The 17 best 5 star luxury resorts and hotels in the Maldives. The Maldives is a nation of islands in the Indian Ocean, that spans across the equator. The country is comprised of 1192 paradise islands. LuxuryHotelDeals.Travel helps you find the best luxury resorts in the Maldives. Five star hotels and resorts that are unique, luxurious and beautiful, all are handpicked. We guide you to the best offers and deals. You are welcome to sign up for our newsletter to keep you updated about new luxury hotels and resorts, and new offers.

 Soneva Jani

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As close to paradise that you can be.

Soneva Jani is a 5 star luxury overwater resort located in a 5.6 kilometer crystal clear lagoon in the Noonu Atoll. Built around a lagoon with ocean views, white beaches and tropical greenery.

1 to 6 bedroom villas with slides to the ocean. The beautifully designed villas offer the ultimate in privacy and laid back luxury. Dolphin cruises, diving, family experiences and Michelin Star Dining.
The 24 overwater villas all feature a retractable sliding roof from the master bedroom to stargaze at night, and uninterrupted ocean views in all directions. Many of them also include waterslides from the top deck directly into the lagoon below. Soneva Jani is the lowest density development in the Maldives.

The main facilities of Soneva Jani are located at The Gathering, which is a three-storey structure that hosts the main dining outlets as well as an Observatory, a Spa, gift-shop and a water sports and dive centre. There is also an overwater silent cinema, a tennis court, a labyrinth gardens, an eco-centro and a Children’s Den on the main island.


 Soneva Fushi

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Five star eco-luxury Island resort.

Soneva Fushi sits as a luxury resort on a beautiful island in the Maldives, containing white-sand beaches, crystal clear waters, and once in a lifetime experiences. The Baa Atoll island offers luxury, environmentally friendly design and authentic Maldivian experiences. Spacious luxury villas are hidden among dense foliage on a private island. Each villa has a different castaway fantasy behind it while some feature a private sea water swimming pool.

Those who come to Soneva for a peaceful getaway will enjoy the Spa guaranteeing the best comfort; and guests who are a little more adventurous will enjoy the leisure activities provided, such as bicycle riding, table tennis, badminton, board games or diving and exploring the stunning ocean. With rustic charms and minimalistic design, this luxurious Soneva Fushi promises the vacation of your dreams.

Explore the island with complimentary bicycles. Intuitive service is provided by Mr./Ms. Friday butlers. Features include the open-air Cinema Paradiso, counting Saturn’s rings in the high-tech Observatory, the home-made chocolate and ice cream rooms, five hundred wines to choose from and six different restaurants.

Learn the art of glass blowing at the Maldives’ only glass studio, discover the waters with complimentary non-motorised water sports, and sail aboard Soneva’s luxury two-bedroom yacht, Soneva in Aqua.

Soneva Fushi offers just 65 accommodations and world-class service.

 The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives Luxury Resorts

5 star luxury beach resort with 221 luxury water villas, beach villas, and exclusive retreats.

All of our villas come with complimentary 24/7 care so you can relax in your private pool.
The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives is secluded in a peaceful and harmonious island in Noonu Atoll. This stunning resort is just a 45-minute seaplane ride from Male. The resort has been awarded Best Luxury Spa, Best Luxury Restaurant and World Travel Awards for Best Family Resort.

Featuring The Spa by Thalgo, the resort offers spiritual approach to beauty, health, and wellness with their natural element-influenced treatments. 15 restarants offer a wide range of drinks and international dishes, including buffet options with live cooking stations. Guests can also have private meals on the beach.

For recreation, guests can enjoy snorkeling in house reef or in Nemo Garden, opt for many of the activities available on the island such as tennis, badminton or board games or be more adventurous by experiencing various watersports activities or diving. The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives – where luxury and decadence meet in the heart of the Maldives.


 Ayada Maldives

Ayada is a 5-star private island resort offering a luxurious Maldivian retreat. Ayada Maldives is an award-winning resort located amidst a pristine reef within the southern rim of the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the southern Maldives.

The villas offer stylish interiors, finished with Middle-Eastern and Maldivian design elements. Beach villas and suites feature a secluded private garden with pool and outdoor shower – just a few steps away from the beach. Over-water villas and suites offer amazing views over the open ocean and also have private pools and outdoor showers.

Ayada Maldives is the most fascinating accommodation with impeccable personalized butler service and exclusive location within the central region of the reef, the island is surrounded by long stretches of beautiful white sandy beaches and a crystal clear shallow lagoon. An ultimate holiday retreat, making it an ideal destination for diving and surfing right off its doorstep as well as other type of water sports include sailing, water skiing and fun tubes.

Its seven restaurants offer wide range of unique culinary experience ranging from exotic Asian flavors to Mediterranean specialties to the vibrant Ottoman while enjoying the breathtaking views of the ocean and the horizon.


Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Luxury Resort

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Luxurious beach villas in the Maldives.

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Luxury Resort offers a collection of beach and over-water villas that promise unparalleled privacy coupled with fantastic service by the resort’s 24-hour butlers.
For a romantic getaway, few places capture the imagination the way the Maldives do.

It boasts 21 island villas and 16 ocean villas with private pools, three restaurants, a scenic cocktail bar and an array of facilities and activities to relax, rejuvenate and reinvigorate the body, mind and spirit. These include an award winning luxury spa, over-the-water fitness centre, yoga programmes, water sports, private dining options, private chef service, along with snorkelling and diving at its finest – the resort’s PADI-certified dive centre offers adventures through the wonders of some of most breath-taking coral reefs in the world.

 Milaidhoo island

Not just another five star resort in the Maldives.

In the heart of Baa Atoll, Milaidhoo Island Maldives is an ideal spot from which to discover Maldives Islands.

Milaidhoo Island Maldives is a boutique luxury resort in the UNESCO biosphere reserve. Its own coral reef is a protected area and noted as an outstanding snorkelling and diving site. The beautiful island, abundant with tropical greenery, is fringed by white sandy beaches and circled by a coral reef.

50 rooms spread over 1 floors provide a warm and pleasant home away from home. Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Milaidhoo Island Maldives is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.

There are three restaurants and two bars designed to appeal to the senses. The Milaidhoo Gourmet plan is a dine-around meal plan offering daily breakfast.

 Heritance Aarah

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Wake up in paradise to the sound of the sea.

Heritance Aarah is a luxury all inclusive features accommodation in Raa Atoll. This 5-star resort offers a 24-hour front desk, 24 hour room service and a shared lounge. The property has a garden, as well as a restaurant that serves Middle Eastern cuisine. A continental, buffet or American breakfast is available each morning at the property.

The resort has a Spa and wellness facilities including a hot tub and a fitness centre.
Heritance Aarah is a popular pick for both business and leisure travelers.

 Seaside Finolhu

World-class service at Seaside Finolhu

A new retreat in Baa Atoll, protected by UNESCO Biosphere reserve bringing a buzzy burst of fun, world-class entertainment, and toes-in-the-sand relaxation. Seaside Finolhu recalls the heady allure of vintage beach vacations with retro touches and laid-back ambiance. Seaside Finolhu’s 125 villas come on the ocean, the lagoon or by the beach, with or without pool in either 1 or 2 bedroom options.

Breakfasts at Baa Baa Beach Diner, choose from North African flavours at the Baahaa Grill, and Asian fine dining at the overwater restaurant, Kanusan. Hands-down, the favourite place to eat on the island is the Fish & Crab Shack.

The Beach Club is the social hub of the resort, with a pool, beach cinema, and futuristic rooftop bar, and an extensive activity list includes yoga sessions, Snorkelling to high-octane X Jet Blades.

 Como Maalifushi

COMO Maalifushi is the only luxury resort in the Maldives’ Thaa Atoll, nestled in the archipelago’s southern reaches. With overwater villas and beach suites, COMO Maalifushi is the ultimate away-from-it-all destination for families, couples, surfers and divers.

Guests can enjoy elegantly furnished villas and soothing spa treatments. Free WiFi access is available at all areas. All the villas feature a dining table, iPod docking station, DVD player and coffee machine. Marble bathrooms come with a large bathtub and rain-shower facilities. Most villas include a spacious private pool.

COMO Shambhala Retreat at COMO Maalifushi is a luxury spa where one can relax, recuperate and feel well, guided by COMO’s expert therapists in holistic health.

There are three dining options: Madi restaurant serves all-day international, Maldivian and healthful COMO Shambhala Cuisine, while Thila pool and lounge bar specialises in salads, pizzas and wood-baked seafood. There is also Tai, a Japanese-inspired restaurant for sashimi and sushi.

 Hurawalhi Island Resort

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Luxury adults only and all inclusive resort.

The resort is perfect for your honeymoon, wedding, or beach holiday in the Maldives.
Hurawalhi Island Resort offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travelers. A selection of top-class facilities such as free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, gift/souvenir shop, postal service can be enjoyed at the hotel.

The hotel features 90 beautifully appointed guest rooms, many of which include television, coffee, tea, linens, mirror. The hotel offers wonderful recreational facilities such as badminton court, boats, canoe, dart board, watersports equipment to make your stay truly unforgettable.

Hurawalhi has the world’s largest all glass under water restaurant, 5.8 Undersea Restaurant!

Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Hurawalhi Island Resort.

 Huvafen Fushi Resort

Think into sensuous relaxation.

Huvafen Fushi is a luxurious resort located in the North Malé Atoll in the Maldives. It features overwater and beach bungalows with private pools, free Wi-Fi throughout the property and 6 dining outlets.

Set within its very own lagoon, Huvafen Fushi Maldives is a naturalist’s wonderland where the stunning environment, both above and below the waterline, is an attraction in itself. Featuring extravagant and luxurious villas, their ocean bungalow’s glass floor captures a great view of the turquoise waters. With rooms on the sea, they also feature a designer yacht fit with modern and lavish facilities. Cruise around, savor the best cuisines that are provided by global chefs, and indulge in their spa treatements. A beautiful, luxurious, and extravagant Maldivian property

Body treatments are offered in underwater treatment rooms at the Pearl. Guests can swim in the resort’s infinity pool and practice yoga at their yoga pavilion. Night fishing is also available.

 Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort

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Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort at a glance:
– 110 beach villas and over water suites
– Top of the notch Spa
– Over water spa, surf school and water sports centre
– Exciting indoor & outdoor activities for our young guests
– Access to facilities at sister resort Veli

Anantara offers the Maldives 5 star resort experience you’ve only dreamt about, with two lush islands, Dhigufinolhu and Bodu Huraa. Unwind on endless white sand beaches, palm-fringed islands and pristine coral reefs.

Anantara Resort Maldives offers 68 beachfront villas, all situated on a private beach, with unique outdoor bathrooms and rain showers. The 2 Beachfront Pool Villas are more spacious and come with their own private plunge pool set in a tropical garden. Anantara’s 38 over-water suites, situated over the Indian Ocean, feature private sundecks and open-air infinity-edged bathtubs with a view. For the ultimate over-water Maldives luxury resort getaway, 2 exclusive Deluxe Over-Water Pool Suites enjoy a prime setting at the end of each jetty, with wrap-around sundecks featuring their own private plunge pool.

The cuisine at Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort is an inspiring Maldives restaurant gastronomic experience. Dining with an array of seafood and meat grills, fine Italian cuisine at Terazzo, to lighter meals poolside for lunch. Guests can head over to Anantara Veli for Teppanyaki cuisine.

Anantara is something else!!

 Velaa Private Island

Enjoy your private moments surrounded by unique architecture, beautiful nature and with exceptional service.
Velaa Private Island brings a new meaning to “private moments” in the Maldives. Here the essence of Maldivian culture, lifestyle and landscape meets limitless opportunities, where no request is too much, and each guest will ultimately feel that this is their own private island. Comprising 43 private villas and 2 four-bedroom residences fusing local materials and contemporary flourishes, each retreat offers a generous outdoor space and private pool.

This resort has a private beach, water sports facilities and free use of bicycles is available. You can play tennis, table tennis, and billiards at the resort.

The resort has a year-round outdoor pool and barbecue. Velaa Private Island boasts the Michelin-star chef Adeline Grattard from Paris, and the most extensive wine cellar in the Indian Ocean. With 3 restaurants, 2 bars and 1 wine cellar, every palate is sure to be satisfied. The spa will showcase the first ‘snow room’ in the Maldives.

 The St Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

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The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is a 5-Star Resort on a private island in the Maldives.
The spacious villas and suites comes with a private pool, iPad room controls, electronic drapes, wood floors, marble bathroom, floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in closet, private terrace, free standing bathtubs, rainforest shower and Bang & Olufsen BeoVision TV. Restaurants with Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Indian and international food. The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort offers six distinct dining venues including a pop-up restaurant, an overwater tapas bar and exceptional wine dinners at Decanter cellar.

The guests can relax and go for body massages, Ayurveda treatments and hydro therapy at Iridium Spa. In addition to diving and windsurfing, the resort offers jet packing, sea bobbing, glass bottom kayaking and catamaran sailing.

World class service!

 One&Only Reethi Rah

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A tropical island paradise.

The 5 star luxury resort has an extensive collection of beach and water villas, along with exclusive residences. Designed to offer a stylish take on carefree island life, with indoor-outdoor living spaces including outdoor showers, accommodations have tropical gardens and spacious bathrooms with terrazzo baths and walk-in rain showers. The elegant villas at One & Only Reethi Rah are located either over the lagoon or by the beach and enjoy beautiful ocean views.

The resort has 8 restaurants including the new Tree House restaurant, perched above the tropical canopy with a romantic setting for intimate celebrations, a seven-course menu, and spectacular Indian Ocean views. Tapasake is known for Japanese dishes with Peruvian influences, and Botanika by Brent Savage has a menu with vegetarian and contemporary cuisine.

Guests can enjoy massage treatments at the Spa or play tennis at the outdoor courts. The resort also has a beach club – One Tribe, catered to teenagers and KidsOnly.

 Four Seasons Kuda Huura Maldives

The luxurious 5 star, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, invites you sail, dive, surf or enjoy the endless sky & sea from your luxury beachfront villa. The resort is a garden-style resort arranged as a traditional Maldivian village on its own coral island.

The rooms are surrounded by tropical blooms or offer ocean views. En-suite spacious bathrooms integrate an indoor bath tub and shower area with a Maldivian open-air shower set in the exotic confines of a walled garden. Guests can engage in exhilarating activities from surfing to shark safaris, dolphin-watching to diving.
There is a 24-hour service at the property. You can play tennis and billiards at this resort. Snorkel the coral gardens or sail to The Island Spa for marine-inspired treatments.

4 restaurants and 2 bars are complemented by private dining options as sandbank barbecues and private over water gazebos.

 W Maldives

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A luxury 5-star private island resort.

White sand beaches and turquoise lagoons, W Maldives is a luxury private island resort. You can explore the island’s private reef, relax on the beaches, snorkeing, or do water sports.

W Maldives offers 77 private villas, each with its own plunge pool and sundeck with a daybed and grill. Luxe villas have living rooms with glass bottom floors, TVs, and Bose sound systems, plus bedrooms with plush king-sized signature W beds.

There are six gourmet restaurants and relaxed bars throughout the resort, including Fish, the signature restaurant set above the Indian Ocean specializing in seafood. Fire is a beachfront restaurant where al fresco jungle meets beach barbeque, and the Kitchen Bistro offers at-home dining.

The overwater Away Spa provides customized massages and treatments.