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Faarufushi Resort & Spa

80 villas beachfront and water villas

Located in the Raa Atoll, in the northern part of the Maldives archipelago, opened in May 2022, Member of The Leading Hotels of the World. Contemporary design made of natural materials blended with the surrounding environment and tropical landscapes to create an enchanting atmosphere of "Barefoot Elegance".


The villas Championing a minimalistic, sophisticated design, the villas are indulgently understated: Sleek, modern, and deliciously relaxing. Perched either on the white sandy beach or directly on the water, all 80 villas are carefully curated havens with a breathtaking Indian Ocean view. Thoughtful luxuries abound; from satellite TV, generous wardrobes, air conditioning and high-speed Wi-Fi available throughout the Resort, seventy of the villas have their private pool. Drink in the view whilst sipping on a cocktail on your private deck, adorned with sun loungers and day beds. 

Beach villas

The beach villas even have a private outdoor rainforest-inspired shower and bathtub. 

The beach villas are 38 units, as follows: 

10 Beach Villas (120sqm);   

20 Beach Villas with Pool (172sqm) - 4x6m pool;  

7 Family Beach Villas with Pool (220sqm – two bathrooms) - 4x6m pool;  

1 Presidential Beach Villa (351sqm) - 12x5m pool.

Overwater villas 

The Overwater villas are 42 units are follows:  

39 Water Villas with Pool (172 sqm) - 8x3m pool; 

3 Superior Water Villa with Pool (230 sqm) - 4x10m pool.  

Villa Equipment  

Each villa features flat satellite TV in the room direct dial phone, king-size bed, modern air-conditioned bathrooms with walk-in shower, outdoor “under the stars” shower, bathtub for two, separate WC and bidet, dressing room and walk-in closet, luggage rack, hairdryer, bathrobes, personal safe, tea and coffee making facilities, daily refreshed minibar, twice-daily maid service, room-controlled air conditioning, overhead fans, working desk and also, Wi-Fi internet access all over the Resort.

DINE & WINE  (Restaurants & Bars) 

The Resort is a culinary reference point in terms of taste and aromas as it offers different types of cuisine, all faithfully reproducing authentic recipes of specific cultures. 

The main Aqua Restaurant is located on the beach, and it offers a plentiful buffet, dedicated to the most distinguished global cuisines, ranging from Mediterranean to Japanese, Italian, Chinese and Vegetarian. 

The Beach Club Grill Restaurant offers a pizza and pasta station, a wide selection of fresh fish, seafood, meat and vegetables cooked on a stone grill to enhance the aromas of each dish. • Inspired by South American Cuisine, the Carnivorous Restaurant, offers the same concept of a Churrascaria, a Brazilian-style steakhouse with premium meats. 

Le Asiatique is located on the second floor of the Beach Club Grill and features a Teppanyaki grill for live cooking shows. It's faithful to Asian culinary traditions and recipes. 

The Mediterraneo Restaurant is located Overwater, directly on Faarufushi turquoise lagoon

and it's considered the ultimate gastronomic top-notch Mediterranean experience in the Maldives. 


Considered an oasis of the soul, The Emerald SPA is in the tropical nest of the island and offers world-class treatments from Thai and Balinese cultures. It boasts 8 air-conditioned elevated tree-house private rooms, a steam room, a relaxation area with plunge pools, a yoga pavilion and manicure and pedicure stations. The contemporary architecture and the way it blends into the natural surroundings make it the ideal location for a relaxing retreat. 


While being intrigued by the Maldivian surroundings, children from 3 to 12 years of age can be mesmerized, by the kids’ magical side of the Maldives with many creative, educational and stimulating activities both indoors and outdoors: from arts, crafts and jewellery-making, to fruit cocktail mixology, cupcake making, cinema nights and Zumba lessons. The Dolphin Kids Club has a trained multilingual staff that will entertain your kids and cater to their individual needs and total safety. 


The Dolphin Water Sports Center Faarufushi fully equipped water sports centre is the place to go when you need a break from relaxation. Located right on the stunning white sandy beach, it is accessible to any guest eager to try out Hobie-cat, kayak, kite and windsurf gear under the supervision of our Waters Sport Team. Motorized water sports – like jet skis – are also available at an extra charge. Gym & Sports Center Available for guests, a state-of-the-art Technogym gym with professional assistance for personalized training programs. 

Moreover, the Sports Center boast one Tennis court and one Padel Court right on the Marina's Jetty. Diving Center A 5-star Diving Center that offers the support of certified PADI professionals for guests willing to obtain a PADI license. 

How to get there 

The Resort is reachable by a scenic 45-minute seaplane journey from the Malé airport or 40 minutes domestic flight to the Ifuru Domestic Airport and 5 minutes speedboat to Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa (particularly convenient to easily connect with the Malé airport in case of evening international flights).

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