Dreaming of white sandy beaches combined with endless shades of mesmerising blue waters, while sipping on a coconut in your very own private villa?
Welcome to the Maldives! Whether you want to celebrate the start of a new chapter on your honeymoon in the Maldives or simply seek to unwind and relax while exploring an incredible underwater world, the atoll paradise has it all!
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: 30-minute seaplane transfer from Male
Soneva Fushi impressively sits amidst clear blue waters of Baa Atoll, with 57 spacious luxury villas ranging from one to nine bedrooms designs that call for barefoot luxury perfectly combined with the Robinson Crusoe simplicity. This eco-friendly luxury Maldives hotel holds their philosophy true to heart, with a “no news, no shoes” rule to ensure the utmost relaxation and comfort you can ask for.
Don’t miss their unforgettable experiences such as Robinson Crusoe Castaway Picnic, Finolhu Private Sunrise, and Private Sandbank Overnight Experience among many more. Book your most perfect luxury Maldives holiday now at this down-to-earth, eco-friendly destination for an indescribable adventure! You can read our review of Soneva Fushi here.
- Prices for Soneva Fushi, one of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives start from US $1,124++ per night. Click for more details.
Getting there: 40-minute speedboat ride from Malé
Prepare to leave your worries behind as you set foot on Coco Bodu Hithi, a romantic luxury Maldives resort with over 100 over-water villas and private beach villas located on the shores of the crystal blue waters of Maldives. Be prepared for an experience you’ll never forget – from enjoying undisturbed, panoramic views of the ocean and soothing waves, to tasting award-winning dishes, and relaxing in their state-of-the-art Coco spa to treat mind, body, and soul.
For those feeling like a bit of adventure, head to Turtle Reef, just 15 minutes away from the resort to discover a vibrant world under the sea. Take a dip and swim with an abundance of colourful fish, large stingrays, and reef sharks and end the day with dreamy sunset views with your loved ones. You can read our review of Coco Bodu Hithi here.
- Prices for Coco Bodu Hithi, one of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives start from approx. US $956++ per night. Click for more details.
Click here to read The Asia Collective’s detailed review of Coco Bodu Hithi.
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: via private seaplane or 50-minute domestic flight + 20-minute speedboat ride
Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa is a serene private villa island retreat in the Maldives, located in the northern Haa Alifu Atoll. The award-winning Maldives resort provides genuine luxury without foregoing utmost privacy and welcomes honeymooners and families alike.
Set on a crescent-shaped private island, you may choose between a private villa with direct beach access or a private over-water pool villa as your temporary luxury home away from home. Don’t settle in too quick yet – choose from a wide range of treatments for rejuvenation and relaxation in their serene spa, go for a private dive with the experienced dive instructor or explore the house reef with its manta rays, turtles and baby sharks.
Hideaway Beach Maldives will also spoil your taste buds – the utterly delicious breakfast is served at Matheefaru restaurant offering prime ocean views and the perfect start to a busy island day. Food lovers will be in culinary heaven when sampling the delightful Thai, Indian and Teppanyaki menu at Samsara Asian restaurant with a spectacular 360degree view. Head to Hideaway’s Sunset Pool Café for a tasteful section of Asian and European dishes and end the perfect island day with your favourite drink.
- Prices for Hideaway Resort, one of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives start at US $582++ 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: 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.
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
Hosting one of the best house reefs in the Maldives, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is considered as the top Banyan Trees of all. A sanctuary for the senses amongst the pristine tropical beauty and crystal blue waters, this luxury boutique resort offers its signature hospitality paired with the majestic views of the Indian Ocean, creating the perfect match and one you will never want to leave.
Highlights of Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru includes fresh and delicious dining choices in breathtaking surroundings, a PADI Dive Center for the adventurous souls, and stunning villas that seamlessly integrate with its natural habitat. Take advantage of their award-winning spa and healing philosophies to guide your way to inner peace and tranquillity at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru.
- Prices for Banyan Tree Maldives, one of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives start from US $1,200++ per night. Click for more details.
Getting there: 35-minutes seaplane ride from Malé
Dive into this charming retreat with 20 water villas and 10 beach villas to discover the unspoiled and authentic charm of the Maldives. Earthy tones complementing the intimate environment will urge you to put your devices away and enjoy the scenery in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Ever dreamt of being stranded on a deserted island like Robinson Crusoe to disconnect from the rest of the world? Drift Thelu Veliga’s endless palm trees and white powdery sand will make you feel just like that!
That’s not to say that you’ll only be living off bare necessities. The retreat’s team of highly-skilled chefs, dive experts and spa specialists will ensure an unforgettable stay that you’ll want to repeat year after year.
- Prices for Drift Thelu Veliga, one of the best resorts in the Maldives start at US $296++ 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.
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