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South Male consists of 30 islands, of which 17 are luxury hotels. The atoll is interesting for its rich underwater life, powdery sand, tropical greenery and caps of mangroves. Where is the best place to stay to relax in paradise?

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Anantara Kihavah Villas

A hotel for vivid impressions and colorful photos: incredible villas with built-in glass floors through which you can watch the marine life. The resort has won numerous awards. Its "highlight" is an underwater restaurant that surprises with gastronomic delights.

  • 79 rooms
  • 9 accommodations
  • 6 restaurants
  • 2 bars
  • Pool

Rooms. Enjoy chic ethnic-style water and waterfront villas. The rooms have a set for making tea / coffee, butler service, iPod-station, MP3 player, free internet, air conditioning, iron.

Nutrition. Large selection of restaurant dishes, Asian, Italian cuisine. Underwater cellar and restaurant, Japanese restaurant, from entertainment - cooking lessons.

Leisure . Own observatory, kids club for children from 4 to 12 years old, diving center, tennis court, yoga, fishing. Active entertainment - sub-surfing, parasailing, board games, volleyball, tennis.

Location : 35 minutes by seaplane from Male.

Find the best villa at Anantara Kihavah Villas for your holiday.

Anantara Kihavah Villas

Anantara Kihavah Villas

OZEN Reserve Bolifushi (ex. Jumeirah Vittaveli)

It is an island resort with first-class service and absolutely everything. The only hotel with an ice rink in the Maldives.

  • 90 villas
  • 8 accommodation options
  • 2 bars
  • 4 restaurants

Rooms . King size four-poster bed or twin beds, Apple media center, personal chef, private maxi bar, butler service, deep marble bathtub, rain shower, air conditioning, private pool, turntable and Bose system.

Leisure . The hotel has a coral growing program. Guests are offered romantic dinners on a yacht, tours in search of whale sharks, and a fire show. A submarine with a transparent bottom introduces the underwater world. For fans of active sports, there is fly boarding, water skiing, sea golf, sailing, and a gym.

Nutrition . The hotel is all inclusive. The restaurants serve Mediterranean, Pan-Asian, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, French, Indian cuisine, seafood delicacies. They arrange outdoor romantic evenings, serve breakfast on a floating tray right in the pool in the villa.

Location . 20 minutes by luxury catamaran to the hotel.

Book your holiday villa in advance at OZEN Reserve Bolifushi.

OZEN Reserve Bolifushi (ex. Jumeirah Vittaveli)
OZEN Reserve Bolifushi (ex. Jumeirah Vittaveli)

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

The hotel is located on three islands in South Male. The total area of ​​the resort is 20 hectares! This is a gourmet hotel with a huge selection of gourmet food. The luxury resort opened in 2019. Each villa has its own pool and Jacuzzi overlooking the ocean. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

  • 14 accommodations
  • 2 bars
  • pool
  • 8 restaurants

Rooms : King-size bed, air conditioning, TV, free internet, tea and coffee set, 24-hour service.

Nutrition . The restaurants serve international, Asian, Middle Eastern, Chinese, Maldivian, Indian, Italian, Asian, grill. Special mention should be made of the organic and vegetarian restaurant and the wine cave with a seasonal menu.

Leisure . Arrange cruises to dolphin habitats. Activities include windsurfing, sailing, diving. There are many offers in the water leisure center. And for children there is a water park at the kids club.

Location . 30 minutes from Male by yacht.

Don't miss out on your perfect villa at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, the best resort in the Maldives.

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

COMO Cocoa Island

Amazing villas resemble dhoni boats in their outlines. The hotel has become a combination of traditional and original design with modern facilities.

  • 33 rooms
  • 5 accommodation options
  • Pool
  • 1 restaurant and 1 bar

Rooms . They are distinguished by modern equipment: iPod, coffee machine, minibar, turntable, safe, air conditioning.

Leisure . The resort has its own diving center and water sports center, spa center.

Nutrition . The restaurant serves European cuisine with Indian and Sri Lankan accents, seafood. A separate menu of healthy and wholesome food has been developed.

Location : Transfer will take 40 minutes by speedboat from Male.

Choose and book your villa in COMO Cocoa Island.

COMO Cocoa Island
COMO Cocoa Island

Anantara Veli Maldives 

One of the best resorts in South Male Atoll and an ideal place for a secluded getaway for romantics.

A luxurious five-star hotel with a spa, where you can use the infrastructure of a neighboring resort. The concept of the resort is recreation for adults only.

  • 110 rooms
  • 15 accommodations
  • 1 swimming pool
  • 2 bars
  • 3 restaurants

Rooms . Almost all villas have swimming pools. Provides 24-hour room service, TV, CD-player, king-size bed or twin beds, free internet, safe, air conditioning, tea / coffee making facilities.

Nutrition . The restaurants offer Japanese, Thai, Italian cuisine, a variety of delicacies. They will cook everything from the catch of local fishermen to crabs from Alaska. They arrange themed evenings.

Leisure . From entertainment and sports - water skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing. There is a surf school for beginners. Luxurious spa.

Location : The speedboat journey will take 35 minutes from Male.

Anantara Veli Maldives 
Anantara Veli Maldives

Velassaru Maldives 

The five-star resort is part of the prestigious association of boutique hotels World small luxury hotels of the world. Perfect for family and romantic getaways. This piece of paradise is one of the most secluded luxury resorts in the Maldives. It is quite small, but the coast is bordered by traditional villas and bungalows.

  • 129 bungalows
  • 13 accommodations
  • 2 bars, 5 restaurants
  • Pool

Rooms . Each room has a home theater, king bed, wine cabinet, 24-hour room service, tea / coffee making facilities, coffee maker, safe, free Wi-Fi.

Nutrition . The international restaurant serves delicacies and a buffet system. There is a pan-Asian, international, Latin American, Japanese restaurant, a wine cellar.

Leisure . Spa, diving center, from water activities - wakeboarding, windsurfing, parasailing, catamaran, sailing, kayaking, transparent kayaks with a glass bottom. Organize sea cruises to meet dolphins, traditional fishing. Oceanfront dinner upon request.

Location . The road from Male by speed boat will take 25 minutes.

Just 5 minutes: plan your Maldives holiday by choosing a villa in Velassaru Maldives.

Velassaru Maldives 
Velassaru Maldives

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa 

This luxurious resort on a private island will suit those who appreciate a calm and measured holiday. The resort has won numerous tourism awards. Guests are greeted by world-class restaurants, a spa, a diving center.

  • 64 rooms
  • 15 accommodations
  • 2 bars, 3 restaurants
  • 1 swimming pool

Rooms . Media center, king-size bed, air conditioning, TV, free internet, tea and coffee set, 24-hour service.

Nutrition . Pan-Asian, Chinese, Continental cuisine. The restaurant organizes theme nights. One of the restaurants is considered one of the finest gourmet restaurants in the Maldives.

Leisure . Large selection of water activities, diving. The proximity to Male allows for a trip to the city. The resort often hosts wedding ceremonies.

Location . The boat transfer will take 15 minutes from Male.

Choose the best villas at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

Adaaran Prestige Vadoo

The five-star resort has been honored as the World's Best Water Villa Resort. All hotel villas are built on water. This is one of the best diving spots in the Maldives: the caves of Vaadhoo Island are mesmerizing.

  • 5 accommodation options
  • 2 bars
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 swimming pool

Rooms . The villas have a private pool on the terrace and are decorated in a tropical style. Guests are offered 24-hour butler service, free internet. The room has two TVs, a Jacuzzi, air conditioning and a minibar, a tea / coffee set, a home theater with stereo sound.

Nutrition . Restaurants offer Japanese, international cuisine, seafood, exotic cocktails.

Leisure . It has its own diving center and dive sites are a 15-minute boat ride away. Of the excursions, they offer a seaplane flight, exploration of the island on a traditional boat. Popular fishing near the island, weddings, parasailing, fly boarding, spa.

Location : The speedboat journey will take 15 minutes from Male.

Check out the villa for your perfect holiday at Adaaran Prestige Vadoo.

Adaaran Prestige Vadoo
Adaaran Prestige Vadoo

Sun Siyam Olhuveli Maldives

The hotel for beach and family holidays is located on three islands at once, connected by a small bridge. Soon there are plans to open a romantic "adults only" island with luxury villas.

  • 427 rooms
  • 19 accommodations
  • 4 bars, 7 restaurants
  • 3 swimming pools

Rooms . The villas have a turntable, internet, king size bed, minibar, safe and tea / coffee making facilities.

Nutrition . Large selection of world cuisines: authentic Indian, international, Asian, Italian. It offers a seafood restaurant, pizzeria, exotic cocktails and a buffet restaurant.

Leisure . Entertainment - beach volleyball, tennis, windsurfing, snorkeling, catamarans, billiards, table tennis. In the evenings, parties are organized, live music is played. For sports lovers there is a gym.

Location . 45 minutes by speedboat from Male.

The most luxurious villas in Sun Siyam Olhuveli Maldives are available for booking.

Sun Siyam Olhuveli Maldives
Sun Siyam Olhuveli Maldives

OZEN LIFE Maadhoo

The elite hotel is part of the Atmosphere Hotels and Resorts chain, recognized worldwide for quality and high service. Offers an exclusive accommodation system with a wide range of luxury services. The hotel is spread out at once on 4 islets connected by bridges.

  • 90 villas
  • 5 accommodation options
  • 4 restaurants and 2 bars
  • 1 swimming pool

Number . Almost all villas have a private pool. Inside the villa there is a mini-bar, air conditioning, room-service, TV.

Nutrition . Guests can try international, South Asian, authentic Chinese cuisine. The hotel has an exclusive underwater restaurant serving fish and seafood dishes.

Leisure . Water sports such as canoeing, catamaran, snorkeling, paddle boarding, windsurfing. There is a spa center, a gym.

Location . 45 minutes by speedboat from Male.

Don't miss out on the finest villa in the luxury resort OZEN LIFE Maadhoo.

Ozen Life Maadhoo
Ozen Life Maadhoo

Naladhu Maldives 

A miniature island resort with an elegant design by a renowned Maldivian architect. It is a mixture of Maldivian tradition and modern technology. All villas are decorated in light colors and furnished with antiques. Guests are greeted by a personal butler at the airport, and then stay with them until the end of their stay. Guests of the hotel can use the infrastructure of two neighboring resorts of the chain, where they are transported by boats free of charge. And while resting in your quiet paradise.

  • 20 villas
  • 4 accommodation options
  • 1 swimming pool
  • 1 own restaurant, 6 restaurants and 2 bars of neighboring hotels

Rooms . All villas have a bathtub overlooking the pool, shower, safe, tea and coffee making facilities, internet, turntable, minibar, coffee machine, air conditioning.

Nutrition . The hotel itself has a unique restaurant where breakfast is served at any time of the day. There are 7 restaurants in the neighboring resorts. Thai, Japanese, Maldivian, Italian cuisines are available. Serves seafood, grilled steak, light snacks and drinks at the bars.

Leisure . Entertainment - kayaking, snorkeling, spa treatments, tennis court, as well as using the infrastructure of neighboring hotels. There is a children's club, where young guests under the age of 11 are welcome.

Location . 35 minutes by speedboat from Male.

Naladhu Maldives
Naladhu Maldives

Saii Lagoon Maldives

A unique resort with many restaurants and shops located on different islands. This is a complex of 5 hotels with a promenade and a marina.

  • 198 rooms
  • 13 accommodations
  • 2 restaurants, 1 bar
  • Pool

Rooms . Modern furnishings include a minibar, bathroom amenities, free internet, tea / coffee making facilities, safe, air conditioning, king size bed, sound bar for surround sound.

Nutrition . Guests are offered a restaurant of Mediterranean, Thai cuisine, grilled meat and seafood, premium alcohol, ice cream.

Leisure . There is an entertainment complex on the neighboring island, which is connected to the hotel by a 100-meter bridge. The "neighbors" have a center for the study of the underwater world of the Maldives. There is a diving center, you can try parasailing, water skiing, wakeboarding, fly boarding, catamaran, wake surfing and much more. Evening entertainment is offered. For sports lovers, a gym awaits after restaurants.

Location . 15 minutes by speedboat from Male.

The most stylish villas in Saii Lagoon Maldives are available for booking.

Saii Lagoon Maldives
Saii Lagoon Maldives

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives

Crossroads is a unique leisure and entertainment complex with a variety of shops and restaurants spread over several islands. On the neighboring island, which is connected to the hotel by a half-kilometer bridge, there are restaurants of Indian, Chinese, Thai cuisine, a beach club, and many water activities.

  • 178 rooms
  • 9 accommodations
  • 1 swimming pool
  • 2 restaurants, 1 bar

Rooms . Inside there is a bathroom, TV, tea / coffee set, free internet, minibar.

Nutrition . The hotel itself has an international restaurant that practices the concept of "open kitchen". A rich wine list is offered to the dishes. You can also use the restaurants of neighboring hotels.

Leisure . Water activities. For children there are water attractions, playgrounds, campgrounds, an educational center.

Location . 15 minutes by speedboat from Male.

View and book your villa at Hard Rock Hotel Maldives.

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives
Hard Rock Hotel Maldives

Fihalhohi Island Resort 

A three star hotel surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and a coral reef. A budget hotel with waterfront bungalows grouped in blocks of 2-4 rooms. It has its own spa offering a wide range of massages.

  • 150 rooms
  • 4 types of accommodation
  • 1 restaurant, 3 bars

Rooms . They all include air conditioning, safe, minibar.

Nutrition . The main restaurant serves buffet tables.

Leisure . In the evenings, they arrange discos, sing karaoke. For sports lovers there is a fitness center. From water activities - diving, water skiing, catamaran, snorkeling, surfing. There is badminton, volleyball, spa.

Location . 60 minutes by boat from Male.

Fihalhohi Island Resort
Fihalhohi Island Resort

Kaani Grand Seaview

The four-star hotel is located on one of the most famous local islands: Maafushi . A wide sandy beach just a hundred meters from the hotel. The small hotel has its own fitness room and conference room.

  • 56 rooms
  • 5 accommodation options

Rooms . There is air conditioning, balcony, sea view.

Nutrition . They offer Maldivian and European cuisine. The hotel has a floating restaurant and bar serving alcoholic beverages.

Leisure . They offer snorkeling, dolphin watching, night fishing, diving, snorkeling. They take to observe mantas and arrange ocean fishing. There is a spa, a gym, entertainment for children, a playground.

Location : 25 km from Male by speed boat or 1.5 hours by public ferry.

Search for the room that suits you best in Kaani Grand Seaview.

Kaani Grand Seaview
Kaani Grand Seaview

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