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9 Best Beach Villas in Maldives | Best of Travel 2023

The beach villas in the Maldives are beloved by travellers worldwide for their irresistible charm and unmatched appeal. These villas are situated along beautiful stretches of white sandy beaches, offering a direct view of paradise. As soon as you step outside, you’ll be welcomed by the soothing touch of warm ocean breezes and the sound of waves crashing. With their perfect combination of luxury and natural beauty, beach villas in the Maldives create an ideal environment to reconnect with nature and make lasting memories. In our Best of Travel series, we have curated the latest 9 Best Beach Villas in the Maldives, providing quality recommendations to suit your travel needs and budget.

This post was last updated on 2 August 2023.

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Best Beach Villas in the Maldives

1. Two Bedroom Family Beach Pool Villa, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas - Two Bedroom Family Beach Pool Villa

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas is a haven of exclusive experiences designed to delight the entire family. For an unforgettable stay, the Two Bedroom Family Beach Pool Villa is an absolute must. This luxurious villa boasts two interconnected villas with a shared sundeck and pool, providing ample space for families to create lifelong memories. As night falls, the pool area transforms into a mesmerising wonderland with twinkling lights, casting a magical spell over the surroundings.

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Our little Ally relaxing at the Beach Pool Villa

One of the highlights of this Two Bedroom Family Beach Pool Villa is that it has a direct pathway towards the beach. So, if you have your little ones with you, it would be much easier for them to go out and play with the Maldives’ pristine white sands. The villa also features a helper’s room in case you are planning to bring along some help during your stay in this tropical paradise.

Plenty of fun and unique experiences for all ages

Luckily, the fun and enjoyment do not end at the beach. Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas provides plenty of fun experiences for the entire family. The resort’s Thiththi Boli Kids Club offers a treasure trove of fun and new experiences for the little ones, including a Trampoline Park, a rock climbing area, and a water play area. There are also exciting water activities like such as snorkelling, turtle quests, and dolphin discoveries. For a full list of water activities at the resort, click here

And while you are at Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, make sure that you try dining at SEA, an award-winning underwater restaurant. Imagine, you will get to savour delectable meals amidst the presence of corals and fishes in the azure waters – just like you are in your own private oceanarium. The resort also boasts SKY, the Maldives’ first over-water observatory which doubles as a rooftop bar, as well as other dining destinations to cater to every type of palate. There is SPICE for Asian haute cuisine, FIRE for authentic teppanyaki, PLATES for international buffets, and MANZARU for delicious Mediterranean fare. 

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📍 Kihavah Huravalhi Island Baa Atoll, 20215, Maldives
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2. One-Bedroom Beach Pool Villa, Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa

Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa - Best Beach Villas in Maldives

Luxurious island living for the whole family 

Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa is a luxurious family haven for a blissful tropical escape. It offers a perfect mix of indoor and outdoor island living in its beach and overwater villas, each offering unparalleled ocean views. However, if you are travelling with the entire family, the best option would be to book the stunning One-Bedroom Beach Pool Villa. This luxurious villa allows you to have the best of both worlds, as it provides direct access to the beach, and at the same time, you will get uninterrupted views of the ocean. You will even get your very own private pool! Beside the pool are sun loungers, a swing and a gazebo – definitely the perfect spot to take in the breathtaking views. 

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Lounge by this charming day bed by the beach

As we ventured into the beach villa, we were immediately captivated by the impeccable interiors, radiating an inviting ambience that exudes sophistication. However, it was the ensuite bathroom that truly left us in awe. Every aspect of its design was meticulously crafted, especially the wall tiles, so we made sure to take note of all the details to use them in our new home.

Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa - One-Bedroom Beach Pool Villa

Exciting family-friendly activities for all ages

Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa offers more to families than just beach villas. This resort is brimming with lots of activities and amenities perfect for the entire family. The little ones can have the time of their lives in the resort’s amazing Kids Club, which consists of indoor and outdoor areas for endless fun regardless of the weather. The outdoor play area even has a huge trampoline and kiddie pool! Meanwhile, teenagers can unwind and relax (without the adults!) in a trendy rooftop lounge, along with some smoothies and snacks. They can also try out a driving simulator and table tennis found in the area. But if they really want to relax, the resort’s renowned Amingiri Spa offers a unique Young Zen program wherein your little ones can also embark on age-appropriate journeys designed to nurture their holistic well-being.

For some much-needed quality time together with the entire family, you can lounge around in the resort’s main pool overlooking the ocean. The view and ambience from there are absolutely breathtaking. Meanwhile, those looking for adventure can head over to the resort’s Dive Center and try out exciting water activities such as paddleboarding and snorkelling. There are dolphin cruises and glass kayaking experiences if you want to try something more laidback. And of course, family time is always made better with the presence of a delectable meal. Habitat Restaurant is the perfect setting, offering not only incredible flavours but also an impeccable ocean view that elevates your dining experience to new heights.

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📍 North Malé, Atoll, 08540, Maldives
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3. Beach Pool Villa, Amilla Maldives 

Amilla Maldives - Best Beach Villas in Maldives

An idyllic beachfront retreat within the world-renowned Baa Atoll 

Experience a slice of paradise at Amilla Maldives, where luxury seamlessly blends with unspoiled natural beauty. This exquisite resort is nestled in the heart of Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Heritage, so it boasts crystal-clear waters and vibrant marine life just waiting to be explored. Even the pristine beaches are straight out of a postcard! And you can enjoy all of that and more if you stay at one of the resort’s luxurious Beach Pool Villas. 

The Beach Pool Villas at Amilla Maldives offer the ultimate beachfront retreat. Begin by taking a leisurely stroll along the intimate tropical path that leads to your one-bedroom villa, where you will find yourself surrounded by swaying coconut palms. Relax by your private lap pool, nestled alongside plush daybeds that beckon you to soak up the sun and enjoy the soothing ocean breeze. This is what island living looks like. 

And for families travelling with little ones, the beach offers endless excitement as they delight in playing along the pristine white sands, maybe even discovering hermit crabs. Meanwhile, evenings by the beach bring a delightful surprise as there are sharks occasionally swimming through the shallow waters. 

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The Beach Pool Villa brings you and your loved ones closer to the pristine white sands

A whole paradise to explore 

Just a few steps away from the pristine beach lies the resort’s main pool, a true masterpiece. Within this enchanting pool is a cosy lounging area, perfectly adorned with graceful coconut trees that offer a welcome respite from the sun’s rays. Here, you can relax and indulge in the panoramic views that surround you, creating a sense of tranquillity and serenity. It is the perfect place for you and your loved ones to create unforgettable memories. 

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Feel the island vibe in this enchanting pool area

However, if you want to truly explore the island, we highly recommend taking advantage of the resort’s complimentary beach cruiser bicycles and embark on an adventure like no other. Amilla Maldives stands out as one of the select few resorts in the Maldives offering a remarkable 3-kilometre loop that encircles the island, providing an idyllic pathway for running, walking, and cycling all under a jungle canopy. In just 15 minutes, you can effortlessly cycle through the entire island! For the full list of activities that you can do at the resort, click here.

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4. Soneva Fushi

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Unparalleled luxury, serenity, and culinary delights in the Maldives

Experience unparalleled luxury and natural beauty at Soneva Fushi. This resort features 53 private island villas surrounded by lush jungles. Here, you can enjoy tranquil living spaces with stunning views of sunrise or sunset. Or you can just relax with your own private pool, a popular amenity in most beach villas. And just a short walk from your villa, you’ll discover pristine beaches inviting you for a leisurely stroll along the sand. After all, Soneva Fushi is renowned for its villas, combining luxury and natural splendour for a memorable stay with ocean views.

What’s even more amazing is that you can fully enjoy endless tranquility here, with a dedicated team taking care of your every need. Each private beach villa is also thoughtfully designed, combining refined elegance with rustic charm. In addition to the fantastic ambiance and prime location of Soneva Fushi, there’s more to discover. You can also indulge in a unique culinary experience, with Michelin-starred guest chefs preparing delicious dishes that showcase the flavours of the Maldives!

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📍 Kunfunadhoo Island, Eydhafushi, Maldives
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5. COMO Maalifushi

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Escape to the pristine Thaa Atoll and experience the pinnacle of luxury at COMO Maalifushi, the Maldives’ first and only resort in the area. This exceptional beach villa seamlessly blends with its natural surroundings, showing respect for nature and cultural authenticity. Renowned Japanese architect Koichiro Ikebuchi designed the resort with meticulous attention to detail. So the beach villas, overwater villas, and Residences exude elegance with high rafters, teak floors, New Zealand pine, and Kajan thatched roofs. Moreover, the beach villas also feature expansive decks and floor-to-ceiling windows, creating a captivating connection with the breathtaking scenery of the Maldives.

COMO Maalifushi also provides a range of captivating experiences, making it an exceptional beach villa in the Maldives that guarantees an unforgettable trip. The options are endless, from thrilling tours to explore surf breaks or private islands, to engaging in meticulously crafted programmes. Overall, COMO Maalifushi is a paradise where every moment is marked by refined elegance and immersive experiences, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

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📍 Thaa Atoll, Maldives
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6. Hurawalhi Island Resort

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Experience the enchantment of Hurawalhi Island Resort, where tranquility and adventure meet in the Maldives. Located on a captivating private island in the pristine Lhaviyani Atoll, Hurawalhi Island Resort offers a sanctuary that perfectly combines serenity and excitement. The beach villas provide a luxurious haven of peace, where you can indulge in lavish comfort while enjoying the stunning vistas that surround you. Whether you choose a beachside villa or an over-water retreat, paradise awaits with the vast ocean just steps away. Best of all, Hurawalhi also takes pride in a range of environmentally friendly initiatives and actively seeks to minimise its impact on the fragile ecosystem of which it is a part!

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📍 Hurawalhi Island Resort, Lhaviyani Atoll, Republic of Maldives
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7. Naladhu Private Island

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For a private and secluded getaway, visit Naladhu Private Island, a paradise where timeless elegance meets breathtaking natural beauty. This highly-rated five-star beach resort invites you to enjoy the allure of its 20 beautifully designed villas. Each residence provides an ideal sanctuary, allowing you to unwind on your own private stretch of white sandy beach that merges with the turquoise ocean. You can also spend your days relaxing, enjoying sailing adventures, having intimate picnics on secluded islands, or indulging in luxurious spa treatments in the comfort of your villa. And as a valued guest, you also have full access to exceptional dining and leisure services at their sister resort!

With its impressive range of amenities and outstanding services, it’s not surprising that this beach villa in the Maldives has been awarded the prestigious title of Best Island Resort in the Indian Ocean for four years in a row. Additionally, discerning readers of Condé Nast Traveler have ranked it among the Top 10 Best Resorts in the World. This is also a testament to the fact that Naladhu Private Island guarantees an unforgettable tropical getaway filled with pure splendour!

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📍 P.O. Box 2098, Veligandu Huraa, South Male Atoll, Republic of Maldives
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8. Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

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If you’re planning a family trip to the Maldives, consider Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. This fantastic resort is located in a secluded area of the sparkling lagoon, and its standout feature is THE MURAKA, an incredible architectural masterpiece that sets new standards for luxury living. This unique villa provides an extraordinary experience, blending living, dining, entertainment, and sleeping spaces both above and below the stunning Indian Ocean. Every corner offers breathtaking, uninterrupted views that will leave you in awe.

Still, a beach villa experience is a must for any Maldives getaway, and Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has just what you need. The resort offers a wide range of luxurious villas and suites, carefully spread out over two beautiful islands. Whether you desire a beachfront villa, a serene water villa, or a pampering spa retreat, there’s a perfect accommodation option for you. So, dive into the ultimate island escape and make unforgettable memories that will stay with you forever.

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📍 Rangali Island, 20077, Maldives
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9. W Maldives

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Enter a world where turquoise waters and pristine sands perfectly combine with the exceptional style, luxury, and character of W Maldives. This exclusive beach villa in the Maldives also offers an unmatched experience. Here, you can enjoy the vibrant colors of a coral forest and the captivating wonders of an underwater world unique to this land. Additionally, W Maldives is situated on an extraordinary house reef, providing unparalleled access to this underwater paradise from all corners of the resort. So, whenever you feel like it, you can take a dip equipped with snorkeling or diving gear and be transported to a realm of unparalleled beauty.

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📍 Fesdu Island, North Ari Atoll, Maldives, 09110
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