Over water villas
The Maldives is the over water villa capital of the world. But there are also over water villas to be found elsewhere if you know where to look! For a complete over water experience, some properties also feature over water spas and over water restaurants.
Offering a fantastic all inclusive experience the Emerald Maldives is located in the unspoiled Raa Atoll in the north west of the Maldives. It prides itself on world class cuisine and excellent service and offers stunning beach and over-water villas.
Constance Halaveli Resort
Constance Halaveli is an exquisite island retreat located in the North Ari Atoll in the Maldives. The hotel exudes an idyllic and tranquil atmosphere, and its very private beach and over-water villas blend Maldivian design with a contemporary flourish.
Niyama Private Islands
Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives
Niyama Private Islands is a luxury 5* Indian Ocean resort set on two pristine islands on the Dhaalu Atoll in the Maldives. With exceptional watersports, an Explorers kids club and a sense of privacy, Niyama is perfect for both couples and families alike.
COMO Cocoa Island
South Male Atoll, Maldives
COMO Cocoa Island is a stylish and intimate over water resort located in the South Male atoll, a short speedboat ride from Male. In no time you arrive to this tranquil haven of calm, the perfect place to reflect, relax, unwind and do nothing.
Thaa Atoll, Maldives
COMO Maalifushi is the first luxury resort in the Maldives to open in the pristine Thaa Atoll in the archipelago’s southwest. With 65 exquisite over-water villas and garden suites, Maalifushi is the ultimate private island escape.
Four Seasons Resort Maldives At Landaa Giraavaru
Baa Atoll, Maldives
Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru is an elegant Maldives resort with fantastic facilities situated on 44 acres of unspoiled tropical island in the remote Baa Atoll UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, just a 35-minute sea plane ride north of Male.
One&Only Reethi Rah
North Male Atoll, Maldives
The One&Only Reethi Rah is a chic and sophisticated island in the North Male atoll, accessible by a short luxury yacht ride from Male. The resort is set on one of the largest islands but like any other One&Only it offers unrivalled level of service.
Pangkor Laut Resort
West Coast, Malaysia
Pangkor Laut Resort is a luxurious property, offering hillside and over-water villas, set on a private Malaysian island. Home to a variety of wildlife from long-tailed macaques to sea eagles, the resort also boasts fantastic dining options and facilities.
Six Senses Ninh Van Bay
Ninh Vanh Bay, Vietnam
The exclusive Six Senses Ninh Van Bay is a rustic, barefoot, luxury resort at its very best, combining the legendary Six Senses service, food and facilities with a totally relaxed atmosphere and a stunning beach location.
Noonu Atoll, Maldives
The perfect combination of nature and luxury, Soneva Jani in the Maldives offers guests an unparalleled experience in idyllic surroundings. Made of sustainable materials, Soneva Jani is natural, yet refined and sophisticated.
Twin Center Gili Lankanfushi and Six Senses Laamu
North Male Atoll and Laamu, Maldives
Let the Maldivian magic melt away your stress. Enjoy the ultimate pamper-and-refresh escape, starting at Gili Lankanfushi with their wonderful spa, taste-sensation dishes and exceptional service. Then head to Six Senses Laamu to re-energise yourself.
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