A tropical paradise of pristine beaches, turquoise lagoons and swaying palm trees, the Maldives is the ultimate island paradise for everyone from honeymooners to families, where you’ll find the best beach holidays and resorts in the world.


THE ST. REGIS MALDIVES VOMMULI RESORT

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A new benchmark for contemporary luxury in one of the world’s most coveted destinations, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is the first of the St. Regis brand’s iconic resorts to take home on its own private island. Unveiling a new dimension of innovative design and tropical luxury on the 22 acre Vommuli Island, the resort boasts 77 island and overwater villa accommodations, each with a private pool and unique activities and amenities. 

With a strong eco awareness design theme expressed through a modern and contemporary architecture and interior design, the island defined by several distinct ecological areas: lagoon, beach, coastal and jungle. The architecture in each zone is inspired by unique features from the natural and man-made environment. 

The lagoon boasts a water amphitheater and The Iridium Spa; the beach area includes two signature beachfront restaurants; the jungle houses a recreational center and a pop-up café; and the coastal zone provides a dive center and a signature bar. Woven together by pathways that feature seasonal work from artists in residence and pop-up installations that use locally sourced objects and materials, the lush and expansive resort surroundings deliver luxurious island living to the most discerning global travelers.  

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Offering the most sought-after restorative wellness practices, the resort’s overwater spa provides the latest personalized services curated by Ayurvedic and acupuncture experts. A dedicated Ayurvedic doctor is on-site to provide complimentary consultations, explaining the ancient healing benefits of Ayurveda. Additionally, the spa features six private couple treatment suites, a steam room, sauna and the Blue Hole Pool, the Maldives’ largest heated seawater hydrotherapy pool. 

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Guests of The St. Regis Maldives are invited to discover Vommuli House, one of the most expansive integrated recreational areas in the country, offering a Children’s Club, a teenagers’ club, a large fitness center, a meditation and yoga studio, outdoor tennis courts and a hair and beauty salon. Spanning two floors, the Boutique at The St. Regis Maldives showcases the latest fashion and accessories while an observatory tower occupies the third floor, offering an ideal place to indulge the dramatic ocean views. The Vommuli Dive and Water Sports Center offers guests the opportunity to enjoy indelible recreation on – or beneath – the sea. 

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Six distinct dining venues offering distinctive cuisines from Italian to East Asian complement the alluring destination. Underground wine cellar reveals a prestigious selection of exclusive century-old wines. The Wine Director creates unique programs and pairings, bringing the finest vintages to the table. Pop-up restaurant, fashioned from an old shipping container, showcases gourmet street food with a daily changing menu. A beachfront eatery, specializes in custom pizzas, fresh juices and homemade ice cream.  At sunset, the resort’s specialty bar concocts the signature Island Mary, the hotel’s take on the original Bloody Mary founded at The St. Regis New York. 

www.stregismaldives.com


 

BANYAN TREE VABBINFARU

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Situated 20 minutes from Malé International Airport via speedboat, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru offers 48 elegant villas nestled on a coral atoll in the Indian Ocean. Each villa has one bedroom with an open terrace, landscaped garden and a private sundeck. Villa features include an outdoor pool and jet pool in a private garden, outdoor and indoor showers. The ultimate enclave of tropical living, the Vabbinfaru Pool Villa offers an extended sundeck and additional outdoor jet pool near a recessed sitting area, which is perfect for a lazy afternoon.  

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The Banyan Tree Spa provides an extensive range of massage, body and beauty treatments. Combining an Asian heritage with outdoor splendours, the combination of the beautiful facilities, superb therapists and uniquely compounded treatments is the perfect destination for guests looking to unwind. 

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Discover the Maldives’ diverse marine life on a nautical cruise and island-hopping, while snorkeling or diving, or simply watching turtles and stingrays being fed in the evenings. For those looking for more adventure, the the PADI 5 Star Gold Palm Dive Centre also offers diving trips and water sports activities such as snorkeling, deep sea fishing, night fishing, canoeing, water-skiing, wakeboarding, mono-skiing, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, banana boat rides, fun-tube rides and sea plane excursions. 

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The island’s signature restaurant, Ilaafathi offers Maldivian and international treats, sumptuous buffet breakfasts and superb set dinners at this beachfront eatery. Naiboli, the resort’s open-air bar, offers appetising snacks and cocktails served all day long. Perfect for couples, the resort also offers a romantic candlelit barbecue dinner in the intimacy of your villa or by the beach, or destination dining at a stunning sandbank with only the moon and torches lighting your feast.

www.banyantree.com/maldives-vabbinfaru


ANANTARA VELI MALDIVES RESORT

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Anantara Veli Maldives Resort is a perfect escape for couples or friends looking for a tropical hideaway. Located on a private island 21 kilometres south of Male International airport, this adult-only paradise offers a wide range of experiences surrounded by crystal Indian Ocean waters. The lagoon is shared with their two sister islands Anantara Dhigu Resort and Naladhu Maldives, giving you access to a wider range of dining options, activities and facilities. 

The resort’s 67 bungalows combine stunning views with modern amenities for an idyllic island vacation. Choose from rooms types poised over the water with sweeping lagoon views or set on the tranquil cliff edge with the lapping ocean soothing you to sleep.

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Discover your Ayurvedic Dosha and achieve an ideal balance of relaxation and wellbeing while enjoying the tropical climate and white Maldivian beaches. SUNDARI Ayurvedic Spa offers a holistic approach to wellbeing based on an ancient eastern philosophy with the finest quality ingredients from nature. In addition to Ayurveda, the facility offers inspired Anantara Spa treatments infused with timeless healing and wellness rituals.

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Anantara Veli Maldives Resort presents a multitude of leisure activities to indulge in. Explore the stunning turquoise waters in this extraordinary diving destination with seasonal manta snorkelling and year-round whale shark snorkelling.

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Anantara Veli features a myriad of world-class epicurean experiences amidst incredible vistas. From entertaining performances by Teppanyaki chefs to private dinners on a floating deck in a tranquil lagoon or enjoying a seafood barbecue on the beach, the resort perfectly tailors culinary experiences to each guest’s personal preference.

veli-maldives.anantara.com


ANANTARA DHIGU MALDIVES RESORT

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Embrace barefoot elegance in a tropical haven for the entire family. With a variety of luxury accommodation offering stunning views and private pools, this is a perfect place to create a memorable family holiday. With 110 villas and suites offering a choice of room types either poised over the water or nestled on unspoiled sands, the marine décor complements the environment comfortably equipped with modern amenities. 

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Step into tranquility at Anantara Spa, a sanctuary set over the turquoise waters for a serene and calm retreat. Choose from a range of treatments inspired by indigenous practice and ingredients. . The spa menu features holistic therapies designed to enrich and detoxify, all while you relax and take in your perfect island holiday. Try the spa’s signature couple’s treatment, Maldivian Coconut Marvellous, that offers the healing benefits of island coconut designed to rejuvenate couples from head to toe.

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Whether you’re a serious foodie or a hobby chef, Spice Spoons offers insightful experiences for eager epicureans. Learn to prepare and cook tantalising dishes at Spice Spoons cooking school, guided by an expert chef who will tailor the course to your personal preferences and skill level. Choose from local Maldivian, authentic Thai or fresh Japanese cuisine. Alternatively, cook for your dosha with an Ayurvedic cooking class and learn new cooking techniques for your body constitution. 

The resort also offers a children’s club with a weekly schedule of activities, yoga and meditation by the ocean, beach games, volleyball, badminton, table tennis, chess and Pétanque.

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Anantara Dhigu offers a feast of culinary options, from themed buffet dinners on the beach to Italian cuisine served in an intimate setting overlooking the ocean. Sample seafood plucked straight from the Maldivian waters at their signature restaurant, Sea. Fire. Salt., or choose to dine under the stars with your loved ones on your wn private island.

www.dhigu-maldives.anantara.com