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The Maldives are world-renowned not only for its pristine beaches lapped by sparkling tropical waters, but also for its abundance of luxury resorts that arouse well-deserved admiration even for sophisticated travelers.

We suggest that you familiarize yourself with our selection of the most expensive Maldives resorts, the cost of accommodation on which starts from $ 2,000 and can reach $ 26,000 per night, depending on the season, the chosen accommodation option and a number of other factors.

More information on hotels and prices can be found at wiotto.com.

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island
Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

1. Soneva Jani

Soneva Jani's luxury villas are designed to offer guests maximum space, privacy and unforgettable views.

The villas, both island and water, include private pools, ample indoor living space and outdoor areas. Most of the overwater villas have water slides to the lagoon and a retractable roof above the master bedroom.

The territory of the resort is conditionally divided into two parts the iconic Chapter One and the recently opened Chapter Two.

Guests staying at Chapter One Water or Island Retreat can take advantage of the resort's carefully curated deals, long-stay discounts, butler service, complimentary chocolate room access and many other perks.

Soneva Jani
Soneva Jani

Guests staying at Chapter Two Conservation Villas can take advantage of all the amenities (up to the cost of a villa) this luxury resort has to offer. Among them

  • unlimited wines and meals, including access to dining from a Michelin-starred chef;
  • unlimited spa treatments and massages at Soneva Spa;
  • All kinds of entertainment, including diving, surfing, a range of non-motorized water sports, a variety of picnics on the island, a dolphin cruise, stargazing at the state-of-the-art observatory, watching movies at the water cinema, cooking classes and much more.
Choose your favorite villa in Soneva Jani.

Soneva Jani
Soneva Jani

2. Cheval Blank Randheli

This resort, owned by the French group LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton), invites the most discerning guests to enjoy an exquisite ultra-luxury holiday in one of its 46 villas.

Luxury, exclusivity, exceptional privacy and unrivaled attention to detail are the hallmarks of this House.

Designed by renowned architect Jean-Michel Gati, the hotel is decorated with luxurious residential fittings and furnishings and a unique art collection tops its walls.

Exquisite 5 restaurants and 3 bars of the resort will introduce guests to all kinds of gastronomic masterpieces.

The resort owns a private yacht Azimut and a custom seaplane Twin Otter of Havilland.

3. Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

This miniature tropical island offers guests a luxury all-inclusive Anything vacation. Anytime. Anywhere. According to this principle, everything that is under the moon is available to you anytime and anywhere.

The island's 15 residences are built from exceptionally sustainable materials, including wood from forests in Canada, New Zealand and Indonesia. Residences feature handcrafted furnishings, state-of-the-art equipment and private infinity pools.

It is worth noting that Kudadoo is the only fully solar-powered private island in the Maldives.

Guests are offered:

  • unlimited spa treatments;
  • unlimited water sports;
  • a wine cellar featuring some of the world's most exclusive wines;
  • many excursions and exciting routes for snorkeling and diving.

The resort has an underwater restaurant called 5.8, which combines gourmet cuisine with stunning views of the underwater world of the Indian Ocean.

The resort is proud of its prestigious awards, including The World's Best New Luxury Hotel 2018 and Best Island Resort 2019.

Book your villas in Kudadoo now!

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island
Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

4. Velaa Private Island

The private island of Velaa, located in the Noonu Atoll area, offers its guests maximum privacy in complete harmony with the environment.

Visitors to the island can settle in one of the villas or residences ranging from 200 to 1300 square meters, which are carefully designed to the smallest detail to create an atmosphere of elegant luxury and care.

For example, the Nika residence, created by renowned architect and designer Patricia Urquiola, has designer furniture and handmade carpets, and the five-meter dining table is carved from two pieces of a rare slab of black marble.

For honeymooners, there is a separate above-water residence near the island, perfect for a secluded romantic getaway, as it can only be reached by boat.

It features two private yachts and a wine cellar that houses the most exclusive wine collection in the Indian Ocean.

For special events, there is the possibility to rent the entire island, the 47 villas of which can accommodate up to 134 guests. Moreover, the minimum duration of such a rental must be at least 4 nights. The cost of the service starts at $ 800,000 for 4 nights.

Book your villa or the whole Velaa island here!

Velaa Private Island
Velaa Private Island

5. One & Only Reethi Rah

One & Only Reethi Rah offers guests spacious villas and suites, world-renowned dining options and personalized first-class service.

The 12 pristine beaches of the resort are surrounded by azure waters, which are home to over 2000 species of fish.

The award-winning spa provides a full range of high-end spa rituals from massages to special programs for pregnant women.

The resort itself has also repeatedly won high awards, including Five Star in the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide international ranking in 2020.

Find your perfect villa at One & Only Reethi Rah.

One & Only Reethi Rah
One & Only Reethi Rah

6. Joali Maldives

Luxury island resort Joali Maldives is the first and only resort in the Maldives dedicated to immersive art. The island is home to a variety of unique works by talented artists, from quirky sculptures to paintings and clothing. To ensure that none of these objects were left without attention, an art map was created on the hotel's website, with the help of which guests can find these unusual objects and find out information about their creators.

There is also an art studio and gallery, and a private area at Mura Bar for cigar and whiskey connoisseurs.

The resort has won numerous awards, including TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice in 2020.

Your villa in Joali Maldives is waiting for you!

Joali Maldives
Joali Maldives

7. Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru - this world famous brand has for many years been inextricably associated with excellent service, elegance and high quality of life.

Travelers looking for a Four Seasons vacation will be able to

  • take to the skies on the exclusive Flying Triggerfish seaplane;
  • go on a boat trip on a private yacht Four Seasons Explorer;
  • indulge in spa rituals at the award-winning Spa & Ayurvedic Retreat, and take advantage of the resort's many other services and amenities.
Book your villas at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru here.

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

8. The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

This resort, owned by renowned Marriott International, offers 77 scenic beachfront and overwater villas. Some of the residences boggle the imagination with their impeccable design and unique individual style.

Thus, the Villa John Jacob Astor Estate is distinguished by its impressive size, exquisite interior, luxurious amenities, including its own 92 square meter pool and Jacuzzi with panoramic sea views.

At the same time, guests are guaranteed that every request will be fulfilled quickly and discreetly at any time of the day.

For an unforgettable journey, guests of the resort are provided with a private yacht, which can comfortably accommodate up to eight people.

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

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