Jumeirah Vittaveli

A grand tropical oasis

It’s easy to see why Maldives’ Jumeirah Vittaveli is one of the world’s most sought-after island resorts. You are blessed with one-of-a-kind ocean views and first-class facilities that include 90 villas and suites, seven dining and drinking options, a world-class spa, a whiskey cellar and much more.

Adventure lovers and families will take pleasure in Maldives’ first semi-submarine, a state-of-the-art ice-skating rink and secluded water villas with private waterslides.

Fit for a king, the five-bedroom Royal Residence is a self-sufficient tropical wonderland, with 24-hour attendants, chefs, spa therapists and fitness trainers — there really is no need to step foot outside of this ultimate beach pad.

To get to the resort, you’ll ride on one of Jumeirah’s motorized catamarans. With wifi, air-conditioning, a television and light refreshments on board for the 20-minute journey from Male International Airport, you’ll find yourself in paradise in no time.

Our Inspector's Highlights

  • Take the whole family on an underwater adventure in the 12-seat, glass-walled and air-conditioned semi-submarine, a first of its kind in Maldives.
  • Put your skates on and experience the island nation’s first alfresco ice-skating rink, Ice Ice Maybe. Made from a specialized synthetic surface and set under tropical palm trees, the rink operates daily.
  • Tie the knot in pure Indian Ocean elegance at the resort’s very own overwater wedding chapel. With a glass floor and a celebratory morning-after champagne breakfast, you will start this next chapter of your lives in an extraordinary setting.
  • Experience total relaxation with your loved one in one of Talise Spa’s overwater treatment rooms or its garden spa. Couples can indulge in a 120-minute Romance 1001 Roses treatment consisting of a relaxing bath, a private sauna session, fresh strawberries and a 60-minute massage.
  • Take a break from resort life and explore paradise with a ride on the 85-foot MY Vittaveli superyacht. Featuring four cabins, a top-deck Jacuzzi, a sundeck, a Jet Ski, a fully stocked bar and more.

Things to Know

  • Upon arriving at Jumeirah Vittaveli, you’ll be whisked away to your villa in theGuangdong LVTong classic car, the most sought-after luxurious buggy in Maldives.
  • Kuda Koli Kids Club (Kuda Koli means “little puffer fish” in Maldivian) caters to young visitors aged three and up. The supervised club has its own private pool, treasure trail and child-friendly dining menu.
  • Whiskey lovers will appreciate tasting sessions at the underground salon. Try an impressive selection of handpicked labels, including Amrut Fusion from India and Iwai from Japan.

The Rooms

  • Each of the 90 villas and suites at Jumeirah Vittaveli boasts a private swimming pool, direct beach or lagoon access and uninterrupted Indian Ocean views.
  • Inspired by a Maldivian fishing village, all villas feature thatched roofs and a traditional Joali swing. High white walls, which resemble coral stone structures, ensure privacy in these areas.
  • Secluded in its own luxurious compound spanning a more than generous 37,000 square feet, the Royal Residence encompasses five bedrooms, a 16-seat teppanyaki restaurant, sunken outdoor lounge, two generous pools, an indoor gym and more.
  • Newly refurbished, the Private Ocean Retreat is perfect for families or adventurous couples.The villas are outfitted with motion-controlled light technology, overwater hammocks and glass floors. Still, the most amazing aspect of the accommodation is the second-floor water slide that drops you off into the crystal-clear lagoon.

The Restaurants

  • Cuvée Wine Library showcases more than 350 labels. Pair Overstone pinot noir from New Zealand with artisan cheese plates and panoramic ocean vistas.
  • Make a reservation at overwater Fenesse for fine dining and fabulous ocean vistas. Savor cuisine from Fabrizio Vermiglio, senior chef de cuisine, that’s inspired by the culinary regions of France.
  • For the ultimate gastronomic experience, don’t miss Swarna’s signature journey of innovative, multi-course Indian dishes.

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Getting There
South Male Atoll, 08160 Maldives
Additional Details
Fly into Male International Airport and then take a seaplane ride or sail in the hotel's catamaran to the property.
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