Luxury Water-Villa Resorts in Maldives

The Maldives, officially known as the Republic of Maldives, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean located southwest of the Indian subcontinent. A tropical paradise on earth, the Maldives is made up of 26 atolls, which are made up of more than 1,000 coral islands. Known for its deep blue seas with colorful coral reefs, white sandy beaches, luxury resorts, and diverse vegetation, it is a popular beach destination in Asia and among the most visited countries in the World.

Apart, this tropical island is also home to some of the luxury watervillas. Nestled on the glittering emerald waters of the Indian Ocean, these watervillas are built on stilts at the lagoon and are surrounded by fresh azure water and breathtaking views. Designed uniquely with Maldivian-influenced interiors and modern technology, each watervilla has their own swimming pool, living room, master bedroom and bathroom, and direct access to the lagoon. Attracting millions of tourists every year, it is one of the best accommodation options for a holiday in Maldives as part of Maldives Tour Packages.

Here is our list of 12 best luxury Watervillas in Maldives.

Gili Lankanfushi Maldives Resort

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If you are looking for a lavish holiday in Maldives, Gili Lanjanfushi is one of the best 5-star watervillas in Maldives that oozes luxury. These two-floor overwater villas are so secluded, that can only be reached by a boat. Boasts with a rooftop terrace, semi open-air bathroom, overwater sundeck with direct ocean access, comfy catamaran nets to enjoy a quiet lounge above the waves, large master bedroom, a water hammock, and a living room, this amazing resort is a great place for families and honeymoon couples. Guests here can enjoy facilities such as Meera spa, swimming pool, tennis court, as well as cooking classes and off-island excursions. Besides, one can also indulge in some of the water sports activities such as diving, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, and much more. The stay price here ranges from INR 77,000 to 1,75,000.

One&Only Reethi Rah – Maldives

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One&Only Reethi Rah is another 5-star luxury watervilla resort located on one of the largest islands in North Male Atoll. This property is just a 45-minute boat ride from Male, among the top places to visit in Maldives. Spread over 1600 sq.ft, these luxurious, thatched watervillas feature flat-screens, plus outdoor showers, and terraces with direct beach access. Guests can savor their hunger in one of the 8 incredible restaurants, bars and lounges that serve up sumptuous cuisine. The other amenities in the resort are 3 outdoor pools, a dive center, a tennis court, kid’s and teen’s club, the One&Only Spa, and a FIFA-certified football pitch for an unforgettable holiday experience. Go on to the pristine shores of one of 12 secluded beaches or engage in various water-based activities including snorkeling with hawksbill turtles. The stay price starts from 1,00,000 onwards.

Cheval Blanc Randheli

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Encircled by white sandy beaches and coral reefs, the Cheval Blanc Randheli is a five-star luxury private island watervilla resort located in Noonu Atoll, Maldives. This resort can be accessed by a seaplane journey from Male. The villas here are built with a pretty design and a beautiful blend of interior and exterior that is suitable for both families and honeymooners. In this resort, the ultrachic 1 and 2-bedroom villas provide living areas, dressing rooms and open-air bathrooms along with private garden terraces and outdoor infinity pools whereas a lavish 4-bedroom villa comes with a bar, a grand piano, and a dedicated staff. There are 5 trendy restaurants and 2 bars, along with tennis courts, a fitness center, a kids’ club, and a waterfront spa. Besides, guests can also engage in water sports and local tours offered by the resort. It is one of the best resorts for those who want to really check out some aesthetically pleasing decor and contemporary art pieces during their Maldives Trip. The stay price ranges from INR 1,31,000 to 3,03,000.

Soneva Jani, Medhufaru

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Soneva Jani is yet another glamorous and luxurious 5-star watervilla located on the island of Medhufaru in a 5.6 km lagoon in the Noonu Atoll. The resort can be reached by a scenic 40-minute seaplane flight direct from Male International Airport, and a 60-minute speedboat ride from Soneva Fushi. The property features with both overwater and island villas with beautifully designed interiors made from sustainable materials. Each water villa has private pool and a retractable roof to stargaze from the master bedroom whereas some villas add waterslides into the lagoon. Soneva Jani is popular for its outstanding and unique experience from stargazing to overwater observatory and from sunset dolphin cruises to overwater cinema. Savor your taste buds at the Overseas restaurant with Pescatarian, Vegetarian and Plant-Based food. Pamper yourself in relaxing and rejuvenating therapies from ayurvedic massage and chemical-free Sodashi facials to targeted vitamin IV therapy. Indulge yourself in various water activities including paddleboards, windsurfing, kite surfing, night paddle boarding, diving, skimming and catamarans. The stay price here ranges from INR 2,00,000 to 5,00,000.

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

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Surrounded by turquoise lagoons and dazzling white sandy beaches, Four Seasons Resort Maldives is located in Baa Atoll, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. This property is a 30-minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport. Set in 18 hectares of jungles and beaches, this 5-star property has land-based accommodations that features with private beach access, pool, outdoor showers, and lush private gardens whereas water villas offer spectacular views of Indian Ocean from floor to ceiling windows, spacious sundecks, outdoor showers, and nets for over-water lazing. The resort also houses 4 bars and 4 restaurants featuring Italian, Arabian, and Asian cuisines, along with 4 outdoor pools and an award-winning spa. The other amenities include access to a turtle rehabilitation center, a kids’ club, and several water sports including snorkeling, kitesurfing, parasailing, and kayaking. Attracting large number of tourists from all over the globe, the stay price ranges from INR 97,000 to 2,22,000.

Six Senses Resort Laamu

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Sprawling over the Indian Ocean, Six Senses is the only resort in the Laamu Atoll, in the south of Maldives. Sheltered on the privately-owned Olhuveli Island, this remote luxury resort is a 35-minute inter-island domestic flight away from Male International Airport to Kadhdhoo, followed by a short speedboat ride. Surrounded by heavenly blues, the resort houses four kinds of different kinds of watervillas that comes with outdoor bathtubs and infinity pools and sundecks. Some villas are added with private outdoor pool. The other amenities in the villas include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, Bose sound systems, iPod docks, and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can relax and rejuvenate their body and mind at the Six Senses Spa which is known for its award-winning therapies. There are 3 restaurants (2 over water), a bar, an ice cream parlor, and an outdoor pool. The stay price starts from INR 34,000 onwards.

COMO Cocoa Island

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If you are looking for peace and tranquility, then COMO Cocoa Island is one of the best luxury resorts on the private shores of Kaafu Island in South Male Atoll. This property is a 40-minute speedboat ride from Male International Airport. Inspired by the Dhoni (a local fishing boat), this property features with an elegant, air-conditioned suites and villas that boast splendid views of the crystal Indian Ocean and turquoise lagoon. Each room is furnished with a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and feature large bathrooms with bathtubs. This resort also features holistic Ayurvedic treatments, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a yoga classes, a library, a beachfront Ufaa restaurant with romantic dining option, several water sports such as diving and snorkeling. Attracting millions of tourists from all over the globe, the stay price here ranges from INR 49,000 to INR 1,00,000.

W Maldives

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Castaway in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, W Maldives is a luxury 5-star private island resort located in the North Ari Atoll of Maldives. Sited in the Fesdu Island, W Maldives features 77 escapes and suites located both ashore and overwater, including 28 Wonderful Beach Oasis, 46 Fabulous Overwater Oasis, three WOW Ocean Escape and one Extreme WOW Ocean Haven. This heart shaped island is known for the best dining experience, customized spa treatments, luxury accommodations, and a fun-filled activities. A wonderland of white-sand beaches, turquoise lagoons and breathtaking reefs, the resort offers plenty of water sport activities including parasailing, seabob, scuba diving, aqua bike, water skiing, wakeboard, monoski, fun Tube, windsurfing, diving, snorkeling, and much more. The stay price ranges from INR 63,000 to INR 1,84,000.

Baros Maldives

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Baros Maldives is one of the best overwater villa resorts positioned on North Male Atoll, a 25-minutes drive by speedboat from the Male International Airport. Nestled within a lagoon, this resort is surrounded by palm trees and houses the luxurious overwater villas that boasts with high end facilities including private in-villa wine chiller, separate bar, espresso machines and bathtubs with views of the sea. Pamper yourself at spa to relax and rejuvenate your body, satiate your taste buds in three on-site restaurants with the Mediterranean and Latin American delicacies. Also, this place has its own unique marine central tour where one can learn about underwater lives. Besides, the resort also offers a customary free wine, free photoshoot, and custom-made dinner for all the newlywed couples which makes this place a paradise for all the honeymooners as part of Maldives Tour Packages. The stay price here starts from INR 31,000.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

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Taj Exotica Resort & Spa is a 5-star hotel spread across the exotic Emboodhu Finolhu Island, in the middle of one of the largest natural lagoons in Maldives. Located just 8 km from Male International Airport, one can reach this property by 15 minutes private speedboat ride. Once known as the ‘Three Coconut Island,’ this tropical isle is adorned with pale white sand and crystal blue waters with tropical flora. This award-winning property features 64 luxurious villas and a large infinity pool with clear lagoon views. With private sundecks and balconies, large villas are decorated with fine wood furnishings and warm colors. Guests can relax with soothing spa treatments at Jiva Grande Spa, enjoy Indian food and lagoon views at the in-house 24 Degrees Restaurant, and indulge in a wide range of water sports including diving, fishing, and windsurfing. The stay price here ranges from INR 52,000 to 1,51,000.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

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The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort is among the best water villa resorts in Maldives situated at Rangali Island, accessed only by seaplane from Male International Airport, around 100 km away. Spread over two private islands linked by a long-elevated walking path, it is one of the best places for honeymooners that makes even more special with. The resort is home to 71 overwater villas with high-end amenities and luxuries like private Jacuzzis in each villa. This property also houses world’s only all-glass undersea restaurant, an overwater restaurant and also an overwater spa. Watch a movie at the open-air cinema, indulge in adventure at the water sports center etc., are some of the other things to do while in this resort. Besides, the resort also offers a rare adults-only area on one island who would prefer kids-free environment. The stay price here ranges from INR 40,000 to 1,67,000.

Huvafen Fushi

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Huvafen Fushi is a luxurious resort located in the North Male Atoll, among the top places to visit in Maldives. Home to the world’s first and only underwater spa, the resort can be reached by a 30-minute speedboat ride from Male International Airport. Set within its peculiar lagoon, the resort features overwater and beach bungalows with private pools, and each room has luxury bath amenities, free Wi-Fi, large flat-screen satellite TV, Bluetooth speaker, and Thakuru (butler) service. Guests can relish the mouthwatering cuisines in one of the four restaurants, go to the overwater gym, pamper yourself with spa therapies, practice yoga at the overwater yoga pavilion, and indulge in water activities including deep-sea fishing, snorkeling, and complimentary non-motorized watersports. The stay price starts from INR 50,000 onwards.

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