South Ari Atoll, 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 sand beaches and a warm, turquoise lagoon, Mirihi Island Resort is the ultimate tropical paradise. Newly renovated, it combines traditional Maldivian charm with contemporary comforts.
Offering unrivalled service, warm hospitality, a spectacular house reef and superb facilities including four restaurants and bars, a spa, a gym and a dive centre, Mirihi Island Resort will appeal to those seeking an unforgettable Robinson Crusoe-style hideaway in an idyllic location.
The resort provides 36 spacious and stylish thatched-roof villas dotted along the beach or over the water, for the ultimate romantic experience. These welcoming sanctuaries all come with balconies or sundecks, the perfect spot to sip a cocktail as you enjoy the mesmerising views of the ocean.
There are endless activities and experiences on offer from snorkelling and diving to cooking and cocktail making classes. Excursions such as whale shark spotting cruises, deep sea fishing and visiting local islands can also be arranged. Or, simply soak up the sun on the beach or be pampered at the spa.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate the Maldives into a longer multi-destination holiday. Take a look at Family Fun In The Maldives as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Mirihi Island Resort Information
- Location and getting there:
It is located in the South Ari Atoll in the Maldives. It is a 30-minute seaplane flight (85 km) south of the capital, Male.
Mirihi Island Resort comprises 36 villas: 6 spacious and elegant Beach Villas (53-sqm) and 30 Water Villas (53-sqm). Each villa features contemporary designer furnishings, brightly-coloured accents, polished wooden floors, a king-size or twin beds, a luxurious bathroom and all-modern amenities. Beach Villas are dotted around the island for maximum privacy and come with sundecks and open-air showers while Water Villas have a balcony with direct access to the ocean. The new 2-bed Overwater Suite (160-sqm) is ideal for families.
4 restaurants and bars
There is an extensive array of activities and excursions on offer on land and in the water: Diving, whale shark spotting, snorkelling with manta rays, dolphin watching, deep sea fishing, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, night snorkelling on the house reef visiting a nearby island to learn about local life, romantic picnic on a deserted island, cooking and cocktail-making classes, rum and chocolate/wine/champagne tastings and star gazing, There is also a beach cinema.
The resort welcomes families with children of all ages although there are no organized activities for them. For safety reasons, the minimum age for the Water Villas is 8 years old. Babysitting can be arranged on request.