale Shark ExcursionSnorkelling SafariSunset FishingRomantic CruiseDesert Island ExcursionsSandbank VisitPrivate Beach DinnerDolphin SafariSunset CruiseVisit Local VillageRomantic Experiences
AYCLUB

AYCLUB

The resort has a fully-functional gym open from 08:00 to 23:00, a games hall with table tennis, pool, table football, and darts, three jogging tracks, and a floodlit tennis court open from 08:00 to 22:00. These are just a few of the recreational and sporting amenities that AyClub in Ayada, Maldives offers.
Operating Hours
Fitness Center: 8:00 hrs - 23:00 hrs Tennis: 8:00 hrs to 22:00 hrs
Features
Fitness CentreTable TennisTable FootballDartsVolleyballBilliardsJogging TrackTennis Courts
AYSPA

AYSPA

The resort's spa has an extensive range of soothing treatments and therapies that are sure to leave you more relaxed and centred. AySpa's team of therapists and aestheticians offers massage therapies, hammam rituals, and even maternity packages, among other services. You can also opt for waxing or hair and make-up styling. The spa also has a tranquil relaxation area; you can book an in-villa service or a colorful flower bath.
Features
Massage TherapiesHammamBody TherapiesFacial TherapiesMaterinty TherapiesWaxingHair SalonMake-upManicurePedicureYoga LessonsMeditation
ZUZUU KIDS CLUB

ZUZUU KIDS CLUB

For kids older than four, the fully furnished Kid's Club at Ayada Maldives is open from 9:00 to 18:00 free of charge.Please note that there are charges for babysitting children under 4 years old. The Kids Club offers free activities like cooking and painting classes in addition to a stage, playground, nanny room, and pool. If necessary, you can ask for a babysitting service for an additional fee.
Operating Hours
Daily: 09:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs
Features
Kids Play AreasArts & CraftsBoard gamesBabysitting (Extra Charge Apply)Cooking ClassesFace PaintingChildren's PoolKids CinemaVegetable GardeningHermit Crab Races
WEDDINGS

WEDDINGS

Ayada, Maldives has a variety of stunning locations that could serve as the venue for your dream wedding. Your dream wedding will come true thanks to the hardworking wedding planner's arrangements. Whether on the beach, on a Dhoni, or surrounded by lush lawns, Ayada's White Room wedding offers a dreamlike setting for your special day. It's the largest wedding chapel in the Maldives.
Operating Hours
Daily: At Request
Features
Wedding PackageWedding PlanningPhotography ServiceRomantic Experiences

Policies

Check-in Time is 14:00 hrs on 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.


Check-Out Time is 12:00 hrs on Departure Day


For late checkout, an additional corresponding night will need to be booked at the full nightly rate.