Arrive at this serene island resort by speedboat and head to your suite or villa – you'll soon discover that all have their own private swimming pools, sala day beds and either beach or lagoon access.
You may be in the middle of the Indian Ocean but there is plenty to do, with bountiful watersports, two swimming pools, an overwater fitness centre, the Talise Spa and yoga classes. There are also three restaurants and a beachside cocktail bar to choose from, along with a 24-hour in-villa dining service. Parents can rest assured that their children will be well looked after at Jumeirah Vittaveli, as there is a great kids’ club and children’s play area, as well as plenty of activities for teenagers.
The overwater Fenesse restaurant offers Mediterranean flavours in a unique setting, while chefs at Mu Beach Bar & Grill bring barbecued seafood and meat delicacies to your table, and Samsara serves themed buffets to suit every palate. There’s something for everyone at this luxury Maldives resort – perfect!
South Malé Atoll, 20 minutes boat transfer from Malé International Airport.
Jumeirah Vittaveli comprises 43 Beach Villas and suites, and 46 Lagoon Villas and Suites, all featuring private swimming pools and sala day beds.
Start your evening with sumptuous dishes at the overwater restaurant, Fenesse, the atmospheric MU Beach Bar & Grill, or the contemporary yet elegant Samsara. Afterwards, drink in marvellous sunset panoramas at the 360 bar, Bar-EE, while you relax with one of the signature cocktails. The next day, wake up bright and early to enjoy a magnificent Sunrise Breakfast – the spectacular view of the horizon from your private stretch of beach is unforgettable.
Activities at Jumeirah Vittaveli range from kayaking, snorkelling and sunset fishing trips, to lounging around by the pool or being pampered in the world-class Talise Spa. The Maldives boasts a wealth of sensational underwater wonders, so be sure to take advantage of the resort’s PADI certified dive centre.
Children and teenagers will also have a great time at Jumeirah Vittaveli – there are endless opportunities for them to discover the magic of the Maldives. From supervised snorkelling and swimming lessons, to t-shirt painting and cooking lessons, the activities are innovative and, most importantly, fun.