The blue and green of Maldives conceal worlds of wildlife and marine life. Fruit bats, lizards of every color, slinky snakes, turtles swirling their way under the water, beautiful pelagic birds, whales and dolphins twisting in the water, hammerhead sharks shyly slipping through the massive coral reefs, stingrays gliding across the ocean floor, thousands and thousands of schools of colorful fish. You need to plunge into the wonder of this environment to see them all. Explore the underwater kingdom from popular dive sites like Sun Island, Broken Rock, Maaya Thila, Banana Reef, and Alimatha Jetty.
Here are top 10 Water Villas and Resorts where you can spend quality time with your dear ones-
1. W MALDIVES. A BOLD AND UNSCRIPTED LUXURY RESORT
Escape to W Maldives, a luxury 5-star private island resort setting 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. 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.
2. Komandoo Island Resort & Spa
Coupling the beauty of the Maldives with the charm of a small resort, Komandoo is custom-made for romance. Award-winning attentiveness and a range of leisure activities guarantee a laid-back retreat, perfect for your honeymoon, a tranquil romantic escape or a getaway with friends. Paradise pure and simple awaits.
The Maldives is synonymous with honeymoons and memorable holidays and is a favoured destination for adults’ getaways. The Maldives famous ‘One Island, One Resort’ concept is one of the many reasons people choose this archipelago as a holiday destination.
Komandoo is situated in the Lhaviyani Atoll, a scenic 40-minute seaplane experience from Velana International Airport, Male’.
3. Taj Exotica Resort & Spa
Escape the frenetic pace and chaos of everyday life, in to luxury’s very own lap at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives. Away from the sparkling lights of Male, this 5 star hotel in Maldives is spread across the Emboodhu Finolhu island in the middle of one of the largest lagoons in Maldives. Renowned for its rich flora and fauna, this tropical isle, also known as the Three Coconut Isle, is situated amidst the coral reefs. A 15-minute speedboat ride from the airport brings you to the idyllic beach resort in Male surrounded by the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Set delicately over the lagoon, this postcard-perfect getaway offers 64 sea-view suites and villas in Maldives that are luxurious and lavish; yet maintain a fine balance with nature.
4. Reethi Faru Resort
Welcome to Reethi Faru, a luxury escape on the secluded, pristine & private island of Filaidhoo. Experience this one-of-a-kind tropical island paradise, where the glistening crystal clear ocean meets the endless white coral sand and where its lush foliage turns it into a truly magical lagoon escape. From the moment you step into its crystal clear light blue waters stretching across the soft sands, we are sure you’ll feel immersed into tranquility. A truly magical yet unique place where you can choose from a plethora of experiences to enjoy during your stay.
5. Anantara Veli Maldives Resort
Escape to a hideaway island fringed by turquoise lagoon. Laze in your over water villa or bungalow, puffer fish swimming in crystal-clear waters below. At Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, write your own chapter of romance.
Salute the sun in an ocean-facing pavilion. Discover blissful Ayurvedic treatments at Balance Wellness by Anantara. Cruise into the sunset on a luxury yacht or dine under the stars.
To maintain the serenity of this island, Anantara Veli caters exclusively to adults, one of the Maldives’ few adults-only Maldives resorts.
6. Adaaran Prestige Water Villas
Luxury wooden interiors with specious accommodation open up to a beautiful sun deck with blue crystal ocean water right in front of you. Adaaran Prestige Water Villas Maldives is known for their exquisite interior with very own sun deck and private Jacuzzis to truly enjoy breath taking views of the horizon. With world class facilities, your holiday at an Adaaran Prestige Maldives water villa is truly a must experience in your life time!.
7. LUX* North Male Atoll Resort & Villas
Dotted around the island are gorgeous contemporary, two-storey overwater and beach villas, each decked with a private rooftop and a pink-rimmed infinity pool that blends seamlessly with the warm pale-blue waters. Here days are spent under the Maldivian sun, drenched in luxury. Extraordinary service, a breathtaking dose of design, innovative dining concepts, and all the details that take a holiday from good to perfect: LUX* North Malé Atoll defies all norms and stereotypes. This is the Maldives, elevated.
8. You & Me Maldives
You & Me is a private, rustic and romantic island, in a beautiful, untouched corner of the Maldives. A world away from the stresses of everyday life, You & Me is the place to relax, curl up, and spend some quality ‘us time’.
A brand new, 5-star resort, You & Me is located in Raa atoll, northern Maldives, just 20 minutes by speedboat from Ifuru domestic airport, or a 45 minute, scenic seaplane ride from Male’ international airport.
Adults only island, targeting couples, honeymooners and friends, the resort is a quiet, relaxing retreat, far away from other hotels.
9. JOALI Maldives
Located on Muravandhoo island on the Raa Atoll in the northern Maldives, JOALI features 73 private beach and water villas and residences. Each villa is inspired by individual stories and designed to evoke this sensibility throughout. JOALI Spa by Espa is inspired by the tropical surrounds and offers indulgent treatments. A fitness center offers expert trainers and expansive views of the turquoise hued blue ocean and deep green flora and fauna.
There are four restaurants that provide inventive fusion cuisine. Vandhoo Restaurant – a specially designed dining experience spanning tastes from across South-East Asia, China, the Mediterranean and the Levant, Gourmet gallivants will indulge in experiential dining choices, superlative breakfast spreads and an impressive cellar of hand-picked wines and vintages to match. Her Kitchen – a personalized culinary experience for guests to learn how to cook (and enjoy) local Maldivian recipes
10. Baros Maldives
Turquoise waters lap at white-sand shores. Towering palms rustle overhead. Baros, a natural paradise with a lush island canopy, just 25 minutes by speedboat from the Maldives’ international airport. It has been welcoming guests since 1973, and have spent decades honing our services and cultivating their environment, crafting what they believe is a legendary resort. Today, they are one of the most loved Maldives resorts, and they are excited to show you what makes them so special.