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Super Luxury Resorts of Maldives



With its 1190 coral islands, Maldives boasts of breathtaking scenes, compelling natural beauty and extraordinary privacy and exclusivity. With resorts spanning from standard to super luxury, Maldives presents to you more than a hundred isolated island resorts. Each resort with its own uniqueness and beauty, you will find yourself drawn to them as well as their water sports. Whether you wish to indulge yourself in the pleasures of a romantic escape or the amusement of a family vacation, Maldives is simply the perfect destination.

W Retreat & Spa – Maldives

Isolated and private with its unique and natural architecture, this resort presents to you its white sandy beaches, its turquoise lagoons and remarkably breathtaking reefs. Some 72 kilometers from Malé International Airport it takes only 25 minutes to reach this magnificent 5 star resort, with its 78 rooms. It offers you four different types of villas where you can enjoy your own plunge pool, sundeck, and beach. Fitness and spa facilities are also provided along with an opportunity to dive beneath the ways to explore world class dive sites. This remarkable resort also provides free items ranging from mosquito repellents to ice creams and more, along with a “Whatever Whenever” service where you can have you dreams come true whatever it is, whenever you want it. W Retreat also has one of the largest collections of Vodka in Maldives along with the only club of its kind, “15 Below”, literally 15 steps under the ground.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives

This award winning resort offers some of the finest contemporary luxuries and services. Only 8 kilometers from Malé International Airport, it can be reached via speedboat in 15 minutes. The lush green tropical island overlooking one of the largest lagoons in Maldives offers 64 villas of six types and a presidential villa suite. This exclusive resort also presents an authentic Indian spa, a choice of gourmet cuisine, water sports and recreation.

Soneva Gili By Six Senses

Just a short 20 minute boat ride away from the airport, this beautiful resort is situated in a beautiful lagoon with jetties that spread out across the water towards its exclusive water villas. Soneva Gili offers 45 magnificent over water villas including private residences that is only reachable by boat. The resort and its design, both environmentally friendly and luxurious, radiate the beauty of nature itself. Its spa, dive center, and fitness center provides incomparable services, not to mention the garden supplying fresh fruits, salads, herbs and mushrooms to the kitchens of Soneva Gili.

Soneva Fushi By Six Senses

Eco-friendly, unmatchable natural beauty, and complete remoteness are understatements in describing this luxurious resort, only 30 minutes away via a scenic seaplane flight. This resort with its sophisticated style is the ultimate Robinson Crusoe idyll. It offers nine different types of 65 villas, along with spa suites, multiple gourmet cuisines, bars, libraries, a dive center, and an open air cinema. Vine tasting and candle light dinners of glamorous romance under the stars are only a little of what this resort has to offer. With a striking observatory and souvenir shops of grand ideas, this is one of the finest resorts in Maldives.

Six Senses Laamu

Proudly presenting the best organic fresh food, locally grown and caught, with over 400 wines, Six Senses Laamu is a gem nestled within Laamu atoll. This resort, boasting of its unmatched service, requires a fifty minute flight to Kadhdhoo and a short 25 minute boat trip. With 97 beach villas, this resort offers water villas and a multitude of restaurants designed to cater for every tourists’ needs. Along with library services and leisure activities, it offers lessons and certifications as well. Six Senses Laamu also presents restaurants and bars designed to take maximum advantage of the islands idyllic beauty with panoramic views and spectacular sunrises and sunsets.


Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives

Set amidst the abundant tropical foliage and surrounded by white sandy beaches, and with private ocean retreats and tropical tree house villas, this is definitely a premiere Maldives luxury resort. Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort is reachable with a 70 minute flight from Malé to Gan, and an eight minute boat ride. The resort offers luxury yacht facilities, tempting dining facilities and aquatic leisure activities along with innovative spa treatments. With 17,000 coconut palms and nine types of villas this is one of the most luxurious resorts.


Naladhu Maldives

With ultimate comfort and elegance, this island paradise is easily reachable with a half an hour sail through 13 kilometers of Maldivian waters. With dramatic arrivals, gracious service and a spa facility, this luxury resort allows you to live on your own terms as you let your spirits flow. Along with 19 private houses Naladhu proudly offers you scuba diving, fishing, sailing, and snorkeling, among other leisure activities. This resort allows you the opportunity to lose yourself in the enchanting folklores of the island’s storyteller. Dining at Naladhu brings you the sense of romance and adventure as they cater to your senses.


Island Hideaway at Dhonakulhi Maldives, Spa Resort & Marina

This crescent-shaped island resort with more than a kilometer of beach on either side is a luxury boutique resort with six types of spectacular guest villas along with a marina, the first of its kind in the Maldives. It is harmonious resort with its tranquil and serene beauty, reachable by a 45 minute scenic photo-flight from the international airport at Malé, followed by an exhilarating 20 minute trip via speedboat.


Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Twice voted ‘Best Hotel in the World’ and several times ‘Best Resort’, Conrad Maldives offers 50 luxurious water villas, 79 exotic beach villas and 21 fabulous spa water villas with private treatment rooms. A wonderful 30 minute seaplane flight is all that stands between you and experiencing the stunning beauty of this resort. Home for food lovers, Maldives’s seven world-class restaurants offer breathtaking dinning venues with over 18,000 bottles of wine that await discovery in the underground Wine Cellar. With white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters you are free to dive or snorkel in the world’s most remarkable waters and unspoiled reefs.


Coco Palm Bodu Hithi

About 29 kilometers from Malé, located on the private island of Bodu Hithi, a 40 minute luxury speedboat ride is all that takes to reach this beautiful resort with its rich in vegetation with naturally designed sandy walkways and coconut trees. With turquoise seas and isolated sand banks, the island enchants even the most selective guests. With 100 distinctive designer villas and suites Coco Palm Bodu Hithi offers indulgence and luxury with delicious cuisine and fine wines for the discerning palate.


Beach House Maldives, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

Offering true Maldivian experiences, touched with a rich heritage of service and excellence, this resort is a true paradise for those who appreciate magnificence and beauty of life. Beach House Maldives, about an hour and a half away from the international airport at Malé, offers 83 luxury villas, over water or on the beach, with distinctive Maldivian architecture of thatched roofs and indigenous wood panellings. The resort also offers a wide range of Maldivian and world-class international cuisine, in the restaurants and bars, on the beach or in the privacy of your villa.


Banyan Tree Madivaru, Maldives

Reachable by a 20 minutes seaplane flight, this true Maldives five-star hotel comprises of 6 Tented Pool Villas, the first of its kind in Maldives. Each Tented Pool Villa comprises three individual tents, distinctively equipped to function as living, sleeping, and bath areas. The resort boasts of meals and scheduled excursions that ensure the guests the very best of fresh catches and marine activities. It is a perfect place to enjoy a private romantic dinner on a sandbank island, and a high level of privacy with the fine service.


Four Seasons Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

A scenic 30 to 45 minute seaplane ride from Malé, this resort offers one of the largest natural lagoons in the islands for you to snorkel with turtles, manta rays and whale sharks. The resort offers ultra private accommodations on the beach, over the lagoon or in tropical gardens along with cuisines ranging from Lebanese and Moroccan fare to Italian and organic meats. They also provide beach picnics and sandbank dinners, Robinson Crusoe picnics and private parties.


Jumeirah Dhevanafushi

This beautiful resort of mesmerizing beauty and tranquility offers a safe retreat to the breathtaking wonders on earth, far from the pressures of modern life. With its 38 suites of Beach Revives, Island Revives and a single Island Sanctuary, Jumeira Dhevanafushi presents a choice of breathtaking views, over island or ocean. Private excursion and water sports such as snorkeling, canoeing, windsurfing, private charters, diving and deep sea fishing are only a few of what the resort has to offer. Dining choices that range from international cuisines, casual beach grills to exquisite fine dining.


Embrace Glitz & Glam at SO/ Maldives: The epitome of sophisticated festivities



The holiday season is set to shimmer and shine as SO/ Maldives, the epitome of style and luxury, welcomes guests to an unparalleled celebration of glitz and glamour. Nestled within the captivating Emboodhoo Lagoon, this avant-garde resort invites the style set for an unforgettable festive experience in the Indian Ocean.

Castaway Meets Runway

SO/ Maldives, known for its collaboration with world-renowned artists and fashion designers, is poised to transform into a sartorial wonderland this festive season. A fusion of castaway allure and runway sophistication awaits guests, promising an experience unlike any other in the Maldives.

Countdown to Unrivaled Celebrations

Commencing on the 23rd of December, the festivities kick off with a lineup of family-friendly experiences, including arts and crafts, games, and storytelling at The Nest Kids Club. The resort comes alive with the official Glow & Glamour Festive Lighting at The Citronelle Club Beach, setting the stage for a dazzling holiday season. For a stylish introduction to the party season, guests can enjoy a luminous dining experience at Lazuli Beach Club.

Christmas Extravaganza

Christmas Eve boasts a day filled with festive activities culminating in a beachside gathering with bubbles at sunset. Guests can indulge in a seafood feast at The Citronelle Club or savor a special set dinner at Hadaba for much intimate dinner with panoramic evening island view. On Christmas Day, the celebration begins with a sumptuous breakfast, followed by Santa’s Grand Island Entrance in style at Lazuli Beach Club. The day unfolds with games, sunset cocktails, a lavish buffet dinner, and chilled tunes on the sand.

Glitz & Glam New Year’s Celebrations

Prepare for a night of elegance at SO/ Maldives’ Glitz & Glam New Year’s Eve Party. Dress to impress as the evening starts with bubbly, cocktails, and a gala dinner at Lazuli Beach Club and Hadaba, leading up to a breathtaking countdown filled with entertainment ending up with a blast for a fireworks extravaganza. The glamorous affair continues for an after-party with dancing and delectable nibbles until the early hours. January 1st welcomes 2024 with a lavish New Year’s Day Brunch at The Citronelle Club and invites guests to vogue on their finest white island outfit for a New Year’s White Party featuring luxurious sun-kissed food and drinks offerings.

Orthodox Celebrations

SO/ Maldives extends the festivities to Orthodox Christmas with heartfelt celebrations on the 6th and 7th of January. Guests can partake in family arts and crafts, a cocktail reception, and a special Orthodox Christmas Eve Dinner. The Orthodox Christmas Day is marked by gourmet seafood towers, bubbles, and chic sundowners by the water’s edge.

Wellness and Adventure

Balancing indulgence with wellness, SO/ Maldives offers a range of watersports and wellbeing activities throughout the season. From sunrise yoga to sound healing sessions and exhilarating watersport adventures, guests can engage in a variety of experiences to rejuvenate their mind and body. Embark on a transformative journey at SO/ Maldives Wellness Camp with Steve Harvey, an esteemed holistic healer, bodyworker, and life coach. From December 4th to January 2nd, his sessions redefine well-being, integrating holistic healing and relationship guidance, offering a unique opportunity for profound personal growth in paradise.

Exclusive Festive Offer

Guests can book a minimum five-night stay during the festive season to enjoy a special rate and complimentary access to the New Year’s Eve Celebrations.

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Discover top eight reasons to make Angsana Velavaru Maldives your ultimate 2024 getaway



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Angsana Velavaru, an all-inclusive premium resort in South Nilandhe Atoll, emerges as an enchanting destination prepared to capture the hearts of global travellers in 2024.  The resort presents a harmonious blend of elements for an unforgettable experience – from magnificent all-natural surroundings and secluded accommodation to tailored experiences, captivating settings, exquisite dining, “101 Things to do” and more.

Here are the top eight reasons why Angsana Velavaru is an ideal addition to travellers’ bucket list.

  1. All-Natural Island Paradise

Angsana Velavaru boasts an all-natural island setting surrounded by a breathtakingly beautiful lagoon.  Travellers are invited to explore the untouched beauty of the island, with crystal-clear waters and vibrant marine life.

  1. Comfortable, Spacious, Secluded and Stylish Villas

With 113 villas – 79 units on the main island, and 34 units over the water, the resort offers a well-blended combination of comfort, privacy, space, and style.  The Beachfront Family Pool Villa, Deluxe Beachfront Pool Villa, Velavaru Two-Bedroom Pool Villa, and Angsana Three-Bedroom Pool Villa provide direct access to the beach and surrounded by lush vegetation.  Adorned with stimulating wall art and vibrant colours, these villas feature high-quality furnishings, as well as generous indoor and outdoor spaces.  

Adding to the sense of unparalleled premium experience, Angsana Velavaru boasts of an exclusive collection of independent two-storey water villa cluster, dubbed to be the very first of its kind in the Maldives.  Situated over the water with idyllic views, the  Deluxe InOcean Pool Villa and the impressively elaborate Deluxe InOcean Two- Bedroom Pool Villa offers a classic Maldivian escape that discerning travellers have always been dreaming of.

  1. All-Inclusive Stays and Exquisite Dining 

The resort’s all-inclusive dining experiences are crafted to satisfy the most discerning palates – from authentic Maldivian flavours to rich Indian, flavourful Asian, and elegant international cuisines.

Guests looking for a casual beachfront dining can visit Kaani Restaurant where they can choose an enticing buffet spread or meticulously crafted à la carte menu options that will surely tantalise their taste buds.  At Funa Restaurant, an overwater restaurant, guests can savour the flavours of world-class Pan-Asian cuisine – consisting of classic favourites from Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam, with a modern twist.  Azzurro Restaurant and Bar is another overwater restaurant to visit.  Located in the InOcean Villa Cluster, it presents Mediterranean-inspired and vegetarian dishes.  For those who wish to bask in the sun, lounge by the pool with awe-inspiring views at Kuredhi Pool Bar.  

  1. “101 Things To Do”

Catering to various guests’ interests and preferences, Angsana Velavaru offers an extensive array of activities beyond the traditional sun, sand, and sea experience.  From water sports and wellness retreats to cultural excursions, guests can immerse themselves in a curated list of “101 Things To Do,” ensuring a holiday filled with excitement and discovery.

Begin ticking off that “Maldives adventure bucket list” in style by checking out “101 Things To Do” at Angsana Velavaru.

  1. Warm Hospitality and Exceptional Service

Angsana Velavaru ensures a stay that goes beyond expectations by seamlessly combining warm Maldivian hospitality with exceptional service from associates of different nationalities, and cater to diverse mix of guests.  From the moment guests arrive, dedicated associates create an atmosphere of genuine warmth, ensuring every aspect of their stay is not only comfortable but also personalised to perfection.  Whether assisting with special requests or providing insider tips on the best island activities, the team is committed to delivering a hospitality experience that feels like a second home.

  1. Heartwarming Events and Happenings

Angsana Velavaru offers a unique setting for special events and celebrations.  Whether it is a romantic wedding ceremony, a milestone celebration, or a corporate retreat, the resort provides tailor-made experiences against the backdrop of the Maldives’ incomparable beauty. Moreover, the resort actively embraces the local culture and contributes to its preservation for generations, exemplified by events such as the rhythmic Bodu Beru Nights.

  1. Blissful Relaxation and Rejuvenation 

The award-winning Angsana Spa awaits guests with an invitation to elevate their senses.  Offering a bespoke world of time-honoured treatments, this haven of tranquility invites visitors to unwind, rediscover well-being, and experience the touch of skilled therapists.  The soothing ambience transforms into a realm of unmatched calmness and renewal, ensuring a refreshing and revitalising wellness journey beyond the ordinary.

  1. Mindful Holiday Rooted in Sustainability

Conscious travellers will appreciate Angsana Velavaru’s commitment to sustainability.  The resort employs eco-friendly practices, minimising its environmental footprint while providing an immersive experience that respects and preserves the natural surroundings.  With this, the resort is an EarthCheck Gold Certified for eight years now. 

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Endless Fun in the Winter Sun at Cora Cora Maldives



Cora Cora Maldives invites you to escape the winter chill and bask in the glory of sun-kissed beaches and crystal-clear waters. This festive season, the island is transforming into a haven of excitement, offering a unique blend of holiday magic and paradise charm.

Santa’s Tropical Arrival

Prepare for a surprise like no other as Santa Claus makes his grand entrance at Cora Cora Maldives. Ditching the traditional chimney descent, Santa is embracing a tropical twist to his arrival, promising a festive spectacle that will captivate visitors of all ages. Stay tuned to witness the magic of the holidays seamlessly merging with the allure of this sunny paradise.

The Rocking Eighties at CoRa kids® Club

Keeping the winter blues at bay, Cora Cora Maldives presents the Festival of Decades at the CoRa kids® Club. Transport your children to a world of endless fun with a range of themed activities, from creative modeling and enchanting storytelling to retro 80s hair and nail art. Families can bond and create lasting memories under the warm winter sun, making this club the perfect playground for young and old alike.

Exclusive Offers for Direct Bookings

For those eager to embrace the warmth, beauty, and luxury of Cora Cora Maldives, the resort offers an unbeatable deal for direct bookings. Save up to 40% off when you book directly through the Cora Cora Maldives website. It’s the perfect excuse to trade grey skies for endless summer sunshine and make the most of this island paradise.

Repeaters Rave 2023 – A Celebration of Familiar Faces

The joy of familiar faces returning to Cora Cora Maldives is unparalleled, and the resort is set to celebrate this reunion in style with the exclusive ‘Repeaters Rave.’ This unique luncheon, set to the rhythm of the Indian Ocean’s best playlist, is dedicated to cherished repeat guests. Attendees are invited to don their favorite 20s or 80s-inspired attire for a dash of retro fun, creating a perfect atmosphere for mingling and creating new memories with fellow repeaters.

As the festive season unfolds at Cora Cora Maldives, guests are promised not just a vacation but a journey into a world where luxury, warmth, and celebration come together to create an unforgettable experience. Book your stay now and be a part of the magic in the winter sun.

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