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Maafushivaru Maldives

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Maafushivaru Maldives is a luxury resort set on its own island on the southern tip of the Ari Atoll. Stay in one of the plush Villas, all of which have their own sunbathing area and some are available with a private pool or direct access to the sea. Sunbathe on the beach, dip into the turquoise waters or chill out in the infinity pool. However you wish to spend your time on this magical island, you’re sure to create memories to last a lifetime.

How far is the nearest beach?

The hotel is located by the beach.

Distance from the airport

The hotel is located on an island, which is a 25-minute seaplane journey from Male International Airport.


Beach, Pool and Water Villas are offered at the resort, all of which are beautifully furnished and feature air conditioning, bathroom amenities, a flat-screen TV, hairdryer, telephone, minibar, safe, Espresso machine and sunbathing area. Beach and Pool Villas feature an open-air bathroom and Water Villas have an indoor bathroom. For an extra dose of luxury, opt for a Pool Villa where you’ll have your own private pool or a Water Villa which offers direct access to the sea.

Food & drink

Experience delightful Japanese cuisine with a beautiful view at 135° EAST, the resort’s Teppanyaki and Sushi restaurant located over the lagoon. All Inclusive guests can indulge at the Cuisine Gallery, the resort’s main buffet-style restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner which offers a wide range of international cuisine and hosts a Maldivian night every Tuesday. Outdoor a la carte dining is also available at the resort and romantic private dining is available upon request, where you can enjoy a five-star meal just you and your loved one. For drinks, the Library Lounge serves a range of coffees and teas, the Water Bar is the place to be for refreshing drinks by the lagoon and wine enthusiasts will feel at home at the Wine Cellar.

Sports & entertainment

Relax on the beautiful beach, dip into the resort’s infinity pool or catch some rays on the sundeck. Read a new book with a nice hot drink at the Library Lounge or browse the souvenirs and beach apparel at The Boutique. A range of excursions are also on offer, where you can dive, snorkel, fish or simply enjoy a romantic cruise. Plus, there is a desert island which is exclusively for Maafushivaru guests to visit. Wi-Fi is accessible in certain public areas of the resort.


  • A la Carte Restaurant
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • By the Beach
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Romantic
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shops
  • Sunbathing Terrace
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Wifi