Well-positioned, in South Male Atoll, Rihiveli The Dream is the ideal place to stay if you are looking for an experience that is relaxing, sporty and convivial in an environment that is protected. Resident dolphins are in the lagoon, just a few minutes away in your catamaran. The Turtles and Ray Mantas will come to have breakfast with you in the morning. Here, it’s all about respecting the nature and treating the staff in the best way possible. This is felt in the way the island and staff receive each guest.
Rihiveli The Dream offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities invigorate travelers. The motto of the island is also “no News No Shoes”. It aims to ensure that you relax, and therefore, wifi is only made available in public spaces… but you will soon realize how little you need it – perhaps with the exception of picture perfect Instagram posts.
The hotel features 48 beautifully appointed guest rooms, with a desk, direct beach access and a fan which does the job better than AC coupled. Throughout the day you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the private beach, spa, massage, water sports. Rihiveli The Dream is your one-stop destination for quality hotel accommodations in Maldives Islands.
Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat is a small island paradise in the Maldives’ Southern Ari Atoll, where guests can enjoy a journey of self-discovery in one of the most beautiful locations on earth. Seclusion, tranquillity and escape come together for an authentic Maldivian experience that blends rustic appeal with understated comfort and charm.
With just 10 Beach Villas and 20 Water Villas set over one hectare, the intimate resort conjures up an illusion of being cast away on a desert island where guests relax in total serenity, safe in the knowledge that if they need anything there is a team of friendly, experienced staff there to look after them.
The pressures of daily life melt away in simple yet comfortable surroundings, where modern technology is paired to a minimum, encouraging you to reconnect with nature and rejuvenate body and mind.
Natural spa treatments and invigorating water sports are available to pass away the days, as well as an incredible dive team who can guide and assist you to encounter the most dazzling marine life.
Locally inspired menus, natural products, traditional design elements and signature Maldivian hospitality evoke a true sense of rustic charm for an unforgettable stay you will want to repeat year after year.
Drift enjoys a secluded location on the idyllic Maldivian island of Thelu Veliga in Southern Ari Atoll.
Spanning just over a hectare in size, this intimate retreat can be reached by a direct 35 minute seaplane journey from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (Malé) or via a 35 minute domestic flight from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (Malé) to Maamigili Local Airport followed by a 30 minute speedboat ride.
aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise Island located on Dhoores island in Dhaalu Atoll is the ultimate Nature’s holiday destination in the Maldives. The island has features both above and underwater that make this one of the most beautiful islands in this atoll. Designed and developed using local architectural components, this is the ultimate eco-resort featuring minimalistic designs, incorporating the concept of harmonizing the real Maldivian Nature with all the necessary amenities. The island is a mere 8 hectare jewel located on the northern part of Dhaalu atoll, just 30 minutes seaplane ride from Malé. Unlike most other resorts, aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise features Maldivian style eco-bungalows designed and built with a combination of local materials that blend with her natural environment. Majority of the island has been kept untouched to provide the guest up-close-and-personal the ‘typical’ island paradise that is the Maldives. The thick forest of the island has been virtually untouched through which guests can wander and experience what a real Nature’s paradise in Maldives is like. Relax in one of the unique tree-top relaxing platforms or at the Nature’s discovery decks just above the water. When you feel like being close to Nature’s, come to aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise for a holiday experience that will take your breath away.
In the Maldivian language (Dhivehi), the word “aavee” means, revival. The word is used to reflect something or a concept when it is revived in modern day. The concept used in aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise was developed to bring back the original resort concept that was the trademark of tourism industry when it started in the 70’s.
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.
Furaveri island resort and spa, a perfect getaway offering an unmatched experience for individuals, couples or families in the exotic Raa Atoll in the north central region ad set on 23 hectare island.
Whether you are an adventurer seeking the underwater experience, or an explorer looking for remote exotic islands or a fishing enthusiast looking for the big catch or if your passion is water sports or if you want to indulge in Furaveri’s rejuvenating spa treatments or if you are simply seeking sunbathing in the soft white sandy beach or taking a swim in the crystal clear lagoon, Furaveri Island Resort and Spa is the ideal place to be on your holiday.
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.
In the northern part of Ari Atoll, the cozy island of Voi Maayafushi resort is surrounded by a white sandy beach and by calm and crystalline water. The coral reef filled with a coloured fauna is well known to snorkelling and diving enthusiasts and easy to reach from the beach.
The VOI Maayafushi resort has mostly of Maldivian style bungalows under the shade of the palm vegetation, so dense in the whole island, while few bungalows are overwater with the direct access to the ocean for an unforgettable experience. Maayafushi, the place where to be.