Maldives Resorts Famous For Watersports

With 1,190 Islands scattered among 26 atolls, the island nation of Maldives, officially known as the Republic of Maldives, is one of the top beach destinations in the world as it is home to some of the most stunning beaches in the world and among the must-include places in your honeymoon tour packages. A tropical paradise on the earth, Maldives Tourism is renowned for deep blue seas with colorful coral reefs, white sandy beaches, luxury resorts, and diverse vegetation. Also, Maldives is home to hundreds of island resorts that offer an idyllic retreat for affluent travelers, offering world-class accommodation, fine dining options, luxurious facilities, and impeccable services for a fulfilling tropical holiday. In addition, the resorts in the Maldives also offer plenty of water sports activities from surfing and kayaking to kiteboarding, jet skiing, and sailing that draw a large number of adventure seekers as part of Maldives Tour Packages.

Here is our list of Maldives Resorts famous for Water Activities.

Anantara Kihavah

Set on the beautiful Kihavah Huravalhi Island in Baa Atoll, Anantara Kihavah is one of the most luxurious resorts in the Maldives featuring luxurious villas with private infinity pools. Opened in 2006, Anantara Kihavah Resort is a scenic 35-minute seaplane ride from Male, among the top Maldives tourist places. The area was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 2011, highlighting its fragile beauty and making it an ideal spot for divers or snorkelers. Surrounded by coral reefs and a blue lagoon, each villa here is provided with absolute privacy, beach, and ocean access. Some of the top things to do in this resort are swimming with majestic manta rays or snorkeling at one of the world’s most treasured house reefs and stargazing into the night. Besides, the resort offers a range of water activities for its guests including wakeboarding, windsurfing, canoeing, catamaran sailing, and snorkeling. The stay price starts from INR 1,80,000 onwards.

Niyama Private Islands Maldives

Spread across two pristine islands on Dhaalu Atoll in the Maldives, Niyama Private Islands is a luxury resort developed by Per Aquum (Huvafenfushi) and co-owned by Anantara. With lot of various entertainments and activities, the resort is lined up with luxurious beach pool villas and over water pool villas. Always delighted with the water, it is an ideal place to spend some time with your loved ones. Besides, this is also a perfect choice for adventure enthusiasts as the resort offers sailing with the dolphins at sunset, boat trips, water skiing, surfing, wakeboarding, kiting, parasailing, flyboarding, etc. The stay price starts from INR 79,000 onwards.

Kuramathi Maldives

With 1.8 km in length, Kuramathi Maldives is another major tropical resort located in Rasdhoo Atoll. Guests of all ages can enjoy amazing fun-filled holidays with a pristine stretch of white sandbank, lending a dramatic quality to the idyllic surroundings of turquoise lagoons, tropical jungle, and flora. Known for its villa accommodation that ranges from the individual Beach Villas to the idyllic Water Villas with Pool teh resort is one of the best resorts in Maldives famous with Indians. Equipped with all sorts of modern amenities, the property offers a luxury spa, 3 outdoor pools including an infinity pool, and a Jacuzzi for relaxation. At Kuramathi Maldives, guests can indulge in water activities like windsurfing, kayaking, water skiing, catamaran, and wakeboarding. Also, the resort has kid’s club where children can have loads of fun with many activities, play area, and an outdoor pool. The stay price starts from INR 45,000 onwards.

Reethi Faru

With an amazing house reef, Reethi Faru is a new 5-star resort located on the island of Filaidhoo in Raa Atoll, Maldives. Opened in November 2017, Reethi Faru Resort offers everything from romance to tranquility and from peace to lavishness. Dotted with flaunting tropical foliage, lush coconut groves, and glistening clear waters, the resort is recognized as one of the leaders in the Maldives tourism industry once it come to sports and recreational facilities. Reethi Faru features with excellent accommodation, both on the beach and over the water, five restaurants with authentic Maldivian dishes, a poolside bar, a nightclub, sun loungers, a pool, a spa, a wide range of water sports activities, including diving and snorkeling. Catamaran, Wind Surfing, Canoeing, kite surfing, fly boarding, jet skiing are some of the other water activities one can enjoy here. Besides, it is the only resort in Maldives that has indoor facility with basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis and squash courts under one roof. The stay price starts from INR 32,000 onwards.

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Located in the North Ari Atoll in Maldives, Veligandu Island Resort is the only resort on the island of Veligandu surrounded by a beautiful lagoon, an excellent house reef, and long stretches of white, sandy beach. Sprawls over an area of 22 acres, this award-winning, secluded resort hosts guests in its elegant jacuzzi-equipped villas and offers to enjoy the beauty of the lagoon both underwater and above it. The resort also has a private beach area, a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center. Besides, the resort offers several water sports activities including scuba diving, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, parasailing, jet skiing, banana boat riding, and canoeing. These services are available at an additional cost. However, for those who choose the “all-inclusive plus package”, free use of kayaks and windsurfing equipment is available daily for one hour, as well as one hour and a half group windsurfing lesson according to the schedule. The stay price starts from INR 67,000 onwards.

W Maldives

Located in the North Ari Atoll of Maldives, W Maldives is one of the most luxury resorts in the Maldives. Situated on 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 fun-filled activities including parasailing, sea bob, scuba diving, aqua bike, water skiing, wakeboarding, monoski, fun Tube, windsurfing, diving, snorkeling, and much more. The stay price starts from INR 1,25,000 onwards.

Hurawalhi Island Resort

Set on an enchanting private island in the pristine Lhaviyani Atoll in the Maldives, Hurawalhi Island Resort is an excellent choice for those looking for the perfect honeymoon in the Maldives. The resort can be reached by a 40-minute seaplane transfer from Velana International Airport. Surrounded by a beautiful lagoon, the resort has 90 villas that are equipped with all modern amenities. Also, the resort offers various water sports, including fantastic scuba diving, including night, wreck, and fluorescent dives, snorkeling excursions with a marine biologist, and of course the full PADI certification courses at the resort’s 5-star diving center. Jet skis, paragliding, sailing, wakeboarding, canoeing, windsurfing, kayaks, and catamarans are a sample list of other reasons to leave a cozy villa or a comfortable lounge chair. The stay price starts from INR 92,000 onwards.

Centara Grand Island & Spa

Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa is another luxurious resort located in the Maldives and is an ideal place for an island holiday. Surrounded by the blue ocean and adorned with distinctive timbered walkways, seascapes, and colonial-style buildings, the resort features 112 spacious villas set over the water, and the suites blended harmoniously with the natural setting. Guests can start the day with a fusion of flavors with sumptuous Champagne breakfasts, relax and rejuvenate the mind and body at SPA Cenvaree.  Besides, it is one of the famous resorts to enjoy thrilling water activities including snorkeling, diving, Catamaran, windsurfing, Parasailing, Water-skiing, wakeboarding, kayaking, etc. Combined with a wealth of activities and superb facilities, it is one of the ideal getaways for all and the room tariff ranges from INR 50, 000 to 80, 000.

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Fringed by white sandy beaches and turquoise lagoons, Meeru Island Resort on Meerufenfushi Island is one of the most luxurious resorts in the Maldives, among the best visa-free countries for Indians. With 286 rooms and suites, including 106 water villas, the Meeru Island Resort is one of the Maldives’ largest 4-star resorts that has something for everyone right from the al fresco dining in a tropical paradise with various buffet themes to the unique Hot Rock and Teppanyaki experiences. In addition to the romantic atmosphere, gastronomic establishments, wellness treatments, and vibrant daily activities with live music and DJ, exciting water activities await guests here. Some of the popular water activities on Meeru Island include Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, waterskiing, Monoski, wakeboarding, Banana boat riding, kayaking, windsurfing, catamaran, etc. However, these services are available at an additional cost. The accommodation ranges from INR 50, 000 to INR 93, 000.

Bandos Maldives

Lapped by the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean, Bandos Maldives is a private island resort ideally situated on North Male Atoll, just a 10-minute speed boat ride from Male International Airport. Opened in 1972, this upper-middle-range island resort was the second resort in the Maldives, and among the prominent budget island resorts in the Maldives. From the ultra-exclusive and luxurious Water Villas to the standard rooms, Bandos Maldives has a total of 215 spacious rooms with balconies overlooking the garden or beach. The resort also boasts an outdoor pool with a swim-up bar, live entertainment at Sand Bar, massage treatments at Orchid Spa, and a Club House that offers a range of fitness activities including a gym, aerobics, badminton, tennis courts, squash, and table tennis. The resort also has an award-winning PADI Dive Centre with trips to over 40 dive sites and the kids’ club. Apart, it is among the famous resorts to indulge in various water activities such as fishing, snorkeling, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, wakeboarding, parasailing, etc., that one must try while staying in the resort. The stay price starts from INR 30,000 onwards.

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