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05 Unique Luxurious Accommodation Options in the Maldives

Vommuli resort's overwater villas surrounded by beautiful lagoon
Everyone dreams of spending a holiday in a luxury overwater villa in the Maldives. here are 5 luxurious accommodation options.

The sunny side of life – the Maldives is known for its pristine beaches and the beautiful turquoise waters. Everyone dreams of spending a holiday in a luxury overwater villa in the Maldives. But if you want to chase your dreams even higher, here are 5 mind-blowingly unique yet luxurious accommodation options in the Maldives from the very top to bottom (literally)!

1. Treetop Pool Villa – Amilla Fushi

This tranquil treetop retreat at Amilla Fushi is tucked away 12 meters above the ground. The villa is wrapped in a canopy of coconut trees and vast Maldivian skies.

Swim across the infinity-edge pool as if you were flying over the treetops. Wake to the gentle sounds of tropical birdsong. Where being only 20 meters away from the beach will allow you the chance to take a secret pathway, shaded by coconut trees, to reach the beautiful white sand of your dedicated beach.

Amilla Fushi, Maldives

2. 04 Bedroom Water Reserve with Slide – Soneva Jani Maldives

Soneva’s idea of how overwater living should be is an enormous space of luxurious living space with uninhibited views in every direction. In addition to the 4 bedrooms, the villa features a study, gym, an outdoor shower and daybed, TV lounge, walk-in minibar, and a sleeping area for the children.

Of course, you cannot miss the water slide from the top deck into the lagoon below!

Soneva Jani Maldives

3. John Jacob Astor Estate – St. Regis Vommuli Maldives

The epitome of sophistication, impeccable design, luxury amenities, and panoramic views of the tropical ocean waves in the Maldives. The three-bedroom overwater John Jacob Astor Estate boasts a furnished terrace with a 92-square-meter private swimming pool framed by a plush daybed, sofas, and sun loungers.

Opening onto the terrace, the palatial living room is distinguished by its lofty ceilings and floor-to-ceiling glass doors, which suffuse the space with natural light. The two main-floor guest bedrooms, one with a king bed and one with two queen beds, both promise an enticing sanctuary in the Maldives.

St. Regis Maldives Vommuli

4. The Private Reserve Villa – Gili Lankanfushi Maldives

The Private reserve Villa at Gili Lankanfushi is the largest overwater villa in the world! Standing alone in the middle of a sparkling, turquoise lagoon, 500 metres from the main resort, Gili Lankanfushi’s Private Reserve is the quintessence of luxury, privacy, and seclusion.

Sprawled across multi-tiered levels, this rustic-chic fort of dreams is where everyone’s idea of the ultimate island escape instantly becomes a reality.

With the infinity swimming pool, spacious sundecks, couple’s spa pavilion with a sauna and steam room, air-conditioned gymnasium, cinema, bar and even a water slide that runs from the Private Reserve’s top deck into the sea, you will never feel the need to leave this place!

Gili Lankanfushi Maldives

5. THE MURAKA – Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Overwater? Beach? Underwater! A first-of-its-kind, THE MURAKA is a luxury two-level residence with a master bedroom submerged over 16 feet below sea level in the Indian Ocean. Above water, enjoy living and dining areas fitting of one of the world’s most exclusive residences.

Beneath the ocean, discover a Master bedroom with a 180-degree curved acrylic dome, a dedicated tunnel viewing theater, and en-suite bathroom. Stays at this ultimate luxury residence come with dedicated staff including a personal butler and chef.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Whether you choose a Treetop, a 4-bedroom overwater villa for the entire family, the world’s biggest overwater villa, or the first-of-its-kind underwater residence we can guarantee you will be immensely satisfied with your stay at any of these options.

Feature image by St. Regis Vommuli Maldives

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Marukab Plaza: Your go to City Hotel for Layovers!

Flight delays, cancellations and insanely long lay-overs are all too familiar hurdles for avid travellers.

Have you ever spent a night crouched up at the airport due to long layovers or delays? Although a lengthy layover is predicted, flight cancellations and delays can lead to an uncomfortable night at the airport. Thankfully there is one perfect solution to ensure you never end up sleeping on an uncomfortable chair, bench or even the airport floor. If you ever find yourself in this situation in the Maldives, your best bet is to book with Marukab Plaza.

If you’re travelling in the near future, check your travel itinerary beforehand. For long layovers, or if you’re looking for a nice city hotel, Marukab Plaza is your best bet. At Marukab Plaza, you will get the best of the vibrant capital city of the Maldives. This luxury hotel is located on the north-eastern tip of Male’ city.

Rooms & Accomodation

There is no lack of choice when it comes to Marukab Plaza. With seven different room types to choose from, Marukab Plaza is perfect for groups, families or even solo travellers.

  • Marukab Suite – The Marukab Suite comes with a fully furnished living room, fully equipped kitchen, wardrobes and any other amenities you can think of. The Marukab Suite is perfect if you’re planning to stay in the City for a few days or even months! With all the amenities of a good Airbnb, the Marukab Suite allows you to live comfortably.
  • Premium Room – With 29 sqm of space, the Premium Room is perfect for those travelling for work. In addition to a writing desk, the Premium room also includes a mini-bar as well as ironing facilities. The hotel provides all of the basic amenities for this room category as well as luggage storage and a sofa with a coffee table.
  • Deluxe Balcony Room – If you’re all about the views, get the deluxe balcony room. In addition to the city views through a private balcony, the deluxe balcony room also comes with all of the hotel amenities. Some of these amenities include high-speed Wi-Fi, a safe deposit box, a writing desk and ironing facilities.
  • Deluxe Ocean View – There’s nothing quite like having an ocean view in the Maldives. What makes the Deluxe Ocean View different from the Deluxe Balcony room is the view. Although the room does not provide a private balcony, for some travellers it’s all about getting the pretty views.
  • Deluxe Room – The Deluxe Room is perfect for short layovers for couples. In addition to basic hotel amenities, the deluxe room has the beautiful Marukab Plaza design. With big windows and neutral colours filling up the room, your layover worries are taken away.
  • Twin Room – The twin room also has the basic hotel amenities. The twin room is perfect for families or friends who are travelling together, especially if you don’t want to share the bed.
  • Standard Room – The standard room at Marukab is perfect for killing a few hours or a day-long layover in the city. At Marukab Plaza, even the Standard Room comes with hotel amenities, adding a personal touch to your stay!

Dining Options at Marukab Plaza

Your stay at Marukab Plaza is more than just your stay! At this city hotel, you can explore a variety of culinary pleasures as well. Marukab Plaza brings you everything from wild-caught tuna of the Maldives to the warm, fresh flavours of the Mediterranean at the Fig & Olive restaurant.

Additionally, guests are also served amazing coffees and baked goods at the lounge café. The lounge café is beautifully decorated with comfortable seating and notable service.

The Conference Room

Marukab Plaza also offers a beautiful Conference Room. This is the perfect addition for business travellers, or any businessmen looking for a good meeting space. In addition to the Wi-Fi, the Conference Room has a laptop/ computer system, projector, telephone, stationery as well as water.

Marukab Plaza brings you the feel of home away from home while also giving you all the amenities and services of a hotel. From the moment you arrive in the Maldives till your departure, everything is taken care of by the amazing team at the hotel. Here, you can leave all your worries behind as Marukab Plaza also has airport transfers. Gone are the days of worrying about layovers and flight cancellations. Book your stay at Marukab Plaza for a great City hotel experience!

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