Fish and coconuts apart, the 1190 islands that make up the Maldivian archipelago traditionally imported almost everything they needed. Technological advances and natural resources have enabled the laid-back islanders to begin to export the ultimate in barefoot, island luxury.
99% of the Maldives is underwater, and what land there is, remains largely untouched. Most islands remain uninhabited – indeed only around 290 are home to anything more than storks and lizards. What this means, for the intrepid tourist, is miles of unsullied white sand; expanses of impossible azure seas stretching uninterrupted to the horizon; and an abundance of mind-blowing dive sites. For those who like their Robinson Crusoe island fantasies tempered by matching luxurious comforts, the Maldives is undoubtedly the place to indulge them.
Choosing a resort can be a challenge. There is a bewildering array, each on a different island and each with their defining characteristics. In general, the Maldives is not a cheap destination: almost all food and drink has to be imported. In addition, waste disposal and water management is far more complex for these tiny islands than it is for other mainland resorts in Asia. Environmental concerns are taken very seriously here. The resorts strive to offer great value for money for their guests and all offer something different. Choosing the right island for your stay is important.
At Experience Sri Lanka, we aim to help you make the best choice. Our team know the islands, their individual qualities and the facilities offered, from personal experience and from closely monitoring feedback from our guests.
What we don't know, we will be able to find out very quickly. If you already know what hotel you want, then let us know and we’ll let you have an excellent quote backed up by the assurance of superb, personalised, customer care and service. The best of it is: you won’t pay any extra for this incredible level of service.
Hotels in The Maldives
Conrad, Rangali Island, Alifu Atoll
Formerly the Hilton - this resort is seriously chic, stylish and a superb Maldivian fantasy option with the best dining options in the country.
Loama Resort, Raa Atoll
Luxury and local charm in an idyllic beach location. A genuine attempt to introduce Maldivian heritage to a luxury resort.
Vakkaru, Baa Atoll
Well-appointed beach villas and overwater bungalows in the Baa Atoll, with excellent facilities, house reef and dining options.
Velassaru Maldives, South Male Atoll
Close to Male, you’ll find this small, contemporary and pleasant boutique resort with great food and beautiful surroundings.
Bibee Guesthouse, North Male Atoll
Bibee is a comfortable guesthouse on Dhiffushi a few strides away from the bikini-friendly beach on the local island.
Per Aquum Niyama, South Nilandhe (Dhaalu) Atoll
Two islands with two distinctive vibes: Per Aquum Niyama is a one-of-a-kind boutique five-star experience in the Dhaalu Atoll.
Mirihi Island Resort, Ari Atoll
Mirihi is an intimate desert island resort with turquoise blue waters and one of the most amazing house-reefs.
Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu , Baa Atoll
A rustic resort in beautiful Baa Atoll with spectacular reefs and beaches, Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu is remote and romantic.
Komandoo, Lhaviyani Atoll
Komandoo is the ideal island for those dreaming of an island escape in serenely peaceful surroundings.
COMO Maalifushi, Thimarafushi (Thaa) Atoll
COMO Maalifushi is remote, luxurious and laid-back - a great five-star plus retreat with fantastic surfing and diving.
Cocoa Island, South Male Atoll
The embodiment of understated luxury, Cocoa Island by COMO is a boutique-style resort on an idyllic atoll.