Baglioni Resort Maldives

Best Experience: Couples, Family, Beaches, Diving

Baglioni Resort Maldives

Best Experience: Couples, Family, Beaches, Diving

August, 2019

Surrounded by shimmering sapphire waters with a powder soft sands, Baglioni Resort Maldives is an idyllic retreat for honeymooners and families alike in the Dhaalu Atoll. Located on the island of Maagau, in the Dhaalu Atoll, this exclusive newest resort of 96 villas surrounded by turquoise water, velvet white sand and the tropical nature of one of the most spectacular Maldivian islands, allows guests to experience a bespoke stay in the heart of the Indian Ocean with the unique Italian hospitality of Baglioni Hotels. Set to opening in march 2019, Baglioni Resort Maldives sits on a private island surrounded by clear water teeming with vibrant marine life and a thriving reef system. The hotel is described as “ Paradise with Italian grace ” on the company's website. With a focus on Italian design and gourmet cuisine, the property will provide a chic retreat for holidaymakers.

Lose yourself in the vastness of the Indian Ocean…and find yourself again, luxuriating blissfully under a palm tree. This is just one of the unique experiences that await you at Baglioni Resort Maldives. Its comprehensive comforts offer an unforgettable stay with a blend of sport, relaxation and prestigious gourmet dining to suit its exclusive international clientele. It is a piece of paradise in true Baglioni Hotels style.

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The Island

After arriving at Velana International Airport, guests are welcomed at the Baglioni Private Lounge. If arriving after 4 pm, they are escorted to Malé hotel pre-booked for them. If arriving before 4 pm, they are welcomed by the resort's team and taken to the sea plane check-in counter. The guests along with their luggage will be checked on the pre-booked flight to Baglioni Resort Maldives. All international departures before 8:45am
(Malé Time) will have to leave the hotel 1 night earlier.

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Dhaalu Atoll, a relatively unspoilt atoll of the Maldives archipelago, also known as South Nilandhe Atoll or Nilandhe Atholhu Dhekunuburi, is located 150 km southwest of the Maldives capital - the city of Male. The perfect tropical paradise of Dhaalu, separates from North Nilandhe (Faafu) atoll, the Kandu Dheburieytherey strait. Read More...

The 5-star resort is located in the northern part of Southern Nilandhe Atoll. Dreamily resplendent on the island of Maagau in Dhaalu atoll, a 40-minute hop by seaplane from the capital, Malé, this remarkable resort is awash with tropical natural beauty.

Villas and Suites

In total, you'll find 99 rooms, both set on land and over the ocean. Luxury villas surrounded by tropical nature, turquoise waters and velvet-smooth white sands. Accommodation created with typically Italian attention to detail using materials and design techniques for optimum sustainability while making the most of the natural setting and its all-embracing beauty. The overwater rooms will offer privacy at its best along with private bathrooms, a large bed and a private deck that overlooks the ocean.

The 96 villas will overlook the lush tropical gardens or the sparkling turquoise Indian Ocean and they will have floor-to-ceiling windows, private decking areas, and outdoor bathrooms with standalone bath tubs. The airy villas will feature crisp, clean décor, contemporary wooden furnishings, and modern amenities.  DOWNLOAD RESORT MAP

• 8 Garden Villas
• 31 Beach Villas
• 33 Water Villas
• 9 Pool Water Villas
• 5 Pool Grand Beach Villas
• 6 Pool Suite Beach Villas
• 3 Two-bedroom Family Beach Villas
• 1 Three-bedroom Presidential Water Villa

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Restaurants and Bars

Designed to minimize the environmental impact, with sustainable materials and measures for the maximum sustainability and efficiency, the resort is the perfect romantic getaway for an unforgettable stay between sport and relax, all enriched by a prestigious gastronomic offer. The four restaurants will serve a range of international options including Japanese and traditional Italian cuisine. There will be overwater dining outlets, and venues with indoor and outdoor seating so guests can enjoy sea views with their meals.


• Gusto Restaurant (Italian cuisine)
• Taste Restaurant (International cuisine)
• Umami Restaurant (Japanese cuisine)
• Pool Bar Grill
• Wine Cellar

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Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

The biggest draw to the island resort, however, is the resort's dive centre. Here you'll find advice and excursions to nearby reefs allowing both beginners and experts the chance to enjoy the underwater world.

Maagau Dive Centre is a PADI five-star Dive Centre, boasting a strategic position away from the crowded atolls and Safari boats offering the possibility of enjoying the uncontaminated nature and tranquility. All centre's immersion spots are close to the island, thus significantly reducing the transfer times.

Managed by Alessia Pagani, an experienced Italian expert on Maldives seabed and scuba diving for more than 10 years, the centre offers personalised programs for all levels, including spectacular individual diving excursions for beginners to advanced divers and educational programs for kids thanks to the collaboration with resident marine biologist.

SNORKELLING FOR BEGINNERS: a short instruction session in the lagoon with our expert guidesto know the basics of snorkelling

SNORKELLING EXPLORATION (single/multiple location): a trip out to visit open-water reefs withan experienced guide to discover the wonders of the underwater world

SUNSET SNORKELLING: a unique experience to live the magic of this very special moment of the day, watching how fish activity and colours changes underwater. This trip is tailored to suit everyone, beginner or experienced snorkeler

FREE INTRODUCTION TO SCUBA DIVING: an experienced instructor will explain how to use the regulator and breathe easily underwater in the complete safety of the swimming pool

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Activities and Pampering

For relaxation, the Garden Spa will offer a variety of rejuvenating and soothing therapies , as well as a yoga pavilion where guests can enjoy private or group sessions with beach views. There's a beach gym, and holidaymakers can play beach volleyball, or take part in water activities such as pedalo rides, kayaking, windsurfing, snorkelling, topcat sailing, scuba diving and boat excursions.

A temple of beauty and wellbeing to pamper you with indigenously inspired luxury treatments. Spa facilities include: 4 singles pavillons | 2 double pavillons Yoga pavillon

Fully equipped gymnasium, beach volley, tennis court, soccer, non motorised water sports such as catamaran, pedalo, windsurfing, kayak, snorkelling.

The Baglioni's blue lagoon is framed by a lovely coral reef inhabited by colourful fish and fascinating sea creatures. Dive programmes for all levels, snorkeling excursions, access to some of the best dive sites in the world, excursions, sunset cruises and fishing experiences, BBQ fishing dinner, private romantic cruise, visit to a local Village, romantic day on desert Island with BBQ

From 3 to 12 years old, ndoor space and open play areas, Arts & Crafts and theme days.

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DISCOVER MALDIVES: a visit to the local village of Ribhodhoo, the island of the goldsmiths, for a glimpse of the Maldivian way of life. An ancient legend says that, hundreds of years ago, an old goldsmith of the Sultan that was exiled on this island transferred his art to the inhabitants. This is the
reason why on Ribhodhoo the goldsmith's art has greatly developed

TRADITIONAL SUNSET FISHING: the beauty of a glorious sunset matched with the fun fishing! Our experienced crew will take guests to their best fishing spots and help them to catch the next day's dinner

OCEAN SUNSET: a relaxing and romantic cruise in the Indian Ocean enjoying a beautiful sunset

ROMANTIC STARGAZING CRUISE: a unique excursion to experience the beauty of a clear Maldivian evening, where the night sky is simply bursting with millions of glittering stars and there is no light pollution

BBQ FISHING DINNER (min. 2 pax): a unique experience, that matches the glorious Maldivian sunset with fun of the traditional fishing and a lovely dinner on board. Our experienced Dhoni crew will take guests to their best fishing spots and help them to catch today's dinner. Grilled fish will be served on board with a selection of delicious picnic specialties from the Chef

MALDIVES DISCOVER CRUISE (max. 6 pax): a private experience to spend few hours or an half day for a relaxing cruise, doing snorkelling, fishing, dolphin adventure, visiting a local village or a sandbank island

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