Best Resorts in the Maldives

Best Resorts in the Maldives - Reethi Rah

Planning a luxury vacation to the Maldives?  The Maldives is home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, deep blue seas, amazing reefs and palm trees.  It’s the perfect place to sit on the beach and watch the sunset with a cocktail in hand, as well as marvel in the geography and wondrous marine life swimming just feet away.  Made up of nearly 1200 coral islands, the Maldives forms a ring of atolls spread over 90,000 sq kilometers of the Indian Ocean.  Among these unique islands, you’ll find loads of luxury resorts to choose from.  We thought we’d put together a list of some of the best resorts in the Maldives.

Lily Beach Resort & Spa

At Lily Beach Resort & Spa you’ll find pristine beaches, lush tropical vegetation, and the gorgeous reef just a few meters away from shore.  Located in the Ari Atoll on Huvahendhoo Island, the resort is right near some of the world’s most amazing diving sites.  From peaceful and beautiful natural surroundings to luxurious resort facilities, Lily Beach Resort & Spa is one of the best resorts in the Maldives, perfect for a restful holiday, family gathering, or a romantic getaway.

Mirihi Island Resort

Named after the small, gorgeous yellow flowers found around the beautiful,  Mirihi Island Resort is located on a secluded tropical island in the South Ari Atoll, about 85 kilometers south of Male, the capital of the Maldives.  Imagine a picturesque sea plane ride bringing you from Male to your destination, an emerald green jewel, 350 meters long and 50 meters wide; fringed in palm trees and gorgeous white beaches.  Mirihi Island Resort offers all that beauty, combined with 36 villas, five-star amenities, and great pricing- making it one of the best resorts in the Maldives.

Best resorts in the Maldives - One&Only Reethi Rah

One&Only Reethi Rah

The One&Only Reethi Rah reigns supreme when it comes to private luxury resorts.  Surrounded by the most magical tropical scenery, the resort is set on a large private island, offering 130 private resort villas separated along the shore, either on glistening sandy white beaches secluded by gorgeously lush tropical flora, or over the crystal clear lagoon waters.  Because the Reethi Rah is one of the best resorts in the Maldives, a word of warning- the restaurants on the island enforce a strict dress code for men, you must wear long pants and a polo shirt or long-sleeved shirt, so make sure you plan accordingly!

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa

This tropical paradise is just south of it’s sister property- Landaa Giraavaru, and renowned for its surf- you’ll find some of the best surfing in the world right here; as well as its easy to love charm.  Here you’ll find loads of activities from water sports, diving, and surfing, to the wonderfully relaxing spa and lovely library.  Accommodations are top notch, featuring bungalows with glass floors allowing you to witness the sea life below, as well as a balcony or terrace with gorgeous views of the Indian Ocean.  At the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, you can enjoy your holiday your way, at one of the best resorts in the Maldives.

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

Located in the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve of the Baa Atoll, you’ll discover 44 acres of untouched wilderness, pristine white sandy beaches, and luxury accommodations like no other at the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru.  Here you can snorkel with turtles, manta rays, and whale sharks.  Stay in dreamy thatched beach villas and over-water bungalows, enjoy fine dinging at the resorts three restaurants, and indulge yourself at the resorts luxurious spa.  There’s no doubt about it, the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru is one of the best resorts in the Maldives.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

Ready for a little R&R?  Combine the relaxing deep blue waters of the Indian Ocean with gorgeous sunsets, luxurious palm thatched villas and classic Maldivian decor full of bright crisp white and gorgeous sea-blue hues, and you’ll find yourself in paradise.  The Taj Exotica Resort & Spa is the closest resort to the capital, Male, making it just a short speedboat transfer away.  While you’re there, make sure to book some time at the world-renowned Jiva Grande Spa.  Here you can enjoy treatments inspired by Indian royalty, using Indian herbs and indulging essential oils.

Baros Maldives Resort

Known for it’s exquisite service, warm Maldivian hospitality, and serene setting, Baros Maldives Resort is perfect for a romantic getaway.  To encourage the resort to remain adult-only, Baros doesn’t allow motorized water sports, noisy vehicles or children under the age of 8 years old, and has no child-friendly facilities or accommodation options.  Combine all of this with amazing snorkeling, delicious cuisine, romantic views, and peaceful surroundings and you’ll find your desert island fantasy come to life.

Best Resorts in the Maldives - Cocoa Island Resort

Cocoa Island Resort

This intimate Maldivian resort offers 33 overwater suites on a gorgeous turquoise lagoon, circled with white powdery beaches.  Each villa has it’s own private terrace, allowing you instant access to the warm waters of the Maldivian sea.  Indulge yourself in luxurious experiences, such as holistic wellness and spa treatments; tantalize your tastebuds with delicious South Indian-influenced cuisine; and a plethora of activities including snorkeling, diving, or yoga.  Is it any wonder that Cocoa Island Resort is one of the best resorts in the Maldives?

Best Resorts in the Maldives - Cocoa Island Resort

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