NewsDecember 18, 2023

Winter Escape in the Maldives: Indulge in the Sun-Drenched Wintry Getaways

There is always the right time to visit Maldives as the extraordinary little islands consist of tiny castaway-fantasy sandy islets that will pamper travellers to get them through the colder months. Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of resorts in the Maldives invites travellers worldwide to immerse themselves in a much-needed respite from the frigid air. With tailor-made packages across seven exquisite resorts, guests are invited to indulge in the serene and picturesque sanctuary the Maldives offers during winter, with blue skies, turquoise seas and a golden glow that embraces its islands.

Accessible via speedboat or seaplane from Velana International Airport, Male, each of Marriott Bonvoy’s resorts in the Maldives resides on its private island, presenting an exclusive getaway into the captivating embrace of the Indian Ocean. The possibilities are endless, whether you are seeking a family retreat, a romantic hideaway, a wellness sanctuary, or an adventure to explore marine wonders. Guests can select from luxurious havens such as The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, W Maldives, Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa, or Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa to curate their ideal winter escape. From lounging on pristine white sand beaches to stargazing beneath the winter sky, each resort promises an unforgettable seasonal retreat.


The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

On the enchanting Fari Islands, in the heart of the North Malé Atoll, lies The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands – a paradise of white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons, and vibrant coral reefs. Imagine waking up in one of their overwater villas, where your every whim is catered to by a dedicated Aris Meeha (butler). The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands invites guests to Embrace Island Life with an exclusive package of daily breakfast and dinner, with specially curated amenities, while accumulating valuable Marriott Bonvoy points. It’s not just a vacation; it’s a journey into the heart of luxury.

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The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

A scenic seaplane ride away from Velana International Airport, the finest address in the Maldives, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort awaits on a private island in Dhaalu Atoll. Here, island-inspired design meets unspoiled nature with private terraces, ocean vistas, and the impeccable service of St. Regis Butlers. This winter, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort invites guests to explore their Exquisite Indulgence package, including daily breakfast, lunch and dinner and 50% savings on return seaplane transfers.

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W Maldives

Located on the heart-shaped Fesdu Island in North Ari Atoll, W Maldives is your vibrant luxury escape. With one of the best house reefs in the Maldives, lavish villas with private pools, overwater hammocks and glass-bottomed floors, and various gourmet dining venues, it’s the ultimate destination for relaxation, exclusivity, and adventure. W Maldives has curated an all-inclusive package for guests to enjoy a daily buffet breakfast, three-course lunch, dinner for two adults, unlimited beverages, and a complimentary in-room W MIXBAR filled with non-alcoholic delights. Guests can look forward to discovering the beauty of Maldives with ease as they soak up the revelry and dive into countless activities, from snorkelling and diving to jet skiing or exploring the castaway island, Gaathafushi, just a stone’s throw away from W Maldives.

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Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa

Nestled amidst breathtaking natural beauty, Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa features stylish one and two-bedroom overwater or beach villas. Spanning 22 acres, the resort is an eco-conscious haven with 142 villas tucked amongst the tropical greenery and unparalleled views of the Indian Ocean. One can look forward to a culinary voyage with six distinct restaurants and bars showcasing global tastes and locally harvested produce. The resort’s Greenhouse is one of the Maldives’ largest state-of-the-art hydroponic farms purposely designed to promote sustainable farming and consumption. Guests are invited to embrace the essence of savouring the good life at Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa and book the All-inclusive Indulgence package, embarking on a culinary discovery of the resort with tastes that bring to life the vibrancy of the destination.

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Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa

Situated on a private island in North Male Atoll, Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is accessible by a 15-minute speedboat ride from Velana International Airport, making it an attractive destination for those who prefer brief travel. Offering seven restaurants and bars, two freshwater pools, a tennis court, a 24-hour gym and plenty of on-island activities, including Sheraton’s signature Side-by-Side Family Program, the resort is the picturesque destination for honeymooners, families with young children or teens and solo travellers alike. Set amidst a lush tropical garden facing the majestic Indian Ocean, the resort’s Shine Spa for Sheraton is located offshore on a private island of its own, promising absolute privacy and comfort for your retreat. Allowing guests to truly switch off the resort’s Full Board Promo includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, soft drinks, daily use of snorkelling gear, paddleboards, kayaks and use of the tennis courts, along with complimentary round-trip speed boat transfers to Velana Airport and free Wi-Fi across the resort.

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Marriott Bonvoy members can seamlessly earn and redeem their points on stays and experiences at the resorts. To learn more about the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio of resorts in Maldives, click here. For more information, please visit