Maldives

Luxury holidays in the Maldives are available with The Villa Collection with a variety of exceptional villa resorts and private islands to experience the memorable of escapes.

The Maldives consists of 1,190 small islands peppered in the midst of the Indian Ocean with crystal clear waters and breath-taking scenery. The Maldives encompass more than 99 % of the sea and less than 1 % of the land.

All the islands are encircled by a lagoon, which is blessed with crystal clear water. These islands are protected by a reef structure, housing one of the most exclusive and spectacular underwater marine life.

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Nika Island Resort and Spa

Nika Island Resort and Spa

Nika Island Resort and Spa, Maldives

Nika Island Resort and Spa is a beautiful villa resort and has been exclusively designed by an Italian architect to offer guests the ultimate in privacy. Each villa features a se...

  • Bedrooms: 1-2
  • Maximum Guests: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1-2
  • Location: North Ari Atoll
One&Only Reethi Rah

One&Only Reethi Rah

One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives

One&Only Reethi Rah is one of the most exclusive private villa resorts in the Maldives and is located in the North Malé Atoll and sits among a string of coral atolls, lagoons...

  • Bedrooms: 1-2
  • Maximum Guests: 8
  • Bathrooms: 1-2
  • Location: North Malé Atoll
Park Hyatt Hadahaa

Park Hyatt Hadahaa

Park Hyatt Hadahaa, Maldives

Park Hyatt Hadahaa is located in the south of the Maldives and features 50 luxury villas, 36 of which are on land and 14 over water. The villas have been designed with the utmos...

  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Maximum Guests: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Location: South of Malé
Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa

Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa

Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives

Shangri La's Villingili Resort and Spa is one of the jewels of the luxury resorts you’ll find in the Maldives – as appealing for honeymooners as it is for families looking for ...

  • Bedrooms: 1-2
  • Maximum Guests: 6
  • Bathrooms: 1-2
  • Location: Addu Atoll, south of Malé
Six Senses Laamu

Six Senses Laamu

Six Senses Laamu, Maldives

Six Senses Laamu is the only resort in the Laamu Atoll, deep in the Indian Ocean and an inter-island plane trip from Malé International Airport. The resort is a combination of lan...

  • Bedrooms: 1-2
  • Maximum Guests: 6
  • Bathrooms: 1-2
  • Location: 35 minute flight from Malé
The Amilla Villa Estate

The Amilla Villa Estate

The Amilla Villa Estate, Maldives

The Amilla Villa Estate is a magnificent six bedroom villas and only one of eight exclusive villas on this beautiful island resort in the Maldives Baa Atoll. The estate has direct ...

  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Maximum Guests: 12
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Location: Baa Atoll, North Islands
From £16,053per night
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The Beach Villas at Amilla Fushi

The Beach Villas at Amilla Fushi

The Beach Villas at Amilla Fushi, Maldives

Amilla Fushi is an exclusive gated community and features only eight luxury villas. The Beach Villas at Amilla Fushi each have four bedrooms. There are six of these villas availab...

  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Maximum Guests: 7
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Location: Baa Atoll, North Islands
From £2,795per night
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The Residence Maldives

The Residence Maldives

The Residence Maldives, Maldives

The Residence is a spectacular private island retreat situated within the sought-after Gaafu Alifu Atoll at the heart of the Maldives. With 94 exquisite island-style villas to choo...

  • Bedrooms: 1-2
  • Maximum Guests: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1-2
  • Location: Gaafu Alifu Atol
Veela Private Island

Veela Private Island

Veela Private Island, Maldives

Velaa Private Island is the realisation of a dream to create a ‘beyond luxury’ exclusive boutique hideaway in the Maldives. Its name means "Turtle Island" in the local language...

  • Bedrooms: 1-4
  • Maximum Guests: 10
  • Bathrooms: 1-4
  • Location: Northwest edge of the Maldives archipelago
W Retreat & Spa Maldives

W Retreat & Spa Maldives

W Retreat & Spa Maldives, Maldives

W Retreat & Spa Maldives is a luxurious private island resort with beautiful white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons and breath-taking reefs located on Fesdhoo Island in the No...

  • Bedrooms: 1-2
  • Maximum Guests: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1-2
  • Location: 25 minutes from Malé

GETTING THERE

There are a number of flights operating from many airports in the UK. You can fly with Emirates via Dubai, Etihad via Abu Dhabi, Oman Air via Muscat, Qatar via Doha or Turkish Airlines via Istanbul. British Airways fly directly from London Heathrow during certain months of the year.

Capital: Malé
Flying time: 10 hours direct
Language: Dhivehi
Country Size: 115 square miles
Time difference from the UK: + 4 hours summer / +5 hours winter
Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa but many resorts accept US$
Voltage: 220 Volts
Driving: Left hand side of the road
Airport: Malé International Airport. Most islands are reached with a domestic flight/sea plane
Entry Requirements: British nationals can get a tourist visa for up to 30 days on arrival in Maldives
Drink the Water: It is advisable to drink bottled water
Beaches: With almost 1200 islands, there is a plethora of beaches to choose from
Health and Safety: No inoculations are required. Travel insurance is strongly advised.

The weather in the Maldives is divided into two dominant seasons. There is the dry season or the rainy season. The rainy season occurs roughly from May to November, while the dry season runs from January to April. Between February and March travellers will encounter the region’s most generous offering of sun.