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Madly Maldives helps you find the best hotels for your stay in the Maldives. 

The Maldives boasts some of the most luxurious hotels in the world. Each one sits on a private island somewhere in the archipelago. Home to amazing sea life like coral reefs, reef sharks, and manta rays it is no wonder so many guests travel the world to stay on these shores. 

Surrounded by the sun and the beach, there are hotels to satisfy all six senses. Whether you are looking to explore the beach or have a floating breakfast before visiting a resort spa we will be able to help you find the right room. 

With so many amazing options to choose from it can be hard to find the best place to stay. We are proud to offer a service that makes it easy for you to find the ideal beach getaway. Use our search filters to find the hotel that is best suited for you. 

Here are our choices for the top 3 hotel stays in the Maldives based on the best offers.

Top 3 hotels in Maldives

1. The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort- Dhaalu Atoll

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort will astound you with it’s architectural brilliance. This hotel resort is a peaceful paradise surrounded by thriving marine life and natural splendors. Choose from sunset overwater villas or entire estates. All of the stays here are packed with luxurious features and amenities perfectly complemented by white-sand beaches.

Bring the children and enjoy an unforgettable family trip. Our on-site Kid’s Club is packed with fun activities so there is something to do for everyone. A delicious breakfast in your private villa before going to explore the beach is one incredible family memory to be made.

The St. Regis Iridium Spa is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. The spa treatments are sure to please the senses with Naura Bisse products. Indulge with Iridium tea and gaze into the beautiful Indian ocean as marine life floats along underneath glass floors.After you have basked in the Spa long enough explore the rest of the resort to partake in some water sports or island yoga. Or attend a themed dinner before you enjoy a sunset on the beach. Take advantage of the extensive guest services available and allow St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort to provide you with a dream vacation.

Conrad Rangali Maldives - South Ari Atoll

Things to do at St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort:

  • Water Sports
  • Themed Dinners
  • Gym & Spa
  • Kid's Club
  • PADI Dive Centre
  • Pay-Per View Channels
  • Biking around the Island
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Floodlit Tennis Court

Outdoors:

  • Garden
  • Beachfront
  • Picnic Area
  • Sun Deck
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture

Room Amenities:

  • Terrazo Tub
  • VIP room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Beach Towels
  • Mini Bar

Health & Wellness:

  • Spa
  • Hair Salon
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Steam Room
  • Children Pool
  • Yoga Center
  • Personal Trainer
  • Main Pool
  • Fitness Center

Guest Services:

  • 24 Hour Help Desk
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Laundry Express
  • Forex
  • Baby Sitting
  • Check-In/Check-Out
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Baggage Storage
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Airport Pick-up & Drop off
  • Daily Wake Up Service
  • Concierge
  • Daily Housekeeping

Restaurants

In addition to their world class amenities and services the St. Regis Resort offers a number of delectable eating establishments. Choose from Cargo, Crust & Craft,The Elements, Alba, Decanter, Orientale, The Whale Bar, or Private Dining. With this many options there is something on the menu to please everyone, breakfast to dinner.

Cargo is open from 7:00pm - 10:30pm to impress your tastebuds with gourmet Middle Eastern cuisine. Find this intimate restaurant hiding in a shipping container nestled in a dense jungle.

Crust & Craft was inspired by a rustic fisherman’s hut and offers beachside fare during the day. Their selections include thin crust pizzas, freshly pressed juices and hand-made ice cream.

Inspired by the elements of fire, earth, air, wind and water, The Elements restaurant takes guests through an exceptional gastronomic journey led by the executive chef. Fresh and simple ingredients from the on-site organic garden steal the show at this farm to table style eatery.

Alba offers freshly prepared modern Italian food during the day. It is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat alongside a shimmering pool and pristine beachfront.

Satisfy wine cravings by visiting Decanter, the exclusive underground wine cellar. Here one can find exquisite wine pairing dinners curated by the sommelier. Get lost among the thousands of labels and delectable dinners below sea level.

Orientale is the trifecta of diverse flavors. Chinese, Indian and Japanese cuisines are crafted here each night. Sit in the open air and let the three kitchens surround you with their cultural ambiance.

The Whale Bar is an overwater bar where fresh tapas and signature cocktails can be found. Catch the sunset for a magical experience and socialize into the night.

Sometimes it just feels right to enjoy a dining experience in your private villa or private pool. There is a wide range of international dining and beverage options available to guests 24 hours a day.

2. Conrad Rangali Maldives - South Ari Atoll

Conrad Rangali Maldives is an unparalleled vacation destination as a luxury resort in the South Ari Atoll. This is where guests can find the Muraka, the world's first undersea residence. Visit during December to May and it is likely you will spot many swirling reef sharks.

The luxury property and fine dining make this resort property stand out for a Maldives vacation.

An entire resort within a resort, The Spa Retreat is the ultimate self care experience. Everything is taken care of for guests who spend their time nourishing body and soul.

Conrad Rangali Maldives - South Ari Atoll

Things to do at Conrad Rangali:

  • Snorkelling
  • Kid's Club
  • Fishing

Guest Services:

  • Laundry
  • Evening Turndown Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Butter Service
  • 24 Hour Help Desk

Outdoors:

  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Sundeck
  • Gym
  • Spa

Room Amenities:

  • Beach towels
  • Mini bar
  • Bathrobes
  • Spa bathtub
  • Sun lounger jacuzzi
  • King sized bed

Restaurants

In addition to the luxurious amenities, this island resort has the Rangali Bar, The Cheese And Wine Bar, Vilu Bar, Lounge Bar, Mandhoo Restaurant, Vilu Restaurant, Ithaa, Atoll Market, Koko Grill, and The Wine Cellar. All day dining options that are sure to please.

The Rangali Bar is an all day dining spot that serves wines, beers and cocktails by the pool. Quench your thirst overlooking the lagoon with its marvelous beauty.

The Cheese And Wine Bar is home to 101 tours of Cheese. Expertly collated by the resident Maitre de Fromage.

Vilu Bar is another place to overlook the lagoon while enjoying satisfying drinks. Wine and campaigns are served by the glass for the guests enjoyment.

Lounge Bar is a casual place to enjoy a range of dishes by the infinity pool. Accompany your meal with a delicious cocktail. It is a wonderful way to enjoy a meal on the beach.

Mandhoo Restaurant is the place to find organic biodynamic cuisine options. Eat in sophistication at this overwater restaurant.

Vilu Restaurant provides a la carte dining with an extensive wine list. Perfect for picnics on the beach out for a night in with a private meal.

Ithaa is a stand alone experience that is sure to astound. Guests are served irresistible dishes in the world's first all glass underwater restaurant.

Atoll market is the sand floored buffet restaurant where guests can satisfy any craving. International cuisine is created for guests and sure to please.

If it is an intimate personal experience you’re after then the Koko Grill is the right option for you. Take a seat at this open air restaurant that seats 10 guests to watch the chef prepare the entrees of Japanese inspired grilled dishes.

The Wine Cellar provides an unforgettable time facilitated by the chef and the sommelier. Together they walk guests through the ultimate wine and food journeys.

3. Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa - Lhaviyani Atoll

Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa is designed to perfection with a mid-century style highlighted by the natural wonders of the Lhaviyani Atoll. The lagoon teems with spectacular wildlife including sea turtles and manta rays swimming around the coral reefs.

There are endless ways to spend a vacation at this high class Maldives hotel property. Explore Spa and Waves Fitness Center are just a couple of the available options for guests to choose from when deciding what to do with their time on this private island. Frequent the beach and see the beauty of the world at sea level.

c Maldives Resort & Spa - Lhaviyani Atoll

Things to do at Le Méridien:

  • Gift Shop
  • Activities for kids
  • Restaurants
  • Game Room

Outdoors:

  • Outdoor pool

Health & Wellness:

  • Spa
  • Fitness Center

Room Amenities:

  • Laundry
  • Wake up calls
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Service Request
  • Turndown service
  • Daily housekeeping

Restaurants

In addition to their amazing rooms and spa, Le Meridien Resort impresses with a well-rounded group of restaurants. Eat on a terrace, on the beach, in your room, or next to the kitchen. No matter what this hotel will satisfy with their cuisine options.

Turquoise is the interactive restaurant where guests can enjoy local dishes, Asian favorites and European cuisines. Serving from breakfast to dinner there are plenty of options for you to try at this restaurant.

Tabemasu is a Japanese restaurant with an artful dining experience. With its namesake meaning “to eat” in Japanese there is no confusion about the exceptional food served here. Regional flavors combined with modern and traditional techniques to create a mouth watering bite to eat.

Velaa Bar & Grill is open morning till night to give guests a place for elegant and fun beachside dining. In the day one can find wine and cocktails paired with light dishes. In the evening the wood fired stove lights up to create grilled seafood, meats and delicacies.

Riviera is an ideal place to get a lazy lunch or bask in the sunset of the Indian Ocean. Fresh shucked oysters and chilled seafood are paired with chilled wines and spritzers at this 18 and up restaurant.

Frequently Asked Questions about Maldives hotels

What hotel to stay at in the Maldives?

As of 2021, there were almost 1009 accommodation establishments including Resort Islands, City Hotels, Guest Houses & Liveaboards to choose from in the Maldives.

Whether you are looking for an excellent hotel or luxury resort, MadlyMaldives helps you find the best resorts and hotels for your style and budget.

Which is the best hotel in the Maldives?

Browse our hotel page or contact our team via WhatsApp +9607241111 to get the best suggested hotel for your needs. Use our search filter to update your results based on the best offers or the most relevant stay.

Can unmarried couples stay in hotels in the Maldives?

Yes! The Maldives is absolutely amazing for romantic getaways and honeymoons, but it is also the perfect place to sunbathe with friends, bond with co-workers, or make family memories. Relax on the beach and spot turtles and reef sharks or take a hotel class with your children. There are plenty of amazing activities for everyone to enjoy.

Why are Maldives hotels so expensive?

Prices for hotels in the Maldives are influenced by the fact that each hotel rests on its own resort island. Make sure you are booking a resort island, not a city hotel or a guest house on a local Island if you are looking for the ultimate Maldives experience.

Getting goods to the island costs a bit more but allows for an unparalleled vacation that can be enjoyed in your own oasis.

How many hotels are in the Maldives?

155 Resort Islands, 10 City Hotels, 710 guest houses on the local islands/cities & 134 Liveaboards. operating as of 2021.

How to get to hotels in the Maldives?

To get to your hotel you will need to take a Seaplane (Hydroplane), Domestic Airline (Dash8 & ATR) to the nearest domestic airport followed by a short Speed boat ride to your choice of accommodation establishment. Each hotel will arrange its own transfer. When you complete booking with a hotel the details will be provided to you.

How to choose a hotel in the Maldives?

To choose your best hotel in the Maldives, make a list of what is important to you during your stay. Do you want to be able to participate in sunrise yoga? Relax at an underwater Spa, dine in an underwater Restaurant, or experience an underwater club. Use this to compare the places to stay as you browse through the search results listed.

Consider important factors like types of rooms, date, entertainment, outdoor activities, guest reviews, average nightly price, free cancellation, activities for children, and more.

How to book a hotel in the Maldives?

To book your hotel in the Maldives click the book now button at the top of the hotel page or fill out the book now widget to the left of the screen. Enter the date of your holiday to search for available accommodations.

When you choose your accommodations you will see the terms and conditions, discounts and supplements, and the total price.

You can also call the Madly Maldives by using the hotline to get assistance with your booking.

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What are the best beach hotels in the Maldives?

Because of the unique geography of the Maldives, there are many hotels and resorts situated on their own island. This makes almost anywhere you stay in the Maldives a great beach stay. However, there are of course hotels which are located in towns and cities that don’t have their own island.

Here are some of our favourite beach hotels in the Maldives:

  • Lily Beach
  • Reethi Beach
  • Nika Island Beaches
  • Hulhumale Beach
  • Mudhdhoo Beach
  • Cocoa Island
  • Fulhadhoo Island

You are guaranteed to feel happy being surrounded by the turquoise waters.

Are the Maldives cheap or expensive?

Many factors are going into the price of a Maldives holiday. Because every hotel is located on its own island it can be a bit more expensive for the accommodations and services. Transportation from the international airport is also required to reach each hotel which can increase the price of your trip.

However with the magic of vacationing on what can feel like your own tropical island is well worth it to most guests.

Are there hotels in the Maldives?

There are many hotels in the Maldives to please all guests. View our hotels page to pick the right one for your trip. You can choose between a private island resort, cheap hotels, or beach villas in the most popular regions. Use the map or our search tool to find the right Maldives hotel for you.

Which is the best area to stay in in the Maldives?

No matter where you choose to stay there will be a magnificent view of the Indian Ocean., all have beautiful beaches you can explore. And comfortable if not completely luxurious rooms to relax in after. The best place to stay depends on the kind of trip you hope to have.

The Kaafu Region is made up of the North Malé Atoll and South Male atoll. This region is considered the most popular for tourists. Naturally, you can find some amazing hotels here.

Male is the capital city of the Maldives and can be found in the North Malé Atoll. If you are looking to feel the hustle and bustle of one of the densest cities in the world then finding a room in this region is a good fit for you.

Dhaalu is a pleasant atoll in the South of the Maldives. It is relatively new to tourism so much of the stays here are modern. This is a great place to find private rooms.

South Ari Atoll is one of the biggest consisting of 105 islands. There is always something to do in this region from exploring neighboring islands to enjoying the nightlife at one of the many resorts. The South Ari Atoll is a particularly popular spot if you are hoping to dive and see some whale sharks.

Baa Atoll is the perfect fit for luxury vacations. Boasting high numbers of 5-star luxury resorts on private islands it is ideal for romantic getaways or luxury guests. This is the best atoll to swim with the Mata Rays and the atoll is a UNESCOs Biosphere Reserve.

Laamu Atoll is most known for having the 5-star resort, Six Senses. There are plenty of on land options in addition to the over the sea options as this Atoll is made of the largest islands in the Maldives. Tourism in this area is still developing but what they do have makes for a dream beach vacation.

How much does a Maldives trip cost?

There is something for everyone in Maldives, don't get confused by the false information that Maldives is only for luxury travelers. Maldives has guest houses that go as low as US$ 50.00 a night for budget travelers.

You can choose from high-end to as low as US$ 50.00 a night for accommodation. Food, transportation, and activities will add to your total cost. The best place to start is getting prices for accommodation and transfers directly by checking availability on your Maldives Holiday from our home page and conducting a search. From there you can compare different resorts and prices. Keep in mind that airfares aren’t included in the prices, so you will need to also check our Maldives Flights page to ensure you get the best prices.