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The Maldives archipelago, consisting of 1,192 islands scattered across the atolls and adorned with coral reefs and sapphire lagoons, offers a huge number of resorts for those wishing to relax, from cozy miniature hotels with several bedrooms to large-scale resorts with collections of hundreds of rooms.

Travelers planning a trip to the Maldives and preferring to relax in large resorts will find it useful to familiarize themselves with our selection of hotels, which are among the largest resorts in the Maldives.

Kuramathi Maldives
Kuramathi Maldives

1. Sun Island Resort & Spa

Located in the waters of South Ari Atoll, this tropical resort is made up of 462 beautiful villas equipped with the latest amenities.

At the hotel's restaurants, guests can sample a variety of dishes from classic Italian to authentic local cuisine. The Zero restaurant deserves special attention, where visitors can enjoy freshly prepared seafood at an exclusive table in the treetops.

The restaurant chef will not only help you select ingredients from a variety of products grown in the resort's gardens, including several types of salad and herbs, but will also prepare unique sauces according to your taste.

In addition, Sun Island offers its guests a variety of leisure activities from cycling to whale shark watching. In between entertainment, guests can soak up the Araamu Spa, one of the largest spas in the Maldives.

You can quickly and conveniently book a villa at Sun Island Resort & Spa at wiotto.com.

Sun Island Resort & Spa
Sun Island Resort & Spa

2. Sun Siyam Olhuveli

This large resort is spread over three Maldives in the South Ari Atoll area, about 45 minutes by boat from Male Airport.

The hotel has over 400 rooms of various categories from Maldivian-style suites to elegant modern villas.

Sun Siyam Olhuveli has a variety of restaurants and bars to satisfy the most discerning palates. In addition, the hotel has three swimming pools, including an infinity pool for adults only, and two spa complexes offering a wide range of services.

The island's lagoon is ideal for water sports enthusiasts, and the beautiful house reef is sure to be appreciated by snorkelers.

To book a villa at Sun Siyam Olhuveli, use the online booking form at wiotto.com.

Sun Siyam Olhuveli
Sun Siyam Olhuveli

3. Kuredu Resort & Spa

This popular spa resort is located on Kuredu Island, which is approximately 57 hectares of land.

Kuredu Resort & Spa is 3.5 kilometers of beautiful white sandy beach, an emerald lagoon, as well as a harmonious combination of opportunities for privacy and active pastime.

The hotel has several swimming pools, floodlit tennis courts, golf and cricket courses, beach volleyball and badminton courts, and a soccer field.

The resort has a spa, gift shops, a water sports center and one of the best dive centers in the Maldives. The wreck reef just outside the island and over 60 renowned dive sites in the surrounding area provide excellent diving opportunities.

The resort has 387 magnificent villas ranging from 70 to 313 square meters for all types of travelers, as well as a wide range of dining options.

Choose villas for all tastes in Kuredu today!

Kuredu Resort & Spa
Kuredu Resort & Spa

4. Kuramathi Maldives

This resort is located on a beautiful island, which is approximately 1.8 kilometers long. The island is surrounded by lush vegetation and its breathtaking beaches turn into endless sandbanks.

In addition to its three buffet restaurants, Kuramathi Maldives offers several à la carte restaurants with a wide variety of dishes to suit all tastes.

Among the bars of the resort, it is worth highlighting the Havana Club, whose visitors will be able to appreciate the collection of wines, elite brands of cognac, as well as the best handmade Cuban cigars.

Kuramathi Maldives
Kuramathi Maldives

Resort guests can

  • recuperate and gain energy at Kuramathi Spa, where ancient traditions are complemented by European cosmetic products of the highest quality;
  • keep fit while relaxing by visiting the gym and tennis courts;
  • explore the colorful reefs and swim with manta rays accompanied by the resort's professional dive center instructors;
  • try your hand at various water sports, as well as take RYA-certified windsurfing and sailing courses for all ages;
  • join a variety of excursions and walks.

It is worth noting that Kuramathi maintains a catch and release policy for fishing and is one of the few resorts that does not offer night fishing as an excursion, thus contributing to the conservation of natural resources.

In addition, the resort has a kids club and medical center, equipped with the largest pressure chamber in the Maldives.

The resort's 360 villas are designed in a variety of styles, from small but functional Garden Villas to spacious, stylish Thundi Water Villas with a private pool set in the crystal clear waters of the lagoon.

Two luxurious Honeymoon Villas with an area of ​​over 300 square meters each, equipped with modern equipment and a ten-meter swimming pool, have been specially designed for unforgettable romantic evenings.

It is convenient to choose a suitable villa and book it in Kuramathi here.

Kuramathi Maldives
Kuramathi Maldives

5. Club Med Kani

This beautiful all inclusive resort offers its guests impeccable service and gourmet food, as well as a variety of entertainment options, including

  • classes at the School of Fitness and the Academy of Circus Trapeze;
  • sailing lessons;
  • cooking lessons;
  • diving activities, the opportunity to participate in a coral conservation program and much more.

Club Med Kani pays special attention to the smallest travelers, for whom all kinds of educational games, sports and creative activities have been developed.

Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani

6. Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Situated on Meerufenfushi Island, Meeru Island Resort & Spa is set on a 1200-meter-long and 350-meter-wide plot of approximately 32 hectares.

The resort offers its guests 284 rooms of various categories, decorated in a tropical style.

Resort guests can

  • feel good and feel good at the award-winning Duniye Spa;
  • explore the underwater world of the Maldives with instructors from the diving center Euro-Divers Maldives;
  • get a boost of vivacity by taking a ride on a jet ski, water ski, banana or flyboard;
  • engage in a variety of land sports, including golf, tennis, football and beach volleyball;
  • choose the kitchen option that suits you best in one of the wonderful restaurants of the resort;
  • attend recreational and cultural events at the resort, including discos, drum and dance show boduberu, live music evenings, as well as presentations on wildlife conservation in the Maldives.

The resort has won numerous prestigious global awards, including TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Award 2020.

For more information on Meeru Island Hotel and book a villa, visit wiotto.com.

Meeru Island Resort & Spa
Meeru Island Resort & Spa

7. Paradise Island Resort & Spa

Nestled on Lankanfinolhu Island in North Male Atoll, Paradise Island Resort is just a 15-minute boat ride from Velana International Airport. The dimensions of the island are 931 by 201 meters, and a walk along its territory will take about 25 minutes.

The island has both spacious bungalows with direct beach access and luxury water villas with private hot tubs.

The hotel has several different restaurants and bars. Here you can taste traditional Japanese and Italian dishes, as well as the freshest Maldivian seafood.

The energetic traveler will find a variety of active activities in the resort, from tubing to parasailing. For more relaxed lifestyles, relax in the tranquil spa, or enjoy a glass-bottom boat trip around the islands.

Check out our accommodation options at Paradise Island!

Paradise Island Resort & Spa
Paradise Island Resort & Spa

8. Canareef Resort Maldives

This resort is located on a picturesque island in the Addu Atoll area and stretches for 4.5 kilometers in length. In order to get here, travelers will have to cross the equator, in confirmation of which they will receive a personal certificate from the captain of the plane.

At Canareef Resort Maldives

  • 271 comfortable villas ranging from 76 to 97 square meters;
  • 3 restaurants where guests can taste delicious international cuisine from local Maldivian delicacies to elegant French dishes;
  • a variety of recreational activities, including performances by bands, movie nights and crab races;
  • a spa nestled among lush gardens by the sea;
  • PADI Authorized Dive Center;
  • kids club for young travelers;
  • a well-equipped fitness room, available 24 hours a day;
  • two tennis courts and beach volleyball courts.

Guests can explore the island by mountain bike or go on an exciting tour of the neighboring islands.

Canareef Resort Maldives
Canareef Resort Maldives


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