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NEWS | STORIES | OPINION | FEATURES | EVENTS

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ANANTARA KIHAVAH VILLAS

79 spacious private pool villas, ranging from 260 to 2,730 square meters, are either poised over the water with sweeping ocean views or nestled along a pristine stretch of private beach.

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Enjoy mesmerizing panoramas of sun, sea and sky from lavish Sunset Three-Bedroom Water Suites at Four Seasons Resort maldives at Kuda huraa.

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Set delicately over the lagoon, this postcard-perfect getaway offers 64 seaview villas and suites that are luxurious and lavish; yet maintain a fine balance with nature.

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W maldives is a private island in a wonderland of white sand beaches, turquoise lagoons and breathtaking house coral reefs, providing a new cuing edge, contemporary lifestyle experience.

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minimalist contemporary chic meets comfortable natural elegance in your own private hideaway. Five dining venues, each providing a taste of the exotic.

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The Sun Siy iru FuShi In Maldive's best resort, savour the view everyone imagines when they picture Maldives: white sand beaches, swaying trees and sunny blue skies. Our 221 luxury resort accommodations, including 03 Retreats, create the ultimate Maldivian vacation destination.

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In our 221 guest villas you’ll enjoy contemporary luxury with round-the-clock care. All our accommodations feature siing areas, spacious bathrooms and private terraces with ocean and garden views.


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RECREATION Drumbeats reverberate across the starlit sky. The rhythm at once invigorating yet soothing. Dancers move in perfect synchronisation, their bare feet skipping across the white sand. A hand extends, takes your own, and you join – tentatively at first, but later with carefree abandon – in a dance celebrated by generations. On land or at sea, Iru Fushi and the surrounding Noonu Atoll is a playground for travellers of all ages, interests and desires.

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Step out from the luxurious haven of your villa and make your way to the beachfront infinity-edged lap pool – just for adults – or bring the whole family to the free-form main pool nestled in the island’s heart. Get your heart pumping – night or day – in our contemporary fitness centre, where the equipment may be familiar, but the surroundings unparalleled. A number of regular classes are on offer throughout the day, as well as private sessions with a personal trainer.


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Iru Restaurant A brand new day, fresh flavours awaiting – served with tropical flair. As evening approaches tantalizing aromas carry on the breeze from live cooking stations, a degustation adventure around the world. Start the day at Iru Restaurant with a casual buffet breakfast from 07.00 - 10.30. The elegant spread ranges from organic fruits and smoothies to hearty English breakfasts, Asian comfort food and freshly baked pastries.

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Dinner is served between 18.00 - 22.00. Look forward to a different cuisine every night of the week, from Maldivian seafood specialities to homemade pastas and pizzas, each tailored to your preferences by our obliging chefs.


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Islander's Grill Enchanting surroundings with contemporary flair. Freshly caught fish from the colourful atolls. Prepared with precision and bold flavours. Knowledgeable service with all the warmth the Maldives has to offer.

Serving sumptuous seafood with a charming Maldivian infusion, our casual beachfront seing artfully pairs local favourites such as Maldivian lobster and yellowfin tuna with the finest Old and New World wines. Relax with the gentle sounds of the sea, a crisp Sauvignon and toes buried in the so white sand.

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THE SPA BY THALGO With the entire island a sanctuary of natural beauty, there is no need to hide away. Instead The Spa by Thalgo at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is an open immersion – in organic earth and vibrant sea – the elements from which Ayurveda draws its centuries-old healing power. At The Spa by Thalgo France we have perfected this ancient holistic tradition, blending its timeless wisdom with contemporary practices found both East and West.

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Our resident Ayurvedic Doctor guides our guests on their own personalised journeys to wellness both during their stay and beyond. Meanwhile, expert practitioners – in traditional massage, authentic Maldivian-inspired rituals and worldrenowned wellness practices – combine finely honed knowledge with a naturally healing touch. All this in a seing that mirrors the natural splendour of the island.


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DIvE CENTRE Waters calm yet riotous with a kaleidoscope of marine life. Fringed by a pristine coral reef built steadily over time and carefully undisturbed, Iru Fushi is a living paradise offering bountiful discoveries in one of the world’s richest diving destinations. Beyond, the reefs of Noonu Atoll offer ever more natural wonders, inviting you to take the plunge.

Whether you’ve dived all over the world or are being fied for your first mask, our PADI-certified dive centre and multilingual master divers offer a full array of courses, and group or private excursions to a number of sites around the atoll, each with its own unique discoveries. Day or night, open water or sheltered reef, choose your own diving adventure. www.thesunsiyam.com/irufushi/

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MOOFUSHI THE JEWEL ISLAND Barefoot chic, villas on dazzling white sand or on stilts that float above the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean; choose from one of the 24 beach villas, 56 water villas or 30 senior water villas at Constance Moofushi. Set on its own secluded island, the resort is a perfect combination of luxury and simplicity where everything is taken care of with our All-

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Inclusive Cristal Package - from premium drinks, exquisite cuisine to luxurious accommodation and innovative spa treatments! And if you are not exploring one of the best diving sites in the world around the South Ari Atoll; Try Ymalia’s innovative bio marine spa treatments for a more beautiful you.


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From ecological thatch roofing to crystal clear water, Constance Moofushi is one of our unique resorts with a soul. All villas are built and decorated with wondrous tones of nature with a hint of Constance chic. Feast on fresh seafood and treat your palate to the finest wines in our sand floored restaurant.

The colourful aquatic world is also a must while staying at Constance Moofushi: From snorkelling exploration, sunset cruise with a traditional Dhoni to dolphin search and big game fishing Maldivian style; Constance Moofushi and its surrounding is a jewel!

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DINING Enjoy the barefoot dining experience at Manta with partial white sand floors and views across the ocean. The theme of Manta restaurant changes daily so that you can enjoy different specialities on each day. Pair each night’s gastronomic delights with a perfect wine from our cellar with the help of our friendly sommeliers.

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ACCOMMODATION Beach villa Lie back and watch the sunset from the private beach or sway to the sound of the ocean in a hammock strung across your own beautifully furnished terrace. All beach villas comes with thatched palm ceilings, spacious seating areas, large beds and a beautiful contemporary bathroom.


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Water villa Enjoy the stunning beauty of Constance Moofushi in one of the resort’s chic water villas. Bask in the sun or share a glass of wine under the stars on the villa’s large, furnished terrace with steps down to the ocean. The perfect secluded spot for couples.

Senior Water villa Enjoy the stunning beauty of Constance Moofushi in one of the resort’s chic water villas. Bask in the sun or share a glass of wine under the stars on the villa’s large, furnished terrace with steps down to the ocean. The perfect secluded spot for couples.

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Beach & rT Nestled amid lush tropical vegetation and shaded by graceful palms. Encircled by stretches of powdery sandy beach and a vast crystal clear lagoon, a truly breathtaking island with plenty of secluded sandbanks where paradise seekers escaping from the pressures of daily modern life can forget the outside world and let go of all inhibitions.

Beautifully designed villas stand over turquoise waters, fusing modern flair with traditional architecture, white sandy beaches giving way to endless sea views that stretch for miles. It is truly a place where mind and body can relax, the senses can be invigorated and spirit will feel soothed. Set in the turquoise heart of the Indian Ocean that is Maldives, Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort is situated at the tip of South Male’ Atoll and offers one of the best luxury water villa accommodations, restaurants and recreation activities. Olhuveli is accessible by a 45-minute exhilarating speedboat transfer from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport.

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ACCOMMODATION Step into your new home for the next few blissful days. Each of the 164 villas at Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort Maldives, have been craed purely with comfort, relaxation and elegance in mind, taking the classic materials of nature, blending them with contemporary chic and open-air living, intended to make the most of the Maldivian sunlight and tranquil views. Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort offers one of the best luxury accommodation and outstanding facilities in Maldives. PRESIDENTIAL WATER SUITE Step out and indulge in the natural beauty of the Maldives in our luxurious Presidential Water Suites. Situated at the far end of the water villa jey where the two footbridges meet, each suite offers complete privacy and an un-paralleled view. The Presidential Suites features two tastefully decorated bedrooms with private wooden sundeck, a living-cum-dining room complete with flat screen TV, surround sound and DVD player and, a kitchenee.

Outside, a huge double leveled deck offers a pool, Jacuzzi, swim-up platforms and chaise lounges for private sunbathing. A dedicated 24-hour butler service is available ensuring the tiniest detail is aended to. HONEYMOON WATER vILLAS Unwind in the inviting comfort of the exclusive Honeymoon Water Villas, offering complete privacy. Indulge in the private Jacuzzi set on the spacious private sundeck. The Honeymoon Water Villas offer the luxury of a separate living room with a comfortable daybed for quiet moments indoors. Wake up from one dream into another. SUNSET JACUZZI WATER vILLAS Situated on stilts over the turquoise waters of the lagoon, Sunset Jacuzzi Water Villas provide a luxury alternative. Lavish furnishing within the villa provides cool contentment while a Jacuzzi on the spacious, private sundeck lends a unique feature. The luxury bathroom feature double vanity, rain shower and free standing bathtub offer uninhibited views of the lagoon beyond.

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One of the highlights of a stay at Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort is the outstanding cuisine, which has fresh, delicious seafood at its heart. Think creative, organic food with flair, prepared by world-class chefs and served in enjoyably different and unique seings. From an unhurried lunch on the beach with friends or family, dining alfresco in the relaxing heat of the day, to a candle-lit dinner for two under the stars, all tastes are well-catered for at our restaurants. SUNSET RESTAURANT One of the largest over water restaurant in the Maldives, our main restaurant is open daily for breakfast and dinner with an emphasis on local or international flavours. The open-sided design means a meal here is pleasantly cooled by gentle sea breezes.

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As well as buffet-style dining, one of the highlights is the live cooking stations, when tantalizing flames and scents arise under the careful eye of talented chefs. Great cooking deserves a splash of theatre. The extensive open deck gives the choice to sit under the stars for an alfresco dinner. LAGOON RESTAURANT For guests who find geing away from the Maldives beach impossible, our Lagoon restaurant sits right on the beach with ample open decking and overlooking the beautiful lagoon. As well as being the main seing for lunch, it makes an informal but enjoyable place to have sumptuous supper and talk long into the night.


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SPA The Sun Spa Maldives named aer the life-giving sun, an eternal light which extends through the best spa treatments to harmonise body, mind and soul. The spa has one ideal at its heart – to take a holistic approach to health and well-being using ancient Indian Ayurvedic techniques while encompassing the five elements. The main centre is a delightful place to relax with hydrotherapy pools, steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi, the best spa boutique with signature products, hair and beauty salon and peaceful relaxation areas on this Maldives Island. For treatments, hidden away in the vegetation and connected by a series of intricate bridges are eight secluded and private Spa Pavilions, featuring a courtyard garden, twin massage beds, a rain shower and an outdoor flower bath. SUN SPA TREATMENTS An extensive range of treatments are on offer, based on a fusion of traditional Asian rituals, Western practices, the five elements, Ayurvedic natural healing methods, yoga and meditation. The Sun Spa signature massage is a must for tense muscles, employing a combination of Swedish, Hawaiian Lomi-Lomi, Balinese, Japanese Shiatsu, Thai and aromatherapy massages. It is performed simultaneously by two therapists, and will transform you to a state of harmony and bliss while on this Maldives Island. ACTIvITIES Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort is complete with an unparalleled array of recreational activities both on and off the island that is suitable for all ages. While our vast crystal clear lagoon is perfect for a host of water-based activities, back on shore, a wide range of activities will tempt you off the deck chair. Flood-lit tennis, beach volley, billiards, badminton or take on the island team on a football match. Alternatively enjoy an offshore excursion such as a Maldivian Island Tour where you get up close and personal with the traditional lifestyle, fishing and boat building. www.olhuvelimaldives.com

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lily Beach resort and Spa Lily Beach is a Maldives resort at its ďŹ nest, boasting a worldwide reputation for its pristine beaches, lush tropical vegetation and its exotic house reef just few meters away from the shore. www.lilybeachmaldives.com

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velaa private island Velaa Private Island is the realisation of a dream to create a ‘beyond luxury’ exclusive boutique hideaway. This unique destination was developed to embody the very best of this unique archipelago, bathed by azure skies in the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean. www.velaaprivateisland.com/

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BAROS Guests at Baros have a choice of the finest things in life in the lavish comfort. There are 45 Beachside and 30 Water Villas on Baros Maldives. All are beautifully designed, built by crasmen using sandstone and timber to blend with the natural environment. All have contemporary furnishings, large windows to let in natural light, and are timeless in ambience. As well as having a private veranda or sun deck, sun loungers and a teak dining table for two, each Villa has a spacious, teak-floored bedroom featuring a kingsize bed with so coon sheets and pillows, as well as a vanity desk and a large sofa or day bed. All have direct access to the beautiful lagoon by the beach from the veranda or by wooden steps from the sun deck. Many have private pools.

WATER POOL vILLAS |126 sqm| These 15 Water Pool Villas add an extra dimension to a holiday on Baros Maldives: in tropical seclusion guests can swim and sunbathe in their own swimming pool poised above the tranquil waters of a translucent lagoon set into a timbered veranda deck, with loungers for relaxing and enjoying the view that stretches to the horizon.

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It’s not only the pool that makes these Villas so special. Each Villa is spacious with a décor that reflects the natural beauty of the Maldives. The Villas are located at the end of the boardwalk jey with glorious ocean views and direct access down from each sunbathing deck to the lagoon. A dedicated Villa Host is on call whenever needed; there is a library of DVD/CDs, coffee table books and paperbacks, an iPod docking station and programmed iPod and a “Bose” surround sound system.

BAROS RESIDENCE |268 sqm| Surrounded by green foliage and bird-of-paradise blossoms, the award-winning Baros Residence is a charming haven, hidden away from the rest of the island, but with access to the beach. The privileged guests of the Baros Residence enjoy a private swimming pool in the garden, a broad veranda for undisturbed relaxation and a dedicated butler on call 24/7.


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DINE IN SPLENDOUR In the splendour of three restaurants and two bars, in-villa, or anywhere on the island or even on a sandbank, the Piano Deck over the lagoon, or during a dhoni cruise, the dedicated Food & Beverage team of the kitchens, restaurants and bars of Baros Maldives are on hand to spoil guests with splendid service and fine food and wines. THE LIGHTHOUSE RESTAURANT The Lighthouse Restaurant is the hallmark of Baros Maldives, an over-water pavilion with a white sail pinnacle roof that serves as an iconic beacon visible long before the island comes into view. It has been acclaimed as one of the best restaurants in the whole of the Maldives. For guests it is a wonderful experience to sit on The Lighthouse Deck above the Indian Ocean while rays and fishes swim below, enjoying the memorable moments of a gourmet dinner. At The Lighthouse, every meal is one to remember. Good food is complemented by fine wine selected from the sommelier’s inspired choice of wines from the restaurant’s glass walled, walk-in, temperature controlled wine cellar.

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LIME RESTAURANT Located right by the lagoon, the contemporarily styled Lime Restaurant offers Asian influenced cuisine served to guests relaxing at tables on a spacious deck above the waves. Lime is open for a superb buffet breakfast with action stations and sparkling wine, and for salads, snacks, tea, lunch, dinner and family favourites throughout the day. Light and healthy snacks and beverages are served beside the infinity swimming pool set in a wooden deck over the lagoon at Lime, with an impressive view over the blue lagoon of spectacular Maldivian sun sets.


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EXPLORING THE ISLANDS A holiday at Baros Maldives is a wonderful opportunity to discover more about the Maldives, whether sharing an experience with other guests or on a personalised tour for two especially arranged by our Guest Experiences Team. The different excursions include voyaging on Nooma, a traditional handcraed Maldivian sailing dhoni, or a cruise on Serenity, a modern luxury motor yacht. It is also possible to get away from it all by spending the day, or having dinner, on an isolated sandbank in the middle of the ocean. As an experience for married couples, a special Maldivian Renewal of Vows ceremony can be arranged. The Piano Deck, a small wooden deck shaped like a grand piano and poised above the translucent lagoon, is a unique location for a celebration. SOOTHES AND NOURISHES Set in the heart of the resort, hidden within lush foliage, the Spa at Baros Maldives Resort specialises in personalised treatment for guests’ needs with massages to soothe the mind and nourish the body, as well as therapies from all over Asia and a variety of cosmetic products. Enhanced by its seing of a tropical garden, with flowing water creating a relaxing, serene atmosphere the Spa inspires contentment.

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Understanding, experienced therapists are on hand to provide treatments for the body and the soul; for the mind and the spirit. UNDERWATER DISCOvERY Exploring the underwater life can be experienced throughout the Maldive islands, but Baros Maldives Resort is unique as an underwater destination for several reasons: it has two centres devoted to diving and exploring the sea: The Dive Centre and the separate Marine Centre. The resort has a stunning house reef full of spectacular marine life just a few strokes from the beach and there are 30 world class dive spots within 50 minutes by boat. At the Dive Centre guests can learn not only scuba diving, but also participate in Eco Diving at the EcoDive Centre, which is the first in the Maldives Islands. At the separate Marine Centre, guests can borrow snorkelling gear free of charge, join guided snorkelling excursions, obtain information and take part in awareness programmes conducted by the resident Marine Biologist. Maldives Island Resorts don’t come any beer than Baros Maldives! www.baros.com


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Jumeirah viaveli Located a short 20-minute ride on board a luxurious motorised catamaran from Malé, Jumeirah Viaveli offers unmatched diversity, subtle luxury and personalised exploration, whether you are seeking a romantic getaway or an exotic destination for your family. www.jumeirah.com/en/hotels-

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coco Bodu hithi Every moment of your stay at Coco Bodu Hithi is a reflection of your passion and individuality. With every guest we welcome, we want to provide a bespoke stay with warm, friendly service and an unbound freedom when it comes to deciding how to experience the Maldives. hp://cocoboduhithi.com/index.aspx

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adaaran prestige vadoo Welcome to Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, the prestigious Maldives Luxury Resorts, where time ceases to exist and the voice of the Indian Ocean beckons you to her shores. www.adaaran.com/prestigevadoo/

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Few places are still secluded, le untouched and completely exotic. Few places will let you truly get far away, disconnect, leave it behind, relax and unwind. Cast yourself to somewhere private, where powder so sand caresses the beach, where hidden turquoise lagoons are home to breathtaking reefs, where elegant yet naturally simplistic beach or overwater villas have been created for you to rest and sleep. Enveloped by stunning nature and tropical scenery, we’ve created a pristine island hideaway for you in one of the most preserved atolls in the Maldivian archipelago. From snorkeling on the spectacular coral zones, to lounging around as the sun goes down, Amari Havodda is a jewel waiting to be found.

To travel is to explore, to stay and discover, to share experiences that will turn you into a storyteller. The tans may fade but the special moments you find will certainly last the test of time. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you. Slow life will be exactly how you imagined it to be. Paradise is going to be hard to leave. Welcome to your private sanctuary. Warm, graceful, homely, our guestrooms at Amari Havodda Maldives radiate luxury. Inspired by traditional Maldivian art and architecture, we offer you two principle villa types - Beach and Overwater. Designed within a theme of natural simplicity, you will stay in a contemporary and restful haven with natural timber flooring, soaring feature roofs, elegant furnishings and modern technology.

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Overwater Pool villa The overwater Pool Villas epitomise comfort and understated luxury. Here you’ll be able to seek solitude and tranquility, here you’ll be able to discover what we think could be the perfect stay. Picture this. You wake up in the mornings to a canvas of clear skies and turquoise seas, you have breakfast then step out to soak up the Maldivian sun on your lounger or overwater hammock from the privacy of your villa.

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When you start to feel the heat, you take a dip infinity edge pool or wander down your lagoon access stairs and slip into the calming blue. You wind down with a cool drink or romantic dinner on your outdoor deck before reclining to your master suite where the lull of the Indian Ocean will help rest. When a new day approaches, you start again. This is why you come to the Maldives. You’re going to find that bliss really does exist.


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Dine At Amari Havodda Maldives we offer a fine selection of Asian and international options, where your meals are meticulously prepared with thought and care reminiscent of mum’s home cooking. Fast, fresh and flavorsome, we’ll bring you the very best with some of the ingredients even picked from our organic garden. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, you’ll be able to share them together.

Thari Bar Relax poolside with a chilled beverage while enjoying the warm breeze and views of the horizon. Cool off in the sunken wet lounge area or lie back on one of the welcoming outdoor cabanas.

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Ember Robatayaki Robatayaki “fireside-cooking” is a method of barbecuing seafood, vegetables and prime cuts. Enjoy our island interpretation of this centuriesold Japanese culinary tradition by the beach on our Northern shore.

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Banyan Tree vabbinfaru Cocoon yourself in a web of shimmering turquoise waters, swaying coconut trees, indigenous blooms and pure white sand. Free your spirit on the Maldives' North Male Atoll. In Maldivian, Vabbinfaru refers to a round island circled by a round coral reef www.banyantree.com/en/em-maldivesvabbinfaru

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Discover your favorite Maldives villa; from private beach villas to wellness tree houses. Stay at Amilla Fushi, the newest luxury resort in the Maldives, and relish the good life with your choice of private luxury sanctuaries of Maldives villas that hover over crystal clear waters, nestle amongst the tree tops or hug the shores of pristine white beach sand. www.amilla.mv/


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Privilege is exclusive access to the most extraordinary experiences in the region. It’s watching sea turtles from the comfort of your private infinity pool, and the smell of a freshly cracked coconut hand-delivered to your overwater villa. hp://outriggermaldives.com/


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Enjoying a prime location in the Maldives’ Baa Atoll island archipelago and on the doorstep of Hanifaru Bay, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas is the perfect place from which to explore the underwater world of the Indian Ocean. Set on Kihavah Huravalhi, one of the most pristine Maldivian islands, the resort is 30-minute seaplane flight from Malé International Airport, an unforgeable experience in itself as the plane flies over a string of glowing coral islands and Maldives resorts amidst turquoise waters. 79 spacious private pool villas, ranging from 260 to 2,730 square meters, are either poised over the water with sweeping ocean views or nestled along a pristine stretch of private beach.

Snorkel some of the world’s most treasured reefs within a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, explore uninhabited islands encircled by abundant reefs home to turtles, eels and beautiful coral formations, or cruise in solitude into a tapestry of unimaginable colours to a glorious Maldivian sunset. At Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas guests are treated to a host of dining options across various world cuisines. Our quartet of restaurants Sea. Fire. Salt. Sky offers a one-of-a-kind over and underwater dining experience. From a mythical escape into the depths of the ocean to reaching for the sky at the rooop bar, the Indian Ocean unfolds before your eyes in four different ways.

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Sunset Over Water Pool villa Experience the enchantment of over water living while watching the sky transcend from blue to pink to red and dark blue when staying in some of the most sought aer pool villas in the Maldives. Revel in the seclusion from the deck of your over water villa, soak up the dazzling views from your private pool and admire the drama of a changing sky to Maldivian sunset colours. The bathroom features a sunken glass-boom bathtub revealing absorbing views of the sparkling ocean below as well as beyond the adjacent infinity edge pool. Take in the horizon, catch sightings of turtles in the lagoon and dolphins in the Indian Ocean from your private sundeck or glide from the pool to the ocean down steps leading directly into the inviting Indian Ocean waters.

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Four Bedroom Beach Pool Residence Four bedrooms unfold across a landscaped garden to feature inviting outdoor and indoor living spaces. A Three Bedroom Beach Pool Residence connects through an adjoining Beach Pool Villa, perfect for extended family and friends travelling together and comfortably accommodates up to eight adults and four children or twelve adults. Four bedrooms, each with en suite outdoor bathrooms, offer private retreats with branded amenities and a spacious walk-in closet. Interiors blend modern conveniences with a fresh, contemporary take on classic Maldivian charm that balances elegant designer fabrics and furnishings against global accents sourced from Thailand, India and Morocco. Keeping in the Kihavah spirit, these rooms offer breathtaking views from the beach and refreshing sea breezes.


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Edging powdery sands, 1308 square metres of secluded space is imaginatively divided. The central villa with lounge, dining and butler kitchen areas, opens onto covered verandas and expansive gardens that lead to the beach and lagoon. A shaded sala, a large pool and Jacuzzi, as well as al fresco dining pavilion and a BBQ station oer spectacular vantage points from which enjoy private outdoor terrace or beach dining day and night.

A pathway and connecting door leads to a separate beach pool villa for the fourth bedroom. With relaxation salas and beachside loungers, this four-bedroom combination beach residence oers an exclusive retreat-within-a-retreat just steps away from the ocean's edge and serviced by a personal Villa Host on hand 24 hours a day.

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Dining Dine amidst angelfish darting through ocean blue. Fiery cuisine and the freshest of seafood. The hues of a Maldivian sunset reflected in tropical cocktails. Experience unique experiences of dining in Maldives luxury as you explore the island’s array of gastronomic journeys, whether underwater, on the beach, or in the privacy of your villa. Sea.Fire.Salt.Sky A one-of-a-kind over and underwater dining experience. From a mythical escape into the depths of the ocean to reaching for the sky at the rooop bar, the Indian Ocean unfolds before your eyes in four different ways.

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Leisure Rediscover what it means to relax. Or, let the stunning island surroundings invigorate you with our array of Maldives resort activities. Sail through the earth's most stunning tropical paradise, where you can feel as though the waves belong only to you. Take up windsurfing on the placid lagoon. Dive into the unexplored world of marine life in our crystal-clear waters. Stroll through the markets of bustling Male, one of the world's most unique capital cities. Explore even more undiscovered islands.


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Anantara Spa Stroll across the jey to 6 over-water treatment suites at Anantara Spa and reward yourself with the lavish aention of professional therapists.In this peaceful sanctuary, we have created a space to renew and rejuvenate your inner sense of wellbeing. Amongst Maldives spa resorts we offer you a unique experience where the focus is only on you.

Let us nurture and inspire you in the world's most desirable paradise with treatments that draw from the wisdom of the earth, using the healing properties of natural ingredients to enrich, detoxify, polish and restore. Experience a soothing touch, delivered with luxuriant oils produced from indigenous sources, as we invite you to depart from the world and experience a relaxing transformation. hp://kihavah-maldives.anantara.com

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naladhu maldives Imagine paradise. Tropical island sands. Swaying palms. Endless turquoise waters. Open your eyes and see one of the most breathtaking Maldives luxury resorts in front of you. Maldivian for “beautiful island,” Anantara’s sister island of Naladhu offers a mosaic of timeless moments on the clear waters of the Indian Ocean. hp://naladhu.anantara.com/

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Soneva Fushi Soneva Fushi Resort is the original desert island hideaway in the Maldives. www.soneva.com/soneva-fushi

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coco palm Dhuni Kolhu Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu Maldives - Atoll of islands dispersed in the Indian Ocean. A tropical paradise is the only way to describe Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu. Located on the private island of Dhuni Kolhu, in the Baa Atoll, Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu is the ultimate hideaway in the Maldives.

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cOmO cOc COMO Cocoa Island is an intimate private Maldives island resort with 33 overwater suites allowing you to slip right into the turquoise lagoon to explore an exceptional house reef. Encircled with powder white sand, the carefree, understated luxury experience includes holistic wellness treatments at COMO Shambhala Retreat, South Indian-inuenced cuisine and worldclass diving.

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From its personalised service and sophisticated cuisine to its distinctive design, authentic culture and calming spa, our Maldives luxury resort works hard to tailor the experience to your needs. We can orchestrate customised cruises to neighbouring islands and beaches; plan private dinners at secluded locations; arrange yoga, diving or snorkelling; and create adventures for families travelling together.


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cOa iSlanD Accommodation Simple yet sophisticated, contemporary yet indigenous, and always deliberately restrained— Cocoa Island by COMO is a gently cosseting Maldives luxury hotel that reflects the archipelago’s serene soul. The style and design of our 33 overwater suites and villas are like that of no other luxury resort in the Maldives. Uniquely inspired by dhoni boats— the gently curving wooden vessels used by local fishermen—Cocoa Island’s rooms arc out from the island itself. Simple wooden walkways built above the shallow lagoon connect them, forming a sinuous boardwalk pathway.

Each room has its own private terrace, all the beer for slipping into the warm Maldivian sea, right from your room. The view from the wide platform is directly out to the watery expanse and horizon. Interiors are dominated by whites and blues, with only the subtlest nod to a certain local rustic aesthetic.

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Wellbeing COMO Shambhala Retreat Discover the calming spirit of our Maldives spa resort at COMO Shambhala Retreat where we offer holistic, Asian-inspired treatments. We have an open-air pavilion for yoga, four treatment rooms (including one for couples), plus separate male and female steam rooms and a large hydrotherapy pool. We also offer a series of ‘Wellness Paths.’ these well-priced groups of treatments addresssing specific needs such as purification and stress.

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Coral Propagation Project At Cocoa Island by COMO in the Maldives you can contribute to the regeneration of the reef by sponsoring a frame of coral through a new partnership the resort has formed with ecocompany ‘Reefseekers’. Single, Couples and Family frames are available for sponsoring. Aer planting the frame in situ, you can view its progress online while return guests can check up on the coral growth on their next visit to The Maldives to see the improvements for themselves.


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Dining Offering some of the best dining in the Maldives, our menus are modern, light and steeped in the nuances of South Indian cuisine. We also offer contemporary interpretations of other Asian and Mediterranean classics, as well as old favourites like pastas and salads. Our healthful COMO Shambhala Cuisine is always popular.

The relaxed atmosphere of Ufaa, our main restaurant, belies the sophisticated flavours behind each dish. Dine casually beside the infinity pool and the sea, or eat like a castaway, with meals delivered to your private villa or to your very own private table at the beach. And Faru, our bar, is where to relax with fine wines, tasteful cocktails, healthy juices and light snacks. www.comohotels.com/cocoaisland/

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per aQuum niyama Double your pleasure. With twin islands Play and Chill, PER AQUUM Niyama Maldives offers up the luxury of choice. www.minorhotels.com/en/peraquum/niyama

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Sheraton maldives Full moon resort & Spa Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa oers something for everyone. Find a haven of pure relaxation or pursue your outdoor passions; the choices here are endless. www.sheratonmaldives.com/

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constance halaveli Experience luxury living at Constance Halaveli and enjoy the hotel's private island seî…&#x;ing in the Maldives' North Ari Atol.

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KUDA HURAA BOASTS MULTIHUED SNORKELLING REEFS AND A PALM-LINED LAGOON ALONG WITH AN ENCHANTING BLEND OF MALDIVIAN CULTURE, FRIENDLY SMILES AND TROPICAL ROMANCE.

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Experience the charm of a Maldivian island village surrounded by crystal waters at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa.   Each one of Kuda Huraa’s 96 thatched beach and water accommodations were constructed by local crasmen using indigenous materials and techniques to reflect a true sense of the Maldives. Beach Bungalows and Family Beach Bungalows have their own plunge pool in a private garden surround. Water Villas, some with plunge pools, entice with large sundecks and steps down into the lagoon, while the one- and two-bedroom Water Suites have a sexy glass-walled pool and additional indoor and outdoor space for the ultimate in lagoon living. An exotic hideaway on the island of Kuda Hurra. An unspoiled island retreat at Landaa Giraavaru. A luxury, liveaboard three-deck catamaran to explore the pristine blue waters. Three sister properties in the Maldives—all fully linked by impeccable and seamless Four Seasons service— mean you can take the ultimate customized trip to a tropical paradise.

SUNSET THREE-BEDROOM WATER SUITE Enjoy mesmerizing panoramas of sun, sea and sky from lavish Sunset Three-Bedroom Water Suites at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa. ELEGANT DÉCOR Unwind within traditional stuccoed walls and a roof of Maldivian thatch, with timber floors, light, airy colours and teak furnishings. OPEN-AIR LOUNGE Relax to the sound of waves on your sheltered deck, furnished with chaises longues and a table for outdoor dining. HIGH-TECH ENTERTAINMENT An air-conditioned living area offers a flat-screen television, full stereo system, DVD/CD player and an espresso machine.

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DINING Savour fine Indian cuisine, celebrate the tastes of contemporary Italy or feast on Asian delicacies – all complemented by our cellar of handpicked fine wines. Magnificent natural seings befit the inspiring menus: Relax at a table in the sand, sele into an oceanfront pavilion, swim up to the poolside bar, or perch above the lagoon on a torchlit terrace. SEAPLANE SURFING SAFARI You’ll be on top of the world when you drop into a wave during your own customized surfing safari in the Indian Ocean. Board a seaplane with a team of expert guides to begin this exclusive Tropicsurf experience, available only at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa.

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Together, you’ll take flight and launch an epic quest to find your ultimate surfing destination. Circle strings of pearl-like islands before descending to ride perfect, empty waves in some of the Indian Ocean’s most pristine locations. Surf to your heart’s content, then paddle back to the plane for refreshments – or fly to the next break to catch a pushing tide. Go with the wind, chase the swell, savour the freedom and enjoy a journey into the heart of Maldivian surf wilderness before returning to Kuda Huraa in time for sundowners on the beach.


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ACTIvE & ADvENTUROUS From exciting land-based activities to one of the world’s most thrilling oceanic playgrounds, discover the adventurous side of the Maldives. Push your limits with beach volleyball and tennis; ride the waves with surfing and SUP; discover thrilling water sports like X-jetpacks and Seabobs; embark on dolphin cruises and shark snorkel safaris; or dive in search of mesmerising thilas and reefs. Let’s go!

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WELLNESS DEvOTEE Set sail for The Island Spa and discover a haven of serenity and solitude. Meditate on nature’s healing embrace practicing yoga in the great Kuda Huraa outdoors; focus on fitness at the gym; and submit to lunar rituals inspired by the phases of the moon. Welcome to wellness. Refresh, rebalance and rejuvenate with wellbeing classes and pioneering OSEA treatments that draw on the healing properties of the ocean – from sea oxygen and sea salt to wild-harvested seaweed and nutrient-rich sea algae.


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Restore your primal connection to the ocean through naturally radiant skin, a strong vital body and a clear calm mind. As our therapists rock you back to health, reconnect with the essence of your true self. www.fourseasons.com/maldiveskh/

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cheval Blanc randheli In a preserved environment, forty minutes north of Malé by seaplane, pristine waters and opulent vegetation offer Cheval Blanc Randheli an exceptional seing. hp://randheli.chevalblanc.com/en

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Gili lankanfushi maldives You arrive not quite knowing what to expect. You have had holidays before but never a journey. Not like this. A stone's throw from Malé airport, voyage to the height of luxury. An exclusive retreat, far from the worries of the world. Gili Lankanfushi.

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hideaway Beach resort & Spa Our 103 suites are set on the beach amongst coconut groves and lush vegetation or on stilts over our beautiful lagoon, and oer world-class facilities and uncompromised privacy. www.hideawaybeachmaldives.com/

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CONRAD MALDIVES RANGALI ISLAND Indulge in an exotic escape from the stress of daily life. Be whisked away by seaplane to our blissful island resort at the award-winning Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. The resort, renowned for its exceptional hospitality and luxury seing, has been recognized as the Indian Ocean's Leading Hotel 2016 & 2015 and the Maldives' Leading Water Villa Resort 2016 by the World Travel Awards. Our resort delivers inspired experiences – from navigating aquatic gardens to swimming with whale sharks to undersea dining. Soak up the lush tropical surroundings and unwind to nature's acoustics with mesmerizing cocktails, or take in a beautiful Maldivian sunset with a cruise on the Indian Ocean.

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A dining destination awaits gourmands with 12 award-winning restaurants and bars including the world's first undersea restaurant and the Maldives' first celebrity Chinese restaurant. Conrad Maldives was named the Indian Ocean's Leading Culinary Resort 2015 by the World Travel Awards and is a multiaward winner at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2016. Find complete peace and serenity at one of the resort's two award-winning spas set on stilts above the lagoon. The Over Water spa on Rangali Island is complete with glass-floored treatment rooms. At the end of the day, rest in the lap of island luxury in one of our spacious Water Villas featuring contemporary island-inspired decor and open designs.


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ACCOMMODATION Conrad Maldives Rangali Island offers a choice of luxurious accommodation options, spread accross two islands. The main Rangalifinolhu Island houses all of the resort's beach villas, whilst smaller Rangali Island is home to luxurious water villas and the Spa Retreat features both family Water Villas and Retreat Water Villas which have their own private spa treatment room. SUNSET WATER vILLA Infinity pool, whirlpool, Maldivian sunset view The ultimate in a luxury escape, the Sunset Water Villa is set in its own private area of the lagoon. Ride the jetboat or take the private walkway to this indulgent Maldivian hideaway. The villa features two bedrooms, a large infinity pool, a spacious living area and contemporary features and furnishings including a telescope for stargazing. The villa’s unique glass flooring in the living area offers views into the Indian Ocean below. The circular rotating bed in the master bedroom enables guests to have a 270-degree view of the ocean and follow the breath-taking sunset as it descends over the horizon.

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The ultimate Maldivian experience, guests staying in the Sunset Water Villa also benefit from the service of a personal island host at any time. This villa measures 451 sq. m./ 4,865 sq. . and sleeps up to 4 adults and 2 children, or 3 adults and 3 children.

DELUXE WATER vILLA Outdoor whirlpool, private deck, ocean and sunset views The Deluxe Water Villa features a private terrace with steps leading into the Indian Ocean below and a colorchanging whirlpool, ideal for siing and admiring the Maldivian sunset. Step into the bedroom’s abundant space, which is accented by a four poster ‘floating’ bed showcasing ocean views from every angle. This villa is complemented by leading audio-visual equipment that can be enjoyed both inside and on terrace. The Deluxe Water Villa measures 115 sq. m./1,237 sq. . and sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Parents must give their wrien consent for children under 12 to stay in over-water villas.


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RESTAURANTS AND LOUNGES Home to Ithaa, the world's first all-glass undersea restaurant, and offering the widest choice of dining and largest wine cellar in the country, all in spectacular Maldivian beachside seings. Conrad Maldives Rangali Island sets the trend for resort dining to deliver luxe resort dining in compelling surroundings. Conrad Maldives is a true gourmet's delight with a choice of 12 restaurants and bars featuring unique and individual menus, including the newly opened Ufaa by Jereme Leung as the 12th dining outlet. The dining experience at Conrad Maldives is distinguished by the diversity of cuisine and uniqueness of seings.

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Conrad Maldives Rangali Island sets the trend for dining in the country, being the first to understand that a remote location needn't prohibit fine dining and good wines. Conrad Maldives was the first resort to build an underground wine cellar; the first to create an undersea restaurant; the first to invite world-class chefs and winemakers to its islands and the first to establish a cheese bar. Conrad Maldives continues to offer the largest wine list in the region with over 20,000 boles of approximately 1,400 labels in The Wine Cellar, built two metres underground. hp://conradhotels3.hilton.com/en/ho tels/maldives/conrad-maldives-rangaliisland-MLEHICI/index.html


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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. www.adaaran.com/prestigewatervillas

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Sun aqua vilureef Sun Aqua's island and its neighboring islands nurture a rich enclave of culture and time-honored traditions. Fishermen ply the ocean in wooden dhoni, same as they have for centuries, supplying the islands with fresh seafood. hî…&#x;p://sunaqua.com/vilureef

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Dusit Thani maldives Dusit Thani Maldives blends graceful Thai hospitality with the unparalleled luxury seî…&#x;ing of the Maldives. Encircled by white sandy beaches, a stunning 360 degree living house reef and a turquoise lagoon www.dusit.com/dusiî…&#x;hani/maldives/

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LUXURY MALDIVES 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 hotel 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 resort surrounded by the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Set delicately over the lagoon, this postcard-perfect getaway offers 64 sea-view villas and suites that are luxurious and lavish; yet maintain a fine balance with nature. Our world-famous, award-winning presidential suite is, arguably, the most beautiful place on earth. At Taj Exotica Maldives, you are on Taj Time, where doing nothing is an art form. Time stands still—and yet there is never a dull moment. Within this oasis of calm set in paradise, lounge by the infinity pool or at your private beach, laze in a hammock over the blue waters and just lay below the stars at night. Go on a wildlife-spoing walk. Pure bliss. Savour the best from the culinary world with carefully selected ingredients sourced both locally and globally to please your palate. Enjoy the freshest of seafood at Deep End or choose from the extensive carefully craed menu at 24 Degrees, where you experience a performance of art assembled on your plate at the theatrical Teppanyaki kitchen. Sip leisurely on your cocktails at the Equator Bar as you take in the awe-inspiring views of fiery Indian Ocean sunsets. Needless to say, each of our restaurants offers a spectacular and unbelievably romantic ocean experience.

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Enjoy sumptuous in-room and private dining experiences. And be pampered by our world-renowned butlers, who would be happy to arrange a whole range of water sports including snorkelling and scuba diving.

Come, create a lifetime of memories every moment in this haven of tranquillity.

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vILLAS & SUITES With 64 impeccably designed villas and suites, Taj Exotica Maldives is luxury redefined. Step in to your own private haven steeped in opulence at one of these spectacular tropical villas. Experience paradise on earth. THE REHENDI PRESIDENTIAL SUITE WITH POOL This award-winning two-bedroom presidential villa suite is every bit as luxurious as it is grand. With a titanic freshwater pool and sundeck, two ‘salas’ and the hammock suspended over the turquoise lagoon, this is the best of the Maldives.

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TWO-BEDROOM BEACH vILLA SUITE WITH POOL Enjoy the dazzling view from the sunset balcony on the first floor of the Two-bedroom Beach Villa Suite with Pool. The first floor has a massive bathroom aached to the master bedroom. Get your Jiva treatments in the aached spa room. PREMIUM vILLA WITH POOL Discover these four newly designed Premium Beach Villas with Pool are situated on their own stretch of private beach that come with a master bed and bath combination with extravagant bathtubs. Sit on the sundeck and enjoy infinite views of the lagoon.


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ESSENCE OF ENvIRONMENT Repeatedly voted the best hotel in the Maldives, Taj Exotica is designed to bring you the best of this exquisite island experience. Enjoy a blissful, romantic and relaxing environment like none other—on Taj Time. ACTIvITIES Taj Exotica Maldives is located on one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives, famed for its white sand beaches and exquisite corals. The clear seas are ideal to get your adrenaline rush with scuba diving, snorkelling and parasailing.

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LUXURY MALDIVES UNIQUE DINING At Taj Exotica Maldives, we offer private dining in mesmeric seings, with handcraed menus and impeccable service. Our finely curated dining experiences play up the exquisite resort ambience, beachfront and ocean view— ultimately romantic! DEEP-END-RESTAURANT Built out in the water, on stilts, this aptly named restaurant comes alive at sunset and continues into the wee hours of the morning. Savour the flavours of sumptuous grilled and seafood delicacies at this ambient restaurant with the twinkling stars overhead and the waters of the Indian ocean underfoot. Truly a feast for all senses.

JIvA SPA The tropical bliss of the island and blue harmony of the ocean seem to spill into the Jiva Grande Spa - an oasis of privacy at the far end of the resort. Across the picture-postcard courtyard garden, surrounded by the stillness of the vast lagoon, you'll find the over-water spa pavilions, each with a private sundeck and relaxation space. Wood waltzes with stone to recreate sensuous luxury and subtle elegance. While the Vastu philosophies of space design create cocoons of romance, harmony, intimacy and warmth. Revel in glorious signature treatments inspired by India's ancient royalty and blissful authentic ayurveda therapies at the Signature Indian Royal Mud Bathing Experience Pavilion and the Ayurveda Sanctuary Pavilion. The spa experience holistically includes a Yoga and Meditation Pavilion, two breathtaking over-water couple spa suites and the Heat, Hydro and Relaxation Pavilion, with its welcoming sauna, generous relaxation deck and waterbeds. Also included are varied and eclectic culinary spa delights. hps://taj.tajhotels.com/en-in/taj-exoticamaldives/

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Furaveri island resort & Spa A perfect getaway offering an unmatched experience for individuals, couples or families in the exotic Raa Atoll in the north central region ad set on 23 hectare island.

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loama resort maldives at maamigili Experience a stunning natural tapestry of sunkissed lagoons, palm-fringed beaches and postcard-perfect panoramas of a Maldives island spread over 100 hectares of pristine coral reef within the Raa Atoll. www.loamahotelsandresorts.com

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Kandolhu island Even in the Maldives, an island so perfectly formed as Kandolhu is rare. The island is lush, with wide sandy beaches surrounding the emerald green and is home to one of the most colourful and lively house reef in the Maldives. www.kandolhu.com

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aaaVeee NATURE’S PARADISE aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise Island located on Dhoores island in Dhaalu Atoll is the ultimate Nature’s holiday destination in the Maldives. The island has features both above and underwater that make this one of the most beautiful islands in this atoll. Designed and developed using local architectural components, this is the ultimate eco-resort featuring minimalistic designs, incorporating the concept of harmonizing the real Maldivian Nature’s with all the necessary amenities.

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The island is a mere 8 hectare jewel located on the northern part of Dhaalu atoll, just 30 minutes seaplane ride from Male’. Unlike most other resorts, aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise features Maldivian style eco-bungalows designed and built with a combination of local materials that blend with her natural environment. Majority of the

island has been kept untouched to provide the guest up-close-and-personal the ‘typical’ island paradise that is the Maldives. The thick forest of the island has been virtually untouched through which guests can wonder and experience what a real Nature’s paradise in Maldives is like. Relax in one of our unique tree-top relaxing platforms or at the Nature’s discovery decks just above the water. When you feel like being close to Nature’s, come to aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise for a holiday experience that will take your breath away.

A total of 33 eco-friendly rooms are available with three categories of accommodation options that are unique to aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise.


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KOTARI – PRIvATE SAND DECK vILLA These are the most stylish, aaaVeee style accommodation available in the island. Few meters away from the beach, just inside the vegetation line, under the shades of the beautiful palms that sway. Similar to the other options, majority of the woodwork features coconut timber and local materials. Truly Maldivian feel of design concept these rooms are specially developed aer studying, reviewing and with the feedback by many travel agents, tour operators. The coconut trees that were removed from the island for construction have been used, making this a very eco-friendly room type. These renewable resources have been obtained from within the island which brings sustainability to new heights. Each room has an outdoor coconut wooden deck with privacy screens. The doors are made to resemble the traditional Maldivian style of wood work and carpentry used in the old days. Similarly, the use of locally made rope and other parts from the coconut trees make this a truly Maldivian room. Even the curtains have been selected with bright colours and materials that were used in local houses more than 30 years ago. The light fiings, sofas and chairs inside the room are all handmade using local timber. A totally different green environment slightly inside the island, few steps away from the beach, each Kotari has a private sand deck with a beautiful staircase. These private sand decks, with the blue ocean view and the greenery is the reason, why it’s been the choice of many. This is something unique to aaaVeee and not seen yet in other resort. The front yard features carefully selected local trees and shrubs, and a relaxing deck. Each room has an outdoor shower where guests can have the full view of the islands’ tree canopy. The outdoor shower area has coconut trees which were deliberately le to avoid them being cut down for construction. These rooms are in block of 4 and located close to each other, by the thick vegetation.

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BEACH vILLA These are individual bungalows designed with a traditional Maldivian architectural style. Coconut timber and other local wood materials used in the

construction bring the local Maldivian architecture in its true glory. These rooms are a modernized version of a traditional Maldivian house. The name “Gothi” in local language means a plot of land with a house. Each room has an outdoor private veranda with a local swing, something that is rarely seen in any resort. To ensure maximum privacy, each Goathi has a fence on either side made from coconut thatch. The open air front yard outside the room has a separate resting area with chairs and a table where you can have a private meal, sip a drink or read a book in the full comfort of total privacy. Similarly, the furniture and other elements also resemble true Maldivian architecture. The doors are made to resemble the traditional Maldivian style of wood work and carpentry used in the old days. Similarly, the use of locally made rope and other parts from the coconut trees will make you feel like living in a traditional Maldivian house. Even the curtains have been selected with bright colours and materials that were used in local houses more than 30 years ago. The light fiings, sofas and chairs inside the room are all handmade using local timber. The front yard features carefully selected local trees and shrubs, and a relaxing deck when you feel like staying outdoors. Guests will have full privacy with the fencing between the rooms. Stepping outside your room will instantly make you feel like walking in to Maldivian forest. KOTARI KOLHU Suite Two large spacious family rooms are available with a large decking outdoor for the family. These rooms are also connectable if required. This provides the option for large families who want to stay together. With a more contemporary modern style, the rooms’ interiors are more spacious – with an outdoor shower area. The surroundings are fenced with trees to give maximum privacy. These rooms also have a private local swing made from the finest local timber, most of which were from the trees from the island itself. Kotari Kolhu is is deal for those traveling with families or who wants more space inside the room.


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The underwater world of aaaveee Nature’s Paradise Not many resort islands are blessed with good house reefs worthy of diving, but Dhoores is one exception. The unexplored reef is a heaven for wall divers. Being an unexplored region, the reef has not been dived much which has certainly made its mark. The caverns and overhangs are crowded with colourful sponges, so corals and a variety of hard corals. There are many swim-through inside the caverns that make it ideal for divers to explore this beautiful house reef. The pelagic life is also worthy of aention as plenty of fish are found both at deep and shallow areas of the reef. Whether you are an experienced diver or a beginner, a dive to the house reef will definitely be worth a try. The reefs around her are no exception. The combination of a great house reef and many nearby reefs makes aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise a perfect concoction for divers of all levels. Diving is fun at aaaveee Nature Paradise Diving at aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise is all about fun and enjoying. Divers of all levels can enjoy the best dives sites in north of Dhaalu atoll. If you are a beginner, we have special introductory courses that new divers can try before deciding to undertake the full course. For certified divers, a number of diving options are available from house reef dives to the more advance divers to nearby reefs and channels that feature some of the best underwater geography and marine life.

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koveli Ashi – Jungle decks If you like to be secluded and get away from everything, then head to one of our jungle decks. These elevated decks are strategically located around the island inside the thick forest overlooking the seaview. The concept of jungle decks have been developed in the island to provide the best Nature’s experience that is one of a kind in the Maldives. Decks are developed away from rooms and totally secluded to give the maximum privacy for guests. These elevated decks are ideal to spend quality and private time with your loved ones – overlooking the surrounding Nature from above, hearing the only sound of nature. koVeli Ashis are ideal places to relax away from the sun. They are located away from the rooms and other guest facilities in the island. Sleep, relax, or read a story book while being infused in the Nature’s of our beautiful island.

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nika island resort & Spa, maldives NIKA ISLAND RESORT is the only island in the Maldives where you will find private beaches in every villa, it's the ideal place for complete relaxation. www.nikaisland.com.mv

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Bringing a timeless sense of style to the pristine lagoons and rich waters of the Maldives’ Baa Atoll, Finolhu will be a refined, retro-inspired island paradise for the fun-loving beach-erati, and an unexpected revival of the halcyon days of the classic chic getaway. www.finolhu.com

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Gangehi island resort Located on the outskirts of North Ari Atoll, Gangehi Island is a small luxury resort reached within 25 minutes by seaplane from the capital Male’. www.gangehi.com

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Ja man JA Manafaru, where couples can celebrate in paradise and where families can enjoy the spacious multi-bedroom beach villas. Your taste buds will be seduced at seven different restaurants by the exceptional cuisine created from locally produced ingredients. Your soul will be revived with relaxing treatments at the spa, traditional cultural experiences, engaging seaside activities and underwater discoveries designed to create unforgeable memories.

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To complement the stunning island beach, our resort also features three main swimming pools, a PADI dive centre, water sports school, spa, wellness pavilion, recreation activities on land, family entertainment area and dedicated kids club.


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nuFaru Rooms & Suites With a choice of six dierent accommodation options, you can make sure your stay at JA Manafaru matches your idea of a sublime island vacation.

From sheltered Beach Bungalows that nestle in tropical growth to Water Villas with expansive ocean views, we have both romantic couple enclaves and spacious family villas. A total of 84 rooms and villas exist in harmony with nature on the island.

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Sunrise Water villas with Infinity Pools Sunrise over the Indian Ocean is a sight to behold, with a pastel palee gently transforming the dark blue island sky canvas into a masterpiece of colour that is reflected onto the ocean itself. The neutral tones of your Sunrise Water Villas with Infinity Pool contrast beautifully with this symphony of colour. Vistas across the Indian Ocean can be enjoyed from multiple vantage points in this 110 square metre area with its extensive private deck and infinity plunge pool. JA Manafaru Sunrise Water VillasThe high ceiling adds to the airy atmosphere and you can observe the exotic marine life through a glass panel in the floor. Along with generous sleeping and lounging space, you also have a partially open-air bathroom with a rain shower and i-Spa bathtub. Our Sunrise Water Villas with Infinity Pools can accommodate up to two adults and two children or three adults and one child.

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Royal Island Two Bedroom Suites with Private Pools Complete privacy, an impressive pool, sauna, steam room and even an exclusive spa treatment room are some of the features of our Royal Island Two Bedroom Suites with infinity pools. This luxury two-storey beach residence covers an area of 600 square metres, with two bedrooms, outdoor bathrooms featuring i-Spa facilities, private sundeck with loungers and daybed. grand beach pavillion, ja manafaru Enter this lavish suite aer passing through a courtyard with ornamental ponds. An elegant dining room and living area open up to a sundeck which borders the infinity pool. A few steps through the lush greenery lead to a private beach area with a secluded beach cabana.


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Diving Diving With the guidance of our experienced, reassuring PADI 5 star dive team, you can discover the extraordinary marine life around the Haa Alif atoll. Comprehensive and multilingual diving courses in nine languages are offered for all diving levels. Novice divers will enjoy gaining confidence in the shallow depths of our house reef, while more experienced divers and underwater photographers can visit some of our favourite local dive sites further afield.

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World-class dining in the Maldives Food and travel are inseparable and at JA Manafaru, we take you on a culinary journey across seven world-class dining destinations, guaranteed to tempt even the most sophisticated palate. With three of our restaurants being awarded Wine Spectacular Award of Excellence 2014 for our extensive wine selection and a kaleidoscope of flavours featuring fresh local produce and native spices of the region, you can experience the culture and flavours of the world, on our secluded island hideaway. Whether you are looking for a romantic beachfront dinner, fresh seafood feast, traditional Maldivian dining experience or poolside snack, you will be spoilt for choice. www.jaresortshotels.com/Properties /JAManafaru/overview.aspx

Calm Spa Meander through the lush island pathways to discover the hidden oasis of Calm Spa, nestled amongst the mangroves. A haven of pure relaxation, guests can experience a blissful journey to revitalize, rejuvenate or simply retreat. Calm Spa’s professional therapists can customize treatments and programmes according to your needs and each of the nine ultra-private treatment rooms features an open-air rain shower and bath tub. Guests are also welcome to enjoy complimentary access to Calm Spa’s hydrotherapy bath, sauna and steam room, before or aer your treatment and also relax in our herbal infused Relaxation Garden.

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vivanta By Taj - coral reef Vivanta By Taj – Coral Reef, Maldives has all the exotic ocean views and dramatic sunsets you need for the perfect tropical holiday

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Kihaad maldives Recently redesigned and restyled, Kihaad Resort Maldives – nestled on its own 600 meter long and coconut-shaped Island in Baa Atoll, Maldives – www.kihaad.com/en/

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holiday inn resort Kandooma maldives Find your tropical island paradise at the lagoonfacing Holiday Inn Resort ÂŽKandooma Maldives. www.maldives.holidayinnresorts.com

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JUMEIRAH DHEVANAFU

A SECRET HIDEAWAY IN THE INDIAN OCEAN Nestled at the south end of the Maldives in the heart of the Indian Ocean, Jumeirah Dhevanafushi was created for life's tranquil pleasures. Stretched across two islands, our enchanting hideaway offers everything you need to get away from it all. Lush foliage, crystal blue waters and stretches of white sandy beach create a sanctuary. It is no exaggeration to call this paradise. We offer an extensive list of comforts to make your stay special. Stimulate your senses in one of our restaurants, at the Talise Spa, or simply reinvigorate with a swim among the coral reef.

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Surrounded by the exotic beauty of the Indian Ocean, our island hideaway surely boasts some of the most remote luxury to be found on earth. Located 400 kilometres from the capital Male, guests can arrive at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi by a short domestic flight. We look forward to welcoming you in the glow of our year-round tropical climate.


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TWO BEDROOM OCEAN SANCTUARY SUNSET WITH PRIvATE POOL Our Two Bedroom Ocean Sanctuary Sunset with Private Pool promises to surpass your every fantasy. A one of its kind property, perched above the world’s most iridescent waters and privy to magnificent sunsets. Exceptionally spacious, its interior decor is ocean life inspired to create serenity and harmony, while the marble bath features will resonate with your love of luxury. The private deck extends a welcome to the ocean or a moment in your exclusive pool. Our Private Butler service will ensure your every requirement is aended to.

OCEAN REvIvE SUNSET vILLA WITH PRIvATE POOL Our Ocean Revives Sunset villa offers an elevated sense of splendour, perfectly positioned to watch memorable sunsets and uniquely built directly over the Indian Ocean’s waters. Vast interiors in soothing hues will delight you, from the convivial living and dining area to the tranquil bathroom, all with stunning panoramic views. Step out onto your private deck and choose between a journey into the ocean or a dive into your exclusive pool.

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FLAvOURS AS vIBRANT AS THE NIGHT SKY Delight your senses with the sumptuous menus of our three restaurants at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi. Every menu offers a tough choice, dishes incorporating the freshest locally sourced ingredients available. Our approach to dining is simple; we let flavour speak for itself, creating combinations as memorable as our island seing. From the succulence of the food to our welcoming hospitality, you’ll find every meal exceptional at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi.

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If you would like to customise your dining experience, from dining with your toes in the cool waters of our ideally located main swimming pool, to a private sunken dig or a celebration among friends with an exclusive meal on our stretch of white sandy beach, all our unique Dining by Design experiences come complete with your own personal chef for a meal that's truly one of a kind. MUMAYAZ Enjoy dinner under the stars at this beachside restaurant, which offers fine dining against the splendour of the Indian Ocean. The so white sand at your feet and bright night sky overhead sets the scene for gastronomic indulgence.


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KHIBAR Watch all the colours of a Maldivian sunset from the vantage point of our scenic Khibar. An extensive cocktail menu makes every drink a masterpiece, with home-infused vodkas and expert combinations created by our own master mixologist. JOHARA Johara, quite literally a taste of paradise. With bold, fresh flavours of contemporary pan asian specialities on the menu, Johara is a playground for pleasure seekers. Losing track of time is just part of the experience.

AZARA International cuisine meets the Maldivian landscape in a world of flavour at Azara. Beginning with freshly baked pastries at breakfast, this restaurant offers a full day of culinary delights. Feast from our á la carte lunch and dinner menus while you enjoy the tranquil beauty of the beach. The Indian Ocean lapping at the shore only adds to the restaurant's charm.

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TALISE SPA The luxury of Talise Spa finds a particularly tranquil seing at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, where its signature spa experience overlooks the Maldivian coastline.

Romantic spaces for couples offer intimate moments of true relaxation, while our extensive spa menu offers individual treatments tailored to your needs.

A holistic approach to wellbeing reconnects you with nature, with signature treatments delivered by our expert spa therapists.

Whether it’s a deep tissue massage or a purifying facial, we'll take you on a journey to meet a calmer, more relaxed you.

Your experience becomes a journey of self discovery rather than just a feel-good experience. Each treatment is personalised to your individual requirements and gives you more than just a feeling of relaxation. Talise unfolds a sense of deep tranquility and balance for complete holistic rejuvenation

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ACTIvITIES Adventure and relaxation collide at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi resort. Surrounded by some of the most breathtaking natural wonders in the world, we oer beachside luxury and underwater wonders to keep you busy. Explore the Indian Ocean above and below, with a variety of watersports for every interest. From deep sea ďŹ shing to snorkelling and everything in between, our team of professionals can help you make a splash in the crystal waters surrounding the resort.

Back on dry land, you can unwind in true luxury. Our signature Talise spa, sandy beaches and decadent restaurants help you slow the pace and savour your surroundings in ultimate comfort. www.jumeirah.com/en/hotelsresorts/maldives/jumeirah-dhevanafushi/

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Park Hya Maldives Hadahaa Park Hya Maldives Hadahaa is a barefoot luxury resort, evoking a remote, untouched paradise. Its unique location, away from the teeming atolls of the north, blesses its guests with a pure Maldivian experience. hps://maldiveshadahaa.park.hya.com/en/ho tel/home.html

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LUX* South Ari Atoll Whether seeking a peaceful hideaway or active adventure, the picture-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu is home to LUX* South Ari Atoll, a luxury resort where your fantasy of a laid-back, desert island paradise is about to come true. www.luxresorts.com/en/hotelmaldives/luxsouthariatoll

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OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo A Luxury All-Inclusive Resort. Amidst the exotic turquoise hues of South Male Atoll lies the tranquil island of Maadhoo -home to the BRAND NEW Lifestyle Luxury Resort - OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo hî…&#x;p://ozen-maadhoo.com/

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VotED thE‘InDIAn ocEAn'S LEADIng LuxurY rESort’ AnD thE ‘InDIAn ocEAn'S LEADIng VILLA rESort & SpA’ At thE 2014 WorLD trAVEL AWArDS, AYADA MALDIVES IS A prIVAtE ISLAnD rESort offErIng A truLY LuxurIouS rEtrEAt WIth A gEnuInE MALDIVIAn StYLE. www.discovermaldives.co LUXURY REDEFINED

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Set in the relatively unexplored Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the south of the country – just a few kilometres above the equator – the luxury resort offers 112 spacious villas and suites, all with private pools, butler service and thoughtful fivestar detailing. Traditional thatched-roof watervillas stand on stilts over the resort’s peaceful lagoon, while beach villas offer absolute privacy amid tropical greenery alongside powder-so palm-lined white beaches. Food lovers can explore the six restaurants, while those seeking complete relaxation will find their haven in the large spa which boasts a Turkish Hammam and eight private treatment villas. 

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The resort is noted for its gardens and tropical greenery and is ringed by a pristine coral reef where dolphins are frequent visitors. The active can explore the area on a host of excursions while at the resort they can play tennis or badminton, take up watersports, learn yoga, Pilates or Zumba or simply hit the 24-hour gym. Outstanding diving and snorkeling opportunities surround the island on reefs that have barely been visited by humans while some of the Maldives’ best surfing breaks are just a quick speedboat journey away. Weddings take place just before sunset in one of the most beautiful private wedding chapels in the Maldives set in a tree-lined garden, or on the beach under a gazebo draped with flowing material.


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Ayada Royal Ocean Suite With its distinct location on the edge of the jey, this duplex split level presidential suite is considered an island enclave and offers spacious bedrooms on the ground and upper floors, a lavish living area and an upper floor terrace providing a 180 degrees view of the Indian Ocean and the horizon with absolute privacy.

AySpa On offer at AySpa are 8 spacious and tranquil treatment villas some with their own hydrotheraphy baths, a segregated steam and sauna area, a cold plunge pool, a warm vitality pool and offers Maldives' first vichy room and private Turkish Hammam including an elaborate marble plinth that can be reserved for private use. An elegant boutique offering a wide variety of ESPA products. www.ayada.info

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Marina Boutique Hotel Creating harmony with nature, Marina Boutique Hotel in Maldive's Gnaviyani Atoll, Fuvahmulah and experience the Dream Maldives Holiday and discover the true Maldivian life and culture by staying on a local island. www.marinaboutiquehotel.com/

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Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives A Premium All-Inclusive Resort.Stand-alone Beach villas spreading idyllically along a mesmeric two kilometer long turquoise lagoon, showcasing vast living spaces with accentuating Maldivian interiors, offers a hassle-free five star resort experience with a premium All-inclusive holiday plan – Platinum Plus www.atmosphere-kanifushi.com/

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Milaidhoo Island Maldives Come, kick off your shoes and let us tell you a story . . . once upon a time there was a tiny tropical island, an emerald drop of paradise wrapped in so white sands, surrounded by a vibrant coral reef, lapped by warm turquoise waters and hidden in the heart of a UNESCO biosphere reserve.

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onE&onLY Surrounded by the wonders of the Indian Ocean, One&Only Reethi Rah makes its home on one of the largest islands in North Malé Atoll. A jewel among a string of coral atolls, lagoons and white sands, it is about 700 km (430 mi) southwest of Sri Lanka. ACCOMMODATION Sleek and spectacular, with extraordinary privacy and exceptional views. An invitation to relax and recharge.

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GRAND BEACH VILLA WITH POOL Exceptionally private, these are amongst the most spacious villas on the island offering two bedrooms, separate dining and siing room, and a spacious bathroom with a luxurious soaking tub designed for two. Shady verandas, ideal for al fresco dining, provide a generous outdoor seating area, a private 50m² / 538² pool, and canopied day bed. TWO-VILLA RESIDENCE WITH POOL Two Beach Villas just a few steps apart and joined by an interconnected beach. A perfect option for families or groups, one villa features a King-size bed, the other offers two Queen size beds. Each villa has a veranda, and the 23m2 / 2482 pool and outdoor shower is shared.


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rEEthI rAh CUISINE A world of exotic flavours. An ambience of pure island chic. REETHI RESTAURANT Impeccable service and a low-key ambience create the perfect seing for a glorious fusion menu of Far Eastern, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines. Floor-to-ceiling glass screens reveal the ‘open-concept’ show kitchen, and a walk-in wine cellar housing an extensive collection of the world's greatest vintages doubles as a private dining room for special events.

TAPASAKE Contemporary Japanese cuisine is served tapasstyle with a modern twist, along with a selection of innovative sake cocktails. Regular deliveries from around the world ensure that Tapasake's sushi and sashimi meet the highest standards, whilst an innovative flair adds fascinating flavours to a variety of small plate dishes. Traditional sakes as well as a wine list highlighting an exciting collection of Rieslings and Pinot Noirs complement the food particularly well. Tapasake's outdoor area offers an unrivalled atmosphere with four open-air Teppanyaki stations.

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SPA & FITNESS Serenity found. Harmony restored.

ACTIVITIES A vibrant island playground in a faraway sea.

A blissful sanctuary inspired by nature. Created by One&Only, together with ESPA.

Artist Studio Creative energies soar to new heights when lifelong passions are pursued in paradise. Imagine learning to paint in the gallery of a renowned artist, or in the privacy of your own villa.

Unwind. Restore. Elevate. Embracing indigenous, Ayurvedic and authentic therapies, extraordinarily personalised experiences are tailored to specific needs and desires. Exquisite treatment villas with spectacular ocean views are complemented by separate male and female relaxation areas with swirling vitality pools, crystal steam rooms, saunas and the healing waters of a Watsu pool.

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Climbing wall Five distinct rock climbing routes provide a fun and challenging experience for all ages. Shopping Presenting fashion that is at once timeless and the height of style, the boutiques at One&Only Reethi Rah are expertly curated to appeal to the most sophisticated tastes. Three individual boutiques oer everything from designer labels to high-end beach and resort wear. www.oneandonlyresorts.com/one-and-onlyreethi-rah-maldives

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The Residence Maldives A world away from the everyday, The Residence Maldives creates the time and space for you to rediscover the meaning of relaxation, well taken care of by our aentive yet discreet hospitality. hp://cenizaro.com/theresidence/maldives-fm

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Diamonds Thudufushi Beach & Water Villas Welcome to the magniďŹ cent Diamonds Thudufushi Beach and Water Villas. The island features elegant beach bungalows and luxury over water villas. thudufushibeach.diamondsresorts.com/eng

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Hurawalhi Island Resort Hurawalhi Resort Maldives is destined to be the number one choice for anyone and everyone looking for a luxury beach retreat at one of the world’s most wished-for holiday destinations. hî…&#x;p://hurawalhi.com/

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This is how the dream starts at one of the iconic Maldives luxury resorts. Soaring over the sea, gaze down at rings of islands in circles of white and brilliant blue. Skip over the waves in your aquatic limousine. On shore at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi Maldives, the waking dream becomes even more surreal. Float at infinity’s edge. Spa underwater. Swim from your villa’s interior to cascading decks. In the Maldivian tongue, ‘Huvafen Fushi’ means ‘Dream Island’. Shape your own fantasy in a bold realm of freedom set against the canvas of the Indian Ocean.

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BUNGALOWS AND PAVILIONS Our luxury hotels in Maldives feature starry nights and sunny days bathe you in the beauty of the island. Every bungalow and pavilion gis you with a private pool. Immerse in its cooling waters in your free-from-prying-eyes courtyard ashore or atop a lavish sundeck over the lagoon. In addition to your private oasis pool, each room type is equipped with air-conditioning, an oversized bed embracing you with Free linens, plasma screens, a Bose surround sound system and iPod music library, personal espresso machine, bar, luxury bath amenities and rainfall showers.

THREE BEDROOM CUBE WITH POOL Slip past the palms and come inside. A secret sanctuary. A garden enclave in a world of its own. Your inner child enters first, into a room filled with games—videogame consoles, a pool table, table tennis. Sophistication slinks in next: The foyer opens to a living room and upper floor filled with high-tech toys, from individual iPods loaded with tunes to plasma screens to DVD players. Indulge your appetites with a fully outfied kitchen, walkin pantry, wine fridge and two mini-bars. Outside, a private Eden awaits. Plunge into your private pool and let the ripples douse the deck. Hear the sizzle of the barbecue grill. Or just lounge, enveloped in cushions, as the sun kisses your skin. A Maldives residence of your own, a place to celebrate with family or friends. Enjoy casual poolside barbecues and CUBE’s select wines in the shade of so palms. Inhale ocean breezes and the scent of wild green. Laze into twilight on the front deck with garden opening onto private cove. Imagination spaces for adrenaline, for stillness, for life sublime.

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DINING Salted. In the raw. Chilled in the glass, by the bole or in a mod cave deep in the island’s underground heart. Our innovative Maldives restaurants, let your mouth explore the island’s most sensual pleasures. ITALIAN FOGLIANI'S At the heart of Fogliani’s, a traditional wood-fired oven sits rooted in the sand alongside coconut trees, as if it has always been there. As well as deli-style casual bites, Fogliani’s offers an array of contemporary specialties – handmade pastas with broccolini and pea tendrils, buernut squash pizza with goat’s cheese, rocca pesto and pine nuts – as well as the challenge to create your own flavour infusion pizza. FINE DINING SALT The pop of Beluga caviar. Bursts of miniature oceans. Embark on a culinary journey at Salt, the resort’s ultimate seafood dining experience. Salt’s chefs lavish you with luxurious flavours from land and sea as you perch atop the Maldives’ crystal waters in an over water pavilion. Dine on the al fresco decks, glimpse into the open kitchen from your private dining cove and celebrate with a fine wine to add to the atmosphere.


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IMMERSE YOURSELF IN ISLAND DIVERSIONS Streaks of yellow, red, silver, indigo dart like the strokes of an abstract painting. Pale blue buerflies hover in the currents. And a giant grouper coasts in a prehistoric lumber through the waters. Explore the many things to do in Maldives. Set sail above – in dhonis, catamarans, kitesurfing, kayaking or taking to the skies in a seaplane over the gem-tone waters of the Indian Ocean. LIME SPA COME OUT OF YOUR SHELL Sink into relaxation in the depths of the worldfirst underwater spa treatment rooms. Watery voyeurs cast their eyes on indulgent rituals. Angelfish gaze on body scrubs of sugar and aromatic oils. Damsels coast elegantly against a hot black stone massage. Float through multi-day journeys of hydrating wraps, intuitive massage, couture facials and underwater dream therapy.

LIME Spa, our unique underwater spa in Maldives, invites you to try something new and different. Drop your robe, your cares, anything else that has been weighing you down. What awaits you? Hot rocks. Cold ice. Champagne and truffles for the skin. The purity of Maldivian virgin coconut oil. Couture facials tailored to you. And the world’s first underwater spa rooms. Peruse LIME’s avant-garde treatments. www.minorhotels.com/en/peraquum/huvafenfushi

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four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru Immerse yourself in the prestine tropical beauty of this remote island hideaway at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru www.fourseasons.com/maldiveslg/

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Maalifushi by COMO COMO Maalifushi is the first luxury resort in the Maldives to open in the pristine Thaa Atoll in the archipelago’s southwest. With overwater villas and beach suites, Maalifushi is therefore the ultimate away-from-it-all destination for families, couples, surfers and divers.

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Kanuhura not only crystallises idyllic Maldives; it sublimates the castaway experience beyond its exclusive sea-moored and secluded nature-haven villas. www.kanuhura.com/en/

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LET IT GLOW AT THE NEWLY RESTYLED LUXURY PLAYGROUND IN THE MALDIVES W Maldives is a private island in a wonderland of white sand beaches, turquoise lagoons and breathtaking house coral reefs, providing a new cuing edge, contemporary lifestyle experience and an exclusive escape. W Maldives features 78 private escapes – each with its own plunge pool and sundeck; six gourmet eateries and lounge bars, including 15BELOW, the Maldives only underground nightclub, literally located 15 steps below the island surface, and an overwater AWAY® Spa for an ultimate escape.

For the adventurous, dive deep into the crystal blue ocean or explore the private house reef, still declared one of the best house reef in the Maldives.

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W WOW OCEAN ESCAPE Unwind to the ultimate degree in this twobedroom junior suite that stretches over water, a private playground of serenity and never-ending ocean views. These luxury water villas in Maldives will never let you run out of room to wander, lounge, revel and relax with a super-spacious sundeck, where an oversized infinity plunge pool and sophisticated design elements surprise in style at every turn. Spend all day swimming or snorkelling in the gorgeous lagoon with direct access just down the steps from your deck. Catch your breath with a siesta on the daybed, also a perfect spot for stargazing all night long. Grill up a feast on the barbeque, and indulge on the freshest catch of the day with a fine vintage from the wine fridge while kicking back at the indoor/outdoor living space with comfy couches and a dining area. A refreshment centre, powder room and glass floor complete the vibrant seing.

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Dri away to dreamland in the master suite’s kingsized signature W bed with spectacular views of the horizon and a 50” plasma TV in the siing area. In the junior suite with its own bathroom and entertainment area with 43” LCD TV, snuggle up in twin signature W beds. WONDERFUL BEACH OASIS Bask in the designer simplicity of this bi-level beach villa in Maldives. A spacious outdoor lower deck (118 square meters) covers all the custom amenities of absolute tropical luxury, starting with a plunge pool and a circular daybed, nestled within absolute privacy. Dipping in the crystal clear Indian Ocean or running your toes through pristine white sands is just moments away from your doorstep.


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Stay indoors forever with the 42” plasma TV, BOSE® sound system, complimentary High Speed Internet Access, king-sized signature W bed, wine fridge and delightful Munchie Box. Bathe under blue skies or bright stars in the open roof bath area with standalone bathtub, rainforest shower and Bliss® Spa bath amenities. Upstairs, a swing daybed, fridge and BBQ area beckon in hideaway living space, complete with unobstructed sweeping views of the coast and soothing sea breezes. Keep everyone together with interconnecting twin rooms.

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W FOOD & DRINK Indulge yourself in our 3 vibrant restaurants with a view, 2 lounge concepts and Maldives only underground bar and club - 15Below. FISH - SPECIALTY RESTAURANT Food lovers will indulge in a culinary experience at FISH, the newly restyled overwater signature seafood restaurant in Maldives seing the trend of what’s new and next in the gourmet scene. Featuring “Ocean to table” cuisine concept with a strong focus on the freshness of local ingredients from the sea, this specialty venue is a must for a unforgeable outdoor romance dinner. With breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, every table is the best seat in the house to taste fish from the surrounding reefs or international selections transformed into delicacies flirting with Asian sensibilities.

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FIRE - BEACHFRONT GRILL RESTAURANT Get close to nature and go barefoot at our tables nestled among palm trees under the stars – FIRE is where free spirits can indulge in casual outdoor dining in Maldives, feasting on barbeque and reconnecting with nature. Dig into spit-roasted lamb or suckling pig at the barbeque, or create an original dish from your favourite ingredients at the Mongolian barbeque station. An open-fire grill features a selection of quality meats and fresh local seafood to pleasure your palate. An open tandoor oven presents naan bread, marinated chicken, fish or seafood accompanied by a variety of curry dishes and traditional condiments.


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AT THE NEWLY RESTYLED LUXURY PLAYGROUND W Retreat & Spa – Maldives is a private island in a wonderland of white sand beaches, turquoise lagoons and breath-taking reefs, providing a new cuing-edge, contemporary lifestyle experience and an exclusive escape and indulgence in a pristine seaside sanctuary. Ideally located on the very exotic island of Fesdu in the North Ari Atoll and surrounded by the best-known dive sites in the Maldives, the luxury playground is just a 25minute seaplane ride from Male, the nation’s capital and location of Ibrahim Naseer International Airport (MLE).

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ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW Reflecting the W style, the Acceleration and Deceleration facilities at W Retreat & Spa Maldives are the absolute latest, offering our guests plenty of things to do in the Maldives.

Accelerate at FIT, a state of the art fitness centre where energizing is easy. Then there’s the beach water sports and DOWN UNDER® dive centre. Alternatively, decelerate. Research escapism and discover true pampering at the AWAY® Spa. WAVE - WATER SPORTS CENTRE Water sports in the Maldives are among the best in the world. If you are looking for a place where you are surrounded with turquoise waters and waves fuelled with energy, then it’s time to grab your fins and head to WAVE – our in house water sports centre. WATER SPORTS Pick up a suroard and hit the waves at what is known as one of the best surfing sites in the Maldives or go windsurfing and enjoy the seaside winds. Explore the waters surrounding the resort or venture to the nearby uninhabited islands with a guided jet-ski tour on our Wave Runner Jet Ski. See a spot that you’d like to explore? Hop off your jet-ski and dive in to the water, it’s all waiting for you.

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Craving for something a lile more extraordinary? Escape from the world below and go parasailing. Our special parasail boat, Dream, and parachute will let you fly up above and glide in the sky as you take in views of the vibrant Maldivian islands and spectacular turquoise waters. AWAY SPA Turn off the world and emerge rejuvenated, revitalized and back in the game. Let's face it, your skin needs some love, and true relaxation is more than skin deep. From full body time-outs to sensational treatments to surprise your spirit, we'll whisk you AWAY from it all whenever you need it.


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WEDDINGS Say "I do" in paradise. Our white sand beach overlooking the sparkling Indian Ocean will make your wedding ceremony in the Maldives nothing short of extraordinary. Aer the ceremony, celebrate your wedding with a vibrant outdoor reception, lit by romantic lanterns and toast your big day with a signature W cocktail or two. Just let us know how to make your day spectacular and we'll do the rest. Discover our eclectic wedding venues, perfect for the small intimate ceremony with just you and your other half, or for a fabulous celebration with your closest friends and family. Choose from having it on our resort’s beaches or opt for the star treatment as you make your vows on our private island, Gaathafushi. www.wmaldives.com

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The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort Nestled on a private island in a Maldivian atoll, this grand retreat beckons guests to uncover natural splendour and thriving marine life.

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Roxy Maldives Resort Scubaspa Maldives Scubaspa is a luxury level holiday provider which offers exactly what its unique ... on board a stunning, purpose built cruise vessel in the paradisaic Maldives. www.scubaspa.com

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Cocoon Maldives Cocoon Maldives is a design resort immersed in an uncommon natural seî…&#x;ing: a pristine atoll in the middle of the Indian Ocean on the OokolhuďŹ nolhu Island, one of the 54 islands in the Lhaviyani Atoll. hwww.cocoonmaldives.com

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coco prIVé KuDA hIthI ISLAnD At the heart of the Maldives, you will discover one of the most exclusive of all the Maldivian islands; Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island - a destination designed for the discerning few, where privacy and exclusivity extend far beyond the expectations of the ordinary.

Enjoy the warm waters that gently lap against the white sands, stroll amongst the beautiful tropical scenery, or choose one of the many bespoke pastimes available on the island. Soak up the feeling of unique seclusion, rarely found elsewhere in the world.

It is an island hideaway where culture and tradition walk hand in hand with luxury and enticement.

Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island is the pinnacle of the Coco experience, an entire island that is preserved exclusively for you, your family and your friends.

Your story begins with an unforgeable arrival by luxury yacht. Stepping on to the virgin white sands you receive a friendly welcome and are guided to your exclusive villas, a sanctuary in total harmony with its surroundings. Once there, you discover personal touches that speak volumes of the genuine local hospitality and the treasures that await you. As the sun filters down through the palm trees, cleansing mind, body and spirit, take your time to relax and rejuvenate. Allow yourself to be inspired and to dream of the future.

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Your escape has begun. Refresh your senses and reconnect with the world around you. Our tailor-made experiences are as individual as our guests themselves; which is why we ensure we understand your likes, loves and longings before you even arrive. From gourmet dining to unique, once-in-a-lifetime adventures, every experience undertaken is designed around you and your guests. You are our sole priority, allowing you to enjoy all that the Maldives has to offer at your own pace, in your own time.


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Your personal retreat in paradise, luxurious villas on your own private island express who you are, your passions and your place in the world. This is your space to breathe and escape; your home away from home. There is just one master residence on Kuda Hithi Island named Palm Residence noted, amongst other things, for its spectacular uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean. The island is also home to five additional luxurious villas which can accommodate up to 12 guests in total.

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The architecture reflects the natural charms of its surroundings, an elegant blend of modern and natural materials, where cra and aention to detail combine to achieve a spacious, elegant and intimate haven. Kuda Hithi Island is the result of a remarkable collaboration between Coco Privé and award-winning architect Guz Wilkinson. Here, you will find luxurious living enhanced with every amenity imaginable and the discreet butler services of your personal host. Awaken refreshed and reborn on your first morning at Kuda Hithi Island to the soothing tones and textures of your spacious master bedroom. Aer completing your daily workout in the gymnasium, clear your mind in the steam shower encasing yourself in the healing warmth.


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Later, invigorated from the workout, aend to the last few pressing maers in the fully equipped office before enjoying a simple luncheon prepared by your own private chef. An aernoon swim in the tranquil waters of the infinity pool followed by a relaxing spa treatment completes your transformation to Maldivian islander as you dri into oblivion in the sunken Jacuzzi. As the evening draws in, relax in the privacy of your library or host a stunning dinner party in the dining room. The cuisine is carefully craed by your own personal chef to suit your palee and is served with a complementary selection of wines from your very own cellar, chosen by the sommelier. As the night intensifies, fuel the ultimate private party with unforgeable creations from the cocktail bar.

Whichever of the five villas your guests stay in, they will appreciate the generous living space, complete privacy and ocean views from every room. Two of the villas have private pools while the remainder share the island's magnificent infinity pool. A separate outdoor dining and entertainment area is also located on the island. Whether you crave the company of your closet companion or would like to host friends or family, the master Palm Residence and neighbouring villas are an intimate, personal place for the most discerning to enjoy and savour.

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SPA & WELLNESS Your own private spa, with a dedicated therapist available throughout your stay, is the ultimate luxury. Immerse your senses as you indulge in a pampering session unlike any other. Float away on the river of relaxation as you surrender to the serenity of soothing treatments. From the sensations of a full body massage to the healing benefits of reflexology, the stresses and strains of daily life disappear at Coco Privé, leaving you feeling rejuvenated and reborn. Whether you choose to enjoy a spa session with friends or enjoy the tranquility of a peaceful pause just for one, it is your time to refresh and unwind.

WELLNESS Let the flow and ebb of Maldivian life dictate the rhythms of your body with our choice of wellness activities. Bring your mind, body and spirit into total balance as you practice the ancient arts of yoga and Pilates or opt for a personalised training session with our expert fitness trainer. Rejuvenate your being by feeding the spirit and enjoy the holistic healing as you stretch, strengthen and flex your body under the infinite blue skies. As you transcend the norm to awaken the senses, inhale the natural scenic beauty of the Indian Ocean and revel in the grace of inner peace. hp://www.cocoprive.com/en-us/

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Best way to enjoy a Scuba Diving Holiday in Maldives is on board a Liveaboard. Our wide range of dive cruises takes you to the best dive sites in Maldives. www.maldivesboatclub.com/liveaboards/mvadora/

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Amaya Resorts & Spa Kuda Rah Kudarah island resort has the best of everything - from Ari Atoll’s renowned, picturesque natural beauty to the finest in luxury service and accommodation. www.kudarah.com

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Azalea Cruise Make Azalea cruise your home on your voyage into paradise. Indulge yourself into a truly unique experience from Maldives luxury accommodation to world class cuisine here on Azalea Cruise and let us make your holiday truly remarkable. www.azaleacruise.com

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A cosmopolitan Maldives island with a wide variety of accomodation, diverse choice of restaurants and bars, vibrant live entertainment, hosted social events and lots of activities to choose from. Royal Kurumba Residence Set on the beachfront. Two bedroom, two private pool luxury villa. Lush central dining and lounge with a large veranda that flows onto the beach.

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Presidential Pool Villa A two-level pool villa ideal for couples or families. King bedroom and bathroom upstairs. Spacious living area downstairs. Private pool. Island Dining A melting pot of cuisines alive with flavour. Dine in room, a romantic dinner for two on the beach or choose a culinary adventure in one of our eight restaurants. Barefoot beach bar or vibrant evening bars with live entertainment to put on your dance moves.


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Thila Stunning views. Perched over water or with your feet in the sand. Out of the blue seafood. Earthy Maldivian grills. Or decadent desserts. Hamakaze Playful teppanyaki. Colourful sushi and sashimi plaî…&#x;ers. Al Qasr Middle Eastern specialities.

Mahal Authentic recipes from the far reaches of Northern and Southern India. Extensive Thali's, vegetarian dishes, bright tandooris, rich curries, buî…&#x;ery naan and syrupy desserts. East Flavours from the East- Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai

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Holiday Experiences To chill or play? What a fun decision! Need some romantic inspiration, ideas for the family or see what is happening ahead of time. Water Sports . Paddle across the atoll in a kayak. Ride a strong gust on a clear morning. Balance on a catamaran. Parasailing, wakeboarding, jet skiing. An array of watersports activities and facilities to indulge in.

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Scuba Diving in Maldives One of the premier snorkelling and diving resorts in the Maldives.. PADI certified instructors initiate you into this enchanting world. Abundant marine life, millions of years of coral growth. Schools of playful fish darting as you descend. Shas of sunlight from above. Then something larger. Goosebumps on your arms, a reef shark glides by. An island that teems with life above and below the water.


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Nightly Entertainment From a fun DJ night, live bands, jazz, social guest gatherings to the Local Maldivian Dance night of the Bodu Beru. Lose yourself in the celebration. Dancing under the stars. Meeting new friends. Daily excitement at Maldives most vibrant night scene.

Spa & Yoga Set in the lush gardens, Veli Spa is a true Maldivian experience. Our Spa is inspired by the solace of the Maldives Islands, the balance of the oceans, the energy of the indigenous people of the Maldives and the healing effects of human touch while incorporating modern therapies. Veli Spa Set in the lush gardens of Kurumba Maldives, Veli Spa is a true Maldivian experience. The soul of Veli Spa is inspired by the solace of the Islands, the balance of the oceans, the energy of the indigenous people of the Maldives and the healing effects of human touch while incorporating traditional Maldivian therapies. Our oils derive from local coconuts. Our pastes are made from indigenous herbs. Our treatments are inspired by a traditional medicine practitioner. Let the healing powers of the Maldives embrace you. Dhivehi Beys Dhivehi-beys is a traditional Maldivian herbal medicine that has been passed from generation to generation. At Veli Spa, we have taken great care in preserving these ancient remedies by adapting them to modern day spa therapies. Ingredients are sourced locally using mainly indigenous plants, roots of trees and oils. These recipes have been highly guarded as ancient secrets with many Maldivians still using these therapies today. These traditional treatments were inspired by a renowned Maldivian medicine healer and are combined with modern techniques to relieve ailments such as joint pain, nerve tightness, fluid retention, migraines and muscle tension.

Kurumba Maldives is proud to be the first spa resort in the Maldives to embrace these traditional remedies and to protect for future generations. www.kurumba.com

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Dhigufaru Island Resort Nestled on the protected Biosphere reserve of Baa Atoll, Dhigufaru Island meaning “a long reef”, is the epitome of what you would imagine as an exotic getaway. dhigufaru.co

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Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa Vilamendhoo Island Resort, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon, an excellent house reef and long stretches of white, sandy beach, is the only Resort of Vilamendhoo, South Ari Atoll. www.vilamendhooisland.com

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Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort welcomes you to discover a tropical paradise island. Wake up to soothing views of the endless deep blue Indian Ocean. Take a morning plunge in the gentle waters of a turquoise lagoon directly from your over water villa. Kayak to Guli Fushi Island at the edge of the lagoon for snorkelling. Dhigufinolhu Island in the South Malé Atoll, is Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort, comprising of some of the most spacious luxury villas in Maldives, some with private plunge pools and just a 35 minute speedboat ride from Malé International Airport. The tropical lagoon seing creates a Maldivian paradise of breathtaking natural wonders, where the warmest heartfelt welcome leads to journeys that can be deeply relaxing or truly invigorating. From the moment you arrive, peer into the crystal waters below the jey of our Maldives resort at puffer fish, sting

rays and baby reef sharks. Take part in an array of water sports including diving, snorkelling, surfing and island hopping. Anantara Dhigu’s evocative location is matched by a tranquil island design approach that feels like home away from home while providing you with excellent facilities. Play tennis, hit the gym and swim in the infinity edge pool, or simply unwind at Anantara Spa with a range of  renowned signature treatments. Discover your own paradise at Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort.

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Aquafanatics Water Sports Centre We are fanatics about water sports. Whether it’s an adrenaline-fuelled dive or joy ride cruise, the waters of the Maldives offer an array of activities at the Aquafanatics Water Sports Centre. Slice through the water while on a high-speed windsurfing adventure or catch a magnificent fish for your table on an adventurous fishing trip. Parasail with a breathtaking bird’s eye view of the stunning islands below you or kayak at you own leisure across our tranquil lagoon. Whether you want to surf some of the most famous waves in the world, sail across the glorious Indian Ocean or simply snorkel the surrounding reefs with their verdant marine life, Aquafanatics Water Sports Centre in the Maldives has the perfect option.

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Accommodation Envelop yourself in the sky’s azure hues and gentle breezes that roll in off the sea to the privacy of your beach villa at Anantara Dhigu Maldives, one of the best options for accommodation at a luxury resort in Maldives. Choose between villas perfectly positioned to catch the sunrise or sunset, or those that have their own private plunge pool. Among Maldives luxury accommodation, Anantara Dhigu is outstanding with its choice of stylishly designed villas and suites. Each comes with direct access to the powdery white beach and only steps away from the tranquil lagoon.

Two Bedroom Family Villa Surround your family with direct access to pure white sand, uninterrupted views of the lagoon and wrapped in the privacy of a lush garden. Contemporary and spacious our luxury Two Bedroom Family Villas offer a children’s bedroom, complete with two twin beds and an en-suite landscaped bathroom. For larger families, there is enough room for a third single bed or cot. The main bedroom offers a large King-size bed along with a daybed seating area and desk. Adjoining the main bedroom is an enormous open air bathroom in a landscaped garden area, with an outdoor shower and terrazzo bathtub.

Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa Share quality time in paradise with family or friends in a beautiful semi-connected villa spanning 321 square metres. Two separate villa bedrooms feature a spacious open air bathroom and are outer-connected via your sundeck. Revel in a private plunge pool, a breathtaking sunset view and direct beach location.

Both bedrooms open out to a shaded terrace with sun loungers, private garden area with a hammock and its own beachfront. With inviting areas for relaxation as a couple, as well as a family, our Two Bedroom Family Villas offer the perfect accommodation for families with young children.

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Luxury Restaurants at Anantara Dhigu Maldives From seafood and meat grills, fine Italian cuisine, varying themed buffet dinners, to lighter meals poolside for lunch, the food at Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort is as an inspiring Maldives restaurant experience as the beautiful surroundings. Mealtimes are relaxed and informal, with a creative emphasis on our Dining by Design concepts in a location of the guest’s choice.

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Sea. Fire. Salt. Freshly caught Maldivian favourites such as reef fish, lobster and prawns, and prime aged imported cuts from Australia can be ordered flame grilled, tandoori style, wok sautéed or cooked to perfection in a wood-fired oven. The experience is accentuated by our salt selection from around the world, which our resident Salt Guru will help you to select.

Origami Our modern and casual Japanese restaurant serves unique dining journeys with a choice of a light gourmet menu with hand craed sushi and sashimi and slow charcoal grilled robatayaki skewers. Livening up the experience, our chefs dazzle guests with sizzling Teppanyaki cooking skills and meals every week from Tuesday to Sunday.


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Leisure Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort offers more than just the perfect place to relax. Discover wondrous marine life or explore every nook and corner of the rich Maldivian land. Take up windsurfing on the placid lagoon or stroll through the markets of bustling Malé. These are just a few examples of things to see and do while at our island getaway that have positioned us amongst the leading Maldives five star resorts. Anantara Spa With the sound of calm waves running beneath you and panoramic views of a pristine ocean stretching ahead, it’s time to unwind and enliven your spirit with the luxury spa at Anantara Dhigu.

Escape every day cares with indigenously inspired luxury over-water treatments for your body and soul. Our spa resort in Maldives lets you choose between nine sumptuous spa suites, each perched over the lagoon on Dhigufinolhu. The spa menu features holistic therapies designed to enrich and detoxify, all while you relax and take in your perfect island holiday.

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VELASSAru MALDIVES Gentle sands leading you to the water’s edge. Soothing vistas across the spectacular turquoise lagoon at sunset. Minimalist contemporary chic meets comfortable natural elegance in your own private hideaway. Five dining venues, each providing a taste of the exotic.

Two innovative bars, the ultimate chill-out. Experiences that immerse you in local culture, underwater explorations that introduce you to our tropical marine world. Days and nights of simple indulgence.

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Villas & Bungalows Contemporary retreats with clean lines and avantgarde design. Inspired by local architecture, elegant personal sanctuaries in harmony with the tropical surrounds. Elemental colours with a vivid and playful twist, high vaulted ceilings invoking a sense of space. Uncover pure romance. Delight in temptation.

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Water Suite An impressive 270 sqm hideaway presenting unobstructed panoramas of sun, sea and sky, rising above the crystal ocean waters. Bright contemporary interiors open out to your private sundeck with steps leading down to the welcoming lagoon. 24-hour personal butler service, home theatre system, and luxurious bathroom amenities, adding to your comfort. An expansive terrace with a private oversized inďŹ nity pool also hosts a thatched gazebo, poolside dining area and an invigorating outdoor rain shower. Inside, modern cool tones complement lavish, spacious living spaces. Drink in the pure tranquillity. Experience the height of exotic luxury.


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Pool Villa Luxurious and intimate 175 sqm escape complemented by an oversized plunge pool set within beautiful verdant spaces. An exclusive retreat with personal butler service, private bar and home theatre system. The perfect romantic hideaway.

Expansive split-level bedroom with spacious ensuite bathroom. Simple, natural tones from the sprawling veranda through to your thatched poolside gazebo. Inside meets outside within the courtyard garden shower and poolside dining areas. Take a chilled drink out onto the pool deck. Create moments of pure serenity.

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The Spa Overwater treatment pavilions set on stilts offering classic therapies designed to revitalise and soothe. Authentic bliss from indigenous ingredients and an expert touch. Uninterrupted views of the Maldivian seascape. Embrace simple luxuries. Experience ultimate rejuvenation. Dive & Discover Maldivian diving and cruises that delight and entrance. Before embracing the glistening lagoon, take a morning run at sunrise, so sand underfoot. When the Indian Ocean calls, plunge in and discover multi-coloured reefs that dance underneath you. Explore the big blue.

Wine & Dine Five enticing dining venues and two innovative bars. Each with an individual personality, exuding its own chic, understated style. Whether a beachfront seing, at the edge of the lagoon, wining and dining by candlelight, or under starlight. A range of cuisines and tempting culinary creations. Innovative teppanyaki, panAsian seafood, Mediterranean delicacies, international favourites. Let the mood take you, or select Velassaru Indulgence – a carefully craed package that offers the finest culinary experiences and a range of extras. Lunch at Turquoise Restaurant, Fen Bar, Chill Bar or Pizzeria. Then dinner at any of our esteemed restaurants. Enjoy complimentary beverages, including a wide range of international branded premium spirits, available in all outlets throughout the day. Complimentary snorkelling equipment and two-hour use of an Ocean Kayak are also included. www.velassaru.com

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