With travel restrictions gradually being lifted after all these months, Maldives has opened its paradisaical doors to the world once again. With the islands closed and limited tourists in 2020, corals have regenerated and the waters are clearer than ever. Many luxury hotels and resorts in Maldives are welcoming guests back with exclusive offers and surprisingly affordable holiday packages that are too good to be true. This is definitely the best time to visit the beautiful islands of Maldives for great stays and great year-end weather.

The Maldives comprises of 1,192 beautiful islets set in the Indian Ocean. Currently, there are over 97 resorts scattered around the islands, each offering guests a complete peace of mind, surrounded by deep blue seas, turquoise reefs and white sandy beaches. Everyday on these islands is picture perfect with balmy mornings, sunny days, breezy nights and breath-taking sunsets. Best of all, as home to over 300 species of fish, you’re bound to spot something new underwater each day. So how do you figure out which are the top luxury hotels and resorts in Maldives that match your needs?


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Situated in the northernmost atoll is JA Manafaru, part of the UAE-owned JA Hotels and Resorts. Once known as The Beach House by Waldorf Astoria, the resort has undergone a facelift and has leveled up to an even better place to spend time with your loved ones. Effortlessly chic yet stunning, this resort was named as the World’s Leading Honeymoon Resort 2019 by World Travel Awards.

Ja manafaru over water villa room interior with white linen and thatched roof overlooking turquoise lagoon

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84 beautifully Maldivian-designed contemporary thatched villas with own private pools open out onto a spacious deck overlooking pristine waters surrounding them. Take your pick from the Beach Villas, Sunrise Villas, Sunset Villas or the two and three bedrooms family villas.

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With each villa equipped with your very own butler on call, you may never want to leave your private villa on this remote island paradise; except maybe to stroll along the beach or check out its seven amazing dining venues or to relax at the Amazon-inspired main pool.




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Baglioni Resort Maldives opened in March 2020 and is one of the newest luxury hotels and resorts in Maldives. This private island resort in Maagau Island is perfect for couples and families with its 96-rooms to choose from. Whether its an over-water villa or the ultimate three-bedroom Presidential Suite, you will be spoiled for choice here. The concept of the hotel is described as “Paradise with Italian grace”, with a focus on Italian design and cuisine.

presidential villa baglioni pool deck with day beds overlooking sea

over water villa bungalow at baglioni resort maldives with stairs into the lagoon sea

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Among the facilities at this property are room service and a kids’ club, along with free WiFi throughout the property.There are three restaurants offering Italian, Japanese and international cuisines to satisfy even the fussiest eaters. The pool bar and and fully-stocked wine cellar are also available to dine in.


aerial view of Brennia resort kottefaru

Fancy booking a holiday without worrying about additional costs for dining and other activities? Look no further at one of Maldive’s newest All-Inclusive luxury resort – Brennia Kottefaru. This all you can eat and drink resort opened its doors to paradise in Raa Atoll since January 2020.

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There are 106 land villas and 84 over water villas with one to three bedroom options to select from. The entire island is 12 hectares so there is more than enough space for everyone to roam freely without worrying about the resort being over-crowded.

sunset by the beach with reflection of main pool and server with a tray at brennia maldives

With an on-site water sports center, kids club and three bars, there is definitely something for both young and old to enjoy. Brennia Kottefaru offers its guests three restaurants to choose from throughout your stay. As a luxury all-inclusive hotel and resort, a selection of non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks such as beer, wine and cocktails are available with the packages.

Forget exorbitant bills at the end of your stay and discover a fun getaway at the brand new all-inclusive luxury resort of Brennia Kottefaru.


The best time to visit Maldives is in November to April and what better way to spend the New Years with an amazing getaway with amazing prices at the best luxury hotels and resorts in Maldives now!


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