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Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort

Location Distance from Airport Transfer Type No. of Rooms
South Male' Atoll 34km. from Malé International Airport 45 mins. from Airport by Speedboat 131 Rooms

Nestled amid lush tropical vegetation and shaded by graceful palms. Encircled by stretches of powdery sandy beach and a vast crystal clear lagoon, a truly breathtaking island with plenty of secluded sandbanks where paradise seekers escaping from the pressures of daily modern life can forget the outside world and let go of all inhibitions. Beautifully designed villas stand over turquoise waters, fusing modern flair with traditional architecture, white sandy beaches giving way to endless sea views that stretch for miles. It is truly a place where mind and body can relax, the senses can be invigorated and spirit will feel soothed. Be as active as you want - Be as quiet as your want - This time is all yours.

ACCOMMODATION

Step into your new home for the next few blissful days. Each of the 164 villas have been crafted purely with comfort, relaxation and elegance in mind, taking the classic materials of nature, blending them with contemporary chic and open-air living, intended to make the most of the Maldivian sunlight and tranquil views. A choice of outdoor sunloungers is provided in all villa categories to ensure that guests can soak up the best of Maldives.

Deluxe Room

The stylish Maldivian style accommodation is beach fronted and come with a terrace or balcony overlooking the picturesque beach and the lagoon. All rooms are comfortably furnished with a four poster double bed, with an en-suite bathroom and shower.

Beach Villa

Guests who desire a hideaway among the gentle swaying trees, the individually appointed Beach Villas face their own private stretch of beach and lagoon. Double doors open to a private veranda with a comfortable day lounger. The en-suite bathroom is a quiet sanctuary which opens out to its own enclosed private courtyard, completely in harmony with the natural surroundings. A roll-top bath, double vanity, open-air rain shower and sala create a sublime atmosphere in which to relax and drink in the unforgettable views.

Deluxe Water Villa

The lovely Maldivian style water villas are perched over the clear blue lagoon, with inspiring views of the Indian Ocean. Private sundeck with sunloungers lead directly into the warm lagoon, a wonderfully refreshing swim is mere steps away.

Jacuzzi Water Villa

Situated on stilts and extending over the turquoise waters of the lagoon, Jacuzzi Water Villas afford a greater degree of luxury and privacy. Lavish furnishing within the villa provides cool contentment while a Jacuzzi bath on the spacious, private sundeck lends a unique feature. The luxurious bathroom comes with double vanity, rain shower and roll-top bathtub and offers uninterrupted views of the lagoon beyond.

Honeymoon Water Villas

Unwind in the inviting comfort of the exclusive Honeymoon Water Villas, offering complete privacy. Indulge in the private Jacuzzi set on the spacious private sundeck. The Honeymoon Water Villas offer the luxury of a separate living room with a comfortable daybed for quiet moments indoors. Wake up from one dream into another.

Presidential Water Suite

Step out and indulge in the natural beauty of the Maldives in our luxurious Presidential Water Suites where beauty defies imagination. Situated at the far end of the water villa jetty where the two footbridges meet, each suite offers complete privacy and an un-paralleled view. The Presidential Suites features two tastefully decorated bedrooms with private wooden sundeck, a living-cum-dining room complete with flat screen TV, surround sound and DVD player and, a kitchenette. Outside, a huge double levelled deck offers a pool, Jacuzzi, swim-up platforms and chaise lounges for private sunbathing. A dedicated 24-hour butler service is available ensuring the tiniest detail is attended to.

ACTIVITIES

Olhuveli is complete with an unparalleled array of recreational activities both on and off the island that is suitable for all ages. While our vast crystal clear lagoon is perfect for a host of water-based activities, back on shore, a wide range of activities will tempt you off the deck chair. Flood-lit tennis, beach volley, billiards, badminton or take on the island team on a football match. Alternatively enjoy an offshore excursion such as a Maldivian Island Tour where you get up close and personal with the traditional lifestyle, fishing and boat building.

Water Sports:
Water Sports World is on hand to give you guidance and lessons with a multi-lingual and enthusiastic team who will comfortably take you through a course of windsurf, paddle a kayak, sail a catamaran or water ski to your heart's content. All our equipment are the latest and modern models that assures quality and safety. Olhuveli houses the first certified kite surfing school in Maldives with impressive equipment, courses and lessons. Get your adrenaline pumping with a ride on the banana boat or take a leisurely stroll around the island in a canoe. For the speed freaks, the newly introduced jet skiing in the outer lagoon will be a real treat! Whatever your whim or fancy, there is an activity waiting for you!

Kids at Olhuveli:
We take great pride in looking after our younger guests and special facilities for them including a kiddies pool, play area and a specially created activities program are all on offer, giving parents the much needed time to relax and enjoy the break themselves, while the kids are engrossed in sand castle building, craft activities or story telling with our dedicated child minders. Baby cots, high chairs, babysitting and child minding are all available.

Excursion:
If you feel the need to be more active and explore the surroundings, the Maldivian Local Island tour gives a glimpse at early seafarers and the traditional and simple lifestyle embraced by the locals. You can also hire your own boat and be driven among the smaller islands around the Atoll or go on a snorkeling safari. For the fishing enthusiast there is big game and sunset fishing, when you might catch a prized Mahi Mahi, Yellow fin tuna or sailfish. A trip to Male', the smallest capital in the world is not to be missed with its buzzing fish markets, mosques and motorbikes galore! Combine the tour with a dive in the world's largest passenger submarine.

Evening Entertainment:
Maldives is all about relaxation and we have the perfect balance of low key evening entertainment to keep you on your toes and the Lagoon Bar is the hub for nightly entertainment. Sit back and relax as a local band soothes your senses or enjoy a Maldivian Cultural Show. Join in the frenzied dancing to the beat of the Maldivian "Bodu Beru" or be the champion of the Olhuveli Grand Prix at the weekly crab-racing. A Karaoke room is also available for private parties and events.

Renewal of Wedding Vows:
Whether you have just begun the amazing journey together or your timeless love for each other has held you as one against the test of time, we offer you the perfect setting, mood and place to say 'I do' all over again. A poignant ceremony created to inspire romance, a beachfront location, soothing sound of waves lapping, cool ocean breeze and the traditional Maldivian touches. Embark on a romantic sail in the arms of your partner while the glorious sunset casts a magical spell on you… for love, romance and passion to last a lifetime. A gastronomical journey follows under moonlit sky and flickering candles. Back at the villa, a honeymoon turndown service transforms……. The perfect beginning to a happily ever after!

Honeymoon:
A once-in-a-lifetime memory to cherish, an experience created just for you, by us. Honeymoon bed décor upon arrival, a sumptuous fruit basket, romantic candle-lit dinner, all provided with our best compliments.

Birthday & Anniversary:
Celebrate the special occasion of your birthday or wedding anniversary with us. A bottle of wine and celebratory cake offered in the villa during evening turndown service will provide a lasting memory.

FACILITIES

Sun Spa:
The Sun Spa, named after the life-giving sun, an eternal light which extends through treatments to harmonise body, mind and soul. The spa has one ideal at its heart – to take a holistic approach to health and well-being using ancient Indian Ayurvedic techniques while encompassing the five elements. The main centre is a delightful place to relax with hydrotherapy pools, steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi, a spa boutique with signature products, a hair and beauty salon and peaceful relaxation areas. For treatments, hidden away in the vegetation and connected by a series of intricate bridges are eight secluded and private Spa Pavilions, featuring a courtyard garden, twin massage beds, a rain shower and an outdoor flower bath.

Diving:
Submerge into a whole new world of wonder and find out why this is the dream destination of every diver with its inviting warm water, astonishing clarity and hidden bounties. As you descend, you are greeted by breathtaking species and a profusion of soft and hard corals in a kaleidoscope of colours and shapes. Swim along to discover the shy giant moray eel, the elegant lion fish, the camouflaged stone fish and the clever octopus among other amazing species in the diversified house reef. The lucky few may encounter a Green Sea Turtle, adult Reef Shark, hump-head Napoleon Wrasse or get up close with the majestic manta ray. Uncover the mysteries of the hidden caves, overhangs and sunken ship on your quest. A holiday is certainly never complete without witnessing the spectacular underwater wonders of the Maldives.

DINING

One of the highlights of a stay at Olhuveli is the outstanding cuisine, which has fresh, delicious seafood at its heart. Think creative, organic food with flair, prepared by world-class chefs and served in enjoyably different and unique settings. From an unhurried lunch on the beach with friends or family, dining alfresco in the relaxing heat of the day, to a candle-lit dinner for two under the stars, all tastes are well-catered for.

Sunset Restaurant:
Built entirely over water, our main restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner with an emphasis on local or international flavours. From succulent prawns in spices to outstanding wines, the open-sided design means a meal here is pleasantly cooled by gentle sea breezes. As well as buffet-style dining, one of the highlights is the live cooking stations, when tantalizing flames and scents arise under the careful eye of talented chefs. Great cooking deserves a splash of theatre. The extensive open deck gives the choice to sit under the stars for an alfresco dinner.

Lagoon Restaurant:
For guests who find getting away from the beach impossible, our Lagoon restaurant sits right on the beach with ample open decking and overlooking the beautiful beach and lagoon. As well as being a great location for an easygoing lunch, it makes an informal but enjoyable place to have sumptuous supper and talk long into the night.

The Four Spices:
Open for lunch and dinner, the over-water setting of The Four Spices is perfect for fine à la carte dining and ideal to celebrate a special occasion. Olhuveli staffs are on hand to guide you through the bespoke menu and match wines with dishes. This is Asian food at its finest with highlights on Japanese, Indian, Thai and Maldivian flavours. Indoor or outdoor seating is available.

Island Pizza:
Situated next to the main pool, the Island Pizza offers a selection of delectable pizzas made out of fresh and seasonal blend of ingredients and includes local seafood, Asian, Mediterranean and Western flavours to your taste. The menu also includes an array of deli-style sandwiches and burgers that are perfect for a light lunch or snack in between meals.

Bars:
Lagoon:-
There's nothing better than watching the sunset with a loved one or family, as friends old and new unwind. Lagoon Bar, the venue for evening entertainment sits right at the water's edge with a wonderful deck area and great atmosphere. It's the perfect place for cocktails and conversation while enjoying a Maldivian folktale. A wide range of beverages are available until the early hours.
Opening hours : 10:00 – 00:00hrs (last guest)

Sunrise:-
This lively venue has an enviable buzz about it and is ideal for daytime or early evening drinks with friends. Naturally colourful thanks to the lush tropical vegetation growing in abundance outside, the bar is positioned around the main pool of the island. As well as activities to take part in, the varied menu is accompanied by a wide range of drinks on offer. Order a mojito, sit back and enjoy in the many lounge chairs around the pool.
Opening hours: 08:00 – 00:00hrs (last guest)

Dhoni:-
Built in the theme of the traditional Maldivian sea vessel, Dhoni bar lends a more laid-back atmosphere, next to the infinity pool. The gentle ripples on the water create an aura of calm and an intimate atmosphere, perfect for couples looking for a quiet respite at any time of the day or early evening.
Opening hours: 08:00 – 00:00hrs

Private Dining:
Get spoilt by the sheer choice of gastronomic experiences created with just you in mind. Find the perfect spot from the stretch of private beach under the stars, at the poolside or in the privacy of your villa. A light lunch of Maldivian catch on your terrace, Champagne and canapés while watching a sunset from your perfectly positioned water villa, private BBQ of fine cuts on your private sandbank. All served with discretion to give you privacy. Pre-arrangements to surprise your loved ones can be organized in consultation with the Guest Relations Team

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REVIEWS

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  • 4.5 Rooms
  • 4.5 Service
  • 4.5 Value
  • 4.5 Cleanliness
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Last 5 reviews
5
13 October 2012
Carolyn N

Dream holiday!!

The Maldives have always been a dream holiday destination and this resort made our dreams come true!! The speedboat ride from Male to the resort was fantastic...
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5
6 October 2012
xjanet16, manchester

Honeymoon

Stayed here February 2010 didn't get round to writing a review but just had to even though it was a while since we stayed there...
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5
5 October 2012
ladyjc76, London, United Kingdom

Beautiful

We stayed in the Olhuveli in August and it was really perfect , we went all inclusive through BA .The boat ride over was hell as sea was rough but once we arrived the staff made us feel so welcome...
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4 October 2012
harry02, england

holiday of a lifetime

WOW where do i start, this place was so beautifull. We have travelled to many places around the world but this was our best ever holiday, the resort iteself is stunning...
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5
3 October 2012
micksue51, Peterborough, England

Wonderful Olhuveli

This was our first visit to The Maldives and we are so glad that we chose Olhuveli as our destination. The flight was good, the 50 minute speed boat trip very exciting...
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