The island of Bandos is a perfect setting for that romantic getaway or those two weeks of bliss away from work. Bandos Maldives is ideally located on North Male' Atoll, just a 10-minute speed boat ride from Male International Airport, which is 4.3 miles away. It was the second island to open as a resort back in December 1972.
Bandos Maldives features spacious rooms with balconies overlooking the garden or beach. A water sports center and dove school are available. The hotel has multiple dining options. Free WiFi access is available. Overall, this resort is great for diving as well as family getaways.
Address: Bandos Island, Male City, Maldives
Paradise Island Resort & Spa
Paradise Island Resort & Spa offers private villas and bungalows on an beautiful island in the Indian Ocean. The resort features an outdoor pool, 4 restaurants and a spa. The Paradise Island Resort & Spa is a 20-minute speedboat ride from Malé International Airport. The resort features a fitness center and tennis courts. Snorkeling and diving equipment is available.
Dining choices include the Italian Ristorante al Tramonto, of local and international fame; The Lagoon, a quiet dining experience; Japanese restaurant Fukuya Teppanyaki; Seafood restaurant Farumathi; Athiri Bar; and the main restaurant Bageecha, which caters to many dietary requirements such as Jain meals. Hulhangu Bar and Dhaavani Coffee Shop offer beverages and food 24-hour.
Address: Lankanfinolhu, Male City, Maldives
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa
5-star exclusivity awaits at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, with luxurious villas and a large infinity pool with clear lagoon views. It features 2 restaurants, a bar and a fitness center. Private sundecks and balconies are available, large villas are decorated with fine wood furnishings and warm colors. First-rate amenities include a Nespresso coffee machine and iPod dock. Premium toiletries and rain showers are also provided.
A wide range of water sports including diving, fishing and windsurfing are available at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa. Alternatively, guests can relax with soothing spa treatments at Jiva Grande Spa.
Address: PO Box 2117 South Male Atoll, Male City, Maldives
Jumeirah Vittaveli is the most luxurious resort comprising the best house reef within easy reach from Male’s international airport on-board our plush fleet of motorised catamarans. Vittaveli Jumeirah's 5-star villas feature an open-concept layout that lets guests take in stunning sea views and cool breezes.
Guests may sample a range of Asian and Maldivian specialties at Samsara, or enjoy an intimate dining experience over lagoon waters at Fenesse. Evening cocktails are available at Mu Beach Bar and Grill.
Daily yoga and fitness classes as well as personalized wellness programs are available. This resort has one of the largest kid's clubs in Maldives, Kuda Koli Kid's Klub. They also provide free snorkeling equipment and non-motorized water sports.
Address: South Male Atoll, Male City, Maldives
Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives
Located in Noonu Atoll, one of the least disturbed Atolls of the Maldives, Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives is only 45 minutes away from Male International Airport by seaplane. The resort features facilities like Sun Spa by Esthederm, an outdoor infinity swimming pool facing the sunset, and an abundant sea life and house reef for snorkeling.
All guest rooms are equipped with a spacious patio with a private plunge pool and sunbeds, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a coffee machine, a kettle, a mini bar, and a dining table. Every room is fitted with a private bathroom with free toiletries and free-standing bathtub, while some boast sea views. The famous dove sites of Noonu Atoll like Christmas Rock, Raafushi, and Orimas Thila are located only a few minutes away from the resort by speedboat.
Address: Kuredhivaru, Manadhoo, Maldives
Royal Island Resort & Spa
Royal Island Resort & Spa is located in Maldives’ Baa Atoll. Built with wooden materials, Royal Island’s villas feature a private patio with sitting area and views of the Indian Ocean. Guests can enjoy diving trips and sunset cruises. Those looking for more adventurous sports can try water skiing or kite surfing. Other recreational facilities include an outdoor pool, gym and tennis courts.
Address: Horubadhoo, Dharavandhoo, Maldives
Located on the largest island in Dhaalu Atoll, Kandima Maldives has the longest outdoor swimming pool in the Maldives, an abundance of water-sports, the largest beach club and tennis and basketball courts. 30-minute flight away from Male and followed by a 20-minute boat ride to the island, the resort offers studios and villas with a private terrace and private pool. It also offers a marine biology center, an art studio and cooking classes.
For fitness lovers, Kandima Maldives has a gym with personal trainers and provides classes like anti-gravity yoga, Zumba, aqua-bike classes and POUND® fitness lessons. Guests can hire bikes or electric scooters.
Guests can choose among the 10 restaurants and bars the property offers. Sea Dragon serves authentic Chinese cuisine while Forbidden Bar plays live music in the night.
Address: Dhaalu Atoll Kandima Island, Kudahuvadhoo, Maldives