An insight to the top 11 luxurious hotels in the island Country- Maldives.

Dive into the turquoise water for a picture perfect – Vacay!

Crystal clear water, powdery white sand, and indulgence beyond measure are the three things that come to our mind whenever we talk about Maldives. With picture perfect nature’s paradise all around, and an awe-striking untouched sites under the water makes this haven a must visit. Maldives is home to about five percent of the planet’s reefs that contributes colors explored by soft and hard corals that form them. The reefs are home to a thousand species of fish and others.

With current Covid-19 scenario, Maldives is open to tourism. Plan and visit, the island country but with all protocals shared below. 

Here, we pen down top 11 luxurious hotels in Maldives for your vacation. 

Soneva Fushi

Soneva Fushi is located in the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, offering 71 private villas, ranging in size from one to nine bedrooms, 63 island villas and eight water retreats. Each of the island villas comes with its own stretch of beach, outdoor garden and water garden bathrooms, the majority have their own pools, and are hidden among dense foliage within touching distance of a pristine coral reef. The new one- and two-bedroom water retreats come with slides into the waves below, outdoor bathrooms with private access to the lagoon, and a retractable roof over the master bed that lets guests stargaze from the comfort of their villa. Intuitive service is provided by Mr./Ms. Friday butlers, with bicycles and tricycles for each guest.

Cheval Blanc Randheli

Set in the pristine Noonu Atoll, Cheval Blanc Randheli is intimate and contemporary heaven. Inspired by the spirit of LVMH and its love for contemporary innovation it features 15 Island Villas with tropical gardens and private beaches, 4 Water Villas on traditional stilts with endless views of the Indian Ocean, 11 Lagoon Villas with views of the tranquil Randheli lagoon, 11 Garden Water Villas on stilts opening onto luxuriant private gardens and pristine Indian Ocean beaches, 4 Lagoon Garden Villas nestled between lush gardens and serene lagoon waters. Cheval Blanc redefine the codes of ultra-luxury hospitality with bold modernity.

JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa​

It is a sanctuary of scenic luxury, situated on a private island in Shaviyani Atoll. It has stylish water villas and beach villas with plush bedding, private pools, and decks with stunning views of the shimmering Indian Ocean. One can discover a wide variety of activities, including snorkeling, scuba diving, jet-skiing, and sailing. Children can also enjoy their own adventures in the Maldives at our Little Griffins kids’ club. Punctuate a memorable day in Shaviyani Atoll with rejuvenating beauty, massage, or wellness therapy at their luxury spa. Discover the warm and inviting hospitality that awaits you at the JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa.

W Maldives​

It is a luxurious resort sets the stage to fuel guests’ lust for life. Imagine waking up to the sound of the waves drumming against the infinity pool, a wonderland of white-sand beaches, turquoise lagoons and breathtaking reefs. From the moment you step onto this heart shaped island playground, welcoming infinite days amplified by the only music curator in the Maldives, playful guestrooms and innovative cocktails and cuisine creating a cutting edge lifestyle experience. Cast away yet connected is the key to this beautiful resort. Natural yet designed, secluded yet welcoming. Unwind at the pampering AWAY® Spa. Explore the world beneath the waves at DOWN UNDER and glide with reef sharks in the best house reef of the Maldives. W ignites an obsessive desire to soak it in, live it up and hit repeat. Whatever/Whenever ®.

Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi​

It is located on the Shaviyani Atoll in North Maldives, which boasts one of the country’s largest resort lagoons. It offers 112 luxury villas, each with a private pool, Beach Villas, Water Villas, and Tented Jungle Villas. Copper bathroom fittings and carved wood detailing on furniture lend the villas a bohemian rustic chic vibe. The all-villa resort is ideal for couples or families, and features 200 meters of infinity pools. The luxury safari-style tented villas are nestled in the island’s lush interior jungle. It is the only hotel on the atoll which was previously untouched and has allowed beautiful nature and marine to flourish.  

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives

Known for its abundant flora and fauna, it’s a place to find and be found – an oasis of calm where nature reigns supreme. You can reach there by a quick 15-minute boat ride from Malé to Emboodhu Finolhu Island, which droops in the middle of one of the largest lagoons in the World. The island’s two-bedroom 500sqm Rehendi Presidential Suite is a true haven of luxurious indulgence, with a titanic 18m freshwater pool, sundeck with hammock, two salas, and some of the best bed-to-sea views in the Maldives. Sway under coconut palms in a hammock, embark on an island wildlife walk, relinquish yourself to the healing powers of Jiva Spa, or dine on sublime cuisine among the canopies with a private tree-top dinner.

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort

It is situated on the Unesco Biosphere Reserve in Baa Atoll, surrounded by the Indian Ocean. It has secluded suites & villas, with great oceanic views, a private deck and, in select accommodations, a private pool with delicious dining in the restaurants, poolside or on the beach, indulge at the wellness spa, play tennis or explore the resort grounds. Expertise staff awaits to ensure the stay is perfect in every way, whether spending honeymoon on Baa Atoll, celebrating a special family event or enjoying time with a loved one. Create magical memories at The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island ​

 It is known for its luxury charm, nestled in the South Ari Atoll and set over two idyllic islands overflowing with endless possibilities. The resort is minutes away from the Maldives’ best diving and snorkeling spots, and famous for its Whale Shark tours. Featuring 151 beautifully designed villas and home to The Muraka, the world’s first undersea residence. The Muraka is a unique three-bedroom, two-level residence with a master bedroom submerged over 16 feet below sea level. For the foodies, the resort is also a true gourmet’s delight with a choice of 12 restaurants and bars. It also offers two spas, a selection of culturally inspired experiences, and a kids club – Majaa Explorer Hub featuring a splash park for the little ones.

The Residence Maldives

It is nestled in one of the world’s largest and deepest atolls with 94 villas in Falhumaafushi and 173 villas on Dhigurah, a charming bridge connects the two resorts providing guests with access to even more culinary offerings, family activities and unspoilt dive site that the islands share. The Spa by Clarins is the only one of its kind in The Maldives and offers a range of treatments created exclusively for the hotel and a place to escape. Other facilities include water sports, a fitness centre and a kids club. The diving surrounding the hotel is exceptional and the hotel’s PADI 5* Dive Centre offers all level of snorkellers and scuba-divers the opportunity to discover the un-spoilt coral reefs and rich marine life.

Seaside Finolhu Maldives

You can choose to enjoy the Maldivian sunsets and vistas however you desire, selecting from spacious and stylish villas boasting stunning views of the ocean, lagoon or garden. How about spending a romantic night under the stars in Beach Bubble, transparent bubble which gives the couple a glimpse of Heaven. It is located in a secluded spot along Finolhu’s farthest sandbank, the . The experience includes a private evening barbecue and breakfast on the beach. Finolhu’s unique private dining experience, makes it impressive by serving the finest gourmet cuisine beneath the stars on a secluded stretch of beach. With a sun rise on a new day, a floating breakfast for two in your private pool is the perfect way to start your day together. No romantic break on Finolhu would be complete without a sunset cruise, while more adventurous couples can try their hand at a wide choice of water sports, or explore the stunning reefs and marine life of the Baa Atoll UNESCO biosphere reserve on snorkelling excursions and dive trips.

Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa

It is situated in North Malé Atoll, surrounded by a shimmering turquoise lagoon, pristine white sandy beaches, and swaying palms. It has 176 beautifully designed hotel rooms, overwater bungalows and ocean viewing villas, many equipped with private plunge pools. Indulge in any of their delectable fare amongst their seven restaurants and bars, featuring international cuisine, signature cocktails, and stunning views of the North Malé Atoll. Indulge in a signature treatment in your own spa pavilion at their full-service spa on a private island. Host your group meeting or special occasion in their event space or beachside.  

For Safety measures, the below restrictions are being imposed effective 27.04.2021

The government of Maldives has recently announced temporary measures to control the spread of COVID-19 in relation to the rising COVID-19 cases in India. All flights will be as per schedule and no change is expected in terms of local transport from the Airport to the Resorts.

  1. Indian travelers arriving in the Maldives from India including travelers exceeding 24 hours transit periods must hold a negative PCR test for COVID-19 prior to entry into Maldives. The restriction also applies for tourists who have completed the prescribed dose(s) of a COVID-19 vaccine. The PCR test must be conducted not more than 96 hours prior to the travelers scheduled time of departure from the first port of embarkation en-route to the Maldives from India. In addition, travelers must undertake a PCR test for COVID-19 maximum 72 hours prior to departure from Maldives.
  2. Maldivian citizens and work permit holders to Maldives from India must undertake a PCR test for COVID-19 within 24 hours of arrival to Maldives and must complete a mandatory 10-day quarantine period followed by a negative PCR test result at the end of this quarantine period. Children below one-year-old are exempted from the aforementioned requirement.
  3. Travelers arriving from India (including travelers exceeding 24 hours transit periods) are restricted to check-in to Guesthouses and hotels that are located in Inhabited Islands. However, the restriction does not apply to guesthouses and hotels that are located in secluded areas of the Inhabited Islands.