Top Luxury Resorts in the Maldives For Your Post-Covid Travels

Updated: Nov 5

The Maldives is synonymous with paradise - whether you are looking for a honeymoon, family or an adventure-filled vacation in the sunny land and azure waters of the Maldives. While travel's restricted around the world, take this opportunity with our flash deal promotions to discover the top luxury resorts in the Maldives for your post-covid travels.

During this juncture, the privacy, space and amenities of these luxury resorts will better allow travelers like yourself to enjoy a worry-free vacation as they undergo strict, comprehensive precautions in light of Covid-19.

We've shortlisted and highlighted the features of some of our favourites and the best luxury resorts in the Maldives; all that's left for you is to decide on your travelling party and dates! Here are Foray's top picks for your upcoming trip to the Maldives:

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

A historical and iconic luxury brand under Hilton, this stunning resort paradise sets a new standard of luxury in the Maldives as one of the few places in the world to offer such privacy , uninterrupted beauty in a luxurious setting.

The 119 all-villa resort spans across three interconnected islands, including an independent private island for those seeking an exclusive enclave equipped with a dedicated staff and luxury amenities.

It also boasts 11 world-class, specialty dining venues, continuing the brand's legacy as a pioneer in culinary innovation. Dining highlights include Terra, located on the island’s highest point and providing a unique gastronomic dining experience in private dining pods crafted from natural bamboo.

The resort's perfect backdrop offers guests an endless number of remarkable experiences designed for both couples and families and a personal concierge service giving guests the freedom to create memories that last a lifetime.

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St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

Setting a new paradigm for luxury leisure, St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is a striking silhouette set against the turquoise of the Indian Ocean. It is only accessible via seaplane and offers a degree of seclusion that is unparalleled anywhere in the world.

This 77-villa resort combines innovative contemporary design with a profound appreciation for the natural environment in which it resides. Each individual villa embodies the perfect combination between privacy and luxury, with the signature St. Regis Butler Service that provides 24-hour anticipatory service, customizing each guest’s stay to their specific needs, tastes and preferences. 

Visit the famed and award-winnning Iridium Spa which promises a transformative journey in a resort oasis of tropically inspired sophistication. Situated on a sheltered terrace and commanding picturesque ocean vistas, this Blue Hole Pool is the most expansive hydrotherapy pool in the Maldives.

The resort is also famed for Family Traditions, their bespoke program that offers family experiences beyond expectation, ensuring that you will get the ultimate family vacation and catering to the needs of all ages.

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One&Only Reethi Rah

Set on one of the largest private islands in North Malé Atoll, this superb all-villa resort offers an unrivalled level of style, truly unique experiences and endless activities to discover. This expansive private island boasts no fewer than 12 postcard-worthy beaches, with turquoise seas and silky white sands, perfect for those looking for an exclusive and private escape.

The 130 thatched-roof villas are discretely positioned to maximise privacy. Each one is beautifully designed and spacious, combining contemporary style with subtle Asian influences. Your dedicated host will be on hand 24-hours a day.

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. There is also an outdoors climbing wall, The Rock, ready to challenge your grip.

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.

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Cheval Blanc Randheli

Cheval Blanc Radheli is an intimate and contemporary haven on the unspoiled Noonu Atoll. It is one of the most sought-after Maldivian destinations as the ideal playground for reef snorkeling, diving expeditions, watersports (wakeboarding, fun-tubing,etc ), fishing and sunset cruises.

Cheval Blanc has its own private Seaplane Salon which allows you to enjoy a 40-minute transfer to Randheli Island with superior facilities and a wealth of personalised attention. Bask in your ultra-luxurious, comfortable and private seaplane transfer - a unique offering by Cheval Blanc, unlike any other resort. Upon arrival, your personal butler will attend and assist your every need, offering you superior service and attention.

The well-being of families is a key element here. With an extensive family program ranging from scheduled activities to signature family experiences, their team of Alchemists is at your disposal to prepare specific requests and recommendations for children, teens and families prior to your stay, ensuring that your family vacation is a fuss-free and enjoyable one.

The loft-style villas have impressive and generous space, boasting architecturally striking 8-metre-high doors. Every villa features a private 5 metre-long private infinity pools and multiple outdoor relaxation spaces with a day bed, shower and dining area.

The Concept Store at Cheval Blanc features an exquisite collection of tailor-made items and premier designer fashion. Carefully curated, carefully coloured, featuring a bold selection of apparel, artwork, gifts and accessories from local and international designers.

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Raffles Maldives

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is a beloved luxury brand with an illustrious history dating back to 1887. Newly opened in the spring of 2019, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo was carefully designed and tastefully decorated to create the ambiance of cultured luxury and refined elegance that is distinguishing and unique to its location.

All guests will get to enjoy the service of a Raffles Butler - the living embodiment of bespoke service. Raffles is legendary for its delivery of the most charming and gracious service. Professionally trained, their aim is to make every guest’s stay as seamless and memorable as possible.

Across the two islands, thirty-eight magnificent beachfront and overwater villas and residences offer an abundance of space. Being the sole resort on this island, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo's villas and suites are exceptionally large, open, and airy as compared to other resorts in the Maldives.

Over here, experience The Long Bar, which has become a signature of the Raffles brand, inspired by the iconic and historic Long Bar in Singapore, and the birthplace of the famous Singapore Sling cocktail. While you're there, give the famous Singapore Sling a try. It pays homage to its namesake at Raffles Singapore, the Long Bar’s signature Maldives Sling is a mix of gin, grapefruit, coconut, cinnamon and clove that mirrors the pink-peach colour of a typical Maldives sunset.

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Soneva Jani

Soneva is the original barefoot luxury brand and still one of the travel industry’s greatest innovators. With the founder's personal vision of a locally crafted villa and environmentally responsible lifestyle, Soneva Fushi was the first 'castaway' resort in the Maldives, pioneering a trend for back-to-nature luxury holidays and subsequently, Soneva Jani.

Its signature and iconic accommodation, also one of the largest overwater villas in the world - the 1 Bedroom Water Retreat with Slide that is spread across two floors has a large master bedroom, over which has a retractable roof offers an incredible view of the night sky. It also features an impressive three dining locations: on the sunken tables on the deck, in the living room and also the dining sala on the roof terrace. Lastly, relish in the fun of sliding directly into the lagoon from your top deck.

Guests will be treated to a unique ‘castaway’ experience within villas, which feature beautiful interiors made from the highest quality sustainable materials. Sustainability is at the heart of Soneva's ethos, which is why sourcing sustainable construction materials and maintaining the natural beauty of each of their resorts' locations is of utmost importance.

Get a well-deserved break from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives with Soneva's 'No News, No Shoes' philosophy, all about disconnecting from daily life and embracing the luxury of time. None of Soneva's resorts come with television, and the Wi-Fi in each villa can be switched off with the flick of a switch, allowing guests to disconnect to reconnect.

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W Maldives

W Maldives is an ultra-luxurious resort offering luxurious accommodations including beachfront bungalows and overwater villas, located on a private island on Fesdu Island in the North Ari Atoll. It also sits upon one of the best house reefs in the Maldives - this oval-shaped paradise is home to hundreds of species of marine life ready to be explored.

A truly unique and unconventional resort, W Maldives has its own carefully crafted look, vibe, and name. Take for example their signature Whatever/Whenever® service in which guests can make special requests from everyday occurrences to special moments.

Over here, you can take partying to another level in this unique underground night club in Maldives. In fact, it's the only underground night club in the Maldives! Chill and dance the night away 15 ft below the surface at Fifteen Below Bar. This ice-themed cocktail bar creates a cool atmosphere that blends well with the bar's drinks and beats.

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Kudadoo Maldives

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island is designed to be a sanctuary of serenity for those seeking an all-inclusive luxury experience complemented with an abundance of personal space. An exclusive private island surrounded by a beautiful lagoon, a stunning house reef and long stretches of white sandy beach, Kudadoo is about 200 metres long by 200 metres wide.

Every detail has been carefully considered with the resort’s exclusively appointed fifteen, highly styled one and two-bedroom residences floating above the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean. An environmentally conscious design, sheer comfort and the utmost privacy fuse together in precious moments of indulgence.

Kudadoo is a unique, all-inclusive resort where every wish is granted with their ‘Anything, Anytime, Anywhere’ concept with no restrictions. A refreshingly inclusive concept, Kudadoo aims to make your holiday genuinely luxurious with anything your heart desires with these three facets:

Unscripted Dining: Choose whatever, whenever and wherever you want to eat, allowing you to venture on a culinary journey that is up to your own imagination from unique dining destinations to premium beverages and dishes.

Refreshing Spa Treatment: You get to immerse in limitless relaxation and wellness with complimentary spa treatments and experiences wherever and whenever you wish. The spa includes a Himalayan Salt Room – another first for the Maldives – a nail bar, steam room, sauna and treatment rooms with horizon views as well as a fully equipped gym with a personal trainer, yoga instructor and meditation guru at your full disposal.

Effortless Adventure: Guests are invited to swim with Manta Rays, turtles and dolphins as well as kite-surf, windsurf, blue light snorkel at night, paddle-board at sunrise and jet ski, wakeboard, kayak as well as scuba-dive with sharks or deep-sea fish for sailfish or marlin. All activities are private and complementary.

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Vakkaru Maldives

The multi award-winning Vakkaru Maldives is located in a secluded tropical island resort in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, in Baa Atoll, Republic of Maldives, blessed with timeless ocean views and white sandy beaches. It is an unforgettable paradise intuitively designed for travelers seeking an intimate getaway in arguably one of the most desirable island destinations on the planet.

There is an extensive selection of accommodation featuring 125 beach and over water villas and suites with Maldivian rustic charms. Catering to families and couples, every room category is designed to offer direct access to either the white sand beaches or lagoon, promising a timeless escape at every turn. Upgrades to selected villa was completed in December 2019, where they unveiled newly refurbished villas setting a heightened standard and elevated experience for luxury tropical island.

The beautiful Merana Spa has overwater treatment rooms with see-through glass floors and relaxation decks with ocean views. It also features a tranquil wellness area featuring a warm whirlpool, cold plunge pool, steam room and sauna, as well as an outdoor relaxation area. Some treatments utilise 100% organic and homemade products sourced from the Maldives —especially coconuts and herbs from their own organic farm.

The resort, which has been independently operated since 2017, prefers to keep the natural beauty of the island as unspoiled as possible. They are committed to developing a sustainable business through various green initiatives and innovations across our departments, while striving to deliver world-class product and impeccable personalized services to guests.

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