NOOE Maldives Kunaavashi

Best Experience for: Couples and Families, Snorkeling, Diving, Activities, Value

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September, 2023

A haven of luxury and serenity in the Maldives NOOE Kunaavashi stands as a testament to refined elegance and impeccable hospitality. Set on the private island of Kunaavashi in the Vaavu Atoll the 5-star resort boasts of blue lagoons and soft white sands and is accessible via both seaplane and speedboat transfers from Male Airport.

Find privacy with NOOE 's Maldives 72 stylish and sleek villas. Every the beach or over-water villa is surrounded by lavish vegetation and unblocked view of crystal blue Indian Ocean, ensuring utmost privacy for every guest. Imagine rare, underwater paradise where turtles, mantas, and sharks abound in colourful coral reefs. Fish the depth of the oceans on a chartered cruise, and race leaping dolphins. Gastronomic indulgence can also be found in the island resort’s 5 distinctive food and beverage outlets. Run by La Vie Hotels & Resorts the NOOE Maldives Kunaavashi offers recreational facilities scattered in different parts of the island including a sea-view infinity pool, spa, fully-equipped diving and watersports centre, and a Kids Club offering an indoor and outdoor playground for kids of all ages. With its breathtaking beauty, world-class amenities, and exceptional service, it offers an experience that is truly the best of the Maldives.

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The Island

Once your booking is complete, the resort’s team will reach out to organize your transfer, ensuring a seamless journey to this island paradise.

With a lush tropical foliage Kunaavashi island is all about the soft, powdery sand beneath your feet and the endless stretch of crystal-clear waters. The island is in a channel of the atoll (Kunaavashi kandu) so expect rich and varied fish life.

An eco-friendly initiatives and sustainable practices at NOOE ensure your stay is in harmony with the environment. Engage in wellness through yoga sessions on the beach, organic ingredient-based spa treatments, and holistic wellness programs designed to rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit.

NOOE Maldives Kunaavashi resort: infinity pool


One of the best place in the Maldives for adventures and scuba divers, Vaavu Atoll is located between South Male Atoll and Meemu Atoll. Also known as the natural Felidhoo Atoll, which includes the ring-shaped Vattaru reef (in the south of the atoll), the capital of Vaavu is Felidhoo island. The Vaavu collection includes 5 inhabited islands. To get to the islands of Vaavu Atoll you can by ferry or speedboat. A trip from Male airport takes from 1 hour by speedboat or 3 hours by ferry to the nearest Fulidhoo Island. READ MORE

Located in the stunning Vaavu Atoll, often referred to as the “Wow” Atoll for its abundance of tropical marine life, NOOE Maldives Kunaavashi offers a remote and stunning island experience that is a mere 60 minutes by speed boat or 25 minutes by seaplane from Velana International Airport, Male.


NOOE Maldives Kunaavashi resort offers two distinct accommodation options that epitomize luxury and comfort. The white sandy beach bungalows allow you to relax and unwind in the most protected area of the island, where you can bask in the sun, snorkel, and swim to your heart’s content. Facing the south and the north with breathtaking sunrise views Water villas are installed on the east side of the island. Whether you prefer the allure of beachside bungalows or the enchantment of overwater villas, this luxurious resort offers an array of options to suit your preferences.

Each villa is designed with a full-size bar, allowing guests to have access to various refreshment at the comfort of their own villa. Butler service is available throughout the day to ensure guests’ unrivalled enjoyment on the island.

Beach villas feature cozy design, filled with local artworks selected by Tolarno Art Advisors. Outdoor shower and private patio with various seating arrangement are available to ensure authentic Maldivian experience for every guest. If you want houtse reef snorkeling on your doorstep then take the villas on south beach.

NOOE Maldives Kunaavashi resort: beach villa

Alternatively, you can choose to float above the crystal blue waters in one of the resort’s overwater villas. The Sea-esta Bungalow, a one-bedroom beachside retreat, offers uninterrupted views across the Vaavu Atoll. Ocean lovers will delight in the opportunity to swim directly to the house reef or observe the vibrant marine life that comes closer to the shore. This exquisitely designed bungalow provides a haven of relaxation and calm, allowing you to escape from it all and embrace the serenity of the surroundings.

One-of-a-kind duplex villas provides perfect separation between social space and private living quarter, ensuring guests’ privacy. Each over-water villa is equipped with private pool, overwater hammock, and startling sea-view bathroom.

NOOE Maldives Kunaavashi resort: water villa with private pool

In addition to beach villas and over-water villa with distinct design, Kunaavashi also has two secluded presidential villas. Presidential villas come with generous space and multiple bedrooms, suitable for family, friends or those who value vacation without disturbance. Presidential villas will also equipped with waterslides, providing experience like no other.

Restaurants and Bars

Indulging in culinary delights is an integral part of the Maldives resort experience, and NOOE Maldives Kunaavashi excels in this regard. Whether you are a food enthusiast or simply seeking an extraordinary dining experience, the island has something to offer. Guests can indulge themselves in a wide range of gastronomic choices with sea view: all day dining restaurant, Café and pool bar. Overwater grill restaurant is available for those wants to fully embrace themselves with marvelous nature of Maldives. Dining by design is available to create unforgettable dining experience.

With six dining options, you can embark on a culinary journey from the Mediterranean to Japan, from the open flame grill to a romantic dinner under the stars. Each dining experience is carefully crafted to tantalize your taste buds and awaken your senses, allowing you to savor the flavors of the Maldives and beyond.

An all-day dining place with vibrant themed nights, sensational entertainment, and cooking stations, Ìrǔ is the resort's main restaurant a Maldivian term meaning “Sun”. Start your day off with a breakfast buffet and return in the evening to indulge, where the team of master chefs flaunt their international skills. From Maldivian to the global flavours, “Ìrǔ” offers a sensory feast that promises to linger in your memories for times to come.

Japanese teppanyaki restaurant is designed to offer different dining experience. Surrounded by lush greenery, guests can enjoy premium meat and fresh caught seafood from live cooking stations.

A sophisticated pool bar, Vēlì has a menu that's boasts a delectable array of pizzas, burgers, ice-cream and salads, that you can enjoy lounging on sunbeds.

The Clubhouse deck is the ultimate spot to unwind and enjoy the sea views. Sip on cocktails by the resident mixologist, or pop open a bottle of champagne and bask in the golden hour.

NOOE Maldives Kunaavashi resort: dining options


Kulhun Kids Club at NOOE Kunaavashi helps you to enjoy the freedom of an afternoon in the Maldives without the kids! The resort's Kids Club has spacious indoor and outdoor playgrounds, providing activities for young travellers of all ages. Daycare service is also available at Kids Club.

For children of all ages there is lots of creative and sporty things to do. Younger guests can build sandcastles, make salt dough, and have fun with paints, coconuts, and bubbles! The older ones can become master chefs, enjoy water sports, and burn off some of that endless energy with a range of outdoor activities. Our extensive outdoor play areas will provide hours of fun… and give you a few blissful hours to yourself.

NOOE Maldives Kunaavashi resort: kids club

Things to Do

House reef snorkeling or scuba diving through the vibrant coral reefs are must do experiences, where you’ll encounter an array of tropical fish, turtles, and other fascinating marine creatures. Swim alongside gentle nurse sharks or explore the depths with a guided diving excursion. The marine life in the Vaavu Atoll is truly a sight to behold, and thanks to its location in the channel NOOE Kunaavashi provides the perfect base to explore this underwater paradise.

For those seeking a more active experience, the resort offers a range of water sports to satisfy your adventurous spirit. Try your hand at windsurfing, kayaking, or paddleboarding, as you glide across the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Feel the thrill of riding the waves with exhilarating surfing lessons or embark on a memorable fishing trip, where you can try your luck at catching your own dinner.

Immerse yourself in a rejuvenating spa experience that transcends the ordinary at Th-ari Spa by Mandara. An expert therapists blend traditional Maldivian techniques with contemporary practices, leading you on a holistic journey of relaxation and renewal.

Guests looking activities after the sun sets over the horizon can spend evenings under the stars, indulging in romantic dinners by the beach or enjoying live entertainment that showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Maldives.

NOOE Maldives Kunaavashi resort: activities

What You Need to Know

  • It is an hour and fifteen minutes away from Male Airport by speedboat
  • The resort is nestled on a pristine private island, surrounded by turquoise waters and powdery white sand beaches.
  • Check-in from 14:00 ; Check-out until 12:00
  • Children of any age are welcome. Children aged 12 years and above are considered adults at this property.
  • Shark sighting excursions are highly recommended
  • Please inform NOOE Maldives Kunaavashi in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
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