Spotlight on the Maldives

Following the latest travel update, the Maldives has now been taken off the red list for travel from the UK! There’s nothing more refreshing for the mind and body than waking up to the sound of the waves lapping against an overwater villa, then throwing back the curtains on a beautiful day in paradise. So, to celebrate the return to Maldivian bliss, we have some fantastic offers that just might tempt you.

1- One&Only Reethi Rah

One&Only Reethi Rah

A stunning resort which sets the benchmark for all resorts in the Maldives. World-class dining, pampering spa treatments and kayaking adventures across the glittering seas are just a few of the experiences you can enjoy here. 

As one of the largest islands on the North Male Atoll, the resort is a treasure trove of beautiful spots and curious secret sanctuaries. Through a collection of 26 stunning atolls, the Maldives provides a sense of secluded beauty like no other.

Why you’ll love this resort…

❤ With 12 beaches, you can choose between a peaceful and lively atmosphere

❤ Stunning sunset views from beachfront al fresco restaurant, Fanditha

❤ Play tennis on 2 floodlit courts with equipment provided

❤ Kids’ club, overwater obstacle course and climbing wall keep young guests entertained

2 – OBLU Select At Sangeli

OBLU Select At Sangeli

The resort has a variety of ‘contemporary designed’ villas and suites, a selection of restaurants & services, amidst some of the MOST exotic dive and snorkelling locations in the entire Male’ Atoll. A great choice for families, honeymooners and groups alike.

The day-to-night vibe transforms from chilled island hangout to a buzzy after-hours scene. Wake to a spot of sunrise yoga on the beach, kayak through the lagoon then while away an afternoon in the spa before dinner at one of three restaurants (one vegetarian). Live DJs then hit the decks by the pool, enticing night revellers to stay to a cool soundtrack and after-dark cocktails.

Why you’ll love this resort…

❤ The resort comprises three beaches (one with a spiral water slide into the sea)

❤ Watch spectacular sunsets at the Rock bar, located on a small jetty overlooking the open ocean

❤ The villas are encircled by a coral reef, there are stingrays, green turtles and reef sharks in the pale aquamarine waters beneath the jetty and beyond

❤ Great for families with a children’s pool, a playground with a trampoline and a Kids’ Club with board games and a playstation

3 – Kuramathi Island Resort

Kuramathi Island Resort

Kuramathi is one of the Maldives’ most popular resorts and it’s perfect if you’re looking for variety alongside relaxation. Here, pathways weave through lush foliage, leading to the excellent facilities that are dotted around this large island.

With villas in several distinct styles both on land and over the water, you are bound to find the perfect one for you. Kuramathi offers an option for everyone, ranging from Beach Villas to the well-appointed pool villas.

Why you’ll love this resort…

❤ Only a few minutes away from Holi Faru and Rasdhoo Reef dive sites

❤ Sip Champagne on a luxury cruise as the sun sets; or escape to an uninhabited island, Robinson Crusoe-style, for an unforgettable evening-for-two under the stars

❤ There are two oceanfront infinity pools plus a freshwater pool shaded by palm trees

❤ Rooms on the island range from simply designed Garden Villas and Beach Villas nestled in abundant vegetation to Deluxe Beach Villas that face the lagoon and luxury Pool Villas that sit right at the edge of the beach

4 – LUX South Ari Atoll

LUX South Ari Atoll

Some 4km of unspoilt beaches ring this delightfully expansive island, which charms its visitors with a combination of exceptional natural beauty, fine-dining and superlative scuba diving.

Designed with a desire to preserve the natural environment and is a successful marriage of contemporary style with traditional Maldivian tones. This is the place for a real getaway…

Why you’ll love this resort…

❤ One of the Maldives’ biggest resorts with plenty of activities

❤ Head to Blu Bar for a weekly DJ night and dancing

❤ Enjoy breakfast in the Asian Market with its own tea corner

❤ Excursions to see the famed whale sharks that reside in nearby waters

5 – Niyama Private Islands

Niyama Private Islands

Niyama Private Islands is a world-class property, Located in the North Dhaalu Atoll, the resort’s studios and pavilions are contemporary in design. Inspiring adults and children alike with its unique offerings and huge selection of dining choices.

Niyama’s island names – ‘Chill’ and ‘Play’ – set the tone for the resort: innovative, fresh, relaxed and upmarket. While the underwater den, Subsix, lies six metres below the ocean’s surface, Nest – on the second island – can be found six metres high up in the treetops, and is a real one-of-a-kind in the Maldives, with private pods suspended among the Banyan trees.

Why you’ll love this resort…

❤ Build your own sandwiches and enjoy coffee, smoothies and ice cream at the Deli

❤ Niyama is the only 5-star Maldivian hotel with a surf break on the beach

❤ Kids will love the active room with golf, football, rugby and basketball simulators

❤ The spa offers tailored treatments including IV therapy infusions for a pick me up

6 – Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

This informal resort is one of the larger islands and it’s particularly popular with divers, who flock here for the mesmerising marine life.  The watersports centre here is the largest in the Maldives, with the sheltered lagoon being the ideal spot to try windsurfing.

There’s a real choice of accommodation, ranging from the traditional, simply furnished Garden Bungalows to the romantic Jacuzzi Beach Villas with a Jacuzzi in the open-air bathroom, and the Sangu Water Villas sitting on stilts over the lagoon.

Why you’ll love this resort…

❤ Over 50 dive sites on your doorstep

❤ Private sand bank and a beach where movies are screened after dark

❤ Home to the Maldives largest watersports centre

❤ Swim with Kuredu’s Turtles, often spotted feeding on the seagrass in the shallow lagoons around the island

7 – Siyam World

Siyam World

Designed for fun-loving, open-minded couples, romance seekers, families or larger groups of friends, with the freedom to roam, socialise and engage in island life. Siyam World is one of the largest islands in the Maldives, boasting 21 accommodation categories to choose from.

This island really does deliver the WOW factor. A complete hassle-free holiday experience with amazing island-wide dine-around choices all day long together with a whole lot activities and a reef that is teaming with wildlife and a diverse array of aquatic life.

Why you’ll love this resort…

❤ Choose a water villa with your own private pool and waterslide

❤ It’s a luxury 24-hour all-inclusive resort

❤ Home to the biggest floating water park in the Maldives

❤ Fun-filled learning and mindfulness programmes available for the whole family

If you are considering a holiday to the Maldives we would love to go through the options with you so do get in touch.

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