The Residence Maldives is nestled on Falhumaafushi, a pristine island in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, believed to be the world’s largest and deepest atolls, blanketed under infinite skies and fringed by the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Located 242 miles south of Male’ International Airport, it is reached via an air and sea transfer.
This secluded retreat, a Leading Hotel of The World – 1km long by 120m at its widest point – offers unparalleled beauty. A buggy service is readily available to transport you around the island.
Its elegant interiors blend seamlessly with its traditional Maldivian architecture. The 94 luxuriously appointed beach and water villas with panoramic views evoke a pleasingly classic yet modern style, their bespoke furnishings rubbing shoulders with local artifacts and wall-art. High ceilings and French windows ensure every villa is airy and light filled. The villas offer either a “toes in the sand” experience or the chance to slip straight from your deck into the cool, clear waters to reach your own private dive site.
The Spa by Clarins offers an array of holistic treatments, pampering massages and hair services using unique formulas developed with ingredients from plant origins. An ocean facing open air pavilion for yoga and meditation sessions to rejuvenate the body and mind.
A gastronomic journey ranging from World, Asian and Indian Ocean cuisine awaits at The Dining Room and The Falhumaa. The Beach Bar offers a relaxing poolside and beachfront tapas bar lounge, and The Library features an extensive reading and media collection for your leisure. A variety of 24-hour private dining services, including a private island getaway, allows for a truly exclusive romantic escapade.
A full range of land facilities such as fitness centre, spa, sauna and steam room, library and boutique, and water activities such as catamaran, windsurfing, kayak, jet ski, beach and freshwater swimming pool, scuba diving, island excursion and deep sea diving by PADI-5 Star Dive Centre are available. The Kids Club is specially designed to care for and to engage the little ones.
Perfect for destination weddings to celebrate the commitment of love, The Residence provides wedding and honeymoon packages. The resort’s renowned butler service provides the best in personal attention to ensure that your stay is perfect in every way.