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    Included in Conde Nast Traveller’s list of best hotels in the Maldives, voted the‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort’ and the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Villa Resort & Spa’ at the 2014 World Travel Awards, Ayada Maldives is a private island resort offering a truly luxurious retreat with a genuine Maldivian style. Set in the relatively unexplored Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the south of the country – just a few kilometres above the equator – the luxury resort offers 112 spacious villas and suites, all with private pools, butler service and thoughtful five-star detailing. Traditional thatched-roof water-villas stand on stilts over the resort’s peaceful lagoon, while beach villas offer absolute privacy amid tropical greenery alongside powder-soft palm-lined white beaches. 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 resort is noted for its gardens and tropical greenery and is ringed by a pristine coral reef where dolphins are frequent visitors. The active can explore the area on a host of excursions while at the resort they can play tennis or badminton, take up watersports, learn yoga, Pilates or Zumba or simply hit the 24-hour gym. Outstanding diving and snorkeling opportunities surround the island on reefs that have barely been visited by humans while some of the Maldives’ best surfing breaks are just a quick speedboat journey away. Weddings take place just before sunset in one of the most beautiful private wedding chapels in the Maldives set in a tree-lined garden, or on the beach under a gazebo draped with flowing material. Journey through an unparalleled culinary experience at Ayada Maldives where we strive to offer authenticity and variety with our seven vividly enticing outlet; each with its unique influence. Ranging from exotic Asian flavours to tantalizing Mediterranean specialities to the vibrant Ottoman Lounge complete with specialty coffees, teas, and shisha, your dining experience is complete with impeccable service and breathtaking views of the ocean and the horizon.


    Showcasing the majesty of the natural surroundings, Ayada Maldives offers seven luxury accommodation types, all of which bring together contemporary with traditional Maldivian and Turkish design elements. The stilted water villas have each been carefully placed on the uniquely shaped jetty to capture magnificent views of the endless horizon whilst the beach villas offer an enclave of absolute privacy and serenity less than 30 steps from the Indian Ocean. The resort comprises 33 Beach Villas, 4 Family Beach Suites,14 Sunset Beach Suites, 33 Ocean Villas, 11 Sunset Lagoon Suites, 14 Sunset Ocean Suites, 2 Family Ocean Suites, and the outstanding duplex Ayada Royal Ocean Suite. Designed, planned and constructed exclusively keeping in mind the need to provide a luxurious yet simple, modern yetauthentic experience for our guests. All exterior and interior elements have been especially commissioned to use the most durable natural elements and as such there is an abundance of teak, marble and terrazzo finishing’s on display. The resort pays special tribute to its Turkish influence by introducing subtle Ottoman style decorative elements in the guest villas and dining venues. Each of the spacious 50 water villas and 62 seafront villas are tastefully designed and furnished to provide privacy and comfort and exclusively offer: a private plunge pool with terrace, direct beach or ocean access and the service of your own dedicated Butler or Guest Relations Agent.

    Garden Villas
    The Garden villa consists of a 54.5sqm bedroom, a 24.5sqm bathroom (including outdoor shower) and a 22sqm veranda/garden area. Total area – 101sqm

    Beach Villas
    Located on the idyllic stretches of the white sandy beaches, these beachfront villas offer peaceful relaxation either on the expansive private outdoor and plunge pool surrounded by lush vegetation with the beach situated a few steps away. Beach villas consist of a 35 sqm bedroom, 33 sqm bathroom, 46 sqm garden (which includes 35 sqm veranda and a 15 sqm pool). Total area – 103 sqm

    Ocean Villas
    Poised over the lagoon, these over-the-water villas allows for idyllic contemplation whilst lounging on the ocean hammocks with the gentle lapping of the waves to soothe you. These spacious villas offer a private outdoor terrace, ocean hammocks, plunge pool, an uninterrupted view of the horizon and direct lagoon access. Ocean villas consist of a 36 sqm bedroom, 22 sqm bathroom and 50 sqm veranda (which includes 15 sqm pool and over water ocean hammock). Total area – 108 sqm

    Beach Suites
    Ideal for vacationing families, these interconnecting villas offer a larger separate individual bedroom yet common outdoor terrace areas with a Beach Villa. Each suite offers a private outdoor terrace, plunge pool and direct beach access. Beach suites consist of a 55sqm bedroom (including separate living area), a 33sqm bathroom (including outdoor garden area and shower) and a 50sqm garden area leading to the beach (including a 35sqm veranda and 15sqm pool). Total area – 115sqm

    Sunset Beach Suites
    These spacious beachfront suites offer a large living area, spacious private outdoor terrace, plunge pool and garden area ideal for romantic private dinners with direct beach access. Sunset Beach Suite consists of a 47 sqm bedroom, 33 sqm bathroom, a 46 sqm garden (which includes 35 sqm veranda and a 15 sqm pool). Total area – 137 sqm

    Sunset Lagoon Suites
    Perched on the beach with the outdoor terrace over the water with the unique feature of entering from the beach and exiting from the ocean if desired, these suites offer a large area encompassing a living and bedroom area complete with a spacious outdoor terrace with plush swing sofas and plunge pool to further enhance the tranquil setting with direct lagoon access from the terrace. Sunset Lagoon Suite consists of a 54 sqm bedroom, 36 Sqm bathroom, 66 sqm veranda (which includes a 15 sqm pool along with an ocean hammock). Total area – 156 sqm

    Sunset Ocean Suites

    Offering absolute luxury and serenity over the Indian Ocean, these over-the-water suites offer a master bedroom with private bathroom and a living area with a glass floor panel, an additional bathroom and pantry area, a huge sundeck with ocean hammocks and direct access to the lagoon and infinite views of the horizon. Sunset Ocean Suites consist of a 32 sqm bedroom, 32 sqm separate living area, 22 sqm bathroom, 4 sqm pantry, 4 sqm shower room, a 37 sqm veranda and a 41 sqm sundeck (which includes a 15 sqm pool and an ocean hammock). Total area – 172 sqm

    Sunset Ocean Family Suites
    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 endless views of the horizon. Guests staying in our suites are treated to a range of Bulgari bathroom amenities, including soap, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion. Sunset Ocean Family Suites consist of a 32 sqm master bedroom with 22 sqm en suite bathroom, 32 sqm second bedroom , 4 sqm pantry, 4 sqm shower room, a 37 sqm veranda and a 41 sqm sundeck (which includes a 15 sqm pool and an ocean hammock). Total area – 172 sqm

    Ayada Royal Ocean Suite
    With its distinct location on the edge of the jetty, this duplex split level presidential suite is considered an island enclave and offers spacious bedrooms on the ground and upper floors, a lavish living area and an upper floor terrace providing a 180 degrees view of the Indian Ocean and the horizon with absolute privacy. The Royal Ocean suite consists of: Ground floor: 36.7sqm bedroom , 44.2sqm sitting room, 37.5sqm bath room, a 144sqm veranda (including pool). First floor: 36.7sqm bedroom, 16sqm bath room and 27sqm balcony. Total area – 342 sqm;


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