India is now one of the fastest growing outbound tourism markets in the world. While Maldives made record by welcoming 1.7 million tourists in 2019, Indian market took the second place among the top 10 markets in 2019.
So we compiled the top 10 Maldivian resorts for Indian holidaymakers to enjoy post pandemic.
1. Heritance Aarah
Heritance Aarah is a premium all-inclusive all-villa resort consisting of 150 villas including 26 intimate luxury duplex ocean suites, 56 sunset ocean villas and 68 land villas ranging from beach villas to pool beach villas, family beach villas and family pool beach villas. Indian celebrities Bipasha Basu, Karan Singh Grover, Mouni Roy and Tara Sutaria were spotted vacationing at Heritance Aarah earlier this year.
2. Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives
Escape the stress and chaos of everyday life at the luxurious Taj Exotica Resort & Spa in Maldives. The resort features 64 sea-facing villas and suites that strike a fine balance between luxury and nature. Lounge by the infinity pool, read in a hammock as you look out at the sea or simply gaze at the stars at nighttime. For a more adventurous trip, go on a wildlife spotting expedition, snorkel among the coral reefs or scuba dive to explore the diverse marine life.
3. Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives
Grand Park Kodhipparu houses 120 villas, each of which comes with a private pool and net floating above the water. Each of the 120 villas and communal areas at the resort have been carefully designed by renowned hospitality experts Hirsch Bedner Associates and draw inspiration from the natural beauty of the Maldives its marine life and unique local craft and culture. Guestrooms are light and contemporary with a rustic feel featuring timber flooring, handmade carpets and textured walls.
4. Raffles Maldives Meradhoo
At the southern end of the Maldives, in the crystal waters of the Indian Ocean, lies Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. This uniquely idyllic resort brings the legendary service of Raffles, host to the well-traveled since 1887, to Gaafu Alifu, one of the world’s largest and most remote natural atolls. Indian actors Vatsal Sheth and Ishita Dutta celebrated their anniversary at Raffles Maldives Meradhoo last November.
5. Sun Island Resort & Spa
Located on Nalaguraidhoo Island in the South Ari Atoll, Sun Island Resort is a popular holiday destination in the Maldives offering great chances to see whale sharks and manta rays throughout the year. This is the biggest resort in the Maldives and its scale comes with an unmatchable array of facilities along with very high value for costs.
6. LUX* North Male Atoll
LUX* North Male Atoll houses 67 two-story villas with private pools, an over-water spa, tennis and beach volleyball court, and four restaurants. There are 15 one-bedroom beach villas, 46 overwater villas, four two-bedroom beach residences, one LUX Beach retreat 3 bedroom villa, and one overwater 3 bedroom villa with dock for your yacht. The Kedarnath and Simmba actress was at LUX* North Male Atoll to spend some quality time with her family on new years eve.
7. Furaveri Maldives
All set with 33 newly built villas and additional upgrades, the resort is re-branded into a four-star deluxe property to be known as Furaveri Maldives. The resort is a tropical 23-hectare coral island, Furaveri is situated in the exotic Raa Atoll, about 151 km north of the capital city, Male’. Famous Bollywood actress Karishma Tanna and Indian television actor Pearl V Puri were spotted enjoying their vacation in the Maldives at Furaveri Maldives.
8. Innahura Maldives Resort
Crown & Champa’s Latest Resort Innahura Maldives Resort opened on 6th March 2019 with 78 bungalows including 33 Sunset Beach Bungalows and 45 Sunrise Beach Bungalows, with four designed as adjacent bungalows for families. The island’s beach are perfect for honeymooners, and families planning a long overdue get-together.
9. Adaaran Prestige Vadoo
As the gateway to the South Atolls, Vadoo possesses its own exotic reef teeming with vibrant aquatic flora and fauna. Awarded as the World’s Leading Water Villa retreat at the World Travel Awards in 2010, Adaaran Prestige Vadoo is a luxurious Maldives Island resort that stands out amongst the best. The list of indulgences that awaits you at our Maldives Island resort can only be matched by the captivating lushness of the surroundings.
10. Fushifaru Maldives
Fushifaru presents an island experience like no other, to go beyond the confines of sun, sea and sand, and offer the more discerning travelers the opportunity to indulge their sense of adventure, love of life, fun, discovery and wellbeing, within a uniquely captivating environment with its own distinctive identity, and significance. Fushifaru Maldives’ 49 Beach and Water Villas merge quintessential Maldivian design and architecture with modern aesthetics.