Maldives

Overview

If you’re looking to unwind in style, nowhere does luxury quite like the Maldives.

This a place for superlatives: these coral islands in the Indian Ocean really do have the bluest seas, the whitest beaches, and the best luxury hotels in the world. Whether it’s your honeymoon, a diving extravaganza or a luxury Robinson Crusoe experience you’re after, you can be assured of the highest quality of accommodation and service during your stay. Pamper yourself at world-class spas, scuba dive with manta rays in one atoll and snorkel with dolphins in another. Simply swimming in these clear, warm seas will bring you face to face with a kaleidoscope of colourful underwater life.

For those who are travelling from afar, the convenience of taking a speedboat from the airport is more attractive than getting on another domestic flight or a seaplane, and venturing out to the more remote atolls. These choices are perfect for mothers-to-be on their babymoons, families with young children who aren’t good with long journeys, and people who are shorter on time and just want to arrive at their luxury destination as soon as possible!

If you have more time and want to get somewhere truly remote and away from it all, we have options that are a short commercial flight away. Similarly, these options are perfect for honeymooners, groups of friends, and families with older children who are better with travel.

But, if you want ultimate Maldivian luxury experience, then a private chartered yacht is definitely the way to go. Explore remote atolls, scuba dive off the back of the boat, follow the best weather around the Maldivian archipelago. You can do whatever you want, and go wherever you want to go when you have your very own private yacht.

Lightfoot have chosen the cream of the crop and we’re on hand to match you with your perfect luxury island destination.

Maldives Regions

Remote Islands in the Maldives

The following gorgeous properties are all located on islands that require either a flight on a seaplane or a second domestic flight after landing at Male International Airport.

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Maldives Itineraries

Family Fun in the Maldives

Maldives

At One&Only Reethi Rah, one of our favourite properties in the Maldives, the island is buzzing with life and energy. With dozens of activities to choose from every day, staff are constan…

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Maldives Properties

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Anantara Dhigu

Maldives, Nearby Islands in the Maldives

A family-friendly luxury Maldivian island retreat with excellent facilities catering to all ages. Just a short hop away from the airport, this resort is accessible for a short or long break …

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Anantara Kihavah Villas

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

A mere 35 minutes scenic seaplane flight away from Male Airport, on the breathtaking Baa Atoll lies the spectacular Anantara Kihavah Villas. Spacious and luxurious villas, perched over th…

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Anantara Veli Resort & Spa

Maldives, Nearby Islands in the Maldives

Experience a chic island paradise in a stunning tropical setting at Anantara Veli, a resort perfectly suited to couples and honeymooners looking for a romantic and peaceful escape in the Mal…

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Baros Maldives

Maldives, Nearby Islands in the Maldives

Baros Maldives is a magnificent, world-class sanctuary in the Maldives - perfect for those looking for elegance, tranquility and a taste of romance. Situated in the North Male Atoll, Baro…

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Cheval Blanc Randheli

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

This magnificent resort from the luxury fashion group Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy is located in the Noonu atoll, 40 minutes from Malé on the impressive Cheval Blanc bespoke seaplane. The …

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Cocoa Island

Maldives, Nearby Islands in the Maldives

Cocoa Island is a small, private island resort designed for those seeking an easygoing, barefoot luxury experience. The rich, warm waters and bountiful coral also promise some of the world's…

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Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Set on two stunningly beautiful islands connected by a bridge, 30-minutes by seaplane from Male airport in the Ari Atoll in the Maldives, this award-winning luxury resort is the ultimate tro…

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Constance Halaveli

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Constance Halaveli is an enchanting luxury resort offering the ultimate private island escape, where dazzling white sand beaches merge with the sparkling turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean…

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Constance Moofushi

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Set on its own secluded tropical island, surrounded by dazzling white sand beaches and the shimmering turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, Constance Moofushi Maldives offers an idyllic bare…

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Dhaainkan’baa

Luxury Yachts in the Maldives, Maldives

What better way to experience the gorgeous seas bursting with marine life, and the white sandy beaches of the coral atolls than aboard your own private luxury yacht? The yacht is named af…

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Dusit Thani Maldives

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Ringed by dazzling white sand beaches and a shimmering turquoise lagoon, Dusit Thani Maldives is an enchanting tropical island paradise. This luxury resort is located on Mudhdhoo Island in t…

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Four Seasons Explorer

Luxury Yachts in the Maldives, Maldives

Embark on the ultimate marine adventure aboard Four Seasons Explorer, the most luxurious liveaboard in the Maldives. This 39-metre, three-deck catamaran feels like a floating luxury resort, …

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Four Seasons Kuda Huraa

Maldives, Nearby Islands in the Maldives

A short speedboat ride away from Maldives' capital, Malé lies Four Seasons Kuda Huraa, a luxury, tropical escape set on a 12-acre island. This charming and sophisticated resort has the ambi…

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Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Just a scenic sea-plane ride from Malé Airport, you will discover this hidden elegant paradise where luxurious seclusion meets wild, natural beauty. Perfectly suited for families of all age…

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Gili Lankanfushi

Maldives, Nearby Islands in the Maldives

Gili Lankanfushi (formerly known as Soneva Gili by Six Senses) is located in one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives, with jetties threading across the crystal clear water out to spacious…

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Huvafen Fushi

Maldives, Nearby Islands in the Maldives

Nestled within its very own private lagoon in the North Male Atoll, Huvafen Fushi is a breathtaking 30-minute boat ride from the airport. It is one of the Maldives' most stylish and luxuriou…

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Jumeirah Dhevanafushi

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Nestled in the Indian Ocean in the southern part of Maldives, Jumeirah Dhevanafushi is the ultimate tropical hideaway. Stretching across two islands, ringed by white sand beaches and a spark…

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Jumeirah Vittaveli

Maldives, Nearby Islands in the Maldives

Welcome to a magical island escape deep in the Maldives that will indulge and delight you. Relish the luxurious accommodations, breathtaking landscapes, and exceptional five-star service syn…

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Kanuhura

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Kanuhura is located on the eastern rim of Lhaviyani Atoll. Famed for its laid-back luxury and authentic Maldivian charm, every effort has been made to retain the natural beauty of the island…

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Maalifushi, by COMO

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Maalifushi by COMO is the first luxury resort to open in the little known Thaa Atoll in the southern part of the Maldivian archipelago, 50 minutes by seaplane from Malé Airport. Set on eigh…

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Mirihi Island Resort

Maldives, Nearby Islands in the Maldives

This luxury boutique resort lies on a tiny island in the South Ari Atoll, the Maldives, an exhilarating 30-minute seaplane flight from the capital, Male. Surrounded by the glistening white s…

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Naladhu Maldives

Maldives, Nearby Islands in the Maldives

In the South Malé Atoll on the island of Velighandu Huraa, lies tropical hideaway Naladhu Maldives Hotel. This chic boutique retreat is in a dreamy location 35 minutes from Malé by speedbo…

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Niyama

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Art, dancing, diving, indulgence, cuisine and fun. This edgy, new kid on the block combines modern and imaginative design with the stunning, natural scenery of the Maldives. Recharge and …

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One&Only Reethi Rah

Maldives, Nearby Islands in the Maldives

Situated 75 minutes by luxury yacht from Malé, Maldives on one of the largest islands in the North Malé Atoll, One&Only Reethi Rah is a stunning all-villa resort spread over 109 acres …

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Park Hyatt Maldives, Hadahaa

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

With long stretches of vibrant reefs rich with marine life and one of the best house reefs in The Maldives, diving at Park Hyatt Hadahaa is unparalleled. The hotel is situated on a pristine…

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Scubaspa

Luxury Yachts in the Maldives, Maldives

Offering the ultimate adventure and pampering experiences, Scubaspa provides luxury Scuba diving or spa holidays on board a stunning purpose-built cruise vessel, which sails around the magni…

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Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives is the first luxury resort in the Maldives, south of the equator and located in Addu Atoll. From private ocean retreats to tropical …

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Six Senses Laamu

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Standing alone as the only resort on the virtually uncharted Laamu atoll, the Six Senses Laamu is the latest must-visit destination in the Indian Ocean. Located on Olhuveli Island, a plac…

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Soneva Fushi

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Fringed by white sand beaches, Soneva Fushi is a stylish barefoot luxury haven. Located in the Baa Atoll, in the Maldives the resort has access to some of the best dive sites in the world. …

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Sultans of the Seas Yachts

Luxury Yachts in the Maldives, Maldives

The newest and coolest way to explore some of the 1,192 islands of the Maldives is to charter this sleek trio of private yachts, cut across the turquoise blue waters, and embark on your very…

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Velaa Private Island

Maldives, Remote Islands in the Maldives

Situated in the Noonu atoll, a 45-minute seaplane ride from Male International Airport, Velaa Private Island is the ultimate tropical paradise. This luxury boutique resort is the epitome of …

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Velassaru

Maldives, Nearby Islands in the Maldives

Inevitably the crown jewel of the South Male Atoll, in the Maldives, Velassaru is your answer to a much-needed luxury island getaway. Choose a water bungalow, villa or water suite perched…

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