Editor's PickDecember 28, 2021

Editor’s Pick: 5 Stunning Picturesque Resorts in the Maldives for a Memorable Escapade!

The Maldives – a mesmerising island destination enveloped in vivid turquoise tings contrasting the deep blue of the ocean around them and white-sand beaches with tropical green landscapes, every nook and corner is picture-perfect and that includes the exquisite resorts.

Whether it is for a honeymoon, family vacation or simply a getaway, each resort offers its slice of paradise with stunning views. With resorts occupying their private island, it provides a chance for ultimate privacy and relaxation. What’s more interesting is also the journey to each resort either by boat, domestic flight or seaplane that provides unbeatable views of the pristine beauty of the Maldives. 


Here is a collection of stunning picturesque resorts in the Maldives for your next memorable escapade. 

Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives

A tropical island paradise, where the atmosphere is playful and the experiences are inspiring – Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives has a colourful design concept that represents nature’s vibrant colours. 

London-based design studio Muza Lab studio was in charge of the resort’s redesign, the bold new concept embodies a kaleidoscope of colours inspired by the vibrant natural hues of the island’s stunning flora, fauna, sunsets and seascapes. Throughout the resort, symmetrical patterns and a mesmerising mélange of colours are incorporated, with distinct areas assigned a unique colour spectrum.

lti Maafushivaru Maldives 

Located in the pristine South Ari Atoll, lti Maafushivaru offers guests the idyllic island experience epitomising all that one dreams of when thinking of the Maldives.

At just over 350 metres in length, Maafushivaru cocoons guests in lush vegetation, encircled by powder-white beaches and fringed by a house reef that a myriad of fish call home. 81 villas spread on the land and over-water offers a choice of 5 different categories for guests to choose from for their unique Maldives experience.

Milaidhoo Island Maldives 

A tiny tropical island, an emerald drop of paradise wrapped in soft white sands, surrounded by a vibrant coral reef, lapped by warm turquoise waters and hidden in the heart of a UNESCO biosphere reserve, Milaidhoo Island Maldives is a boutique luxury resort in Baa Atoll. 

Perfect for nature lovers as their coral reef which encircles the island is a protected area and noted as an outstanding snorkelling and diving site in its own right. It is also close to Hanifaru Bay the place wherein season – the world’s largest groupings of manta rays can be seen. The tiny beautiful island, abundant with tropical greenery, measures just 300m by 180m and is fringed by soft deep white sand beaches. 

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo 

Experience unadulterated luxury in one of the world’s largest and most remote natural atolls during your stay at Raffles Maldives Meradhoo

Spanning across two islands, the resort offers magnificent beachfront and overwater villas abundant with space. The unmatched open and airy rooms come at the pleasure and privilege of being the islands’ sole resort, boasting seclusion unlike any other. The brilliant habitat lends itself to unbelievable diving and snorkelling experiences, rife with dynamic marine life and the entire ocean to explore. A marine utopia, wherever guests stay, the best of the Maldives is at their disposal. The resort invites you to discover and understand one of Mother Nature’s most beautiful masterpieces. 

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands 

Set in the Fari Islands archipelago in North Malé Atoll, guests can immerse themselves in a new expression of island life through thoughtful tailormade wellness journeys, interactive music programmes, captivating culinary experiences, and bask in the light-filled James Turrell Skyspace pavilion – all while embracing the vibrant social scene that emanates from Patina Maldives, Fari Islands

Spaces have been masterfully designed by renowned architects from Studio MK27 (by Marcio Kogan), Kengo Kuma & Associates, and Kerry Hill Architects, to bring about a delicate balance of serene and social. Patina Maldives conjures spaces and atmospheres that encourage deep connections with nature, as well as communion with other people.