Discover the Best Family Resorts in the Maldives with us! If you’ve ever dreamed of escaping to a paradise of private islands, crystal-clear azure waters, powdery white sand, and a plethora of stunning resorts, then the Maldives is undoubtedly on your bucket list. It’s a destination that captures the essence of tropical bliss like no other.
But with so many options to choose from, how do you find the perfect family-friendly resort that suits your preferences and budget? In this guide, we’ve meticulously curated a selection of the Best Family Resorts in the Maldives, ensuring that your dream vacation is not only unforgettable but also tailored to your specific needs.
BEST FAMILY RESORTS IN THE MALDIVES – LUXURY
Amari Raaya Maldives is a tribute to life’s treasured moments, offering comfort and unparalleled experiences as a brand new resort. Its 187 guest rooms and villas provide soothing retreats, ranging from secluded beach villas to overwater pool villas with unobstructed views of Raa Atoll waters.
Across 8 distinct restaurants, the resort expertly blends flavours from Thai, Asian, Maldivian, and international cuisines, allowing guests to indulge amidst palm trees by the ocean, or on the sandy beach. The Kids’ Club promises something fun for the whole family with a diverse range of activities – including shipwreck hunts with a compass to find clues about the once deserted island that has now come to life. Other family activities include an artist’s zone, water sports centre, chef’s garden and a 360 degree watch tower.
✓ Kids’ Club
✓ Maai Spa, Artist’s Zone
✓ 8 restaurants
- Prices For Amari Raaya Maldives, one of the best family resorts in the Maldives start from US $420++ per night. Click for more details.
Soneva Fushi is one of Asia’s renowned wellness and eco-friendly resorts and is considered one of the pioneers of the Barefoot Luxury concept. The sparkling island boasts spacious luxurious villas that are hidden amongst rare dense foliage in the Maldives with private beach access. The signature outdoor eco-bathrooms are built within a stunning private garden setting and guests will enjoy utmost privacy and relaxation with the intuitive service of their private Barefoot Butler.
- Prices for Soneva Fushi, one of the best family resorts in the Maldives, start at US $2064++ per night. Click for best available prices.
Transit: 30-minute seaplane ride from Malé airport
Amilla Fushi is a highly personalised and immensely private luxurious haven in the Maldives. As the name “Amilla Fushi” translates to ‘My Island Home,’ it’s only natural that this resort is renowned for its magnificent Amilla Beach Residences ranging from 1 to 8-bedrooms, to cater to families of all sizes.
The resort’s Sultan’s Village kids’ club is bright and colourful with large picture windows allow an abundance of light into its indoor space. Its outdoor is a fenced play area with a climbing frame with slides sitting on silky white sand. Parent’s can indulge in Amilla Fushi’s wellness and spa offerings while their children can enjoy a fun filled program including; scavenger hunts, creative palm leaf origami, pirate costume making, face painting or a kid’s disco!
✓ Sultan’s Village kids’ club
✓ Javvu Spa
✓ 5 restaurants
- Prices for Amilla Fushi, one of the best family resorts in the Maldives, start at US $743++ per night. Click for best available prices.
Location Map: Thaa Atoll, Maldives (Location Map)
Transit: 30-minute seaplane ride from Malé airport
- Prices for Como Maalifushi, one of the best family resorts in the Maldives start from approx. US $750++ per night. Click for more details.
Ayada Maldives is a luxurious resort located amidst natural coral reefs on the southern edge of Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the southern Maldives. This resort offers units with private pools and complimentary Wi-Fi. Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll is approximately 431 km south of the capital, Malé. Ayada Maldives can be accessed via a domestic transfer (55 minutes) from Malé International Airport to Kaadedhdhoo or Maavarulu (local airports), followed by a boat transfer (25 to 55 minutes) to the resort. Dining options include Magu, serving breakfast and dinner.
✓ Private gardens, swimming pools and outdoor showers
✓ Ile De Joie Cheese and Wine Bar
✓ The Ottoman Lounge
✓ The Zero Degree Poolside Restaurant and Bar features an in-house DJ
- Prices for Ayada Maldives, one of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives start from approx. US $1500++ per night. Click for more details.
At Kuda Huraa, recreation and entertainment are in abundance. With its own surfing school, two expansive landscaped swimming pools (including one for children), a water sports center, and a well-equipped fitness room, there’s something for everyone. The resort showcases 96 stunning pavilions. Dining options include children’s menus, as well as individual kids’ menus for toddlers. Parents can even arrange babysitting services for a romantic evening.
✓ Thatched roofs, beachfront bungalows, and suites
✓ The Kuda Mas: water and beach-based games, creative activities, and entertainment
- Prices for Four Seasons Maldives at Kuda Huraa, one of the best family resorts in the Maldives start from approx. US $1300++ per night. Click for more details.
Location Map: Kanufushi Island, Hithaadhoo, Maladewa (Location Map)
Nestled within the UNESCO world biosphere of Baa Atoll, Seaside Finolhu offers an unparalleled island experience for its guests. Each of Finolhu’s villas is strategically positioned, either gracing the island’s pristine beachfront or perched directly above the tranquil ocean waters. Accessing Finolhu is convenient, whether by a scenic 30-minute seaplane journey from Malé International Airport or a 15-minute flight to Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport, followed by a swift 25-minute speedboat ride to the resort’s doorstep. Ensuring the young ones are entertained, The Oceaneers Club offers an array of child-friendly activities and facilities, overseen by a dedicated and caring staff.
✓ Beach Kitchen
✓ The idyllic toes-in-the-sand dining experience at Crab Shack
✓ Watersports center: underwater experiences including snorkeling, diving, fishing, cruising, and others
✓ Kids’ club
- Prices for Finolhu, one of the best family resorts in the Maldives start from approx. US $1200++ per night. Click for more details.
Location Map: Fari Islands North, Male 20013, Maladewa (Location Map)
Embark on this tropical escapade, and you’ll discover that your journey will be an enchanting whirlwind of joy, challenges, and unforgettable moments. The stage for your adventure is just a mere 45-minute boat ride from the airport. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be mesmerized by the vibrant sea lettuce forming a fluorescent lime backdrop and white-breasted water hens hop-hopping along the icing-sugar sand.
✓ Kids’ club including cupcake decorating, tie-dyeing, face painting, and pom-pom crafting
✓ Outdoor pool, equipped with a slide, fountains, and endless aquatic adventures
- Prices for The Ritz Carlton, one of the best family resorts in the Maldives start from approx. US $3000++ per night. Click for more details.
Location Map: South Male Atoll 20109, Maladewa (Location Map)
Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort offers the ultimate family beach holiday experience. With spacious, luxurious villas, a fantastic kids club, and a quick 35-minute speedboat ride from Velana (Male) International Airport, it’s the perfect tropical getaway for families. Choose from a variety of spacious villas, each with its unique appeal – whether it’s catching sunrise or sunset views, relaxing on the beach, or having a private plunge pool. Upon arrival, your little ones will be enchanted by crystal-clear waters teeming with marine life.
✓ Water adventures: water bobbing, surfing, and deep-sea fishing
✓ Family friendliness including kids’ club
- Prices for Anantara Dhigu Resort, one of the best family resorts in the Maldives start from approx. US $500++ per night. Click for more details.
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