The 4 BestAll-Inclusive Resorts in the Maldives

There is no denying the fact that a holiday in the Maldives can be quite heavy on the wallet, and more than ever we’re dreaming of a luxurious private getaway– something that is friendly in a post-pandemic world. Before you strike a line through your dream destination on your bucket list, you will be happy to know that several resorts in the Maldives have great all-inclusive packages that you can even buy now and stay later. Here are some breathtakingly beautiful resorts that have some all-inclusive packages that are just as beautiful as the hotel itself!

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa

This amazing resort truly gives you your money’s worth in the Maldives. Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa is a barefoot paradise that has large airy rooms which seamlessly blend into nature. Although it takes some time to get to the resort (first a seaplane flight and then another 15-minute speedboat ride) you will see the effort is worth the destination. After your journey, you will arrive at this tropical hideaway and be welcomed with a cold glass of champagne, and immediately your travel stress will fizzle away.

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa is a resort for couples and families alike and has experiences to cater to both groups. The resort’s exceptional all-inclusive package, allows you to completely relax as all F&B will be covered beforehand and you don’t have to worry about bills. Here are some of the other inclusions that make the resort a favourite amongst travellers:

  • Daily massages
  • Diving excursions
  • Gourmet meals at the resort’s numerous restaurants
  • Premium alcoholic drinks, as well as non-alcoholic drinks (including a constantly replenished mini-bar)
  • A built-in excursion, whether it be snorkelling in the gorgeous house reef or a romantic sunset cruise.

Lily Beach Resort & Spa

Let Lily Beach Resort & Spa be the destination for your post-pandemic holiday and trust us, you won’t regret it. This resort is one of the most family-friendly hotels in the Maldives and has a variety of activities that the whole family will love. The most popular excursion is the Penguin Semi-Submarine which allows you to go down below the hull and marvel at the exquisite coral reef surrounding Lily Beach. However, the resort has tailor-made packages for each travel group, and their honeymoon package definitely ups the romance– at a rather reasonable price. Enjoy lush beach and water villas with comfortable beds, jacuzzis, and Hermés toiletries.

The resort is also known for having the best all-inclusive package in the Maldives, and their Platinum Plan is exemplary. Not only will all your meals be covered- as well as premium alcoholic beverages- but you will get to use all other public facilities like the kids’ club and their bars. The package also includes:

  • Complimentary VIP lounge access at the Trans Maldivian Airways seaplane terminal
  • Lily Maa main restaurant: a delicious buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can also have BBQs on the beach and other dining experiences the restaurant offers
  • AQVA Bar: à la carte menu option for lunch, unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails
  • Vibes Bar: live entertainment weekly, à la carte menu option for lunch, unlimited cocktails and signature drinks
  • Three complimentary excursions per person per stay to be selected from available options: coral garden snorkelling, a fishing trip, or a sunset cruise
  • Complimentary internet access in all villas and resort public areas.

Kandolhu Maldives

Kandolhu is an idyll nestled in the North Ari Atoll and can be reached by 25-minute seaplane ride from Male. This intimate resort with only 30 villas – most featuring a private plunge pool – is ideal for couples who are looking for a romantic getaway after months of staying at home. In spite of being a relatively small island, Kandolhu lacks nothing and is home to 5 restaurants, a delightful spa, and several other activities. Guests here can choose a meal plan to suit their preferences.

Our top pick is the Ultimate Inclusions package which will allow you to experience the highlights of the island at a reasonable price. This package covers everything, from alcoholic beverages (including wine from the in-room minibar) to the use of non-motorised water sports equipment. However, the biggest positive will be a discount on spa treatments, as well as your choice of either a guided snorkelling tour or a champagne sunset cruise. Here are some of the other inclusions:

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner at any of the 5 à la carte gourmet restaurants.
  • Over 30 hand-picked, international wines and sparkling wines included, available at all 5 restaurants and Vilu Bar.
  • Wide range of international branded premium spirits available in-villa and all outlets, preferred pricing on ultra-premium spirits, extensive Martini/cocktail list and European beer.
  • All soft drinks, juices, smoothies, speciality coffees and premium teas, mineral water.

Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives

Featuring 120 beautiful villas set in amidst the powdery white beaches or sitting on stilts above the sparkling ocean, the Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives is an idyllic tropical haven that fully embraces barefoot luxury. All it takes to get to paradise is a 20-minute boat ride from the capital city and you will arrive at this hotel where contemporary design blends perfectly with the warmth of tradition. Not only does this resort have a stunning setting, but the Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives also offers its guests a variety of excellent all-inclusive packages. From airport transfers to decadent meals, you’re going to love your stay here.

Our favourite offer is the Discover Paradise package. The package includes:

  • Daily breakfast for two
  • Daily lunch and dinner for two excluding beverages
  • Complimentary airport transfers
  • 15% discount on selected spa treatments
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi for multiple devices throughout the resort
  • Room upgrade to next category
  • Pergola Dinner (minimum 5 nights stay required).

Your dream holiday in the Maldives awaits. All you need to do is book a room in one of the resorts and put away your wallet for the rest of your trip! If you’re still unsure about all-inclusive resorts, read our guide so you know what to expect.

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