Come Together: The Best Maldives Resorts for Group Getaways


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Updated Sep, 2022

With its turquoise blue waters, tropical islands and dreamy-beaches, the Maldives is ideal destination for a group vacation. Travel brings people together and strengthens relationships in a way. Share your vacation with your best friends or a family and you multiply the fun experience you won't forget!

From underwater adventures to sandbank picnics, these escapes are best taken with a group of your favourite people. These ten resorts in the Maldives promise fun for every one of your friends and a ton of moments to share.

1 Fushifaru Maldives

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Best Experience for:   Couples, Beach, Diving, Quiet and Private

An idyllic island retreat with a powder soft sands, Fushifaru Maldives is a 5-star resort located in Lhaviyani Atoll. With "Fushi", that means "island" and "Faru", which means "reef" in Dhivehi, Fushifaru is an ideal reflection of its name. If you need little more than a sensational beach and a comfortable bed, this little laid-back resort might be the one for you. Facilities are few, although there is a dive and watersports centre, swimming pool and spa – but really it's all about the beach. Nestled between a national Marine Protected Area and three of the Maldives’ most iconic dive sites, Fushifaru Maldives is a boutique and intimate resort with an endless promise of adventure, excitement, discovery and serenity all in one diverse landscape. Read Full Review

Designed for a group escape an expansive two-bedroom Beach Duplex villas with pools connected by a lavish living room that exudes tasteful contemporary decor with Maldivian accents. Relax and swing your worries away, take a plunge in your private pool or laze under the sun at the spacious tropical outdoor setting.

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2  Amilla Maldives Resort & Residences

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Best Experience for:  Families, Couples, Groups, Foodies, Diving, Wellness

Featuring more flexible approach to tropical island luxury, Amilla Maldives offers a luxurious 'island home' for both couples and families in the Maldives. Known as The Island of Surprises - younger, hipper, with a fresh and contemporary accomodation, the resort has so much to offer, from high design and inventive dining options, to stylish villas and amazing snorkelling and diving. Located in the Baa atoll, UNESCO Biosphere reserve, this might just be the most family friendly resort in the Maldives. The island is renowned for its constant evolution, ingenuity, playfulness and innovations, from its new Maldivian traditional medicine-inspired spa treatments to ‘glamping’ in a bubble pod under the stars. Read Full Review

As demand grows for family holidays and group holidays in the Maldives, Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences boasts eight beachfront ‘Residences’ - huge villas with four, six and eight bedrooms (alongside its portfolio of 59 Water Villas, Treetop Villas and Beach Villas). These large oases have just been given a makeover so that they will be in top-top condition for groups of friends, large and multi-generational families, as well as the traditional market of honeymooners.

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3 Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
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Best Experience for:   Ultimate Luxury, couples, groups, families, spa, dining, swimming with mantas

Discover Anantara Kihavah, a luxury resort with all the advantages of a paradise island of dreams you can imagine - white beaches with fringed palm trees, turquoise waters, dedicated butlers, fine dining and luxurious Over Water Villas - and you will not be disappointed. Nestled on private island in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, the resort boasts 80 beach and over water pool villas and residences, gourmet dining options, including award-winning SEA underwater restaurant, Anantara spa, and the Maldives’ only over water observatory. Read Full Review

In 2022 one of the best Maldives family-riendly resort in the Maldives launched new family-style villas for the guests. Adding to the resort’s collection of multi-bedroom private pool residences designed for larger group stays introduced earlier this year, these new accommodation options consist of four Two Bedroom Family Beach Pool Villas and eight One Bedroom Family Beach Pool Villas.

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4 Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives – A Premium All-Inclusive Resort

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives – A Premium All-Inclusive Resort
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Best Experience:  for Couples, Beach, Family, Activities, All-Inclusive

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives - A Premium All-Inclusive Resort are separate beach villas idyllically stretching along a hypnotic two-kilometer turquoise lagoon and showcasing luxurious living spaces with an emphasis on Maldivian interiors that offer a hassle-free 5 * star spa experience with a premium All-inclusive plan - Platinum Plus. All Inclusive 'Platinum Plus' includes a seaplane transfer, a fine collection of premium wines and spirits, a mixture of buffet, haute cuisine and themed nights, club entertainment and an abundance of exciting activities, ranging from sightseeing, sunset fishing, to unlimited snorkeling trips and non-motorized water sports! In other words, you hardly need to think about money if you want to dive or pamper yourself in a spa, and even these options bring generous deals. This is the best option for couples or family vacation in the Maldives, if you want to save and get an unforgettable experience, as this is an excellent value for money option. Everything is included in ONE price! Read Full Review

Kanifushi Grand Pool villa, Two Bedroom Sunset Family Beach Villa and Kanifushi Residence are the dream group hideaways amidst pristine beach and towering palms. These sprawling accommodation options with extra privacy is ideal for large families, groups who want to share a common space, and multi-generational travelers.

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5 Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives

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Best Experience for:    Couples, Groups, Family, Beach lovers, Activities, Nightlife

The member of Design Hotels in the Maldives, Seaside Finolhu (which is a direct translation of “sandbank” ) is located in the UNESCO world biosphere reserve of Baa Atoll. After undergoing an extensive upgrade of its facilities in 2020, the resort offers 125 villas, 76 of which have their own pool, the culinary journey served up by the eclectic selection of international dining options, to the sheer indulgence of the spa and the sense of tropical island adventure provided by the many water sports on offer, every detail has been carefully crafted to create a lifestyle resort that caters to the discerning affluent traveller of today. Read Full Review

Configured for couples or young families, Finolhu’s Ocean Pool and Beach Pool Villas enjoy direct access to the ocean or the lagoon and include their very own private pools. For larger families of up to four adults and four children below 12 years of age, the 2-Bedroom Water Villas offer an impressive 460 m² / 4951 f² of space as well as direct ocean access and a private 8m pool, while the 2-Bedroom Beach Villas boast an expansive 530 m² / 5705 f² in addition to a private 10m pool and direct beach access. All of Finolhu’s villas are fitted with the comforts and devices of everyday modern luxury living.

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6 Kuramathi Maldives

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Best Experience for:  Couples, Families, Beach, Diving, House Reef Snorkeling

Strips of pristine beaches, world-class diving, fine dining and knockout spa, Kuramathi Maldives is rated one of the best hotels in the Maldives and with good reason. Kuramathi is one of the Maldives' most popular resorts and it's perfect if you're looking for variety alongside relaxation. There are two oceanfront infinity pools, and snorkelling on the stunning house reef is possible straight from the beach. Read Full Review

Ideal for families or friends travelling together, the Two Bedroom Beach Houses have two storeys each featuring separate living spaces, with individual entrances. These duplex villas are located at the top end of the island facing either the lagoon or reef, each accommodating 6 adults or 4 adults and 2 children. The basic all-inclusive rates include drinks and meals in one of the three main buffet restaurants, while Select also includes meals in nine a la carte restaurants

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7 The Signature Collection by Hideaway

The Signature Collection by Hideaway: family beach villa with pool
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Best Experience for:  Couples, Families, Groups, Activities, All Inclusive, House reef snorkeling, wellness

Accessible by a 50-minute seaplane ride, the 5-star resort is home to the first fully-functional marina in the Maldives, due to its unique reef system. The resort offers an extensive programme of wellness and sporting experiences, vast culinary offering, and one of the largest spas in the Maldives. READ FULL REVIEW

In 2022 Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa has opened nine new extravagant villas that redefine secluded and barefoot luxury in the Maldives. On the 33-hectare five star island, The Signature Collection by Hideaway was officially launched on 4 February 2022, inviting guests to experience the unique concept- ‘resort in a resort’. The ultra-luxurious villas are nestled on the northern point of the resort, near the finest beach of the island but secluded from the rest to offer elevated privacy. Friends and extended family groups will the big, spacious villas for an unforgettable holiday together in paradise without feeling you’re in each others way or have no escape for some much needed quiet time.

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8 Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives
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Best Experience:  for couples, families, groups, beach club, activities, diving

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives is a newest luxury island retreat located in North Male atoll, a short speedboat ride from Velana International airport. With a chic Beach Club this mixed-use 5-star property features the Maldives redefined where time and space matter. With four different accommodation types including beach and water pool villas, and luxurious penthouses, Kudavillingili is a unique, experience-driven concept to connect with your loved ones, make up for the time lost, strengthen friendships and create new ones in this slice of paradise. Read Full Review

Three Bedroom Beach Residence and Three Bedroom Beach Retreat, both come with Private Pools, Four Bedroom Beach Villa, KudaVillingili Resort Maldives has a variety of villas to meet the needs of a diverse clientele including families, and groups of friends of all ages.

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9 Kandima Maldives

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Best Experience for:   Families, couples, Activities, Nightlife, Value

Kandima is a "new look" of the Maldives combining the latest innovations, not to mention the playful spirit of a private island, Kandima is aimed at sports-loving, party-going groups as well as couples and active families, and has a range of accommodation options, from affordable sky studios to luxury pool villas. The island also offers one of the largest selection of F&B outlets in the country, with an incredible choice of 10 restaurants and bars, all featuring unique and individual menus offering flavours of the world from Chinese and Japanese to authentic Maldivian and Mediterranean. The five-star resort has first class infrastructure, boasting one of the largest pools in the Maldives, tennis courts, an art studio, a marine biology school, a kids club, a game room, a library, a gym, a yoga studio and a spa. Read Full Review

Need more space? Spacious, chic and breezy, our Two-Bedroom Family Sky Suites are interconnected by a lounge area - perfect for a group of friends or families who wish to stay close together! 2 Children up to 5.99 Years Stay & Eat Free!

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10 Siyam World Maldives

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Best Experience for: All lnclusive, couples, families, GROUP, activities

Siyam World is the brand-new, luxury all-inclusive resort by Sun Siyam Resorts.Offering an unique 24-hour WOW! Inclusive Plan, Siyam World promises you an all-encompassing, hassle-free holiday experience with no fewer than a dozen restaurants and bars, with an ever-expanding A-to-Z of WOW! experiences – including the Indian Ocean’s biggest floating water park. Designed for fun-loving, open-minded couples, romance seekers, families or larger groups of friends, with the freedom to roam, socialise and engage in an island community the resort boasts an enticing variety of 21 accommodation categories of one-to-six bedroom villas, pavilions and show-stopping residences - The Beach House Collection. Sliding into the lagoon is more fun - Water Villas feature your own private pool and comes with a fun slide. With a breath-taking wonders, Siyam World is surrounded by a 1.5 km house reef that is teaming with wildlife and a diverse array of aquatic life. A seaplane jorney from Male takes 45 minutes. READ FULL REVIEW

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11 Patina Maldives, Fari Islands

 Patina Maldives, Fari Islands
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Best Experience for:   Coples, Families, Groups, Foodies, activities, spa

Patina Maldives is a luxury resort in Male within the Fari Islands with a collection of stunning and very spacious accommodation in Maldives with best sunset views. Just a 50-minute journey by speedboat from the Velana airport, the luxurious resort of unique and radiant character offers 90 contemporary one- to three-bedroom Beach and Water Pool Villas, alongside 20 Fari Studios, all of which embody a harmony of sanctuary and stimulation. Guests can immerse themselves in a new expression of island life through thoughtful tailormade wellness journeys, interactive music programmes, captivating culinary experiences, and bask in the light-filled James Turrell Skyspace pavilion — all while embracing the vibrant social scene that emanates from the destination’s communal heart: the Fari Marina Village and Fari Beach Club.

The Beach Collection accommodation combines our three-bedroom, two-storey beach house plus six neighbouring one-bedroom beach villas to create a private hideaway with seven pools for those in search of the ultimate unwind. Read Full Review

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