Explore A Rich and Diverse Marine Life at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives

Enter a whole new world of rich and diverse marine life in the Maldives or simply lose yourself in the lagoon at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, where the water teem with exotic reef fish and stunning corals.

As one of the deeper atolls in the archipelago, the Raa Atoll offers abundant snorkeling and diving options to discover its rich marine life, from colorful corals to manta rays and sharks. Beyond swimming in our stunning house reef, enjoy easy access to the famous Hanifaru Bay UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in the period from May to November.

This protected marine sanctuary is the largest feeding and breeding hotspot in the world for manta rays and if you’re lucky, you’ll see whale sharks, which at times congregate here in their hundreds.

Alila Kothaifaru Maldives is also close to Vaadhoo Island, one of the best spots to witness the spectacular “Sea of Stars” phenomenon, an extraordinary sight to behold. You can embark on exciting journeys at Alila Kothaifaru including underwater adventures and with their non-motorized water sports activities.

Water Sports Activities

Guests can choose a variety of water sports activities such as stand-up paddling in the calm lagoons which is suitable for all ages. For those who want to discover the magnificent coastline and the island’s blue lagoon they can choose kayaking with either a double kayak or glass bottom kayak.

For a bit more adventure, you can choose to windsurf or catamaran sailing at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives with the beautiful crystal-clear lagoons and strong consistent winds.


The in-resort Dive centre by Euro Divers at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives offers a wide range of PADI courses to explore the underwater hidden gems in the remote location offering healthy corals and vibrant life.

This being one of the deeper atolls in the Maldives, certified divers have the option of about 20 wonderful dive sites nearby the resort waiting to be explored.

Some of the top dive sites handpicked by Euro Divers at Alila Kothaifaru includes the Vadhoo Thila, Kottefaru Kuda Thila, Sola Corner, Vandhoo Thila, Beriyan Bodu Thila, and Labryinth.

For more information and to book your stay, visit https://www.alilahotels.com/kothaifaru-maldives