There are 48 villas in a choice of three diff erent styles, all well-appointed yet simple in design and build, which have everything you need for a relaxing holiday close to nature. All have clear views of the ocean and some look onto the colourful reef. The Beach Villas can accommodate 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. The Water Villas also have space for 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child, although these are not recommended for those with very young children. The Pool Villas can accommodate 6 adults or 4 adults and 4 children and are perfect for families or friends travelling together.
A range of dining and wining experiences are off ered to all guests.
Our main restaurant has open air seating with an additional terrace overlooking the lagoon, where seating is available on a first come – first served basis. Our chefs have creatively designed sumptuous buffets which successfully combine international fare with local flavours. Breakfast offers a wide choice of cereal, fresh pastries and breads, fresh fruits, juices and a ‘cooking station’ where eggs, waffles and pancakes are freshly prepared to your liking. Lunch consists of lighter foods with a variety of salads, soup, hot dishes, pasta and fresh fruit. Dinner features Mediterranean-inspired buffets and Tuesday night is ‘Maldivian Night’ when you have the chance to experience authentic local dishes.
Library Lounge. This coffee shop serves a range of teas, speciality coffees such as cappuccino and espresso, or hot chocolate during the day. High Tea is available here between 15.00 and 17.00 for our guests on the All Inclusive package.
Wine Chiller. You can choose from our impressive selection of quality wines from around the world or sample some of these at one of our wine tasting sessions.
Water Bar. An ideal place to chill out and enjoy a refreshing drink, our bar offers a wide range of delicious homemade cocktails, fresh juices, soft drinks and cold beers.
A la Carte Dining. In the evening there is an option to select from the à la carte menu instead of the buffet. If you prefer, you can book your table for this option on the sundeck looking over the sea or on the beach.
. Another à la carte option, 135° East is a Teppanyaki and Sushi restaurant located on its own sunset pavilion over the turquoise lagoon. The perfect location to enjoy the tastes of the Far East from the teppan grill and sushi counter.
Private Dining. For the ultimate romantic dinner for that very special occasion or even just to spoil your loved one, why not book an intimate dining experience in a private setting for just the two of you? Choose from a Lobster Dinner, Serenade Dinner or a Romance Dinner. Aternatively, why not hire your own private island for the evening? Your personal chef and waiter will prepare a sumptuous meal before leaving you to relax alone, together under the stars.
All Inclusive. For some peace of mind, why not book all inclusive? Our All Inclusive package includes your meals in the Cuisine Gallery, High Tea, Selected Beverages including soft drinks, such as Coke, Sprite, Fanta, canned juices, selected spirits and liquors, a wide range of cocktails, house wines by the glass, draft beer and house mineral water. Soft drinks and house mineral water from the minibar are also included. Additionally, use of snorkelling equipment, and a Sunset Cruise per person per stay is also included. À la carte dining and private dining experiences are not included in the all inclusive package.
Maafushivaru Spa… the truly natural well-being experience.
Situated on a quiet corner of the island on its own jetty, the spa is the place where we blend inner beauty with the beauty of the landscape. Each treatment we offer is individually designed to help you realise your ultimate state of wellbeing.
The Maafushivaru Spa is set on the water with a unique and privileged view to the lagoon. Our facilities include 5 treatment rooms, consisting of 1 couple‘s rooms, 1 couple‘s suite, 1 aesthetic beauty care room and 2 massage rooms.
Maafushivaru Spa offers specific skin care treatments for him and for her, body care programs and foot care. A range of Asian and European blend massages are also on offer.
Our wellness centre also has a fully equipped gymnasium to help you keep fit whilst on holiday.
What better way to fully experience the abundant marine life and colourful corals than to be right there amongst them? Our PADI dive centre, with enthusiastic multi-lingual instructors offers a wide range of underwater adventures catering for all levels from beginners to experienced divers. Beginners will become ‘hooked’ when they discover the amazing underwater world, while experienced divers are sure to see something new among the many types of sharks, mantas, turtles, napoleons, tuna and other smaller, but maybe more colourful, dwellers on the reef. There are two dives each day, morning and afternoon, from on board a Maldivian dhoni. Night dives, half day and full day trips to sites further afield are organised regularly. In addition, a range of courses leading to PADI certification is on offer.
Water Sports. Our water sports centre has a range of windsurfing equipment, catamarans, canoes and pedaloes. If you are new to windsurfi ng or sailing, our team will be happy to ‘show you the ropes’.
Maafushivaru is lucky to be located just a few minutes away from some of the best diving and snorkelling sites in South Ari Atoll. We offer a wide range of diving and snorkelling trips to enable you to most experience the wonders of the underwater world as well as activities on the water, including windsurfing and canoeing. Daytime excursions include trips to local islands, fishing and our ever-popular Sunset Cruise. In the evening a variety of entertainment aims to cater for all tastes and includes live music, movie night and a display of Maldivian dances.
Diverse excursions are available for guests to choose from, ranging from a visit to local island Dhangethi, to fishing trips, sunset cruises and island hopping trips. Day trips and romantic dinners are organised at Lonubo, the small deserted island just 300 metres away.
Maldivian night is an opportunity to experience the Maldivian style of music and dance, Bodu Beru, when local team members of Maafushivaru perform for you. On other evenings the range of entertainment on offer at the Water Bar includes live music, movie night and mellow chill-out sounds. A schedule for the week’s entertainment is posted in the reception area.