10 Best Family Water Pool Villas in The Maldives 2020
Best Maldives Luxury Family Resorts
Updated July, 2020
With its unbelievably white sandy beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters the Maldives, once considered a dream honeymoon destination, is now a haven for family-friendly beach vacations. The spectacular luxury kids friendly resorts which are nestled on the private islands are another major drawcard. These luxury Maldives resorts take ‘ocean view’ to another level, pleasing their smallest guests with endless adventure and indulgence. The atmosphere, kids' clubs, stunning family villas, endless activities and outstanding fun, is all really makes family holidays work.
All the below resorts are family-friendly and if you’ve added “stay in an over-water villa” to your travel bucket list , but you still don’t want to leave the kids at home - don’t panic: there are over-water family accommodation options out there! Although many luxury resorts do not recommend (it means that not prohibited) staying in water villas with small children for safety reasons сhildren under 12 require written parental consent to stay in a water villa.
Below, ten water pool villas in the Maldives that the whole family can enjoy.
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Best Experience: Water Villas, Couples, Families, Spa, Beaches
The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, the flagship property in The Sun Siyam Resorts' collection, is located in the northern Noonu Atoll, and is accessible by a 40-minute seaplane ride from the Maldives main Malé Airport. Surrounded by seemingly untouched environs of the scenic Noonu atoll, this 221-room resort offers what is arguably the best local resort in the country, including 2 swimming pools, diving center PADI , and the awarded largest spa in the country. On the 21-hectare island you can enjoy water sports and there are interesting excursions for all ages, as well as divу school, and for couples there is a detached swimming pool “for adults only” and a romantic dinner at candlelit fine restaurants.
For families recommended to stay in one of 5 Infinity Water Villas and indulge in spacious luxury accommodation in the heart of the Maldives with your loved one, friends or family. Featuring 01 master bedroom with king size bed and space for up to 02 additional beds, these spacious suites are perfect for honeymoon stays and family holidays in the Maldives. With private outdoor deck area reaching out to the lagoon, private lava stone pool, cabana and outdoor dining area, glass panel floor, sitting room they can accommodate up to 4 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 3 children, and feature a private outdoor deck with a lava stone pool, cabana, and outdoor dining area. Recline and relax in luxury as you escape to paradise. Read Full Review...
Best Experience: Family, Couples, Dining, Diving, Spa
Featuring more flexible approach to tropical island luxury, Amilla Fushi offers a luxurious 'island home' for both couples and families in the Maldives. 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.
With maximum capacity of Four Adults + Two Children or Two Adults + 04 Children, Amilla's spacious 2-bedroom water villas (Family Two Bedroom Ocean Lagoon House) are ideal for groups of friends and families. These stylish retreats offer spectacular views and direct access to the shimmering lagoon which awaits your exploration. Splash in the private freshwater pool, enjoy an alfresco feast on the deck with your loved ones or sit indoors a cosy nook with a book. Read Full Review
Best Experience: Couples and Families, Dining, Nightlife, shopping, Activities, All Inclusive
Located within Emboodhoo Lagoon, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives is your all-access guide to the great life in The Marina @ CROSSROADS, the first integrated resort destination in the Maldives. Opened on september 2019, and only a 15-minute boat jorney from Malé airport the resort offers direct access to an entertainment island with dining, shopping, and more fun activities. Suited for families, couples and groups of friends, Hard Rock Hotel in the Maldives takes inspiration from the tropical surroundings, incorporating authentic notes of regionally-inspired music memorabilia throughout.
You can stay in the Maldives like the rich and famous. The resort's Rock Star Villa boasts private boat docking, a tuk-tuk bar, infinity pool, Jukebox, large outdoor deck with sun loungers, outdoor and indoor dining area and butler room with a service pantry. Feel the bliss in Emboodhoo Lagoon. Featuring a tuk-tuk bar and an infinity pool, the Rock Star Villa is located over the water and includes a private boat docking access, large outdoor living deck with sun loungers, dining facility, outdoor shower, overwater relaxing net and direct lagoon access. The Rock Star villa at the 5-star resort in the Maldives also includes a spacious living room with a 86" TV, a maxi bar and dining area, a butler room with service pantry, and an ensuite bathroom with a bathtub, waterfall shower, and signature amenities. Read Full Review
Best Experience: Overwater Villas, Service, Spa, Beaches, Gourmet Dining, Activities
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is an exclusive 5-star resort that's bringing a “next level” to the luxury holiday experience in the Maldives. Opened July 1st 2019, the resort raises the bar in modern luxury travel catering to the individual needs of its discerning guests. Spanning across three islands in the South Male Atoll, the hotel offers global travellers 138 luxuriously appointed villas in an inspirational setting, complemented by the iconic True Waldorf Service experience. Additionally, the resort features 10 truly unique dining experiences, including an unforgettable treetop restaurant boasting stunning views.
From 346 sq.m./3,723 sq.ft., with ocean terrace, pool, indoor/outdoor living space Two Queen Bedded Grand Overwater Villa with Pool is the perfect choice for families. The room accommodates 2 adults, 2 children below 12 years and 1 infant. Indulge in a Maldivian experience with floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding doors opening out on to endless ocean views. The wooden deck offers direct ocean access, while alongside the infinity pool are overwater hammocks, sun loungers and dining gazebo. The air-conditioned living and dining room come with audio-visual entertainment and comfortable sofas. The bedroom has two queen-sized, Waldorf Astoria signature bed and sitting area, while the dressing room has a glass floor revealing the tropical reef below Read Full Review
Best Experience: Couples, Family holiday, Over-Water Vollas, Spa, All Inclusive
Ayada Maldives is a luxury Turkish themed resort located amid a pristine reef within the southern rim of the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in southern Maldives. Ayada offers 122 spacious villas and suites, with private pools, butler service and thoughtful five-star detailing. Food lovers can explore the six restaurants, while those seeking complete relaxation will find their haven in the large spa which boasts a Turkish Hammam and eight private treatment villas. The main goal of the company is high-quality vacation, beautiful nature, amazing design and exceptional service, and we are absolutely sure that Ayada is on the right way.
Sunset Family Ocean Suite with Pool is Ideal for families travelling with older children, these west-facing over-water suites have two bedrooms; one with a glass floor panel and shower room, and the master bedroom with en suite full bathroom with separate tub and shower. Outside is a huge sundeck with dining table, over-water hammock, private pool, sun loungers, daybed and steps into the ocean below. Floor-to-ceiling windows line one side of both bedrooms ensuring direct access to the terrace and endless views of the horizon. Guests staying in Ayada's suites are treated with a range of luxurious bathroom amenities, including soap, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion. Read Full Review
Best Experience: ouples, Families, Water Villas, Service, Beaches, Swimming with Mantas
Vakkaru Maldives is a brand new luxury resort located within the crystal clear waters of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Baa Atoll. Vakkaru is a lovely island combined with a real Maldivian atmosphere and offers many high-end options in a comfy ambiance. Surrounded by lush, vegetation, beautiful beach and stunning lagoon, the 5-star resort offers an extensive selection of luxury accommodation, with 125 beach and overwater villas and suites catering for couples and families alike, all come with butler service. A great choice of indulgent dining choices allow guests to enjoy flavours from Europe to Asia in four restaurants and two bars, all offering a delicious culinary experience and an amazing, talented, professional team of friendly staff. With an array of energetic or relaxing indulgent activities in and around this Maldives resort, it’s an ideal place for both couples (romantic and idyllic with an adult-only area ) and as well families (kids club, family villas beach & overwater and nanny service). The island, with its pearl shores and ambundant marine life is just a 25-minute seaplane ride from Malé Airport.
Over Water Family Pool Villas are picture perfect accommodation for whole family wanting to share the unique experience of staying above the emerald waters. Vakkaru's Over Water Family Pool Villas feature the same exclusive design as the Overwater Villas, plus a separate relaxation/reading area or a sleeping area for two children and a day bed in the parents’ bedroom area, allowing a family with up to three children under 12 years to relax in exceptional space and comfort. Read Full Review
Best Experience: Couples, Family holiday, Over-Water Villas, Spa, All Inclusive, swimming with whale sharks
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa is a perfect match for honeymooners, families and groups on incentives trips, and has a reputation for hosting renewal of vows on its idyllic sandy beach surrounded by lazy palms and sparkling azure waters. The hotel does not look like a typical Maldivian resort, but it works brilliantly. Built in 2009, this 112-room luxury resort is an exceptional value for the Maldives. Prices for rooms are quite reasonable compared to other elite properties, where only a few offer all-inclusive Centara privileges. Alcohol, a la carte dining, daily 30-minute massages, water sports rental, kid's facilities, Wi-Fi and excursions are covered by an all-inclusive plan, making this resort stand out from the crowd.
These Deluxe Family Water Pool Villas are designed for the special needs of those with young children. The villas offer 93 square metres of family space including a children’s sleeping area with bunk beds and PlayStation video games, and secured access to the terrace for safety of the little ones. You will also enjoy complimentary wireless internet access. These spacious retreats on the southern side of the island can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children in comfort, and feature a king bedroom and a large bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi or free-standing bathtub. Read Full Review...
Best Experience: Water Villas, Family, Beach, Spa, Diving, snorkeling with manta raysFeaturing lush jungle interior and a sparkling 2-kilometre lagoon, Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru is a sophisticated Maldives resort with fantastic family facilities situated on 44 acres of unspoilt tropical island in the remote Baa Atoll UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, just a 35-minute sea plane transfer north of Male. The combination of innovation, healthy lifestyles and environmental programs is all about the resort. A rare collection of all the best to see and do was featured and delivered by a team that has no equal in the hospitality industry. The clear waters surrounding Landaa Giraavaru are known worldwide as one of the best places for diving with whale sharks and Manta rays. The resort leads the way in sustainable luxury living.
Sunset Family Water Villas with Pool are the reimagined over-water accommodation at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru that're feature twice as much living space outside than in to create vastly extended indoor-outdoor hideaways that bring the ocean closer at all times. Take in stunning sunsets as you lounge in your overwater nets, private pool or from high in your sea-gazing loft. With a spacious bedroom, a living area, a separate study with a double bed, and steps that lead directly into the sea, these west-facing villas immerse you in the sweeping serenity of lagoon living. Read Full Review...
Best Experience: Water Villas, Service, Honeymoon, Family, House reef snorkeling, diving
Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa at Dhonakulhi is a luxury island hideaway in the untouched Haa Alifu atoll in the north of Maldives. The 5-star resort offers guests the luxury of space and privacy across 297,000 square metres. With some of the largest villas in the country, all 103 luxury villas and residences fall into ten categories ranging from beachfront to over-water. To ensure the absolute absence of stress during your holiday, each of the villas is assigned a butler, to deal with anything from unpacking luggage to food, activity and transfers. Including Family Villas with Pool the entire resort is great for families. There is a children's menu, a children's pool and a large shallow lagoon, ideal for swimming and water sports. There is a free water park suitable for children and adults who are children at heart.
The Two Bedroom Water Villa with Pool is your very own family hideaway. Located on an own jetty at the northern tip of the island these double luxury villas are spaces in which to relax and unwind together, a luxurious place to create memories that will last a lifetime. There are 2 elegantly furnished bedrooms, two bathrooms and an extensive veranda with an infinity pool. A Personal Butler will attend to your needs and help to make your dream holiday a reality. Read Full Review...
Best Experience: Couples and Family, Beach, Diving, house reef snorkeling
Boasting an extensive leisure and wellness facilities, OZEN Reserve Bolifushi - A Luxury All-Inclusive Resort (ex Jumeirah Vittaveli) is a beautiful island ideal for families looking for spacious and affordable accommodation in the Maldives, with a children's and teenage club. With traditional Maldivian architecture and elegance, the hotel is also good for a honeymooners, where you will find total privacy in water villas. Brought it's 6-star magic to the Maldives and just 20 minutes by speedboat from Male airport, with a 24-hour butler service, private pools in each villa and spacious rooms, OZEN Vittaveli is truly a luxury getaway. Accommodation is ideal for both families and couples, with a high level of privacy on the beach and over the water. All villas and suites have their own private swimming pool, starting from Beach Villas with direct access to a pristine sands to Ocean Suites with only by boat access.
Overlooking the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean the Private Ocean Retreats with Slide (Total area 420 sqm) come with an extended outdoor deck, overwater hammocks and sumptuous sunken seating. The water slides are a particular highlight, stretching from the upstairs balcony down into the crystal-clear lagoon, a fun addition for couples and families alike. The double-storey suite features a wooden veranda with direct access to clear lagoon waters has a private infinity edge pool, over water hammocks and equipped with a sunken indoor bath and rain shower. Policies: Please note that it is not recommended for children under 12 years to be in this room type for safety reasons. Read Full Review...
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