As temperatures rise across the region, now is the time to enjoy cool tropical island breezes, by taking a speedboat or seaplane from the capital, Malé, to the four- and five-star resorts, each on its own private island.
Endless white powdery beaches give way to lush foliage and tall palm trees surrounding each villa, giving guests that private island hideaway feeling and a reassuring sense of seclusion.
Guests can enjoy water sports, including snorkelling, diving and wind surfing, or indulge in the world-class spa facilities, with numerous dining options across all three resorts.
Olhuveli Beach & Spa Maldives – The four-star deluxe resort is a short 45-minute speedboat ride from International Airport, letting you start your holiday the minute you set foot on the beach. Two adults and two children can enjoy a three-night stay in a Deluxe Room, with breakfast, for just US$600 nett. Opting for a Deluxe Water Villa is $800 nett for a three-night stay. The return transfer by speedboat is $220 per person.
Sun Aqua Vilu Reef Maldives – Staying at a Beach Villa at this five-star resort is just $700 nett for two adults and two children for three nights, with breakfast. A Reef Water Villa three-night stay is $850 nett. Taking a seaplane ride to the island gives guests a birds-eye view of the beautiful island chains, with the 35-minute return flights just $425 per person.
The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives – The jewel in the Sun Siyam crown offers 14 restaurant and bars choices for dining and an award-winning spa.
A Beach Villa stay over three nights for two adults and two children is $850 nett, with breakfast. A Deluxe Beach Villa with the addition of a private pool is $1,250 nett, while a Water Villa is $1,650 nett. The 45-minute return seaplane ride to this island paradise is just $488 per person.