MaldivesHotels & Resorts

Stunning beaches, sparkling blue waters and amazing weather are the hallmarks of a typical resort holiday in the Maldives. The hotels and resorts in the Maldives themselves vary in terms of aesthetic, facilities and amenities provided, therefore it is vital that you weigh your options before you make a booking. The resort you choose will have a direct impact on the type of holiday you have – if you opt for an ultra luxury resort, you will get the best of everything, with a high price tag attached to it, but you can also have a wonderful holiday at a beautiful resort for a much lower cost if you book smart.

You will find that each resort has created a distinct presence and vibe, in order to offer guests varying choices. We recommend that you select the option that resonates best with your idea of the perfect tropical holiday. We are certain you would not want to be in the presence of a high-spirited group or noisy family if you are looking for a private, romantic holiday with your partner!

Here are some of the factors you should consider when choosing a resort for your stay.


Some resorts offer a fun, beach club vibe, while others are styled along the lines of a secluded desert island. You will also find that the Maldives is home to some of the most luxurious resorts which offer guests high levels of comfort, personalised service and pampering spa treatments. Romance too is a popular concept followed by several resorts, catering to the thousands of honeymooning couples that travel to the islands for that perfect, idyllic and private getaway.


Many of the resorts offer a number of water-based activities, among which the most popular are snorkelling, diving and surfing. You will find that certain resorts have dedicated activity centres with qualified instructors to assist you enjoy activities such as kitesurfing, scuba diving or windsurfing.

Food and Beverage

It goes without saying that the high-end resorts will serve you exquisite meals, made with luxurious ingredients, prepared by Michelin-starred chefs. While the lower-end resorts will offer you buffet style meals, with the quality varying according to what you are paying for.

See our list of recommended resorts below.