The Maldives are home to some of the most outstanding luxury resorts in the world - a destination where the 5-star scale isn't high enough. Below is a list of the luxury resorts in the Northern Maldives with comprehensive information on the rooms, restaurants, activities, offers, and more.
Gili Lankanfushi is an exquisite luxury resort and spa located on a tiny coral island in the Maldives. This spectacular eco-friendly property features overwater wooden villas that float over a sparkling blue lagoon abundant with marine life. The resort has a fully-equipped diving school, making it the perfect destination for snorkeling and underwater exploration. Unforgettable dining experiences include everything from a romantic moonlit dinner, a sunset champagne cruise to an evening in the underground Gourmet Cellar. Other resort amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, private butler service, and an activities center and water sports facility.
The Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa is an enchanting garden retreat with all the charm and intimacy of a traditional Maldivian village. The resort’s beach bungalows fringe the island and feature thatched roofs, private verandas and their own pool, while the water bungalows and suites offer views across the Indian Ocean with steps from a private deck leading into the lagoon below. The award-winning spa, which is the only one in the Maldives located on its own secluded isle, offers innovative treatments featuring lava shells and crystals. Other resort amenities include multiple restaurants, a dive center, a surf school, and a water sports facility with everything from kayaking and fishing to jet skiing and windsurfing.
Huvafen Fushi is a private island resort in the North Male Atoll. Perfect for couples, the resort consists of a single island with a range of naturally-modern bungalows and the world's first underwater spa. Relaxed and refreshed, guests can choose from a selection of fine bars and gourmet restaurants, including the innovative raw cuisine restaurant and an underground wine cellar. For guests looking to slip away from the resort, you can book a traditional Dhoni boat for an overnight experience with a 24-hour crew and chef.
The One and Only Reethi Rah is an exclusive retreat offering unique privacy and unparalleled sophistication in the North Male Atoll. The resort's luxury villas are discreetly placed along the shore; either on the beach secluded by lush tropical greenery, or suspended above the clear, protected waters of the lagoon. Designed in an elegant, contemporary style, they are among the largest resort villas in the world. Each one offers a private veranda with stunning ocean views, while some even feature a private outdoor swimming pool. The One and Only Reethi Rah offers supreme luxury amid a string of coral atolls, lagoons, and white sand beaches.
Cocoa Island by COMO is an intimate, private island resort encircled by powdery white sand and an exceptional turquoise lagoon with its very own reef. The overwater suites are built in the style of a traditional Dhoni, the wooden boats used by local fishermen. Wellness is a main focus at the resort, which offers holistic spa treatments, raw cuisine options, as well as yoga and meditation classes. The personal butlers at Cocoa Island can arrange intimate dinners by night and give guided snorkeling tours by day.
One of the first resorts to open in the Maldives, Baros is an award-winning boutique resort on a tropical coral island ringed by sandy beaches and a flourishing house reef. Renowned for discreet, personalized service and a lush natural environment, Baros is a legend in the Maldives. The villas are handcrafted of timber and sandstone and stretch seamlessly over the water or nestled on the beach. Each of the gourmet restaurants has perfected classic dishes while innovating with new techniques and ingredients from around the world. Consistently voted the most romantic resort in the world, special moments abound at this intimate resort.
Niyama Private Islands Maldives is set over two islands, Play and Chill, and caters to families and honeymooners alike. On Play, guests can dine in the treetops, hang ten on a surf break, and enjoy a villa set on the white sand tailored to active and adventurous travelers. On Chill, revel in a peaceful moment at the spa, enjoy culinary masterpieces under the water and indulge in a spacious overwater villa with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. Settle into your perfect island vacation, or jump back and forth between high-energy or serenity. This luxury Maldives resort has a unique blend of activities to make it a fantastic option for any type of traveler.
W Maldives Retreat & Spa is situated on the beaches of the secluded Fesdu Island,
just a short yet scenic seaplane ride away from Male International Airport. Guest accommodations include a selection of beachfront retreats, ocean view bungalows perched over the lagoon, seascape suites designed for amplified luxury, and an exclusive ocean haven suite for the ultimate island getaway. Each retreat incorporates a unique combination of Maldivian architecture blended with the contemporary design made world famous by W Hotels. They provide a wonderful, totally private escape with a seamless transition from indoor to outdoor living.
Greeted by the sparkling blue waters of the Indian Ocean, your relaxation begins as soon as you arrive at this casually elegant resort. One of only 200 populated islands in the Maldives, Jumeirah Vittaveli is a resort that combines accessibility with luxury and privacy. Guests are encouraged to enjoy an experience worthy of the idyllic island this resort calls home. Lie on white sandy beaches, re-energize in their signature Talise Spa, feast on decadent dishes or simply relax in the intimate space of your lush Maldivian hideaway. Home to one of the healthiest and most abundant House Reefs in the South Malé Atoll, Jumeirah Vittavelli offers numerous diving and snorkeling opportunities exploring the colorful marine life and reef or discovering boat wreck dive sites. Whether you are seeking a romantic getaway or an exotic destination for your family, the beauty of nature, the resort's limitless hospitality and five-star amenities combine to capture the very essence of indulgence.
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is an award-winning property built on two spectacular private islands and joined by a footbridge across a turquoise blue lagoon. The resort offers a stunning selection of beachfront and water villas, all combining modern luxury with a natural decor and indoor-outdoor Maldivian living. The resort features an array of world-class restaurants serving an assortment of international, Mediterranean and grilled dishes, including a spectacular underwater restaurant. Other amenities include a full-service spa, two outdoor swimming pools, an outdoor tennis court and a children’s club.