The NAUTILUS Beach & Ocean Houses Maldives

The Nautilus is your bohemian hideaway in the Maldives.  A highly personalised, immensely private resort of 26 beach and ocean houses where every experience is tailored to you.

Size: 242 x 249 metres
Location: UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, Baa Atoll
5°15'44.4"N 73°09'18.6"E

Getting here
: The Nautilus experience begins as soon as you touch down at the airport. You’ll be greeted as you disembark your plane, and ushered to a private VIP lounge for immigration and customs. Soar above swirling atolls aboard a seaplane direct from the comfort of The Nautilus private lounge, touching down at your doorstep just 30 minutes later. For a truly personal experience, charter your own private seaplane or yacht from Malé.

  • Star Rating: 5 Stars
  • Location: Baa Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: 30 minutes by Seaplane
  • Total Rooms: 26 Beach & Ocean Houses
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That most elusive desire: total privacy, unimpeded.  At The Nautilus, only 26 beach and ocean houses line our shores – each a personal sanctum with its own separate living room and private pool, infusing the comforts of home with a bohemian whimsy that invites you into the barefoot life.  

Space to live, to laugh, to share wonderful memories.  Space for children to roam free, to explore – or meet other ‘young wonderers’ on adventures specially designed for kids.

Your connection to the world outside: a private butler service, dedicated to ensuring every element of your house is tailored to you. 

A place to mix and mingle, to spend quality time together in perfect privacy.

All houses have a separate living room and bedroom (suite); large freshwater outdoor swimming pool and private deck with sun loungers, dining table and swinging chair; and full butler service; plus the amenities listed below:

• Free Wi-Fi
• Tea/coffee machine
• Complimentary daily water and soft drinks
• Complimentary bottle of Champagne on arrival
• Complimentary daily fruit
• Evening gourmet turndown
• Personalised minibar
• Wine fridge
• Flat-screen satellite TV in each room with on-demand movies
• Spacious air-conditioned bathroom
• A choice of designer bathroom toiletries
• Luxurious freestanding bathtub
• Separate walk-in shower
• Air conditioning and ceiling fan


Eat when you’re hungry, have breakfast for dinner, drink Champagne in bed. The Nautilus delights in veering off script, crafting bespoke culinary journeys designed just for you. 

Explore intriguing infusions of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine at our signature fine dining restaurant, celebrate simplicity with Japanese and Latin American creations at the grill, or savour an array of global delicacies at our all-day dining restaurant.

No opening or closing, no breakfast hours, no dress codes. Come as you are, enjoy great company and indulge in a shared passion for extraordinary cuisine.

Picnics by the pool, a vintage brut on the beach, dinner for two as you sail through the moonlight – embrace the spontaneous spirit of dining at The Nautilus. From the intricate artistry of fine dining to the simple joy of a home-cooked meal in your living room, dine without restrictions.


Time is a travelling companion. It hastens with us, and slows when we let it. At The Nautilus Spa, our bespoke wellness journeys are crafted to still the murmur of time. In the spa, on a floating pa vilion or in your private villa – wherever you please. Each moment is yours to shape, to savour, and to explore.

Salute the sun at dawn, discover alternative healing, join complimentary wellness classes or craft your own path to restoration, aided by sensuous, organic healing products by Maison Caulieres and Omorovicza.  On the quiet, unrushed shores of The Nautilus, life moves at a different pace. You’ve got all the time in the world to reflect and recalibrate.

No appointments. No pre-packaged spa journeys. Free from rigidity and restraint. Come immerse yourself in the island’s energy – a natural haven of wellness surrounded by serene and sparkling seas.


• CIP welcome with greeting on tarmac and immigration clearance in VIP lounge
• Use of The Nautilus seaplane lounge
• Bottle of Champagne and gourmet platter on arrival
• Dedicated butler
• Packing and unpacking service
• Breakfast anytime, anywhere
• Daily sunset cocktails
• Deli-style canapés at our pool bar all day long
• Your selection of soft drinks and still and sparkling water
• Premium teas and coffees
• Wi-Fi throughout the island
• Non-motorised water sports
• Snorkelling equipment
• Children’s recreation area
• Unlimited daily scheduled yoga, fitness and meditation classes
• Two children under 12 stay free with parents
• Laundry (four items per villa per day)
• Early check-in/late check-out whenever possible
• Departure gift
• Consortia benefits


  • 1-bedroom Beach Houses 09 units | 1-bedroom Beach Houses | 280 sqm.
  • 1-bedroom Ocean Houses 08 units | 1-bedroom Ocean Houses | 252 sqm.
  • 1-bedroom Beach Residences 03 units | 1-bedroom Beach Residences | 400 sqm.
  • 1-bedroom Ocean Residences 02 units | 1-bedroom Ocean Residences | 453 sqm.
  • 2-bedroom Beach Residences 02 units | 2-bedroom Beach Residences | 545 sqm.
  • 2-bedroom Ocean Residences 01 unit | 2-bedroom Ocean Residence | 472 sqm.
  • 3-bedroom The Nautilus Retreat 01 unit | 3-bedroom The Nautilus Retreat


Sports and Recreation
  • spa
  • water sports (non-motorized)
  • outdoor pool
  • private beach
  • shops
  • room service
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • laundry service
  • tours
  • safety deposit boxes
  • poolside bar
  • Airport Transfer
Recommended For
  • Romance
  • Beaches