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The islands of Baa Atoll (or South Malosmadulu) are one of the main tourist destinations in the Maldives. These are truly beautiful places in the vastness of the Indian Ocean, which have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2011. Geographically, Baa is located northwest of Male and is separated by the wide water channel Kandiva. The atoll consists of 75 protected islands, and only 13 of them have been developed by man.

The islands are home to luxury resorts. They offer tourists to plunge into the world of exquisite comfort, gourmet cuisine, and pristine tropical nature and enjoy the mass of proposals for active recreation on the water. Let us take a closer look at the best luxury resorts in Baa Atoll. By the way, you can find them at wiotto.com.


Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

Anantara Kihavah is a modern and welcoming hotel with many unforgettable moments. Rest here will turn out to be very rich. The resort is located next to Hanifaru Bay, where snorkelers flock to meet the amazing manta rays. You will also be thrilled to dive with PADI instructors at the best Maldivian dive sites and cruise aboard the 24-meter Ocean Whisperer.

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas offers:

  • Stunning house reef, one of the most scenic in the Maldives.
  • Luxury beachfront and overwater villas with private pools and designer interiors.
  • Four themed restaurants, including an underwater restaurant with an authentic wine cellar.
  • Variety of water sports - kayaking, windsurfing, catamarans, kitesurfing, parasailing, wakeboarding.
  • Hosting private events and weddings at the highest level.
  • Entertaining programs for children and adolescents in the kids club.
  • Relax and rejuvenate at the exquisite Anantara Spa.

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit Thani Maldives is located on the beautiful and green island of Muddu with an excellent reef. This is one of the luxurious eco-resorts with an unrivaled reputation. Guests of the resort will enjoy five-star service, stunning cuisine, luxurious Thai-style apartments, located on the sand or over the water. The specialists of the Padi 5 Star diving club are busy with leisure activities for the tourists. There are plenty of scuba diving and snorkeling spots on scenic Baa. Check out the good selection of boat trips, including those to Hanifaru Bay.

Dusit Thani Resort has many other benefits. Namely:

  • Asian, Maldivian, Mediterranean and International restaurants.
  • Elite Devarana Spa with exclusive Deluxe Treetop Pods among the treetops.
  • Contemporary Maldivian style villas.
  • One of the largest swimming pools in the Maldives.
  • Baan Sanook Kids Club.

Dusit Thani Maldives
Dusit Thani Maldives

Vakkaru Maldives

Another island in the biosphere reserve in the Maldives. Wakkaru has a unique and very rich reef, dazzling beaches and lush tropics. The natural values ​​are complemented by the infrastructure of a 5-star resort and the highest level of service.

Vakkaru Maldives Resort Island has:

  • Five gourmet restaurants, beachside lounge bars and a wine cellar.
  • Excellent number of rooms with beach and overwater housing categories.
  • Splash Watersports and Diving Center.
  • Children's club from 3 years old, as well as an entertainment center for the whole family.
  • Fitness center over water.
  • Spa complex with ocean views.

Diving excursions with certified PADI instructors, snorkeling with manta rays, romantic sunset cruises, Maldivian fishing and other active leisure activities will be impressive. At Vakkaru Maldives, dreams of a paradise vacation come true!

Vakkaru Maldives
Vakkaru Maldives

Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru

All categories of villas at Four Seasons Resort Maldives on Landaa Giraavaru have private pools and spacious, comfortable terraces. Beach or lagoon view - the choice is yours. In addition, the resort has absolutely all conditions for any kind of entertainment. There is a dive and water sports center, restaurants and bars, a kids club and a spa.

An innovation to attract tourists is the DeepFlight Super Falcon 3S submarine. This is an interesting opportunity to observe all the beauty of the underwater world in the Maldives.

A unique Marine Discovery Center has been opened on the island. Another good reason to spend time at Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru. It is a maritime center dedicated to preserving the rich ecosystem of Baa Atoll.

Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru
Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru

Reethi Beach Resort

In the dense jungle of the small protected island of Fonimagudou, authentic bungalows are hidden from which stunning views of the coastline. This is what the 4-star Reethi Beach Resort looks like. A piece of paradise in which a serene atmosphere and tranquility reigns away from everyone and everything. Without a doubt, this resort deserves to be among the best hotels in Baa Atoll.

At Reethi Beach Resort it will be possible:

  • taste the best dishes in five restaurants;
  • watch sunsets at beach bars;
  • Learn to dive at a 5-star PADI Dive Center;
  • ride a sailboat, board for surf or kite;
  • go on a sea voyage by boat or doni boat;
  • have a picnic on a desert island;
  • enjoy spa rituals at the Coconut Spa.

Reethi Beach Resort
Reethi Beach Resort

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort

The marvelous island of Miriandu with stunning Maldivian nature is located in The Westin Maldives luxury resort. This is a great option for both family and romantic getaways. The infrastructure of the resort was created by the renowned Italian design studio Peia Associati. The ultra-modern hotel, opened in 2018, comprises luxurious suites and villas, an elite spa, gourmet restaurants and a state-of-the-art fitness room.

Don't miss the opportunity to explore the dive sites of Baa Atoll and go snorkeling in Hanifaru Bay. These and many other Maldivian entertainment is offered by one of the leading resorts on the islands.

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort
The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort

Kihaa Maldives

Winner of many awards, a vibrant reef, wide beaches and a luxurious lagoon. All of this is Kihaa Maldives Resort Island on Kihaaduffaru Island. Besides comfortable rooms on the beach and over the water, the hotel offers a very good selection of excursions and water activities. Honeymooners will love wedding packages and romantic getaways, while families with children will appreciate the resort's kids club and shallow coastal waters.

Things to do at Kihaa Maldives:

  • diving and snorkeling on the house reef;
  • swimming with manta rays in Hanifaru Bay;
  • sunset or sunrise cruises;
  • sea ​​excursion with dolphin watching;
  • restaurants, bars and a wine cellar on the island;
  • spa center over water;
  • outdoor infinity pool with a bar;
  • gym;
  • jewelry and souvenir shops.

Kihaa Maldives
Kihaa Maldives

Royal Island Resort & Spa

The resort on the picturesque island of Harubadu offers its guests everything that befits a 5-star vacation. Every day at Royal Island Resort & Spa will be full of interesting entertainment in a relaxed atmosphere. A wide variety of water sports, diving among incredibly beautiful coral gardens and exciting excursions will provide the best experience. They will be complemented by evenings in gourmet restaurants and relaxation in the spa.

Royal Island Resort & Spa has:

  • A green island with dense jungle.
  • Crystal clear lagoon.
  • Two restaurants and four bars.
  • Rich underwater fauna.
  • Comfortable villas with private pools and all amenities.
  • Water sports and sea excursions for every taste.
  • Outdoor pool and gym.
  • DiveOceanus diving center with multilingual instructors.
  • Spa center and beauty salon.

Royal Island Resort & Spa
Royal Island Resort & Spa

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu

On the island of Dunikolu there is an ideal resort in all respects, which gives its guests an unforgettable paradise vacation. Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu has a lot of positive qualities, the main of which are the relaxed atmosphere of the green island and high-quality service. All of the authentic hotel rooms are made from natural wood and decorated in a Maldivian style. Coco SPA offers unique spa treatments, while the resort's two restaurants lovingly prepare delicious international and Asian cuisine.

There is, of course, a diving center on the fabulously beautiful island of Baa Atoll, so you can appreciate the underwater beauty of the reef and its inhabitants. Water sports, snorkeling, fishing and boat trips are included.

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu
Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu


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