The 5 Hotels with Rooftop Pool in the Maldives

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Updated January, 2024

The Maldives has a reputation as one of the best holiday destination in the world thanks to its crystal clear waters, sugar white sand beaches and incredible marine life.

When you are in Maldives, a swimming pool at your hotel or guest house elevates your mood of enjoyment. What if, the pool is not just a normal swimming pool but a rooftop pool? Perfect for budget vacation in the Maldives, the local islands are not known as your typical rooftop pool destinations, and yet we’ve found some real gems that are perfect for a romantic getaway or simply a friend’s chill with cocktail and stunning views that’ll take your breath away. So, get ready to dip into some of the most decadent pools of the island country.

Also check our list of 'The 10 Best Hotel Pools in The Maldives' to find the most spectacular dips in Maldives' luxury resorts.

1 Ranthari Hotel and Spa Ukulhas Maldives

Facing the beachfront, Ranthari Hotel and Spa Ukulhas Maldives offers 4-star accommodation in Ukulhas and features an roof-top swimming pool (the only one on the island!), terrace and bar, as weel as free WiFi throughout the property. The new hotel has a clean Scandinavian design with bright, airy rooms, very thoughtfully designed. The room service, amenities, restaurant, pool and spa facilities are all impeccable. Complete with a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, guest rooms at Ranthari Hotel and Spa Ukulhas Maldives have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and selected rooms come with a balcony. A buffet, à la carte or continental breakfast is available daily. An instagram-worthy spot for sunrises and sunsets the views from the rooftop are unmatched.


2 Arena Beach Hotel, Maafushi

Arena Beach Hotel has a location - one of the best in Maafushi! In the rooms expect elegant furniture, silent air conditioning, safe, wardrobe, electric kettle and flat-screen TV with cable / satellite channels. A private bathroom with a bath or shower includes a hairdryer and free toiletries, including a dentifrice. The Arena Beach Hotel's rooftop features sun loungers and a shared hot tub.

The pool at the Arena Beach Hotel, Maafushi is what Instagram dreams are made of. An amazing pool installed on the roof top terrace of the hotel, to give you uninterrupted views of the island and its surrounding bays of turquoise and sparkling blue waters. Ocean views are standard even if you decide to just sprawl out on one of the cushy chaise lounges. Perfect for cooking dip in the day or to unwind and watch the vibrant sunsets so infamous with Maafushi.


3 Kaani Palm Beach, Maafushi

Kaani Beach is located on the island of Maafushi, right in front of a sunny beach in the shade of coconut palms. The hotel provides diving and snorkeling services, you can book picnics on the islands and go on an excursion, watch the dolphins. The rooftop pool at Kaani Palm Beach, is well known in the Maafushi. Set on the roof of 10-storey this is the highest and biggest infinity pool that you can find in Maldives. The island's most luxurious hotel also lays claim to some of the Maafushi’s best views of ocean, which you capture perfectly from the infinity pool. A very popular place, even though it is exclusive to hotel guests, so make sure to be here early to get a good spot. Enjoy high-end service and very refreshing drinks & bites, along with amazing views over the beaches of Maafushi and the Indian ocean. The azul blue water will make you feel like one with the sea.


4 Triton Prestige Seaview and Spa

Facing the ocean, Triton Prestige Seaview & Spa is a newly built 4-star beachfront hotel in Maafushi, featuring modern facilities and a range of luxurious accommodations. In addition to the comfortable rooms, the hotel also has a rooftop infinity pool, restaurant, and spa for guests to enjoy. Expect various excursions and tours to help guests make the most of their stay in Maafushi and experience all that the Maldives has to offer.


5 Season Paradise

True Maldivian island hotel quintessential for guests who seek Surfing, Fishing, Diving, water sports adventure, honeymoon/ family beach vacation or a business retreat on tropical sun, sand and sea. Season Paradise, is a newly opened award winning 48 room hotel, featuring Spa, Gym, Conference hall, Restaurant & Grill. The main attraction of the hotel is the rooftop pool with great panoramic views! Conveniently located 20 minutes away from Male, Thulusdhoo offers an avenue to some of the best surf breaks, diving spots, water sports, local culture, white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters the Maldives acclaim.


6 JEN Maldives Malé by Shangri-La

The only international business hotel in the Maldives, Hotel Jen Male Maldives by Shangri-La is ideally located in the commercial and administrative district of capital Male, making it the preferred stay for business travellers and transit passengers. The building is the tallest hotel in the capital, and offers 114 rooms, including a Deluxe Suite. The three food and beverage outlets include a grab and go cafe, an all-day dining restaurant, and a rooftop restaurant overlooking an infinity swimming pool.

The guests of JEN Maldives are blessed with the best vista of them all, free of charge. Head to the infinity pool on the hotel’s 14-story rooftop and you’ll see the magnificent Indian Ocean scenery from daytime to evening and city skyline no matter where you turn.


7 Vilu Thari Inn Maldives, Mahibadhoo

Ask anyone where the cool-rooftop scene is in Mahibadhoo and they’ll probably point you straight to Vilu Thari Inn Maldives, where the island's only year-round rooftop jacuzzi is as sexy as the people who gather there. This basin on the roof of the 5th floor doesn't quite look like a infinity swimming pool however it provides a dip with ocean views and drinks from the rooftop bar. Beside all, Vilu Thari Inn Maldives features a terrace, a restaurant, room service and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property.


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