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One&Only Reethi Rah

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Set on one of the largest private islands and stretching across six kilometres of secluded coastline in North Malé Atoll, this superb all-villa resort offers an unrivalled level of style, truly unique experiences and endless activities to discover.

Located about 700km (430mi) southwest of Sri Lanka, the resort is surrounded by the wonders of the Indian Ocean, making it a jewel among a string of coral atolls, lagoons and white sands. The resort's location is so far removed from reality that it commands its own time zone. Set one hour ahead of Male's timezone, guests will get an extra hour of daylight, allowing you to enjoy cocktail hour while watching the renowned sunset.

Resort Highlights

  • Six kilometres of private coastline with 12 pristine beaches of silky white sand and two picturesque swimming pool

  • Every single villa and residences are uniquely located and discreetly placed for unprecedented full privacy and seclusion

  • Their signature KidsOnly and OneTribe programmes are carefully tailored to families with younger guest

  • Hang out at the trendy beach club with activities and entertainment for all ages including an Art Studio, a climbing wall and an indoor golf simulator

  • Enjoy outdoor facilities include two floodlit tennis courts and a FIFA approved synthetic football field

  • An exciting curation of eight incredible dining, bar and lounge options set in breathtaking ocean venues

  • Indulge in more than 500 labels of exceptional wines from the world’s finest wineries

  • A diver’s paradise with 2,000 species of fish found amidst incredible coral reefs

  • Awarded Five Star in the Forbes' Travel Guide 2021 Award - a testament given to outstanding, often iconic properties with virtually flawless service and amazing facilities.


Upon your arrival at Velana International Airport, you can opt for a private/shared luxury yacht, seaplane or speedboat transfer to One&Only Reethi Rah. Yacht services run according to guests' arrival time and operates round-the-clock - so rest assured if you are taking a late-night flight or early morning flight to Maldives. The yacht/speedboat transfers will take 45-50 minute while seaplane will take 15-20 minute to arrive at the resort.

If you're looking for similar resorts that is near to Malé International Airport and can be reachable via boat transfers, you may like to consider the following:

One and only reethi rah

This expansive private island boasts no fewer than 12 postcard-worthy beaches, with turquoise seas and soft white coral sands. Whether it’s a romantic stroll along the gently lapping shore, a relaxing swim in the tropical waters, a sandcastle-building competition among family in a secluded cove, or a game of volleyball with friends at their ClubOne beach, their beautiful beaches are waiting to be discovered.

There are three stunning swimming pools - one for adults, the other dedicated to children and families - and a 30-metre long lap pool stretching into the lagoon.

For extra privacy, choose one of their water villas, beach villas or residences that star its own pool, just for you.


Family Activities at One&Only Reethi Rah

One&Only Reethi Rah welcomes family with a generous array of family-friendly activities, restaurants and accommodation to appeal to all ages and preferences.

One and only reethi rah kids club

Dedicated to little ones, younger travellers can let their imaginations run free at KidsOnly with its certified counsellors and a range of activities as wide as the Indian Ocean. Kids aged four to 11 can snorkel with manta rays, learn to make sushi, create with arts and crafts, and play dress-up.

A Kids Buddy programme is curated to focus on the individual characteristics of every child, with activities and experiences specially designed for active, cognitive and creative minds.

For parents who need some alone time, relish a carefree night out, or a just-for-adults island excursion without worries with their professional babysitting service.

Kids amenities such as bottle warmers, baby monitors and cots are available - simply take your requests to your personal butler.

Families can also participate in One&Only Reethi Rah's family-friendly experiences that are designed to enthral, such as dolphin cruises and whale shark expeditions, snorkelling over coral reefs, painting classes for the more artistically inclined, and a plethora of on-resort water sports and energetic activities.



One and only reethi rah water villas

Villas and residences at One&Only Reethi Rah are uniquely located and discreetly placed for ultimate privacy and seclusion.

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Overwater Accommodation

Beach Accommodation

Water Villa with Pool

One and only reethi rah Water Villa with Pool

Situated above the crystalline waters of the lagoon and in a stunning location, One&Only' Reethi Rah's iconic 149 sqm Water Villa with Pool are connected by walkways from secluded points on the island and offer boundless ocean views.

One and only reethi rah Water Villa with Pool Floorplan
One and only reethi rah Water Villa with Pool
One and only reethi rah Water Villa with Pool

Inside this stunning overwater villa, you'll find an airy bedroom with a king-size bed and floor-to-ceiling windows revealing immersive water-to-sky views - all from the comfort of your bed or the luxuriously appointed armchairs.

One and only reethi rah Water Villa with Pool Bathroom

The lofty bathroom reveals a rainwater shower as well as a deep-bottomed bathtub with awe-inspiring views of the sea. Naturally inspired and beautifully understated, the décor embraces the Maldives' way of life.

One and only reethi rah Water Villa with Pool Exterior View
One and only reethi rah Water Villa with Pool

Your private infinity pool stretches from your private deck to the water's edge, offering a truly immersive stay at our Maldives resort. Soak in the warm sun in your own private pool overlooking the ocean or sunbathing on the cosy daybed.


Grand Water Villa with Pool

There are two of these 241 sqm majestic Grand Water Villas that are located on the island’s west side. The One&Only Reethi Rah Grand Water Villa is similar to the Water Villa in layout, but the former comes with an additional living area.

One and only reethi rah Grand Water Villa with Pool

The locally inspired architecture of this villa is imbued with subtle Balinese touches, for décor that is authentic and elegantly understated.

One and only reethi rah Grand Water Villa with Pool Living Room

It offers indoor-outdoor living with a large living space and a dining area where you get to dine on freshly caught local seafood as you relax in your own floating cabana. Catered to by your butler, any – and every – menu is brought to life by our team of experienced chefs.

Overlooking the majestic lagoon, your master bedroom is fitted with a king-size bed and has direct access to your private deck and pool.

One and only reethi rah Grand Water Villa with Pool
One and only reethi rah Grand Water Villa with Pool Sunset

Your private over-water deck hosts a 20 metre long infinity pool, two sun loungers, an alfresco dining area and your own staircase directly to the water. Lounge by the waves, relax on netted hammock suspended over water, or take the plunge, whenever you wish, as you soak up the serenity of the surrounding views.


Beach Villa with Pool

One and only reethi rah beach villa overview

Occupying their own stretch of sandy shore, this signature 165 sqm One&Only Reethi Rah Beach Villas with Pool boast a stunning pool alongside your stretch of private Maldives beach, providing direct beautiful ocean views from your villa.

One and only reethi rah beach villa living room

The interiors are sleek with clean lines cleverly incorporated throughout the villa; the airy, spacious layout invites long and lazy days lounging between your bedroom and sun-lit terrace.

One and only reethi rah beach villa bathroom

Whether it’s a beautiful sunrise, or sunset, or even daylight - you can enjoy the endless ocean views at any time of the day while soaking in the oversized terrazo tubs in your ensuite bathroom that accompanies the bedroom.

One and only reethi rah beach villa deck

Enjoy the privacy of your own 23 sqm swimming pool and stretch of sandy beach. Step out to your outdoor wooden terrace and onto the sand, past your private sun loungers and refreshing outdoor shower, and onto your own beachfront.

All Beach Villas are perfect for easy access to the ocean for swimming and snorkelling. Relax under the swaying palms in your hammock – a standard in all of their villas. When the sun starts going down, the oversized daybed or the hammock tied between two palm trees is perfect for lazy afternoons.


Grand Beach Villa with Pool

One and only reethi rah grand beach villa

Unwind in utter seclusion at One&Only Reethi Rah when you book one of the five Grand Beach Villas with pool. This 322 sqm Maldives beach retreat occupies 4 adults and features a stunning 50-square-metre, private swimming pool, terrace with canopied day beds, and direct access to white sands and the turquoise sea.

One and only reethi rah grand beach villa
One and only reethi rah grand beach villa living room

An open-plan layout melds the interior space and tropical surroundings into one for the ultimate in indoor-outdoor living, complemented by a spacious living area with furnishings that complete the beach-living experience. A dining table allows for communal dining for the whole family.

One and only reethi rah grand beach villa living room

Inside this truly exceptional residence are two large bedrooms, one with a king-size bed, the other with two queens that overlook the beachfront and ocean directly. Each boasting a private garden and Indian Ocean views from large sliding doors and access to your terrace.

One and only reethi rah grand beach villa living room

Each bedroom features an ensuite bathroom which has a stylish bathtub, double vanities and a separate shower. The villa's traditional island style which pays an artful homage to Maldivian designs can be seen around the villa, even the bathroom.

One and only reethi rah grand beach villa outdoor area

The indisputable star of the Grand Beach Villa is the beautiful outdoor area. Perfect for hosting friends and family on the spacious terrace, it offers a large and private swimming pool, outdoor showers, a beach veranda, direct beach and ocean access, and beautiful views of your tropical island surroundings.

One and only reethi rah grand beach villa outdoor

Exclusively for your use, a private beach cabana waits on the sandy shores. Just as perfect for moonlit al fresco dinners as it is for post-snorkel sunbathing, your butler will keep it stocked with fresh towels and amenities as you wish.


Two Villa Residence with Pool

The One&Only Reethi Rah 300 sqm Two-Villa Residence with Pool offers two freestanding villas connected by a stretch of private beach and swimming pool to create an oversized hideaway in the Maldives. It occupies 4 adults and is perfect for families and groups of friends.

Two charmingly thatched villas feature large living and dining spaces, and a terrace, showcasing the never-ending views of the glorious Indian Ocean rippling out before you.

One villa offers a king-size bed, the other has two queen-size beds that overlook the beach and ocean.

With a 23-square-metre private swimming pool and capacious outdoor area leading out to your own sandy shores, these incredibly spacious havens relaxation spaces are yours to wholly indulge in.


Grand Residence (Three Bedroom)

Experience the exceptional in One&Only Reethi Rah's Grand Residence located on the island's most serene beach and accessible only by a private road, allowing guests to revel in the sheer beauty of its brilliantly blue ocean backdrop, for an extravagant yet private beach home that will capture your imagination.

Showcasing the Maldives resort’s heritage-inspired architecture, the exclusive 457 sqm Grand Residence is exquisitely styled in honey-hued wood and natural stone, with exposed vaulted ceilings across the large Maldives residence. Multiple living and dining spaces give you and your companions plenty of room to stretch out.

One villa hosts two bedrooms with a king-size bed, and two queen-size beds, respectively. The second villa is a private haven with a king-size master bedroom that has beach and ocean views. All bedroom comes with its ensuite spacious bathroom.

Make the most of the expansive outdoor space which affords you access to both the lagoon and your own private beach – all 2,400 square metres of it – Your exclusive-use outdoor area includes a 50-square-metre infinity pool, cabana, an entertaining area with outdoor cinema - all with your own stretch of white sands and the ocean mere steps away. Your personal butler is at your service and a personal chef is available upon request for a seamless stay.



Experience the absolute best of Maldivian and international cuisine within eight incredible restaurants; an exciting curation of dining, bar and lounge options, set in breathtaking ocean venues, will tantalise your senses.


One and only reethi rah restaurant Reethi

Rising from the ocean, Reethi is an overwater restaurant that offers guests three distinct and spectacular dining experiences, featuring an enticing mélange of French, Asian and Italian cuisines.

One and only reethi rah restaurant Reethi
One and only reethi rah restaurant Reethi

Bright and breezy by day, the restaurant serves up a tempting array of fresh-baked pastries, healthy Superfood dishes from the extensive fresh buffet selection, all served over their spectacular over-water veranda.

One and only reethi rah restaurant Reethi

By night, it transforms into a dramatic food theatre. Here, the floor is arranged into three distinct dining experiences: Earth – for fine French fare, Fire – which whips up the full spectrum of Asian flavours with vibrant Indian, Maldivian, Sri Lankan, Chinese and Thai specialities, and Aqua – the section for seafood lovers, delivering authentic Italian flavours.



One and only reethi rah restaurant Tapasake

Spectacularly stylish, Tapasake has set the bar high for Japanese fusion in the Indian Ocean. Wander past our striking centerpiece, an oversized granite and stainless-steel sushi counter where you can choose just-caught fish for your sushi and sashimi feast.

Watch as the chef fires up the grill for classic Japanese teppanyaki dishes and a creative take on superior cuts of beef.

One and only reethi rah restaurant Tapasake

For the ultimate Tapasake experience, reserve one of our four private, secluded yet open-air teppanyaki pavilions. Each pavilion seats up to eight guests around a central live-cooking station, making the interactive chef-led experience perfect for small and larger parties. Offering some of the best sunsets on the island, visit for sake sundowners before dinner.



One and only reethi rah restaurant Fanditha

Offering guests the Arabian experience, Fanditha is a casual beachside restaurant and bar

offering true taste of Middle Eastern cuisine and the finest sunset views, with some of the island’s most cinematic sunsets taking place right here.

Hidden on the northern tip of the island, this al fresco gem offers a truly relaxed experience with influence by classic mezze from Syria, Lebanon, Morocco and beyond, order a selection of sharing plates with dips, salads and savoury pastries, before moving onto expertly seasoned, grilled meats and fishes.



One and only reethi rah restaurant Bontanica Matthew Kenny

Botanica is their signature garden-to-table restaurant that highlights fresh, natural produce in inspired dishes. Placing an emphasis on 100% organic and natural ingredients, much of Botanica's menu is sourced from our chef’s gardens, bursting with fresh vegetables, fragrant herbs, and aromatic spices. The menu is curated by Chef Matthew Kenny, renowned for being a pioneer in plant-based, sustanable cuisine while sommelier Nick Hildebrandt oversees the extensive wine list.

Over here, there is the popular Gin Bar which will please even the most discerning G&T aficionado. A selection of no fewer than 34 different gins from around the world is perfectly paired with fruits and flavours from the chef’s garden to match the distinctive characteristics of each gin.

Every Wednesday at Botanica is Acoustic Night where you can indulge in the chef’s special menu and elevate your dining experience with acoustic live entertainment.


The Beach Club at ClubOne

One and only reethi rah Beach Club ClubOne

The Beach Club at ClubOne is an alluring setting for your relaxed day by the water. With private cabanas, double-sized sunbeds, and oval rattan swings swishing from the palms and facing the bright blue sea, The Beach Club offers the freshest selection of salads, the signature le burgé and grills just steps away from your sunbed. Sink back and enjoy local seafood and woodfired meats from a Latin American menu as you watch the hive of activity taking place in the sea with windsurfers, water-skiers and fly-boarders showing off their skills

Every Sunday is Fiesta Night, where you can immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Indian Ocean and experience a vibrant atmosphere of live music played by a resident DJ. Experience a special menu of mouth-watering Mexican food paired with a selection of frozen margaritas.



One and only reethi rah restaurant Rabarbaro

Rabarbaro is the perfect pitstop for a long, lazy lunch and relaxed drinks, bringing you casual Italian fare in one of the most picturesque spots on the island. Rabarbaro’s philosophy embraces the rustic simplicity of Italy’s traditional dishes. Their woodfire oven pizzas are the stars of a short but sweet menu, with other pasta and main dishes from Naples to Rome also making an appearance.


Spa and Wellness

One and only reethi rah spa espa

Indulge in the award-winning One&Only Spa’s experience tailored to your specific needs and desires, finish unwinding with time in the stunning outdoor spa courtyard or the serene relaxation gardens. Designed by world-renowned spa expert ESPA, each unique treatment combines the wisdom from traditional holistic therapies with the scientific power of the purest natural ingredients.

One and only reethi rah spa espa

From soothing and restorative massages to more modern body rituals, including detox, contour, and specialist pregnancy programmes, we'll tailor your treatment to be as relaxing or as invigorating as you desire. The spa also features a plethora of beauty, hair, and wellness treatments. Reserve a signature experience and indulge in a series of treatments to target your specific needs.

One and only reethi rah spa espa

Complimentary with your treatment, their spa facilities include our therapeutic vitality pool, crystal steam rooms, and saunas. Wellness activities such as pilates, yoga, meditation are available for guests wanting to slow down their pace. Else, get your heart rate racing with boxing, swimming, and even beach boot camp programs.



From pampering spa sessions to kayaking adventures, romantic beach picnics to family memories made in the sun, One&Only Reethi Rah invites you to do as much or as little as you like.

Water Activities

From up-close encounters with creatures of the deep to breathtaking tropical excursions and sporting interludes, the best of the Maldives awaits.

Dive into a rare, underwater paradise where turtles, manta rays, and sharks abound in colourful coral reefs. At their PADI Gold Palm Resort Dive Centre, all abilities are welcomed - from globally recognised courses to guided dives and bespoke adventures, there's something for every ability, whether you're a beginner or a master.

Blessed with six kilometres of calm coastline, this private island is an ideal hub for water sports.

Visit their Splash Water Sports Centre to try complimentary activities, including ocean kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and snorkeling off of the coastline of one of their 12 beaches.


Land Activities

One and only reethi rah rockclimbing club one

Their lush private island is made for play, with an exclusive ClubOne offering fun activities for all. Choose your sport, from tennis and football to beach volleyball, badminton and pétanque, each catered for with dedicated, floodlit full-size courts and marked fields in their tropical gardens. There is also an outdoors climbing wall, The Rock, ready to challenge your grip.

For artistic guests, spark your imagination and partake in art or pottery classes conducted by respected resident artists – either in our sophisticated studio or in the comfort of your own villa. From beginner to advanced, all ages are invited to explore a range of artistic styles.


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