After a recent fall in tourist arrivals, the Maldives Tourism Industry is making it’s come back. In addition to various new luxury 5 star resorts, the industry has taken a new turn with the addition of a Super Luxury Private Island and several budget resorts. Morever, with a new found interest in hotels and guest houses, there have been several of these established in different parts of the country.
Following are a the Top Seven New and Upcoming Resorts in Maldives:
Furaveri Island Resort & Spa
(Opened on January 2016)
Located in Raa Atoll, 45 minutes away by seaplane, Furaveri is a Mid-Range Luxury resort with approximately 105 Beach and Water Villas. Surrounded by crystal azure water and white flawless beaches, Furaveri is sure to make your stay there worthwhile.
Amari Havodda Maldives
(Opened on February 2016)
Located in Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, Amari Havodda is a Luxury Chic resort with 120 Beach and Water Villas. Prices starting from 600 USD, the resort is on the high end side but nevertheless, an enjoyable time is guaranteed with endless activities like Scuba Diving, Sunset Cruises and many more.
(Opened on June 2016)
30 minutes by Seaplane, FInolhu is a Retro Luxury Chic resort located in Baa Atoll with approximately 125 Beach and Water Villas. Finolhu is a family-friendly resort with a chic vibe, perfect for a getaway with friends or a romantic honeymoon.
Dhigufaru Island Resort
(Opened on July 2016)
Dhigufaru is a brand new Mid-Budget Luxury resort opened in Baa Atoll with approximately 40 Water and Beach Villas. 20 minutes from a Domestic flight or 20 minutes from a speedboat, traveling to Dhigufaru is not much of a hassle as well, minimizing the jetlag and leaving you with more energy to enjoy what Dhigufaru has to offer.
Malahini Kuda Bandos
(Opened on July 15th 2016)
Located in the North of Male’, Kuda Bandos, now known as Malahini Kuda Bandos was a picnic island for locals and tourists which has now been transformed into a Classic Low-Budget resort. Transfer being 10 minutes from Speed Boat, Malahini is convenient and close-by with various activities to keep you on your toes, and brand new modern rooms built to perfection, facing the beach to keep you relaxed throughout your holiday.
OZEN at Maadhoo
(Opened in July 2016)
Located in the South of Male’ Atoll, OZEN is an Ultra Luxury resort with 90 Beach and Water Villas.
Soneva Jani is an Ultra Luxury, Eco Chic resort located in Noonu Atoll, approximately 50 minutes via Sea Plane. With 57 Water and Beach Villas, Soneva Jani is the newest resort opened by Soneva Resorts & Residencies.