Designed as a sophisticated luxurious island retreat, JOALI Maldives resides on the picture perfect Muravandhoo island in the Raa Atoll located in the northern Maldives.
Their thoughtfully curated offerings; from the exquisite works of art and design by celebrated young artists, a wellbeing programme, impeccably curated library and a special underwater museum that addresses environmental issues, provides a showcase for a new form of luxurious laid back abode that celebrates craftsmanship, artistry and unconventional luxury for all ages.
Central to JOALI’s unique offering is its exceptional array of art and design throughout the resort, a first in the Maldives
Bring out your inner artist with interactive art workshops on the island, ranging from pottery, drawing to floral arrangement
A host of offerings and dedicated facilities to keep your little ones entertained, from a kids club, kids spa to kids kitchen
Each of the 73 villas was inspired by individual stories and designed to take guests on a rich sensory journey.
Artisanal amenities, curated in-room bookshelves, thoughtful design and deluxe objets d’art create an atmosphere of unconventional luxury
A selection of 7 different dining options, thoughtfully curated to ensure a selection of flavours to satisfy all manner of palates
Craft an exciting adventure itinerary with their vibrant ocean and lush landscapes
One of the largest and deepest atolls in the world, it is home to a myriad of sea life. Guests can expect pristine white-sand beaches surrounded by brilliant blue waters and lush land bedecked with gently swaying coconut palms. Keen to ensure this delicate ecosystem was maintained throughout the duration of the build and beyond, JOALI Maldives was designed in and around each tree.
Guests will be welcomed into the private JOALI airport lounge at the Male Airport. Transfer is by a 40-minute seaplane journey or approximately a 35-minute domestic flight followed by a 15-minute speedboat journey.
JOALI is one of the first and only hotels in the Maldives to be immersed in art, with interactive and experiential pieces featured throughout the island.
Many pieces are a collaboration with local artists and artisans, in order to support their community. Art-lovers can indulge their passion at the hotel’s art studio, offering interactive events with guest artists and workshops.
The resort’s elegant private villas and residences are the epitome of sustainable glamour. Each of the 73 villas at JOALI was inspired by individual stories and designed to take guests on a rich sensory journey. Artisanal amenities, curated in-room book shelves, thoughtful design and deluxe objets d’art create an atmosphere of unconventional luxury.
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Water Villa with Pool
Discover the enchantment of life on the water from this one-bedroom beauty, with its private sundeck and infinity pool set against endless seascapes.
With its state-of-the-art lighting and mood control system, the JOALI Maldives 100 sqm Water villa is perfect for up to 3 guests and offers magical aquatic experiences by day and night.
Featuring an additional 140 sqm of exterior spaces, guests can unwind on the spacious sundeck, with the crystal-clear waves of the Indian Ocean beneath your feet, or dive into your private infinity pool against a backdrop of endless seascapes.
Sunset Water Villa with Pool
Guests can also opt for the Sunset Water Villa with Pool. At 100 sqm, it features the same layout and size as the Water Villa with Pool. At the end of each day, sit back and enjoy mesmerizing sunsets every evening from your bedroom or sundeck.
Luxury Water Villa with Pool
At 108 sqm, the JOALI Maldives Luxury Water Villa with Pool allows offers an enchanting life on the water.
Featuring a separate living room that overlooks the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean and a curated library with the latest titles, this private paradise can accommodate up to 3 guests.
Guests can relax over the crystal-clear waters of the Indian ocean underneath your feet on your spacious sundeck or dive into your infinite pool against the backdrop of the beautiful Maldives.
The spacious and airy bathroom features double vanities and a free standing tub that allows you to gaze at the never-ending horizon views.
With an additional 170 sqm of exterior spaces, guests can savour sun-kissed pleasures all day long at the spacious sundeck and tranquil infinity pool.
Sunset Luxury Water Villa with Pool
Guests can also opt for the Sunset Luxury Water Villa with Pool - at 108 sqm, it features a similar layout to the Luxury Water Villa with Pool. Sit back and enjoy a breathtaking sunset every night from your bedroom or sundeck and watch the Maldivian waters glow as the day comes to an end.
Beach Villa with Pool
With its beach, garden and ocean views, this lavish JOALI Maldives One-bedroom Beach Villa with Pool comes with 108 sqm of interior spaces and an additional 570 sqm of expansive exterior spaces, allowing it to accommodate up to three people comfortably. An infinity pool overlooking the waves awaits, perfect for a secluded swim under the stars.
Featuring handpicked accents, curated art pieces, a private beach garden, and automation systems to control the villa, the interior living space gives off an elegant flair for the ultimate beach living experience.
Luxury Beach Villa with Pool
The JOALI Maldives Luxury Beach Villa with Pool features a separate living area and measures 117 sqm with an additional 745 sqm of exterior space.
With a spacious bedroom and separate living room, this Luxury Beach Villa offers the perfect backdrop for a nature-inspired rejuvenation for u to 3 adults.
For those who value privacy and tranquillity, there is little reason to leave this exclusive haven. Reconnect with the healing goodness of aqua at your infinity pool, nestled amid tropical greens, or snuggle in with a good book in the cosy library.
Family Beach Villa with Two Pools
Ideal for small groups and families, this fabulous Family Beach Villa with Two Pools offers twice the fun. At 142 sqm with an additional 800 sqm of exterior spaces, this villa is tailored for small groups and families, accommodating up to 4 adults.
An infinity pool overlooks the ocean vistas, while the backyard pool is set amid lush foliage for additional privacy.
From gourmet desserts and an enviable wine collection to the finest in malts, Churchills and Robustos, JOALI Maldives is an aficionado’s playground.
Vandhoo Restaurant offers a specially designed dining experience encompassing South East Asian, Chinese, Mediterranean, Levant cuisines.
Special theme dinners, unmatched breakfast spreads, and art immersive experiential dining choices are just a few of the selections available at Vandhoo. A lavish range of hand-picked wines from across the world awaits wine enthusiasts in their top of the line wine cellar.
Located alfresco on the sand under atmospherically lit palms and the night sky, TUH’U serves Levant cuisine, authentic dishes that reveal an incredible explosion of flavours, taking you back in time and fuelling your passion to discover more
Her Kitchen is a personalized culinary experience for you to learn and enjoy delicious, local Maldivian meals. With Her Kitchen, you can cook local recipes with experienced chefs and experience the joy of cooking without the failed recipe attempts right the luxurious surroundings of a professional restaurant kitchen. If you have been secretly vying to become a master of the grills and stoves, here's your chance!
World-renowned restaurant architect Noriyoshi Muramatsu designed this distinctly Japanese restaurant, replete with Kotatsu seating, an elegant lounge and Nikkei cuisine.
Gazing out at the most incredible ocean views, the lounge offers an ideal venue for private brunches and wedding celebrations. This floating haven of delectable food serves select sakes, sushi and a choice of teppanyaki or kotatsu seating for iron-griddle enthusiasts.
Bellinis Italian Restaurant
Those who seek this pearl from the Mediterranean shall find an Italian fine dining experience that offers a piece of Italy right here in the Maldives - a bar dedicated to making the perfect Bellinis and homemade Limoncellos, with a carefully crafted menu by Michelin star Chef Theodor Falser.
Those who seek this pearl from the Mediterranean shall find a fine dining experience that offers a piece of Italy right here in the Maldives. Elegantly crafted cuisine, authentic Italian flavours and an ultra-luxurious ambience – our key ingredients add up to your most memorable meal yet.
The Mura Bar comprises of cabanas and infinity pods that overlooks a pearly beach and pool that meets the sea creating infinite sparkling shades of blue.
The cabanas and infinity pods offer enough space for everyone to relax and its menu offers scrumptious snacks and sparkling sunset cocktails. The Mura Bar also hosts surprise event nights such as sunset rituals and live performances.
Nestled within The Mura Bar is an exclusive whiskey and cigar lounge, allowing for whiskey and cigar aficionados to enjoy select products against marvellous ocean views.
La Joie is an artisanal chocolate & ice-cream store for you and the kids to satiate all of your sweet cravings. Whether you prefer the refreshing taste of fruit, the richness of chocolate or the sweetness of vanilla, you will find it this JOALI chocolate & ice-cream store.
JOALI Maldives' tailormade menus can be savoured wherever your imagination takes you. BBQ on a private sandbank. Brunch at the Chef’s Garden. Picnic in the Manta Ray Treehouse. The possibilities are endless.
Spa and Wellness
Achieving wellbeing is the very essence of JOALI - hoslitically they seek to address physical ailments, emotional equilibrium and spiritual consciousness.
An indulgent refuge, the JOALI Spa by Espa is a haven of wellbeing that is inspired by the tropical surroundings with a mission to reconnect individuals to themselves in mind and body. Set amid breath-taking gardens and seaside vistas, the eight treatment rooms reflect a luxurious design concept.
From over-water spa rituals and rose quartz facials, to tranquil meditations…our curated itinerary gives lovers an alluring blend of luxury and soulfulness.
As well as indulgent treatments, a fitness centre offers expert trainers and expansive views of the turquoise hued ocean and deep green jungle. The following spa facilities are available at Joali Spa by ESPA: sauna, steam room, power showers, hammam, vitality pool, spa changing and relaxation areas.
Art Studio & Gallery
Central to the JOALI offering is its exceptional array of art and design which pervades all areas of the resort, while at its epicentre is the JOALI Art Studio & Gallery. A selection of international guest artists will exhibit installations to surprise and delight including London-based Glithero and New York-based Misha Kahn, often working with local artisans to intersect design and sculpture. Guests can nourish their creative side with interactive art projects.
Marine & Land Sports
With its vibrant ocean and lush landscapes JOALI can create an exceptional itinerary for guests; from snorkelling with manta rays to wakeboarding, chartered yacht and dhoni excursions as well as meeting with local communities, JOALI can coordinate all manner of bespoke Maldivian experiences.
Well-lite courts are ready to host the most relaxed as well as the most challenging tennis game. Furthermore, a host of surprising sports await all who want to sweat.
Muramas Kids Club
With a vast range of activities for children of all ages, young guests from the age of 4 - 12 years old are invited to explore positive new experiences in the areas of culture, oceanography, cookery, and the creative arts.
JOALI Maldives has created a host of offerings to keep little ones entertained; from native storytelling days with local raconteurs delighting children with their magical tales to interactive treasure hunts around the resort and cookery classes for budding chefs in a dedicated kids-friendly kitchen. Facilities include a rainbow stairs room, a game platform, and an outdoor pool area
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