JOALI Maldives

JOALI resides on the picture perfect Muravandhoo island in the Raa Atoll located in the northern Maldives

Resort Highlights:

  • 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 brilliant blue waters and pristine white-sand beaches fringed by gently swaying coconut palms.

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 featuring 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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Beach Villa with Pool

With its beach, garden and ocean views, this lavish 680 sqm one room villa can accommodate up to three people comfortably. An infinity pool overlooking the ocean awaits all night owls for an exclusive swim under the stars.

The villa features handpicked accents, a private beach garden, a bathroom with spa amenities, and coveted toiletries. A butler and valet service is there to care for all your needs.

Water Villa with Pool

This 240 sqm one-bedroom beauty can accommodate up to 3 people and offers an enchanting life on the water.

You 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.

With its state of the art lighting and mood control system, these water villas offer magical aquatic experiences day and night.

Guests can opt for the Sunset 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. This villa with a 35 square metre infinity pool offers pure relaxation and a perfect view.



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.

Her Kitchen

Her Kitchen is a personalized culinary experience for you to learn and enjoy delicious 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.

Its lounge offers the most incredible views making it perfect for private brunches and weddings. This floating haven of delectable food serves select sakes, sushi, and teppanyaki/Katatsu seating options for the iron-griddle enthusiasts


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. From a bar dedicated to making those perfect peachy Bellinis to homemade limoncellos, from “nonna approved” ravioli to a wide range of grappas, all the jewels of Italy are here for your enjoyment.

Mura Bar

The Mura Bar 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 such as street food that hit the spot. The Mura Bar also hosts surprise event nights such as sunset rituals and live performances.

Spa and Wellness

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.

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.

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

As a kid on an island, one can not help but wonder about treasures. With a vast range of activities for children of all ages, littlest guests will leave with childhood memories which they will cherish for life.

JOALI 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 the kid-friendly kitchen.

Covid-19 Response:

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