Luxurious resorts to stay in the Maldives

The Maldives, the one of its own kind country which comprises of total 1,192 individual coral islands lies in the Indian Ocean between the southwest of Sri Lanka and India. And, these combinations of abounding tiny islands are not the only reason that has made Maldives one of the most famous tourist destinations. Maldives Tour Package is popular for many convincing reasons such as its enchanting culture, vibrant landmarks, pristine greenery, and balmy beaches. It offers several adventurous and fun water activities as well. On top of these, it is ranked among the finest diving destinations in the world because of its clean, recreational, and picturesque marine life. 

 Arimathea, Maafushi, Thulusdhoo, Fuvahmulah, Veligandu, Ukulhas, Mirihi, Vaadoo, etc are some of its most visited islands with Malé being its largest capital city. Since the Maldives is an island nation so it also consists of 26 coral atolls each packed with its unfathomable marine life. Apart from enjoying different water sports, wandering in the greenery forests, diving in the seas with sharks, and sprawling on all the sunny sandy beaches while relishing its cuisine like Masumi Roshi Tuna with chapattis, HedhikaTuna, there is endless thrilling stuff to do there.

 You can explore Malé and its colorful vibrant buildings. This city will give the true vibe and essence of Maldivian culture. A scooty on rent is easily available here to make you travel the corners of Malé. Visit the Grand Friday Mosque at its Islamic Centre enjoy the surreal view of Arabic calligraphy, decorated chandeliers, entangled but intact wooden carpet, and carvings. Among all the mosques do selectively go to Hukuru Miskiiy for its striking coral stone carvings. To avoid crowd chooses going in after 2 PM. 

Later on, you can have a lovely swim with the fishes at Hulhumale through its carol atolls then you may also have a look in on the prison and great royal bath in Villingili. You will also catch a sight of the best fruits and fish market in its lanes while traveling. As a further matter, there are numerous captivating and attractive spots in the Maldives. Thus, this reason makes the country also top the list of architectural heritage sites. So, below in this blog, I have listed out the finest luxurious resorts to stay in the Maldives for making your vacation perfectly memorable. 

List of Luxurious Resorts in the Maldives 

Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa

Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is located in the North Malé Atoll on Furanafushi Private Island. It takes only a 20-minute boat ride from the Velana International Airportto reach there. This family resort gives you the purest village-like vibe in a five-pearl luxurious essence. It comprises 176 well-designed rooms, a fitness hub, a spa near the ocean-side, a diving center, a free non-motorized water sporting, a tennis court, a separate club and pool for children, and a lagoon style pool for adults, and then seven full- fledged restaurants and bars.

 Besides this, you get captivating views of ocean villas and a contemporary experience of overwater bungalows. Right starting from providing the facility of airport transportation, the list goes on with services like dry cleaning and laundry, supervised kids activities, babysitting services, full air-conditioned setting, separate bedroom, and living space and you can also attend your important meeting or presentation peacefully in their conference rooms. You may also host a party according to your needs. From tip to toe, every amenity is facilitated here.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives 

This award-winning resort lies in one of the natural largest lagoons of the Maldives. Situated in Emboodhu Finolhu, South Malé Atoll. And, it takes approximately the same time on the boat ride from the Velana International Airport. It is an ideal meet of landscapes, crystal blue lush water, and luxury giving you the fusion of both nature and grandeur. This isle was once recognized as the famous ‘Three Coconut Island,

 This 5-star lavish hotel offers you a private beach, a private balcony, a minibar, air conditioning, housekeeping, and in each room. You also get to choose the room types as per your requirements. The available room types are ocean view, smoking & non-smoking room, suites, and family rooms. Adding to the list of these facilities are Personalized Butler Service and PADI Certified Ocean Dive. Then you have the magic of delicious cuisine, healing spa& massages, exciting water sports, and recreation vacation options. The place is all in one for each service you may desire from a resort. Also, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives, was voted for the Best Resort in Asia and the Second best worldwide.  

W Maldives

W Maldives is an amalgamation of sunny white beaches, adrenaline water sports, and the stunning overwater spa. This five-star private island resort is built at Fesdu Island, North Ari Atoll. The place is also a wonderland of turquoise lagoons and a breathtaking reef. And, this island is shaped into a beautiful heart that takes you away from the world with itself yet makes you feel connected.  

 It consists of 77 private escapes. Every room is air-conditioned with its minibar and private beach. They also offer bathrobes and a walk-in shower. You have the benefit of choosing an ocean view room or a non-smoking room or a customized bridal suite or interconnected rooms or maybe just the suites. 

 Ayada Maldives

Situated in Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, Maguhdhuvaa Island this resort shares the proximity with both Vaadhoo from being just 5 km away and Gadhdhoo Island from being only 11 km away. Ayada is made up of traditional thatched roofs offering a genuine Maldivian grace. It also came to a list of 25 luxurious resorts worldwide.

 The amenities it offers are free Wi-Fi, a fitness center with workout rooms, free breakfast, beaches, babysitting, indoor-outdoor pools for both kids and adults, yoga classes, aerobics, bicycles on rent, canoeing, snorkeling, windsurfing, table tennis, tennis court, strollers, free airport transportation, all types of spas and massages and whatnot. It offers everything you can wish for in a resort. Then you can blackout curtains and sofa bed in each room and you can opt the room type as per your preferences. 

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives

It is a carefree lavished five-star resort that offers all-inclusive vacation deals. Being built at Lhaviyani Atoll, it takes a total 35-minute ride from the International Airport in Malé to get here. The resort is amidst the tropical vegetation and color natural coral reefs.

 Apart from all the important & ordinary resort provisions, here the dining and beverages services offer all-inclusive luxury plans too. You are served dinner with a couple of entertaining resort activities involving dance & music. You can go for sunset fishing and enjoy one complimentary excursion per stay. They offer complimentary non-motorized diving &sailing and unlimited snorkeling excursions while you stay.   

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives

Positioned at the Laccadive Sea, this fancy resort has an array of markets in its nearby attractions. It is a minute walk away from The Marina at Crossroad, Maldives. And, it is just about10 km far from Velana International Airport. What’s special about its location is that it is within the first integrated resort, Emboodhoo Lagoon. 

 You have all the property amenities with different room types and each room compassing the features as per your choices. They immensely occupy 178 guestrooms. You may even retreat your selections enjoy their pampering and efforts.   

Pullman Maldives All-inclusive Resort

At this polished all-inclusive resort, you can enjoy most of all the exclusive and high-end services. It is located in the south of Maldives at Gaafu Alifu Atoll, Maamutaa Island which is surrounded by a dense jungle and the secluded Laccadive Sea.

 Among all the basic amenities, this resort also offers you underwater sleeping in well-designed rooms, a sunset cruise, and a marine biologist for your PADI diving. It is one of the most generous five-star resorts fulfilling almost every little too large requirement of its guests in a very glossy way.   


I hope that you have already started packing your bags for the Maldives and are quite excited about trying and experiencing the things for yourself. Be it a family trip or a romantic trip or a trip with your friends, the Maldives is a flawless vacation destination. You can sip delicious drinks with your better half watching the bioluminescent or dive deep with your friends in the coral reef hangout relaxing on the powdery beaches with your families. 

Author Bio 

Mrs Meeta Shah: female entrepreneur in the Travel Industry, “Mrs. Meeta Shah”, graduated in commerce from Bombay University. She has been awarded as the “Best Female Entrepreneur of India” in Tourism awards Gujarat. She is actively involved in key decisions and itinerary staff management in the travel industry. Progress of Flamingo Transworld Pvt. Ltd. is honored by her efforts and passion. Her contribution to India travel Guide is worth watching for travel lovers.