Located in South Malé Atoll, the island of Biyadhoo island resort offers a fascinating glimpse of the simple, yet breath-taking beauty of Maldives. Fringed by a crystalline lagoon and powdery white sandy beaches. Biyadhoo island resort is blessed with lush tropical vegetation and famed to have the best house reef in the Maldives. Popular among the diving and snorkeling enthusiasts, the island provides peace and tranquility to the weary soul. Just 30 minutes from the airport by speedboat, a tropical haven is enclosed within the turquoise folds of the Indian Ocean.
Located in South Ari Atoll in the Maldives — Ranveli Village is 35kms from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (Malé), transfer to Ranveli from the airport is a journey of adventure. A 30 minute hop by seaplane to a landing platform jetty in the middle of the turquoise lagoon right in front of Ranveli and a leisurely boat ride on to Ranveli.
As you step off the seaplane the romance and adventure of Ranveli village will embrace you. Ranveli village is an idyllic island resort cocooned in unspoilt natural splendour, a quiet haven surrounded by pristine white sand, lush tropical vegetation and coral reefs flourishing beneath a warm crystalline sea.
Housing one of the best diving reefs in the world, a school of a 100 giant jack fish come by the hotel decks each evening to be fed by the hotel staff. Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, connects the marine life to the people on the island, a beautiful sense of symbiosis and possibly a guideline for how resort’s base for tourism.
Ellaidhoo’s dive site sits right off the hotel decks, so all you have to do is put on some diving gear or snorkels and jump into a reef so spectacular that you’re going to want to stay there until your tank runs out.
Located about 42km away from the capital and a quick 25-minute seaplane ride away, the Ellaidhoo Reef sits on the eastern fringe of North Ari Atoll – the largest of the 22 natural atolls that make up the Maldives. Abundantly lush, with shady palm trees and soft white sand, Ellaidhoo combines luxury living and star-class service with a family spirit and connection to mother earth. An award winning, Green Globe-certified resort, also holding ISO 12,000, 14,000 and 16,000 certifications. Ellaidhoo’s quaint interiors and curated trimming meet the island’s 100-year old island trees in a way that brings the best of every world into the palm of your hands.
Visit Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, the turtle-shaped island and its underwater paradise.
All of the rooms at the Maldives beach resort are fitted with 4-star amenities, and have been designed to make you stop and take a moment to breathe in the fresh ocean air. Choose from standard and superior rooms to beach bungalows and dreamy water bungalows – they’re all a treat to experience. For mealtimes, explore some of the mouthwatering dishes at the resort’s main restaurant. If you’re staying at the water bungalows you have an even better treat – dining at your very own exclusive restaurant and bar.
Ellaidhoo’s values lie in the preservation of environment, and the efforts have been solidified by the Green Globe certification. The coral reefs this resort was named after are astounding here, and are home to some incredible underwater life. It’s no wonder that this calm little island is known as one of the top spots for divers in the Maldives. Settle into your room and get ready to dive in. Just ask resort’s diving centre about an excursion and let yourself go to the heart of the reef.
Located on the outskirts of North Ari Atoll, Gangehi Island is a small luxury resort reached within 25 minutes by seaplane from the capital Malé.This secluded and peaceful island has lush vegetation, on one side it is bordered by a coral reef close to the shore, on the other it opens into a broad lagoon. Protected by its barrier reef, the island is a pearl of white sand, shaded by coconut palms and surrounded by crystal-clear sea.
The marine life is one of rare beauty: an amazing variety of tropical fish swim around the coral along with marine turtles and many other Apart from the thousand of multi-colored fish in all shapes and sizes and the corals themselves, there is a whole separate world populated by turtles, manta rays, sharks and dolphins.
Medhufushi Island Resort is a haven of peace and relaxation. An air of tranquillity pervades the idyllic island which is adorned with shady coconut trees and tropical flowers. Surrounding the island is a spectacular lagoon in shades of turquoise and shimmering azure blue. If you want to get away from it all and experience affordable, laid-back luxury at a Maldives resort, you can’t find anywhere better than Medhufushi Island Resort.
As one of just two resorts in beautiful Meemu Atoll, you are far from the noise and congestion of the modern world. But you’ll find all the comforts of home available in the spacious and attractive villas, which come with a private sundeck and traditional Maldivian swing chair. There’s no better spot to watch the gentle waves together than from the shade of your ‘undhoali’. Medhufushi’s exclusive lagoon suites offer the ultimate in seclusion at Medhufushi; the two spacious over-water suites are accessible only by boat.
The distinctive Maldivian atmosphere is evident throughout the resort, from the warm and welcoming staff to the coconut thatch roofs of each property and the sandy floors of the restaurants.
Venture even further into the realm of nirvana at the in-house spa. The spa is built upon stilts over the sparkling lagoon. The combination of the soft sound of the waves and the expert touch of the massage therapists is guaranteed to send you into a state of pure bliss.
The warm shallow water and pure white sand is a delight to experience but there are also all kinds of activities and experiences available for you and your loved one to enjoy. The secluded location ensures that the surrounding coral reefs and dive sites are virtually pristine, with intact and healthy corals and an abundance of aquatic life. Divers can discover a host of exciting and wondrous dive sites where manta rays, turtles, reef sharks and all manner of tropical reef fish can be found. The Werner Lau Diving Centre’s team is on hand to help you learn and discover.
Madoogali Resort and Spa, is located in the North Ari Atoll, 30 – 40 minutes by seaplane and two hours away from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport by speedboat.
Madoogali is an island almost entirely covered with the tropical lush vegetation of swaying coconut palms and other trees such as the majestic banyan tree. The island is surrounded by beach of the fine white sand.
A first class dive centre, organize good dives throughout the day to great dive sites in the vicinity. Snorkelling around the island is excellent as Madoogali boasts of a house reef which is incomparable to any other reef for its colors, life and coral growth. Just in the house reef, a few meters away from the beach – colorful Acropora, massive brain corals and anemone, harbors myriads of life including manta rays, turtles, guitar sharks, seahorses, etc.
Madoogali is still one of the very best Italian resorts in the country.
Bathala is a pure and simple paradise for scuba divers and snorkellers alike. This Maldives resort boasts one of the best house reefs in the area frequented by a host of exciting marine life including grey reef sharks, nurse sharks, manta rays and eagle rays. There are six entry and exit points for direct access from the spectacular white sand beach. What’s more, there are more than 50 dive sites in the vicinity to explore. Start your day by diving with grey reef sharks on the house reef, exploring coral-encrusted caves and overhangs or taking a morning boat excursion to a fascinating thila or wreck.
If you’re already a certified diver the friendly Werner Lau Dive Centre team can kit you out with equipment and then you’re free to dive the house reef with your buddy at your leisure, or if you’re a novice you can learn to dive with us. Perhaps you want to expand your experience, skills and knowledge with a diving course, taking you to the next level of certification. Bathala offers a comprehensive range of SSI, CMAS and PADI courses for all levels, from beginners courses right up to divemaster level. There are also daily dive boat excursions to the incredible dive spots across Ari Atoll.
Bathala itself is a charming and lush tropical island, to which guests keep coming back year after year. This rustic resort harks back to the early days of tourism in the Maldives when adventurous travellers could revel in the natural beauty of their surroundings without the desire for the latest high-tech gadgets. Today as it was then, Bathala is an unfussy, laid-back, affordable retreat which offers excellent value for money.
Simple villas open out onto a powdery white sand beach and glorious turquoise vista. Within seconds you can be in the crystal clear water surrounded by shoals of reef fish, sharks and turtles.
Summer Island Maldives is a truly beautiful, new ‘barefoot’ resort owned and managed by people from the Maldives. Truly the perfect Maldivian Barefoot Holiday.
A holiday at Summer is really a journey of discovery more than a holiday.
Take a seaplane to a fairytale lagoon and walk barefoot on fine sand the colour of icing sugar and feel it tickle your soles. Learn to navigate a coral reef and fulfil your Maldivian adventure with dolphins and turtles. Live in ocean villas suspended over jewelled waters or stay in land villas with sublime ocean views – the choice is yours. Feast on international cuisines touched with a hint of Maldivian flavour and unwind at the overwater spa with our classic offerings to knead your tension away.
Discover your destination playground at Summer Island Maldives where Summer never ends.
Velidhu Island Resort is an idyllic setting for that magical holiday of your dreams. Set in the glorious beauty of the Maldives this is a haven for the romantic, the connoisseur of natural beauty and for those who wish to unwind in an atmosphere of unblemished natural beauty in one of the most romantic destination of the world.
Velidhu’s beauty is its simplicity, it is a place one can de stress, away from it all, away for today’s jet set, city lifestyle. The tropical hideaway located 80 kilometres from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport is blessed with the kind of natural beauty that needs to be seen to be believed.
As your seaplane swoops down to the lagoon after a breath-taking journey of twenty minutes you see the island like a gem of green, enamelled with a silver ring of sand, set in a sea of azure velvet. But the real delight is yet to come. It is the feel of the soft sugary white sand under your feed and the sound of little wavelets that lap its shores that makes your realize that you are really in a tropical paradise.
Velidhu is not only for the romantic. It offers an excellent house reef and is surrounded by a multitude of dive sites to fill your holiday with dive trips you will boast about until the next time you arrive.