Get lost in browsing The Asia Collective’s curation of the Best Luxury Resorts in the Maldives – your dream holiday is only a flight away!
Getting there: 25-minute seaplane transfer from Male
Located on the palm-fringed picturesque blue waters of Fesdu Island lies uber-stylish design haven W Maldives. The sophisticated and fun luxury Maldives resort is only accessible via seaplane and offers a unique escape combined with a 24/7 contemporary lifestyle experience! Take your pick from a range of their 77 Private Escapes each featuring a private pool and sundeck and boasting their own unique aspect of the signature W luxury. Whether it be the Wow Ocean Escape, a two bedroom suite with a spacious sundeck and infinity plunge pool overlooking crystal blue waters; the Fabulous Overwater Oasis with its own glass bottom floor for viewing the marine life; the Extreme Wow Ocean Haven, a breathtaking 2 bedroom dream villa or the Wonderful Beach Oasis, a perfect all-rounder for couples and families alike.
Explore W Maldives’ luxury playground which features 3 gourmet eateries, 2 vibrant lounge bars, a dive & fitness centre, adrenaline-filled water sports, and the blissful Away Spa with its unique ‘Whenever/Wherever’ concept – a head massage at 3 am to beat the jet lag coming right up! Surrounded by a stretch of white sand, turquoise waters, and luxurious seclusion, W Maldives defines all aspects of contemporary luxury.
- Prices For W Maldives, one of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives start from US $1,152++ per night. Click for more details.
Getting there: 30-minute seaplane ride from Male
Located in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll lies Amilla Fushi, your luxury island home above the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. With 56 spacious villas and 8 stunning residences complete with 5-star luxury amenities, clean and minimal interior, sleek infinity pools, and bespoke Katheeb service that’ll make you feel right at home. Embrace the modern and stylish designs of Amilla Fushi – think Miami vibes meet traditional Maldives architecture.
The Maldives ocean life is unbeatable, and you don’t even have to travel far. Jump into the hotel’s “Blue Hole” where you can swim through an underwater tunnel filled with diverse and colourful marine life! We wouldn’t mind a rainy day or two either for the perfect excuse to hide in the spectacular villas and order in room service.
- Prices start from approx. US $1,050++ per night at this luxury Maldives resort. Click for more details.
Location Map: Thaa Atoll, Maldives (Location Map)
Getting there: 50-minute seaplane ride from Male
Your ultimate Maldives luxury beach getaway awaits at COMO Maalifushi, complete with inviting private villas topped with earth oak floors, sunken marble baths, sun decks and full-length windows for you to embrace the day in paradise. Dedicated to your comfort, it’d be a crime if you don’t take a rejuvenating spa session and holistic treatment at its famed COMO Shambala Retreat.
Style abounds with contemporary interior and international cuisine all located on the unspoiled Thaa Atoll, COMO Maalifushi rightfully earns its title as one of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives.
- Prices for Como Maalifushi, one of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives start from approx. US $750++ per night. Click for more details.
Getting there: 25-minutes speedboat ride from Male
A half-hour speedboat ride and you’ll quickly find yourself in the tranquil surroundings of Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huura. This enchanting luxury garden island resort is the perfect destination for all travellers seeking a tropical getaway amongst crystal blue waters and a pristine environment. Ranging from romantic getaways, family retreats, to the adventurous souls, Four Seasons will ensure you get your personalized vacation you’re after. Savour Four Seasons’ fine cuisine in your private villa under the stars, or rejuvenate at The Island Spa after a full day or water activities, the options are endless!
Bring your loved ones and surround yourself with natural beauty and modern conveniences while enjoying the world-renowned Four Seasons care that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
- Prices for Four Seasons Kuda Huraa, one of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives start at US $900++ per night. Click for more details.
Getting there: 20-minutes by seaplane from Male
Prepare to be greeted by swaying palm trees, salty ocean air, balmy breeze, endless stretches of crystal turquoise water and a smooth white sand shoreline on your arrival at the Maldives’ One&Only Resort. Located to the North of Male in Reethi Rah, One&Only sits like a jewel among a string of coral islands, lagoons and white sands.
Enjoy one of the many room options such as a Beach Villa, Water Villa, or the Grand Sunset Residency which will have you feeling right at home. Each private villa features a flow of indoor-outdoor living with open access to decks, pools, hot tubs, and the ocean itself lying only metres from your sliding glass bedroom doors. This island retreat has an extensively impressive culinary menu offering international cuisines for foodies of every flare, a luxurious spa treatment centre, and superb diving & snorkelling.
If you’re looking for a secluded oasis of serenity and beauty, transcendent luxury, and an unforgettable villa stay experience One&Only Resorts is for you.
- Prices for One&Only Reethi-Rah, one of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives start at US $1,900++ per night. Click for more details.
Paradise awaits at The Residence Maldives, a luxurious collection of the two properties, The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah and The Residence Maldives at Falhumaafushi. The palm-fringed islands offer an unparalleled Maldivian experience, with world-class amenities and breathtaking natural beauty. Connected by a 1km bridge, guests can easily travel between the two properties and enjoy all the facilities each has to offer, including fitness centres, heavenly spas, exquisite restaurants and bars.
Exclusive privacy awaits at the precious two-kilometre-long island of The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah, comprising 173 luxurious villas, all with private pool. Each villa is crafted from the finest local materials, fusing traditional Maldivian architecture with modern design and luxurious conveniences. The Residence Maldives at Falhumaafushi’s 94 villas draw their design inspiration from the island’s lavish beauty, expressed in thatched roofs, natural materials, airy high ceilings and French windows, offering dreamy 360-degree views. Whether seeking a romantic couple’s retreat or a memorable family holiday, The Residence Maldives is not to be missed.
TAC TIP: Create lasting memories with a once-in-a-lifetime Dolphin Cruise, as you watch wild spinner and bottlenose dolphins frolic in the waves.
Location: Mirihi Island Resort, Maldives
Getting there: From the airport take a seaplane (approx 25 mins)
Welcome to Mirihi Island Resort in Maldives, a tropical gem amidst the serene aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean, with breezy palms and pristine white sands. Only a 30-minute flight from Malé in the South Ari Atoll, indulge in premium luxury and ultimate privacy on one of the smallest islands in Maldives — it is only 350 meters long and 50 meters wide and resplendent with the unique Maldivian charm.
Select from a range of stunning villas, their 2-bedroom suites offering open-air bathrooms, an airy living room, direct beach access and a magical sunset view from the first-floor terrace. While the 2-bedroom water suites boast a large living area, a private jetty and spacious outdoor deck with a beautiful view of the island’s colourful coral reef. Explore the island from its pristine sands to its deep blue ocean; dive with manta rays and whale sharks, snorkel the crystal clear waters of their house reef or sail via catamaran to aquatic paradises. Enjoy your own secluded slice of heaven at Mirihi Island Resort.
- Prices for Mirihi Island Resort, one of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives start from approx. US $1,415++ per night for a water villa for two adults. Click for more details.
Getting there: 30-minute domestic plane (or seaplane) from Male International Airport to Ifuru Domestic Airport
Amari Raaya Maldives is a luxurious testament to life’s cherished moments. This newly established resort offers warmth, comfort, and unparalleled experiences. With impeccable service, exquisite accommodations, indulgent spa, and captivating dining, it creates a haven against a tropical backdrop. The resort’s 187 guest rooms and villas are meticulously crafted as soothing sanctuaries. Choose from private beach villas or overwater pool villas, each offering unobstructed views of the stunning Raa Atoll waters.
The resort offers a delightful range of dining choices across eight distinct restaurants, expertly blending Thai, Asian, Maldivian, and International flavors. Enjoy your perfect meal amidst swaying palms, by the ocean, or on the beach for a romantic dinner. Amari Raaya Maldives is your gateway to the untouched wonders of the Northern Maldives. Dive with PADI instructors or enjoy thrilling water sports to explore marine life and lush flora. The resort offers land activities, including pools, fitness, mini-golf, paddle tennis, and a panoramic-view watchtower. Families can enjoy a hot spring bath and the resort’s Kids Club, ensuring a memorable stay for all.
- Prices For Amari Raaya Maldives, one of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives start from US $420++ per night. Click for more details.
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