The Residence Maldives

Exceptional service in a stunning setting

The Residence Maldives

Hotel Description

You will feel a warm welcome as soon as you arrive at this pristine island located in the stunning Gaafu Alifu Atoll. Experience luxury, relaxation and sublime service in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The Residence Maldives

This five-star resort has been sympathetically designed to blend traditional Maldivian architecture with modern comforts and contemporary elegance. Private beachfront and over-water villas provide a peaceful haven just steps from the sands or clear lagoon‘s a wonderful place for both couples and families to enjoy everything the Maldives has to offer.

The resort has a great range of activities so you can be as busy (or not!) as you like. Take a dip in the beachfront infinity pool before relaxing on a comfortable day bed and admiring the views or take the opportunity to explore the vibrant reefs, lagoons and dive sites close to the island. The PADI Dive Centre offers a range of courses for beginners and more experienced divers.

You can try out snorkelling, kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding, sail a catamaran, go windsurfing, waterskiing or deep sea fishing. To venture a little further afield, you could take an excursion to an isolated island, enjoy a dolphin cruise or visit a local village.

If you prefer to stay on dry land, there are complimentary sunrise and sunset yoga classes, cooking classes and mixology classes. Children are very well catered for too with a fantastic and fun kids club plus they can enjoy private yoga sessions with mum or dad as well as a junior manicure or pedicure at the spa.

Dining doesn't disappoint either with The Falhumaa and The Dining Room serving a tempting array of delicious dishes, cooked to absolute perfection.


  • Babysitting
  • Beauty Services
  • Fitness Centre
  • In-villa Dining
  • Infinity Pool
  • Kids Club
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning
  • Library
  • Massage
  • Minibar
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Watersports
  • Wi-Fi

Holiday Type(s)

  • Family Holidays
  • Honeymoon Destinations


Room Types

The immaculately-appointed villas have air conditioning, overhead fan, tea/coffee making facilities, Nespresso machine, minibar, personal safe, 40 inch LED TV, DVD player, bath amenities, bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer.

Beach/Beach Pool Villa

Airy villas located along the along the seashore with direct access to the beach.

Each one bedroom villa has a spacious living room and a private terrace where you can take in ocean views. Available with or without a pool.

Max Occupancy: 2 adults & 1 child
138-158 sq m

Beach Pool Villa - Two Bedroom

Ideal family accommodation, these spacious beachfront villas have two bedrooms plus a deck and pool.

Max Occupancy: 4 adults & 2 children (up to 2) or 2 adults & 2 children (up to 16)
273 sq m

Water/Water Pool Villa

One bedroom villas set over the glistening waters. Each has a spacious living room leading to a private veranda. Available with or without a private pool.

Max Occupancy: 2 adults
137-156 sq m

Deluxe Water Pool Villa

Enjoy glorious views from these generously sized villas which benefit from a private pool.

Max Occupancy: 2
182 sq m

Water Pool Villa - Two Bedroom

A fantastic choice for couples with older children, these villas have two bedrooms, a living area, large veranda and private pool.

Max Occupancy: 4
282 sq m


The Dining Room: The resort's main restaurant is located on the beachfront and offers indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the lagoon. Serves à la carte breakfasts plus light lunches and healthy salads.

The Falhumaa: A chic over-water restaurant located at the end of a 230m long jetty. Specialties include fresh seafood and grilled meats accompanied by fine wines from around the world.

Light meals and refreshing drinks are available at The Beach Bar and, for an extra special and romantic occasion , a variety of private dining experiences await such as gourmet canapes on the beach or a delicious meal on a private castaway island.


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