10 Best Boutique Hotels near Male Airport 2020


Most Popular Boutique Resorts Accessible by Speedboat from Male Airport

10 Best Boutique Hotels near Male Airport 2020

Most Popular Boutique Resorts Accessible by Speedboat from Male Airport


Updated July, 2020

A place of sparkling seas, white sandy beaches, colorful coral reefs and secluded lagoons The Maldives is a luxury tropical getaway. When looking for a tranquil island getaway, visitors prefer to stay in a boutique hotel that highlights the stunning natural surroundings. Offering 50-70 rooms not more these hotels might often be so unique and romantic that you'll not want to leave your room. Coconut-clad beaches and azure surf abound here, but delve further into this tropical treasure chest for much more than a fly-and-flop suntrap – there are snorkeliing and fishing spotting dives to occupy every adventurer in Maldives.

Check the list of 10 great boutique hotels featuring the best places to stay for easy luxury, stylish villas, alluring pools, luxury spas and michelin star restaurants, in a great locations an easy accessible by shot speedboat jorney from Male Airport.

1 Kagi Maldives Spa Island

Kagi Maldives Spa Island
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Best Experience:   Adults Only, All Inclusive, Spa, Wellness, Diving

50 Villas
Kagi Maldives Spa Island is an adults only boutique retreat located in the North Malé Atoll only a 60-minute speedboat journey from Male Airport. With an accent on wellness and combining it with airy, spacious villas both over-water and on the beach, Kagi Maldives is a fusion of tradition and contemporary design, warm service and total relaxation. Scheduled to open in Q4 2020 the 5-star Kagi Maldives Spa Island has 50 villas, some of which are over-water with the rest located right on the beach. The barefoot luxury resort also house a state-of-the-art gym, two restaurants, three bars and a dive centre. Read More

2 Naladhu Private Island Maldives

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Best Experience:    quiet and private, honeymoon, gourmet dining, activities

20 beach houses with pool
Naladhu in the Anantara's Maldives chain - the most secluded resort. Meaning "a beautiful island," the description is rather modest, given what he offers. The ideal holiday in Naladhu Private Island begins with an ideal location on a secluded paradise island next to two other Anantara resorts: Anantara Dhigu and Anantara Veli. With high levels of privacy, first of all guests are accommodated in ultra elegant 20 spacious beachfront and ocean facing houses instead of ordinary water villas or bungalows. Featuring the concept of a new era for the age-old tradition of excellent service and style in the Maldives, Naladhu is the place where everything is as it should be. All is familiar here, not because you were here before, but because it looks just like you would like to imagine. Create your own timeless moment from a collage of three islands, sand, sun, sea and exceptional service. Read Full Review

3 Gili Lankanfushi

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Best Experience:   OverWater Bungalows, Honeymoon, Beaches

46 Water Villas
Gili Lankanfushi is rated by many among the best resort in the Maldives, and with good reason. This stunning, 46-villa, eco-resort is just 20 minutes by speedboat from Male airport thriving in providing truly unpretentious, relaxed luxury. Barefoot are recommended (shoes are removed as soon as you leave the airport on the boat), and each guest is surrounded by the care of a personal butler with the title "Mr. Friday". The spacious, charmingly simple water villas are built of some types of wood and are equipped with open (and on the roof!) decks with seaviews that can evoke tears of joy. On land, a beautiful island with 683 palms offers a range of activities and an excellent dining options. This rare diamond in the Maldives is more authentic than other famous brand resorts at the same price - given the regular appearance in the Gili Lankanfushi of world celebrities. But if your own pools and air conditioning in each room are your priority, you can. Read Full Review

4 Huvafen Fushi

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Best Experience:   Overwater Bungalows, Undewater Spa, Beaches, House Reef Snorkelling. Gourmet Dining

44 Villas
Located just 30 minutes by speedboat from the main airport, Huvafen Fushi ideally mixes Maldivian style with hip and chic features; thatched villas on the outside and on the inside, unique amenities, sophisticated design, contemporary furniture, high-tech equipment, and last but not least cool events which all contribute to make Huvafen Fushi a truly dreamy island. Encircled by one of the best house reefs in the Maldives, this private island paradise is home to the world’s first and only underwater spa, and with only 44 rooms it is the ultimate in luxurious privacy and intimacy. With 21 years and above guests only policy, Huvafen Fushi has been crowned the Most Romantic Resort at the annual Maldives Travel Awards 2017. Read Full Review

5 COMO Cocoa Island

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Best Experience:   for couples, Spa & Health, Beach, Diving

36 villas
Only with 33 romantic water villas and 3 suites on the island, Cocoa Island Resort is rated the most lovely resort for the honeymooners and there is not any kind of child-oriented facilities. Located 40 minutes by speedboat from Malé Airport, the hotel also has a high rating in the Maldives based on guest reviews, so it is ideal for adults. Each of the water villas is very private and looks like a traditional Maldivian fishing boat - the only resort of its kind. Of course, in addition to diving and snorkeling there is an excellent spa and even a pavilion for practicing yoga with a teacher. Read Full Review

6 Adaaran Prestige Vadoo

 Adaaran Prestige Vadoo
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Best Experience:  for couples, Beach, Diving

50 overwater villas
The most luxurious of Adaaran' five islands chain in the Maldives, Prestige Vadoo has 50 first class water villas, a beautiful pool, excellent dining options, and an exellent location just 15 minutes by boat from Malé Airport. With all inclusive package, Adaaran Prestige Vadoo still successfully targets the Japanese and Asian markets, although other nations are more than happy with holiday at this resort. And many Europeans love the special style and atmosphere of this unusual small island. Read Full Review

7 Angsana Ihuru

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Best Experience:  for Couples, House Reef Snorkeling, Two Islands One Great Price

45 beach villas
A true island paradise, Angsana Ihuru is an eco-friendly luxury resort located on the tiny beautiful island with the best house reef in the Maldives. The 25 minutes by speedboat from Velana (Male) airport, a peace and quiet is the name of the game in this boutique resort with 45 villas run by Singapore's Banyan Tree, one of the world's most luxurious hotel brands. For guests there is one of the best house reefs in the Maldives - literally a few meters from the beach is hypnotic snorkeling (for free!), as well as excellent diving (own 5* star dive center PADI). Delicious food and drinks are served in the restaurant, and guests should expect an easy, unobtrusive pressure from the staff offering to book a therapy session at the excellent Thai spa. To diversify the activities there is a free transfer to Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru next door, where you will also find a restaurant, bar and spa.   Read Full Review...

8 Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru
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Best Experience:  Couples, Beaches, House Reef Snorkeling, Spa, Two Islands One Great Price

48 beach villas
Built on an almost perfectly circular island, with 48 villas and unpretentious barefoot luxury, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru remains a favorite place for romantic couples and eco-lovers. Located in North Male Atoll, "Vabbinfaru" in Divehi means "a round island surrounded by a coral reef." The simplicity of the name embodies the philosophy of the hotel. Enjoy the white sandy beach, flourishing coconut trees and tropical sunshine of one of the most popular global holiday destinations. Banyan Tree is perfect getaway for couples who dream of a simple barefoot luxury, away from it all. Beach Villas offer a panoramic view of the ocean, but Ocean Villas are more private. In both cases, "Deluxe" in front of the name means a slightly better setting and more modern bathrooms. The island has its own house reef with colorful fish, rays, reef sharks and turtles.   Read Full Review

9 LUX* North Male Atoll

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Best Experience:   A new ultra luxurious resort, Couples, Family, Beaches, Diving, Spa

67 Villas
LUX* North Male Atoll, the second resort in the Maldives by Mauritius based hotel group LUX* Resorts, has officially opened on February 1, 2019. LUX * Resorts & Hotels promises to demonstrate the transformation of Olhahali Island with an area of six hectares, into the most innovative luxury resort in the Maldives. Accessible by luxury speedboat or a short 15 minute seaplane transfer from Velana International Airport, this intimate resort is ripe with eye-catching architecture and ocean-inspired interiors.

A visual banquet of nautical shapes and colors, the resort is elegantly decorated by the Singapore design group Miaja, a project that combines superyachts with the energetic spirit of southern beaches. Each of the 67 two-story residences is located either on the beach or above the water, whose guests will enjoy a minimum living area of 350 m2. Whether set on the beach or stilted over the crystal blue lagoon, every penthouse villa takes indoor-outdoor living to a new level of breezy sophistication. Big Green Egg Barbecue, Rooftop Bar, Cinema and SONOS, Yoga Pavilion, Star-lit Jacuzzi and Outdoor Games help create an unforgettable paradise lounge for people who love to enjoy life. Read Full Review...

10 Adaaran Prestige Ocean Villas

Adaaran Prestige Ocean Villas
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Best Experience:  for Couples, All Inclusive, Value

37 Ocean Villas
Full renovated in 2015, Adaaran Prestige Ocean Villas is all inclusive luxury resort that offers some of the most affordable water villas not far from Male Airport. It was and remains one of the few resorts in the Maldives with a great surf beach, which is why this island is especially popular among surfers, although diving, snorkeling and other activities are also plentiful, and the hotel occupies an entire island of decent size. This solid 4-star property is all inclusive, and villas the water are especially good not only for honeymoons or romantic holidays, but also are well suited for active guests. The resort has 37 Ocean Villas that are located near the island inhabited by 97 Beach Villas of the sister property of Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi. Ocean villas come with a personal butler and many luxury benefits, as well as a premium price   Read Full Review

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