The Maldives are internationally famous as one of the most stunning places on earth for a relaxing tropical beach getaway. The Maldives boasts some of the world's most exclusive and luxurious resorts, and there is something for everyone.
If one has the budget, the Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island resort will have one booking one's second honeymoon to the Maldives in a heartbeat. The Maldives is a great place for anyone seeking to relax in the middle of the tropical Indian Ocean. For many, the Maldives is a once-in-a-lifetime dream holiday destination.
What Makes The Maldives Perfect For An All-Inclusive Beach Resort
The Maldives are a chain of 26 topical atolls in the Indian Ocean. While its territory spans around 35,000 sq miles counting the sea, the actual land area only comprises 115 sq miles.
- Population: 560,000
- Capital: Male
- Flattest: The Maldives Is The World's Flattest Country
These are very low-lying islands, with the highest natural point being only 2.4 meters. Just by viewing pictures of the idyllic Maldives, people are mesmerized and drawn from all over the world. It is considered one of the premier locations for a beach vacation and has no shortage of all-inclusive resorts.
Imagine combining the luxury of an all-inclusive resort with the sugar-white sandy beaches and crystalline turquoise waters of the Maldives. There are family-friendly resorts with endless activities for the whole family through to adults-only resorts with private plunge pools.
One of the most notable resorts in the Maldives is Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island. It is part of the Jumeirah Group, which operates the iconic (and flagship) luxury Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai (that even has guided tours now). There are 24 Jumeirah branded properties spread out over eight different countries.
Why Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island Is One Of The Best
Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island is an all-villa luxury resort on the North Malé Atoll. It is around a 60-minute ride by speedboat from the Malé Airport - or 15 minutes by seaplane. The island welcomes both couples and families and is the perfect location for a romantic getaway.
Getting There From Malé Airport:
- Speedboat: 60 Minutes
- Seaplane: 15 Minutes
The villas are set amongst lush green vegetation, and the resort has everything - including a tennis court, fitness center, spas, fine dining, and much more.
Each villa sits right on the beach or over the turquoise waters with a private pool. The villas are spacious and breezy, with rooftops to relax and sunbathe from. They have both indoor and outdoor showers.
The resorts GLOW Restaurant offers creative world cuisine with Kayto guides offering the best of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine.
The resort offers a range of high adrenaline and other activities. These include private yacht voyages, diving, water skiing, snorkeling, jet boating, tennis, beach volleyball courts, or just relaxing at beauty spots for Hatha Yoga.
Basic Water Villa With Private Pool
Their Water Villa is the ideal getaway for romantic couples. The villas sit atop the coral on a pier stretching out into the turquoise waters of the North Lagoon. From one's private rooftop terrace, one can gaze out farther across the ocean. On the lower deck, relax in the shaded, sunken lounge or cool off in one's very own pool.
- Price: From $805
- Sleeps: Four
Forget about breakfast in bed; at Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island, one can enjoy an opulent floating breakfast spread in the morning in one's own pool. The breakfast floats on a special tray, so one can enjoy the pool and breakfast at the same time.
Each Water villa comes with:
- Private Infinity Pool & Outdoor Shower
- Large Bathroom with Rain Shower
- Shaded Outdoor Lounge
- Rooftop Terrace
Other Accommodation Options
There are other accommodation options for families and those with deeper pockets.
Deluxe Water Villa with Pool:
A one-bedroom retreat over the water and is an elevated version of the Water Villa.
- Size: 110m2
- Price: From $945
- Sleeps: 4
Beach Villa With Pool:
A secluded one-bedroom villa next to white sands and turquoise waters.
- Size: 110m2
- Price: From $1,176
- Sleeps: 4
Prestige Water Villa With Pool:
The resort's largest one-bedroom villa on top of the lagoon - also has a rooftop terrace for al fresco dining.
- Size: 128m2
- Price: From $1,190
- Sleeps: 4
Two Bedroom Water Residence with Pool:
A private overwater hideaway with food-to-ceiling windows - ideal for family and friends.
- Size: 205m2
- Price: From $4,465
- Sleeps: 6
Three Bedroom Beach Retreat with Pool:
The ultimate beachside retreat for families and friends. Comes with its own sauna, gym, and more.
- Size: 389m2
- Price: From $19,980
- Sleeps: 8
If one can afford it, treat oneself to a piece of heaven on earth in the Maldives.