Medhufushi Island Resort
About the hotel
Medhufushi Island Resort is one of the Maldives' most spectacular islands, where peace and tranquillity come part and parcel of the tropical island experience. The emerald waters of Medhufushi Island Resort are just a short sea plane transfer from Male, and a scattering stunning villas creates a tranquil atmosphere where white sands and a placid ambiance produce the perfect place for utter relaxation. Medhufushi Island Resort has a superb reputation for its first-class service and great selection of water sports, ideal for couples, honeymooners, divers and sun-worshippers the world over.
- All villas are seafacing with mesmerising views.
- Ideal for utter relaxation.
- Something for everybody from watersports and spa facilitie to a plethora of dining options.
At a glance
Medhufushi Island Resort boasts 112 stunning villas and suites all with sea facing views, dotted over 10 hectares of Maldivian paradise. Four villa categories are spread between the glorious beachfront and the exotic lagoon, each designed to encapsulate the natural shades and hues of the island. Neutral tones and natural materials such as wood, coconut thatch, and stone come harmonise together to create your ideal home-from-home. All rooms are equipped with everything you'll need for an amazing holiday:
- Air conditioning
- Satellite LCD television
- CD player
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- Safety deposit box
- Hair dryer
- Mini bar
- Wooden sun deck with swing
Beach Villas and Semi-Detached Villas
The beach villas sit on powdery white sand, enveloped by vibrant vegetation such as hibiscus and sea cabbage for an unpredicted sense of privacy. Highlights include a four-poster king-size bed or twin beds and refreshing outdoor rain showers. 14 of the beach villas are semi-detached and offer an increased amount of space, with a partition door joining the villas.
Beach Villa Suites
Beach Villa Suites are perfect for families and groups of friends, with loads of space for chilling and socialising. Each Beach Villa Suite consists of two Beach Villas joined by an outdoor seating area, creating a two-bedroom beachside oasis with a shared sundeck between the two villas.
The sunrise or sunset-facing Water Villas overlook the crystalline lagoon, with floor-to-ceiling fold-away windows in the bedroom which fold back across the entire fourth to fully embrace the ocean views. Steps from your private sundeck lead directly into the welcoming blues of the lagoon, bringing you even closer to paradise.
The immense Lagoon Suites at Medhufushi Island Resort are the absolute best of the best when it comes to exotic escapes. They reside in glorious isolation, accessible via a private boat of traditional design known as a dhoni. The captain is on-hand around the clock to ferry you between your suite and the island, or delicious cuisine and amenities can be delivered to your suite on request. There's also a large bathroom with open-air rain shower and a double bathtub facing the sea, so you can relax in one of the most beautiful places the Earth has to offer.
Dining at Medhufushi Island Resort effortlessly blends into the island scenery, with a global vision of delectable dining.
This poolside restaurant offers breath-taking views over the ocean, and appropriately takes its name from the Dhivehi word for mermaid. Buffet-style breakfasts, lunches and dinners are deftly combined with chefs manning live cooking stations to enhance your meals with their masterful hands. The Malaafaiy Restaurant draws inspiration from cuisines the world over, so you're sure to find something you'll like.
This stunning restraint is nestled within Medhufushi's iconic over-water pyramid pavilion. Shaded by coconut thatch, Alfresco offers unbeatable views of the tranquil lagoon is ideal for romantic dinners at sunset. Here you can enjoy a variety of a la carte specialities, wine, and other beverages.
Looking to celebrate a special occasion? Set dinners are available for private dining experiences, served in a choice of idyllic locations. They can be enjoyed on a quiet patch of beach, in the Sunset Pavilion or in the privacy of your villa. The choice is entirely yours.
Vilu Bar offers a range of premium spirits, cocktails, wine, beer and snacks beneath the thatched roof of the over-water pyramid. For some low key relaxation you can get involved with billiards, darts and a library area. Special events such as crab racing and traditional Maldivian -~bodu beru' drumming also takes place here, for a little taste of the traditional life.
- Breakfast and dinner in the main restaurant
- English speaking staff
- Paid WiFi*
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service*
- Laundry service*
- Chapel, shrine
- Shopping arcade*
Sports and Leisure
- Evening entertainment
- Private beachfront
- Large infinity pool
- Diving school*
- Table tennis
- Board games
Scuba diving in Meemu Atoll is hard to beat, Medhufushi Island Resort has a dive centre team at your disposal. There are a host of dive sites in the surrounding area to explore, brimming with fascinating wildlife. The majority of the dive sites within the atoll are protected from strong currents by the coral formations, making the dives safe and enjoyable. Here you'll discover otherworldly coral gardens, and reef fish. If you would like to learn to dive or increase your skills, the expert team at Medhufushi Island Resort will guide you through a range of courses, from Open Water to Dive Master Certificates*.
The Meemu Atoll is a dream for surfers. There are several spots to choose from near Medhufushi with waves that will let surfers for all abilities hang 10*.
The spa at Medhufushi Island Resort unifies the best traditions and techniques of the East and West to bring you a healing experience that is completely unmatched. Experienced spa therapists are on-hand to deliver a plethora of treatments including massages, body wraps, facials, pedicures and beauty treatments. Enjoy your treatment in the cool and contemporary air-conditioned treatment rooms or in the open air under the shade of a pavilion. The Medhufushi spa uses a unique signature relaxation oil or a choice of pure essential oil blends, ensuring that you drift off to a better place*.
- Sunset and morning fishing*
- Dolphin watching*
- Deep sea fishing*
- Island hopping*
- Honeymoon excursions*
*Additional charges apply, payable locally.