Overwater villas in Maldives offers a luxurious stay extended over turquoise waters in the tropical island destination. From private sundecks to wooden staircases leading into lagoons, an overwater villa in the Maldives offers a comfortable stay for couples, families, and friends.
The contemporary facilities of an overwater villa have attracted many towards the Island country. So, if you are planning to travel to Maldives, here is a list of the best resorts luxury has to offer.
Varu by Atmosphere
Atmosphere Hotels & resorts newest property, Varu by Atmosphere features contemporary overwater villas. Perched on stilts, these villas offer infinity pools. They also come with a private verandah with sunbeds overlooking the ocean. The Varu Plan by the resort offers an all-inclusive stay coupled with all major meals, premium alcoholic beverages, and cocktails along with a few water activities.
Price: INR 40,660 onwards per night
Inclusions: Free transfers, water activities, accommodation, All major meals
Amenities: The Varu Plan, Elena Spa, Private swimming pool
Experiences: Scuba diving, Kayaking, Snorkelling, Sunset fishing, Specialty dining
Oblu by Atmosphere
Famous for its exotic house reef, the four-star resort offers cheap overwater villas in Maldives with an oversized plunge pool. The villas also come with a stocked mini-fridge, open-air bathrooms, signature beach bags, and private open sundeck. The resort organizes diving and water sports activities along with a garden spa.
Price: INR 46683 per night
Location: Helengeli Island, North Male’ Atoll
Inclusions: All-inclusive holiday plan, free transfer from Male airport, spa treatment
Amenities: Ocean/beachfront view, water sports, International cuisine, Elena spa
Experiences: Dive school, Channel diving, Snorkelling from the house reef
Safari Island Resort and Spa
Located in the heart of North Ari Atoll, this Island resort has 39 Maldivian water villas. All the rooms have a sea and beachfront view coupled with turndown service. It can accommodate up to three guests and direct access to the lagoon and a private sundeck. The resort provides a free of cost luxury safari boat for its guests.
Price: INR 24,200* per night (taxes & fees not included)
Location: Mushimas Migili, North Ari Atoll
Inclusions: Free breakfast (hot/cold buffet)
Amenities: International and regional cuisine restaurants, luxury safari boats, Live music
Experiences: Windsurfing, Catamaran, Snorkelling, Open water diving, sunset fishing, Dolphin Safari
Lux* South Ari Atoll
Located in South Ari Atoll, this island resort is home to private overwater villas in Maldives perched on stilts above a lagoon. Some of these overwater villas in Maldives are equipped with a home theatre system, jacuzzi glass room, private infinity plunge pool, and spacious sun decks. The resort also offers an all-inclusive holiday package catering to accommodation, major meals, and a few activities.
Price: INR 43,780 onwards per night
Location: South Atoll, Dhidhoofinolhu, Maldives
Inclusions: All major meals, Accommodation, Yoga, Spa garden (adults only)- All-inclusive package
Amenities: All-inclusive holiday package, Spa, Sauna, Lounge, Beachfront/sea view
Experiences: Beach yoga, kayaking, cycling, reef snorkeling, table soccer (complimentary)
Taj coral reef resort and spa
Located on a private island with its lagoon, Taj coral reef resort, and spa has 32 premium water villas with a private outer deck overlooking the ocean. Each villa offers an open-air shower, a wooden ladder leading into the blue lagoon. Other amenities mini bar filled with organic foods and beverages. From South American to Modern Indian cuisine, Taj also caters to a diverse culinary culture.
Tariff: INR 56,120* onwards/ per night (Experience more)
INR 62,350* onwards/ per night (Bed breakfast and more)
Location: Hembadhu Island, North Male Atoll
Inclusions: Breakfast and Dinner at Bokkura restaurant, transfer from Male airport (2 adults)
Amenities: Beachfront, gourmet multi-cuisine restaurants, Jiva Spa, well-equipped gym
Experiences: Shipwreck diving, Champagne breakfast, Submarine experience, Fishing
Coco Bodu Hithi
Located in North Male Atoll, this resort features one of the best overwater villas in Maldives. These luxury villas have direct access to the lagoon and house reef alongside a private veranda suitable for alfresco dining. They also have an In-villa entertainment system, Infinity, and plunge pool. This resort caters to a sunset cruise, wellness centers, and a gourmet fine-dining experience through local and global cuisines.
Tariff: INR 38,150 onwards per night (Excluding taxes & fees)
Location: North Male Atoll, Maldives
Inclusions: Breakfast, Mini Bar, WIFI, a few leisure activities
Amenities: Private Infinity & plunge pool, Global cuisine restaurants, Coco Spa, Open Bar, In-Villa dining
Experiences: Parasailing, surfing, guided marine tour, Open cinema, Private Pergola, Beach barbeque, Dive center
Located amidst lush flora, this luxury 4-star property houses private villas overlooking the ocean and beaches. The villas come with a private wooden deck which gives a direct access to the lagoon. They have an In-villa entertainment system. The resort has Asia’s first ever freshwater lake with a biotop pool. Dream resort also provides spa treatments in the mangrove garden.
Tariff: INR 48, 400* per night
Location: Baa Atoll, Maldives
Inclusions: Breakfast, Pool, Fitness center, WIFI
Amenities: Thai spa, Fitness center, Private beach, Airport transfer, Boutique shop
Experiences: Excursions, Diving, Power watersports, Beach soccer
Located in the Indian Ocean, this 5-star beach resort has overwater villas in Maldives which boasts of private boat docking, infinity pool, tuk-tuk bar. They also have a jukebox, service pantries, oceanfront terrace, waterfall showers, and direct access to a lagoon. The resort also offers room upgrades, open-kitchen restaurants and a swim-up pool bar.
Tariff: INR 82,980 onwards per night (Half board plan)
Location: Emboodhoo Lagoon South, Maldives
Inclusions: Breakfast and dinner, Return transfers, complimentary drinks, Free use of Kayak and snorkeling gear
Amenities: Hardrock café, recreation activities, Spa, Kids’ Club, Swimming pool, All-inclusive holiday plan
Experiences: Diving, Banana boats, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Aerial Arts Class
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa
Surrounded by the ocean of South Ari Atoll, this Island resort has cheap overwater villas in Maldives. They are equipped with contemporary architecture and modern amenities. These villas have a private wooden deck with a staircase leading into the waters. They also feature a net flat sofa overlooking the ocean along with sun loungers. From Western and Asian influences to Italian signature dishes, a diverse range of culinary options are given to guests.
Price: 31, 300 onwards per night (Accommodation and breakfast)
39,610 onwards per night (Half board plan)
43, 250 onwards per night (Full board plan)
Location: Centara Grand Island
Inclusions: Major meals (acc. To plan), WIFI, Water sports, gym, Kids club, Dreams cinema
Amenities: Multicuisine restaurants, fitness center, swimming pool, Kids Club, Airport transfers
Experiences: Shipwreck diving, Whale shark boat trip, sunset cruise, snorkeling tour
Located on a secluded island, Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives overwater villas for families are perched on stilts. These villas have bathrooms with glass walls overlooking the ocean. They also have minibars stocked with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages with various snacks- replenished twice every day. The resort also has live cooking stations, theme nights, and buffets for guests.
Tariff: INR 62,295 onwards per night
Location: Kanifushi Island, Lhaviyani Atoll, Maldives
Inclusions: Complimentary airport transfer and lounge services, Mini Bar, Private Pool
Amenities: Swimming pool, International cuisine, All-inclusive luxury meal plan
Experiences: Theme nights, sunset fishing, water sports, snorkeling, diving
Curated by Ruchit Rastogi