An emerald drop of paradise wrapped in soft white sands, surrounded by a vibrant coral reef, lapped by warm turquoise waters and hidden in the heart of a UNESCO biosphere reserve, lies Milaidhoo Island Maldives.
Milaidhoo is reachable via a 35-minute scenic seaplane flight from Male International Airport. Alternatively, you can take a 15-minute domestic flight to Dharavandhoo Airport followed by a 15-minute speedboat transfer.
Not just another five star resort in the Maldives, at Milaidhoo they pride themselves on doing things differently. Reinvented luxury, as they term it - they have crafted everything around you, and aim to deliver friendly, bespoke service for you to write your story of the perfect holiday.
Above all, they offer a taste of the true Maldives whereby you are invited to explore the natural beauty of the country. Surrounded by a wonderfully vibrant coral reef and soft sands for your bare feet to sink in to, their island offers you a place to simply be; time to simply breathe.
All 50 villas and residences have been designed in a natural style and have a gentle curve in their layout to fit naturally with the island.
Water Pool Villa
These 245 sqm Water Pool Villa sits on stilts over the ocean, these spacious thatched-roof villas are serene and full of light, opening up to a huge sundeck with steps into the ocean for easy access to the nearby coral reef.
At 42 square metres, the private pool is one of the largest in the Maldives.
Inside the villa is a king bed facing the ocean; and separate dressing area. The French doors can be fully opened, allowing you to bask in the airy Maldivian sea breeze. The interior design is inspired by Maldivian heritage and culture, with furnishings custom-made for Milaidhoo.
The bright and spacious bathroom has a separate deep bathtub with an ocean view and tropical rain shower with a glass wall offering views of the sea below. This villa accommodates 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 children.
Beach Pool Villa
Set directly on the white, powder-soft, sand beach amongst lush tropical palm trees and greenery, these huge 290sqm thatched roof villas all have ocean views and open-up 180-degrees.
Inside the villa is a king bed with views of the beach and ocean. The contemporary interior design includes many local touches giving a sense of being truly in the Maldives.
Outside, the private sundeck has a 36 square metre private freshwater infinity pool; Maldivian-style swing chair; sun loungers; umbrella; table with chairs and an oversized daybed by the pool, with direct access to the beach.
The luxurious air-conditioned bathroom offers an indoor rain shower; a separate deep bathtub as well as an outdoor open-air garden-shower.
This villa can accommodate 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 children.
At 490sqm, these spacious beachfront thatched-roof villas are created for luxurious informal outdoor island living with their generous separate sleeping and living rooms and huge outdoor deck. The bedroom has floor-to-ceiling windows framing views of the beach and ocean.
The bedroom opens to the sun deck with its 60sqm private freshwater infinity pool; Maldivian-style swing chair; sun loungers; umbrella; table with chairs and an oversized daybed by the pool.
The comfortable, circular living room has an adjoining kitchenette and views of the beach and ocean beyond.
The spacious bathroom has indoor and outdoor rain showers and separate deep bathtub. Set on the beach, each light-filled villa has custom-made furnishings for luxurious yet simple overall feel that brings elements of nature and Maldivian design heritage together. This villa can accommodate 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 children.
From the private beach to the discreet butler service, this suite offers the luxury of true relaxation and outdoor living at its very best.
Set at the very end of the over-water jetty, this 475sqm thatched-roof villa on stilts over the ocean has a spacious bedroom and wonderful ocean views throughout the villa. There’s a ‘secret’ loft deck in the rooftop overlooking the ocean which is a wonderful place to chill out and take in the views.
The spacious bedroom offers endless ocean views from the bed giving plenty of room to stretch out and make yourself feel at home.
Outside on the large sundeck are a swing chair, sun loungers, private freshwater infinity pool and steps into the ocean.
The luxurious en-suite bathroom has ocean views, tropical rain shower and separate deep bathtub.
For those seeking the suite life, their residences offer you a heartfelt welcome to island living. In addition to all the features and benefits of the villas, residences offer the following: separate bedroom and living room; a dedicated butler offering full butler service; a personal chef to meet you and customise all menus to your taste; the opportunity to have a private outdoor cinema set up on the deck of your villa; one private half-day excursion of your choice during your stay; and a VIP airport welcome service where you’ll be greeted at the airplane door and enjoy seamless immigration and entry in a private lounge at Male International Airport on arrival and departure.
Ba’theli Lounge & Restaurant
Shaped like three dhonis (wooden sailing boats), this is Milaidhoo's signature restaurant - the only restaurant in the world set on a boat in a lagoon featuring gourmet dishes of inspired island cuisine from the Maldivian Spice Route.
Guests dine on the ‘deck’ of the restaurant where, underneath starry night skies, the team of chefs deliver an island influenced menu of locally inspired and sourced dishes.
There’s also indoor seating in air-conditioned comfort where you can watch the sea-life below through glass floors. Expect to find seafood and traditional local flavours intelligently reinterpreted for the 21st century. Moored alongside is the lounge where you’ll find cocktails that are fresh, creative and on point. Perfect for sundowners.
At this open-air beachfront restaurant, the style remains casually comfortable with a breakfast spread that dreams are made of.
Lunch and dinner are à la carte with daily changing specialties from a sophisticated international repertoire.
The Compass Pool Bar
This poolside bar offers fabulous relaxation poolside in the form of a tempting cocktail and wine list, matched by a daytime menu that features gourmet treats from around the globe including the freshest of fresh salads, pizzas, sandwiches, sushi, bento boxes and more.
The Shoreline Grill
This beachfront grill is where you’ll find fine cuts of meat, fresh local fish and seafood, simply cooked and beautifully presented.
If you’ve ever wanted your own private chef to cook for you, here’s your chance. At their chef’s table, the team of chefs are ready to cook up a perfect dinner, just the way you want it, right before your eyes at this teppanyaki-style table. For inspiration, they offer a choice of set menus, as well as an a la carte menu to pick and choose from.
Spa and Wellness
Blissful relaxation for body and soul takes place in this over-water spa where the four treatment suites offer inspiring views of ocean and sky.
The holistic treatment menu incorporates the healing powers of plants combined with entrancing healing traditions from Africa, using local herbs and plants.
Emphasis is placed on organic and natural spa therapies using products by Elemis, TheraNaka and Coola.
Daily complimentary yoga sessions are also available over at the over-water pavilion at the spa.
Sleeping Under The Stars
An experience truly unique to Milaidhoo, Sleeping Under The Stars is a rare opportunity for a couple on honeymoon or celebrating precious time together to enjoy romantic tropical bliss in the tranquil seclusion of the Milaidhoo sandbank.
The sandbank is transformed with the same comfortable facilities of your Milaidhoo villa, complete with four-poster bed draped in muslin. A yacht for your exclusive use with dressing room, shower, toilet and equipped with all amenities, is anchored by the sandbank during your stay. Candles and battery-powered lanterns enhance the moonlight and the only music is the wash of the waves on the sandbank’s shore.
Your memorable night as a castaway couple at Milaidhoo’s sandbank begins with a short dolphin cruise at sunset on a luxury yacht or a traditional Maldivian sailing boat with a butler offering champagne and canapés as the sun sets and dolphins leap. When you land on the sandbank, sun-downer cocktails are served as a welcome drink. Then follows a four-course dinner especially created to your request by the Chef and served at your table by your personal butler.
You are invited to sit by a cosy fire as you enjoy after-dinner drinks while the crew withdraw, leaving you and your partner in romantic, star-lit privacy. A luxurious, canopied king-size bed awaits as you are embraced by the magic of the moon and stars on this isolated desert sandbank far from everywhere.
Ocean Stories Acquatic Centre
At the Ocean Stories Aquatic Centre, experienced team are here to enhance your underwater experiences. HANIFARU BAY The jewel of the UNESCO biosphere reserve is undoubtedly Hanifaru Bay, the place where – in season – the world’s largest groupings of manta rays can be seen.
The season runs from June to November each year and sightings depend on many factors such as tide times, moon phases and currents. The experienced diving team have the keys to the best dive sites in the atoll and welcomes everyone, from novices on their first dive to experts logging their 1000th dive. All dive spot are top class pristine reefs with fascinating scenery.
From kayaks and zayaks to stand-up-paddle boards, windsurfing and catamarans, here is where your fun begins. For something completely different, make time for a trip over the reef in transparent canoe and see what’s really swimming beneath your feet.
For more information on Miaidhoo Island Maldives's response to Covid-19, please click here.
For Milaidhoo Maldives bookings and enquiries, please kindly contact our friendly concierge team via Facebook Message or WhatsApp:
Any offers listed here are for reference only. All offer details are valid for specific travel periods only which may include certain blackout dates or periods, as well as ‘book by’ dates and ‘travel by’ dates, and are subject to change without prior notice. Terms and Conditions for each hotel will apply.