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Ayada Maldives

112 Suites & Villas

Ayada Maldives is a private island resort offering a truly luxurious retreat with a genuine Maldivian style. Set in the relatively unexplored Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the south of the country.


Just a few kilometres above the equator – the luxury resort offers 112 spacious villas and suites, all with private pools, butler service and thoughtful five-star detailing. 

Traditional thatched-roof water-villas stand on stilts over the resort’s peaceful lagoon, while beach villas offer absolute privacy amid tropical greenery alongside powder-soft palm-lined white beaches. Food lovers can explore the six restaurants, while those seeking complete relaxation will find their haven in the large spa which boasts a Turkish Hammam and eight private treatment villas. Ayada is an award-winning resort in several categories, especially for its spa, service and for environmental responsibility and counts as one of the most luxurious resorts in the Maldives. 

The resort is noted also for its gardens and tropical greenery and is ringed by a pristine coral reef where dolphins are frequent visitors. The active can explore the area on a host of excursions while at the resort they can play tennis or badminton, take up water sports, learn yoga, Pilates or Zumba or simply hit the 24-hour gym. Outstanding diving and snorkeling opportunities surround the island on reefs that have barely been visited by humans while some of the Maldives’ best surfing breaks are just a quick speedboat journey away. Weddings take place just before sunset in one of the most beautiful private wedding chapels in the Maldives set in a tree-lined garden, or on the beach under a gazebo draped with flowing material. 

Ayada Maldives is situated on the picturesque island of Magudhuva located within the southern rim of the Huvadhu Atoll on an N-S elongated reef lodged between the Gazeera Reef and the Boduhutta Reef. The island occupies the central region of the reef and has a shallow sandy lagoon circling its entirety accompanied by a pristine sandy beach encircling the island. With the Huvadhu believed to be one of the largest and deepest natural atolls in the world, this destination is ideal for diving enthusiasts who are keen to explore a vastly undiscovered sea scape. 


Highlighting the majesty of the natural surroundings, Ayada Maldives offers 7 luxury accommodation types, all of which bring together contemporary with traditional Maldivian and Turkish design elements.  Each of the stilted water villas have been carefully placed on the uniquely shaped jetty to capture magnificent views of the endless horizon whilst the beach villas offer an enclave of absolute privacy and serenity less than 30 steps from the Indian Ocean. 

Beach Villas 

Located on the white sandy beach with one bedroom and en-suite bathroom, idyllic veranda and private plunge pool surrounded by lush vegetation just few steps to the ocean. 

The interconnecting beach villas are perfect accommodation for families. 

Sunset Beach Suites 

The spacious suites offer living area with access to the en-suite bedroom. Front of the sitting area is an airy veranda and the private plunge pool with garden and view on the lagoon. You can enjoy here a romantic private dinner. 

Ocean Villas 

The over-water 1 bedroom villas are situated over the lagoon and offer heavenly view whilst relaxing on the ocean-hammocks. From the entry you reach the large bedroom with access to the bathroom and to the veranda and private plunge pool. 

Sunset Lagoon Suites 

Perched on the beach with large terrace over the water, so you can enter the suite from the beach and leaving on the other side into the ocean. This suite offers large encompassing living and sleeping area with access to the large terrace with lush outdoor furniture and plunge pool. 

Sunset Ocean Suites 

This suite is the absolute luxury in the paradise of the Indian Ocean. The large over-water suites have a spectacular living area with glass panel separated bedroom with the en-suite bathroom. 

From all rooms of the suite you can access the huge sundeck with pool and just jump into the lagoon. Two suites offer great space for families – with additional bedroom equipped with twin beds instead of the living area. 

Ayada Royal Ocean Suite 

The presidential suite on 2 levels and 318 sqm is situated on the edge of the jetty and offers the ultimate luxury for 4 audults and 1 baby. Designed, planned and constructed exclusively keeping in mind the need to provide a unique yet accessible, luxurious yet simple, modern yet authentic experience for its guests. 

All exterior and interior elements have been especially commissioned to use the most durable natural elements and as such there is an abundance of teak, marble and terrazzo finishing’s on display. 

The resort pays special tribute to its Turkish influence by introducing subtle Ottoman style decorative elements in the guest villas and dining venues. 

Each of the spacious 50 water villas and 62 seafront villas are tastefully designed and furnished to provide privacy and comfort and exclusively offer: a private plunge pool with terrace, direct beach or ocean access and the service of your own dedicated Butler or Guest Relations Agent.

Villa Equipment 

All suites and villas are equipped with King-size bed, bathroom with tub & shower, Minibar, Private balcony with Jacuzzi (some), Hair Dryer, Safe, Flat screen TV, DVD, radio, cd with USB, mp3 link and telephone, Coffee/Tea making facilities, Pool, Air conditioning, Wifi Internet

Amenities & Services

24 hour Butler or Guest Relations Services, seven dining venues and bars offering international and regional cuisine, 24 hour In Villa Dining, 3500 sqm spa facility with a Turkish Hammam, steam rooms, sauna, hydro baths and a spacious relaxation area, Dive Centre offering a range of programs for beginners to certified divers , Watersports Centre offering Catamaran Sailing, Wind Surfing, Surfing, Stand Up Paddling, Water Skis, Fun Tubes, Snorkeling, Fitness Pavilion offering cardiovascular, weight and free weights machines, Yoga Studio for scheduled or private yoga, pilates and aerobics classes, three jogging tracks measuring 900m, 1200m and 1600m around the island    

The Shopping Arcade offering authentic handicrafts, retail items, jewelry and souvenirs, Hair salon Kid’s Club and babysitting services, Clinic with a doctor on call 24 hours a day, Laundry, dry cleaning and pressing Service, Complimentary Wi-Fi in all villa, Library offering a range of magazines, books, DVD’s, CD’s and complimentary use of the PC’s.

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