Destinations & Resorts

Holidays to Maldives

Maafushivaru

Maafushivaru
 
 
Maafushivaru is located on the Southern tip of the Ari Atoll a 25 minute sea-plane transfer from Male Airport.
 
The island, renovated in 2010, offers stylish and chic accommodation. In addition there is the possibility of booking your own private island for the night, Lonubo island located in the neighbouring lagoon.
 
 
Villas
There are 48 Villas on the island, in 3 categories, all offering clear views of the ocean.
 
24 Beach Villas – 112sqm
These are surrounded by abundant vegetation and have private deck facing the ocean with sunloungers. Each Villas as king bed, air conditioning, flat screen TV with DVD player, iPod docking centre, mini bar, espresso machine, hairdryer, safe, bather and beach towels and bathrobe. The bathroom is semi-open air with shower, an outdoor garden area with rain shower.
 
 
22 Water Villas – 100sqm
These are built out over the water and have the same comforts as Beach Villas with stunning views of the lagoon. Each Villa is completely private with its own walkway from the main jetty. The Villa bathroom complete with  bath and rain shower. Each villa also has its own wooden deck with seating area and sunloungers.
 
 
2 Pool Villas – 250sqm
The pool villas come as two separate villas each with its own open air bathroom with rain shower. The have the same facilities as beach villas with the addition of a private pool shared between the two villas.
 
Restaurants & Bars.
 
Cuisine Gallery
This is the islands main restaurant which has open air seating with an additional terrace overlooking the lagoon. Buffet breakfast, lunch and Mediterranean style dinner is served each day with Tuesday being Maldivian night.
Breakfast 7.30-10.00 – Lunch 12.30-14.00 – Dinner 19.30-21.30
 
À 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.
 
135° East 
Another à la carte option, 135° East is a contemporary 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.
 
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. 
 
Water Bar
An ideal place to chill out and enjoy a refreshing drink while gazing at the sparkling turquoise waters of the lagoon. Our bar offers a wide range of delicious home-made cocktails, fresh juices, soft drinks and cold beers.
Open 9am till late.
 
All Inclusive Package
For ultimate relaxation you can leave your wallet behind and not worry about those ‘little extras’ mounting up. Our All Inclusive package includes the following:
  • Main meals of Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner buffets in the Cuisine Gallery. À la carte dining and private dining experiences are not included in the all inclusive packages.
  • High Tea with tea/coffee and snacks is available in the Library Lounge between 15.00 – 17.00.
  • Beverages included in the package are soft drinks, such as Coke, Sprite, Fanta, canned juices including orange, pineapple and apple, spirits and liquors, cocktails, house wines by the glass, Carlsberg draft beer and house mineral water. In the minibar in the villa non-alcoholic beverages are included.
  • Use of snorkelling equipment. Basic knowledge is required, lessons are at extra cost. Please handle equipment with care as you are liable for any damage.
  • Excursions - One Sunset Cruise per person per stay.
 
Lonubo
A stunning deserted island in the same lagoon as Maafushivaru, Lonubo Island is exclusively for the use of Maafushivaru guests. Your holiday on Maafushivaru will not be complete without at least one visit to this beautiful islet.
 
Daily morning and afternoon boat trips are organised on complimentary basis for those who wish to have a swim, a snorkel or simply take in some sun.
 
Come evening, you can book a private dinner or an overnight getaway, just for the two of you. Please see below for more details:
 
For an evening on Lonubo, prior bookings are highly advisable as we take reservation only for one couple on any given evening.
 
The Romance Picnic:A beautifully prepared picnic for two. We will deliver the Hamper with you when you arrive, together with a selection of soft drinks and water. US$ 450
 
Island BBQ: A modern BBQ - where a chef cooks your food, whilst you spend time together enjoying a glass of wine, watching the sunset and the stars rise.US$ 550
 
Desert Island Dream: Your own desert island for the night. A fully catered 4 course dinner with your own chef and waiter. Sit and enjoy the true Maldivian experience of a private dinner on the beach with sand between your toes. US$ 900
 
Rates may change and subject to 10% service and 8%GST tax.