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