The BEST hotels in the Maldives

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What words would you think of if we asked you to describe  the Maldives? Well if you're like us, then luxury, exclusivity and paradise are a just a few words which come to mind if someone mentioned this beautiful country - and the hotel's on this list are exactly what you'd expect. There are currently 1272 tourist facilities in the Maldives, which include 14 hotels, 178 resorts, 918 guest houses and 162 safari stays. We've decided to compile a list together of the best hotels/ resorts in the Maldives - if budget wasn't a factor. 


The Maldives is a small country which lies in South Asia, with a population of around 521,000. The worlds flattest country is home to distinctive white beaches, a large amount of marine life and huge amount of white sharks - the most amount in the world! If you like coconuts, then this is a place you must visit as the coconut tree is the country's national tree, with them dotted everywhere in the country. Don't forget that the Maldives has tropical monsoon climate, the winter monsoon season being from November to March, and then the summer monsoon season being from June to August - making April, May, September and October the best months to travel to the Maldives if you're visiting for some great weather.


Did you know the Maldives is actually slowly sinking - so what are you waiting your visit here now!


Below we have compiled a list of our best hotels in the Maldives, this is not factual - it's just our opinion after conducting a lot of research and looking at thousands of reviews and pictures (now we are very jealous of everyone who's had the chance to stay in these hotels.) We hope you enjoy reading this list and if you have any suggestions of hotels which should have made it then please comment on our Instagram post or send us some suggestions via Email.

1. The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

This beautiful resort has to be our number 1 choice for hotels in the Maldives. Located in between tropical rainforests and white sand beaches, this private island resort has everything you would imagine when choosing a hotel in the Maldives. This resort has 77 villas, 7 island restaurants, a glass-flored spa, recreation centre and so much more to offer. Villas start from £3533, which include a delcious breakfast, private pool and a 10/10 experience. You can your very own villa here


Maldives Atol

2. Gili Lankanfushi Maldives

This stunning resort built on a small coral island, is our 2nd choice on our list of best hotels in the Maldives. Just 20 minutes boat ride away from Malé, this resort makes for a wonderful choice when visiting the Maldives. It has 45 luxury over water villas, private water garden, sun deck, 4 restaurants and a spa. If you're looking for a peaceful retreat in the Maldives then this has to be the one for you. For these villas, an individual price enquiry is needed, so head on over to this website for more details.

Over water Bungalow, Maldives

3. Six Senses Laamu

If you want the full Maldives experience, then the Six Senses Laamu has to be a strong contender. Imagine an idyllic 5 star resort, dolphins swimming around you as you bathe in the warm ocean waters. This barefoot resort (you literally walk around everywhere barefoot) has 5 different restaurants, a unique cooking hut with live stations, a gym, watersports, an open air cinema and your own personal guest experience maker. You will have to get a seaplane to this hotel which would take around 65 minutes direct - this can be booked through the hotel. Rooms start from £2383 per night and can be booked here

Overwater Villa, Maldives

4. Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

If someone says 'Waldorf Astoria' you just instantly think of luxury - and nothing is different here in the Maldives. This hotel has 119 beach, reef and overwater villas each with a private pool. Just a 45 minute yacht ride from the airport, this extraordinary resort located on a private island boasts a spa, wellness aquacentre, 11 restaurants and bars and many more facilities. Villas start from £4528 per person and can be booked here 

Reef Villa, Maldives

5. Patina Maldives

Welcome to the modern day travellers paradise. This spectacular resort boasts a collection of 90 luxury over-water and on-land villas. This resort offers 11 different restaurants and bars, wellness spa, free water sports equipment and more. This hotel is also just a 45 minute speed boat ride from the airport. Rooms start from £2818 per person and can be booked here

Aerial view of Maldives Island

So here is our list of our best hotels in the Maldives. There's some awesome contenders for the best hotel in the Maldives, but which one would you choose? Follow us for more stories like this one!


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